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Getting "Can't initialize GTK backend in function 'cvInitSystem'" error when trying to run ros2 image_view node from docker container

I'm very new to ROS2 and docker. I'm wondering if someone can help me solve this problem. I'm using a MacBook Air M1 and currently, have ROS2 running from a docker container using the Nvidia Isaac ...
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Unable to upgrade Mesa on Debian

I am running Debian with kernel 6.5-asahi on an Apple M1 MacBook Air. Although I have kernel 6.9 installed, if I boot into it Mesa goes into software acceleration mode. apt upgrade gives The following ...
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Why is my GPU malfunctioning during startup?

This issue was previously posted on the Lubuntu subreddit, and the person who graciously spent time helping me figure it out told me to share it on here, because we ran out of ideas. I hope someone on ...
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MacBook Pro running Linux Xubuntu charger getting concerningly hot

The title pretty much says it all. It's not exactly a problem or issue, but I have a 2013 MacBook Pro running Linux Xubuntu natively (not dualboot or VM) and the charging port where it plugs into and ...
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Macbook air boots directly to grub menu, can't access BIOS or Boot menu anymore

Running Macbook air 2017 with inuxmint 21.1 xfce, even if I press alt key or alt+e or command+alt+r while booting, it jumps directly to grub menu and i can't access BIOS or boot options. I can't even ...
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wifi driver for Macbook Pro 2010 on debian 12: wlp2s0 state DORMANT and cannot wifi scan

I installed Debian 12 on my MacBook Pro 2010 using a netinst image and an internet connection through the Ethernet adapter. Following the instructions on the Debian wiki for wireless LAN (WL), I ...
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Stylepak on Fedora 39 GNOME Asahi Remix displaying error

I'm quite a linux noob, so if this is an easy question, sorry. I'm running off of Fedora 39 GNOME Asahi Remix on an M1 Macbook Air, (dualboot) and i was attempting to use the ./stylepak install-system ...
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create folders from a text file

ls -R $pwd > text.txt The above command generates the below txt file: engagement groups solo text.txt ./engagement: VAM01427.JPG _VJR3208.JPG _VJR3244.JPG _VJR3281.JPG ./groups: family ...
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wifi driver for Macbook Pro 2013 on debian 12

I have installed Debian 12 on my Macbook Pro 2013 via an internet connection with the thunderbolt adapter. It did not automatically install the wifi driver -- at least in the preferences there is no ...
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Cannot unzip latest version when archive contains several modifications of a file

[Using Terminal on Mac/Sonoma] I zip my working directory with zip -u archive dir when ending a work session. dir is located on an external USB drive, archive on another external USB drive. I ...
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Linux disable RAM Cache

I'm running Debian stable with kernel 6.5 on an ARM M1 MacBook Air. The biggest issue is that RAM and VRAM are unified, and there is no particular way to even check how much of the used RAM is VRAM (...
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Installing Fedora on Mac with T2 security chip

I am following the rabbit hole of instructions that begins at T2Linux.org for installing linux on a mac air. It directs me to a github for getting the iso. Will I need all six of the files or just ...
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Can we install xcode on low resource macbook?

I have a MacBook air probably an old one. When I try to install they say the requirement is not enough. Is there a way to install XCode in any other way. I am new to MacBook.
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Debian GRUB installer partitioning step - Intel MacBook Pro

I am trying to install Debian to a partition on my SSD. Currently I have three partitions on my SSD: Container disk1 - AFPS container macOS AFPS Volume Group Linux - PCI-Express Internal Physical ...
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Weak MAC Algorithm(s) Supported (SSH)

I have this lines in my /etc/ssh/sshd_config file: MACs hmac-sha2-256,hmac-sha2-512,[email protected],[email protected] MACs [email protected],[email protected],-hmac-...
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Weird Log/Cache Files/Directories in a User's Home Directory

I use the latest version of Mac OSX Version 14.0, which is not solely related to that. This has been occurring since the previous versions. In my home directory, there has been persistent log files ...
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Why is my terminal displaying my name and then another name after it [duplicate]

