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How to grep on a file owned by nobody?

The file in question has rw-r--r-- permissions, which means it can be read by everyone. Only nobody can write it, but that's irrelevant in this case, as you don't need to write to the file. The ...
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Trouble reinstalling Ubuntu after accidentally changing ownership

Not really. There are methods and I had to do this twice myself where I used the permissions from another system to copy those over to the broken system but the end result was never really perfect; it ...
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All USB drives give This Location Could Not Be Displayed after distro-upgrade and Aptik Restore

Well, I finally found a case near identical to mine, and the answer provided there also worked for me. The explanation for the problem after restoring a clone was I am pretty sure you did not clone ...
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Terminal Output Redirected to another user's terminal

Introduction PTY(AKA Pseudoterminal) is used for implementing terminal emulators such as xterm … It is involved in enabling the interpretation of passed data in the same way a real terminal would ...
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How to solve this error `sudo: /usr/local/bin/sudo must be owned by uid 0 and have the setuid bit set` without reinstalling ubuntu?

In your error message, it says it is coming from /usr/local/bin/sudo which is not the normal location for sudo on most Linux distributions including Ubuntu so I am guessing that you have attempted to ...

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