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Failed to load rescue target freezing "Freezing execution"

Image of error in gnu grb Error i am having this error when I try to on my laptop, in gnu grb after selecting unbuntu*, Kindly help me to solve this issue as soon as possible ]3
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Problem with grub

I use Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS. I want to add theme to my grub bootloader, but once i opened /etc/default/grub, there is no line thats starts with #GRUB_THEME. How can i fix this? My system specs are: AMD ...
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Download Linux native x86_64 GCC toolchain?

I'd like do download the GNU GCC package toolchain for Ubuntu, and not install it (sudo apt install build-essential) - just download. There are toolchains for cross-building for Arm targets, but I ...
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Gnu Grub 2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3

Gnu Grub 2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3 I downloaded and installed Ubuntu. Rebooted PC and after reboot. Windows 10 and Ubuntu won't start. after restarting the PC, something similar to the terminal opens: ...
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Stuck on GNU GRUB 2.04 UBUNTU 18.04.6

My dell laptop only has ubuntu installed, I bought it already installed no dual boot whatsoever (most solutions I have found are for people with dual boot). Occasionally I would get stuck on GNU GRUB ...
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Is there any way to set the Universal Access Large Text only in one display on Ubuntu 18.04? (Or another way to configure scales/fonts individually?)

I have two displays, the laptop (1366x768p) and a monitor (3840x2160p), what ends up happening is that either one gets huge or one gets tiny, is there any way to set the Universal Access Large Text ...
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realpath API returns error 22(Invalid arg) or 38(function not implemented) on latest Ubuntu 21.04 & other latest linux flavours

sachin@sachin:~$ cat 1.c #include <limits.h> /* PATH_MAX */ #include <stdio.h> #include <stdlib.h> #include <errno.h> void main(void) { char *buf=NULL; char *res =...
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The TTY freezes after “Ctrl-A” hotkey and “s” pressing with GNU screen

I would like to split a window horizontally. When I type screen and then press Ctrl-A and press s, the TTY freezes. OS version: Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Device: ASUS laptop
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Install GNU Radio Companion

I am trying to install GNU Radio Companion 3.8 in Ubuntu 18.04. I followed the instructions written in the Wikipedia and watched some YouTube videos, but after writing the commands below, I got some ...
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installed ubuntu 20.4 from USB and stuck in GNU grub screen

I installed 20.4 into HP 255 notebook, removing win7. Worked fine for a few days and i learned a lot so thought i would do a re-install and start again to get everything right. Now same usb installs ...
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gnu make - seek example of where directory time would influence out-of-date

The GNU make manual (https://www.gnu.org/software/make/manual/make.html#Rules) '4.3 Types of Prerequisites' says of order-only-prerequisites Consider an example where your targets are to be placed in ...
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Alt+V starts the default text editor. Why?

I've searched everywhere, in the ubuntu 20.04 default shortcuts, and among the terminal shortcuts. Yet I can't find why this key is assigned to nano. How can I disable it? And first of all, who, when ...
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New issue encountered installing ubuntu. same bug different problem

was attempting to dual boot Ubuntu on an 2006 macbook pro intel core-duo. opted instead for full metal install and completely erased Mac OS. assuming it might clear the bug. i was wrong. i was ...
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node:/usr/lib64/libstdc++.so.6:version GLIBCXX_3.4.14, GLIBCXX_3.4.18, CXXABI_1.3.5, GLIBCXX_3.4.15, GLIBC_2.17, GLIBC_2.16 and GLIBC_2.14 not found

While running node -v it shows the below error: node: /usr/lib64/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.14' not found (required by node) node: /usr/lib64/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.18' not ...
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Problem in generating a GNU screen session with Ruby in Ubuntu 20.04

I have a workstation with Ubuntu 20.04 installed where I'm facing problem in generating GNU screen session inside a ruby script. The Ruby script has to generate a new GNU screen session with a custom ...
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What is the purpose of each of the 5 GNU_Smalltalk Packages

The names of the packages are as follows: gnu-smalltalk gnu-smalltalk-common gnu-smalltalk-el gnu-smalltalk-doc gnu-smalltalk-browser Is there any downside to installing all of them? I already know ...
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How to remove fonts-ubuntu non-free package?

I wanted to uninstall fonts-ubuntu package. I used sudo apt remove fonts-ubuntu, also tried $HOME/.local/share/fonts/ but this does not exists. It doesnot have fonts-ubuntu package. vrms although ...
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How to see a list of proprietary software installed in Ubuntu? Including ALL

Is there any command to list only proprietary software installed or have been ever since Ubuntu was newly installed?
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GNU GRUB version 2.04 partial update

I partially updated my laptop from 18.04 to 20.04 and after the last update, and restarting my laptop I am met with this GNU GRUB 2.04 screen. I get a couple errors after hitting enter to start the ...
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Problem with GNU GRUB popping during start of OS system [duplicate]

I tried to delete Ubuntu and deleted a disk partition from Windows 10. Now I'm stuck at the GNU Command Line and I don't know how to exit this because I'm not familiar with Linux and Ubuntu. How can I ...
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How to exit from gnu grub menu and start linux normally [duplicate]

