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just switched to a unix build, having file system issues and $PATH confusion

former windows user I have the subsystem but I only use the Linux side now, I cant seem to solve my issues my PATH and I have yet to figure out how to set up or even what it means for the user/bin I ...
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How do you get kate to show the path to each file it finds?

When using kate to search for a file or a folder, how do you get it to show the path to each item it finds?
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How to run an executable from any directory in terminal by setting path?

The executable file name is julia. This executable is located at /home/siva/juliapro/julia/bin. I have set the path to this directory, but still, if I enter julia in the terminal, it says command ...
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Where is gambas3 installed?

I want to install the xt7-player-mpv video player, which was recently updated. It is not available for Ubuntu as deb and compiling it required Gambas3. That is available and can be installed with sudo ...
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Export PATH does not work after restart

I am new to this. I installed drush and did export PATH=$PATH:~/.config/composer/vendor/drush/drush So that I can execute drush from the command line with the drush command My issue is that I have to ...
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Can't Log In After Adding To Path

I was trying to add Jupyter Notebooks to the permanent path in linux. I followed these steps: Open a terminal window using Ctrl+Alt+T Run the command gedit ~/.profile Add the line export PATH="$...
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Where are the image files for the software logos kept? [duplicate]

I'm looking for the image file where the logo for Vim is stored on my system. When I go to my bin, I can find "links to shared libraries". I run whereis vim And I can find one of the paths ...
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how to write a command to remove a folder, name includes spaces.? [duplicate]

How can I delete a folder with whitespace in its name, but without quoting the folder name? I also need to be prompted to confirm the deletion. I know how to do it like this: rm -ri /home/user/'my ...
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Find the list of immediate next directory from the given location for reaching a destination file?

We can find the full absolute path of a destination file using find keyword. In my case, I need the list of all immediate next directory to my given location which can lead me to my program log file ...
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A path set in /etc/profile/ doesn't appear on other users' environment

I have the following PATH variable in /etc/profile. The last line should allow me to use the conda command for any user. # /etc/profile: system-wide .profile file for the Bourne shell (sh(1)) # and ...
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having trouble setting $PATH

I am trying to set the $PATH permanantly for Vault. I have cd to etc and run sudo nano environment. This opens and I have appended my needed path onto the end like this: PATH="/usr/local/sbin:/...
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Go packages not running as sudo

I installed golang via sudo apt install golang-go I installed some go packages, like go get -u github.com/tomnomnom/assetfinder I can run my packages without sudo, but when I do use sudo, the ...
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Works in bash, but not on Streamdeck?

I recently bought a Streamdeck for my job (and also just to play with...) and I wanted to program a key to create a playlist in Clementine composed entirely of a single artist, shuffle, and play that ...
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Overwrote $PATH [duplicate]

I am new to linux and I was trying to set up path of JAVA_HOME but I accidentally wrote export PATH=/usr/lib/jvm/java-11-openjdk-amd64 which I think overwrote $PATH. I am quite sure I have messed up ...
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Start intellij from anywhere

I have recently installed Ubuntu and I'm a bit confused. I have downloaded VSCode and I can simply start it from my terminal using code. I downloaded intellij and tried idea and intellij but none of ...
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Add intellij to environment variables

I have recently installed Ubuntu on my system. I downloaded Intellij and CLion using Ubuntu Software. In order to open it from terminal I used the command export PATH=$PATH:./clion.sh this command ...
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Where do I define LD_LIBRARY_PATH so that Apache can see it?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04. I have defined this in my /etc/profile file export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/lib/ I'm trying to figure out where I define the above so that Apache can see it. Currently, ...
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VS Code: No PHP executable is set

I am busy with a Udemy course about WordPress. The course uses VS Code as text editor and I love it, but keep getting a "No PHP executable is set error". PHP was loaded as part of the Local-...
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Can No Longer Drill Down to Subfolders in Wine

Some Windows applications such as Notebook++ that require access to files seem unable to open some subfolders. For example, I want to open /var/www/html/ and whether I use C: or Z:, there is no + next ...
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Places to set PATH [duplicate]

I need to set PATH and JAVA_HOME for my Oracle java. Where I can set these environment variables in Ubuntu in general. Where is the best place to set them?
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tmux errors running bash commands due to path

When I run $tmux and open an instance of a tmux session and try to run a command such as ls I receive the following error: ∆ ls Command 'ls' is available in the following places * /bin/ls * /usr/bin/...
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Perl Module Location Issue

I'm on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I ran the following commands to try to connect to my PostgreSQL database: sudo -i -u postgres postgres@{username}:~$ psql This raised the following error: Can't locate ...
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How to run scripts that are in PATH?

I'm pretty much completely new to Ubuntu, so bear with me. I have made a few scrips without the .sh extension and granted them permission with chmod 755, and the scripts run just fine as long as I'm ...
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Understanding the windows equivalent of braces [closed]

I am following a manual written for ubuntu, however I am in a windows environment. I understand the rm -rfv, but I have no idea what the braces do in the line below, I want to run the equivalent in ...
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GCC C code compiling

I have a problem regarding gcc. Although I have a background programming in C, I have never actually used gcc. Until now that is. I have a Go program I am creating, that uses a library (Fyne) that in ...
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Getting snap apps access to LaTeX

Did anyone find a workaround to the issue of snap apps not getting access to external stuff? For instance, TeXText, a famous LaTeX plugin for Inkscape won't work anymore because: TexText for Inkscape ...
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Unable to find the Windows “Desktop” folder from within WSL [closed]

