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How to run full text search on help pages offline (from Yelp / gnome-help or something other)?

I have both Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS installed. I want to search for documentation and read it off-line (as it is included to the installed packages in /usr/share/help and other ...
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How can I browse Ubuntu Wiki offline?

I am accustomed to offline wiki browsing. I thought it would be great if I can read Ubuntu wiki in the same way. Is there anyway I can read Ubuntu Wiki offline? Help will be much appreciated if I ...
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Documentation / guides for offline ubuntu phone scopes

I've been working on an Ubuntu phone scope that is NOT connecting to the internet, it is retrieving local results. I am having difficulty, which is mostly due to not having a guide for how to write a ...
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Is there a way on ubuntu to keep offline files like in windows?

In windows there is a option when you browse network folders that copies selected files to local disk. Then you can work with those files, create, modify, delete and when you are in the same network ...
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Headers for the kernel were not found

Im trying to install the guest additions for the virtualbox. my main operating system is xubuntu and the OS on the VB is ubuntu 14.04 so I have the iso file on CD (the computer is offline), and when ...
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offline libreoffice

Problem: when my laptop is offline, libreoffice freezes. When network is on, everything seems normal, when I shut down the network, libreoffice hangs. This is the case on my laptop, I struggled with ...
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install Electum (BTC) on offline live USB

I would like to install the bitcoin client Electrum on an offline live USB drive. This would help to create and restore wallets most securely. The install instructions are as follows: Install python-...
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How can I preseed package installation without a network connection?

I am working to create an unattended offline installation of the Ubuntu Server 12.04. I have everything preseeded so far, but I still can't figure out how to install other packages without requiring ...
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12.04 can't connect to wired network/ crashes

I've tried the server and desktop version of 12.04 and I get the same issues: Entire system crashes while trying to install updates Loses ability to connect to network (usually after a crash) I ...
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16.04: Create “deb” with all repositories for offline installation

I successfully installed 16.04 desktop on a PC without internet from DVD. Then I had to install a 3rd party software that requires extra ubuntu packages. This installation failed. Can you please ...
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Offline Ubuntu repos - how to get Ubuntu to use them?

I'm setting up a bunch of XUbuntu build servers running on VMware vSphere, which for IT policy reasons aren't allowed to access the internet. Of course this means I can't get updates or new packages ...
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Upgrade from 17.10 to 18.04 offline

I have been looking for a way so I can upgrade from Ubuntu 17.10 to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS offline. There were tips in the internet but they were mostly done online. thanks in advance
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How Do I Use Apt with an Offline Mirror of a PPA Repository?

I'm a Linux noob but a longtime Windows/DOS user. I'm running Ubuntu Trusty on an air-gap network (see below). As a baseline, I'm already able to use APT with an offline Ubuntu repository to install ...
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Why does .local only work in online mode firefox

When I open john.local page in firefox, when Wifi is on, it works perfectly. But when I turn off Wifi the page doesn't work anymore, plus firefox adds www before john.local, like this: www.john....
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How to upgrade ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 offline

I want to upgrade ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04LTS offline on multiple systems in my organization. i want to know how can upgrade ubuntu offline in multiple systems.Please help me to upgarde ubuntu 16.04 ...
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keryx freezes when cancel pressed

I am trying to get Keryx up and running. However, I am running into a major error (I am using v1.0). I am also running ubuntu 14.04. On the offline computer, when I press cancel download, the program ...
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How do I add extra packages for an offline install of server?

I've been following this guide and everything has worked great EXCEPT for the offline packages part: How to create a Customized Ubuntu Server ISO?. Basically, I need to add a set of packages into the ...
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Installing Ubuntu 15.10 Server offline

Is it possible to install Ubuntu Server from the .iso without being online? If so, how?
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Problem with juju bootstrap on an offline MAAS cluster, overlayroot does not exist?

I am struggling to get Juju to successfully complete the bootstrap process on an offline MAAS cluster. I would really appreciate some help. The Setup Hardware: Orange Box (cluster of 9 physical ...
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How to download the latest Ubuntu repo and make it available locally in my PC offline?

I want to install Ubuntu in a PC with no internet access. I want to have a local copy of the repositories in an external HD drive. This external HD drive is formatted as NTFS and has about 1 TB of ...
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Access to Ubuntu Server 12.04 offline

How to login in Ubuntu Server when server is offline? After start booting ubuntu screen show nothing (refresh rate is out of range). I try Ctrl + Alt + F1 and other and I still have not access to my ...
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How to install/upgrade Chromium offline?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, in which I also use Chromium browser. Now, I always install/upgrade files on Ubuntu in offline mode. Though, I never had any problem with any application ever, I never ...
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Wubi won't use my 64 bit desktop iso

I downloaded ubuntu-12.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso and wubi.exe from http://releases.ubuntu.com/precise/. I saved both the iso and wubi in the same folder. However, when I try to install Ubuntu wubi starts ...
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How can I put games on a USB stick for a LAN party?

Soon, I'll be attending a LAN party. There will be a couple of laptops, of which some have Windows 7 installed, and some Ubuntu 12.04. None of these laptops are connected to the internet. I want to ...
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Is it safe to manually perform 'apt-get update' 's operation?