Kindly consider this, have tried tried exit on grub terminal its not working
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Black screen with GNU GRUB version 2.04 when i turn on my laptop

This question is different from the previous ones. So please go through it before flagging Few days back. I had a dual boot in my laptop (with ubuntu) which earlier had windows 10 only ["Install ...
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GNU grub instead of grub 2

I recently uninstalled kali Linux from a triple boot laptop (othres being windows 10 and ubuntu 20.04) now instead of grub 2 which shows windows and ubuntu during booting all I can see is a GNU grub ...
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Problem with Ubuntu login with GNU GRUB

Usually, when I login, the Ubuntu login screen appears for selecting account and entering the password, but now suddenly a GNU GRUB panel appears for options like the ones shown in this image: When I ...
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GNU GRUB version 2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3.1

Here's the sequence of the commands I tried. screen on pressing the power button: screen after Enter on Ubuntu after ctrl+D and trying fsck -f /dev/sda tried mount -a then apt install root-system-...
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Could not load Ubuntu

I am updating my with sudo apt-get upgrade and in the middle of updating my laptop power goes down.when I start it again it show the gnu grub and didn't load ubuntu I tried exit command and it goes to ...
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Problems with GNU Boot Manager with Dual Boot

Hello lovely Ubuntu Community! I am having a problem with booting up Ubuntu alongside Windows 10. I have installed Ubuntu 20.4 LTS on a HP Pavilion 15. I did make a partition. I moved the USB stick ...
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Problem using PulseAudio in a snap program

It appears that apparmor is preventing Gnu Octave from connecting to the Pulse audio pipe. How can I remove this restriction. dmesg output [10986.689501] audit: type=1400 audit(1590956219.198:4342): ...
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Computer boots into GNU GRUB 2.04. Need help booting Ubuntu installer from commandline

The computer I have is the Surface Book Gen 1. The computer has Pop!_OS currently installed. The main problem that I have is that the operating system has encryption which has become a slight ...
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Install gawk-csv (or gawkextlib) with apt

There are a way to install the CSV extension for gawk by apt? The name of the main lib is gawkextlib. It is a very important extension for classic AWK, because generic CSV file is not only "a,b,c",...
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GNU GRUB Terminal while dual-booting ubuntu with windows 10

I am a windows 10 user and would like to install ubuntu to ascend to the world of Linux. I would like to dual-boot ubuntu with windows 10. But while trying to install boot from usb stick, it always ...
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System does not fully support snapd: The "fuse" filesystem is required on this system but not available

As the title implies, I can not use snap as the fuse filesystem ist not fully supported. I don't know what the fuse filesystem is and why it seems that I'm the only one with this problem on a newly ...
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install GSL 2.6

I had GSL 2.3 installed on my pc for along time now. I tried to update to 2.6 following this but when I check the version using gsl-config --version, it says that I have 2.3. Is there a step that I ...
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Unable to install Program [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 19.04 and since last Friday I am trying to install GNU Image Manipulation Program. After several attempts, it now shows the error message below (also see the screenshot): Unable to ...
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Deleted Ubuntu from dual boot system, now can't boot into Windows [duplicate]

Can't boot into Windows after Ubuntu partition was deleted. Fixmbr did not solve the problem. Cannot figure out what the actual problem is.
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GNU GRUB version 2.02 problem

Ubuntu and Windows 8 were already installed on my computer. Then, Windows crashed and I reinstalled Windows 8. Now, I can't access Ubuntu. When I looked at my disc partition I saw that the Ubuntu ...
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How do I run the same exact command, N number of times in parallel using GNU parallel?

I want to execute a python script X times with the same arguments in parallel, but I don't know how to accomplish this with GNU parallel. Essentially what I'm trying to do is the equivalent of ...
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make command won't work although makefile exists

I am trying to install GNU parallel on a remote server where I am not root. I downloaded it and at the moment this is how the directory looks: aclocal.m4 config.h.in COPYING install-sh ...
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GNU Grub showing at boot

After I reinstalled Lubuntu and downloaded the updates, I restarted it. When I powered on the system, the GNU Grub 2.02 menu shows it has choices like Ubuntu, More options, Memtest, etc.
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warning: ISO C++98 does not support the ‘z’ gnu_printf length modifier [-Wformat=]

I'm new in the "ubuntu community", I've just started a project with my university where I need to install a toolchain (the OpenRisc GNU toolchain from this tutorial: https://github.com/kdgwill/OR1K/...
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Can I run Ubuntu on something other than Linux Kernel?

I want to delete my Linux kernel but still want to run Ubuntu with GNU utilities. I don't like Linux; I only want GNU. So can I run Ubuntu and GNU on something other than Linux kernel?
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How to count how many times a word appears in the files in each folder?

I have a directory with a lot of subdirectories with text files in them. I need to know how many times "foo" appears in every single subdirectory (but only at the first level), not the total sum of ...
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Could not find a version that satisfies the requirement pybarcode

I am trying to install GNU Health 3.4.1, I have tried with several S.O of linux but the problem persists. Issue: Could not find a version that satisfies the requirement pybarcode (from versions: ) No ...
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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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