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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Some installed programs are very small size on ubuntu

Some programs installed on ubuntu appear with small size it hasnt setings for modify your size. I try modify de resolution on display but affect only to the desktop of ubuntu but the program appear ...
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Can't install flatpak on ubuntu 22.04 [duplicate]

I have a fresh installation of ubuntu 22.04 and nothing was touched. I'm following the steps on the flathub website but I'm getting this annoying error and won't let me do it. Any ideas? Thanks. https:...
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Linking portable installation of a program to Applications

Due to outdated versions in the apt repository, I have manually downloaded a program as a portable version (only one available). I do not want to manually locate the executable file each time, and don'...
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Sky for Linux (a Skype client) Crashes

I have a problem with Sky for Linux. This is an application that works with Skype for Business. The issue is that the program closes on its own, crashing constantly. Not being an expert in these ...
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Access Files on shared partition from within an Application in a Dual Boot Setup

I recently switched to Linux Ubuntu 20.04 in a dual boot scenario for the sake of videogaming in a restricted hardware setting. I have Windows on my large 1TB SSD, and Ubuntu on another SSD, and they ...
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How do I get my icon for grub customizer back?

I have the icon for 'grub customizer'. It is a .png and it is located in file:///var/lib/app-info/icons/ubuntu-focal-universe/64x64/grub-customizer_grub-customizer.png. However in my app launcher it ...
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Touch pad receive click press And scrolling

I am using dell Inspiron 15 3000 and it is install Ubuntu 20.04.3 lts when i scrolling in Google chrome or Firefox and any other program, some time touchpad receive click press. Can you help to fix ...
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How to check status, install, and stop a program in ubuntu 20.04 LTS Server

I've been running a plex meida server for over 10 years. Over that decade, I've gotten married, bought a house, and had 3 kids, so due to lack of time involved, I never upgraded from 16.04 to 18.04. ...
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How to uninstall dotnet from Ubuntu 20.10 completely?

I have installed dotnet on my Ubuntu 20.10 but for some reason I want to remove it but I don't know how to do it please help.
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How can I create custom themes Pluma editor for anyone to use?

Ubuntu MATE 20.10 groovy This "Pluma" code editor comes with Ubuntu mate (screenshot from https://mate-desktop.org/) In pluma > preferences > fonts & colors > Color scheme ...
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What exactly is "Install RELEASE"? How to get rid of it?

Beginner. Recently set up win10/ubuntu dual boot. "Install RELEASE" was in my dock post-installation (Ubuntu 20.04.1). Internet search resulted in me simply removing it from favorites, ...
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Installed programs list software? [duplicate]

Anyone know of a good program or way to list Programs/Softwares installed, wanting to upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04 but need a list of the things I've installed so I can reinstall them on ...
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Listing of space used by programs

I would like to get a listing of the space used by programs, preferably with the largest listed first. I am keeping 18.04 ONLY since 20.04 has "broken" my Canon TS9120 scanner. I could then ...
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Relaunch System Load Indicator?

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04. How do I relauch the System Load Indicator program? Every now and then, it appears to crash and disappear from the top of my screen, and I have to log out and re-log in or ...
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How can I run this command succesfully

I need to run the following command to run a program in Ubuntu. Java -Dprism.forceGPU=true -jar quantumVITAS-0.1.0.jar I got an error "Java not found" I have downloaded the last version of ...
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How can I tell which app is coming from which source in GNOME?

I use some programs where there are 2 or 3 versions on my PC, perhaps an apt installed, version, and a snap, and an appimage, usually because the developers release bug fixes. For example, LMMS and ...
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Help identifying orphaned or redundant system apps

Trying to streamline my existing Ubuntu Studio Cinnamon 20.04 experience. I know I could just start over rather than strive to clean things up from various distros and apps over time, but I would love ...
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How to disable auto-startup of Microsoft Teams in Ubuntu?

When I boot up my Ubuntu 20.02 laptop, MT (Microsoft Teams) always starts. Since I would like to avoid this, I went to the default program "Startup Applications" and removed the tick for MT. ...
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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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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 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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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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