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revised My blutooth device not work in KUBUNTU
reworded slightly for clarity (but please feel free to edit further if you like); added information about how to get a terminal; improved formatting and capitalization
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reviewed Looks OK How to execute a .sh file?
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comment How to execute a .sh file?
Running the script by passing it as an argument to sh may be necessary if the script has no hashbang line and the shell being used isn't sh, or if the script's hashbang line is something other than #!/bin/sh but the user wants to force it to be run with sh instead. (And usually, sh scriptname must be replaced with ./scriptname or some other path to the script containing a /.)
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comment How to execute a .sh file?
/path/to/location/nameofshell.sh should be sufficient--after all, ./ works because it causes the name to contain a / character and thus be interpreted as the path to a specific script to be run (preventing $PATH from being searched instead). The only situation where cd /path/to location; ./nameofshell.sh would be necessary is if the script is written in such a way as to assume it's run with the present working directory as its own location, or if the user otherwise needs to be in that directory for something they are doing.
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comment How to execute a .sh file?
@BriceFouthe A #!/bin/bash hashbang line causes it to be run by bash when invoked as ./your_file.sh (or /path/to/your_file.sh). But sh your_file.sh runs it with sh (which on Ubuntu is a different shell from bash; sh is dash). I recommend editing this answer to clarify what shell you're recommending attempting to run the script with (or what the considerations are that you'd suggest be taken into account when deciding that). Without that information, it's not really clear how best to use this answer.
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reviewed Close Making actions require password to work
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reviewed Looks OK Terminal command autocomplete
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reviewed Edit suggested edit on How can I control HDD spin down time?
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revised How can I control HDD spin down time?
Add hint how to find uuid
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reviewed Leave Closed Using my Wi-Fi connection for another device
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comment Wiping Windows 7 with Ubuntu 14.04 installed
See How do I remove Windows but keep Ubuntu? (also: Remove Windows partition) for removing the Windows system and, if you want to install it (or another Windows system) afterwards, see How can I install Windows after I've installed Ubuntu?
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comment command line tty not working (only shows plinking underscore)
@muru Are you sure EoL releases are still supported on Ubuntu Forums? It looks like they are not ("We will not provide any additional support to EOL releases"). See also this post. They apparently are on-topic on Unix.SE. But since it seems likely this particular problem is a bug in 9.10, my guess is that the chances of getting an answer there (or anywhere) are rather small.
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awarded  Great Answer
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Why does Ubuntu only recognize four processors?
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reviewed Looks OK In Ubuntu 14.04 downloads are very slow
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comment I can't use my Nvidia Optimus card
My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? may help.
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comment How do I find if a package is installed by default for each Ubuntu release?
possible duplicate of How do I list the default installed packages?
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revised How to install IRSTLM (automake warning during the build)?
improved formatting and made title more descriptive; retagged
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reviewed Looks OK Wiping Windows 7 with Ubuntu 14.04 installed
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reviewed Looks OK Apache2 won't start after 14.04 update