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opt premission error

am using Ubuntu Server 20.04 and I'm having permission issue while running a script. Steps taken: cd /opt/ sudo git clone --depth 1 https://github.com/sqlmapproject/sqlmap.git A sudo ln -s /opt/A/...
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How do I move a file from the Downloads folder into the opt folder on Ubuntu?

I am trying to install a network simulator onto Ubuntu on my virtual machine(VMWare). It requires me to move the file downloaded into the opt folder in order for me to run other commands for ...
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How to run Popcorn Time as simple user

I just installed Popcorn Time following this tutorial. When I run it as main user (the one who can use sudo privileges) without sudo, it works perfectly. But when another user tries to run it from ...
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WebsStorm app under /opt uninstall problem

I have, I don't remeber how, managed to install the WebStorm in /opt directory. Probably downloaded the standalone .tar file and runned the webstorm.sh directly from terminal. Now I couldn't uninstall ...
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What should I do with a program directory for its installation?

I downloaded a tar of Ovito, now I don't how to continue. The principal idea is to place this in /opt, but is this a good idea? The directory structure is like the following ovito-2.9.0-x86_64 ├── ...
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How to correctly run AppImage and other programs in /opt?

I am under the impression that it is a good ideal to install applications to /opt Therefore, whenever I download a program I place it in /opt. However, some of these are AppImages and some of them ...