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If you just want to run a program in Ubuntu, it is no harder than it is in windows -- you can just open the executable. If you want to install, it can be as easy as using the graphical software installer if it is in the repos, or double clicking on the .deb file you download from the software author. However, some people think all that command line stuff ...


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The pertinent error message is /usr/sbin/grub-mkconfig: 34: /etc/default/grub: Syntax error: EOF in backquote. Find the bad line with grep -n '`' /etc/default/grub fix that.


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Ultimately I got it working on 16.04 using a solution I found in this thread. Try to run the following in the terminal: sudo apt-get install python-distutils-extra Per the user who provided this answer, it would seem that python3-distutils ends up installed as a dependency of distutils-extra, though why this method works where other methods failed for me isn'...


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Wanted to know which is the way to get it with the latest stable changes? I would say it's your call. Both are maintained by Microsoft developers and are updated simultaneously. I usually install via apt, but snap is listed first here, is there any advantage? The definition of advantage varies from user to user. But this might answer your question, If a ...


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There is no "official" development platform or setup for Ubuntu. Use what works best for you. If you name a common programming language or IDE, somebody develops for Linux using it. Use any platform or setup that you like, though you may find that developing your first hello-world application on Ubuntu makes your software easier to test. There are ...


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~Tl;dr~ If your app is accepted / added by Snap, i.e. you can type: sudo snap install --options myappname ...in order to install your app, it will be in the "Snap store/Software Center". They are one and the same. ~Detail~ To add an application to the software center(s) it needs to be a .deb package, first of all. In order for it to be properly ...


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If you install with snap, you can add the flag --channel=edge, or just --edge, to get the newest release. The reason it isn't available by default is because it hasn't been tested enough to be considered "stable" by Snap. That doesn't mean it hasn't been tested by the application developers. In my experience, The edge release is usually the same ...


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My usual answer to this question is that on Ubuntu, generally if you're trying to do something that requires the terminal, what you're trying to do actually just is complicated and technical, and would be equally hard on Windows. For example, if you run into computer trouble, and the solution online says to do something in the terminal, the reason is because ...


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You need to add the repository by running the following command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rock-core/qt4


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