I am trying to keep one my systems up-to-date. The intended target is Not Connected to the internet. Am trying to get all the needed info from another machine with internet access. After a bit of ...
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installing c compiler on an offline machine

i am new to ubuntu. i have been programming physics and rendering logic for pc games in c, c++ and opengl on windows os for years. i cannot use windows any longer and i am trying linux out. i want to ...
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Installing Offline Ubuntu 16.04 how to load apt-offline & install <14e4:43b1 system updates install

I am installing Ubuntu 16.04. I'm looking for someone who knows that offline installer and update for driver's mainly system updates and wireless drivers, perfered legacy since my wireless card is an ...
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Is it possible a system recovery for non-bootable offline PC with bad-transitioned ubuntu 18.04?

Some tutorial or method through a storage device like usb or sdcard to do a recovery and be able to replace corrupted essential files of the system, in recovery mode and using command line interface. ...
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connect a laptop to a desktop via Ethernet cable (both offline)

I have a laptop and a desktop Two computers have Ubuntu 16.04 and connected through Ethernet cable, but two are offline, so no internet. I wanna make the laptop as the main computer and I want to use ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 Usb networking stopped working - affected system is offline

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 and everything was working great. I left my home for 7 days for a business trip and I came back to find that my usb networking has stopped working. Please consider ...
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Can I reset Ubuntu?

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on a dell inspiron (formerly windows vista, intel pentium). I was connected to wifi for a long time and now my laptop won't even give me an option to connect to wifi. I've ...
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Server 16.04: install APT package + depends OFFLINE (using terminal)

Situation: I have a server with Ubuntu Server 16.04 set on it. I need to install APT package network-manager to connect to Wi-Fi network. * I have also PC that is connected to the Internet (if it's ...
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Need help finding: Offline apt-offline install bundle

I'm learning how to install and maintain an Ubuntu/Linux Mint system on an isolated PC. My current challenge is installing apt-offline on the offline system. In the past week I'd found a ...
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Install internet drivers on ubuntu 14.04

For some reasons I had to install an old version of Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS on a Dell T470s. The problem is that it does not detect the drivers. Neither Wifi nor LAN. lspci -n | egrep '0200|0280' | awk '...
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Ubuntu game server keeps turning it self off

I am running a game server from my home for my friends and I to play on. My server does stay up 24/7 because it is now a public server. My server runs for a few hours or days, and then randomly no ...
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Ethernet disconnected., Im offline

Till yesterday my network was working fine, but when today in the morning when i try to use the internet i am getting an error saying disconnected you are offline, i am aware that there are many ...
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apt-cache depends <software> listing seems not recursive/complete or effective for offline installation

How do I make sure the dependency listing is recursive and also download using apt (sudo apt-get download < package >) happens recursively? I am trying to download each and every .deb file in a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Won't Connect to the College's Wired Network

I browsed for similar questions and found a few but these were old and seemed to be system-specific. Hope you don't mind I ask again. I have a DELL OptiPlex XE2 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed. I am ...
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Offline Ubuntu Repository for Multiple distributions

I have read the various posts on creating an offline repository and am able to create one just fine for xenial. In our lab we still run Ubuntu 14.04 on numerous boxes. Is there a way to create a ...
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Apt-offline install; trying to avoid all internet queries

We have been testing the use of apt-offline to deal with the issue of updating remote machines without using an internet connection. This procedure has worked well: use apt-offline set (--update --...
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Aircrack offline installation

I'm new to Ubuntu. And I was trying to hack my android hotspot with a wpa2-psk security. I tried to install aircrack manually by the .deb file but that didn't work. It gave me an error when I used ...
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SYnaptics wants to redownload already downloaded deb packages

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop from scratch. Now, after installing system, I wanted to update the system as well as install other applications which I use. So, I did an sudo apt-get ...
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Need help updating Ubuntu with apt-offline

I have a build of Ubuntu 12.04LTS that needs to be kept "quarantined", so no connection to the internet and all new software, data etc must be passed through a number of security checks before being ...
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Offline Upgrade of Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10

I'm trying to do an offline upgrade of ubuntu without using cdrom. I tried somne of options listed in the below links : How to upgrade Ubuntu from an ISO image How to use a .iso image as a CD-ROM ...
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How can I install the necesarry drivers for my printer without web connection?

I know a lot of people have similar questions but I looked and did not find any that helped me. I am running ubuntu and osx on my macbook pro. I have tried to get connected to the internet... I ...
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How do I download and install packages without an internet connection?

I need to install some packages to add a NIC driver to my kernel. Because I don't have it yet, it's not possible for me to do this from my system. What is the best way to solve my problem?
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Offline Repository or CD Source

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on a physical machine which cannot be connected to the internet. The originally ISO was downloaded from Ubuntu's official site and burnt straight to CD. From various ...
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I want to play mp3 in rythmbox but it says python v2 plugins requires mpeg-1 layer mp3 decoder but i dont have internet on that computer,

Because i use internet from usb device which supports only on windows, and when I downloaded offline files from packages.ubuntu.com and linuxappsfinder.com and tried to install them in ubuntu, i just ...
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WxPython 2.8 Offline Installation on Ubuntu 9.10 with 2 version of Python

How do you do an offline installation of wx 2.8.12 for python2.7 on Ubuntu with python 2.6 as default Python? Tried searching on google but can't found anything specific. I'm a noob with Linux. ...