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Compiz: Fixed window placement, which alternative?

At login two windows are automagically opened. For the purpose of fixed location of these, I am trying CompizConfiguration Settings Manager, function Place Windows. The Fixed Windows Placement tab ...
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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 18.04 Mac Mini no wifi networks visible [duplicate]

I have previously asked this question on here and I received a solution that worked, however, the device was wiped without my knowledge and I need to implement the solution again, I cannot seem to ...
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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) shortcuts config-file location

Does anyone know where Dolphin keeps the 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 be ...
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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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Ubuntu application location

Hi I just start to use Ubuntu system and I get confused about lots of things. I used using Windows and when I download something, I can choose where I want the file to be stored. But in Ubuntu I can't....
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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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where can I get cookies of chrome web browser in ubuntu 14.04?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and want to know the location of cookies of chrome web browser. anyone knows the directory of chrome web browser cookies? thanks,
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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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Geolocation-based weather in Conky

Automatically detect location in Conky I travel to different places for work with my laptop. I would like to see the current weather for the place I am in. Is this possible? There are conky ...
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Gvfs folder location in Ubuntu Mate 15.04

Despite this question Where ".gvfs" has gone in 14.04 , the folder I found in /run/user/1000/gvfs is empty, but I have 3 mounted samba shares. Even locate .gvfs gives no results and all ...
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GPS unvailable on aquaris E45

I'm facing a strange issue on my BQ Aquaris E45 Ubuntu edition, i'm on Ubuntu 14.10. While using every app or webapp, needing location it fails. my gps is on and detects my position. I also have ...
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Thunderbird calendar location

All my calendars' properties show moz-storage-calendar:// as the location except my most important which shows googleapi://agnarjohanson/?calendar=agnarjohanson%40gmail.com. So it must be stored on ...
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Migrate user files to separate shared partition

I have a set-up a dual boot system with windows 8.1 and Ubuntu. I also created a separate partition for my user files. I am new to Ubuntu Linux systems and although i have managed to find the 'user-...
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I cant launch antivirus

I have installed clamAV on my ubuntu operating system, what should I do to run it? I have tried to search it but I couldn't find it.
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How to change global location settings

I'm an American currently living in Israel. The system recognizes that I am in Israel (either automatically via the internet or that's what I told it when I installed Ubuntu) which is fine, because I ...
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How to change/customize Dropbox (folder)emblem-icons?

I already changed all emblem-icons (I found so far on my system) in: /var/lib/dropbox/.dropbox-dist/images/emblems /usr/share/nautilus-dropbox/emblems/ to no avail. Rebooting the OS doesn't change ...
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GPS Location on Nexus 5

just installed UTouch 14.10 r243 on my Nexus 5. So far so good, apart from one thing - GPS location seems not to work at all. I have both GPS and Location switched on, but whenever I go into Google ...
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replace newline with tab at a specific location

I have a file like this. M00425_ght_cgd2_2212_B_0_2 (newline) ATGCCGTTAGAGCTAG M00425_ght_cgd2_2213_B_0_3_1 (newline) GTACATTGACATAGAGTACATAGCGA I want a file like this: M00425_ght_cgd2_2212_B_0_2(...
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LAMP installation

I would like to setup LAMP on my box, I installed apache2,mysql-server,php5&libapache, restarted apache with sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart, succesfully executed php -r 'echo "\n\nYour PHP ...
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Ubuntu on rMBP, bootloader location

I'm getting ready to do a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Pro. My setup is as follows: Mac OSX and Windows-Bootcamp on the internal SSD Ubuntu 13.04 on an external SSD hooked up through ...
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Cannot remove file from trash that was put there as root

I know about the dangers of using root access so please forego the lectures. I try to be careful and will be doubly so from now on. I was using the file browser with root access in order to change ...
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App indicator not showing properly (Sigram)

I've installed Sigram and the app indicator is showing at the left top corner of the "panel" as you can see in this photo: I'm looking for some info but I can't find anything related with this ...
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How to set default save location

With windows if you save a new file from a certain application, it will usually remember the folder you saved it so the next time you save a new file from that app it will automatically open that ...
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Changing which monitor/desktop files download to

I just installed Ubuntu after using Mint for a year or so and I am in love to say the least. One issue I had with Mint that I never really researched was that when I download files or copy them to my ...
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Where are the uploaded files from redmine stored? and its not in “/redmine/files”

I am doing a migration from redmine 1.3.2 stable to 2.4.3 for that I need to migrate as well the uploaded files. In every documentation I can find it says that the uploaded files are in the /...
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Where can I find OpenJDK JVM crash log

One of my java application crashed. I want to find the JVM log to see what happened. Where can I find JVM logs?
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Network Information for Theft Prevention [closed]

I haven't seen much of this around, and I'm not a network expert/sysadmin, so I need some advice. I have a laptop that I'd like to "protect" against theft (this is really a game more than a real ...