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Apr
18
comment Can multiple versions of the same package co-exist on the same system?
@the_velour_fog, note that some packages ( mostly libraries, bug gcc is usually an application that does this ) are given a new name and store their files in a different place so that you can install two versions at the same time. This is mostly done when a library makes a change that is not backward compatible. In that case you might see a "libfoo4" whose version is 4.5.6, and a "libfoo5" package, whose version is 5.1.2, and you can have both installed so that packages that need the older, incompatible version of the library can still get it.
Apr
18
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Apr
18
answered Can multiple versions of the same package co-exist on the same system?
Apr
17
comment Making my 32-bit program code compile on 64-bit Ubuntu (looking for safe path)
@MandelBrot, that's what I said... I also seem to have linked the wrong URL somehow, but the library I found on that site does not seem to line up with the version you are using, so I would say go ask this professor where the heck he got it from so you can compile it yourself.
Apr
16
comment Low PCI-e link speed for 950 pro
Looks like the slot you have it plugged into only supports x1.
Apr
16
comment only 96GB of ~750GB after mounting to /home/…?
Apparently you manged to fill it with 650 gb of data.
Apr
16
answered Making my 32-bit program code compile on 64-bit Ubuntu (looking for safe path)
Apr
16
comment How to format a shared partition which you can access even if you have hybernated
You can't mount the same filesystem at the same time from two different operating systems.
Apr
16
comment Making my 32-bit program code compile on 64-bit Ubuntu (looking for safe path)
Why would you want to compile for 32 bit on a 64 bit system?
Apr
15
answered Hyper-V Style Hypervisor on Ubuntu
Apr
15
comment Hyper-V Style Hypervisor on Ubuntu
Woops... for some reason I read that as "I like the launch it when you need it rather than boot and auto start like xen".
Apr
15
comment Git freezes computer on push/pull/fetch
Are you able to upload and download files by other means? It sounds like a problem with the network card.
Apr
14
comment Cant connect to port over internet
You can not ping a port; only a host ( IP address ). If you are trying to go through a router from the outside, then it needs to be configured to forward the port.
Apr
14
comment USB port mounting
You do not have to shut down after formatting nor mess with /etc/fstab; usb disks are automatically mounted when you plug them in.
Apr
13
comment Can't format sdcard
Seems the card is broken. You might find more detailed error messages in /var/log/syslog or dmesg
Apr
13
comment Hyper-V Style Hypervisor on Ubuntu
Your question contains the answer: VBox or QEMU. There is also virtual machine manager, which is another gui front end for qemu.
Apr
13
comment C compile error
Programming questions should be asked on programmers.stackexchange.com
Apr
12
comment What exactly is written to disk with an LVM basic install on 1T drive?
No, you can not simply undo formatting the disk and installing Ubuntu. It is time to restore from backup.
Apr
12
comment trying to boot Gparted Live from usb stick
The gparted livecd is not Ubuntu.
Apr
12
comment A disk read error occured. Press CTRL + Alt + Del to restart. (Samsung 840 Evo)
Errors booting Windows from a Windows only disk drive are off topic for askUbuntu.