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GNU is a Unix-like computer operating system composed wholly of free software. The GNU Project is a free software, mass collaboration project.

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Fix Ubuntu Minimal BASH-like line editing error

I have ubuntu installed on an external hard drive. I installed the grub on the main ssd in my laptop, as this was mentioned on a tutorial back when I installed ubuntu. I used to get this error, ...
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Help! Stuck on GNU GRUB 2.02 after restart

I just restarted Linux, and a purple GNU GRUB 2.02 screen came up. When I press “c” to enter the command line and enter “ls,” it says “error: no such partition.” I am completely new to Linux, and ...
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xrandr with 4 screens and extend configuration

I have 4 screens and i want to have an extend configuration : 4x1 => 7920x1080 I config an video wall menu board and i want to have 1 display on ALL screen How do this setup ? Thanks,
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Compilation of m4 1.4.10 to 1.4.18 fails due to “Please port gnulib freadahead.c to your platform!” on Ubuntu 18.10

The building of tarball releases of GNU m4 1.4.10 to 1.4.18 (didn't test all hotfix versions, but I assume the error is consistent among this range) with ./configure && make -j1 and git git ...
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Which GNU savannah bug report URLs are accepted by Launchpad?

I reported https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub2-signed/+bug/1800340 which (as so often) didn't get any feedback, so I reported it upstream at https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?func=detailitem&...
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Error while loading shared libraries: libQt5Network.so.5:

I was installing GNU octave on my Ubuntu 18.04 (from the terminal). After installation octave wouldn't open when I tried to launch it using the desktop icon. So I tried launching from the terminal and ...
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git clone fails with “Connection reset by peer”

While trying to git clone the RISC-V GNU toolchain Github project, it is showing following errors. I don't have any idea how to get rid of them. fatal: read error: Connection reset by peer fatal: ...
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GNU GRUB appearing after installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I tried installing.Ubuntu 18.04 LTS using USB. After installation procedures I got the "restart now" option. After I clicked restart, i removed the USB. After rebooting, a terminal window like appears,...
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GNU Grub after every startup

Please read the entire question before marking it as a duplicate. I installed Ubuntu 18.04 from a bootable USB. After the installation I ended up in GNU Grub. I managed to boot using: grub> set ...
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Free Cloud Storage Multiple Account manager program

I just want to get use of the capacity of Dropbox, Google, ODrive etc... free cloud astorages plans in a simple way. Is there any program which configures a single directory to be syncronished with ...
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Can we set Nemo or Nautilus, to show hidden files per directory?

Can we set somehow Nemo or Nautilus, to show hidden files per directory like the sorting, for example?
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How do i Select Advanced Options For Ubuntu in Gnu Grub Menu?

When I try to select the Advanced Options For Ubuntu in the Gnu Grub Menu it lowers me to the third option not the Advanced Options For Ubuntu is there any key that I can hold while trying to select ...
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Kubuntu 18.04 blank screen on resume from suspend

Hi there GNU/Linux community. So I've been having a problem with my Kubuntu PC where after I try to resume the computer from its suspended state the screen never turns on, stays in idle mode. My ...
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Ubuntu boot loader doesn't come up

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my Windows 10 laptop by dual booting Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, but after restarting the laptop then booting it with live usb "usb EFI", the Gnu/Grub2 boot loader doesn't come ...
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find grep exec, result

If I run the following command find ./dir -type f -newermt 2017-04-01 ! -newermt 2018-06-30 -printf "%TY/%Tm/%Td %TH:%TM:%.2TS %p\n" -exec grep -E -l "pattern" {} \; | sort -n; will return this: ...
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How to install openmpi modules in Ubuntu 18.04?

