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How to remove Ubuntu's automatic internet connection needs?

Imagine that, I have a fresh Ubuntu 18.04 installed. But there are some default packages or services that connects to the Internet without my consent. How to get rid of them completely or make them ...
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Unattended Offline Edubuntu 14.04 Install

I am looking for a way to do this offline with Edubuntu 14.04 desktop. It would install much faster and better for large-scale deployments. It seems that contrary to some guides, kickstart is no ...
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Getting .deb package dependencies for an offline Ubuntu computer through Windows

Basically I want to "batch" download a .deb file and all its dependencies at once on a Windows 7 machine (of which I do not have admin access, it is a public computer.) I've seen plenty of Ubuntu ...
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Snapd is downloading without my permission

One day, I noticed that my Internet is being used. After using sudo nethogs I found that package called snapd is downloading something from internet regularly without my consent. The only snap program ...
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steam fatal error “steam needs to be online to update, but was set to offline movies.”

I tried re-installing it but it simply keeps giving me this error in a little window. When I close it, an identical error pops up some 3 seconds later without any new provocation.
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How can I install 'Adobe Flash Player' offline? [duplicate]

My friend has a computer with Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit, but he has no internet connection. He'd like to install the Adobe Flash Player on his computer. How to do that?
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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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Gmail offline on Firefox 4.0.1: “Offline Mail is not supported by your browser”

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 and its default browser Firefox 4.0.1. A pretty standard configuration, so I am surprised that Gmail offline cannot be configured and tells me: Offline Mail is not supported ...
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How can I cache specific web pages for offline viewing?

I occassionally need to work offline by accident or design. I'd like to maintain a flexible list of web pages that I can cache for easy offline access. Notes: I'd like to simulate online browsing as ...
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Can I download .deb packages with their dependencies automatically?

I have a new Ubuntu 12.04 that's not connected to the internet. So I download .deb files into my phone and send it to my PC via USB cable. But the dependencies that are required are giving me a real ...
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Download and install ubuntu packages and dependencies on a server without internet connection

I'm trying to download all packages and needed dependencies on a server with working internet connection and transfer them on server without internet connection and then install them via apt-get. 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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How to install programs on other Ubuntu machines without using the Internet

I have several computers running Ubuntu. I also have a slow Internet connection. If I install programs using apt-get, does that put installation files somewhere which I can access, so that I can use ...
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Bangla fonts not working in LibreOffice

How can I install custom Fonts offline? I want to use Bangla fonts in LibreOffice 5 Some words are not showing correctly, for example (গ্রাম) is showing as (গ্ রাম) . mentioned that I am using ibus-...
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Alternative to 'GNOME Character Map'?

Is there a utility similar to 'GNOME Character Map' which allows searching by name? I tend to Google/Bing for things like 'unicode white smiling face', but that does not work on an airplane ☺.
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a catch-22 situation with apt-offline

I am installing ubuntu 12.04 onto a HP 1U rack server that is in a lab with no internet connection. I need to install PHP, Nginx and other packages so that I can run my web app on it that will serve ...
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How can I download archive of ubuntu community documentation so that i can use it offline?

How can I download archive of ubuntu community documentation so that i can use it offline?
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Taking The Cores Offline

I have Intel® Core™ i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz × 8 process which has 4 physical cores and 4 logical cores. Most of the time i been on AskUbuntu, Watching videos, Basically no processor hungry stuff. ...
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How do we install Unity-2D and dependencies offline?

We have installed 11.04 32-bit on an old machine that has no internet connection and with a graphics card that is not suitable for running Compiz or Unity. Still, we would like to run Unity-2D on this ...
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Offline installing libxml2-dev in Ubuntu 15.04

Hi I'm kinda new to Ubuntu and have a problem. I don't have any internet on my pc and wanto install the libxml2-dev package to my system. I've gotten hold of a .deb file which I can open with the ...
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How can I install Wine without Internet?

I don’t have Internet, and I use Internet through a USB modem device which is supported in only Windows, so I tried to install Wine to run that software, and I downloaded Wine but it says dependency ...
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What checks should be used when installling non-repository or offline software? [closed]

Case 1) Let's say some software isn't available in the repositories and you have to download it from a website and install it. Case 2) You have downloaded a DRM free paid software but can no longer ...
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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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Where are thunderbird messages saved while offline?

