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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

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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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 ...
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Can't set correct permissions on share mapping

Im trying to setup a samba share. I want the share to have access rights rwxrwsrws so that everyone can red and write to it. The folder shared on the server where the share resides is sat by chmod ...
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Memory allocation [on hold]

you will implement a memory allocator for the heap of a user-level process. You will build your own version of malloc() and free(). Memory allocators have two distinct tasks. First, the memory ...
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lsusb can't detect pickit2

I have installed Arch Linux (i686) every thins works fine but when I try ti plug the PicKit2 (Programmer for PIC MCUs) and run lsusb it doesn't shown in the list I tryed it on Win7 machine and works ...
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forever stop not working in shell script [on hold]

I have a server in node.js that I must restart every 1 hour. So I created a server.sh file and put this: forever stopall forever start /var/www/server/server.js I tried this as well forever stop ...
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Open Unix/Linux Server via web browser? [on hold]

I want to open my Unix/Linux Server via web browser, then it should automatically redirect to putty session Just a fake GUI to make user fool. Any help would be great. Thanks !
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Error starting Eclipse on Centos 6 (JVM terminated. Exit code=13)

After extract eclipse-jee-mars-1-linux-gtk.tar.gz and running eclipse I am getting following error. I have installed Oracle JDK. What would be the error and solution ? Java version [root@hithertech ...
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QCad successfully installed but will not launch

I installed QCad on Crunchbang Linux, Waldorf using synaptic. Now when I check in terminal, it is installed $ sudo apt-get install qcad Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Where does the find command look first if there are directories with the same name?

Suppose I have two different directories with the same folder names: /usr/myDir/ and /home/myDir/ If I run a command such as: cd $(find / -type d -name myDir) it navigates to /usr/myDir. Why is ...
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Linux firmware issues between kernel versions?

I'm running kernel 3.13 with r8169 driver. I rebooted (not shutdown) into a 3.19 kernel with r8169. My network stopped working. I powered off my system with shutdown, waited 60 sec, and flipped the ...
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Why does the cd command handle STDIN different than other commands?

Commands like cd cannot have output piped to them in order to change directories--they require command-line arguments. Why does the cd command (and those similar to it, such as mv, cp, & rm) not ...
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$PATH variable for CRON in OpenSuse

I have a script written which works perfect on terminal however gives error when called through crontab. It took me a while that the problem is with the cron environment not my script. so I tried ...
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I have no local IP on my CentOS 7.1 dedicated server

problem I've installed net tools and whenever I run ifconfig -a I come up with 2 network interfaces. Here is an example. [root@81756 /]# ifconfig -a eno1: ...
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USB flash drive formatted as “Linux Live CD” keeps the CD-ROM name after re-partitioning

I have an USB flash drive that I formerly used as installation medium for Linux Fedora. The stick still has the "Fedora Live USB" installation files on it. When I insert it into my olde laptoppe, it ...
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How do I setup MAC spoofing in Fedora?

I would like to setup MAC spoofing in Fedora, similar do what Tails does to their Debian. Any idea how? Thanks
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Why does my nfs mount always changes to be owned by root after mounting?

I have a mount point for my nfs share: drwxrwxrwx 2 patryk patryk 4.0K Feb 4 16:23 nfs_share after I mount it I get $ sudo mount -t nfs 10.9.XXX.XXX:/root/src /home/patryk/nfs_share -o ...
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Service in RHEL server stops working after a while

I have a RHEL 6 server running with several services (I mean, I have made the server scripts and the programs they run). I have a problem with two of them. I will try to explain the problem and then ...
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Statistics of System usage time (time of day, day of week)

I once found a tool that printed a huge amount of statistics about the time of day and day of week of computer usage when invoked. Unfortunately I don't remember the name neither did Google reveal it ...
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Do ZFS zvols on Linux use the arc cache ?

Is the ZFS arc cache used when doing an open() on a zvol device, or only when accessing ZFS datasets ?
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disable USB on lockscreen [on hold]

Hi we are hoping to do a research on how to block USB devices on lock screen in Linux GNOME environment. Any ideas on how to get started would be greatly appreciated. Any tutorials, links or basically ...
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sqoop from MS SQL 2000

I have this sqoop problem with MS SQL server 2000 on my Cloudera setup, I tried to use jtds 1.3.1 to list the database it gave me the following error, not sure if anyone has experienced before: ...
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Linux + capture only the IP's from mount command

please advise how I can to print only the list of the IP's ( in the end of the lines ) , from mount output mount netapp64:/lunggg/OracleTeam/OracleCDs on /oracds type nfs ...
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How to change the Home directory of the currently logged In user

I am currently logged in into a CentOS server and I would like to change my home directory from /home/myuserName/ to /var/www/html/ I tried the below command : > sudo usermod -d /var/www/html ...
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Something confusing about “su -” and “su” [duplicate]

I am studying the Linux command line. But the book which I'm reading says that su -l(-) username is starting a new shell session and loading the environment of the user I want to change to, but su ...
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what are High level , mid level and low level driver? [on hold]

How can we decide whether the application is suitable for high level, low level and mid level driver ? which one we used to prefer while developing any applications.