Several modules of openmpi are missing in the repository of Ubuntu 18.04. I need to compile a program with fortran and ended up with the errors: /usr/bin/x86_64-linux-gnu-ld: cannot find -lblacs-...
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Install GNU GMP on ubuntu after modifying its source code

I understand that installing GMP library on ubuntu requires sudo apt-get install libgmp3-dev My question is, since GNU GMP 6.1.2 source code files are publicly available over here (https://gmplib.org/...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is not booting [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu. Whenever I try to start Ubuntu on my screen, the grub menu is appearing. Once I enter to Ubuntu it's not loading. Then screen shows dev/sda1 clean and checks mount unit for some ...
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GNU GRUB cmd before booting he system

I performed a clean installation of Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop, in the installation process the OS asked me to create a EFI partition, and so I did a "/" partition, EFI partition and a swap partition. ...
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GNU GRUB version2.02 not booting

I have had this problem for a while with 2 different systems. I am using Ubuntu server 16.4.4 and I am using the default booter that comes with it. When I start my computer by hitting the power button ...
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ubuntu 16.04 don't starting for the 2nd time

I'm new to Ubuntu, I was getting a problem I can't solve it, yesterday ubuntu work well but today when I turn on my pc I don't get to the login screen, just I get gnu grub screen but when I choose *...
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GNU GRUB problem after ubuntu 16.04 update

After downloading and installing the automatic updates for ubuntu 16.04, my system crashed. Whenever I boot the computer, a bash screen appears with the header GNU GRUB version 2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3.16....
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I downloaded ubuntu's ISO file, but when booted, I found a terminal titled GNU GRUB, why?

I downloaded the iso file named ubuntu-17.10.1-desktop-amd64.iso from the official site. I had downloaded and used ubuntu 16.4 before in my cd-rom less acer aspire laptop, then moved to windows and ...
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ubuntu 16.04 GNU GRUB problem - dual boot

After some partition changes, extending swap partition merging and moving ext4 partitions, I came to the point where my PC didn't boot at all. first i fixed windows, but my priority was ubuntu. At ...
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Window behind Desktop Panel

I've encountered a simple problem - some windows appear behind the panel. I did my little Research and still ain't able to have an solution. GNU Image Manipulation window behind panel: Can anyone ...
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How to compile Gnucap?

I installed GCompris today on my Lubuntu 16.04.3 LTS PC for my little brother. He wants to test out the electric circuit game, but it requires gnucap to be installed. So, I found the source code of ...
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Wrong behaviour of “sort -u”?

[updated 12.11] I found a temporary solution for this. LC_ALL=C sort -u from bugreport here sort will get info from LC_ALL or LANG, My default is empty for LC_ALL, but zh_CN.UTF-8 for LANG. If ...
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GNU Grub (Can't Access Ubuntu or Windows)

I have Windows 8.1 installed on my internal hard-drive of my computer and I had Ubuntu installed on an external hard-drive. I just moved my computer and turned it off and unplugged everything and when ...
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Trouble in installing octave 4.0.1

I have tried installing octave 4.0.1 many times but it always shows errors whenever I run "make" command after "./configure" , but directory has 2 makefiles (Makefile.am, Makefile.in) Image showing ...
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How do I get rid of GNU grub menu at start-up?

I had Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 in dual boot mode in my computer. I formatted the whole partition in which Ubuntu was installed. Then whenever I start up my PC, I see the GNU grub menu. All I have ...
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arrow keys not working in python interpreter

I am using Python 3.6.2 on Ubuntu 16.04. On all prior versions of Python, I have never had this issue. I have googled around. There is no post on AskUbuntu on this specific issue that I could find. ...
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GNU Octave Installation Problem

I experienced compiling problems with a previous installation of octave. I uninstalled it and am trying a re-installation using: sudo apt-get install octave when I do this, I get the following error:...
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Messed up ubuntu 16.04.3 installation, [closed]

I originally had Ubuntu 14.04LTS (server) on my laptop, and today I received a message saying that Ubuntu 16.04 is available, so I backed up everything, and commenced with the installation, however ...
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Stuck with GNU GRUB VERSION 2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3.7 while duel booting Ubuntu along with windows 10

