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File does exist but won't execute [duplicate]

I have a file that does exist but won't execute. It says : "No such file or directory". This file is created by a script while creating a "custom toolchain" to compile native libraries for Android ...
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Screen locks up until after resume

I've a Dell XPS 13 (9350) running Debian Stretch. I have not yet replaced the Broadcom wireless until, or upgraded to a 4.4 kernel with support for it, but expect to do so in the future. After I ...
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Install Windows 8 on kali linux in dual boot [on hold]

I accidentally removed all of my data in the hdd while cleaning the garbage partitions in my windows os. I had Ubuntu in my PC too (dual boot). I cleaned it all up! Now I am not able to use the ...
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How to install Kali Linux on a usb flashdrive [on hold]

I was wondering is there any way to install Kali Linux on a usb drive instead of my SSD. I have a 32GB flash drive that I want to use instead of an SSD partition. The reason for this is that i want to ...
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Apache Benchmark post-file

I am investigating apache benchmark tool on my Linux machine (CentOS7) but I am a little bit embarrassed. I would like to test my apache webserver with POST request. My index.html page in ...
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Is there a way to use epel and local yum together

I am using RHEL7. If I do a fresh install of RHEL7(with connected internet) and then installing epel rpm. All the packages are getting installed after that. But then few packages have dependencies ...
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grep awk or sed a CSV Row containing a certain part of a web address

I am trying to clean up a Squid log file and I want to delete rows with a website containing "/0/" in the 11th column. An example: Row1: column1, column2, column3...column10, ...
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Gparted not showing hard disk partition [on hold]

I am trying to install kali linux in my pc but during installation Gparted shows hard disk unavailable but when i tried 'fdisk -l' it shows all the drives and windows disk management is showing ...
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Is there any option to send core files to a remote location without storing them locally?

I understand we can use /proc/sys/kernel/core_pattern to configure the core file name, is there a way to mention a remote path, or mounting the network drive is the only option? My system does not ...
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augtool saving failed

I am trying to set some parameter using augtool but getting strange error Linux$ sudo augtool set /files/etc/abrt/abrt-action-save-package-data.conf/OpenGPGCheck no error: Failed to execute command ...
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can not compile drivers for Nvidia jetson TK1

I have a hared time in installing wireless driver module for jetson TK1 nVidia, current kernal 3.10.40-gdacac96 error code from the terminal `make ARCH=arm CROSS_COMPILE= -C ...
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Origin of /etc/termcap linux entry

Why is there a type of $TERM called linux described in /etc/termcap? Why and when was it created and what's the point of it? Couldn't we just stay with vt-generic? Is linux just a customary name and a ...
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Kali Linux 2.0 broken, doesn't boot

I have a macbook pro with a partition of Kali Linux Sana 2.0 on the macintosh hard drive. I haven't used it for a while but today I decided to boot into it. It booted as usual, I logged in etc. and ...
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Generate raw Ethernet frames with memory preloaded payloads at < 1 ms intervals

I am looking to generate raw Ethernet frames with payload that is preloaded into memory. The Ethernet frames (10-60 full frames) should be generated at 1 ms intervals with no exception. What would ...
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How to execute shell script in remote windows machine [duplicate]

I have a shell script which will be useful to download the jars from ftp and copy it in a particular location and do some deployment stuffs.. I need to run the script in remote Linux and windows ...
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Errno 5 Input/output error when running yum check-update

I tried to update a server over SSH, but when I ran yum check-update I got an error: [error 5] Input/output error I think this means the RPM libraries may be damaged or corrupt, but I'm not sure ...
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Using PCSCD with ACR122U error

I try to use the ACR122U with PCSCD with mfcuk bu on my PCSCD terminal I have a recurrent error : 00400285 ccid_usb.c:747:WriteUSB() write failed (3/4): -1 LIBUSB_ERROR_IO 00000063 ...
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How is Mono magical?

I'm learning C#, so I made a little C# program that says Hello, World!, then compiled it with mono-csc and ran it with mono: $ mono-csc Hello.cs $ mono Hello.exe Hello, World! I noticed that when I ...
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Built-in display issue - Linux Mint on iMac (late 2009)

I successfully installed Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon 64-bit on my old iMac 21.5" (late 2009). When booting into Linux Mint (Live USB or installed version) there is still a bug: The built-in display ...
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GRUB wont disable or it requires input

I am running ubuntu 12.04 precise: I am trying to stop the grub menu from displaying but here is the issue, it wont diable. I have followed this link: ...
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User can sudo although he is not in sudo group nor in /etc/sudoers

I have two colleagues on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (release 6.4). Both of them can execute the sudo commands. Curiously, only one of the colleagues is in the /etc/sudoers file - let's call him ...
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Can't boot Linux OSes on new HP laptop

I have got a new HP laptop (ac179tx) which comes with DOS. I am trying to boot some kind of Linux on it but I am getting problems. I tried Manjaro KDE but it stucks on "Starting terminate plymouth ...
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Bash script is not executing after reboot command Ubuntu 14.04

I've tried using a /etc/init.d/ script, an upstart script, crontab, etc. None of the above are causing the script to execute on boot. The service I am attempting to automatically start on boot is ...
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Linux strace not following child processes even with -f (multithreaded parent)

Note: there are several similar questions, with the general answer being "If you want to trace a multithreaded process, or follow children, use -f". This doesn't help me, as i am using -f already. I ...
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Linux - Reset Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

I would need to reset the USB root hub on Linux. Specifically, each time lsusb is executed, the Linux Foundation's root hub with Vendor ID 1d6b is shown: # lsusb | grep 'Linux Foundation' Bus 003 ...
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RHEL 7 systemd timer pass result

I have a RHEL 7 systemd timer, it will trigger a service every five minutes, the service will execute a shell script, so this script will be executed periodly. The script will generate a result after ...
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How to reinstall the password of Grub?

