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Location problem

I recently began using Ubuntu about 2-3 weeks ago and have encountered a significant issue with my location settings. When I check my physical location on my laptop, it shows me in a completely ...
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Where are Waydroid-Android folders on Ubuntu?

I have successfully installed Waydroid and the 1DM Android browser, and I have downloaded a file with this browser. It had asked me to set where to download, and in Android under Waydroid it is this: /...
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How to get geoclue to use GPS data or hard code the location on 22.04

Using either the Google or Mozilla location services or the ISP geolocation service gives crap results. There is an attached USB U-Blox 7 GPS that is used as a NTP source with gpsd and the ...
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How to stop files from saving in /run/user/1000/doc?

I use Kdenlive for video editing. All files used to be savable wherever I wanted. Now, there is no way to PREVENT files from being saved to /run/user/1000/doc. Not only is it annoying and taking ...
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Unable to retrieve location on Google maps -- no error though

I have been following this link to make maps find my position but it doesn't work. After I "Enable Location Services" on my system and "Access your location" in my browser (Firefox)...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Auto Timezone is wrong

My location service setting is on, and I can get my correct location on Google Maps. But when I turn on auto timezone, it will set the timezone from PST to MST, and I am not even near any MST region. ...
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Where is the icon for Ubuntu Software in Ubuntu 20.04.4 located?

I mean the diamond-shaped blue icon that has a couple of gears on it. I want to change it to something else, and have looked everywhere but have come up empty.
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For ubuntu: where to find GIMP XSane plugin?

Noobie: I am using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and GIMP 2.10.30. GIMP does not see my scanner (Brother MFC-J491DW Printer). Told to dowload and install XSane and Gimp plug in. Downloaded and installed XSane but, ...
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Screen is cropped by a few pixels

I just installed Ubuntu, and for a while (2 weeks) the screen was fine. But my brother started tweaking the settings in Tweaks & Settings. He modified the scale setting in the displays section. (...
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Location service works the opposite way

I use a Lenovo ThinkPad T490 with Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS. When I switch OFF the Location Service in the settings, it determines my location perfectly in the Maps application. If I switch it ON, it does ...
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How to find the location where a GNU application is stored?

I am looking for running a program automatically when Ubuntu starts up. I have installed Tint2 which is a windows style taskbar. I am following the process here for autostarting an application (Tint2) ...
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Where is gambas3 installed?

I want to install the xt7-player-mpv video player, which was recently updated. It is not available for Ubuntu as deb and compiling it required Gambas3. That is available and can be installed with sudo ...
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Editable path in "Save as" option

This happens while saving or opening database of keepassXC. Can't Edit the save path! Please don't suggest pressing Ctrl + L. It does not work while saving or opening file. It only works in plain ...
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How to fake location(latitude and longitude) in Ubuntu 20.04

I would like my webpages to think that I am almost 500 KMs away from my exact location. I am okay with my IP address being what it was and would also like to not change anything but my latitude and ...
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Where is the system menu for Desktop Ver 20.04.1

I am a first time Linux users but a wide experience in computers and OS. I loaded Ubuntu Linux 20.04.1 for the first time, I want to setup my wireless connection. I have been trying to find the &...
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Firefox cannot determine location in Ubuntu 20.04

This only happens in Ubuntu, and only with Firefox; Chrome seems to be able to determine my current location (although slightly inaccurate). Is there any particular setting for Ubuntu to allow Firefox ...
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Location services enabled but not working

I have location services enabled, however, when I use an app that requires location access such as gnome-maps or Firefox (with allowed permissions for google maps) it doesn't work. Google maps shows ...
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edit user-dirs.dirs folder location

i'd like to change the location of the main Music folder location manually in user-dirs-dirs from "$HOME/Music" to the root directory of my sata ssd /dev/sda1, but i am unsure on how to ...
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Ubuntu 20.04: location services not working

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 and now, while Location Services are enabled in the Settings, I do not see the location icon in my top bar, and services requiring my location cannot retrieve it. ...
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Install location for a multi file .NET core app in Ubuntu

I have a compiled .NET core app which I am planning to run in three major OSs. When I am trying to test my build in GitBash on Windows 10, once I build the app I get a lot of files along with the ...
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Rclone Failed to sync: googleapi: Error 403: We're sorry, but this service is not available in your location, forbidden

I want to backup my files into google drive using rclone by this command: sudo rclone sync "/media/so/ACAC8B5FAC8B2346/Company Informations/مدارک شرکت GSH/اداری (copy)" gsh:Company_Informations/...
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Compiz: Fixed window placement, which alternative?

I configured my Ubuntu 16.04 system to open two windows automatically at login. For the purpose of fixed location of these, I am trying CompizConfiguration Settings Manager, function Place Windows. ...
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How to position windows with compizconfig-settings-manager

At boot/login two apps are launched in my system, and I need to control their positions on the screen. I have installed compizconfig-settings-manager and found the Place Window option. But there ...
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The meaning of computer:///

I would like to know the meaning of computer:/// How to go with the command line to a file at location computer:///
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Is there a way to transmit the computers location via WGET?

