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Installing Linux OS on 2009 Macbook Pro

Have an old and very sluggish 2009 Macbook Pro. I am considering completely wiping it and installing Linux OS (probably Ubuntu). I have two purposes in mind: one, to familiarize myself with the process and with using and working with open source software; two, to make this old sluggish laptop more...
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how to install wine with the installer file on ubuntu linux ?

I have tried to install wine 1.8.5 as an offline installer with the following command after extracting the .deb packages. sudo dpkg -i *.deb but, it did not work for me . how can I install it ?
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What is the best way to set up a systemd service with multiple background processes?

In my application i am using a dynamically amount of for example c++ processes. Via a script i managed that all of them a running correctly and the systemv implementation was very handy because i wrote one start/stop/restart/status script which controlled all my required processes easily via return...
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I am new to Linux. I have downloaded Rebecca and made an ISO it. I have a laptop with Windows XP Pro as the OS. Can I get rid of Windows XP Pro because I am unable to connect to the internet with it?. My hard disk is too small for Windows 10

I would like Linux to substitute Windows XP Pro on my HCL laptop. I have downloaded Linux and made an ISO. I don't know how to install Linux on my machine. I would like Linux to substitute Windows XP Pro on my machine. I don't know how to go about it.
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How to create a user which has all the access of root user in Linux?

Hi, Please could anyone tell me, how to create a user which has all the access of root user in Linux? Regards, Rohini Suryawanshi.
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E_FAIL (0x80004005) On Virtual Box Ubuntu

Getting a weird error on vb ubuntu Runtime error opening 'C:\Users\COMPUTER_NAME\.VirtualBox\Machines\VM_NAME\VM_NAME.xml' for reading: -102 (File not found.). D:\vb\win-3.2\src\VBox\Main\MachineImpl.cpp[665] (Machine::registeredInit). Result Code: E_FAIL (0x80004005) Component:...
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Where to hire a freelance support tech?

Debian 8 server, MySQL is not working properly. Connections Failing. Recently changed my server host, moved my database tables and "live files via http" phpmyadmin is up and i can access host-ip/form.php is available via http port 3306 and 1433 is not available my java bot is not...
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Fonts all italicized on WPS?(Linux Mint Cinnamon)

When I type on WPS, the fonts are all italicized. I've already checked the font settings and font viewer to make sure the font style is regular. It works fine on LibreOffice so I don't think it's my theme.
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