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Console: Can't type special characters (Ubuntu 14.04)

We have linux-based computers (Ubuntu 14.04.4) prepared by other company to use their software. We have root password. Those computers has no X Window System. Just consoles. There is a problem with ...
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Guake works, but does not load/display a terminal

Usually, installing and running Guake is sufficient to make it drop down a terminal (for instance /bin/bash). Somehow, I managed to get Guake to start with no terminal -- just a black, empty "window ...
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allow specific ip range to connect to port socat backconnect

So, we have: server 1 and server 2. On server 2 I run the command: socat file:`tty`,raw,echo=0 tcp4-listen:443 To listen for connections from server 1. The problem is, if I visit the IP of ...
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Lost in the world of VPN

The Q. If i have a server, is it possible to have that server with a VPN connection, while simultaneously having an entirely separate connection to be able to SSH to from client machine. The Why. I ...
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Limit the number of mod_mono_server4 process instances to match the number of Apache server processes started up at Ubuntu 16.04 reboot timee?

How do I limit the number of mod_mono_service process instances to match the number of Apache server processes started up at Ubuntu 16.04 reboot time? The way to specify the number of Apache server ...
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Limiting users ram with cgroups not working (for me)

I registred because I didn't manage running cgroups with several tutorials/comments/whatever you find on google. I want to limit the amount of ram a specifix user may use. Internet says "cgroups". My ...
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Ubuntu Server 16.04 - OpenVPN seems not to start, no logs get written

I installed and oepnvpn on a ubuntu server 16.04 by following the following guideline how-to-set-up-an-openvpn-server-on-ubuntu when I start the openVPN server with: service openvpn start it looks ...
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I'm unable to further install solus 1.2

Because once i enter the installation process it is automatically having an higher resolution than what my monitor can support. What changes can i make in any kernels to make the installation process ...
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Can detect but not connect to 5ghz?

One night I found out that I could no longer connect to my 5Ghz network. It happened rather suddenly. My fear is that it's a problem with the card, because I also cannot connect on Windows. I can see ...
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Kodibuntu install [on hold]

I'm trying to install Kodibuntu. I've created a bootable USB which works fine however I don't get the install menu at start-up? Also, is there anyway to configure WiFi settings from within Kodi? When ...
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Fatal error starting apache2 with mod_sssl [on hold]

I followed the instructions on this link to INSTALL SSL ON Ubuntu 14.04. After completing everything I get the following in the error log: [Fri Jun 24 19:10:26.262361 2016] [mpm_prefork:notice] [pid ...
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How to start multiple mod-mono-server4 Linux process domains at reboot time?

I would like to know how to serve multiple ASP.NET applications on multiple mod-mono-server4 Linux process domains. I am running Ubuntu 16.04 on a Lenovo ThinkStation desktop. Here is how I plan to ...
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Why is Qt not installed?

I have followed installation steps from https://wiki.qt.io/Install_Qt_5_on_Ubuntu When I try qmake -v qmake: could not exec '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/qt4/bin/qmake': No such file or directory ...
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Installation of openfire on UBUNTU in silent mode?

I am trying to install openfire 4.0.2 in silent mode. I am running the installation in Ubuntu 14.04. I have configured the database and configurations(openfire.xml) in respective path. When I am ...
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How to start up k=10 Apache2 server processes upon Ubuntu 16.04 alpha release reboot?

I would like to know how to start up k=10 Apache2 server processes upon Ubuntu 16.04 alpha release reboot. Yesterday, I read this URL, [https://rudd-o.com/linux-and-free-software/tuning-an-apache-...
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Login loop when trying Awesome with Gnome

I am trying to use the Awesome window manager with Gnome 3.16 in Ubuntu 16.04. Doing this is documented in several places: https://scaron.info/blog/awesome-with-gnome-on-ubuntu-14.04.html, https://...
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Ubuntu not allowing traffic to ports 1 - 1024

I seem to have encountered a weird issue whereby my ubuntu box is not allowing incoming traffic to the first 1024 ports or so, for both TCP and UDP. My iptables policy is set to ACCEPT for all 3 ...
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How to get specific information out of /etc/passwd and display it into a file? [on hold]

Alright so I posted a previous POST which I figured out half my problem which I had was to get information like the user, hom dirs and bins to show and display out of /etc/passwd, this was done by: ...
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Using File manager with Second Hard Drive

I am going to install Ubuntu 16.04 on a new hard drive and install my current HD as a second drive. (It will stay there until I can copy over my /home directory to the new drive.) My questions is, if ...
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Trouble Joining an Active Directory Domain

I'm trying to join an Ubuntu 14.04 server to a Windows 2003 R2 domain. My admin says that from the controller side, it is part of the domain. But SSSD can't seem to start and DNS update fails. I've ...
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running iperf over ssh

I'm trying to benchmark the network connection between 2 ubuntu servers on which I don't have root privileges. I did manage to download and start iperf-2.0.9 on both boxes. My problem is I can't ...
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Bluetooth automatically connects to a dongle and will not disconnect

I have a bluetooth dongle, acting as a beacon. I connect to it using my computer, which is running Ubuntu 15.10. The issue is that my computer automatically connects to it, and then I can't ...
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hadoop as init.d Process - status_of_proc return process not found

I was trying to use the init.d script to control hadoop service. The start and stop commands work without any issue. However status_of_proc does not find the process and its returning service is not ...
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SSH with chroot and only working “sftp”, “rsync” (both)?

