Questions tagged [installed-programs]

Questions about programs that are installed in an Ubuntu system. Use this tag for questions regarding the maintenance, upgrade or removal of such programs, or for problems with finding or using them.

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Is ubuntu installed in my pc? if yes how can i run it? [closed]

I have purchased a Dell Inspiron pc with windows 7 installed and on the pc there is logo of ubuntu is ubuntu pre installed on my pc. How can I run it
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Allow flatpak application to “Open with” other applications

Is it possible to configure a Flatpak application so that it is able to send files ("Open with") to other programs? For instance, I have Thunderbird installed as a Flatpak and would like to open PDF ...
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How to check opened programs in last 1 hour?

I want to know if there is any log file (or command) in which I can see the list of programs which user has opened in last X hours?
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Several Installed Snap Programs don't open

I have several installed Snap Programs that do not open (Launch) and run on my Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. Here is a list: File Roller gnome-characters gnome-logs gnome-system-monitor OpenResizer Vim VLC 3....
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18.04: Cura 4.5.0. blanked fields increase with Ubuntu updates

My system ran Cura 4.4.1 slicing software perfectly well on Ubuntu 18.04. Cura is started by running an executable appimage downloaded into my home dir. After several weeks of operation (and ...
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Where are installed apps from the store, how to change default installation path?

I'm brand new to Ubuntu (official 18.4, GNOME desktop), and don't get it yet. I've installed some apps from Ubuntu Software, but they seem to save on sda (main disk, there is also system on this ...
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Can I install programs/applications on a separate drive

So, the main drive on my Acer Aspire R3-131T (model no. N15W5) laptop is only 32 GB, on which I want to install Ubuntu. That's not enough space to also install the programs I want to run as well, so I ...
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How can I locate program files?

How can I locate program files for apps installed using Wine 🍷 on Ubuntu 18.04?
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How to install STM32CubeProgrammer in Linux

I installed STM32CubeProgrammer in Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS with the intention of solving an error that I get when attempting to flash micro controllers in my STM32WB55 Nucleo Pack, but STM32CubeProgrammer ...
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Fresh 19.10 install: FileZilla and Beyond Compare slow launch time

Just installed a fresh install of 19.10 on a Ryzen 2600 with a solid state drive. All seems to be well except FileZilla and Beyond Compare take a very long time to launch (about or more than 20 ...
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DaVinci resolve 16 is not opening on ubuntu 18.04

I have installed Davici resolve 16 software, but when I try to run DaVinci running the binary file with command ./resolve, then the program is not opening. This is the output on my terminal: ...
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How do I know if an application has been installed and how to uninstall it?

So I installed the kite package through atom but after reading some things I changed my mind. When I search my computer the kite application is there but when I open kite it still asks for which ...
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Post-installation Apps Running Slow on 18.04 LTS: Discord and Steam

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a second hard drive. Whenever I open up apps I added after system installation (e.g., Discord and Steam), they run super slow, but every program included in the ...
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How to show an application from the dock in files?

I am trying to run an application in the terminal to view the output. Finding the application manually in the file explorer is out of the question. is there a way to view the location of an ...
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How to set Firefox to open as a maximized window?

Whenever I open Firefox it doesn't open as a maximized window, just a rectangle. At first I didn't care but after some use it's been getting annoying and now I'm trying to fix it. I tried following ...
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How can I see full program name in GNOME search bar? [duplicate]

I've installed a Citrix client on my laptop and when I now search for it, I see this: They seem identical, but maybe the title of the programs is different. How can I see the full title of those ...
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How do I create .desktop file for repository program?

After installing an icon theme I realize some of my application icons have not changed. Upon looking there are multiple application missing from /usr/share/applications. I have install all my programs ...
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I maybe have 2 versions of Firefox, and i want to get rid of one of them

It is possible that this happened because of the recent Firefox update (from 64.something, to 66.0.2) which claimed that it couldn't download the update by itself, so it asked me to do it manually. ...
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Graphviz on 18.04 [duplicate]

I ran apt-get install graphviz which worked successfully and seems to be the official package. Yet after installing I don't see graphviz in the list of installed programs, I also tried the command ...
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How To Start A Program With Its Name

I've installed Matlab on my Ubuntu 18.04. Every time I want to open it I need to call it. /usr/local/MATLAB/R2017a/bin/matlab I think it is too long and waste of a little time. There has to be an ...
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Missing software that are installed in system [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 18.04. I am running with an issue. Some of the packages installed using the default Software store application like Postman, Spotify are somehow are not showing in app tray but are ...
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Program not running at all?

I have a program that I want to run and when I click the icon, nothing happens. I also will run the program from terminal and nothing happens either. I tried running this program on a distro it wasn't ...
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How do I put a new installed program on the dock? [duplicate]

I installed a new program but I can't find it. I want to put a shortcut on the dock. So how do I find the icon for the new program?
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How to know what program needs which group to be executed without sudo

In particular I want to create bridges dynamically, but without the need of running it with sudo. I think it's the group netdev. But is there, and I'm sure there is, a general answer to the question: ...
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Installed programs list [duplicate]

Is there a way to see a list of the installed programs in the operating system by the date they were installed? Ubuntu Server 18.04 with gui.
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Some apps do not launched by double left mouse click

Some app do not launched by double left mouse click if app's path has spaces! App be launched if run in terminal.
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How do I install program files on a separate partition?

