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Can't open my drive only root access

I can't open the drive with a normal user, only root access. When I click on the 'home' drive, I get an error message: Invalid url: '/media/"user"/home' given, exiting - No':' in the uri .....
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One URL redirecting to another on Ubuntu 21.10 impish

So I recently setup a github pages site. When I visit the site at https://example.github.io(Obviously that's not the real url) on my phone(Or any device other than my computer), it works fine. However,...
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wget download file to inurl directory

Is there any way to download file to inurl directory. For example: Here the url is https://url.com/api/discovery/manifest I want the download structure be like root_folder - api -- discovery ---- ...
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I can no longer drag and drop URL links from the Chrome browser to my `nemo` file manager

I followed my instructions here years ago to make nemo my default file manager instead of nautilus (which is the default packaged with Ubuntu 18.04, 20.04, etc). I used to be able to (for many years) ...
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How to setup nginx on a subfolder

I bought a VPS running Ubuntu 20.04. I am fairly new to all the hosting and Linux stuff and I’m struggling on setting up the following situation or if this is even possible: I have my /var/www folder ...
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URL Link Files do not copy to external storage

I have saved URL links outside my FireFox browser inside a folder named "Research Website Links". I am not saving the URL links inside the FireFox Bookmark Manager because I need my URL ...
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how to place link to URL / Webpage on the launcher? [duplicate]

Has anyone pinned a URL to the Launcher (Ubuntu 20.04)? Nothing I've tried works. Please show how you have done this with a working example. (a link to AskUbuntu.com?) There are a great many posts on ...
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How can I define a Wine application to handle special links?

Is it possible to activate a wine application when I click a URL having a specific method? More specifically my question is this: I have used amule in the past to handle ed2k: links. When I clicked an ...
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How to change public_html user link in ubuntu

The ubuntu default link or url is like this http://example.com/~user I want to change it to something like this http://user.example.com Can it? Please help Sorry for the title of the question if it's ...
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Whitelist URLs in Ubuntu 18.04

I'm installing an application server on Ubuntu 18.04 and the install manual requires whitelisting a number of URLs. How to do this in a fresh installed Ubuntu 18.04? Please whitelist the following ...
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Is there a way to pass the host: value header in a URL for Apache virtual hosts?

I have two virtual host websites on my Ubuntu 20.04 computer outside the regular Apache2 document root. I can access them just fine in my browser on the same computer. I'm trying to also access these ...
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Shortcut to open a browser with a switch, such as -ssb or -kiosk

I'd like to ask how to create a clickable shortcut in a folder (or desktop) to open a browser with a switch, pointing to a specific webpage. Below example refers to open a webpage in a Single Site ...
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Unable to drag & drop icons & links from firefox (I'm New) [duplicate]

Hi so I recently switched over to Ubuntu and one things that I dislike is that I'm unable to drag & drop icons & links from firefox to my desktop. I checked under permissions and I have full ...
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New Firefox version with changed sessionstore.js How to get the URL from a firefox tab from the terminal, by bash?

They are simmilar questions like follow already, with solutions, for older Firefox versions: How to get the URL from a firefox tab from the terminal? Get URL of current active tab from Firefox via ...
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"Invalid desktop entry file" when using "Type=Link" in .desktop files on Lubuntu 20.04

I'm having problems creating a shortcut file to webpages using Type=Link in a .desktop file, on Lubuntu 20.04 Problem When clicking on a .desktop file with content like this .. [Desktop Entry] Type=...
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Iptables url filltering

i have a web app and i want to filter the access like this: block incoming connection to http://my-ip:8080/ access incoming/outgoing to http://my-ip:8080/the-rest-of-the-address actually i want to ...
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Create .url files when drag and drop from browser instead of .desktop

I used to drag-and-drop links from the browser in Windows to a folder to save them. That created files with extension .url, and the content is like: [InternetShortcut] URL=https://askubuntu.com/ When ...
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Thunderbird calendar events don't have clickable URLs turned on

Is there a way to make my T-bird calendars have "live" (clickable) URLs in them? Like many others, my calendar now has lots of Zoom & webex meetings. It's a nuisance to open the event, ...
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Google Chrome won't open .URL extension files Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS

I recently tried to open a URL link I saved onto my desktop by double-clicking it, but it will not open correctly. If I DRAG & DROP the file into chrome works fine. The file is saved with a ".url" ...
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I got a mistake when installing a printer. I chose do not provide the URI number, when I should said yes

I got a multi functional printer, Brother brand, Model DCP-T510W. I downloaded the drivers as the web page recommended and everything was running well. Nonetheless, when a question comes and asked: --...
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Website Hosting Virtualbox Ubuntu Server 18.04

I am a freelance part time website builder (yeah I know, try to stop laughing). I want to host a website on my VirtualBox (6), running Ubuntu server 18.04, so I (and or a client) can see a site I am ...
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wget from file and save as acording to file name

I have multiple files, each file contains a URL. How can I use wget to read each file and download the URL inside it, save it as the container file name? EX : file name.frm contains : http://...
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How to retrieve magnet link from transmission?

How do I get the magnet links from transmission? I didn't realize that this information was even stored. I'd like to use just regular transmission, rather than remote. What I've tried: thufir@dur:~...
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how to backup and restore transmission torrents?