Yesterday I wrote an email while offline and, since it was not ready I chose the "save" option instead of "send later". My account is a gmail account and now that I'm connected, I can't find the ...
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how to install ruby offline?

I am trying to install ruby on a server which does not have connection to internet. I have copied ruby-1.9.2-p180.tar into ~/.rvm/archives. I tried to run rvm install ruby-1.9.2-p180 after that, but ...
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How to download kde or gnome from synaptic for offline installation

I know how to install GNOME 3 and KDE using apt-get. But i want to know how to, only download, from synaptic package manager, these shells. When i search for kubuntu-desktop in synaptic then the ...
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Can I reinstall and keep updates and software from my wubi installation?

I already have Ubuntu 11.10 which I installed it using 'wubi'. Now I noticed that this kind of installation have some limitation like I can't hibernate and etc. Now I want to reinstall my Ubuntu ...
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How do I install non-free drivers and codecs without an Internet connection?

I have installed ubuntu 10.10 on my pc. I dont have internet connection. Now i haven't installed third party software like for music, video, graphics, display. So how do i do that? Please help me.
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How to make Google Drive folder available offline?

I'm using Google Drive, mounting it automatically after logged in in online account, but I've read that Google Drive mounted doesn't keep a offline copy of the drive so any access take a long time. Is ...
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How to make KHelpCenter show info-pages, man-pages and information from ScrollKeeper database and make full text search?

I have Ubuntu 18.04 LTS installed. I want to search for documentation and read it off-line (as it is included to the installed packages). Yelp does not work for this purpose. So I tried to use ...
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Apt-mirror key question

Before downloading PPAs with apt-mirror I need to have the PPA GPG key installed in my key ring, e.g. by using the command add-apt-repository ppa:something/ppa After this (and editing mirror.list) ...
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How to download and install a single package with all it's dependencies? [duplicate]

How to download a package with all its dependencies So that it can be installed later on another computer without the internet. I tried at Official packages for Ubuntu. But it also needs to be ...
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How can I install software without internet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software offline? At this moment I have next situation: I have 2 computers: First computer with Windows 7 and connection to the internet; Second computer ...
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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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Installing Ubuntu software offline [duplicate]

I have a rather unusual problem: I need to be able to download Ubuntu software on an online machine, burn it on a disk, and install it on an offline machine. The software download needs to include all ...
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How to create package download script with correct dependencies?

In Synaptic it's possible to select a bunch of packages for installation (or reinstallation), then just click File → Generate package download script to get a set of commands to download the ...
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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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How can I install drivers and other applications without an Internet connection? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software or packages without Internet (offline)? I'm Zaw Lin from Myanmar and i'm new to ubuntu. I'm having difficulties about installing drivers and other ...
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Ubuntu: Where to download ubuntu repository [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software offline? I have installed the ubuntu 11.10 on my PC but unfortunately my internet connection is not working there now i was wondering if i could ...
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Download all pages under <domain-name>/*

Suppose I have a certain pages, e.g. www.abc.def/ghi/a.html, is there any command option to download all the pages under www.abc.def./ghi (i.e. www.abc.def/ghi/a.html, www.abc.def/ghi/b.html, ...)? I'...
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Is that possible to install language pack offlinely? [duplicate]

I have a laptop, and I want to install Indonesian language pack. Unfortunately, there is no Internet connection. Can I install language packs offline (assuming I can download files in another computer)...
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An offline-maps application

I'd like to have a software that allows me to download and view (OpenStreetMap-) maps of the whole world or a certain area I chose to download. Ideally, it should behave just like the map-website but ...
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Installing software on an offline Ubuntu server [duplicate]

Assuming that I have a server with Ubuntu server newly installed on it. I was thinking of installing the very same version on Virtual Box (Or any other virtualization software), connect it to the ...
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Install build-essential without apt

I am not connected to the network and it seems I need build-essentials to get the drivers working. Best I can do is transfer the packages by thumb drive. What is the process for offline installations ...
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Dependency not satisfiable - Offline deb package install

I have a new installation that has no chance of an internet connection. Since I want to add a few development software packages, I downloaded a few *.deb files. The problem is that for every package ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - offline after update

After taking some updates requiring reboot on my lubuntu 16.04 I am now unable to connect to the internet (neither Ethernet nor WiFi). Could someone guide me through please? Thank you very much in ...