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Questions tagged [microsoft]

Microsoft is products and services computing company based in Redmond, WA. Their products include Windows OS, Zune, Xbox, Office, and others.

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Can I get downloadable install file

When I try to install ubuntu subsytem from Microsoft Store, I fails with an error message of "Installation is forbidden by system policy". Could I get downloadable install file.
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Which is the kernel build directory (4.4.0-17134-Microsoft build)?

How can I fix the following issue (4.4.0-17134-Microsoft build)? checking for Linux kernel build in /lib/modules/4.4.0-17134-Microsoft/build... not found checking for Linux kernel build in /usr/src/...
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WinHttpRequest isn't grabbing whole page in VB6

This code only captures the first part of the page, I think because the whole page doesn't load until you scroll to the bottom of the page, which I don't know how to do programatically. Set http = ...
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sync ubuntu calendar 3.28.2 with windows outlook

I'm new to ubuntu. I need to sync my work calendar (outlook on windows) with my own laptop.I therefore want to sync calendar to outlook. I have completed the relevant details in the connect an account ...
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Install revoscalepy pip package

Here, there is an instruction of installing revoscalepy on Ubuntu. In a Linux part here is the following line: For Linux (used in Docker): 'pip install https://rserverdistribution.azureedge.net/...
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Forgot root password in Ubuntu App(Microsoft Desktop APP) [duplicate]

How to change the Root password. The problem is when i open the Ubuntu app on my desktop it directly login into normal user. When i try to shift to Root user. How to change the password through ...
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VSCode installed with Anaconda on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS does not open, permission denied error [duplicate]

I just installed VScode with anaconda on Ubuntu 18.04 and after installation it won't open. I did the same on Ubuntu 16 LTS but it worked fine. I tried to uninstall it from anaconda navigator and ...
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How to install mssql-cli at UBUNTU 18 LTS?

I am using apt install mssql-cli in a fresh UBUNTU 18 LTS, and, even after used this answer (mssql-server installed with successes) and this other one (executed all commands), there are "unmet ...
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problem with launching vscode

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS I installed anaconda package including vscode.but after installing everything work fine except vscode.there is it's icon but when I click it won't work. I try to ...
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Android games on ubuntu

I just started using Ubuntu recently. Is there a way to run Microsoft games in Ubuntu. I referred to the solutions in Ubuntu forums but couldn't find an easy working solution. Now, I have to switch ...
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TrueType core fonts for the web EULA [duplicate]

Why is it happening? How can I get rid of this?
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Mounting Sharepoint on Ubuntu as a Remote Network Location

For the Office 2016 Sharepoint I would like to mount it to Ubuntu as a remote Network Location. But following are the limitation WebDAV is disabled in the sharepoint. Also autoversioning is disabled....
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Where are my OneDrive for Business files?

Ubuntu 17.10 here. I added my school OneDrive account and it says that my mail and documents are now being synced. OK? So where are they? My google drive is syncing just fine, but my OneDrive isn't ...
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Office365 SharePoint sync

I am trying to make a sync with SharePoint from my company. I was trying the method available here : How to Sync OneDrive Business /Office 365 on Linux?. But the sync is not running. gsync sync "...
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execute a powershell script (hello world)

A powershell "hello world" script is spawning and bogging down the system: Tasks: 413 total, 2 running, 411 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie %Cpu(s): 42.8 us, 5.9 sy, 0.0 ni, 51.2 id, 0.2 wa, ...
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How to install powershell on Artful Aardvark 17.10?

Because of this bug it's not possible to install powershell from apt for newer Ubuntu versions? $ cat /etc/apt/sources.list.d/microsoft.list deb [arch=amd64] https://packages.microsoft.com/ubuntu/14....
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Will Microsoft System Restore affect my Ubuntu OS?

