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How to install Popcorn-Time.tar.xz? [duplicate]

I tried to install Popcorn Time by PPA but found that it is not working. So, I went to the website popcorntime.unblocked.krd and downloaded Popcorn-Time-0.3.10-Linux-64.tar.xz. I know how to ...
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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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How do I find out how popular an application is?

For me there are two use cases when I am interested in the popularity of a given application or an application version on Ubuntu: There is a choice of several similar applications. Before I install ...
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What is the 'popularity-contest' package for?

I'm installing ubuntu server at the moment, and noticed it in the configuration phase. What does this package do, what is it for?
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How to enable 'Send User Package Usage Info', after installation?

When I originally installed Ubuntu (first time using Linux), I chose to not participate in sending info about Package usage (ti was an install-time option)... I was in pure experimental mode and felt ...
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Tracking the popularity of a package over time?

Is there any software or website that allows the user to view a graph of how popular a particular package is? The popcon.ubuntu.com site has raw information on how many people (who have installed ...