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Unable to find the .lit file reader app clit [duplicate]

I have some lit files I want to convert from Microsoft reader files to something my other devices can read. My friend says I should have clit, in $ which clit /usr/bin/clit but I cannot find it. I ...
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Finding out what package a command came from [duplicate]

Is there a generalised way to find out what package caused the installation of a command?
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Installing curl.h library [duplicate]

Could you help me install curl.h library?
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apt-get or aptitude equivalent to yum whatprovides [duplicate]

Is there an equivalent to the yum "whatprovides" option in apt-get? For example on CentOS yum whatprovides /usr/share/gdm/themes/TreeFlower/background.png Tells me redhat-logos-4.9.99-11.el5....
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How can I tell which package an executable came from? [duplicate]

I'm answering a question with a suggestion to use rename, and I realize I don't know what package it comes from (as part of the answer, I imagine saying something like "if you don't have rename, it's ...
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top (table of processes) package on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt install top, I get E: Unable to locate package top I searched packages.ubuntu.com for top package on 32 bit Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, but there is none. I wonder if it's correct or I'm ...
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How to discover the package a utility belongs to [duplicate]

I installed CUDA using the official .deb form the NVIDIA homepage. But I ran into some trubles and wanted to redo the installation to ensure that every step along the way worked as expected. Thus I '...
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How can I search for a package which provides an uninstalled command? [duplicate]

I would like to search for which package provides an uninstalled command. apt-cache search keyword is good, but the search keyword can be all or part of a package name or any words used in its ...
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Latex compilation problem [duplicate]

I have installed latex and compiled tex file using pdflatex command, the file did not compile. It is showing revtex4-1.cls not found. How to fix this, please any one can help me.
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Ubuntu 14.04 mod_ssl not available [duplicate]

When I try to install mod_ssl it say Unable to locate package mod_ssl $ sudo apt-get update Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-security InRelease Hit ...
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To know which package brought particular so library [duplicate]

I have /usr/lib32/libstdc++.so.6 library on my Ubuntu system. I would like to know which package brought it there. How to know that?
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What package is tail included with? [duplicate]

What package is tail (the command-line tool to see the end lines of a file) included with in the latest stable version of Ubuntu, if I want to install or uninstall it (and does it come installed by ...
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Are apt-file and apt-cache part of apt? [duplicate]

Is apt-file part of apt? I have apt installed by default, but no apt-file. How about apt-cache? I don't remember whether mine was installed by default or me.
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Installing C POSIX libraies in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the following C POSIX headers in Ubuntu 14.04 but for some reason some of them won't install. sys/ioctl.h unistd.h locale.h ncursesw/ncurses.h Commands tried sudo apt-get ...
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configure: error: avcodec headers not found [duplicate]

I'm compiling a source code that generates following error: checking for avcodec.h... no checking for libavcodec/avcodec.h... no checking for ffmpeg/avcodec.h... no checking for libav/avcodec.h... no ...
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