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GNU Nano editor opens everytime i open a new terminal with creating a new nano editor file as New Buffer?

GNU Nano editor opens everytime i open a new terminal with creating a new nano editor file as New Buffer? Even after resetting the terminal from advanced settings, it still opens.
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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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Should I open source our codes if our equipment using a computer that runs Ubuntu?

My company is developing a new device that controlled by a programme. If we choose Ubuntu as the OS and just run our parogrammes on it, is this behaviour voilates the GNU GPL? And is it ok to use it ...
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How to gnu grub version 2.02 on MacBook

i have MacBook but when wanna go to my linux see the gnu grub version 2.02 How can I fixed,please help me And I don't install my Linux on the Hard or flashy installed on my MacBook Thanks.
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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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Cannot install Ubuntu, GNU Grub version 2.04 opens when booted with bootable usb

I have Dell Inspiron core i7 10th gen laptop with 512 GB SSD and 1 TB HDD. Windows 10 came pre-installed in SSD.(I have left some unallocated space for Ubuntu in SSD) I want to dualboot Ubuntu 20.04 ...
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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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Problem when booting Ubuntu after installation [18.04.4 LTS]

ok, for whatever reason when i rebooted my pc after installin' ubuntu, when it boots to the partition that contains the installation, instead of the GNU showin', it's instead a blacc screen with the ...
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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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How to use DEB library got in yocto to GNU?

I found Paho MQTT client library in yocto environment. That contains: paho-mqtt-c_1.3.0-r0_armhf.deb paho-mqtt-c-src_1.3.0-r0_armhf.deb paho-mqtt-c-dev_1.3.0-r0_armhf.deb paho-mqtt-c-deb_1.3.0-...
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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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while installing ubuntu by cd drive

the GNU GRUB version 2.02 beta2 minimal bash-like line editing is supported. For the first word, TAB lists possible command completions. HOW to clearthis error?
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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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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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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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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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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 the 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 ...
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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 ...