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Ubuntu 20.04 no longer sees all folders on Fire GL tablet

I have an Amazon Fire tablet, and I transfer files (mainly pdfs) to it through usb from Ubuntu 20.04. Until two days ago it has always worked flawlessly. Now I see only part of my folder structure ...
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22.04; Open file dialogue opens in the wrong monitor 50% of the time, in fact it alternates, correct monitor, wrong monitor, rinse and repeat

Essentially I've only observed this when writing a product review on Amazon. I click to add a photo and a file dialogue opens, if it opens on the primary monitor, the next time I click to add a file ...
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Can't watch Amazon videos on Ubuntu 18.04.5

I noticed just this week that I can't watch Amazon Prime videos on any of the three browsers I have: Chromium, Brave, or Firefox. All three have widevine issues. It occurred to me that I updated from ...
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Electron player video quality problem

I recently downloaded electronplayer to watch amazon prime and disney+ but it seems to me that their videos are not running in HD the video quality is very low like 360p so I goto chrome and play ...
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How to install amazon prime video as an app in ubuntu 20.04

I want to install amazon prime video as an app because when I run prime video on browser video lag and run on sd and yes i also try edge browser it didn't work so please help me and tell how to ...
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The mail command hangs on "Cc:" for mail

For some reason, when I send mail with mail -s 'test email' tomyrealemail@myrealwebsite.com It prints out Cc: after I press enter and I can't do anything. I tried pressing . and it still is stuck. I'm ...
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IMWheel high CPU usage / freezing with Chromium based browsers on Amazon.com

IMWheel works great except lately on any Chromium based browsers on Amazon. If I open a product page and scroll with the mouse wheel, the CPU's spike to 100% and the tab crashes or very slowly loads ...
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Copy to Amazon S3 is not successful when running from cron

I have shell script executed by cron. */5 * * * * /home/foo/backups/backup.sh An backup script: #!/bin/bash FILE_NAME=$(date +%Y%m%d%H%M) PATH1="/home/foo/backups/data-$FILE_NAME.sql.gz" ...
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screen mirroring to amazon firestick

I am running ubuntu 20.10 and own an amazon firestick is it possible to mirror the screen to the firestick ? thanks!
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how can i use amazon kindle on ubuntu 20.04 LTS?

The version of my system is ubuntu 20.04 and of wine is wine-5.0 (Ubuntu 5.0-3ubuntu1) Pictures screenfetch ./+o+- liuqin19980818@liuqin19980818-ThinkPad-X2100 ...
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How do I prevent nautius from showing sftp devices?

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 x64. When I browse 'other locations' in Nautilus it's showing me a bunch of strange devices. With names starting with "dp-" and then digits. I used 'avahi-browse -...
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Firefox 81 not working with Amazon Music

Amazon is asking to update my Firefox, which is not possible because it comes packaged with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Is there a timetable when Ubuntu is pushing Firefox to 82? Any hints how this problem ...
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Cannot play Amazon Prime Video content on Opera

I have a problem with Opera version 70.0.3728.106 on my Ubuntu 20.04 computer. If I try to watch anything on Amazon Prime Video, I get the following message: Protected Content Error To watch ...
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AWS EC2 Instance lost its internet after reboot - Ubuntu OS

I am really not good with servers. So what happened is that I rebooted my EC2 Instance with Ubuntu as the Operating System. I rebooted it via the EC2 Instance console. Now when it turned back on, it ...
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Watching Amazon Prime video HD on ubuntu 20.04

I think it has been known for a good while that Amazon Prime Video is SD only on system running anything other than Windows and MAC: https://www.primevideo.com/help?nodeId=GUX9FYHU5D8LC9EJ Is there a ...
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Ubuntu Plex and Amazon Firestick

I'm new to this plex software media center stuff. I have a desktop w Ubuntu which gets internet via an ethernet port in a wifi router (from the cable tv company). Plex is installed on the desktop. I ...
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Firefox 74.0 (64-bit) Amazon Music Library keeps saying browser not supported

Firefox 74.0 (64-bit) Amazon Music Library keeps saying browser not supported please upgrade to latest version. I am on the latest version though Firefox 74.0 (64-bit). I've removed and re-installed ...
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Problem reinstalling Ubuntu on Amazon Deeplens

I'm tryin to reinstall Ubuntu (18.04.2 LTS) on the Amazon Deeplens following this pdf tutorial. However once I'm selecting the BOOTx64.EFI file in the Bios to boot from (step 2 from the pdf tutorial),...
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Online accounts with Amazon Cloud Drive

"Online accounts" includes nautilus-backed cloud drive support for google drive. This is very handy. Is there an equivalent plug-in to provide support for Amazon cloud drive?
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Alexa for Ubuntu

I received an Amazon Echo device as a gift. It included instructions for activating and installing Alexa, but only for Windows and Mac. A query to the Amazon help line returned a brief reply that ...
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AWS SNS using PHP SDK V3

I am currently using php to send a notification email to myself to get comfortable with it for being able to do it for someone I work for. I am trying to set up a form and when the form is submitted ...
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How do I get rid of Amazon Assistant?

I just want to uninstall Amazon Assistant and everything I look up seems to be related to Windows.
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Amazon prime videos do not play in Ubuntu

does anybody know what needs to be installed to play videos from www.primevideo.com on chromium or firefox in Ubuntu ?
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how to Send to Kindle for Mozilla Firefox?