I was trying to duel boot Ubuntu along with windows 10 when I was asked about trying Ubuntu or installing Ubuntu I pressed escape button to cancel it but ended up with this GNU GRUB VERSION 2.02~...
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Stuck on booting

I am new to ubuntu. I am getting GNU GRUB screen on my computer while I am starting it and i can't get out of it. I tried removing quiet splash with nomodeset and then pressing ctrl+x but it's giving /...
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Make curl parallel requests faster

I need to test the response code of 1 Billion (yes with a "B") pages. I am perfectly aware that no matter how I twist it, it will take many days to do. I have time. However, my current script seems ...
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Ubuntu startup login not coming, shows black screen with GNU GRUB prompt instead

I used the System Restore in my Windows to fix a certain problem and thereafter recognized that my dual-booting machine's OS Ubuntu 12.04 LTE is not working! Ubuntu was installed in my machine using ...
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Gnu grub problem

I'm new to Ubuntu . I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS .. I couldn't open the system as I got GNU GRUB version 2.02 window I couldn't copy what in the window beacuse I'm writing this post from my mobile . So if ...
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Is it possible to make an existing Ubuntu installation completely free?

I was unaware in the beginning that Ubuntu is not completely free software, as it uses non-free components. Is it possible to overcome the system's dependence on these (such as replacing Linux ...
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GSL library issue

I have a problem when including gnu library in a c++ script: #include <stdio.h> #include <gsl/gsl_math.h> #include <gsl/gsl_sf_bessel.h> int main (void) { double x = 5.0; ...
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makeinfo fails in makefile for building toolchain

my makefile won't finish because the command: makeinfo -I . as.texinfo fails. Is there anyway to skip this since its just for compiling the documentation? here's the last part of make's output: ...
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Gnu grub stuck boot ubuntu

I deleted my ubuntu partition because I wanted to factory reset my laptop. Now I am stuck on the gnu grub version2.02 . May someone please assist me how to boot or skip this gnu grub. I have tried ...
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Installation interrupted by power off, now get GRUB command line and cannot boot

My laptop turned off while finishing Ubuntu installation and now all I get is a GRUB command line. I don't know what to do. I want to boot my usb but every command I try does nothing.
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GNU grub menu takes too long to boot

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04.1 alongside windows 10, everything works perfect unless gnu grub menu 2.0.2 takes too long to boot, there is somewhere 15-20 sec black screen till purple grub menu shows ...
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Is this make error due to tab vs space issue or due to unsupported machine?

I am trying to run a simulation code on Ubuntu 16. edit is 16 not 14 When I run make all I receive the following error: DIR bin exists (cd src/gravity; make compile) make[1]: Entering directory '/...
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GNU Grub boot time out command [closed]

1/ I am not a Ubuntu user. 2/ I am using dual boot Windows 10 and Remix OS 3.0 on my Dell xps 9350. On the dual boot option with GNU Grub there is the time counting down, which is 30seconds - too long ...
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Installing Ubuntu from USB on DOS

Just purchased a new Lenovo laptop, and trying to install Ubuntu on it, does not let me enter the BIOS at all, but showing the GNU GRUB version 2.02`beta2 page When trying to set or find USB in order ...
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Download apps from forbidden countries [duplicate]

Hello Ubuntu community. I am a Syrian IT student who tries always to gain new skills but due to conflicts in Syria we are not allowed to download important programs such as Android Studio which is the ...
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accidentaly got to Gnu Grub prompt. How do I go back?

I'm new on a system 76 preloaded with ubuntu, laptop. I was trying to minimize my screen and was trying a couple options. when I tried ctr+alt+F10 the screen went black with some kind of writing. It ...
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How to invoke 'info make' with ~/path/to/make.info

If I type in bash info make I get the hint to refer to the Info file make.info which is made from Texinfo source file make.texi. Is there a short way for instead of always typing info -f ~/path/to/...