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Zpanel Not Showing Anything in Admin Screen / Reinstall / Repair Required

I was trying to update zpanel repository so ran few commands including zppy update zppy update zgodx and after that my zpanel admin area shows nothing , it's empty, no modules show, if I try to ...
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What does the output of ls -l mean? [duplicate]

I'm wondering, what this particular entry of the output of ls -l means. Could someone please explain the meaning of the fields? -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 920788 Mar 28 2013 bash
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displaying output in a single line

How to display output in a sinlge line. My code is: echo "total directories:" && find $DIR -type d | wc -l echo "total files:" && find $DIR -type f | wc -l output displays as ...
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A mini iso for a (Ubuntu LINUX) install w/ wifi support - A base system CLI - ONLY

Just as it says in the title I need a mini iso that i can put on a USB or CD (both) that will let me install a CLI with the regular needed packages that that system needs and nothing else plus the ...
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Loop for snmpwalk in bash

I have an issue in my output using snmpwalk so i'm trying in this script: var=`snmpwalk -v2c -c private ${ip} .1.1.1.6` echo "${hostname}=>${var}" to have this output: R1=>Gauge32: 240 ...
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Linux Page Cache - Deleting a page from the page cache in kernel [on hold]

My question is an extension of this one http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4933589/how-to-manipulate-page-cache-in-linux I was trying to do a small project that aims to limit the size of page cache ...
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RAID5 Configuration with Network Block Device [on hold]

I want to implement the network block device in RHEL6 and the block device i configure it is Raid5. help me how i configure Raid5 with network block device and guide me about port number of network ...
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Dependency Resulotion Source packages

Heading I want to configure nbd-3.10.tar.gz package in red hat enterprise Linux. first i unpacked this source package and successfully untar it and perform ./configure and finally it show me this ...
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Apache giving me 403 on Virtual Host

I have been trying to get to grips with Apache in CentOS 7. I have set up two virtual hosts and created basic index.html pages as follows: /var/www/domainA/public_html/index.html ...
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GNOME 3: bottom panel window order

I have centos 7.1. At bottom panel opened windows (running applications) are represented (ex: openoffice, thunrderbird, terminal). Question one - How can I change the order of these opened windows ...
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Memory layout of dynamic loaded/linked library

when loading a shared library in Linux system, what is the memory layout of the shared library? For instance, the original memory layout is the following: +-----------+ |heap(ori) | +-----------+ ...
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Debian jessie 8 clean installation

I've installed debian jessie from net iso (~240Mb). On the last installation wizard step, i've unchecked all checkboxes (no kde, web, mysql, and system utilities also). Well right after that "apt-get ...
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Debian 8 Jessie, kernel panic on shutdown

I have my Asus M5A99FX (with AMD FX6300 6-core processor and 16GB of memory) loaded with Debian Jessie and KDE. Everything seems to be working fine until I shut down the system. I click the shutdown ...
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Changing hostname reboot reverts back to original

So, What I'm trying to do is simply change the hostname permanently. I can update the hostname but when a reboot is issued the original hostname is used! I'm aware there is a file hostname located ...
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How to Login to HPUX VM from HPUX Host machine?

I installed a VM in HP Unix machine, I can login via SSH. I need to login via HPUX host machine. Is there any way doing that?
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/etc/fstab - simple fstab file doesn't work, but manual mounting does

I have a simpe /etc/fstab file to mount seperate/usr and /home partitions, as well as some partitions shared with Windows. A few days ago, it appearently stopped working - a normal boot results in a ...
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linux + send wall message only to the specific user

As all know , we can send broadcast message to all users on Linux machine But how to send message only to the specific user? For example #who rodegc pts/1 2015-05-04 04:23 (10.4.72.1) ...
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How to recognize which virtual environment is being used [duplicate]

Suppose I have logged in through sshto a given Linux machine, knowing nothing about it. How can I quickly check what virtual environment (VMWare, VirtualBox, LXC, etc., if any) is currently running ...
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Set sender name in mail function

How can I set sender name and email address using mail command in shell script.
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Change external ip to be the one of a server?

I can ssh from my computer (Ubuntu 14.04) to a RedHat server. I wonder if I can browse webpages in Google Chrome or Firefox using the external IP address of the server? Running firefox on the server ...
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Can't copy or view files with hangul on HFS+

I'm trying to copy a directory of Korean and Japanese music on a Debian Jessie box. The source file system is HFS+J (Mavericks vintage) from a dead Mac, mounted with hfstools: # mount -t hfsplus -o ...
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What are the differences between sudo and the use of groups? [on hold]

I know these are tools used for improving security. But what I would like to know is what they are and how they work?
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Splitting files across multiple machines [on hold]

I work in a production support team, and we have 12 servers to ourselves that we use for breakfixing production issues. We currently have a process that we run 3 times a day, and it takes a huge ...
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How can I save all the changes made during operation with SliTaz?

How can I save all the changes made during operation with SliTaz Linux? For example, I installed a program or edited a file and I need, at my next boot, to continue working with it. How can I save it ...
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xinput map-to-output 11 VGA1

I have a problem with a monitor setup. I use two monitors 15inch and secondary 19 inch. With 15inch I also use a touchscreen. I have to map touch events to 15inch monitor with command: xinput ...
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Dental clinic management software for Linux

Is there any (preferably FLOSS) dental clinic management software for Linux? If not, is there any non-FLOSS software which could be used without any fees? Wine might be used provided the software ...
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Centos 7 - where is jfx library for openjdk8?

