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X will not start, Centos 7

I installed X/X11 and proceeded to install DWM on my X220. However, X does not start and I am having trouble figuring out why. I have posted the /var/log/Xorg.0.log file here: ...
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getting TP-LINK AC1200 to work with kali

i'm quite new to Kali and linux for that matter. I was hoping to get my AC1200 TP-link wireless card to work with Kali linux VM but for some reason it does not have the compatible drivers to make the ...
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error while loading shared libraries: libboost_thread.so.1.54.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I am trying to connect MongoDb with Qt c++. When I build it there is no error, just information like; :-1: warning: libboost_system.so.1.54.0, needed by /usr/local/lib/libboost_thread.so, may ...
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No internet connection [Linux-libre]

I tried to install Parabola what worked after that I rebooted and booted from my hard drive and wanted to update with "pacman -Syu" all were unknown hosts I also tried to ping other sites. As I found ...
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VSFTP user login & activity monitoring

We have a linux box that is configured with vsftp for our ftp sessions. Unfortunately, for the last few days, we've found that files served by vsftpd have been lost (deleted). I would like to know: ...
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Linux WiFi CRDA SysFs Entries for Regulatory Domain

I'm using CRDA to set the WiFi regulatory domain on Linux with TI's wl18xx module to country code US. When I boot up I see the following messages confirming that I am loading the "cfg80211" module ...
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How to set mail subject using variable and ensure attachment is not included in email body

I have the following shell script fragment. var_name='ZZPCI' for emailadd in `cat /tmp/email_list.tmp` do subject_text="Subject with Var Name "$var_name subj_text_novar="Subject without Var ...
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Linux VM as a firewall

I have 3 vms a->b->c. I want to setup b as a firewall. Traffic is routed from a to c through b and I put a file on c. How do I show that b works as a firewall (first show that you are able to transfer ...
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How to redirect roundcube log to stdout

Installed roundcube from source on top of debian. I wanna redirect roundcbe logs to stdout. How to achieve this?
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EXT4 Journaling - Problem

Basically my root (/) ext4 partition keeps being mounted as read-only when I apply internal journaling feature. I understand that this should be default, but today I had been trying to apply external ...
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Formating VGA info to conky

I'm trying get conky working on my system, and I'm stuck on how to format an specific shell variable to display my VGA. From shell I get my VGA using: lspci | grep VGA The output: 01:00.0 VGA ...
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Arch Linux Wireless Problems

I've got a problem with my wireless connection, the wireless bar is always showing 3 bars, I am using NetworkManager with dhclient and the strangest thing happens, I am getting a huge lag spike every ...
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How to convert a merged file generated by cat command into individual files in terminal?

I have already merged several files into one file using cat command in linux. Now, I need the individual files; please let me know how I can recover individual files from merged file? Thanks a lot
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Network Manager Applet Not Showing Interfaces

Running Mint 17 After boot my computer connects to the wifi and everything and seems to work fine except that the applet does not show the wifi icon or the connection. It shows the connected logo but ...
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How to stop default iptables rules being added after reboot in fedora?

I changed from the default firewall (firewalld) back to iptables in the latest release of fedora. This is because iptables is what I use in Debian and I have already learned how to use it, whereas i ...
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Linux Mint Doesn't Stay Suspended

I recently installed Linux Mint 17 and I really like it despite some issues I have encountered. My most recent issue is that when I close the lid of the laptop to suspend it appears to suspend for a ...
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/proc filesystem - getting useful information

I'm trying to understand the values in /proc/PID/status. I want to calculate cpu% & mem% used by PID, similar to top bash command. For Memory percentage usage I can do the following (correct me ...
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How to put the current working directory into the PATH variable

Is it possible to put the current working directory into the $PATH variable? Perhaps something like: me@hostName:~$ echo $PATH /usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/$(PWD) ...
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Build customized Linux using Ubuntu or Debian Source

I want to customize a Ubuntu or Debian distribution for my Raspberry Pi. How can I remove packages and applications from Ubuntu or Debian? And is it possible to modify the GUI (graphic interface) of ...
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floppy disks only detected properly on same drive

On Linux (Debian based): If I copy files onto a floppy disk in an external floppy drive and put this disk later into another floppy drive, the disk output is … interesting. An excerpt: actual ...
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Incorrect keyboard mappings on RHEL v6.4

Spent a while trying to create keyboard shortcuts in terminal for command history access (up/down arrow keys). Realized after some frustration that this wasn't the issue - some keyboard keys are just ...
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Kali 1.3 - Installing Parallel Tools

I am running Kali 1.1 on Parallels 9 for Mac and am having some irritating issues. Firstly, the WiFi doesn't work, but I hope the second issue's solution will solve this. Parallel Tools - I tried ...
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How to automate HP 3PAR in CentOS using Python?

I have worked out in windows to start 3PAR using python but i am not able to login into 3PAR in centos. Additionally how to view system,hosts, provisioning Tab(list Volumes, Virtual Volume sets, ...
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Run specific script on boot for specific machine with portable Linux installation

I have a USB disk on which Arch Linux is installed. This USB disk can be plugged in in different machines. Now I want to run a specific script on a specific machine. For example: Upon booting ...
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How to make roundcube work with pgsql?

roundcube & pgsql are running on different containers docker run --name to-postgres --expose 5342 -e POSTGRES_USER=roundcube -e POSTGRES_PASSWORD=roundcube -d postgres Now how shall I install ...
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How can I Migrate Linux User Account To Active Directory while preserving all user settings

How can I add a Linux user to an active directory account and keep all of the settings / profile from the Linux account? In other words, how can I add a specific Linux user to AD so that when I ...
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Why am I able to compile kernel modules without “#include”ing the relevant header files?

