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

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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 ...
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How do I change the configuration settings for xrdp?

I am working on a raspberry pi, we are having some network failure issues and we believe that the cause is too many remote desktop connections from multiple computers. We are using the rdp protocal ...
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How do I increase the maximum swap space on Mac OS X?

On Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.5, when I try to run a calculation that needs to allocate and use 128 GB of memory (it is a command line program written in C), the kernel kills my process with extreme ...
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Restoring VG configuration from recovered drive

Had to reinstall CentOS on a server with three RAID 1 arrays. I installed the OS on sda (300g), and left sdb and sdc alone (they were not formatted or otherwise fiddled with). The OS is up but ...
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Are configuration files usually sensitive to trailing whitespace

I was trying to configure LightDM. It appears that lightdm.conf is sensitive to trailing spaces. I found that I get different behavior with greeter-hide-users=true and greeter-hide-users=true ...
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I have error in postgresql service

Today I would like to test my metasploit. So, first I run service postgresql start, so here problems: root@localhost:/# service postgresql start [....] Starting PostgreSQL 9.1 database server: main ...
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CentOS - SSH - File That Change Iunput Setup

I use CentOS 7 and I need to change the file that delivers the SSH configuration /etc/ssh/sshd_config to /etc/ssh/sshd_config_other. This demand was due to a security automation that always ...
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leafpad: Set a default encoding

Is there a more elegant way to set UTF-8 as the default encoding for leafpad? Because there is no configuration file, I have to rely on leafpad --codeset=UTF-8 %f as a command run by a launcher or an ...
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Where does cups store its configuration?

I want to do a backup of my cups configuration to transfer it to a new system. But where does cups actually store the printer settings? I've watched /etc/cups/ but the only thing that happened when ...
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How to configure which user fcgiwrap runs as on FreeBSD?

I have Redmine/Git/nginx/fcgiwrap running in a jail on FreeBSD 9.3 for (potentially) authenticated Git commits over HTTP/S. Everything works until I restart the jail. In order for a commit to work I ...
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Freeradius: No reply message for Failed Authentications

I have configured freeradius on RHEL 6.5 server for MAC based authentications and for this, I've followed this guide. According to the mentioned guide, I have created authorized_macs file for the ...
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Unexpected Match behavior in sshd_config

I'm trying to configure the following restrictions in my sshd_config: Users with local IP addresses face no restrictions Users with non-local IP addresses, who are in the sftp group, are allowed to ...
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automating CentOS 7 configuration using shell scripts

I notice I spend a lot of time using tutorials to manually configure a CentOS 7 server. How can I convert the manual steps from a tutorial into an automated shell script that can be used to configure ...
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How to disable Xorg right click emulation at runtime

I have a computer (in fact, a Banana Pi Pro) with a touchscreen which I have configured to emulate the right click via xorg.conf: Section "InputClass" Identifier "Touchscreen" Option ...
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Freeradius server for multiple vendor network

We have been using network switches from Enterasys and for logging in to these switches, with AD credentials, we have setup a freeradius server on RHEL 6.5 server, that is working absolutely fine. ...
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Is there a tutorial to set up a shared hosting server?

I can't find a tutorial on how to set up a shared hosting server. The part that I'm missing is the way privileges are set for the webmasters so that they don't see each others directories. ...
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Cannot find HDF5 header files when installing h4toh5 in debian system

when trying to install h4toh5 in a debian system, when configuring using: ./configure CC=/usr/bin/h4cc --with-hdf5=/usr/include/hdf5/serial I am having errors like below checking for ...
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A way to keep dotfiles and configuration with ssh

I'm using vim, tmux and zsh. I love those tools. I spent a lot of time to configure those tools, particularly Vim. In my day-to-day job, I have to access a lot remote machines. I use ssh to be ...
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Why are certain naming conventions so inconsistent in Linux? [closed]

It seems like the general pool of logging, changelog, readme, and config files in Linux is very inconsistently named. It always makes me wonder, why didn't *nix devs decide on a common file name ...
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CentOS Apache Configuration

In the last couple days I have been setting up a Rackspace CentOS-based webserver which I took over from another developer. Amongst other things, I noticed that in the httpd directory, there were two ...
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Samba Error NT_STATUS_HOST_UNREACHABLE on any other node yet not on host

host IP config: # netstat -nat | grep LISTEN tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:445 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:3306 0.0.0.0:* ...
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Setting Alsa to output 44.1kHz

I would like Alsa to output everything at 44.1kHz (by default it looks like it's using 48kHz). I understand that the correct option would be something like: defaults.pcm.dmix.rate 44100 But where ...
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How to reset $PATH on CentOS 6.5

I had a server restart and since then I am no longer able to run any commands under SSH. Any command will just return something like: -bash: ls: command not found I realize my $PATH must have been ...
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Change hostname on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware

I want to update the hostname for one of my VMware virtual machines running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware . I tried changing the hostname using YaST but after reboot the old name ...
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Kernel config diffs - better way to maintain

I maintain one Linux distro (LEAF) with multiple kernel targets, so it needs to have multiple kernel configs (one reference config + usual patch files for other targets). But this adds headache on ...
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Display full settings of sshd

The OpenSSH daemon has many "default" values for its settings. So looking at the sshd_config might not give someone the complete set of active settings. How to display the full sshd configuration ...
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How Do I Install Themes In Cinnamon?

I downloaded a couple of themes for Cinnamon but I don't know how to install them. The website I went to said: To install a theme: Download it and decompress it in ~/.themes. I type ~/.themes ...
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What is the perfect combination of Environment Variables for Tomcat? [closed]

I hosted one application UI in apache-tomcat server. I had set environment variables in bin/setenv.sh file as: CATALINA_OPTS="-server -Xms256m -Xmx512m -XX:PermSize=512m -XX:MaxPermSize=1024m Every ...
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Edit tilda config files while running tilda

I like adapting the style of my terminal depending on what I am doing inside. Using tilda, I am therefore looking for a way to dynamically change the cursor shape, say, with a command line. I know ...
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Syntax of GTK applications' configuration files in ~/.config

I often find myself in trouble when I try to edit configuration files from the ~/.config/ folder. I expect any change I make to them to be effective, at least after restarting the application or ...
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Linux kernel build : shouldn't make <manufacturername>defconfig yield the same .config file?

I'm building a cross compiled 3.2.15 kernel for a Marvell Armada 370 system. The vendor's default config file for this is armada_370_v7up_defconfig. So when I perform a make ...
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Kali 1.3 - Installing Parallel Tools

I am running Kali 1.1 on Parallels 9 for Mac and am having some irritating issues. Firstly, the WiFi doesn't work (normal for use within a virtual machine, but also isn't working with my external ...
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How to confirm CONFIG setting made with make menuconfig?

I poke around make menuconfig select this, deselect that. Rebuild a linux kernel and boot up with it. How can I confirm the selection(s) I made via menuconfig exist after booting? lsmod?
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OracleSolaris 11.2 - setting MANPATH variable

What is the right way to extend MANPATH in Solaris? Currently it is empty for a user session, so I get to do it manually in $HOME/.bash_profile: ...