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System not booting up after keeping it idle for few hourse

I recently updated my system to ubuntu 20.04. A few days back I encountered a problem that whenever I turn on my device it does not turn on battery instead I need to take the battery out and plug in ...
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AbiWord File says Error and file cannot convert

I have been using AbiWord for the last few months working on a major project. I have gotten very far in my writing, but yesterday as soon as I pressed save my computer died. I did not think of it as a ...
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Team Viewer Stuck on License Agreement

i just try to install teamviewer into terminal . after the installation i got white screen when i open teamviewer. Lubunto 18.04 enter image description here
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yelp cannot find GNOME help files

tl;dr The summary of all the following is roughly this: Remove or move the directory /usr/share/help/C/gnome-help. Run the command sudo apt reinstall gnome-user-docs gnome-getting-started-docs ...
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Ubuntu's equivalent for MacOS any app Help search

I switched from MacOS to Ubuntu this weekend . I'm used to a functionality I had with MacOS I want for all my apps in Ubuntu. For any app in MacOS, you can search through the different commands ...
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Network File Share On School Chromebook

I´m trying to create a network file share on my school chromebook,and it keeps saying that I did not specify the file folder. So, do I have to create a shared folder for it to work, or is there ...
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Bug: Scheduling While Atomic: Plymouthd

I am having the following issue: [ 4.231985] BUG: scheduling while atomic: plymouthd/540/0x00000002 What causes this and how can I fix it?
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How to install the Offline help of LibreOffice in Flatpak

I have LibreOffice 6.2.2.2 installed as a Flatpak. Everything works fine but when I go to the menu Help -> LibreOffice Help I get the message: LibreOffice Help Not Installed How can I install the ...
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I can't open nautilus after executing rm -rf ~/.ddd/

I tried to install ddd from my schools site and it gave me this command to remove installed version of ddd: rm -rf ~/.ddd/ It wouldn't execute so i tried with sudo and it worked, but after that i ...
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MAC address display in terminal and command for requesting elaboration on output

I attempted to use the following command in my terminal (Ubuntu 18.04) ifconfig grep ether and received the following output message: SIOCSIFMTU: Operation not permitted So I was going to ask why ...
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Can I sell a modified version of Ubuntu?

Eu estava pensando em criar um sistema operacional com base ubuntu para vender com modificações e queria saber se preciso de uma permissão ou fazer contrato com a empresa para dar uma taxa para poder ...
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How to make KHelpCenter show info-pages, man-pages and information from ScrollKeeper database and make full text search?

I have Ubuntu 18.04 LTS installed. I want to search for documentation and read it off-line (as it is included to the installed packages). Yelp does not work for this purpose. So I tried to use ...
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How to run full text search on help pages offline (from Yelp / gnome-help or something other)?

I have both Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS installed. I want to search for documentation and read it off-line (as it is included to the installed packages in /usr/share/help and other ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 not detecting HDMI

I'm a newbie. I've searched through forums and tried a bunch of solutions but nothing has worked. I installed the Intel graphics driver, latest version of nVidia, and updated my kernel. It's not the ...
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My files are gone after I upgraded to Ubuntu 17.10

I was using Ubuntu 16.04 then I downloaded Ubuntu 17.10, put it on a bootable flash drive and installed it. During the installation the system asked me if I want to Delete everything and reinstall the ...
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Why is the help option --help but no -h in some commands? [closed]

Most commands show the help with any of these two options: vi -h vi --help But some others only allow --help shred --help xrandr --help In these second commands, -h shows something like xrandr: ...
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xman and the types of documentations - help files - that are exclusive for xman

what is the difference of xman from man. And what kind of help files can be exclusively browsed with xman.
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built computer left on copyright info [duplicate]

I downloaded the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS iso file for Ubuntu desktop and put it on an USB drive after taking that USB drive and booting it leaves me at a screen looking at copyright info and a command prompt,...
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Help installing Chrome OS [closed]

I lost my windows 7 recovery disks and product key so I was stupid to install Ubuntu because I'm not tech savvy. I barely learned Sudo install apt-get and I can't get Microsoft word on Ubuntu for ...
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What does ./-* means and do?

I'm doing a hacking war game called Over The Wire, here it is: http://overthewire.org/wargames/bandit/bandit6.html Now I got stuck, I don't think it's possible to complete that section with only the ...
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Upgrading GCC from 4.8 to 4.9

I am trying to install the TrinityCore on my server. When upgrading the GCC to use CMake I ran into a problem: Here is the response I got: gcc-4.9 is already the newest version. 0 upgraded, 0 newly ...
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Problem installing Laravel on Ubuntu 15.04

I am a Ubuntu newbie. While installing Laravel using terminal, I came across this issue: roger@roger-P580:/etc/apache2/sites-available$ cd /var/www/laravel roger@roger-P580:/var/www/laravel$ ...
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Openshot Help saving

I’m a open shot beginner, I need help saving my open shot files to something i can use to upload to you tube (I didn’t know if that made sense) like mp4 or mpg. When I Try And put the .osp and upload ...
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How can I install Ubuntu 12.04 from a USB [duplicate]

I want to find out how one can install Ubuntu on a webbook using a usb. I tried to use an external CD drive, but its not detected by my webbook. I want to upgrade my Ubuntu to 12.04.
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I cannot open or mount a drive that locked with bitlocker

they says there is a application called dislocker can help, I tried, but it is not even installing in my Ubuntu 14.04, I don't that I followed the steps, but the erroro occures, I see there is no ...
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How do i clear my cache on firefox [duplicate]

I am trying to write and I have no idea how to I am a beginner and I'm not advanced THANK YOU. I tried using the terminal and entering the codes people suggested!
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Keeping Music on when moniter closed

How do I keep Pithos playing when I close my laptop? I have looked in to settings with the background, screen, brightness, pretty much with anything involving my screen. I have Edge Ubuntu 14, and a ...
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Randomly Got a green streak on my moniter, Can I fix it?