I have Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10 (Dual boot UEFI). If i use windows system restore to a restore point BEFORE installing Ubuntu, will it affect my ubuntu partitions? I only have one HDD C: with 6 ...
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Playonlinux shortcut error with Office 2010 on wine

Always get this error while giving the 2010 office setup... any solutions? Error in POL_Shortcut Binary not found: POWERPNT.EXE Have you installed the program to the default location?
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Bluetooth mouse paired only when moving or clicking, pointer not moving

I have a BT mouse (Microsoft Designer Mouse) that works well under any system. However, I tried to make it work on both my Windows 10 and Ubuntu 17.10 which I dual-boot on my computer (Asus Zenbook ...
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.netCore missing dependencies: Unable to locate package libkrb5

I'm a quite new guy on the linux world and i'm trying to install the .netCore dependencies on a 'Ubuntu Server 16.04.3 LTS' and i'm getting an error, for example, i'm running the command: sudo apt ...
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Installing ms-office on ubuntu 17.10

I am a Newbee on Ubuntu and I have recently installed Ubuntu 17.1 on my laptop partition to test. I would like to know how can I install Microsoft office (any version) on Ubuntu OS. I have tried ...
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Is it safe to remove these files with “microsoft” in the name?

I just did: sudo updatedb locate * microsoft * and it told me this: /lib/modules/4.13.0-16-generic/kernel/drivers/hid/hid-microsoft.ko /usr/lib/os-probes/mounted/20microsoft /usr/lib/os-...
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booting linux and windows 7 from 2 separate hard drives on anb ASUS motherboard

I installed Linux on my computer last week on a new hard drive (I'll call this HDD1). I also have an existing hard drive which contains Windows 7 (HDD2). I can boot the computer, which contains an ...
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Airmon-ng doesn't show any thing in Microsoft's versions of Ubuntu?

I have two wireless cards, one internal and one external and I want to run Airodump-ng in Microsoft's versions of Ubuntu after installing it with this method My wireless cards: 1- Intel(R) Dual Band ...
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Microsoft ODBC drivers not fully installed and no way to unistall them

I've downloaded this debian package: curl https://packages.microsoft.com/ubuntu/16.04/prod/pool/main/m/msodbcsql/msodbcsql_13.1.4.0-1_amd64.deb -o msodbcsql_13.1.4.0-1_amd64.deb Then I have run the ...
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How to setup OneDrive in Ubuntu 17.04?

Problem with OneDrive. Recently I've installed OneDrive in my PC (Ubuntu 17.04) but I'm not able to configure or not able to sign in OneDrive through the terminal. Actually I've strucked here. Please ...
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Incredibly tricky situation: 0 bytes space, but I cannot conventionally solve it: Windows is in the way

I already had this unresolved low disk space problem, but I only let it get worse by not taking appropriate action in time. Now my classes have started and I've gotten desperate to get my laptop ...
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Microsoft controller adapter for X360 controller does not seem to like Linux for unknown reason [duplicate]

My adapter doesn't seem to work in games (the controller can connect to the adapter but nothing happens when using the feature) when I use it in Linux. Is there is a work-around to allow me to use a ...
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How to install Microsoft PowerBI with Wine

While installing PBIDesktop_x64.msi using Wine, I am getting installation Failed Msg, i.e.: MS PowerBI Desktop (x64) requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or later. Please see the Error Msg in the ...
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How to install Mobisystem OfficeSuite on Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to use OfficeSuite installer for Windows to install OfficeSuite on Ubuntu 16.04 I have configured my wine to use windows 7 and installed microsoft.net framework 4.5. Still when I try to ...
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How to fix microsoft mouse scrolling speed on ubuntu

In case someone gets the same problem as I just got. When switching from Windows to Ubuntu (in dual-boot) my Microsoft wireless mouse scroll wheel goes nuts! It's totally over-sensitive.
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Microsoft Surface Dial on Linux

Does anyone know about Surface Dial on Linux? Can these functions working on Ubuntu? Media control (Volume control/next/prev/pause/play). Add Custom keys with it. Working on Krita. Does it work on ...
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How do I import my gmail email to outlook email in Ubuntu?

