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Tools to improve productivity for managed services team

I know this question is bit off topic but based on the large number of IT professional visiting this site, I hope I can get some idea. I work for a company provides IT managed services to customers, ...
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FDT and ATAGS support not compiled in - hanging ### ERROR ### Please RESET the board ###

I'm following the tutorial from the below mentioned website to install Linux on SoCkit by Terasic: https://zhehaomao.com/blog/fpga/2013/12/24/sockit-2.html. This is my first time building a Linux, ...
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Pipe to my own script

I've recently noticed this message from grep "grep: warning: GREP_OPTIONS is deprecated; please use an alias or script" I receive this warning because --color=always is defined in my .bashrc file. ...
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Need Help Creating A Few Complex Scripts. [on hold]

I have created a a script that produces a text menu of 20 choices for a user to choose from. I've completed all but 4 scripts which I'm hoping someone would be able to show me how to complete, even be ...
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Can't figure out what all these sd drives are

So I created a WindowsXP install using an NTFS drive in VMPlayer and now I want to make an image of it using dd. Here is the diskpart info from Windows: Then I use Kali as a live-cd and I find like ...
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I can't install libapache2-mod-php5

Debian Version: Debian GNU/Linux 7 I was trying to update my serer from the stable version of debian to the unstable up to date version of debian and I ended up spending a like month fixing it ...
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Not detecting hfs+ partition on second drive

I'm having a problem, I want to backup some files to my second drive before reinstalling, but I can't mount it. The filesystem is contained in /dev/sdb10, according to GParted, but that doesn't exist ...
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My windows disappeared from grub after I installed Fedora [duplicate]

I installed Fedora this way : I mounted to /boot/efi my sda1 which is and EFI partition. I created a new partition mounted on / and another on /home. This is the result of my fdisk -l after the ...
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openstack with VMware hypervisor

We have openstack running and we added VMware hypervisour but getting error in Nova nova.compute.monitor.virt.cpu_monitor[-] Not all properties needed are implemented in the compute driver
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Configuration of Netowork Block Device [on hold]

I want to configure NBD-3.10.tar.gz on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. I untarred it (tar -xzf nbd-3.10.tar.gz --no-same-owner -C /home/), and when I configure it (./configure), I get this error: ...
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Graphic glitches: Linux vs. Hardware, who is guilty?

I am having serious graphics glitches on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS install on my new Thinkpad X201 i5 540, 2x2GB RAM. I tested the Memory Changed the kernel (3.14, 3.19) Did a BIOS update The glitches ...
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Scripteable GPT partitions using parted

I am partitioning eMMC using following commands in the script, parted /dev/mmcblk0 --script mklabel gpt parted /dev/mmcblk0 --script mkpart primary ext4 32MB 132MB parted /dev/mmcblk0 --script mkpart ...
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what does pam_env.so really do?

Having the following line: auth required pam_env.so Documentation happily says "This module is required—it must run successfully for authentication to proceed." ...
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centralized Address/phone book able to sync with thunderbird

In my office we are looking for a service able to store and manage all the phone numbers and adresses we have and capable of synchronize the database with clients (e.g. thunderbird) on personal ...
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I am using Kali Linux, but however, I want to know how to switch my normal user account into root admin?

I want to know how to switch my normal user account into root admin? For example, when I log into my account I cannot modify and save sources.list from etc/apt/folder nor can I get an update for ...
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How to change the DISPLAY that an X application is running on (in Linux)?

I know that I can specify what display an X client runs on with a command like gedit --display :0 in Linux. I want to move an application to a different display after it has started. How can I do ...
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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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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 [on hold]

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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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 ...