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Universe and multiverse software sites for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I enable the “multiverse” repository? How do I reach the sites of Universe and Multiverse softwares for Ubuntu Free software?
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On 18.04, package “virtualbox-guest-utils” does not exist [duplicate]

In the past, I've managed to get the virtual box shared folder via the command on trusty and xenial boxes. $ sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-utils But now on the bionic version - the packages ...
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Can't download software's from Ubuntu Software center ( 14.04 LTS ) [duplicate]

When I tried to install software's (say Play on Linux / Eclipse), The software center says that Available from multiverse source and there is only a button Use this Source. At the same time I can ...
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Where are the x86_64 packages? [duplicate]

I have a x86_64 system. 3.13.0-36-generic #63-Ubuntu SMP x86_64 GNU/Linux. I'm trying to find packages for netperf. apt-get install doesn't find it. I see the package is available here, but not for ...
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how to add package cufflinks to apt repository [duplicate]

I have installed several genomics packages via commands like: sudo apt install tophat. However, I need other packages such as cufflinks that the apt command does not seem to find via the sources.list. ...
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Why frogatto is not in ubuntu software? [duplicate]

Why the game frogatto is not showing in ubuntu software ? it's a graphical application in the official ubuntu repository
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Have Broadcom Modem, worked prior to Ubuntu 16.04 installation [duplicate]

tom@tom-Vostro-1000:~$ sudo apt install firmware-b43-installer Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package firmware-b43-...
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How do you run Ubuntu Server with a GUI?

Trying to run a Ubuntu server for the first time... But everything is in a terminal. Is there a way to switch to a GUI?
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How to install Flash player on Ubuntu?

Even though I have the latest Adobe Flash player 11.2 for Linux in Firefox - ref: Flash player security doubts - a particular online flash game still requests that I update to the latest flash player....
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Installing and testing CUDA in Ubuntu 14.04

I am uncertain about how to install CUDA in my system. looking around there are many tutorials about cuda on 12.04 LTS and a few on 13.04 and 13.10, but they all talk about acquiring a deb package ...
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How to install vmware tools?

I installed my Ubuntu in vmware, no I need install vmware tools, I got error: Searching for a valid kernel header path... The path "" is not valid. Would you like to change it?[yes] In CentOS, ...
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My WiFi adapter is not working at all, how to troubleshoot?

On this site I see hundreds if not a thousand questions being asked about issues with a Wireless LAN adapter not being detected/recognized by Ubuntu. Some mainstream adapters appear to be utterly ...
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VirtualBox fails to start machine after installing extensions

I just added extension pack and my Windows machines won't start. This is the error I get: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Windoze 7. The device helper structure version has ...
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My video (.mkv) thumbnails are green (or monochromatic)?

When I installed Ubuntu Gnome 17.04 thumbnails for .mkv were not showing up at all, Then it automatically got fixed, now it's generating the Thumbnails but as weird as it may sound, they're all green (...
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How to unpack file with a .pak extension?

I would like to unpack a .pak file on Ubuntu 14.04. How should I proceed?
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Opera will not play Twitter videos (and others)

Here is an example above. It also does the same thing on other sites with other video players, but I figure this is one of the more well known ones. Any help?
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Dropbox no longer starts

I have Dropbox installed on my Ubuntu machine, which is running Ubuntu 16.04, and it has worked fine until a few days ago, when I ran some upgrades through sudo apt-get upgrade, rebooted, and now ...
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How to install network drivers in Dell Inspiron 5420?

I am using Dell Inspiron 5420 (14R 3rd gen). Wireless and wired works fine in Windows 7, but I do not get any in Ubuntu 12.04. lspci gives the following data: 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom ...
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How do I install playonlinux from the repository?

I am getting following error while installing software from repository. Can anyone help me on this... administrator@administrator-OptiPlex-380:~$ sudo apt-get install playonlinux [sudo] password for ...
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How to put videos on a Sony Walkman NWZ-S545?

So I have heard that it needs to be resized and be a different file type I think. How can I do this in Ubuntu? Thanks!
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Unable to install unrar on Ubuntu 17.04 [closed]

I have been unable to extract .rar files from the Archive Manager and so followed some instructions online on how else that can be done. The xarchiver application does not install from the Software ...
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Why does apt-get fail to install the python-gasp package?

when I try to install gasp in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS the following error occurs. student@student-25:~$ sudo apt-get install python-gasp [sudo] password for student: Reading package lists... Done ...
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I am not able to install this software 'zekr' from .tar.gz file

I am using 12.04. I was trying to install 'zekr' from 'zekr-1.1.0-linux_64.tar.gz' file I downloaded from http://zekr.org. From what I could understand, it is a java program. I extracted the file ...
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Watching Netflix on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

When I attempt to install pipelight, an error message displays on the terminal: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are ...
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Ubuntu on Mac mini (late 2012)

I installed Ubuntu on my late 2012 Mac mini, but now I can't find/install the correct WiFi/Ethernet driver. Does anyone have a link to the correct driver and how to install it? Thanks! The network ...
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What Linux program reads Atrac3+?

I have about 20 files of music in the format .aa3. Which Linux-compatible program reads that format?
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Adobe flash player installation on 12.04

Hiiii, Please let me how to install adobe flash player plugin on Ubuntu 12.04 from command prompt. Have already tried these below steps without any success. sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-...
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Can't install mysql on Ubuntu 18.04, 404 not found

I'm getting this error when I try to install mysql on Ubuntu sudo apt install mysql-client-core-5.7 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Unable to locate package firmware-b43-installer

I'm trying to install a driver (wifi isn't working) for my Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY [14e4:4315] (rev 01) as described here by installing the firmware-...
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What program will change AVI Files into files I can burn on K3B to burn dvds?

I have AVI Files that are videos. Im am looking to burn these movies onto a DVD-R. It only burns as data to the disc if I burn it directly. So im wondering what program will convert these AVI Files to ...

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