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rsyslogd crashes while running from board.(rsyslogd -M /lib/rsyslog option is running well)

when i tried rsyslogd without any option from my board it will give following error. rsyslog runtime error(-2066): could not load module '/home/vipul_test/lib/rsyslog/lmnet.so', dlopen: ...
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C# project not building. Error says mono is not configured correctly. On a rhel 6.5 Workstation

I'm using Eclipse, and I installed the emonic plugin for C# and the .net. When it autobuilds a project I get this error: BUILD FAILED Mono 3.5 Profile (mono-3.5) is not installed, or not correctly ...
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Anyway to save Boot Prompt PassPhrase in local file for fedora20

fedora20 is installed with harddrive encrypted. it is installed by the kickstart file. but it is still asking for Pass Phrase before booting. Is there anyway that pass phrase can be saved in local ...
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Installing Subversion 1.6 on Linux SUSE 11 SP2

if you go to the homepage from Subversion (subversion.apache.org/packages.html) in order to get the package for SUSE 11 SP2 you will get either the package 1.8 (the newest version). Question: Is it ...
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How to install libevent tmux?

I've been trying to install libevent / ncurses / tmux into '$HOME/local', but am having an issue running .configure for tmux. What I am trying to do is install it as follows: TMUX_VERSION=1.8 ...
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Stuck/hung upon connect usb device

I have a device the is coming up 'busy' as soon as I plug it in. I even sniffed the usb connection and all looks normal. How do I find out what is capturing the device? How do I free it up? ...
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Best way to implement a system configuration driver for Linux

Is there a standard architecture for a driver that allows to read an set system configuration for an embedded Linux system? System configuration means for example hardware calibration values, revision ...
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Bluetooth profile info in linux

As Bluetooth device has a number of Bluetooth profiles. when want to do communication is Bluetooth device, first pair Bluetooth device and then starts sending data using Bluetooth. In Linux, ...
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Ibus input method not work in wine application

I use ibus input mehod to input chinese,and it doesn't work in wine application. When I type in Chinese mode, there are only english letters left in wine application. I found it is related to windows ...
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Linux Mint - Blackscreen on installation

Whenever I try to install Linux mint 10, the Start menu (install, install compatibility, reboot) comes on, but when I choose one of them, I get a blackscreen after the kernel is loaded. Why?
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Is there any reason other than path setting why i get - “ns2 not installed” even after complete validated installation?

I have installed ns-2.35 on Linux Ubuntu 12.04 as per AJ's blog: http://ajlinx.wordpress.com/ Every step is correctly followed and I get the exact results as what is mentioned. I have edited the ...
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curl unable to find cslistener

netstat shows some connection from my linux box to remote host on their cslistener port. But trying to access that port using curl is giving error : $ curl -v https://myapp.domain.com:cslistener * ...
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What is the [rc0] kernel process?

I have several servers. A few of them are running ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I'm looking into an intermittent hanging issue, and noticed an [rc0] kernel process From ps -ef: ... root 1025 2 0 ...
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Disable XDMCP on Linux

I am trying to disable XDMCP and I have edited /etc/gdm/custom.conf and set xdmcp Enable=false. However, I do not see a service for gdm to restart and turn off listening on port 177. What do I need ...
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Configure Debian VPS network to work under an another Debian

I have a very big problem. Our VPS is under DDoS every day and now i bought a DDoS protected second vps temporary (until the main VPS get the DDoS protection). My question is how can i setup the ...
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VNC: Disable local cursor on connect

Currently I use UltraVNC to connect to vino server Everytime after VNC connection is established, I need to hit F8, menu pops up and click local cursor to disable it How do I disable local cursor ...
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red5 recorder set up on linux

Does anyone know how to set up this Red5 Recorder application on Red5 1 RC2 for Linux CentOS 6.4? NB: http://www.red5-recorder.com/ NOT CREATED BY RED5 server developers I followed set up of WEB-INF ...
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mount become corrupted over time

I have an external USB ntfs file system mounted to a linux server (4TB drive). Another server remotely RSYNCs a backup to this drive through the linux server. After a couple of days of this backup ...
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check/change reserve policy on a virtual disk

I need to check if a Virtual Disk has this policy enable, if so I need to reserve_policy=no_reserve I need to create an DB2 Database Cluster I cannot find a Linux Command for that. I do know if this ...
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USB bEndpointAddress varies when run on different targets

I am running a target application that implements the usb gadget driver FunctionFS and has 4 endpoints. I write the descriptors to the endpoint ep0 and the other 4 endpoints are opened for read/write ...
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Exec in “.desktop” with arguments don't work?

I need help, I made a script, this script run a getopts; the script have some options example: ./people -n 0ad I need make a desktop entry, running the above example, but wasn't run the 'Exec' in ...
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Can't get kdelibs 4.10.0

I am compiling KDE Artikulate and it demanded a newer version of kdelibs. I downloaded kdelibs source and spent a night installing it. And again it is saying that it needs at least kdelibs 4.10.0 ...
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Error when installing Oracle VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.04

I got the following error and couldn't find any solution on Google: apt-get -f install VirtualBox-4.3 dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/virtualbo ...
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logname not working under X session

I would like to find out the name of the user at the end of a sudo-chain. The exact tool for this is logname or also who am i works as well. My problem is that while over SSH or tty1 (Ctrl+Alt+F1) ...
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TTY not work after X starts

