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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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Linux fails with starting on a dualboot system after Windows update

I have Windows 7 and Kali Linux on my computer, normally I don't use windows anymore. But today I started windows and it updated itself. I am writing my thesis and all my stuff is in Linux so I really ...
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lsof vs cat/proc/…/maps [closed]

While looking for a detection method for services that would need to be rstarted after patching OpenSSL, I stumbled over a difference between the return of those 2 commands : [root@host ~]# cat ...
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Not able to install mint with UEFI

In order to install Linux mint mate edition on a HP pavilion notebook, I downloaded the iso file on the official website. I created a bootable USB stick with Rufus. I shrinked the windows partition ...
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Tunslip deactivates WiFi in raspberry pi B+ board

I'm using Contiki operating system with Cooja to simulate a sensor node network. And I'm trying to capture the ip packets it's sending in a Raspberry Pi B+ board (through USB) using tunslip6 and a ...
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compile code in apue manually but get error [migrated]

I have typed the code of apue's appendixB by my own. but when I do the first test, I get an error. `(master)⚡ [1] % clang -o myls myls.c apue.c` `~/Code/c/apue` ...
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Why does first inode of the `/` mounted partition and inode of `/` is different?

[~]$ stat -c %i / 2 As you can see in above, the inode for / is 2. But the First inode of /dev/sda2 is 11. [~]$ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda2 ...
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Kernel version not changing even though the new version is installed

Recently performed software update on a RHEL 6.6 (Santiago). Noticed that kernel version is not updated to latest one that was installed. kernel version before doing software update: [root@server01 ...
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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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What is a Linux command that lists only USB storage devices?

I would like to list only the USB storage devices connected to my computer. Since these are SCSI disks, I used the command lsscsi, which lists the USB drives as well as my computer's hard drive and CD ...
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Setting up connection to WPA2 Enterprise (PEAP/MSCHAPv2) with two-level certificate

For a long time, I have been able to use NetworkManager + wpa_supplicant as configured in Debian 7 to connect to a secure wireless at work (which is WPA2 Enterprise, with PEAP + MSCHAPv2 ...
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Which module utilities are the conf files in /etc/modprobe.d consulted for?

Are the conf files in /etc/modprobe.d consulted only for modprobe command or are they consulted for other module utility commands such as insmdod, rmmod, depmod etc as well? I found it mentioned in a ...
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why is makepkg not working in Arch linux?

i'm trying to install this package https://github.com/w0ng/dwm to configure/customize dwm window manager. the thing is that I need to use "makepkg" to install it. but when I do this "# makepkg -efi", ...
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How to run multiple sudo commands over already opened ssh connection

I am trying to navigate from one server"USER1" to another using ssh as a user "USER2". ssh -t $hostname "sudo su - USER2; whoami; pwd" Post executing the above, I am able to successfully navigate ...
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Which process wrote to which memory address? [closed]

Recently, I've been seeing a wide variety of memory-related crashes at work (C++ applications on Ubuntu 14.04). Our applications use a properietary third party library to interface with real time data ...
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Need to parse nginx access.log by minute, chunks for statistics - is there better way?

I need collect current data from it every minute to monitore amount of requests and errors. It's nginx's frontend log - with a lot of requests. It's formatted, rotated than archived every hour. So - ...
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Which file system must be chosen for /home directory at a notebook? [closed]

For a time im reading about filesystems that should be better for me but i still can't find my filesystem for /home.My criterias as follows: 1.Battery life 2.Reliability 3.Fastness which fs do you ...
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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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How to autorun a C# mono applications on Raspberry PI startup?

I have a Raspberry PI running Raspbian and I connect to it through RDP or SSH. And I have 2 applications in C# and I run them through mono. One is a WinForms app (GUI app, which cannot be launched ...
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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 can I fix /dev/pts after mounting it?