I have centos 7.1. And I installed openjdk8 and openjdk-devel8. However, when I tried to compile in netbeans my jfx application I get package javafx.* does not exist. After some investigation I see ...
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/sbin/init is shared object?

I know 'init' is first process that is started after the kernel is loaded, but there is an ambiguity for me. If it is a process it must have a binary executable file. However, the following shared ...
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Converting ext2 to ext4

I have a file-server with three disk's that are ext2 file-systems, is it possible to change/convert these to ext4 which have much improved characteristics, while data is on the disk's and without ...
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SSH - Command Not Found [on hold]

I am using the 1and1 unlimited hosting package (linux) which comes with ssh accesss. I am trying to install a Teamspeak3 server as outlined in the following two tutorials. ...
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Centos 7 - no network adapter

I've just installed centos 7.1 (64 GUI). During installation it showed me no network device (screen where people set languages etc) - I was suprised but continued installation. When I started centos ...
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macbuntu - is it a linux distro or a desktop or a theme? [on hold]

These might be very basic newbie questions (and if it is too basic, I would be happy to remove this post). After 25+ years of using various versions of Windows, to experiment with non-Windows OS, I ...
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Can we delete or reduce allocated space to mounted filesystem?

Can we delete or reduce allocated space on an already mounted filesystem? I have already mounted or allocated 4 Gb space for a particular filesystem, but I need to reduce the allocated space to 1 GB. ...
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Speed issue in copying files from one host to another

I have at home two centos boxes: Box A - centos 6.4. gui version Box B - centos 7.1. minimal version. They are connected to 100Mb router (both boxes have 100Mb network adapters). Box B has software ...
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Why does btrfs refuse to convert metadata to RAID1

I created a single-device btrfs filesystem. According to the btrfs wiki article on using multiple devices, I should be able to convert that to RAID1 using: btrfs balance start -dconvert=raid1 ...
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MySQL: connection refused…coudn't find mysqld.service

I am trying to install MySQL onto a Fedora 14 VM. I successfully installed it using yum install mysql mysql-server after which I tried to start it with systemctl start mysqld.service which ...
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Fail2ban, jail.conf not exist

I installed Fail2ban to my debian, but I haven't jail.conf file in /etc/fail2ban/. I have only: action.d, filter.d Where can I find jail.conf?
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xhost: unable to open display; not able to run oracle GUI runInstaller [on hold]

Getting following error during run of installation: dm01dbadm02.cdsiexa.net:oracle:/dev/shm/GGEXTR/fbo_ggs_Linux_x64_shiphome/Disk1 >ls install response runInstaller stage ...
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What does an inode for a socket contain?

I read somewhere that the inode for a TCP socket would contain the buffer space. Is that true, and if so, does it mean that the inode contains a memory address for the buffer space used by the ...
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Error while trying to connect 2 pcs in lan

I'm trying to connect two PCs in local network and am having difficulties: not that information you need, so I will put some, if I can put it need more: pc1: OS GNU/Linux Mageia pc2: OS GNU/Linux ...
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How do UDP multicast behave on Unix?

A Unix expert told me that ip-multicast uses Ethernet multicast (depends on MAC address to spread) instead of IPv4 multicast. Is this true? Does it depend on the kernel or version?
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Permanently magnify the content displayed in Firefox

I'm using Linux Mint 17.1 MATE. On of the users of the computer have troubles with eyesight and seeing very small text. I increased the DPI of the whole text in RMB > Change Desktop Background > ...
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Host linux distro without GUI?

I saw this video on Youtube: Run Kali Linux on Android The phone uses the app: Linux deploy, which uses the phone to host the distro, but there's is no GUI. The only way to connect to Kali, is by ...
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Getting Error in Dependency Resolution during installing vlc media player on centos7?

I was trying to install vlc on centos7 using yum install vlc as root user, But didn't succeed. I think previously I install wrong repository. I am getting following error. Following is only part ...
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Why is smbpasswd located in samba-client package?

[root@localhost data]# yum provides smbpasswd samba-client-4.1.12-21.el7_1.x86_64 : Samba client programs Repo : base Matched from: Filename : /usr/bin/smbpasswd [root@localhost data]# yum ...
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Linux routing and packet forwarding accross 3 subnets and 3 internet connections [on hold]

I have my trusty Linux router that has 3 NICs for 3 internet connections (Comcast, Verizon, and a T1), 1 NIC for internet facing servers, and the last NIC to connect the rest of the campus (over 300 ...
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What is an adequate backup strategy for Debian system with a simple database? [on hold]

I would like to know a suitable backup strategy for a small business running a simple database. The whole system operates from a single local computer with one internal hard disk. I have already ...
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crypto kernel module not available on Raspberry pi 2 (linux 3.18.11)

I'm trying to use dm-crypt on my Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian (debian) to open a trueCrypt volume, but i get Required kernel crypto interface not available. Ensure you have algif_skcipher kernel ...
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using text browser on linux to display proxy information [on hold]

I have this question on my project , and can't how can be answer it , could you help me? how can store proxy information Permanently for a text mode browser such as links? I want steps , if you can. ...
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Add Disk Google Cloud

Sorry by my english. I have this situation: 1.create a instance, in google, this load with 10GB. 2.add (in google cloud) a disk persistent with 200Gb I need save all my websites in the disk ...