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Will copying everytime from windows efi partition to my new efi partition work? And how to configure my loader conf's

During my arch install, I didn't like the windows 10 efi partition being so small. So I created a new one and moved everything over and deleted it and set the boot flag. I am at the end of the arch ...
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Why my running results are different with the same input files when in csh and ksh settings?

Same machine, same input files, same executable. Two user accounts. One set environment variable using csh, the other uses ksh. The running results are different! Don't know what happened. Please ...
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Problems / Issues with Importing osm-file inside Nominatim

Getting the following error while importing OSM data during the installation of Nominatim on Centos 6.6 cPanel server: ./utils/setup.php --osm-file india-latest.osm.pbf --all --osm2pgsql-cache 18000 ...
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Installing a program? [on hold]

I use Linux Mint 17 and I want to install a weather software called "wview" (http://www.wviewweather.com), and I've gone through every manual I could find and the explanations are all the same to me. ...
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How to Move Specific files with specific date stamp from one folder to another in Linux bash

I have this bucket name in s3 event-s-event in this bucket I have millions of files and uploading in it after every hour. Lets suppose I have these files with some names like ** ...
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How to join a debian machine to Windows Active Directory?

I am a newbie in Linux, I have tried and googled a lot could not find any easy solution about how to add Debian machine to Windows Active directory domain, I would highly appreciate if someone help me ...
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Directory traversal cache eviction despite having plenty of memory?

I have a huge Mercurial repository (take a guess how many directories it has -- it's gonna be more than you guessed). The time taken to do basic repository operations is heavily dependent on whether ...
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dosfsck of pendrive taking too long

I have started running sudo dosfsck -a in a 512 GB flash drive and it's already been running for almost 2 days. Is this at all normal? This is happening in a relatively new i5 laptop. I am running ...
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Routing only VM traffic through VPN

I'm stuck on a problem and would like some help if possible :-) My goal is to make my VM going through my VPN connection and my HOST through the standard gateway. Configuration : VM (192.168.100.1) ...
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/dev/random and /dev/urandom give out pseudo-random data?

If you remember, one of these devices gives out pseudo-random data and the other real random data depending on your actions on the machine, and I saw this myself. So one is working very slowly, ...
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Same salt/hash value in /etc/shadow

Looking in /etc/shadow, I can see several users that have the exact same salt and hash value (and thus password). How could the system end up like this? Does this mean the password was not ...
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Redirect console output in sed in background process don't give back hand

I'm using sed to add the date at the beginning of every lines given by a command (which use vlc and never stops...). I found this way on another stackexchange post and that works as expected. command ...
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Linux Userspace PCI driver options? (uio_pci_generic)

I have a Xilinx FPGA PCIe end-point on the PCI Bus. Linux picks up the device just fine and everything in lspci looks perfect. My question is about PCI access options from user-space and what would ...
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Network access behaviour problem

I have Debian Wheezy 64 bit installed on my PC. The problem is that in some situations I can only ping localhost and 127.0.0.1 and don't have access to outside world. And in other cases I can ping ...
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How to passively capture from Unix domain sockets (AF_UNIX socket monitoring)?

TCP/IP and UDP captures can be made using tcpdump/dumpcap and produces a pcap/pcapng file which can be fed to Wireshark for further analysis. Does a similar tool exist for named Unix domain sockets? ...
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How to forcibly update a file if left unchanged after 55 minutes? [on hold]

I need a log file to be updated if it has been left unchanged during 55 minutes. For example, say it is now 19:00 and IOstatDisk2.log hasn't changed since 18:00: solaris1a:/var/tmp ROOT # ls -ltr ...
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Will a usb key have the same name everytime I mount it?

I have a usb key which will be used to save data on it daily, via a bash script. I managed to mount it for a specific user to be able to write folders in it using the command mount /dev/sdc1 ...
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Unable to boot Linux Mint due to Wi-Fi adapter

I have a Lenovo Flex 2 14D notebook with AMD A8 processor and factory installed Win 8.1 OS. Recently I dual-booted it with Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon. However the boot fails all the time. I ...
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nmon logging, rotation, and storing to database

There's two parts to this post. Capture & Logging I'd like to automatically capture nmon data every 5 minutes for 24 hours and then rotate the file. I'd assume I would need to run the command ...
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Oracle Linux 7 Network Manager [on hold]

I have Oracle Linux 7 and would like to create a server with a static IP address. Then I would like to create it as a template with vCenter and clone it to make a cluster of virtual machines, each ...
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Repositories of Linux Mint, Ubuntu, Debian

This was bugging me for really long time, but I was quite ashamed to ask, as this looks like most basic question about Linux. Linux Mint builds on top of Ubuntu and Ubuntu on top of Debian (I know ...
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How to handle a key which is not detected by ACPI [duplicate]

I have the Asus R556LB laptop. Some functional keys (e.g. the ones for brightness regulation) did not work out of the box, so I visited this page. Unfortunately, the keys I wanted to work are not ...
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Linux Device Drivers 4th edition [on hold]

There is an information that Linux Device Drivers 4th edition is available for preorder. However, I've failed to find table of contents or any specific information. Does anybody know will open ...
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IPC or command line? [migrated]

I'm creating a nodejs program that need to use some unix command. I have two choices either execute them using exec('command ...') which just execute the command with the given arguments. Or through ...
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Installing a bootloader on a mac