I made the same mistake as in this question: Debian chroot blocking PTTYs on host I mounted a "devpts" filesystem inside a chroot, and now urxvt can't create ptys. Oddly enough xterm still can. ...
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sudo rm -rf returns “cannot remove directory” on empty directory owned by root

I have a directory on my Debian system. The directory is: root@debian:/3/20150626# stat 00 File: `00' Size: 6 Blocks: 0 IO Block: 4096 directory Device: fe00h/65024d Inode: ...
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bcmwl-kernel-source driver issues on install

I am installing Mint 17.1 (MATE) on my MacBook Pro Retina (due to it having much better hardware than my PC, on which I successfully installed Mint 17.1 in the past). I followed the instructions on ...
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detect interface name with perl

I want to detect the interface name (can't use udev because of hardware reasons) and do things according to it. Basically this should be a first check if the wifi device is able to "see" anything. ...
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“find” function still print files I've already removed

I've removed some directories and files inside them using sudo rm and sudo rmdir, but when I execute sudo find /*/*/ng* the files I've previously deleted are still showing up, anybody know why and ...
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Significance of Linux kernel's default_console_loglevel

What is the significance of default_console_loglevel in Linux? Commonly I see it described as the default value of console_loglevel. However, what that means I haven't seen explained anywhere. ...
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To run modprobe for Wi-Fi at login

I would like to enable my wifi card automatically at the startup every time. However, the command below requires sudo. I see Hardware Disabled at the wireless connection which blocks the internet ...
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Where is the RHEL7 kernel source code installed?

I install the Linux kernel source code RPM: [root@localhost ~]# rpm -ivh kernel-3.10.0-229.el7.src.rpm warning: kernel-3.10.0-229.el7.src.rpm: Header V3 RSA/SHA256 Signature, key ID f4a80eb5: NOKEY ...
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Cloning root filesystem of a virtualbox partition

I have a test virtualbox partition running CentOS 7. There are many configurations on this particular partition. Some particular configurations, I have forgotten. I need to transfer this virtualbox ...
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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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/bin/sh script error “arithmetic expression: expecting primary: ” + “ ”

ERROR: ./client-disconnect.sh: 22: ./client-disconnect.sh: arithmetic expression: expecting primary: " + " I just need to know how to fix it. It's for user accounting with OpenVPN. Script ...
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How to find file without knowing the name of it [duplicate]

So I've finally given up after searching/trial and error for an hour now on how to find a file given specific criteria (none of which is the name of the file or the extension). The file info provided ...
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Use my PC, or completely dedicated PC for running Linux

I'm new to the world of Programming, and this is my first time posting a question. I've went through a lot of material, both on Youtube, and other areas of the web, and I've started to get a good idea ...
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How can I use arptables to limit the number of outgoing ARP requests a second?

End goal: Make a script that will limit the number of outgoing ARP requests in a second using arptables. This is to have the ability to not trip the ARP-limiting feature on Cisco devices. I want to ...
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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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Howto configure linux router to allow clients to use maximum bandwidth?

The problem is that I'm always limited on the final client machine to about 1/3 (one third,about 200/300kb) of the internet hotspot bandwidth when testing download speed with wget. I have configured ...
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Arch linux root device problem in '/dev/mapper/MyStorage-rootvol'

I installed Arch x86_64, these are the commands I used during the installation: # parted /dev/sda (parted) mklabel msdos (parted) mkpart primary ext2 2MiB 2GiB (parted) mkpart primary ext4 2GiB 100% ...
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radeon power management

Checking upon /sys/kernel/debug/dri/0/radeon_pm_info, puzzled me. It seems that there are only one power level and some are disabled. It shows : uvd disabled vce disabled power level 0 sclk: ...
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Removing first three characters from a column

chrII 71865 72972 YBL081W . + SGD gene . ...
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How does Elinks renders the HTML? [closed]

I like the elinks browser and I would like to know how does it render the HTML into text, using ANSII styles. I suppose there is a library behind elinks to handle the rendering, or it should be. Is ...
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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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Installing new WD green hdd

I've purchased a new Western Digital Green Power 1TB 3.5 inch internal hard drive on eBay but I can't get any of my desktops to recognise it. Model number WD 10EURX. I'm using Linux Mint 17 Mate and ...
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Encrypted filesystems with swap partitions

A common error that happens with Ubuntu, though not Ubuntu in particular is the options of being able to encrypt the file system at installation time which creates an encrypted swap partition with ...
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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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Floating time cron job

I have a Linux host which I would like to have a cron job run on. I do not shut down this machine. I always suspend it. I want to run a job once a day and I cannot set it for a particular time since ...
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Is it sensible to use multiple LVM layers with mdraid

I'm building up a home server that will be used for a handful of different things. I'd really like to try a Btrfs raid 1 array for a large data store, but I'm using CentOS 7 (older kernel although ...