The action of modifying a program's behavior, generally by modifying a text file.

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i3bang parametrized expansions

I would like to know if it possible to make parametrized expansions with i3bang preprocessor. For example, I have several modes to launch emacsclient for different server and all the commands in the ...
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Hide/Encrypt application configuration

Is there any way to hide/crypt software config files (services such as Apache web server , Varnish and so on) from boss and others?
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Can a wibox in Awesome-WM be setup vertically?

I use the venerable Awesome WM to manage tiled window layouts across a couple of screens. My configuration has a few goodies, but in general it follows a familiar pattern with a bar across the top ...
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Change which brightness device gnome uses?

I am using a lenovo thinkpad w520 running fedora 22 and gnome 3. This particular laptop has both an integrated (Intel HD Graphics 3000) and discrete graphics (NVIDIA Quadro 1000M) card. When I'm in ...
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Can't access website from other networks

I am trying to open a website since I was told to use and they gave me some tasks to do from there. I have always been able to use it from my work network, but not from other networks. And the guy who ...
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/etc/default/sw vs /etc/sw vs /etc/sw.d/ [closed]

I've seen many software in Linux that use these three locations to store their configuration. /etc/sw /etc/default/sw /etc/sw.d/ So my question is: Why there are three places and what is the ...
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Configuring Apache virtual hosts in extra file

I have access to a machine running linux. Apache2 is installed on it. I need to add 3 virtual hosts. In /etc/apache2/sites-available, there is a set of about 15 files displayed with ls -la. I was ...
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Can Shorewall be used on VyOS?

Will VyOS still work right if I install Shorewall-lite on it? Shorewall seems like an easier way to setup a network, but VyOS seems pretty great for day-to-day management of a router / firewall. So ...
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What directory does etckeeper store its permissions / metadata in?

In what directory does etckeeper store its metadata and permissions in? I want to know for purposes of testing the restoration of a configuration.
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Monitor labels appearing in displays on Linux Mint MATE

Monitor labels have started appearing in the upper left corner of each display as shown in this screenshot showing my 2 displays: external monitor and laptop. The labels are always on top and do ...
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How do I know when what I should store in my external to /etc configurations in etckeeper?

I read about the ability to store configuration files that live outside of /etc here, and I tested it out on a test server, and it appears to work. One thing that I'm having a bit of an issue with ...
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LXDE LXPanel Window List Separation Problem

I'm using LXDE on Fedora 23, and while trying to configure the LXPanel, I accidentally clicked Remove "Task Bar (Window List) From Panel, which removed all the windows docked on the panel on all ...
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MariaDB - dependency problems - leaving unconfigured

I have tried to install ISPConfig3 on Debian Jessie 8.1, and it couldnt connect to mySQL (mariaDB 10.1). So I CTRL+C to kill the install and I tried to manually login to mySQL, but I failed. It was ...
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OpenVPN Connection without disabling Internet debugging

I've recently configured OpenVPN on my server (CentOS 7) and been configuring it for hours now and everything seems to work fine except that when I connect using a client machine I cannot access the ...
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CentOS 7 NUT UPS Specify Shutdown

I've recently put my CentOS 7 server onto an Eaton 5E UPS and I am hoping to specify the Shutdown conditions. I've installed nut and done some basic configurations as suggested by ...
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Error in named.conf

I am getting the following error: Starting named: Error in named configuration: zone blk1999.lab/IN: loaded serial 2001062501 zone localhost.localdomain/IN: loading from master file named.localhost ...
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What are all the spaces in the /etc/fstab for?

I get that I can use mount to set up / directories and that I can use the /etc/fstab to remount them on reboot. Testing the fstab file is also fun with mount -faV. When I'm looking at the fstab ...
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testsaslauthd succeeds but sasl-sample-server/client fail

I try to set up saslauthd for the XMPP server prosody but got stuck somewhere. I used the following documentation: ...
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How to remove duplicate entries from bash history? [duplicate]

I have set: $ echo $HISTCONTROL ignoreboth:erasedups and expected by the value of erasedups for all my duplicates entries to disappear from my bash history. Yet when calling cd a few time, I still ...
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LDAP/LDIF configuration option storage?

A LDAP server/database seems like a good solution for centralized/server-side as well as non-centralized/client-side configuration option storage to me: open, well-documented interface and interface ...
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Embedded Linux and Init problem - Init won't start

I'm working on a embedded system. I have multiple SD cards to save copy of Linux rootfs on (kernel saved in nand). On a original SD card, where is located a system, and from this card the system is ...
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Using corrected time in the “attribution” variable of mutt?

I receive quite a few email messages displaying UTC time within the "Date:" header. I found the following perl script by user hyperair, very useful to display a new header "Local-Date" for incoming ...
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Trigger certain events for devices

I would like to know if it's possible to setup special trigger events for devices when plugged in and/or unplugged from the system on the fly without needing to configure it every time the device is ...
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Why is my (thunderbolt connected) monitor not detected in Fedora 23

I have a Dell XPS13 whose Philips UltraWide monitor connected is via a Thunderbolt 3/USB-C connection. As no monitor other than Apple monitors support this new fangled connection, I have an external ...
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systemd: how to print a service's default configuration?

I take a simple example: systemd-timesyncd.service This service is responsible to keep time accurate (like the regular NTP server, but it only act as a lightweight client, and synchronize to only one ...
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Where is httpd.conf?

