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Install bufrdc_000409

I'm new as Linux user, just try to install some programs in my laptop. I tried to install bufrdc_000409 (https://confluence.ecmwf.int/display/BUFR/Installation?src=contextnavpagetreemode). First time,...
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my charge is running out very quickly

helo I am using ubuntu 20.04 lts.my charge is running out very quickly, and the fans are running all the time. How do I solve this problem
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Ubuntu 20.04 does not boot to Desktop

The settings of extension desktop-icons@csoriano had an error: SyntaxError: redeclaration of const ICON_SIZE Stack trace: _init@resource:///org/gnome/Shell/Extensions/js/extensionsService.js:204:33 ...
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Customize aspell work directory

I don't want aspell to save wordlists in a custom folder instead of my home folder. I fail to understand how to write a proper config file. What I've tried is this: create a ~/dotfiles/aspell folder. ...
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docker run command ends up in : nginx: [emerg] unknown directive “events” in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf:1

I have installed nginx-extras from Ubuntu bash shell in my desktop Windows 10 O.S. The is required to spin up a docker container for an ASP.NET Core 3.1 Blazor web assembly application for serving the ...
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APT “/var/cache/apt/archives” Cache Configuration

I need to can configure the APT "/var/cache/apt/archives" Cache. Example: Set "Maximum Folder Cache Size" Get/Set "How much time, have to be passed, to remove an older version of a DEB file"."
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How to customise both choices and description of a debconf question?

I'm currently working on a package script where I need to provide customised choices and also wish to provide an extended description based on those choices. I've successfully modified a Linux ...
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How to install Celestia on 19.10

Celestia still doesn't have binaries for 19.10 The other option is to build from source. I've downloaded the source of 1.6.2-beta2 from github. Installed needed packages written here. plus gettext ...
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Configure WordPress page not there

I have everything installed. PhpMyAdmin has WordPress database. But WordPress Configuration page is not there? -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 10918 Feb 21 20:29 index.html -rwxr-xr-x 1 www-data www-...
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./configure command completed with warning, configure: WARNING: `missing' script is too old or missing

After running command of ./configure sams@sams-desktop:~/Desktop/softwedge-1.0.0$ ./configure checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c checking whether build environment is sane......
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how to make a symbolic link to a folder at first logon

I have an Ubuntu 18.04.3 installation with 20 users (no superusers) and I just copied 2 pdf files in the /usr/share/coure_share/ folder where everybody has access to. I want to make a symbolic link on ...
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Can't find openssl/libgcrypt to build aircrack [closed]

I'm trying to install aircrack-ng 1.5.1, and failing at the first step. When I run the autogen.sh configure script, it says this: checking whether compiling and linking against OpenSSL works... no ...
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How to install ASF MapReady software in Ubuntu? [closed]

I am trying to install a software named ASF MapReady from github. But unable to proceed while running the first step ./configure --prefix=/usr/local as in the description of github. The error I get: ...
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make error when installing thrift 0.5.0

I get error whenever I'm trying to 'make' file, I did this before I typed 'make': 1)tar zxf thrift-XXX.tar.gz 2)cd thrift-XXX 3)./configure The output of ./configure is: ./configure checking for a ...
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Setup KRFB unattended access via command line

I want to extend my Kubuntu setup script by installing KRDC and KRFB. I would like to configure KRFB by all clients for unattended access using a standard password. Is there a way to enable ...
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Kubuntu 19.04 wont allow my pics as wallpapers

So I am trying to customise the Kubuntu desktop. I select "add image" navigate to my pictures and select, it displays correctly on screen, but when I reboot it reverts back to out of the box desktop....
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Are Ubuntu Server and Desktop configured/compiled differently?

I am considering to use Ubuntu Server for a very low-end x86_64 machine. I am wondering what's the difference, and found this: difference between ubuntu server, minimal, and desktop I still have a ...
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Configure error “g++ version cannot be determined”

I am relatively new to using Ubuntu (ver. 18.04) and am trying to install a software package for research work. the package can be obtained from https://github.com/chetzer-ncpa/ncpaprop When i try to ...
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Error: Expected a right parenthesis in expression at (1) after `make` command

I am compiling a software following this tutorial (called PRESTO), but when I type ./configure, I receive the following message: $ make && sudo make install Making all in src make[1]: enter ...
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How to position windows with compizconfig-settings-manager

At boot/login two apps are launched in my system, and I need to control their positions on the screen. I have installed compizconfig-settings-manager and found the Place Window option. But there ...
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configure: error: linking to Fortran libraries from C fails

I am following this tutorial to install the mentioned software (called PRESTO), but when I type ./configure, I receive the following message: checking how to get verbose linking output from /home/...
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Snapcraft - configure - permission denied

I'm building a snap but when I build the package, snapcraft tell me : Failed to run './configure --prefix=' for 'synchrorep': Exited with code 126. When I launch ./configure on my local, all is fine....
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Configure error: could not find the zlib library

I am trying to install lalsuite on ubuntu according to the instructions here: https://pycbc.org/pycbc/latest/html/install_lalsuite.html Everything went smoothly until I ran ./00boot ./configure --...
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How to get rid of virtual keyboard?

