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Try the command sudo updatedb on the Terminal application.


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I'm not sure if this works in 13.10, but when I want to search for applications in 14.10, I've gotten in to the habit of using Super+A (for the Application Lens) and not just Super, which searches all Lenses. At least for me, the difference in speed is quite dramatic, even with all the unnecessary lenses already disabled, as suggesting in the accepted ...


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The ">" prompt appears because the shell expects you to continue the for loop or close it using the word "done". In your case you just have to add done at the end of the line or after the > prompt, e.g. for i in *.rpm; do sudo alien -cv $i; done This is an error in the instructions.


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I faced same issue & I tried all the options but nothing really worked for me either, after fighting around 6hrs I found solution on my own,it is kind of tricky lot of ppl said ccsm will work, but for me ccsm is not working too. it was throughing errors while executing command $ccsm so first go to 1. Press Ctrl+Alt+F1 and log in.then install ccsm ...


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Looking into its .desktop file in /usr/share/applications, it turns out that there is a line in the file: NoDisplay=true Which means the application is not meant to be called from the launcher: it is a command line tool. Also, in the file is a line: Exec=pdf-presenter-console %f Which means you can run it from a terminal window, by the command: ...


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In Dash, applications are represented by .desktop files. These files are located in either /usr/share/applications or ~/.local/share/applications. What you see in Dash is not the filename of these .desktop files, but the (application-) name that is defined in the Name= line, inside the file. When you have duplicate appearences of the same application in ...


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I concluded this is a bug in the end.



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