I recently downloaded Ubuntu on my HP Envy x360 laptop. I have worked with Ubuntu before. I am trying to navigate to my Desktop in terminal but unable to find it. I type /mnt/c/Users/'my username'/ ...
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Pip3 can't be “loaded” as a library/package, no matter what I try, after upgrading to Ubunta 18

The question was on Stack Overflow, but it is too Unix/Ubuntu-sepcific. My problem (see below where I have earlier posts) is that I can't get pip (or, more accurately, pip3) to load or work. APT get ...
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Gnome Terminal holding environment from launch time. Even after editing path in.zshrc file, echo $path gives older ourput of my path in Ubuntu 20.04

After a fresh Ubuntu 20.04 installation, I was organizing my environment in zsh. Whenever I changed in my path and save .zshrc file and the use source .zshrcfor new path, echo $PATH was showing output ...
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How to set path to newly built GCC

I just built and installed gcc6.3.0 for MATLAB, but I can't set the path to it. I tried export PATH=/home/mo/GCC-6.3.0:$PATH but this still gives the path to default gcc9.3.0. Ubuntu20.04.
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why doesn't my added dir show in $PATH?

I am trying to use ocelotgui which is a tool to debug SQL stored procedures. The instructs say to make sure that the path to libQt*.so appears in the $PATH. I researched how to add that to my $PATH ...
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Ubuntu subsystem on Windows - Setting path for a Linux web server application

Question: What is the correct way to set the Ubuntu subsystem path for a Linux web server application? Problem I'm trying to run a Linux web server application on my Windows 10 computer. The issue is ...
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I am unable to close octave [duplicate]

I had a problem with installing Octave. Now I am unable to close it once it is opened. And I am unable to shutdown the computer. What path should I set, what /etc/environment should I set? I had used ...
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Symbolic link not working

I tried to make a symbolic link between directories, but it's not working. I made a directory called C_drive and then did the following command: sudo ln -s this/directory/way/over/here/myfolder ~/...
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After installing python3.7, virtualenv and pip on newly installed 20.04, terminal window will not open

I needed to install python3.7, virtualenv, and pip. After doing so, I added ~/.local/bin to $PATH. I echo'd $PATH and saw that it added .local/bin and then closed the terminal app. Terminal will no ...
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Messed up Python3.6 on Ubuntu 16.04

I installed anaconda and run 'sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade' on an Ubuntu 16.04 system. I upgraded pip inside an Anaconda environment and also used the 'sudo apt-get ...
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Unset a particular PATH variable?

I have the following PATH. PATH=/home/josemserrajr/anaconda3/bin:/home/josemserrajr/bin:/homejosemserrajr/anaconda3/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games:/us I ...
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How to make an environment variable (cern root) permanently?

I am pretty new with Ubuntu as the Windows subsystem. I've been trying to run the ROOT data analysis framework (change its path to make it available permanently) but for some reason is not working as ...
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Command code not working in fish but is working in bash

I installed fish recently. I'm facing a problem with opening the Visual Studio Code. In the bash terminal, the command code is working perfectly, but in fish terminal I'm getting Command 'code' is ...
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absolute (or relative) path to second hdd, sdb

I do not understand the absolute or relative path to my second drive, DATA or sdb2 or any of the partitions on sdb. How do I get there?
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Where is the root folder of a NextCloud server that is installed on a Ubuntu 20.04 server? [duplicate]

I'm setting up private chat & text on a NextCloud server on a Ubuntu 20.04 server I used this video for setup: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zXnypuu27I It's using the syntax for openSUSE so ...
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Alternative to Nautilus for copying file paths?

I just moved from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04. A strange behaviour in Files (Nautilus) is that you cannot copy a file path. Instead, it copies x-special/nautilus-clipboard copy file:///home/mywork/test.txt ...
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Stuck at lock screen login loop [duplicate]

Lately I tried to change the path after installing pycharm. They recommend to logout. After that I'm not able to login. I'm using ubuntu 20.04lts.
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My System is failed to unlocked

I mistakenly change my variable path of my xubuntu 18.04, i have tried many options found in this platform but is not working for me. Please i need an urgent help Screenshotof my tty4 console
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Trouble starting MATLAB via Alt+F2

I've recently installed MATLAB to /opt/matlab/R2016a and I've managed to give myself the privilidges to run it. Next I wanted to be able to run it from a terminal and or the Alt+F2 "quick command line"...
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After installing binary to another directory, error “No such file or directory”

After uninstalling a program with apt and reinstalling it in another location (ex. pypy with snap), running the program from command line reports bash: /usr/bin/pypy: No such file or directory, but ...
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How to add to /etc/environment?

I use a mac at work, which has /etc/paths to add paths, with the syntax: /usr/foo /usr/bar Using wsl with ubuntu-18.04-ls, I wanted to add "/home/linuxbrew/.linuxbrew/bin" to etc/environment, ...
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No bclfastq found on path

I tried to run bcl2fastq, but it said [error] No bcl2fastq found on path. Thanks in advance for any help and suggestion! Best, Yue li@li-HP-Pavilion-Desktop-590-p0xxx:~$ bcl2fastq --help ...
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Changing the default file path for gcc compiler

I'm trying to compile a file named "filename.c" and as far as I know, it has to be in the Home folder when I use the command: gcc filename.c -o filename Alternatively, I would have to specify file ...
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Problem with accessing an installed ruby gem package from a shell script under Ubuntu 16.04

I used snap to install the latest version of ruby under Ubuntu 16.04 $ sudo snap install ruby --classic $ which ruby /snap/bin/ruby $ ruby -v ruby 2.7.0p0 (2019-12-25 revision 647ee6f091) [x86_64-...

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