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Symbolic link to application - working directory

Lets say i have a bash script in a folder called Programming, which reads data from files in a subfolder named data. The paths in the script to the files are all relative to this "Programming&...
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What is this email client and how did it get here?

Earlier today, I was emailing a PDF file, and when I hit the "Email" option in the right-click menu, of all things Wine started trying to run. Somehow, a program called "A Wine ...
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Trying to run a .AppImage on a remote server, keep getting Missing X server or $DISPLAY

I'm trying to install Nvidia's Omniverse on my remote server. However, whenever I install the .AppImage and then run it after chmodding it (as per the instrctions) I keep running into the following ...
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Cartesian application software recommendation in Debian [closed]

Is there a software recommendation for an application for the Cartesian field in Debian?
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Which applications are bundled with the Zorin OS 17 Pro distro?

Zorin OS 17 Pro was just released. After going through their website and reading numerous articles about it, I don't see the details of a prominent marketing point documented anywhere, namely a list ...
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No repos found in rhel 8 after installation

After installing rhel 8 it says I do not have any repos. What do I do as I am unable to install any applications? I tried using the subscription-manager as well to connect to the repository but still ...
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Can Flatpak's apps installed in external drive and used on different Linux distribution?

I was thinking to create a workstation drive that contain all development apps and file and use it (plug & run) across many device with different Linux distribution. Is that possible?
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How to use Microsoft Multi-Factor Authentication with Linux?

My organization will require Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) in a few days and we use Microsoft accounts. On the internet I read there are authenticator apps for Linux. One of them is Authenticator. ...
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Additional DE without affecting applications and settings

The goal: Safely install KDE Plasma (and possibly Cinnamon) alongside Gnome on POP_OS 22.04. Quick bit of background. With the release of Debian 12 I came to learn (from Explaining Computers dotcom yt ...
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How to package a Maven Java application for Debian?

I am trying to package a Java application that is built with Maven. I created the debian/ folder with mh_make and I have been reading/watching the tutorials: https://wiki.debian.org/Java/Packaging/...
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I do not receive any response from flathub

When I run sudo flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo, I do not get any responses, and command does not finish. I can open flathub.org in the browser, ...
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Can I install linux apps on external drive and use it on different machines with different linux distro?

I was thinking to upgrade my laptop with 500GB nvme drive and I want to multiboot different linux distros (also windows and macOS for software testing) in it. So in order save space, can I install ...
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Is it possible to reverse the screen, like in a mirror, with only 1 monitor?

On Windows, there are a few apps that can switch the graphics onscreen left to right (and vice versa), but to my knowledge, they all require at least 2 monitors. It seems like, because of the way ...
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Looking for a simple database with graphical interface for personal use, under Linux

I am a former MacOS user, and I was using FileMaker, to organize one or two databases for my research work. I am looking for something similar, to be used under Linux. I would need something local, ...
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Don't set wm_class of "Navigator" when starting Firefox

I'm starting Firefox as follows: /usr/bin/firefox --no-remote -P Fastmail --class "FastmailFF" The ultimate goal is to figure out a command to put in a .desktop file which will have it's ...
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New ubuntu installation (Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS) constantly causing apps to crash

After having a number of issues with applications crashing and worries about my hard drives being corrupt (I kept getting kernel panic signals at startup unless I started in recovery mode), I decided ...
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Can you assign a host user to an application within a virtual machine?

As I was reading the Android Developer Guides, I was confronted with the following statements: The Android operating system is a multi-user Linux system in which each app is a different user. Each ...
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geeqie: copy path to clipboard does nothing

geeqie 2.0.1-4 mate-desktop 1.26.0-1 Linux 6.1.5-arch2-1 The geeqie image viewer has a menu item 'copy path to clipboard'. Is this 'clipboard' the global clipboard, so that I can, say, paste the path ...
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Is there any command line tool for purchasing anything online?

I continue to pursue ways to do everything from the command line and while it does not seem common whatsoever I am curious if there is one single example of a command line tool that allowed someone to ...
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How to set application installed via flatpak as default aplication for some type of files?

I have installed pycharm via flatpak on linux Mint 21.1. I want to open every .py file in the PyCharm application. But when I right click and choose "open with other application" PyCharm is ...
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Package that uses earphones as antenna to listen to fm radio?

I remember plugging in earphones in my 3G flipphone to listen to fm radio years ago. Are there any packages in Linux that have the same functionality? I mean local fm not internet radio.
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Where to get IPA files for 32-bit iPad Mini

I have an old iPad Mini (2013 model) that I thought to resurrect as a screen for a Raspberry Pi with VNC Viewer, but when I try to download the app (or any app) via App Store I get an error with "...
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Discord keeps crashing randomly

Discord on my computer crashes constantly at random intervals. Sometimes I can use it for hours without issues, other times it crashes just 10 minutes after starting. I thought that this had to do ...
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How to listen to local FM/AM radio broadcasts in Linux?

Is there any package/command that lets me listen to FM/AM radio broadcasts in my town? All the apps that I find are for streaming internet radio and not offline radio.
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Ubuntu - Run executable with customized name from anywhere

I have installed etcher and I can run it from its installation directory (.../balena-etcher-electron-1.7.9-linux-x64/squashfs-root) with the command ./balena-etcher-electron. Well wonderful ! But now ...
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fbpanel: disable mouse scroll action entirely

I am using fbpanel 7.0-4 on Debian 10. I have applied patches from @Arkadiusz Drabczyk, to put fbpanel on one monitor, and to disable virtual desktop switching on mouse scroll: fbpanel: only use one ...
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Recommended way to lock down internet to only specific applications within ubuntu-variant installation?

