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Exporting a Variable from bash script does not work, does work if I change the variable to any other name

This is the strangest behaviour I have ever seen. I know you might be shocked to see the below explaination but yes this is happening. I'm trying to export a variable name which is LON_GEMINI_BOX ...
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Autocomplete in browsers doesn't work on Linux

I have several websites which use autocomplete in their forms. For example, after logging in to an invoicing website I can type in the client field several letters (3-5) and then the box with list of ...
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Determine which network interface to use based on target IP

Say I have two network interfaces, eth1 and eth2, both of them connected to a different ISP. How can I instruct linux to use eth1 for all traffic to the IP 111.222.111.222 while eth2 is used for all ...
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How can I configure the serial port under debian 8.3 on HB Server?

If there is no Monitor I can access via the serial RS-232 port on Debian/GNU/Linux 8.3! How can I configure the serial port under Debian 8.3. It should be possible already during the boot from Debian ...
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How can i retrieve the following attributes in linux? [on hold]

Reads (transfers per second ) between system memory and user memory writes (transfers per second) between system memory and user memory Number of system calls of all types per second Number of ...
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USB ports do not wake up from suspend to RAM

I have an AMD Athlon 5350 (desktop, not a notebook) and recently upgraded from openSUSE 13.2 to Tumbleweed (openSUSE's rolling release). After that I gave suspend to RAM another try after it had just ...
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What is the purpose of the grub command line

In the grub bootloader if you press esc it will take you to a command line interface that looks like grub> _ What is this promt used for? It doesn't look like it's connected to Linux. Is it a ...
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Linux Mint + FriendlyARM 2440: Cannot install and execute cross-compiler and toolschain (arm-linux-gcc-4.4.3.tar.gz)

I am new to learning Linux. I have installed Linux Mint 17 on my 32-bit laptop and bought a FriendlyARM Mini2440 development board to do some basic programming and learn concepts of Linux. However, i ...
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Top panel locked - can't add/remove from the panel

I'm using gnome 3.18 and I'm unable to add/remove items to the top panel. In previous versions I was able to ALT+Right click on the panel to bring up a menu of options. I've tried Super (winkey) + ...
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Please Help creating a script using if else condition [on hold]

Anyone can help me? I have 4 file, File1, File2, File3, File4 ex. File1 File2 File3 File4 10101 10101 10216 MB16 10304 10203 var=$(cat File1.csv) var2=$(cat File2.csv) var3=$(cat File2.csv) ...
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Mouse and Keyboard not working in Linux Ubuntu 15.04/15.10 after update

yesterday i installed some updates with the automatic ubuntu updater and shutdown my pc after that. now i try to reboot and i now have the problem that my mouse and keyboard aren't recognized (not ...
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Installing Debian on Surface pro 4 [on hold]

I would like to purchase a Surface Pro 4 tablet for my wife but will avoid it if I cannot properly install Debian Linux as a secondary operating system. I have not been successful so far in getting an ...
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Create Shortcut to VMware

How would I create a shortcut to VMWare player on CentOS 7 desktop? A lot of people say it's not possible to create shortcuts on Gnome 3, I have seen it working with a special file, but i'm not sure ...
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Monitoring Linux Machines [on hold]

I have a couple Linux machines and VMs at home that I am wanting to monitor. Basically, what I would like to do is setup a web page that display's information such as CPU/RAM usage, Uptime, IP Address ...
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Adding folder name to .zip files inside it

I have file1.zip, file2.zip, etc. in folder called folder1. have similar folders folder2, folder3, etc. I need to add folder name to each .zip file inside these folders. So, files inside folder1 ...
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Which linux distro is more suitable for me [on hold]

I am new in Linux environment. I am currently using the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but it's not running as i expected, because my PC don't have high configuration. Here's my system configuration Memory : 2.9 ...
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How do I specify an alternative bridge interface (not br0) when using qemu-bridge-helper

By following the instructions found at http://wiki.qemu.org/Features/HelperNetworking I can configure qemu with qemu-bridge-helper, however, I can't figure out how to pass a bridging interface option ...
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How to check if 'Per-node memory binding' is supported in any libvirt version?

I am using kvm and getting an error: unsupported configuration: Per-node memory binding is not supported with this QEMU I have the #virsh version: Compiled against library: libvirt 1.2.9 Using ...
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Two node cluster pacemaker setup error (http error : 500) [on hold]

[root@node01 ~]# pcs cluster auth node01 node02 Username: hacluster password: node01: Already authorized node02: Already authorized (same password) [root@node01 ~]# pcs cluster setup --name mycluster ...
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CPU frequency won't go beyond 800MHz on my Dell XPS 13 with ivybridge

I cannot go beyond 800MHz on my Dell XPS 13 Ivybridge CPU. $ cpupower frequency-info analyzing CPU 0: driver: intel_pstate CPUs which run at the same hardware frequency: 0 CPUs which need to ...
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Installing Linux on MacBook Air

I've wanted to switch over from OS X to Linux as my main OS for some time now, but I have a few questions that I would prefer to be answered before I try. Please excuse my general lack of knowledge ...
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Raster font in Linux terminal

Is there anyway to get the command prompt font (raster font) into the linux terminal. I would really like to know how to because I just really like this font. Thanks
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Cannot install D-Link wireless Range Booster N usb on kali linux VMWARE

I have a D-Link Range Booster and tried to use it with KALI in vmware. I have it installed on my Physical Windows machine then when I use it with kali it doesn't detect it. This is the vmware sign ...
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restore open programs across reboot/restart in mint?

