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htop showing duplicate applications with very odd bizarre results upwards of 20,30,40 or more, see screen grab

I have attached screen shots of htop and it's bizarre results. Can anyone explain what is happening here? It shows this new copy.com app taking up like 500% of my memory if you count it up.
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Can I stop wget creating duplicates?

If I run wget twice, it doesn't recognise that it has already downloaded that file, and creates a new one. Is there any way to prevent it downloading the file again? $ wget https://cdn.sstatic.net/...
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Find duplicates of a file by content

I am currently trying to take a file (an image file such as test1.jpg) and I need to have a list of all duplicates of that file (by content). I've tried fdupes but that does not allow an input file to ...
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Duplicate sources.list entry but cannot find the duplicates? [duplicate]

I'm running 12.04 64bit, and every time I update using the command land, I always get W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/restricted amd64 Packages (/var/lib/...
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How to remove duplicate imported photos in Shotwell

I've noticed that Shotwell has imported many images twice (e.g. from my camera SD card). Apparently the duplicate detection is buggy once a photo is imported, tagged and then re-imported. I have "...
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How to duplicate a tab in Firefox?

Is it possible to clone/duplicate tab in Firefox? Basicaly, the other new tab should contain the same history of the tab I'm trying to clone.
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How can I find duplicate in the first column, then remove concerning whole lines ?

I have one xlsx file (110725x9 matrix) and I saved as type text (tab delemited) because I don't know whether Unix helps for xlsx files or not. Duplicates rows are always successive line by line. For ...
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Can I find duplicate songs with different names?

I have so many duplicate songs but they have different names. Is there an application I can used to find and delete the duplicates?
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A utility to find duplicate folders (NOT files)

I know about rdfind that can find duplicate files in two directories. But I need a similar utility that finds duplicate folders (folders that have same name and same path relative to main directories) ...
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Duplicated icons with Unity. Particular case: Matlab

When I run Matlab from its launcher, a second icon will show up. Funny thing is that if I put the mouse on the new icon, the text that appears on it is not the one I have in my .desktop file. So my ...
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Copy Ubuntu distro with all settings from one computer to a different one

I'd like to copy my exact setup from my computer at work to my computer at home. I'm trying to figure out how to go about doing that. So far I've figured this much out. On the source computer run ...
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Find & Delete duplicated files on multiple harddisks at once

I have 4 hard disks and want to find out which files on this four harddisks (including sub directories) are duplicates. It should be checked not only within a harddisk but against all the others as ...
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sudo apt-get update giving error about duplicate

Getting an error about duplicate sources, how can I get around this?
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Locate command is returning too many results

I made the mistake of copying the same files to different partitions with good intentions of pruning (deleting) them from the source or target(s) later. Now when I try to locate them I get too many ...
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how to mass delete duplicate files in fslint

recently used fslint it found more than 10000 duplicate files , now we don't want to sit and go through all of the files, we tried searching internet but no avail Wewant to make fslint to keep just ...
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Deduplication using SDFS file system

I am trying deduplication with sdfs.(ubuntu 13.10 on Vm). (http://opendedup.org/quickstart) followed the same steps as this mounted the file system on /media/pool0/ When copied a directory ...
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snmpd agent sends duplicate traps

I am on Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS, and I cannot upgrade to a higher version. I have installed the snmpd agent (NET-SNMP version 5.4.2.1) with an apt-get install snmpd command. When an event occurs which ...
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How to do command line search for duplicate downloads within downloads folder?

I'm looking to do a command line search for duplicate downloads within my Downloads folder. Let say I download test.mp3, but then accidentally download it again, the 2nd download will show up as ...
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How are there two identical folders in the same location?

This is a picture of my desktop, with the main folder in which I store pretty much everything. At some point in time, the computer sprouted a twin. They both have the same name, and go to the same ...
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Erase duplicate files?

I have a 1 TB hard drive which I have been using for backups for a few years. The problem is I only did backups by hand. So now I have a lot of duplicates saved up. Is there a software or a script ...
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How to: Command line directory duplication?

I use terminal/the command line on a daily basis for front end web development. As an example: Today, from the command-line I was trying duplicate a project to make a responsive web page design ...
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export list of duplicate images on digikam/findimagedupes/fsplint/geeqie

I have 60000 images. And when I ask any of the following tools to come up with similar photos, all of them pop out a big list of around 3000 names of images. digikam gives a cool UI which lets me see ...
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Resolving errors due to duplicated programs [duplicate]

Some background: The question does not have to do with installing django or python The question had to do with two two installation of python3.5.2 in two different directory, causing conflicting ...
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Why do I have two PostgreSQL versions in my Ubuntu 18.04?

Everytime I install PostgreSQL in Ubuntu 18.04 (even when I ask apt-get to specifically install version 11 with a sudo apt-get install postgresq-11) I get version 10 and version 11 in my system. ...
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How to detect duplicates of photos (even if the duplicate is of lower resolution) and how to keep only the higher-res copy?