(base) shanmukhcherukumilli@Gavin-s-S23 ~ % Who or what is "Gavin-s-S23" Please let me know
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Trouble with Cursor Movement Using Ctrl + a and Ctrl + e in Asahi Linux KDE Plasma on MacBook Air M1

I'm currently using Asahi Linux on my MacBook Air M1 and I've encountered an issue that I can't seem to resolve. In my environment, specifically in applications like Firefox, I'm unable to move my ...
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Linux Distro for Old Macbook Air? [closed]

I just found my old Macbook Air from my university year (Mid-2013, Processor Intel Core i5 1.3, 4 GB Ram, 128 Flash Storage) and I want to change the os to a lightweight linux distro I have a bit of ...
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Mac Cannot unmount Disk Images that are mounted from Samba Shares

I am on a Mac OS 12.6.8. I have gotten Samba to work great with TimeMachine and general sharing of directories off the server which is running FreeBSD 13.2 with Samba Version 4.16.10. The one issue I ...
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Install Qubes Os R4.1.2 on MacbookPro 2019 (i9) problem : BCMDHD_ExitBootService

I`m trying to install (Dualboot) Qubes on my MacbookPro 2019 i9 (with T2 Security Chip) This is what I have done so far: I downloaded the ISO file, verified it and flashed it to an USB stick. After ...
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MacBook Pro's audio doesn't work on a fresh Pop!_OS install

I have a MacBook Pro 16, and decided to install Pop!_OS on it. Without any configuration, I just see a Dummy Output as output device: Here is my most important system info: OS: Pop!_OS 22.04 LTS ...
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Atrun command in macos is not starting

I'm learning the 'at' command in macOS. However, my 'at' command jobs are getting scheduled but never executing. For example, when I run a simple command like echo "hello world" | at 9:30 AM,...
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couldn't install Debian on MacBook Pro 2013

I'm trying to install Debian on my MacBook Pro (late 2013): prepare a bootable usb: $ sudo dd if=path_to/debian-live-12.0.0-amd64-xfce.iso of=/dev/sda plug in usb drive and reboot MacBook: The ...
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Kill command refuses to work when using 'screen' utility what am I doing wrong?

Ctrl+a+k does nothing I've tried to get it to work but nothing happens no confirmation prompt shows at the bottom I looked up the file .screenrc and I'm considering changing the keys but I would like ...
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"read -r" builtin in bash script acts differently on Mac

I have this script: #!/bin/bash function main { while read -r file; do do_something "$file" done <<< $(find . -type f 2>/dev/null) } function do_something{ echo file:$@...
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Display Drive on MacBook Running Debian Sid

I'm trying to revive a very old macbook (2011) by installing Debian Sid on it. The install completed fine but on start the system would hang. I eventually got around this by setting nomodeset in grub. ...
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"Unable to locate an executable" when trying to install Docker compose plugin

I try to install Docker compose plugin in terminal for Mac but always that I try to do it terminal give this error: Unable to locate an executable at "/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk-20.jdk/...
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WiFi has disappeared on Lubuntu 20.04.6

I have been running Lubuntu on my old late 2008 Macbook successfully for a couple of years. This week, the WiFi has suddenly stopped working. Running lshw, lsusb and lspci shows no sign of the WiFi ...
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Chrome won't install on kali Linux through virtualization

I have a MacBook on M1 and using UTM virtualization I installed Kali. While installing Chrome using command: sudo apt install ./google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb , I got this error: google-...
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Keyboard, trackpad, wifi and bluetooth not working after debian installed on macbook

I installed Debian bullseye on my MacBook Air 2020 Corei7 laptop. During and after installation, the keyboard, trackpad, WIFI, and bluetooth were not working. I followed this answer in an effort to ...
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Linux-headers-5.10.0-21-amd64 not found debian 11

I flashed a Debian image from debian official DVD amd64 into a live USB and installed it on a dual boot into my MacBook air 2020 intel core i7 following this tutorial. While installing, the FAT32 ...
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Can you use one Bootable USB Drive on two different OS devices?