When I used to turn off my windows machine(8.1) all my programs would automatically save before shutdown and open again when the OS restarted. Is there a way to do this in mint?
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Secure and free cloud storage options for integration with Linux

Copy.com used to be a good option for secure, free, and plenty of storage (15GB+), as well as Linux integration. But this service will be shutting down soon. What are alternative options? Dropbox is ...
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Kali Linux Rolling doesn't boot, freezes after login

I have recently installed Kali Linux Rolling from my usb. Everything went fine and I have booted into it once and it worked well. But when I booted into my mac partition and then tried to boot back ...
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Grub unknown filesystem [duplicate]

I accidentally deleted my Linux partition and the next error message appears when I boot: error unknown filesystem grub rescue. I can't even boot Windows from CD or Linux from usb.
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what is the meaning of “-m state --state RELATED,ESTABLISHED”? [duplicate]

I found this rules on iptables -A INPUT -m state --state RELATED,ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT what is the meaning of -m state --state RELATED,ESTABLISHED ? and why without this rule ,I can not ping ...
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GDiskDump or DD to show partition names? [duplicate]

I have partition names like Data-HD, Yhteinen and W10. I do have lots of other partitions, but I want a little more assurance I am copying a right partition to a correct destination. I am quite ...
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Help in building Yocto(open embedded) projects using cluster computing in Linux

I need to reduce project build time in Yocto (open embedded) in Linux platform. So I decided to cluster computers for the best performance for compilation and building. My question: Is there any MPI ...
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Process scheduling data on linux

I am doing a project on OS and require the process scheduling data for an operating system. The data has to include the list of all processes in short-term-scheduler and long-term-scheduler along with ...
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How connected are kernel modules to kernel version?

I'm wondering how custom ROMs port new versions of Android (particularly the Linux kernel) to old phones. As I understand, Linux allows closed source kernel modules. If so, then when the phone ...
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Need help in data arrangement

Could you please help me to sort this out, I have data which i would like get output in below format using shell/perl script. Data: Virtual Machine Test status Running. Assigned Server ...
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apply proper security labels during filesystem restore

When restoring a filesystem on a separate system (i.e., possibly a different system than the one where the filesystem was originally mounted and in use), I would like to apply the correct security ...
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Using Screens with a PHP Script

I found an external developer to make me a PHP script to 'snipe' Mineraft usernames. In order for it to operate, I have to start the script from the command line using this: php -f sniper.php > ...
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Kali Linux hotspot settings

I am running Kali Linux Rolling and I have found out that I am able to turn my machine into a hot spot when I plug in my ethernet cable and go to network settings etc. When I turn on the hot spot ...
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Downgrading from 14.04LTS to 12.04LTS

I was using ubuntu 12.04 and upgraded to 14.04 32-bit system. I don't like the 14.04 because it's not very stable. How can I downgrade back to 12.04LTS?
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How to set password expiration to infinite in shadow file?

I was reading more about how passwords are stored on linux and came across the number of days until password must be changed. The article I was reading says The number of days after which password ...
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How to boot linux without any prompts? [on hold]

When I boot my linux computer it prompts me to notify me that I have usb devices connected. I have to press a key for it to finish booting. Is there a way to bypass this so that the computer will ...
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Stop /sbin/agetty and log out the session

I start agetty using /sbin/agetty 115200 /dev/ttyS2 vt220 to provide console access through my port ttyS2. From the other computer, I can create a connection, and upon opening, I am prompted with ...
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Why shouldn't we edit grub.cfg for grub2

If you cat /boot/grub2/grub.cfg, you get the big block of text telling you DO NOT MANUALLY EDIT THIS FILE, indicating that you should instead edit files in /etc/default/ instead and then run ...
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Is there a tool to check Windows MSI's Digital Signatures Hash for Linux?

I would like to automate the signature check for MSI's in a linux box, is there a tool that can help me achieve this?
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Clone Linux fedora using Clonezilla

Actually this is the first time for me with Clonezilla, and I`m not system administrator. I have on my machine (Win7 & Fedora22 workstation). Fedora each time run shows to me partition size ...
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Scheduler for a system call in linux to execute some event

I am thinking about a use case. I want a script that will start up my Linux system, open a particular website and then shut down automatically. Is it possible to create a scheduler for my system? As ...
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CentOS 7 grub option is missing after upgrading windows 8 to 10

My system was dual booted with CentOS 7 and Windows 8, after upgrading from Windows 8 to latest Windows 10 progrub is over written by Windows MBR. How do I reinstall grub on my system.
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How do I find an application that's already installed on Knoppix?

I have created a bootable USB drive with Knoppix. It works fine, but I was specifically looking for chntpw and a tool to wipe a HDD. This question is about where to find a package (chntpw) that ...
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How to “track” newly created processes?

I know that with ps I can see the list or tree of the current processes running in the system. But what I want to achieve is to "follow" the new processes that are created when using the computer. As ...
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avahi-daemon withdraws IP address from my network interface

I am running an Arch Linux server in my local network. It has avahi-daemon running on it to advertise some services (like a print server). It has happened for the second time now that my server was ...
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Exiting GUI Linux Mint

I need to install nVidia driver in Mint 17.3 Cinnamon. I tried Crtl+Alt+F1, but the only thing I get on screen is black screen. I've installed Mint on external HDD (USB3, SATA2, 5400 rpm). Is this a ...
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Taking and restoring an image of partition with dd

I created a new partition on my server /dev/sda4 with a filesystem based on ext3. I mounted the new partition /dev/sda4 on /mnt/sda4/ and created an image with dd of the partition /dev/sda3. sda3 is ...