Does the "send to Kindle" extension not work for Firefox from Ubuntu? thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ firefox -version Mozilla Firefox 59.0.1 thufir@dur:~$ From the Firefox site it's not exactly clear ...
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Amzon prime HD video not working anymore HDCP/silverlight issue

HD videos on amazon prime on ubuntu are not working becuase of some HDCP issues, I tried to use prime on windows on the same machine, where it works, so I know that the problem is not with the ...
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Shared connection to host closed

I launched 2 Ubuntu servers in AWS. Ansible installed on one server and also done ssh keygen to connect to another remote server (2). Whenever I'm trying to ping the server through Ansible (command: ...
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How to get Amazon music to work in firefox or chrome [duplicate]

I have updated and installed adobe but I am receiving this message error still. And Amazon music will not stream at all, I am 100% new to Ubuntu/ Linux and just learning. Guidance much appreciated.
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Sudo update links to amazonaws.com. Why?

The first lines I get when I do sudo apt-get update is: Hit:1 https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/brave-apt xenial InRelease Get:2 https://ftp.ussg.iu.edu/CRAN/bin/linux/ubuntu xenial/ InRelease [3,...
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Kindle app on ubuntu 17.10

so amazon wants to have an icon pinned on all ubuntus but when comes time to release it's flagship app it's windows and mac only? I digress I like calibre so far but just in case and for the sake of ...
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How to uninstall Amazon app in 17.10, 18.04?

I do not particularly appreciate the Amazon logo reminding me to consume every time I open the app overview in Ubuntu 17.10 and later? Since previous questions have been related to the Amazon ...
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Amazon Echo "Alexa" now only shows up as an input device

So, I've been using my Amazon Echo (the big tower, not the little "dot") as a bluetooth speaker with my Ubuntu laptop without any trouble. BUT a few days ago it started showing up only as an input ...
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Amazon music not working in chrome (firefox works)

I subscribed to amazon music and like the service. However, the web streaming does not work in the chrome browser. It does work in firefox. I use all current version, and tried it on two different ...
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Google Widevine CDM Plugin

I have installed $ firefox --version Mozilla Firefox 53.0 on ubuntu $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS Release: 16.04 ...
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Getting prompted for a password via SSH even after setting up authorized_keys

Using Amazon Linux. Just added a user, rebooted the machine, but still am getting prompted for a password when that user tries to SSH into the machine. We have veriffied that the authorized_keys are ...
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Are there any default programs in Ubuntu 16.10 which take my data and pose a privacy risk?

For instance: the Amazon icon. That's a red flag for me because some huge corporation is always up to no good. Also, there is a facebook plugin. Get my tinfoil hat and hold onto my jimmies. Are there ...
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Where can I find a download link for Amazon Alexa for Ubuntu 14.04?

Where can I find a download link for Amazon Alexa for Ubuntu 14.04?
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Ubuntu Kodi and Fire Stick

I'm new to this kodi software media center stuff. I have a desktop w Ubuntu which gets internet via an ethernet port in a wifi router (from the cable tv company). Kodi is also installed on the ...
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How can I watch Amazon Prime videos using Firefox on Ubuntu 16.04?

How can I watch Amazon Prime videos using Firefox on Ubuntu 16.04? Currently Firefox version is 48.0. When I attempt to watch a video, I get the following Digital Rights Error message: Your web ...
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Script to backup Mysql database onto amazon s3

Can someone explain the script for backing up of Mysql database onto amazon s3?Script
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How can I uninstall amazon app on ubuntu? [duplicate]

I've tried using sudo apt-get remove amazon and the result was sudo-apt-get: command not found and I tried sudo apt-get remove amazon* and I got Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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How to completely remove Amazon from my Ubuntu 16.04

Though I could find some answer in this link. Its not doing anything what I was intended to do. When I try to run the command sudo apt-get remove unity-lens-shopping. I have the result as shown ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Amazon app commission? [duplicate]

I wanted to know if I buy something off the pre-installed Ubuntu Amazon App does canonical or the Ubuntu project get commission from it? 16.04 version of the app has significantly improved since the ...
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Amazon app: how can I change the amazon country?

When I start the Amazon app on my M10 with Ubuntu-Touch this app starts automatically the UK store. I´m located in germany and would like to start the german store with this app. When trying to change ...
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How do you remove the Amazon app in Ubuntu 16.04

In previous versions you could remove the Amazon app via the Ubuntu Software application, under "uncategorised". But in 16.04 I can't find it there, so how do I get rid of it. Thank you please.
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How to remove the Unity Amazon package in 16.04?

I was able to go to the ubuntu software center before and remove it and now it doesn't show up since the switch to the gnome software store. Trying the terminal method of removing the shopping lens ...
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Amazon Prime videos play, but not in HD, citing HDCP error (HD Videos Unavailable, HDCP)

On Windows it works fine with this setup, so it's an Ubuntu issue. I am running HDCP capable HDMI cables to an HDCP capable TV as a dual monitor from an HDCP capable graphics card.
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Old solutions for making Amazon prime videos play on Firefox and Chrome not working on 15.04

Solutions at this link Amazon instant video 14.04.1 LTS are not working for my current install. It did work on 14.04. I been trying to figure this out for a few days. Tried both the hal and moonlight ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wont play amazon prime videos in fierfox anymore

Before last update it worked. Now I get a "unsupported browser" message.
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Is Ubuntu spyware (referring to article by Richard Stallmann)? [duplicate]

I received a link to the article "Ubuntu Spyware: What to do?" by Richard Stallmann which advises the reader not to use or recommend Ubuntu for several reasons: It does not meet all four ...
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VNC Desktop on AWS

I've installed ubuntu-desktop and tightvncserver on my Amazon AWS instance, I've configured Putty to forward port5901 and that all seems to work fine, I can connect but instead of seeing the Ubuntu ...
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