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how to use gem5 helper function

I am trying to run ARM power model explained in learning gem5 tutorials from: https://www.gem5.org/documentation/learning_gem5/part2/arm_power_modelling/ How can I use gem5 helper function that ...
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Searching for Commands

I am new here, so thanks for accepting me. Ok, so I have a really dum question, sorry, I am presently still learning. So what if, I had no idea of what commands are available for a specific task or ...
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ubunt20.04_Errors An error occurred. nal to see what is wrong.The error message was: 'Error: Broken Count > 0'

am haveing thise error now an body help me to solve it! An error occurred. Please run Package Manager from the right-click menu or apt-get in a terminal to see what is wrong. The error message was: '...
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Set up Postgres

I recently istalled PostgresSQL , but when I enter psql to the terminal, if gives me the error: psql: error: connection to server on socket "/tmp/.s.PGSQL.5432" failed: No such file or ...
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is it possible for decryption remotely to unlock disk sda5_crypt

I would like to know if its possible for remote decryption. i did setup a encryption password to my workstation for which i would like have it decryption remotely from my laptop. Any suggestions as in ...
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Can we copy a sub directory to another sub directory?

I have to copy wordpress from the give path to htcdocs directory :-/var/www/html/wordpress and I have to copy this wordpress to /opt/lampp/htcdocs . Direct copy paste is not allowed. I tried different ...
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Ubuntu don't see my Vega 8 graph card

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 version and I have a ryzen5 3500u + vega 8 hardware, but I had freezes in the videos, then I found out that my video card was not visible, but it was visible in windows and I ...
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how to install adnet 802.11n wifi adapter driver?

i am a new user in ubuntu and i am unable to install my wifi adapter driver i.e of adnet 802.11n please help i had uninstalled my previous windows os
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/usr/bin/vlc: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error

I tried running vlc in root but got an error of "VLc can't run in root Sorry" Then i tried this command sed -i '/' /usr/bin/vlcs/geteuid/geteppid/' /usr/bin/vlc Then i tried running vlc ...
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I'm new at Ubuntu, and for my job I am asked to show this. How can I access to this information? [closed]

I'm supposed to send this information but I don't know how to do that. I tried pinging cabinet.skyeng.ru but it continues processing.
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Microphone noise cancellation in Ubuntu 20.04

I have tried almost every solution available on the Internet regarding microphone noise cancellation, but none of the solutions works for me. I'm using Ubuntu 20.04.
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What should I do to solve the issue? [duplicate]

I am getting the following error at the time of booting my laptop, I am unable to understand what is the problem in the system.
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I can't install anything

When I run sudo apt install lutris then I get this error message You might want to run 'apt --fix-broken install' to correct these. The following packages have unmet dependencies: libc6-dbg : Depends:...
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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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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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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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