Perusing thousands of photos from my smartphone transferred to my computer is a bit of a challenge. Separating the wheat from the chaff is a time consuming late-night endeavour. What makes this ...
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Remove Duplicate Icons In Show Applications

I have just installed Ubuntu 18.04 and proceeded to install several programs. One of the programs, Gitkraken now has 2 icons when I opened SHOW APPLICATIONS while other installed programs are not ...
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2 Applications/executables in the system (sublime text)

I have installed two sublime through the recommended way: wget -qO - https://download.sublimetext.com/sublimehq-pub.gpg | sudo apt-key add - sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https echo "deb https:/...
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How do I remove a duplicate icon from the header bar?

Using 17.10 - the package is Brightness Indicator. I checked previous questions but none got it done.
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Find duplicates using KDE Dolphin

Running Kubuntu 17.04. Have a lot of duplicates - pictures and music and documents. Does Dolphin have the ability to detect duplicates and present them for further processing like deleting? Like ...
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Ubuntu Desktop 16 to duplicate/clone a running terminal console

Sometimes I want to clone/duplicate a running terminal console so that I can work on the current thread/process without having to re-run all executed commands from the beginning. E.g. running a Flask ...
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Backup problem with folder rename (use back in time)

We use Ubuntu Server (14.04) as file server. As backup solution we use "Back in Time". I have a general question about making backups, since we are having problems with the folder names from time to ...
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how to remove non duplicates in libreoffice calc

How do I remove non-duplicate cells in calc? the purpose is to delete all the rows that contain a value that exists only in one collumn. ie: A B 1 1 2 3 3 5 5 10 7 12 8 ...
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Non useable icons appearing in the unity dash?

I have no idea what the heck is going on with the unity dash. However, or every application I have installed and is visible on the unity dash, their is a blank icon for it that shows the generic ...
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Duplicate icons names on desktop ubuntu/

I've changed style my Xubuntu 16.04, and that lag appears...
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Could this be an 18.04 virtualbox issue?

As suggested in another question, reading from: sudo journalctl I see that 18.04 is scanning for low memory corruption every 60 seconds. It is accepted that counting clock cycles will cause slow down, ...
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Duplication of songs in players

I"m getting duplications of songs (up to 4) in the music library in Rhythmbox, Clementine, Lollypop, Audacious. Not in all albums but when I check in music on my system there is only one of each song.
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My Ubuntu forget wifi password at every login

as the title my problem is that at every login, it seems that my Ubuntu forgets the wifi password and I have to set it manually to connect to internet. So I look at under: /etc/NetworkManager/system-...
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Will having two versions of the same program cause any security or stability issues or is it perfectly fine?

[Ubuntu Unity 16.04.5 / Cairo Dock] e.g. two clickable and runnable Opera buttons side-by-side in my Start Menu? I tried uninstalling the Opera version I don't use (Opera v12), the terminal says I ...
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Thunderbird Duplicate messages

I see duplicate messages in my Thunderbird where there are a number of active email accounts .. I have to delete every hour a long list of duplicate mails from each account inbox .. yesterday I did a ...
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The Applications List under System Notification settings shows duplicate entries [duplicate]

The Files and the Archive Mounter entries are duplicated. How to fix this, please help.
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duply : UnsupportedBackendScheme: scheme not supported in url: sftp://user@domain.com /srv

I'm using duply on ubuntu server and I was using 1.5.5.5-1 version of duply but getting below error suddenly. UnsupportedBackendScheme: scheme not supported in url: sftp://user@domain.com /srv Task '...
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Restore with deja-dup

I recently had a hard drive failure on my PC (ubuntu 12.04), I purchased a new Hard Drive & installed 14.04. After installing the new Hard Drive my old one 'came back to life' so I continued ...
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Duplicate Packages Error in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt-get update, the following results occur : Reading package lists... Done W: Duplicate sources.list entry google'sIP/linux/chrome/deb/ stable/main amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/...
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In KDE when I create a file in the Home directory it also creates files on the Desktop

Whenever I create An new file in my Home directory In Dolphin it also create the same file on my desktop and on my widget (folder viewer.) How can I fix this? It worked fine until now, but It just ...
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Launcher Search is showing duplicate icon

I also have duplicates in my Dash (saw several questions about this subject). But I don't know which one I need to remove. I went to: /usr/share/applications With grep I do get the following: /$ ...
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Duplicate Sources [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Duplicate sources.list entry but cannot find the duplicates? How do I fix this? I tried doing the apt-get update but it didn't fix it. W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://...
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Trying to Mirror Screen on HD TV

Trying to connect my laptop to an HD tv screen via an HDMI cable. It works for about 5 seconds and then the picture disappears on the tv and it turns black. Not only this but when the screen does show ...
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Gnome shell does not log out properly in Ubuntu 11.10

My problem is that when I log out from a gnome shell session I get a blank screen instead of the display manager. If I close the lid to suspend and then open it again, I get the display manager and I ...
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I can't connect to my wireless router even though i was able to do that few days ago. I get errors about duplicate IPv6

Feb 11 18:09:12 olga-K54C NetworkManager[5191]: <info> Activation (wlan0) starting connection 'corpse' Feb 11 18:09:12 olga-K54C NetworkManager[5191]: <info> (wlan0): device state change: ...
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bash script with mysql insert into - do other on duplicate entry

I have a mysql table with some unique constraints. I have a script that asks some questions, and then inserts the answers into the mysql table. I don't know how to tell the script to do something ...