I want to import my gmail emails to outlook email in Ubuntu. I do not have windows machine so I cannot follow the official document for importing emails into outlook. Is there a way I can import all ...
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Microsoft Arc Touch Bluetooth Mouse not working on Ubuntu 16.04

I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a brand new Dell XPS 13. I bought a Microsoft Arc Touch Bluetooth Mouse (the one without the dongle). My current problem is that my Bluetooth manager is not able to discover ...
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Unable to Install PDO_DBLIB

I have been trying to get the PDO_DBLIB installed with no luck. When I try: pecl install PDO_DBLIB I get: there was a problem with getting the configured temp directory install failed
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How can I import microsoft edge bookmarks on firefox?

I recently turned to ubuntu and want to import those bookmarks to firefox. These bookmarks have been stored on cloud (microsoft account).
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Visual Studio Code on Ubuntu 12.04 32bit

I've downloaded and installed the deb and the bin package for Visual Studio Code 32bit, but in both cases I'm getting the following error when I try to start it ./code: line 36: 2704 Illegal ...
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Microsoft Edge on Linux

I'm Web Developer and need Microsoft Edge for testing on my Ubuntu. I know I can have Microsoft Edge by: Installing Windows on Virtual Machine. Linux - Windows Dual boot. But with these solutions, ...
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unixODBC access to MDB databasefile for all users

I have configured the odbc for a MS Access MDB databasefile. The access is ok when executing sudo isql -v MyDatabaseName since it returns Connected! and I get a SQL prompt and I can select data from ...
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overcome wine limits with virtualbox

Not always wine insure a smoothness emulation. This is the case of Silverlight, the famous plugin from microsoft, that unfortunately is rated as bronze https://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?...
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Microsoft wireless adapter not working

I have the Microsoft wireless mouse and keyboard 2000, but the adapter isn't recognized. mouse and keyboard both light up, and the batteries are fresh.
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Mounting OneDrive on Ubuntu Linux command line

For some requirement, I need to mount OneDrive instead of Syncing files through onedrive-d. Also, I need need a command line solution to automate something in my scripts. Can anyone help on this ? I ...
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How to Sync OneDrive Business /Office 365 on Linux?

Microsoft OneDrive Business/Office 365 Pro offers 1 TB of cloud storage but unfortunately there has never been a method to sync it on Linux.
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Installed Ubuntu on Surface Book. No inputs

I installed Ubuntu on my Surface Book this week, wiping Windows. During installation I noticed that the keyboard and mouse weren't working, so I used USB to install, deciding I'd fix the inputs later ...
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How to stop .NET Core from collecting data to protect privacy?

Today Microsoft announced that .NET Core is available for installation on various platforms. Here's the website for .NET Core https://dot.net/core And this is the download section for Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Library error while Installing .Net Core

I have a sniffer to create in Visual Basic, yet I (obviously) use Ubuntu. Therefore I tried to download .Net Core as far as it is now available along with Mono. But I am unable to download it properly....
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Using Microsoft Designer Keyboard and Mouse with ubuntu 16.04 (on a dell xps 13)

I have the new developer edition of the Dell XPS 13, which comes with ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Since the new LTS is released already I decided to upgrade to 16.04, which should support BLE (Bluetooth Low ...
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Thunderbird as a client for MS Exchange 2013, specifically GAL searches

I'm involved in a project at work looking at using Linux Desktops for as yet to be specified users... One of the general use issues that I can't yet resolve is searching Global Address Lists using ...
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How to encrypt hard disk? [closed]

Can I encrypt hard disks? If yes, then how? Can it be used for any individual drive or I will have to encrypt all at once?
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Can Microsoft Office open Libre Office files? [closed]

I need to do my homework on some sort of text editing program I’m thinking of using Libre Office but I'm not sure if Microsoft Office can open it since my school use Microsoft Office (they use ...