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Popularity contest is disabled by default. You can check and disable it with: dpkg-reconfigure popularity-contest You can do ... apt remove popularity-contest to remove it too. Disable apt-daily.service: systemctl stop apt-daily.timer systemctl disable apt-daily.timer systemctl disable apt-daily.service systemctl stop apt-daily-upgrade.timer systemctl ...


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Make sure steam isn't running at all in ~/.steam/. Delete ~/.steam/steam.pid Edit ~/.steam/registry.vdf line 29 from "Offline" "1" to "Offline" "0" Source


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You can generate a file with script of download with synaptic, select your packages and click on "File -> Generate Package Download Script", see more in ubuntu/PackageDownloadScript ,generate a file like : #!/bin/sh wget -c http://ftp.usf.edu/pub/ubuntu/pool/universe/i/ibm-3270/3270-common_3.3.10ga4-2build2_amd64.deb remove #!/bin/sh and wget -c for get ...


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I had to do this the other day; first off, run $ apt-get install -y (yourpackage) --print-uris > dependencies You don't need sudo priviledges to do this as nothing is installed. Using your favourite text editor, you can then delete the first few lines of the file dependencies which look something like this Reading package lists... Done Building ...


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This solved it for me sudo apt-get install xfonts-75dpi xfonts-100dpi Try it! if first time dont work, restart!


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snapd does not have the ability to disable its autorefresh function. Merely the option to choose at what times of the day it can do it. This is more of a workaround than a proper solution, but if VLC is the only snap you have, you can simply remove the snapd package and install VLC via the standard apt install method. Though a matter of opinion, I prefer ...


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For this I think you should give the Scrapbook extension for Firefox a try. http://amb.vis.ne.jp/mozilla/scrapbook/


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you can get the download links from the following command apt-get install --print-uris build-essential This will give you the download links + other details (hash values + etc). You can use these download links to download the packages. Then you can install the packages by double clicking or using the dpkg command (dpkg -i).


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I have installed libnss-resolve:i386 by running the following command. apt-get install libnss-resolve:i386 And now it works for me.


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I was able to figure out all of my issues except for preseeding the Edubuntu-specific questions, so I am going to resort to an Ubuntu vanilla install with the following customizations. I will be installing the Edubuntu packages and setting more things up with bash scripts that I will run from SSH. Keyboard layout is set with keyboard-configuration/...


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For Ubuntu 16.04 and above you must install the right language support Go to System Settings > Language Support > Install / Remove Languages and select Bangla (or any other languages). Then click on Apply Mark Complex Text Layout settings in LibreOffice Open LibreOffice Writer Form the top menu select Tools > Option Scroll down the left panel of the ...


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I used apt-cache depends package to get all required packages in any case if the are already installed on system or not. So it will work always correct. Because the command apt-cache works different, depending on language, you have to try this command on your system and adapt the command. apt-cache depends yourpackage On an englisch system you get: $ apt-...


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Synaptic has a useful feature that generates a script to download all required .deb files. Unfortunately, Synaptic is not installed by default in Ubuntu any more, so my answer will have two parts. How to install Synaptic on an offline computer: You will need to download these packages on a connected computer: synaptic libept1.4.12 libvte-common libvte9 ...


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Yes it is possible. Those file are stored in /var/apt/cache/archives. You can copy those files manually or use software like AptonCD. But this will require you to update the source file using apt-get which is also a pain in slow internet connections. What I would recommend is to, Customize a live CD to include all necessary software and use that ...


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I am running Ubuntu 17.04 and the other answers didn't solve it. I had force an entry on /etc/hosts for media.steampowered.com. So, first get the IP with ping media.steampowered.com # returns 200.143.247.11 for me then add that to /etc/hosts, like this: 200.143.247.11 media.steampowered.com And it should work as expected.


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Some people will argue that changing or modifying anything related to the CPU is not a good thing. Well if that's the case, then there would be no overclocking. I think that you can disable of one or more of the cores in the CPU. I know that it can be done in windows, so there has to be a way to do it in Linux. Now personally, I think that only advanced ...


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Found a solution with httrack and is the simplest one. httrack http://www.abc.def/ghi/ -O <output-folder> the key is that, by default, httrack use the -D parameter: can only go down into subdirs You can find more options typing httrack --help. Here is an useful link


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You haven't given enough details to accurately diagnose .. (the obvious) Check your settings. (Network Icon) >> Edit Connections It should look like:


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One simple way of doing this is when you are on your chosen a page in the community documentation website just select Print, then Print to File and save it as a PDF in your home folder


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If you just need a swap partition, you could resize your existing partition, create a new swap partition and add that to your installation's /etc/fstab. There is only a limited chance that things might go wrong (so back up!!) but it's fairly quick and painless. Back up anything you can't easily replace. Boot into a LiveCD or LiveUSB. This can be downloaded ...


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Use Firefox with Video DownloadHelper addon.


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First make two directory to mount the iso and squashfs filesystem. Part 1: Get all required deb files Open the terminal and execute these : mkdir /tmp/iso mkdir /tmp/filesystem Then mount the iso and the live filesystem inside the iso: sudo mount -o loop <path-to-iso-file/kubuntu-12.04-desktop-i386.iso> /tmp/1 sudo mount -o loop /tmp/iso/...


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He needs to install the package adobe-flashplugin. Step 1: Get the download URLs in a file: Execute the following command on your friend's PC: apt-get -y install --print-uris adobe-flashplugin | cut -d\' -f2 | grep http:// > apturls Step 2: Copy this file (apturls, in his home folder) to a machine with Internet access, and execute the following ...


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You can download it from the Adobe website. So download it from a computer with an usb drive and use a usb drive to copy it to the offline computer. http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash Pick the tar.gz file archive as download option to download the offline installation for ubuntu. The tar.gz archive contains ...


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You are missing g++ package. Install it via: sudo apt-get install g++ If you are going to install it by downloading this package for offline installation, there is a bunch of dependencies, and you need to download and install all of those as well. These are dependencies for libqt4-dev package on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.


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You might want to take a look at apt-cacher or AptProxy which are designed exactly for your purpose.


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I once had a similar problem. I solved it using apt-mirror. With that it is possible to mirror a whole repository onto a external hard drive an then install from that hard drive on your offline machine. Upsides Once configured you can install packages as you were used to. Espacially dependencies are resolved comfortably. You can easily do updates by first ...


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Download a package without installing using apt-get: apt-get --download-only install <packagename> To (re)download all currently installed packages do: dpkg -l | grep '^ii' | awk '{ print $2 }' | xargs apt-get --download-only --reinstall -y install The .deb files will be stored under /var/cache/apt/archives. Take those files and copy them to the ...


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Try GMapCatcher https://code.google.com/p/gmapcatcher/. It has support for downloading maps from various providers, including OpenStreetMaps. I found it to be quite fast even when browsing online, as compared to the web version of google maps. It has lots of options (https://code.google.com/p/gmapcatcher/wiki/User_Guide). I have not tested all of them, but ...


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