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Ubuntu 22.04 Live USB fails, reports "Out of Memory" with no details, even after working on other machines

I don't have an answer, but I have tried several of these and they don't work for me.... Looks like I can survive by sticking with the free nouveau graphics driver. However, this bug sure giving ...
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How to install Obsidian 1.0.3 on Ubuntu 22.04?

To install the Snap version of Obsidian, you need to download the snap file, and then run in a terminal: sudo snap install --dangerous --classic ~/Downloads/obsidian_*.snap This snap version of ...
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Ubuntu software installation in air-gapped environments

apt-offline You can use apt-offline to install packages on an air-gapped host or to update/upgrade it. This tool is very handy, because it does not require the same Ubuntu version on both hosts (...
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"libasound.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory"

Some programs want exactly libportaudio.so but my system has libportaudio.so.2 so the answer is obvious ... simlink: sudo ln -s /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libportaudio.so.2 /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/...
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Package 'python3.8' has no installation candidate when trying to install nanovna-saver in Ubuntu 22.04

The instructions in https://github.com/NanoVNA-Saver/nanovna-saver/blob/main/docs/INSTALLATION.md are not correct for Ubuntu 22.04, because the default Python version in Ubuntu 22.04 is python3.10, ...
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How to fix this issue

You do not have write permission to the /var/ folder. With Linux, you should install your software as "sudo". If installation is a GUI app, the software should be execute with pkexec. ...
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Ubuntu latest version timer that does everything that i ask it to do in this Post description?

GNOME Clocks A simple and elegant clock application. It includes world clocks, alarms, a stopwatch and a timer. Goals: Show the time in different cities around the world Set alarms to wake you up ...
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plocate taking very long with database init

I had this problem, it was taking so long I had to quit with ctrl-C but I later found it was blocking other processes and downloads after running this command ps aux | grep -i apt. After going through ...
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Download mongodb compass and Install Using the Terminal

Run sudo apt --fix-broken install then `sudo dpkg -i mongodb-compass_1.15.1_amd64.deb;` This will fix the problem.
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How do you efficiently/correctly extract data from a tarball into a new Ubuntu distribution?

[Partial answer] Regarding the extraction of desired files, you can install Midnight Commander (apt install mc), a console file manager simple but with many functions. You can open the tar file in one ...
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could not open grads on ubuntu

You can use the apt-file utility to examine which files have been installed by a package. apt-file is not installed by default but is available in the standard repos. apt-file list grads ... grads: /...
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How can I install Android Studio as a package?

Google does not allow redistribution of their Android Studio software by Linux distros. From the Android Studio License: 3.4 You may not use the SDK for any purpose not expressly permitted by the ...
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How do you efficiently/correctly extract data from a tarball into a new Ubuntu distribution?

First, an answer to the question itself (but see below for a potentially better option) I would start by doing a wsl --import into a new (temporary) distribution. Similar to my other answer, start in ...
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How do you efficiently/correctly extract data from a tarball into a new Ubuntu distribution?

"The relevant files for python and java projects and any config files" might all be in your home directory, but that depends on how you used your system. Config files should be compared with ...
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google chrome deprecated key on ubuntu

Use this command to install the keys, you also need to remove old ones wget -q -O - https://dl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | gpg --dearmor | sudo tee /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/chrome.gpg
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How to get the location of config file used by mailutils

As of 2023 mail --config-verbose shows the configuration files used.
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How to install an application from Github?

Looking at the Makefile seems pretty easy: First you need to make sure you have python and make installed. You can check by running python3 --version and make --version. If you get an error on either ...
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Unable to install latest NodeJS version on Ubuntu 14.04

For linux users the latest version for node.js can be found here https://github.com/nodesource/distributions/blob/master/README.md Node.js v19.x: Using Ubuntu curl -fsSL https://deb.nodesource.com/...
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18.04 Ubuntu Studio: ProRealTime won't launch Java Not Initialized

This is a Wayland issue. Switch to Xorg and you should be good to go. Took me ages to work this out!
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How can I install pdftk in Ubuntu 18.04 and later?

Ubuntu 18.04 has a lack of options for pdftk installation. But this one's fastest I came across so far. Download pdftk-java_3.3.2-1_all.deb from http://ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/main/p/pdftk-java/ ...
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Specifying Default Windows Version for Wine in a Docker Container

When doing anything with wine in docker it is safer to wait for the wineserver to finish. wineserver is started in the background and it coordinates things like flushing data to the repository but ...
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Got a "Your installation CD-ROM couldn't be mounted" error message when trying to install Ubuntu from a bootable USB

Those who are using SSD for booting th OS, directly in your system, shut the system down, unplug the SSD and use a micro usb to usb A adapter for plugging it in externally and then do it, the problem ...
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Steam doesn't start and says that these packages need to be installed

Run this command to install the packages: sudo apt-get install libc6:i386 libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 libgl1:i386 steam-libs-amd64:amd64 steam-libs-i386:i386 xdg-desktop-portal xdg-desktop-portal-gtk
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Can't Install Anything on Live Installation of Ubuntu

The issue was my Linux version. Because I was running sudo add-apt-repository ppa:phoerious/keepassxc it was automatically fetching the latest version, the repository meant for 22.10. To fix the issue ...
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How to install PIL or Pillow in Ubuntu 22.04?

Looks like option 2 won't work given that a Pillow package already exists or is installed. Option 1 is the way. $ python3 -m pip install --user Pillow Requirement already satisfied: Pillow in /usr/lib/...
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E: Package 'openresolv' has no installation candidate (Ubuntu 22.10)

Since Ubuntu Kinetic 22.10, the default implementation and I believe only implementation of resolv.conf and as such, both the resolvconf and openresolv implementations of resolvconf functionality were ...
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How do I install libwebkitgtk-1.0-0 on Ubuntu 19.04

this work now for me Edit this file to add this sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list At the end add deb [trusted=yes] http://cl.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ bionic main universe next sudo apt install ...

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