“MOZILLA_FIVE_HOME not set” Zekr Qur’an study software java error

Zekr (ذکر) is an open source Quranic desktop application. It is an open platform Quran study tool for browsing and researching on the Quran. Zekr is a Quran-based project, planned to be a universal, open source, and cross-platform application to perform most of the usual refers to the Quran, according to the project website. Zekr is included in the default installation of Sabily Linux distribution.

I installed in my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. But when I tried to open it, I am getting the following error.

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How to Install FTP Server in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

FTP or File Transfer Protocol servers allow you to share or host data on your computer that might be too large to transfer through an email.

Here I am discussing how to install an FTP server in your home/office network so that you can easily share files from the server to the other computers.

There are a lot of Linux based FTP servers like ProFTPD, Pure-FTPd, vsftpd etc. I prefer vsftpd.

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vsftpd – Very Secure FTP daemon is the default FTP server in the Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora, NimbleX, Slackware and RHEL Linux distributions.

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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS – Close lid to suspend

Generally while I was using older versions of Ubuntu (before 16.04) in my laptop, to suspend the system, I just close the lid. But after installing 16.04 LTS, the system is continuing as such without suspend when the lid is closed.Altering the power settings also didn’t give me a solution.

This is a difficult situation for me as I generally do not shutdown my laptop for short periods, rather just suspend it via closing the lid.

After doing a bit research via Google, I got the solution as follows…

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