When you install a distro on a usb can you run it on two different OS's like Mac and Windows without any issues on any device.
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What's the easiest way to run x86_64 applications on aarch (Arm)?

I'm currently running the Asahi (Linux on the M1 Macbook pro) beta with Arch Linux, but would like to run some x86/x86_64 binaries, and am wondering the best way to do that. I saw this thread ...
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How to run udev rule before a certain module loads?

I am trying to get the nvidia GPU driver working on a Macbook Pro (running Arch Linux). According to the instructions here, some PCI registers need to be set before the nvidia module gets loaded, ...
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How to view the output of a running process in another bash session on mac?

I have a process running and I would like to know what it prints to stdout and stderr. On linux I would do tail -f /proc/<pid>/fd/1 See here How do I do this on macOS?
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Find duplicate IPs for different MACs

Using arp-scan to get a list of returned duplicate IP address. However, arp-scan will list duplicate IP with the same MAC address. I get a sorted output of asx.txt (shortened for brevity) arp-scan 172....
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Trying to boot Debian on external HDD

I’ve installed Debian using a bootable usb 3 times now trying to make this work. The issue is that instead of booting into Debian the computer boots into a grub command line. When I use the command ...
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Booting on Firewire (IEEE1394) broken in Fedora

Something prevents booting on Firewire (IEEE1394) in Fedora 36 (kernel 5.19.6-200.fc36.x86_64). Fedora hangs for long here: The final output of the Dracut Emergency Shell: I have the log /run/...
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Mystery of the missing disk space

I have about ~350Gb that I wanted to copy from server to a new local 1Tb external ssd I bought for the task. So I used rsync but the 1Tb disk ran out of space during the copy, which was odd. So I ...
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How can I mirror the output of my iMac's terminal to a physical terminal using serial?

I would like to mirror my iMac's termina onto my Lear Siegler ADM 5 terminal and control it from there. I have a usb to to DB25 cable attached to the extension port on the terminal, but just not sure ...
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How to `cp` with `--no-target-directory` on mac? [duplicate]

I want to use the default cp on my mac to copy a folder to another destination. I want it to overwrite the target. But if the target folder exists, cp copies the source into the target instead of ...
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Plasma power indicator/monitor doesn't read recharge until restart

Update: this is not limited to Fedora; see note at the end. When the battery is down and I have to charge the indicator doesn't show the charging progress even when the full 100% is confirmed by the ...
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Keyboard: Remap macbook keys to match windows keyboard

Backgrund Reference: This is the opposite of this question. I installed Ubuntu on my Macbook. Unfortunately, the macbook has a very different keyboard layout than I am used to, in regard of function ...
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Which file(s) are being sourced while opening a terminal on Mac?

So there are these files, which are being known for keeping environmental variables, aliases, custom shell functions etc.: .bash_profile .bashrc .zshrc and after installing oh-my-zsh (which I'm using)...
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Black screen when booting Manjaro on a macbook

I have Manjaro installed next to MacOS, it worked just fine until I rebooted it with systemctl reboot, now when I try to boot I get a black screen (or red artifacts ocassionally). I made a video but ...
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Macos partition delete and merge

Macos montenery 12.3 - Air 2020 I ve tryed to install asahi linux from this: https://asahilinux.org/2022/03/asahi-linux-alpha-release/ I created a 70gb partition in the installer for it, but network ...
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Can't Change Screen Brightness on Fedora on iMac

I installed Fedora Linux 35 on my iMac(21.5", Late 2009). It is working fine except that I can't control screen brightness neither through my keyboard(Apple's own keyboard) shortcuts nor the ...
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How do I reference nvmeXnYpZ partitions?

I am trying to install NixOS on my MacBook following the manual (https://nixos.org/manual/nixos/stable/index.html#sec-installation-partitioning-formatting) and I am stuck at the partitioning/...
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Is it possible to easily switch between tabs and spaces in nano on MAC?

Is it possible to easily switch between tabs and spaces in nano on MAC. I have seen here how to do that but this doesn't work, maybe because I am working with a mac machine
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