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Help me fix this shit. https://archive.arisuchan.jp/q/res/2703.html#2703

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 No.2167

hallo alice, i recently booted up a crouton version of ubuntu xenial and its a fucking pain in the ass, i tried getting the firefox and wine ppa's but to no avail, because i cant find any way to open software sources anywhere. and netsurf is one of the soykaftiest browsers ive laid eyes upon. so im stuck in a dillemma, i cant open any exe files or using any script and image heavy websites, an example being discord, as it becomes a scrambled mess of spliced images and urls

 No.2168

What? Firefox comes with Ubuntu. There is no need to install anything. What are you even trying to do?

 No.2169

>>2167
If I can recall Ubuntu comes with firefox, I don't know why you are looking for the ppa's of firefox when you can simply do "apt install firefox"

 No.2183

>>2167
If that is a screenshot you made, first off you're likely not using ubuntu, but some derivative like lubuntu or w/e.

>crouton

Isn't that some outdated attempt to boot and run a linux distro on a chromebook without removing or hurting chromeOS? That seems like a pretty bad place to judge ubuntu. You know what? If you can install windows 10 on an android phone and it works better, notify me and i'll move back to windows permanently.

>i cant find any way to open software sources anywhere

You can usually edit sources from your package manager ("software", "discover", "synaptic" or whichever you have), or just using the terminal
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories/CommandLine
`sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list` to open it and add/change sources. Make sure you understand what you're doing before you do it, Google can further help you.
Also keep in mind that the primary source of software for linux distros isn't ppas, flatpaks or snaps. Every distro has its own software repositories, and you can install things from there.

>i cant open any exe files

LMAO what were you expecting? Windows can't run anything from linux but you expect it to work the other way around? The fact that wine exists and can run games like league and software like ms office simply means that linux is miles ahead in this aspect. What does windows have? A fucking bash emulator.

If you don't have a dedicated machine for doing linux and must use it on your school chromebook, just consider finding some student job until you earn enough to buy some used laptop. If you do have a machine, dual boot it with whatever else. And ffs use stock ubuntu before you try alternatives so you at least know what 90% of the posts you read on google are about.

 No.2185

>>2183
>What does windows have?
To be fair, the windows subsystem for linux is comparable to wine.
You can run most user space programs in it, including an x server.

the comparison isn't really fair cause wine is reverse engineered and windows can just look at the source for the linux kernel.

 No.2186

>>2185
oh, I never actually tried it, just read what they said and it mentioned awk bash and so.

 No.2214

>>2167
The absolute state of arisuchan.



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