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How do I grant different permissions for each user?

So, I've been using Linux for a few years now, and I really should know this answer, but I'm having trouble finding it. Specifically I've been using Debian based distro's....mostly Ubuntu. If I have ...
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Ubuntu 16 crashes intermittently. Nvidia drivers installed successfully [on hold]

I have Ubuntu 16 on a dual core processor with 2gb ram. I have been using it for last two days. It freezes intermittently. Totally unresponsive. No errors visible in the system logs. Please help
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Screen resolution is wrong in Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my HP Spectre 360 laptop, which has screen resolution 3840 x 2160. By default, everything on my screen is tiny: mouse pointer, toolbars etc.. I have changed the ...
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Can't ping host from router, but both router interfaces from host

I'm trying to set up Ubuntu Server 16.04 as a router just to figure out how this works and maybe build a home server/router down the line sometime. Problem is, I can't seem to get it to work, not sure ...
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SSH path clutter [duplicate]

When using SSH, my path seems to contain all sorts of additional, strangely formatted info. This started happening a while ago, I'm not sure if any software updates caused it. How do I get rid of this ...
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Problems with new Ubuntu installation

I recently bought a new HP Spectre x360 laptop and installed Linux (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 bit) for the first time. I am seeing various bugs. I don't know if the problems are due to: (a) Hardware ...
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“No protocol specified” when starting Xorg via lightdm, but works when started directly

To start the X server on boot, use of a display manager such as lightdm seems to be the preferred method. However, if I start X by starting the lightdm service, I get a "No protocol specified" error. ...
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Dropped in (initramfs) after installing Zorin OS 11

I am trying to install Zorin OS on Fujitsu Lifebook AH530. The installation runs smoothly, but when system reboots, it drops into (initramfs) shell, with the message: ALERT~ /dev/disk/by-uuid/.... ...
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Random URL's in access.log

My server recently started getting a massive increase in the number of random URL requests. 124.173.67.77 - - [23/Jul/2016:21:21:04 -0400] "GET http://www.059boss.com/index.php HTTP/1.1" 200 12040 "...
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Run application built on Ubuntu on CentOS

Is there a way to deploy an application, that you built on Ubuntu, on CentOS? And if so, how? EDIT: Sorry, I should have given some more info. It's built on Ubuntu 15.10 with Qt 5.6, and besides Qt ...
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How to Study Effect of zram on Memory Size and Paging?

Situation: to study the effect of zram's virtual memory compression (wiki) on memory's size and its speed; when swap is not on HDD/SSD; use zswap if you want to have swap on HDD/SSD Motivation: I ...
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Preparing a Ubuntu install for sharing

I have a virtual version of Ubuntu running in VirtualBox. Currently I have lots of personal information in it. I want to share the virtual image disk with other developers, but I don't want them to be ...
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How do I make login screen appear after plymouth has finished?

Firstly I am running Kubuntu 16.04 and whilst I know there is an "Ask Ubuntu" instance of SE I suspect this might not be something purely for the Ubunutu family and therefore of more benefit to the ...
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Linux-PAM can't use custom PAM module - possibly related to multiarch

I've built a simple, custom, PAM module and the module works as expected with pamtester and with some other pam testing code I found online. I've also built a simple dotnet core application which ...
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Changing Linux Distro in Dual Boot (Win10, Manjaro(Arch))

First of all I'm very new in the linux world so please be as tolerant as you could. I try to be as clear as I could in order to explain my question. My problem: I had 2 OS with dual boot in my ...
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What to do when i cant find mon0?

root@ubuntu:~# airmon-ng Interface Chipset Driver root@ubuntu:~# airodump-ng mon0 Interface mon0: ioctl(SIOCGIFINDEX) failed: No such device root@ubuntu:~#
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Connect Ubuntu to owncloud with webdav

I am trying to mount my ownCloud drive on my ubuntu instance hosted on AWS. As part of the tutorial I directs me to adjust my fstab entry. I want this to "auto mount" so my entry in fstab looks like ...
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Error while starting a LXC container

I am facing error while attempting to start a lxc container. I am using LXD btw. The error that i face is : ubuntu@ubuntu-blade1:~$ sudo lxc start test error: Error calling 'lxd forkstart test /var/...
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Installing kodi gives me the following error

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or ...
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How can I mount /usr on another partition but use a folder called /usr on that partition instead of using / as /usr?

Somewhat along the lines of this question, How to mount multiple directories on the same partition? but my situation is different. I have a 2 small partitions that I'm using for two variants of ...
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Xubuntu: logout using dbus

I'm new with Xubuntu and I have question. I'm logged in as user A, create a process in the name of B, that process creates session(/etc/X11/Xsession default) for user B. I want to terminate a session ...
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Unable to login with static port on xrdp

I have installed xrdp on a Ubuntu mate 16.04 PC and set up xrdp on it. I would like to set a static port so that same session is always opened. But for some reason when I set a static port remote ...
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Create LXD containers on machine with no internet connection

Server: Ubuntu 16.04 Server, x64, no internet connection I have LXD installed but am having trouble getting an image to that server to use as a baseline for containers. I have tried two options so ...
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Unable to clone git repository on ubuntu [closed]

While cloning git repository I am getting the following error Failed to connect to github.com port 443:Network is ureachable while I am able to clone on my windows machine Edited- git clone https:/...
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Unknown symbol usb_register_driver and usbderegister when inserting the kernel module without GPL licensing

I am a newbie to linux kernel modules. I have written a simple usb driver. The problem that I am facing is when I try to add module to the kernel I get the error "unknown symbol in module". in "...
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Is it a good practice to copy Go's binary distribution into `/usr/local/`? [on hold]

From Go's install webpage, Download the archive and extract it into /usr/local, creating a Go tree in /usr/local/go. For example: tar -C /usr/local -xzf go$VERSION.$OS-$ARCH.tar.gz ...
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VirtualBox Host - Ram Question - Mem Free Vs Mem Available - Possible Mem Leak?