I am fairly new to this. So I will tell you whats wrong. So today I turned on my computer and right when I got to the Ubuntu start up page it has this weird green streak down the computer. It wasn't ...
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Quickly fails to package help pages

I have been working on making a program (jekyll-helper) using Quickly and a while ago I worked on adding some content to the default help pages. I tested out open the help pages in the program while ...
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What program is there that can unzip files to the usb port? [closed]

I would like to find a program for ubuntu that can unzip files to your usb port, I have been to every website for ubuntu programs that I was able to locate, and could not find any relevance in any ...
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Installing VMware on ubuntu 14.04 help needed

I have downloaded the VMware Player for Linux 64-bit from its official site and details: Binary Details.bundle Installation file for 64-bit Linux Build Number: 744570 Release Date: 2012-06-13 ...
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I got an error while installing Ubuntu using windows installer

I got this error, please help: An error has occurred setting the element data. The request is not supported.
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Asio drivers (hercules dj air)

I recently installed Ubuntu but now, I want to use my hercules dj air. Why? Because it have something called DAC or idk. Anyway, sound quality > better. I don't know what to do. (I don't want to ...
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how to install new download of 14.04.1-desktop-amd 64.ISO [duplicate]

I have no idea what I am doing here. I was given an IBM ThinkPad with an outdated Ubuntu OS and could not figure out how to upgrade, so I simply downloaded the new 14.04.1-desktop-amd 64 ISO. The ...
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How to get an Canon 5400 printer working?

Can anybody help me to install a Canon printer MG5450 but coming up with 5400. Then when you send to print it tries to print than nothing. Also how do you install drivers.
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logic words alternative [closed]

I am using logic words to design circuits like ALU, on windows in class and my pc itś running only ubuntu, my question is how I can open this extension (.cct) on linux, please not tell me about ...
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meaning of *Supports network install?* and *Works “out of the box”*

What do Supports network install? and Works "out of the box" mean in this page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HardwareSupportComponentsWirelessNetworkCardsDlink Does network install mean that it ...
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Cannot run .x86 on Ubuntu 14.04

Hi I tried a lot of different way to get this solved spent the whole day no luck.. I've tried executing file as program double clicking it doesn't lunch chmod +x /LiveCodeCommunityinstaller-6_5_0-...
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In what way are doc, info, man, help different?

What's the difference between Documentation(doc), Manuals(man), Help, and Information(info)? I've seen these four different words used across different system but mostly in Ubuntu. for the most part ...
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GNOME DevHelp for Microsoft Window

Can anyone please tell If DevHelp application is available for Microsoft Window or not? I have installed libgtk-3-doc on Ubuntu. Where the doc files are saved on the machine,so that I can use it to ...
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Install Ubuntu on 64-bit PC alongside Win7; Will Ubuntu see Windows partition? [duplicate]

Acer w/ AMD Athlon 64 x2 dual core 3800+ 2.00 GHz, 4 gig RAM, 32 bit Windows 7, originally built for Windows Vista. Added an NVIDIA graphics card. 1 TB barracuda hard drive partitioned into 3, 1 ...
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How To Write To SD card

I heard of people saying they could if they did it as a root user. How do I do that. When I tried to write to sd card, I got a read only error. Permissions says Owner: me Access: Create and ...
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how to support exe files in ubuntu and how to download wine [duplicate]

please help me so that i can use all windows applications and softwares so i could daily use ubuntu.I need microsoft office 13,photoshop cs6,nero 10 and other all softwares to support in my ubuntu ...
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How to type @ in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm from Bosnia and I don't know how to type @ in Ubuntu. I'm a newbie in Ubuntu. I'm using Bosnian keyboard layout and my shortcut for typing @ is Ctrl+Alt+V.
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Ubuntu Builder ISO File?

I got Ubuntu Builder, the ISO and some packages. However, after build, I did not find my ISO... Where is it stored? Was it stored to what folder?
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Symlink for Eclipse

Some people have suggested putting the symlink to the eclipse package at /usr/local/bin while others suggest using /usr/bin Is there any particular reason for including "local"? See: http://...
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Whats the best way of making a web browser in Ubuntu? [closed]

Well, I guess the the title gives it away. I'm trying to find out how to make a web browser. I don't want anything to advanced. Just a simple tutorial on making web browser witch allows you to search ...
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Desktop Comupter with Ubuntu built in

Are their any major manufacturers in the USA who have Desktop (not laptop or notebook) but old fashioned Desktop computers that come built with Ubuntu as it's operating system right out of the box ...
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Just installed Ubuntu, but my wireless networks aren't showing up

As the title says, my wireless networks aren't showing up can someone help please? I have 12.04 Thanks.
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how to fix spelling mistakes in the man page

while reading the man page of duplicity I found some minor spelling mistakes. What is the easiest way to fix them, or have them fixed. PS: I'm not a programmer