I have two users and one shared folder in my Ubuntu server: User writer, which has write access to /var/shared. It's an application regularly making file changes in this folder from remote, with SSH ...
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Inbound and Outbound ports need to open for NFS in AWS

What are the required ports (Inbound and Outbound) that need to be opened in AWS while configuring NFS? While mounting, I'm getting the timeout error. I'm using Ubuntu 16 as server and client.
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virtualbox-5.0 : Depends: libvpx2 (>= 1.4.0) but it is not installable

I'm trying to install Virtualbox 5.0 in my ubuntu machine Linux federico 4.4.0-24-generic #43-Ubuntu SMP Wed Jun 8 19:27:37 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux When I run apt- install I ...
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Ping from subinterface

I have a sub-interface eth0:0 auto eth0:0 iface eth0:0 inet static address 192.168.2.96 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 192.168.2.1 and I try ping -I eth0:0 8.8.8.8 and I ...
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Substvars Doesn't Work Correctly

Edit: Updated full debian/rules and debian/control file I am working on a web project which need to build two debian packages for different deployment server. The main differences is the limitation ...
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How to allow traceroute to run as root on ubuntu

I'm trying to programatically call traceroute on Ubuntu but i'm getting blocked when trying to use the -I or -T flags for ICMP/TCP packets. Accroding to this question I can use the terminal command ...
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When I download something and use “Show in folder” option, it doesn't work correctly

When I download anything using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox and I use the "Show in folder" option (or "Open Containing Folder" in case of Firefox) it does not work correctly, instead, it open the ...
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How do I update Ubuntu when package system is broken?

I have been trying to update Gallium OS (which is based on Ubuntu), however, I keep on getting error messages. Any help would be appreciated. Please see a screenshot of the error message below: I ...
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cat doesn't join my files when I run inside script

I'm doing a restore backups script, and when I try to join files which are splitted, cat prints that error: cat: fullbackup_mrbsNuevo_15_6_2016.tar.gz.*: No such file or directory The line that ...
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How to Run `reinstall xkb-data` for Broken Installation in Live USB?

I would like to run the following command for the installation that has broken /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/us. Editing the file, restarting, just puts the false parameters there back again and again. ...
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NFS doesn't seem to work because of files not being found

I'm using the vagrant box files from this tutorial. When changing the projectname in all those files and fixing 1,2 small erros I used vagrant up to init the box. At some point the bootstrap.sh ...
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How to modify Ubuntu update-manager in IDE

I have downloaded the source code from update-manager via apt-get source command and now I'd like to edit it. Is there any IDE to import this package source to the IDE? Thanks in advance.
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Using `sem` to make a script run in parallel

I have the following shell script (one liner), which I wanted to use to identify directories that have the exact same contents. I'm using it, to identify and remove duplicate (child) directories. ...
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how to calculate TIME+ and also where i can find SHR?is there any formula for these things

i am implementing my own top command.is there any formula for calculating TIME+? and also how to find shared memory of each process(SHR). i cannot find anything in proc.
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Puzzle with compilation of default.aspx.cs under Ubuntu 16.04 failing upon http://127.0.0.1/default.aspx

I would like to know why compilation of default.aspx.cs under Ubuntu Linux 16.04 with a code behind pointing to default.aspx.cs fails when I enter http://127.0.0.1/default.aspx at the web browser. ...
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Problem installing nvidia driver 920M on ubuntu 14.04

I am a Linux beginner. I installed ubuntu 14.04 alongside win10, on my new asus laptop. My system is powered by a geforce 920M. The problem is that after I install the nvidia driver (The system ...
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VMware Mac OS X 10.11 on Ubuntu Shared Connection Problem

I've just installed Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11 on my Ubuntu host pc and I cannot connect to the Internet, when I go to settings in Mac OS it just displays no ethernet connection is found. How can I ...
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On Ubuntu Linux 16.04, what file is the Apache2 AcceptMutex directive currently set in?

On Ubuntu Linux 16.04, what file is the Apache2 AcceptMutex directive currently set in? The reason we need to know this is to create the LockFile necessary to create additional VirtualHosts such as ...
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Browse remote machine files in Nautilus

I'm running old Debian machine: Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 5.0.2 (lenny) Release: 5.0.2 Codename: lenny And I'm using Nautilus file browser in it: I'm missing "...
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Upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.1 and I end up at a command line at restart. What do I do now? [closed]

[This problem did not go away on its own and it wasn't a typo correction that solved it either. That being said I understand if you delete it b/c of the poor solution explanation. In a nut shell the ...
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How do I make a server automatically move files?

I have a folder and I would like all the files that are put into that folder to instantly be moved to another folder. Is this possible.
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Magento can't send mails using postfix on ubuntu

For some reason mail() function fails when we try to send emails, I debugged the Magento base code and I found that it generates a call to mail function like this: $result = mail('test@test.net', 'My ...
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Installing s3fuse on Ubuntu ( bitnami ec2) [closed]

I am installing s3fs-fuse on Ubuntu 14.04 ( Bitnami - EC2). Actually I want to mount S3 bucket. I installed the required dependencies successfully by running following command apt-get install build-...
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PAM failing to authenticate sudo, after successfully contacting ssh-agent

Setting up PAM sudo authentication, using ssh-agent, on 14.04.1-Ubuntu server LTS. I'm still unable to successfully authenticate sudo, via the ssh-agent, using PAM. Here are my relevant /var/log/...
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Wifi authentification window is wrong

I installed Ubuntu on my new MacBook Air. My wifi card detects all the wifi network. However when I try to connect to a specific one, it prompts me with an unexpected window. with this network, I ...
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Apache 2.0 Automatic hosting and virtual hosts on Ubuntu 16.04 Alpha distribution

I just finished reading the following articles: [http://www.mono-project.com/docs/web/mod_mono-autoconfiguration/] [apache virtualhost using mono-apache-server2 not mono-apache-server4 The www.mono-...