How can I reliably find the location of httpd.conf? I am looking for a solution, or if necessary a combination of things that will find the location of httpd.conf quickly and reliably on as many ...
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Cassandra nodes down in DataStax

I'm new in DataStax dashboard Configuration but i have critical requirement. I configured dataStax dashboard and i added all nodes. After that when i am clicking on my Cassandra cluster it's ...
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Invalid libtool wrapper script when make installing Apache

After I configure Apache with standard configurations, after which I do make which works. I do make install and I get this error: libtool: install: invalid libtool wrapper script `htpasswd ' libtool: ...
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How to change the host file after login

Was wondering whether in a Nix environment I can change the content of the host file, mainly to prevent one or two site being accessed from that particular user, and only for his account (not with ...
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Eclipse HHVM/XDebug connection stuck at 78%: “Waiting for XDebug session…”

I've setup a LEMH stack for development purposes in a LXD container, configured as described in this answer with sockets for HHVM. (Huge thanks to @mef for both) And the configuration worked (and ...
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Tweaking the tripwire policy to stop checking for /dev/pts/x

Trying to streamline my Tripwire policy file, I see that I get a lot of chatter in every daily check report about ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Rule ...
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Changes of Terminal look don't work anymore

I got a mac laptop and have been using a home directory which is not under my name. After spending some time, I have set preferences and of course one day, I needed to change the home directory name ...
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How do I configure UNIX socket in nginx/HHVM?

So far this is what I've done: $ less /etc/nginx/hhvm.conf location ~ \.(hh|php)$ { fastcgi_pass unix:/var/run/hhvm/sock; include fastcgi_params; } $ less /etc/hhvm/server.ini ; php ...
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.conkyrc - how to set real transparency

It's long time I'm trying to fix my .conkyrc configuration file in order to set real transparency. There are many post out there about it, but none of them helped in my case, it seems the solution ...
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How to have a global .gitconfig for 2 or more git repos?

This is my .gitconfig as it stands now :- $ cat .gitconfig [user] name = Shirish Agarwal email = shirishagxyz@gmail.com [credential] helper = cache --timeout=3600 This is in - $ pwd ...
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How best to enable end-user configuration of wifi or Ethernet on embedded device?

I'm building a device that includes an embedded Linux computer and I need to allow the device user to (easily) configure the device to connect to their wired or wireless network. I know there are ...
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User-dependent packages/files in /lib

I have setup a 2-seat computer. I start one X11 server using the computer's onboard graphics card (intel) and another in the dedicated one (nvidia). Everything runs fine, except opengl. Currently, ...
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nginx/HHVM 404, fixed replacing $document_root with absolute path, but redirect adds path to URL

I've had the same issue as described in this question, and the solution of replacing $document_root with it's absolute path worked until redirects added the absolute path to the URL, as in: EXPECTED ...
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How to use option from manual for netflow?

I'm new to Linux. I want to filter the netflow records by engine_id, I have tried nfdump -r <FILE> engine_id 10 and nfdump -r <FILE> -s engine_id 10 But, it is not working. What do ...
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How to revert list of email by date using mutt?

I use the office365 mutt config connect my Microsoft Office 365 email account, and that works fine. One issue I am having is that I want to reverse the email view so that I see the most recent ones ...
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Bluetooth Visibility Crashes UI on Linux Mint

I'm running a Lenovo laptop. I have had driver problems for a while now, and am planning to perform a re-install of Linux Mint when I have the time and I can make sure that it won't interfere with my ...
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how to update postgres.conf path after relocating it from data directory

I'm installing a Postgresql-9.4 HA environment in RHEL 7, when I initialize postgres db - it creates a data directory and within the data directory goes postgresql.conf & pg_hba.conf files. Here, ...
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where does brasero keep its settings

Where does brasero keeps it settings. I looked at .gnome , .gnome2 , .gnome2_private and .config . In .config I did get some brasero settings, I removed them and started brasero again but still the ...
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Is there a nice packaging tool for configuration packages?

I use packages to configure my system. Each package depends on the application packages that it configures, and contains the configuration files. (The repository lives at ...
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How is Numix-Fluxbox style setting the font?

I have installed this Numix Fluxbox style. Installation is done just by copying the Numix folder into /usr/share/fluxbox/styles folder. The font is Monospace Regular. The Fluxbox-style affects the ...
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How to set multicast in /etc/network/interfaces?

The following /etc/network/interfaces file brings up the dummy0 interface automatically at startup (or using the ifup command), but without multicast. What is the proper way to enable multicast in ...
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How to retrieve full article with newsbeuter

When using newsbeuter to retrieve RSS feeds, some articles are not shown in full but instead contain a link (e.g. 'Continue reading') to the original web page. I understand that this is due to the ...
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How do I get a graphic display of my current KDE 5 configuration to help send a report?

How do I get a graphic display of my current KDE 5 configuration to help send a report? One with a graphic display which allows me to copy a text report for mailing will be fine.
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Remote queue-like auditing service (“append-only pastebin”)

I am looking for an existing service / tool which would support the following in a UNIX-like shell environment: append-only writes, with writes guaranteed to be persistent for some well-specified ...
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Is there any file I can edit to change the keybindings of Enlightenment 19?

I would like to edit the keyboard shortcuts used by the Enlightenment window manager and I would like to do so textually by editing some text/XML file. Sort of like how I edit ...