I have a little script which pings my server by fetching a web address via WGET. The idea is, should my computer ever go missing, I have a chance of tracking it down. Is there any way to add ...
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Ubuntu Night Light sunset time incorrect

I'm running 18.04. I have the night light set to run from sunset to sunrise. However, it's been turning on early, multiple hours before sunset and is already to maximum redness before the sun even ...
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How do you set a precise location?

I have enabled location services. I'm using Ubuntu 18.10 on a desktop that doesn't have a GPS. On Windows 10, I was able to set the location manually with an address.
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How do you get a *.desktop file to work for a non-repository app?

I turned the Amazon cloud reader site https://read.amazon.com into a desktop app with nativefier. It works amazingly well as a standalone reader for books that have been downloaded and also ...
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Auto login on specific location/network

I'm pretty new with Linux Ubuntu (18.04) and have got impression that it can be configured to do just about anything. So I wonder if there's a possibility to automatically log in at home and password ...
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Where does apt store downloaded packages? [duplicate]

I know that apt-get ( as in sudo apt-get install vim) stores downloaded packages in /var/cache/apt/archives. However, when using apt (as in sudo apt install vim) instead, there are no packages stored ...
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Why it is impossible to type location in Ubuntu's "Time & Date" in Cyrillic script?

Why is it impossible to type (or find) the Russian city's name (e.g.: Moscow, Yekaterinburg) in All Settings > Time & Date > Clock > Choose Locations of Ubuntu 14.04.5 using Cyrillic ...
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How to install and use exiftool to get GPS information of a photo [closed]

I want to install exiftool and get a location information of a photo. please help. thank you
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Dolphin (file manager) keyboard shortcuts config-file location

Does anyone know where Dolphin keeps the keyboard shortcuts stored? I've already looked into the config-files in ~/.kde/share/config/, there's a dolphinrc there, but the saved shortcuts are nowhere to ...
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how to find ppa location for bitcoin- 0.15.1-zesty1 [closed]

I am trying to install the reference package via "sudo-add-apt-repository ppa:" but whatever I try to enter in the location is wrong. I don't see the location anywhere in the package description. ...
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Ubuntu 17 Nautilus Location bar display actual path for alias

I have a folder shortcut on my desktop & when I open it & press CTRL L for the location bar, it displays a path like /home/username/Desktop/foldername Just wondering if its possible to ...
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Does the php file location in the LAMP server matter?

In the LAMP server, I can run the php file under directly the www folder, but much deeper (more sub folder) I can not start the php file. Is there a setting for that? [Thu Sep 28 02:50:35.987756 ...
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Location of 'Default keyring' file in Ubuntu 16.04

~/.local/share/keyrings/*.keyring file is responsible for personal/user/login keyring. There is another file somewhere in the system responsible for 'Default keyring'. For example, lightdm may ask ...
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Why Ubuntu Gnome needs access to my location?

Ubuntu Gnome 17.04 requests to know my location after every boot. I never experienced such thing with Linux distros before. Can anyone explain why this is so?
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Samba: File location where share entries are stored?

Does anyone know the file in which the entries for the samba shares are stored? For instance the drives or folders I am sharing.
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Redshift - Enable location services on ubuntu 16.04

I have a problem with Redshift. It doesn't get the location from my geolocation provider 'geoclue'. The problem was more noticeable when I tried to use Maps app which said I should enable location ...
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Where are Eudora data files?

I installed Eudora 7 under Wine. It worked fine. But now I would like to replace the data files - mailboxes, filters, stationery, attachments - with the files in my windows installation. But I can'...
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Program files folder in 16.04 [duplicate]

I have seen executable .exe files for all programs installed in Program files folder for Windows OS. Is there any equivalent folder in Ubuntu 16.04 where I can find the executables of installed ...
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What location is recommended for installing Tor from sources?

I know how to install Tor browser from the sources and how to run it. But in all tutorial they don't mention where to unzip it and they always unzip into the ~/Downloads folder. But it's not a proper ...
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Menu bar time stuck in UTC in 16.10

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.10 and ever since the time displayed in the top right corner of Unity has been stuck in UTC. This does not reflect the system time however as the date command outputs ...
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Reset geo location

I am using the nexus 4 with ubuntu touch ota 11. When i am starting the weather app, it suggests the weather for the actual location. I have disabled the indicator for the location a couple of days ...
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What is the new path for mounted usb drives in Ubuntu 15.10?

In past versions of Ubuntu I have always been about to find a folder for external usb drives in /mnt or /media/username after they have been mounted. Since upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10 I have noticed ...
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The location of an application shown in Dash menu [duplicate]

In "dash" menu there're a few applications, or rather links to the applications, which don't exist in /usr/share/applications and which I want to copy to my desktop. I've tried to "locate" and "find" ...
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When i download something and click 'show in folder' nothing happens

I am running the newest Ubuntu, when I download something, such as an mp3 file, and click on Show in Folder, absolutely nothing happens. Is there an easy fix for this, without being technical and ...
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How to use GPS on Nexus 4?

I'm running Ubuntu Touch 15.04 on Nexus 4 and GPS does not work. Of course I enabled 'Location Detection' and 'GPS' in the top menu. Furthermore I have enabled 'Celluar Data' in the Settings menu and ...
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Where is my Steam directory? [duplicate]

Where the hell is it?! I've been looking for ages and I can't find it! I want to find it so I can change the resolution of War Thunder as it doesn't have my native resolution.
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