Due to a somewhat odd requirement for a particular linux installation, with a particular software suite, I found it best to use ddrescue to populate the harddrive with the partitions and their data. ...
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Linux Mint 17.2 installation

I'd like to install Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela (the newest) alongside with Windows 10 on a partition size of 100GB. Could someone tell me exactly how to create installation partitions for Linux( I mean ...
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How can writing speed equal to reading's over nbd and ram disk

My testing is under two nodes whose communication is over nbd,and each node uses ram disk as local storage.The result is that reading speed can reach the bandwidth 6GB/s,while writing speed is only ...
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Disable laptop keyboard to only use USB keyboard

I need to disable my laptop's keyboard so that keyboard can only be used via USB. I am not using X, I am on the Linux console. The solution should be able to start as early in the boot process as ...
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No wireless interface detected in Linux - Odroid

I can see the wifi on my Linux but no wireless interface is detected with iwconfig. I don't understand why. Has someone already met this problem ? root@odroid:/home/odroid# iwconfig wlan0 no ...
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Recording shell output for interactive commands

While looking into a shell redirection problem, I found a couple of answers that pointed me to the script command. As I understand it, script just records in- and output of the terminal, and allows me ...
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Copying files from a VFAT32 formatted disk into Linux

I was curios to know what happens when I copy files from a VFAT32 formatted disk ( formatted under Windows system ) into the Linux system. Does the files which are copied in the linux system ...
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What is Linux native debugging symbols format?

GCC documentation says that the -g option produces debugging information in the operating system's native format (stabs, COFF, XCOFF, or DWARF 2). So, what is Linux native debugging symbols format? ...
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FTP not happening on RHEL 6 Server configured using a Vm Player 11

I am not able to ftp to the server server from a client. I am using my base machine as Ubuntu 14.04 . Below is the ifconfig output:- raghav@raghav-HP-15-Notebook-PC:~$ ifconfig eth0 Link ...
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How to format 720k FAT (ie: MS-DOS) floppy on Linux using USB floppy drive

I have a USB 3.5" floppy drive connected to my Linux box. I've verified that it is /dev/sdh on my Linux box, and I can read Linux-formatted floppies from it. (I had an old ext2 floppy lying around.) ...
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Help me to find my speakers and headphone paths (name of PCM device)

I am really confused trying to get my speakers and headphone device PCM names like a "hw:x,x" or something like that; cat /proc/asound/devices 2: [ 0] : control 3: [ 0- 0]: digital audio ...
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Anyone get diablo lod to work yet/' [on hold]

looking for friendly answer on how run d2 on my linux chrombeook acer intel, and of course my mac. any generous answers will be will met.
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Runnig python script, error appears

https://github.com/g-oikonomou/sensniff/blob/master/host/sensniff.py The link above refers to a python script that is to be ran on Ubuntu. When I run the script, the following error appears on the ...
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Create authentication when someone acces httpd in centOs

I have CentOs 6.6, What I want is: When someone access the var/www/html on his browser, I want a authentication bar to pop up and fill in his username and password. this is because I want httpd over ...
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Unix Signal - Run the other commands when the process is being kill [on hold]

Im having some problems running some commands after the process is being kill by the application. In my application I'm stopping the server and the process is being kill. At first I thought the nohup ...
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Encrypt existing disk with LUKS?

I have get informed on how prepare a LUKS system & partitions, giving a key/passphrase, etc. But for a new fresh install of linux. How to encrypt an already installed/configured linux system ? ...
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Preparation for Linux interview [on hold]

This is not an usual question but I have a very important technical interview for a higher level Linux support in 3 days. On this job I will have to install and offer support for SAP servers and I ...
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One column into two

I have a file that is one column, and I need to split it into two. Have tried column command and doesn't seem to work: 123-zyx 234-yxw 345-xwv 456-wvu 567-vut 678-uts
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Chroot Users to /opt and subdirectories [duplicate]

I'll make this short and hopefully I make sense. Im trying to give a user ssh access, but, he/she must only be able to access /opt and the few subdirectories that live under it. However, here's ...
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grep also returning non matching lines

I'm trying to grep the output of strings and only find lines that start with a certain number of = chars. I tried strings data.txt | grep ^=* Sample output: 1~{, WX2 };K,< ========== ...
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How to deny access for virtual directories in .htaccess for all IP, and accep for 1 IP?

When you need to deny access to folder for all IP you should to put .htaccess in this folder, which must contein: Order Deny,Allow Deny from all Allow from 1.1.1.1 You can do it in virtual hosts ...
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The Deny the permission of mounting any drives to a user

I'm using Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon. There are multiple partitions on /dev/sda. /dev/sda1 is where the system resides, /dev/sda2, ..., /dev/sdaX are NTFS partitions. There are two users admin and ...
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bash expanding to same value instead of line by line value in sed command

I have a file containing numbers in it say numbers.txt as follows. 9374541632553 51243747879841 32030098896914 84654557358238 11000656847765 I want to convert it to the following format. ...
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gnome 3.x - how to make static workspaces and use numpad for navigating them

I have decided to try out gnome 3.x for a while, as I have been using unity for the most part. But I have become accustomed to the 2d grid workspaces in unity, and I can only think of one way I can ...
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how to go mouseless [on hold]

I would like to improve my efficiency. I recall seeing some tool to use gui applications on linux with the keyboard, but I do not recall much else about it! Please advise how I can go mouseless(for ...
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Installation guide for IBM Lotus notes 9.0 [on hold]

can someone help me in installing IBM Lotus notes 9.0.