Trying to axe extra connections - ex: visualstudiocode wants to send some junk, and instead of going through the clunky settings there, I just wanna strip it of internet access except when I may want ...
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Apper and Discover says network is offline?

I installed Devuan Linux in VMWare workstation 16 bridged network. Network via the terminal works fine, using ping, using apt-get, ifconfig etc.. I then tried firefox in the GUI and that worked fine ...
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Are there any commands that automatically create .desktop files from .jar files?

I play a lot of Java-based games. I find the UX of typing java -jar name-of-game.jar to be cumbersome, and creating .desktop files by hand hacky. Are there any automatic .desktop generators?
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Qt applications settings

where's the path in which Qt application will save default settings for all users? Wanted to set out some default settings for an old clumsy person... Thanks in advance
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Settings won't launch (PopOS)

I am currently running Pop!_OS 21.10 on my Raspberry Pi 400 (4GB RAM model) and upon trying to change the wallpaper today, (right click on desktop> change background) but it just shows a loading ...
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Ubuntu closes all the applications when lid is closed or suspended

I have been facing this issue for a while now. Every time I close my lid, my Ubuntu 21.10 closes all the applications that were open before I closed the lid.
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Accessing files on iPhone from Linux/CentOS (Where are the APP's)

https://libimobiledevice.org/ https://forums.centos.org/viewtopic.php?f=54&t=78621 According to CentOS 8 libimobiledevice # dnf install libimobiledevice https://vault.centos.org/centos/8/...
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when did I give the application a root permissions?

I've installed azure storage explorer with "sudo snap install". I don't remember giving it root permissions during the installation. Now it's creating directories owned by root for ...
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How to launch application with rofi using i3wm's exec?

I had this issue and now I know how to solve it. I need to launch applications with i3wm's exec command. ButI use rofi as launchmenu and I have no idea how to make it lauch applications with i3wm's ...
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Why isn't Pamac store showing any applications in Arch Linux?

Why isn't Pamac store showing any applications in Arch Linux?. This is what Pamac store is saying: No package found. I installed Pamac store in Arch Linux using this guide: https://www.fossmint.com/...
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Why isn't discover software manager able to load applications in Arch LInux?

Why isn't the discover software manager loading any applications in Arch Linux? This is what discover is saying: Discover currently cannot be used to install any apps because none of its app backends ...
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logging data to the intermediate service

I've two applications. They log in to a locked log file (with reading permissions). I want to use an intermediate service where applications can push logs. Then this service push that log to the log ...
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How to install apps on separate HDD in Linux (Fedora)

I migrated from Windows to Linux.  I have a 96 GB SSD, where I have my Fedora installed, and a 1 TB external HDD.  On MS-Windows I had my OS installed on SSD and every app I was installing to HDD.  ...
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How to run 2 lines in GUI command line shortcut

I've installed a new version of an app. Currently it's GUI shortcut leads to /usr/bin/flameshot But I've installed it in a different path and now I run it from the terminal like this: cd ~/...
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Using kbuild to build user space applications

I am referring to the following link: Linux Kernel Makefiles Under section 5 Userspace Program support, explanation has been provided as to how to instruct kbuild to also build user space code. Based ...
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Adding pages to terminal applications

I can explain my problem with an example, let us take an example of man command, when we run this command in the terminal it opens the page in a new window, you cannot see what you had done before, in ...
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Launch same application with different .desktop (and icons) task manager

Suppose I have a program myapp. It has two sub tasks, A and B. Launcjhing myapp --task A launches A and similar for B. Launching myapp only opens another intro window. I have three .desktop files in /...
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How to run GNUstep .app files?

I found Debian contains many .app files under the gnustep package and its dependencies. I tried installing them, but running apps from the command line, such as "terminal.app" doesn't seem ...
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How to completely remove files left by appimage and appimage launcher? Uninstalling / Removing did not work. Residue left

I removed the AppImage launcher using apt uninstall appimagelauncher and deleted the appimage files from ~/Applications as well but it didn't remove the two apps I had imstalled using appimage i.e. ...
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Application for tracking applications usage times

Does there exist a program which allows to automatically track "window focus" time in, for example, Gnome? For example, I would like to track how much time per day I spend using a certain ...
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How to point to the previous version?

The default gpg on my server is 1.4.20. But in order to do some experiments, I need to install gpg version 1.4.13. I execute the following command: ./configure make make install At this ...
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Software recommendation: preview file list

I would need an app showing previews (thumbnails) of a given list of files: is there any? I know I could simulate it by (soft-)linking the files in a temporary folder, but when the list is huge it's ...
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Running a singular application on startup, fullscreened

I want to run a single application, specifically a Vulkan game, on Linux. I kind of want it to be like a kiosk, but not just for displaying information. The operating system's one use for me is to run ...
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Open an application and stay on terminal

I want to open an application from terminal and stay on terminal not switch the window the opened app. I know I can open app for example for sublime I can enter subl and etc. I have tried to run subl ...
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