I am using a hp 23 display on a laptop and when I open a new tab in Chrome, a virtual keyboard comes up on the screen. How do I get rid of it as I have a keyboard on USB which I use?
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How can I find and edit multiple lines and replace them using sed on nginx/sites-available/default

I need to uncomment the existing text inside the default file the file in this site is very similar to my default file https://salsa.debian.org/nginx-team/nginx/blob/master/debian/conf/sites-...
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cmd “./configure” not executing

I am trying to install gsl 2.5 on Ubuntu 18.04. Followed the following steps: 1. Downloaded the latest gsl pkg from http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/gsl/. Unzipped the tarball with archive manager, a folder ...
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Installing Ubuntu 18.04.2 Server stalls at configuring network connections

Installing Ubuntu 18.04.2 Server on a Dell T310 PowerEdge server. It has two built in network connections. The installer says there isn't a response from the DHCP server (my home router) on either ...
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How to fix this compilation error of pngquant: “fatal error: uapi/linux/stddef.h: No such file or directory'”?

(Existing answers do not address this particular situation) Currently the error message is: In file included from /usr/include/stdio.h:33:0, from pngquant.c:37: /usr/src/linux-aws-...
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Getting “pangoxft library not found” error when configuring wxWidgets

I'm trying to configure wxWidgets 3.0.4 on Ubuntu 18.10: $ ./configure --with-x11 But getting an error when running the config script: checking for PANGOXFT... configure: error: pangoxft library ...
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Ubuntu netboot installer point to point (peer) Network

I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 Netboot (minimal), but in my network i have peer ip address instead of Getaway. and ubuntu installer just ask for getaway and no option or choice for peer ip ...
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Installing Toolchain

Wonder if you can help, Im trying to install a toolchain in ubuntu 18.04 to compile a custom firmware for my router,the readme states to run ./configure but when i do so it comes back with :configure:...
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Configuring the kernel of recent version “Input file linux-source-4.15.0.tar.bz2 is not a normal file” [duplicate]

I am trying to configure the kernel for my test device driver development, but it's not possible to create a custom kernel. How can we get around the problem shown below? praveen@praveen-HP-Laptop-...
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menuconfig and xconfig don't work!

when I try to use make menuconfig I get this: scripts/kconfig/mconf Kconfig init/Kconfig:1301: can't open file "usr/Kconfig" scripts/kconfig/Makefile:24: recipe for target 'menuconfig' failed make[1]:...
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configure wxFreeChart problem on Ubunut 16.04

I have problem with configure petat@UNUC:~/Plocha/wxFreeChart-master$ ./configure checking build system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking host system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu ...
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cannot configure or make install samtools 0.1.19

I need to install a certain version of samtools (0.1.19) (found at https://sourceforge.net/projects/samtools/). ./configure returns "no such file..." make works correctly (from what I can tell) sudo ...
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“libcurl not found” error message while trying to compile a package

I'm trying to compile a package and right at the ./configure step, I get : checking for LIBCURL... configure: error: Package requirements (libcurl >= 7.15.4) were not met: No package 'libcurl' ...
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Can't enable selinux on Ubuntu server 18.04

To start I'm a complete noobie in the matter of SElinux and ubuntu, so my problem is that I tried installing it on ubuntu server 18.04 using this tutorial: https://www.linode.com/docs/quick-answers/...
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openssl and PKG_CONFIG_PATH problems while configuring mongolite package from R

The package "mongolite" won't install itself when trying in RStudio. So I downloaded it from https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/mongolite/, extracted it in the folder which manages the R packages ...
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configure error line 38: sort: No such file or directory

Using configure, ends with the following message: ./configure: line 38: sort: No such file or directory ./configure: line 35: sed: No such file or directory
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Installing BlackHat on Ubuntu 16.04 conflicts with Anaconda

I'm trying to install BlackHat on Ubuntu 16.04. I have no problem with qd but I can't configure BlackHat. I got Could not link test program to Python. Maybe the main Python library has been ...
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Gzip freezes during the execution of ./configure command

I am following the instructions of LFS book. I have unzip or untar many packages and install it. But when I do the same process for Gzip package It freezes. Everything is works fine until checking for ...
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Configuring services in Cubic chroot

There's an excellent "using Cubic" guide already posted, but it didn't get into how to configure services in the Cubic chroot. For instance, I would like to pre-configure a RabbitMQ server so that it'...
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unable to configure nor able to uninstall virtual box

I have installed virtual box from app manager and installed it on ubuntu 18. But i was uble to run any program on virtual box since it was giving a error. Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) To ...
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Printer misses file

How to solve the problem specified as: Printer state message is: 'File usr/lib/cups/backend/usb"not available: no such file or directory'. Warnings are listed below: There is a missing ...
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Error while installing Omnet++ on Ubuntu 16.04 : Cannot find osgEarth

I followed the installation guide and installed all the packages mentioned. However, I end up with this error message while running ./configure checking for osgEarth with CFLAGS=" -fPIC -fno-stack-...
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“git --version” still showing the older version of git

I downloaded git version 2.9.5 to replace my older version which is 2.7.4. I downloaded the .gz file from: https://mirrors.edge.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/ Turned out as I tried installing that ...
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libpng: C compiler cannot create executables

I am trying to call ./configure command. But, it shows this error: C compiler cannot create executables. Here the output: checking for a BSD-compatible install... /home/linuxbrew/.linuxbrew/bin/...
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“Open in terminal” Keyboard Shortcut not working in 17.10

Keyboard shortcut for "open a terminal here" I followed the steps mentioned in in the top voted answer in the above link for my Ubuntu 16.04 and my custom keyboard shortcut for "open in ...
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How to get a Wacom Graphire4 to work in 17.10

I have been stuggling to get my elderly Wacom tablet to work properly in Artful. Goggling has yielded plenty of old, but not particularly useful info. So, has anyone been able to get a Wacom Graphire4 ...
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Where to find power option config file(s) for 17.10

Just upgraded to 17.10 because 17.04 hit EOL. Seems really nice except for one small basic thing that baffles me as to why it's hard-coded. The amount of time before the monitor goes blank (for some ...