I have a HP Envy4 5306tx laptop with Intel+Nvidia dual cards, and I install fedora 19 X64 on it without NVidia proprietory driver. However, there are some problems about the X and TTY。 The TTYs are ...
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usermod -L after creating the home dir

so I see from some questions here, to lock an account, create it, then lock, e.g. useradd -M lol;usermod -L lol However.. I do have a home dir, by eg. useradd -md /path/lol Question is.. to avoid ...
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ssh can't connect to CentOS at login screen

I've a server that running CentOS 6.4 final, I tried putty to connect at login screen, it show Network error: Connection refused, but it works while I've logged in to server. Anyone know what's going ...
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Related to buffer cache

I would like to know, how is the hit ratio related to priority of the process? Hit ratio=(Number of hits)/(Number of hits + Number of misses) Also I would like to know what are the factors which ...
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Having driver load after lid opens

I am running crunchbang OS, I need to load the wifi adapter's realtek driver when open the lid since it removes itself every time I close the laptop. Is it better to put the start up script inside ...
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cannot access vmware

I have linux server Debian ,i have vmware running on it,but the server is not accessing the vm ware installed,it show's running but when i ssh it's not log in into the vmware,it's logging to main ...
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How to fix boot failure after update

I did a apt-get update on Debian. After reboot the system lost its mount point and failed to boot. How could be accomplished to fix the boot failure?
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[AMIBIOS]Default value not getting reflected on flashing BIOS

This is my first BIOS mod. we use a AMI BIOS from our OEM (Quanmax - KEMX-2030) Currently i am trying to change the default value setting in the BIOS .For, which i use AMIBCP for editing the default ...
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Can't push data to some websites / Older Linux do fine

UPDATE: Another possible cause is that all the browser fail at POSTing data. Most of Google's stuff is Ajax over GET; Just an approach, I'm not sure about that... UPDATE 2 Here's an overview of ...
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X Driver for underlying hardware

I am following LFS and BLFS. I want to run the resultant filesystem onto many different hardware, with "native" graphics driver. If the underlying hardware's graphic card is intel then it must start ...
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Install firefox and Mozrepl on Server

I used the following guide To Install firefox. I then used the following guide and cpan install Mozrepl To install mozrepl. However when I run /usr/bin/firefox I get bash: No Such file or ...
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Correct permissions for a .desktop file

Some file managers do not allow the execution of a .desktop file if it doesn't have the executable bit set, however in most cases I see such files as just 0644, without the executable bit. When ...
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running a command as a less privileged user: `sudo -u` vs `su` being run as root

in an startup-script that is typically being run as user root, i would like to start a program (actually, a server) as a less-privileged user. the script originally used su -s /bin/sh -c ...
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filter cron emails through procmail?

I'm using postfix/mutt/procmail on a Linux/Debian and I've some trouble filtering cron emails with procmail, I just want to move them to the cron/ maildir directory, but no lucky till now. I've ...
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Creating a fixed-size post boot block device from ram

First off: /root# cat /proc/version Linux version 3.12.6 What I'm trying to do is create a block device (no filesystem) out of ram of a fixed (configurable) size (pre-allocated, not ...
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How do i block USB devices based on device class in Linux

Problem Statement In windows server to provide access to USB devices are managed by GFI EndpointSecurity. Is there any open source tool in Linux which can do the same job. I want to block USB ...
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MBR to GPT Conversion of existing RHEL 6 system

I have got RHEL 6 running on MBR (Master Boot Record), management is done using fdisk and parted commands. I would like to know the steps or procedure to convert existing system to GPT (GUID Partition ...
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Smarter log rotation

I want to reduce the amount of logs in my system, but reduce them smartly. The general idea is, each time you rotate, look for any warning/error/critical level logs, and keep 2 minutes of log context ...
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On ssh connection the auth.log shows as source IP the external IP of the server instead of the IP of the client

I have a very odd situation with my ssh connection. Every time I connect to my server, whatever is my external ip, the connection have as source the server's external ip. Example Server S.O.: ...
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Linux chrgrp and chown remove capabilities added by setcap

I'm running a kernel derived from 2.6.32 on RHEL 6.4. If I add some capabilities to a file such as: # setcap CAP_AUDIT_CONTROL=eip ls # getcap ls ls = cap_audit_control+eip And then I run either ...
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Use CloneZilla to backup disk2image (Primary Boot) without CD or USB Drive?

Since I won't be near the physical machine, I need to find a way to disk2image backup/restore the Primary Boot HDD in case I mess it up somehow. How do you use CloneZilla to backup disk2image ...
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Updating a driver quirk in kernel

Os : Debian 6 Kernel Version : 2.6.32 I have been recently working with Linux application and now we have some little hard-disk issues where my motherboard doesn't support AHCI through bios. On ...
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filefield nginx progress module not showing upload progress bar

Using module: https://drupal.org/project/filefield_nginx_progress on a clean Drupal 7.26 Followed all instructions from the main page Recompiled nginx 1.4.4 with ...
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Live USB Stick of directory

I had created one file-system by following LFS. Now I want to create it's LiveCD and put it on USB-pendrive. So that, I can use whenever and wherever I want. What is the procedure to do so ? Google ...
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DHCP and WiFi Connectivity

If WiFi Dongle is associated successfully to Access-Point then is there any way to get notification ? I want to run some script (dhclient), if and only if, association is successful. Only way, that ...
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ElementaryOS Software Center Won't Open

I haven't been able to get Elementary OS's software center to open for a while. I've restarted the computer, removed and installed the software center again. All I've done is add a new icon pack, a ...