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Wine: How to use SAPI 5 voices for TTS application “Balabolka”?

I recently installed Wine according to this answer and “Balabolka”, a very good TTS program that runs smoothly under Windows, afterwards. Wine did not install SAPI 4 or SAPI 5 voices which are required to use the program. So, I downloaded a free German (Steffi) and a free British English (Emily) SAPI 5 voice and […]

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Proxy within a proxy using SSH Tunnel

There’s a problem with Iranian internet connections in the few past days. Yesterday, one of my friends said I can connect to the global internet (we have access to Iranian websites which hosted inside Iran) by using this on our business servers : ssh user@ip -D 9595 And then, setting that proxy on the system […]

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After resuming, everything works except screen is blank

I’m trying to get ubuntu to run on my acer tablet/laptop (Acer Aspire SW3-016/Gummi CHT, BIOS V1.15 04/21/2016). Most things work, except when it suspends I can’t resume. Or rather, it does resume because I can hear sounds, type commands, switch to VTs etc. – only I can’t see anything because the screen is black. […]

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Could not get the size during installation of ubuntu

I was trying to install Ubuntu on Dell vostro 3558, but then an error pops up saying could not get the size with a number and the the computer freezes on Ubuntu loading screen, this is also happen even with the option of trying Ubuntu, and I don’t know how to go about it, please […]

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(000) ret 262144 error while using tcpdump -d for network interfaces display

(000) ret #262144 whenever i run the command tcpdump -d it gives me this error.Can anyone help me out for displaying network interfaces?kindly guide me in simplest way as i’m a beginner

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Getting efivars in grub config

Is it possible to read the efivars stored in the firmware from the grub config? That is, before any linux kernel is loaded

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Ubuntu problem while installing

When I download Ubuntu on my windows 10 it automatically chooses to download it on my usb drive(67 gb). Can I change the directory and download it in my drive with 250 gb? Please help!

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This error keeps coming up how can I fix it please help

Traceback (most recent call last): File “C:\Program Files\Python36\lib\runpy.py”, line 193, in _run_module_as_main “main”, mod_spec) File “C:\Program Files\Python36\lib\runpy.py”, line 85, in run_code exec(code, run_globals) File “C:\Program Files\Python36\lib\site-packages\pygarl_main.py”, line 129, in cli() File “C:\Program Files\Python36\lib\site-packages\click\core.py”, line 764, in call return self.main(*args, **kwargs) File “C:\Program Files\Python36\lib\site-packages\click\core.py”, line 717, in main rv = self.invoke(ctx) File “C:\Program Files\Python36\lib\site-packages\click\core.py”, line 1137, […]

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keyboard compose sequences with “dead_caron”

My file /usr/share/X11/locale/en_US.UTF-8/Compose reads along the lines: <dead_caron> <1> : “₁” onesubscript # SUBSCRIPT ONE I have a more or less standard qwerty keyboard with US keys. What is dead_caron, how do I type one, and where are these keys defined?

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Dual monitors and HiDPI display struggling to scale properly

Hello I have been trying to setup a second monitor for my laptop under Ubuntu 18.04 and I can’t seem to be able to scale the second monitor properly. My monitors are : XPS 15 4k built-in display (3840×2160) Dell 24″ (2560×1440) As most people using 4K resolution on a 15″ display, I scaled the […]