I don't quite grasp the relationship between magnet links and torrent file. That being said, I'm Looking to backup transmission "files" -- but which files? Most downloads I've added to transmission ...
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CURL not working but ping and nslookup yes working with local DNS server Ubuntu16.04

We are working with Bind server on Ubuntu 16.04. We are unable to curl because DNS resolution but ping and nslookup are working from Ubuntu16.04 client. Client - ping: root@app-01:~# ping -c1 ...
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Issue to install Nvidia 2080 ti driver with Python

Good morning, I actually have boring issue, trying to install the Nvidia 2080 ti driver on a Ubuntu 18-04 workstation. I reinstalled a Ubuntu 18-04 workstation with a new partition schema. The seller ...
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How to open .url shortcuts (from Windows) on Lubuntu

I have Dropbox shared with Windows PC's which contain some .url internet shortcuts. These do not open in Lubuntu. How can I open these from Lubuntu? Using the Opera browser on all platforms.
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How to access micro8ks's dashboard web UI?

There's information how to enable the dashboard extension microk8s.enable dashboard (which I ran) and how to display URLs of other extensions enabled like this: kubectl cluster-info How to get the ...
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URL prompting download instead of reading page

I have a weird error. On my phone, a URL works, displaying the web page within. On my laptop (Thinkpad Ubuntu 18.04) whether on Firefox or Chromium, the URL prompts the download of the file, saying ...
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Domain name changes to IP address

On my VPS I created a website in Ubuntu 16.04. In the DNS the IP address is connected to my domain name. When I enter the domain name in the address bar in the browser, the domain name changed to the ...
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How to enable clean URL? [closed]

I've a little problem with my drupal installation, because I need to enable clean URL but I don't know how to do it. Any suggestion? I'm using Ubuntu server 16.04
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Which GNU savannah bug report URLs are accepted by Launchpad?

I reported https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub2-signed/+bug/1800340 which (as so often) didn't get any feedback, so I reported it upstream at https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?func=detailitem&...
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Web browsers: HTTP not working in ubuntu 18.04 but HTTPS does

I've never seen such thing before. In ubuntu 18.04 LTS almost after 6 months, I have problem in loading HTTP urls in Firefox, Chrome even by wget. But I have no problem with same urls in HTTPS mode. ...
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Can I test a link with an antivirus before accessing it?

My problem is that I have to test a lot of links in order to check if it's safe to access the url and then check if the content is still working and I don't know how to do it with clamav. My question ...
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From what url snaps are downloaded?

I am facing slow speed when downloading snaps. I have to tell my ISP provider the url from where snaps are downloaded. My ISP provides 5 mbps connection but I am just getting 1 mbps:
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Can I make website links in the desktop look like the favicons?

I've just installed Ubuntu 16.04 and created all the links to websites that had been in my Windows 10 Desktop. I opened Firefox, surfed to each site and dragged and dropped the (i) in the address bar ...
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Extracting website URL

Is there a way in Ubuntu to find all the directories in a website? I have a website, and I want to check the internal links (directories) of that website. Something like this: ... The problem with ...
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recursive curl -l to get end state of a webpage

I desire to know if a certain webpage returns the 200/OK HTTP status code (HSC). Of course, I can the first HSC of a webpage by doing curl -l URL. The problem is that many webpages has redirections, ...
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Download a file from a share download link with wget [closed]

Hi for example if I want to download this file. https://8ruce.stackstorage.com/s/G1BhgpdocnuLYQq I first have to press download to start downloading the file. But I can't find the link of file url ...
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How to open a link in a PDF with the error: "Unable to open external link. Failed to execute child process “sh” (Permission denied)"?

I have a similar problem to this unanswered question. When I click on a link in a PDF document using evince, I get the error: "Unable to open external link. Failed to execute child process “sh” (...
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web links are opened twice

Since I installed Firefox Quantum and Firefox ESR 52 both (Kubuntu Trusty / KDE 4.13.3) it happens every time that any external web link is opened twice in my default browser. So I presume this is an ...
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Links VERY slow

I reinstalled Ubuntu 17.10 a few days ago. Since then, clicking on any link outside of Chrome (e.g. Thunderbird, Nautilus PDF file, Slack, etc.) takes several seconds to open in Chrome, and it seems ...
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show a custom website URL and not the IP

Sorry if this question is a bit jumbled up, I'm fairly new to Ubuntu\linux systems and don't know which information is important to post or not. More info at the bottom. My question(s): How can I ...
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How to make URL alias

I am using subversuin to manage my project files. One thing is annoying for me. Every time I want to check out my repo I need to use "svn co "URL_TO_MY_REPOSITORY" command. The ULR is very long. I ...
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Location of the URLs of the open tabs of Chromium browser in Ubuntu

I want to save all URLs of opened windows of google chromium in different text files with command line. In order to do that, I would need to know where google chromium stores their current google ...
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How to observe requests sent by console application?

I want to monitor what requests some command line tool is making. App itself doesn't show this information only final result. Is there any option to watch the urls to which this application sends ...
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Can't open link in PDF [duplicate]

I'm using the default PDF viewer in Ubuntu 16.04 on a Dell XPS 13 9350. The link is a reference in a technical paper. I get the error "Unable to open external link, Failed to execute child process "/...
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Clicking an url or a zip file in yakuake/konsole, opens gedit! How to change that? [duplicate]

The url was to a remote zip file, for example xdg-settings get default-web-browser gives chromium-browser.desktop, so "any?" url should be opened at chromium, not GEdit... My default zip opener in ...
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gnome-terminal highlight URLs ending in close-paren

When gnome-terminal 3.6.2 highlights a URL ending in ), it incorrectly omits that ). Such URLs are found in wikis with disambiguation pages, such as http://zelda.gamepedia.com/Ocarina_of_Time_(Item), ...
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Clicking link in Thunderbird opens browser but doesn't enter URL

I'm trying to fix this behavior, which isn't the default behavior. Clicking a link in an email message in Thunderbird 45.5.1 under Ubuntu 16 opens my Chromium 55.0 browser, but doesn't enter the URL ...
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