Since I know next to nothing about how Linux actually works, I'm gonna need step-by-step instructions if you have any. I have 2 partitions on my 32GB flash drive, an 8GB one for the full Ubuntu ...
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“core - The core runtime enviornment for snapd.” What is it and how did it get on my computer? [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu on a new laptop I bought (came with Win 10). Three days later, in my installed programs in the Ubuntu Software, I see: core - The core runtime enviornment for snapd I didn't ...
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How to make AppData directory analog?

Is there any way to make programs create their own folders ".program_name" not in the home directory, but in some AppData directory? I do not want to hide hidden files, but at the same time I do not ...
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Why does phpstorm close when I close the terminal

Hopefully, not the dumbest question in the world and hopefully pertains to ubuntu stack exchange. But when I run php storm with the command ~/Downloads/PhpStorm-181.4203.565/bin$ ./phpstorm.sh, I ...
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Difference between /usr/local and ~/.local [duplicate]

I install .zip / .tar.gz programs in ~/.local/bin, but Ubuntu have /usr/local directory with content same as in ~/.local. So, what is difference between this directories except for sudo access?
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Adding custom programs to favourites of Ubuntu Dock [duplicate]

I want to add a custom program to the favourites of Ubuntu dock, but there is no option for that. Translating the text in this image (same as above) only says: All windows Quit It also doesn't ...
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Can't run programs, which were installed with ubuntu software center

I can't run programs, which were installed with ubuntu software center. It was working earlier, but now, I can only watch pulsing icon on side bar, and after a few second it disappears. For example ...
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reset application to its default state

how to reset a program to its default state? in android we can clear application data to reset the application to its default state. does it is possible to reset a program in ubuntu to its default ...
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Editing Programs

I've been checking out source codes of some Linux software. For instance, if I were to run cd /usr/bin and type sudo nano libreoffice, I would see the LibreOffice source code. However most programs ...
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Separating OS and user data to different disks [duplicate]

I would like to move all my user files, programs, everything that is not the OS. I'd like to keep Ubuntu on an SSD and put everything I've done on a separate 1TB drive. This includes everything in $...
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dependency is not satisfiable: libatk-bridge2.0

I had try install google chrome on my pc ubuntu because chromium didn't supported new Gmail format. Ubuntu software center show this words dependency is not satisfiable: libatk-bridge2.0:
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68K Motorola Assembly Simulator

I use the 68020 IDE Motorola assembly on my windows 7. It's a program that compiles and run my assembly code (along with other languages). When I run my program, it shows every step of the execution ...
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What is TeXdoctk? Is it safe to Remove? How do I remove it?

As the title implies, whilst using Ubuntu 17.10 I have come across a program called TeXdoctk in the Gnome menu. I cannot work out what its purpose is and attempting to uninstall it via: sudo apt ...
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Error message when starting PeerGuardian

I recently installed PeerGuardian on the latest Ubuntu build and received the following error message: No idea why this message is coming up. I tried searching for the error online but did not find ...
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How do I get delete programs off of my computer?

I thought I deleted some old programs but I was wrong and now my computer is low on memory. Yes, the old case of I thought I deleted that but I actually didn't. I need to preform a system update on ...
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How do you uninstall everything to do with a specific program (redshiftgui)?

I am trying to uninstall redshiftgui and apt -remove doesn't want to let me, the message is in the screenshot. How do I entirely rid myself of this erroneously downloaded application? (I am on gnome.)
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Is there a “list of installed programs”? [duplicate]

Back when I mainly used Windows, I always exported a text file containing my installed programs from the software "CCleaner" before reinstalling my operating system, so that I had a list with all the ...
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Programs installed via snap not showing up in Launcher

Just updated to Ubuntu 16.04 & trying snap packages for first time. So I needed meshlab to view some stl files. Ran in to issue with p-i-t-n log in. Found that command line install of snap ...
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Resolution of certain programs too small on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I've installed two programs (teamviewer and filezilla) so far that the resolution is just too small. How can I fix this? Picture below shows what I'm talking about. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Dell XPS 13....
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My Arduino doesn´t work

I installed Arduino IDE on my Laptop and gave it all rights. But When I'm clicking the symbol of it it blinks up and then it goes off. That's my problem. I've to deal with. I need this program very ...
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Packages and permissions

I'm somewhat confused about Linux packages and permissions, people often say not to install packages as root. Yet when installing most .deb files via gdebi I'm prompted to enter the root password. ...
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How to know whether a particular package is installed on ubuntu? [duplicate]

I installed a JDK package on my Ubuntu 14.04 a few months ago, but I don't know how to check which version it is. So how to do I find whether a package is installed on Ubuntu and which version of it ...
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Sublime Text 2 in Lubuntu shows default icon from system

I installed Sublime Text 2 by PPA in Lubuntu 16.10 and all works fine. The only problem is that Sublime Text show a default icon in the panel's window list: Any idea how to fix this?
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Do I need a 32 bit operating system?

I am brand new to Ubuntu, & been working with computers since DOS 4. I like to record bands and have all the software and hardware necessary for 32 track recording. However it seems to me windows ...