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Installing Google Earth on Ubuntu 14.04

Since Ubuntu 13.10 Google earth cannot be installed out of the box on Ubuntu 64-bit systems because it  requires the deprecated ia32-libs package. The previous solution… 196 more words

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Installing Google Earth on Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit

Google earth cannot be installed on Ubuntu 64-bit systems anymore. It requires the ia32-libs which is unfortunately deprecated in Ubuntu 13.10. Luckily I found a… 255 more words

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dpkg error-"subprocess pre-removal script returned error exit status 2" SOLVED (for distros based on debian packages)

I don’t know how many of you have encountered such an error while trying to re-install some packages through synaptic package manager. It was necessary for me to fix the error because it happened while re-installing one of the most important package ‘bash’. 250 more words

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Re-compile a Debian kernel as a .deb package

Here is my success story on how to re-compile a Debian/Ubuntu kernel, in order to enable or tune kernel features which are not available as kernel modules: 337 more words

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How to install Webmin on Ubuntu 12.04

Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Linux/Unix. You can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS,DHCP, file sharing and much more by using any modern web browser. 137 more words

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Installing/Removing debian packages in Ubuntu

There are multiple ways to install a software in Ubuntu. One of such ways is by debian package. A debian package is an ubuntu installer. These debian packages can be thought of equivalent of setup(exe) files in Windows environment. 26 more words

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