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comment unzip error “End-of-central-directory signature not found”
It seems that "unzip" is not very robust and therefore cannot cope with corrupted (or incompletely downloaded) archives.
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comment unzip error “End-of-central-directory signature not found”
I found that the "fastjar" program works as well. It does not require Sun's openjdk. It can be installed from the Ubuntu package "fastjar".
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comment Ubuntu on Thinkpad Edge 11/13/14/15
It seems that sometimes the laptop's firmware or BIOS (?) gets into a bad state. Flashing the BIOS gets rid of that state, but so does disconnecting the battery.
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comment Ubuntu on Thinkpad Edge 11/13/14/15
Try simply disconnecting the AC and removing the battery to get back the ACPI functionality.
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revised Ubuntu on Thinkpad Edge 11/13/14/15
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