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Why linear wave equation does not have solitonic solutions?

As many people define solitary waves they are localized pulses that propagate without changing the shape. As far as I know the same pulses exist in ordinary wave equation ! why should we look for ...
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Nonlinear waves superposition

Non-linear waves do not superimpose to each other, but why? What characteristics give this property?