I have Debian 8 OS , i protect my grub with a password to prevent the boot from a CD and retrieve my password. And the automatic establishment of the recovery entry is removed. Is there a solution to ...
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Is there an Evergreen Linux distribution?

There are Evergreen browsers like FireFox, Google Chrome, and Microsoft Edge that always keep themselves up to date with their latest versions. Are there any Evergreen Linux distributions that always ...
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linux + increase temporary the /tmp partition for installation

I have linux VM machines with version red-hat 4 I have the following file system df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda2 950M 163M 739M 19% / /dev/sda1 ...
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openpty returning zero as master file descriptor

I am opening a pseudoterminal with openpty function. This will be used to redirect some data coming from a serial port into an external application (in this case, a GPS receiver). The fact is that ...
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High Load Average:Red Hat Linux: 2.6.32-504.16.2.el6.x86_64: VMware Platform

I virtual machine running red hat Linux and most of the time we see high load average on the machine causing interruption of services. 04:24:08 up 248 days, 11:14, 3 users, load average: 142.04, ...
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Split comma separated list ignoring commas within matching {}

I want to split a csv, but ignore any commas within matching curly brace groups, and loop through each of the list members. The code below works great but does not consider commas within curly brace ...
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Why Ubuntu servers are not popular among today's many companies ? [on hold]

I would like to know why Ubuntu servers are not used by many modern companies and enterprises ? Why they rely on CentOS or Debian ? Regards Skorpinok
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Memory usage inexorably creeping upward

Just within the past day, my Arch Linux system has begun eating memory. This seems to begin when the system is powered on, and I cannot find a way to stop it. The symptom is that the reported memory ...
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Troubleshooting new linux system keeps freezing

I just built a new computer and installed centos7 (RHEL based) and I also tried mint 17.3 (Ubuntu based). Installation goes without any problems. The operating system runs smooth and everything is ...
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agetty dumb terminal option

I'm trying to set up a CentOS distro to output on a serial console. I went through all the steps described on this page . My question concerns the agetty command: exec /sbin/agetty ttyS1 19200 ...
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How to use iptables to forward UDP traffic from one subnet to another and maintain source IPs [on hold]

We have tried using below setup with MASQUERADE at POSTROUTING, which works but our syslog server receiving the traffic logs source as the iptables forwarder box and not the source that is forwarding ...
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Why deleting big files from tmpfs is not instantaneous?

$ cat /proc/mounts | egrep ' /tmp ' tmpfs /tmp tmpfs rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime 0 0 $ dd if=/dev/zero bs=1M count=3000 of=/tmp/q 3000+0 records in 3000+0 records out 3145728000 bytes (3.1 GB) copied, ...
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Automatic Paragraph Numbering [on hold]

I have a text file and would like to modify it so that it automatically numbers the paragraphs as seen below. Please make your solutions as simple as possible as I am a novice when it comes to the ...
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Sharing a harddisk partition with a linux VM on virtualbox [on hold]

Let me just paint the picture so you can all understand. My host OS is Windows 10. I have virtualbox installed on my windows OS, and in virtualbox I have an kali distro running. This distro and its ...
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Verizon LG VL600 USB 4g Modem

I am trying to connect an LG VL600 USB 4g Modem from Verizon on a Debian based machine (tried on Linux Mint and Raspberry Pi). I got it working on Windows 7 Virtualbox VM so I know the device and ...
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Wifi trouble on Linux Mint

I've been tackling this day two now. I recently dual booted Linux Mint on my Windows 10 machine. When I installed it, the wifi driver did not seem to be installed. I can only connect via ethernet ...
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key_read: type mismatch: encoding error

Seeing very strange error on newly install CentOS7, I didn't create or touch any ssh-key. ~/.ssh/ directory is also empty. [john@server1 ~]$ ssh server1 key_read: type mismatch: encoding error ...
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How can I set the lock screen clock position in GDM3?

Already managed to change lock screen wallpaper, now I'd like to set the shown clock a few inches up in the screen. Where can I find this configuration?
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Different ways to use my cloud virtual machine lead to different interface languages

I use qcloud(a cloud service in China) to run a CentOS 7. In the qlcoud webpage panel, I can use the vnc way to check out my machine. In my own Mac, I can use the ssh to log into my machine. ...
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How to start a windows partition from the Grub command line please help?

I have Windows 10 HOME installed on my system. After I installed Windows 10 HOME, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a separate partition so that I could dual boot. I removed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS by ...
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linux job scheduling in automatic server getting ON [on hold]

as my office we are using redhat server as my office recruitment is server should ON every day morning 6 o clock and eve 10 o'clock should shutdown how can i user crontab for is recruitment
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How to set the Default gateway

I'm trying to configure the network interface on embedded linux using ifconfig: ifconfig eth0 192.168.0.101 netmask 255.255.255.0 but I don't know how to add the default gateway as an ifconfig ...
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Is it possible to save Linux virtual console content and scrollback in a file?

I have a long-term running script and I forgot to redirect its output to a file. I can see it in a terminal, but can I save it to a file? I'm not asking for tee, output redirection (e.g. >, ...
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Why I need a framebuffer size larger then monitor size when transform destination area is smaller

I tried to remove 100px left & right the top of a 1366x768 screen (as below) using xrandr transformation. But I got an error about not enough framebuffer size. $ xrandr --output LVDS1 --fb ...