Based on the common practices shouldn't I have to include <linux/stat.h> and <linux/module_param.h> in the following program? #include<linux/module.h> char str[7] = "hello"; int ...
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Retrieving the total bandwidth capacity

I've been looking around for a convenient way to measure the total bandwidth capacity of a *NIX workstation and found a number of monitoring tools here. However, they are of little use in determining ...
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clang/c++/++abi/unwind returns undefined reference to symbol '__gxx_personality_v0' on Linux

I'm new here. Recently I am trying to build a clang/llvm/c++/cxxabi/unwind tool-chain against gcc one on linux (Fedora 22 x64). But seems something not well as my expected. ===== These are my steps ...
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Packet loss when turning off net.ipv4.conf.all.accept_redirects

I applied this rule: /sbin/sysctl -w net.ipv4.conf.all.accept_redirects=0 /sbin/sysctl -w net.ipv4.conf.default.accept_redirects=0 and in /etc/sysctl.conf I added these lines ...
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Gdm running, but services --status-all shows it's stopped

I use gdm as display manager: $ ps -e | grep dm 1060 ? 00:00:00 gdm 1117 ? 00:00:00 gdm-simple-slav 1658 ? 00:00:00 gdm-session-wor $ sudo service --status-all 2>&1 | ...
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Drivers support for Sound Blaster Z/Zx on Linux

I am planning to buy a Sound Blaster Z or Zx (sound card) for my computer (which will run both Windows 7 and Linux Debian 7/8 or Fedora 21/22), but I heard it does not have a good support on Linux. ...
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Is it possible to execute python script on Visual studio with Linux environment

Is it possible to execute python script on Visual studio with Linux environment For example The following python code was written on the visual studio import os f = os.popen('date') now = ...
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Mouse and keyboard not working on Windows 8.1 after Ubuntu dual boot?

After dual booting my system with Ubuntu, my mouse and keyboard no longer work, in Windows 8.1. The light on the peripherals glows, so I know they are on, however they are just not responding. In the ...
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Dual Booting - MAC OSX

I'm new to the whole Linux OS and want to use a distro called "Parrot Security" Problem is, I have a Mac Laptop to which I want to dual boot from. I've installed reFINd and tried to boot from a ...
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I can launch an app as 'myuser', and as 'root', but not using 'kdesu'. How do I launch wth 'kdesu'?

I'm running SublimeText editor on Opensuse/64. If I exec it as 'me' $ whoami dop $ sublime_text the app opens like normal, using config in /home/dop/.config/sublime-text-3/ If I change to root ...
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How to change the console_loglevel in linux?

I read at multiple places (e.g. here http://elinux.org/Debugging_by_printing), that you can change the console log level by echoing an integer to /proc/sys/kernel/printk. If that worked shouldn't the ...
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Help with Find function in Linux

I searched around and couldnt find this so sorry if it's another duplicate. Using Kali linux I am to find a file who is owned by user bandit7, owned by group bandit6 and is 33 bytes in size. However, ...
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print duplicate fields in different columns from two files using awk

I have two large files. I am attempting to identify and print any duplicate fields to a new file. I have a 19 columns and over 100k rows. I need to compare columns 5-19 for duplicate values. ...
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Inherits of a Gnome icon theme

I'm using the theme Mint-X-Dark. Unfortunately the theme doesn't provide high resolutions for some icons (e.g. actions/48/gnome-lockscreen.png). But the theme inherits the Mint-X theme, in which the ...
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Rabbitvcs not showing lock owner

I have installed rabbitvcs in my ubuntu 14.04 system. It's working well in it. But it's not showing the file lock owner when locking some already locked file. It just says failed lock. As I show in ...
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How can I make a desktop application update immediately?

I created a bash script which when executed as a desktop application modifies its own application icon. This is done my altering the Icon= line in the application's .desktop file. Here is a gif of ...
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Get AMD 8320 CPU temp?

I'm looking to get the CPU temperature of my AMD FX-8320 chip. I have lm-sensors installed and I've run sensors-detect saying yes to all of the prompts. I also have the kmod system service running and ...
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Installation of linux and windows xp

I have 80 Gb harddrive, 512 Mb RAM in my pentium 4 pc. Now the Windows XP I had got corrupted and i want to install new xp sp3 but each time I use the bootable USB it says unable to find operating ...
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Download AD user certificates using PBIS

I am using PBIS(likewise-open) tool to join to Active Directory domain from my ubuntu machine. I would like to know if there is some command to download user certificates from AD using PBIS. I came ...
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Is there any way to configure fully automated proxyclient for workstations?

My network diagram is similar to above image; pc-router is also acting as firewall & I'm running squid on it. pc-router is running debian Vlan having workstations running fedora, ubuntu and ...
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Slow dragging of windows in Debian 8 LXDE

I did a fresh installation from Debian 8 with LXDE desktop iso. Everything is lightning fast except dragging of windows of programs.
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aufs root on gentoo/funtoo

I have used an aufs root before on gentoo years ago, but cannot seem to get it going now. I am using genkernel-next, I would imagine I used genkernel before as well. I am using funtoo with ...
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How to update my local repo that i am using to serve local machines?

I have created a local repo with 618 packages and made it available for my local servers.So that they dont fetch updates directly from RHEL repo. Here are some info about my local repo: ...
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Why do I get “duplicate” local IP addresses on different interfaces?

I have two network interfaces(a wireless and an USB dongle) attached to an Ubuntu server and both get the same local IP address. Is there any reason for this or a way to force it assign distinct IP ...