I'm wondering if our system has lots of free RAM, or if its almost out. I read here regarding MemAvailable but I am wondering how it applies to VirtualBox as I am sure thats the reason the numbers I ...
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how to make my dns server public?

i'm trying to make a public DNS server , my DNS server works only on my internal network but when i try to 'nslookup example.com myDNSserverIP(public ip)' it fails i'm running it on ubuntu 15.10-...
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lxsession-logout vs lxde-logout

I'm new with lxde, I installed it on ubuntu 14.04 using sudo apt-get install lxde. But the problem I have is that I want to logout without a prompt. I've read some articles about this and they ...
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ubuntu 15.04 user experience with printer problems and suggestions for better printers [closed]

Change Title to: "I have a Canon MG3500 printer which SEEMS incompatible with Ubuntu 15.04 and LinuxMint-17, Anybody have workaround suggestions." ------------< title change above >--------...
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Bash scripting [keyboard input needed] [duplicate]

I'm new in Linux and I'm trying to make my first bash script to improve my work at college. Im working with a software called GROMACS and I'm trying to make a script to perfom a bunch of codes at the ...
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Unknown runlevel on Ubuntu 14.04, services not starting on boot

I rent a VPS from a VPS company and run an Ubuntu 14.04 web server there. Recently it had to be suspended by my provider for a while. After the suspension period (1-2 days), the VPS boots, but cannot ...
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Change resolution of text console

I bought an xps laptop with a 4k screen. Because of this, the font-size of my text consoles (Ctrl+Alt+[F1-F6]) are quite tiny. So I tried to change the resolution by editing /etc/default/grub like it ...
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Launching graphical application from tty to improve performance

Would there be any performance increase by opening a tty terminal and exec application as opposed to launching from a DE/WM, or would that only be the case if I were to boot without starting xorg (...
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Screen: List Windows in Session (Non-Interactive)

Is there a way to list the windows of a screen session from a non-interactive terminal? screen -S 'screen_name' -X windows According to gnu.org, this command displays the list of windows using the ...
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Configuring Tripwire on multiple hosts on one report

I have set up Tripwire on one of my servers but I would like to implement the same policy to run on multiple hosts. I would like to configure them so they all report to one email. Is this possible? I ...
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Unable to execute backup commands in a Virtual Tape Library

I have created a virtual tape library with mhVTL based on the steps given in this link. When i try to list the tapes with lsscsi -g that are mounted it showed. [0:0:0:0] disk ATA ...
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ssh: permission denied (publickey) after restoring to a backup that was known to work at the time of backup [duplicate]

So I have a few servers set up behind a bastion. I usually hop from bastion -> server A -> server B using agent forwarding. One day I try to log into server B and for no reason apparent to me I gives ...
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No sound for msi CX61-2QC [ubuntu]

ivan@ivan-CX61-2QC:~$ cat /proc/asound/cards 0 [HDMI ]: HDA-Intel - HDA Intel HDMI HDA Intel HDMI at 0xf7a14000 irq 35 1 [PCH ]: HDA-Intel - HDA Intel PCH ...
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How to install Unison 2.40 on Ubuntu 16.04 xenial (to resolve “Fatal error: Received unexpected header”)

On my raspberry pi computers: pi@mizu:~ $ unison -version unison version 2.40.102 On my desktop ubuntu 16.04 xenial: kayd@Trunk:~$ unison -version unison version 2.48.3 When trying to ...
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Thunderbird suddenly won't let me write emails [closed]

I'm not sure if it's a problem with Ubuntu Mate 16.04 or a general one. I only know a few weeks ago I upgraded from Xubuntu 14.04, and so installed thunderbird from scratch, and suddenly I can't write ...
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How to interpret VFS usage chart

I'm monitoring an old laptop running as LAMP server. I have trouble understanding this VFS usage chart (sorry can't include images yet) from monitorix (the monitoring tool I'm using). I don't ...
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Starting additional OpenVPN connection under systemd

I have a couple of OpenVPN connections to various servers that are autostarted when I log into my laptop. Other connections, to production servers, have to be set up manually. Until recently I ran ...
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32bit EFI with 64 bit linux OS. Can it be done?

I have a 32bit ubuntu linux install on an hp stream 7 tablet. For the sake of long term support I would like to install 64bit ubuntu linux on this device. The tablet has a 64 bit intel baytrail ...
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Correctly Installing Wifi Driver With patches from Github

I wish to install the driver in the following git. https://github.com/hadess/rtl8723bs Reading the documentation it appears I also need to install one or more patches. My device is an HP Stream 7....
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Black screen with blinking cursor after trying to boot Kali, Ubuntu, and Lubuntu live

I recently bought a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 15 (Model: 031925U) on Ebay. The machine came with Windows 7 Pro 32 bit installed. I replaced the HDD with a 240GB Samsung 750 Evo. With a 2.4Ghz i3 370M ...
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Redirecting all tcp traffic to Tor using iptables (proxy?)

I'm on the verge of smashing my T61 into pieces. I've installed tor, and put this in the torrc file, as indicated by the Tor Wiki: VirtualAddrNetworkIPv4 10.192.0.0/10 AutomapHostsOnResolve 1 ...
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Script for automatic gateway switching

I have two network connections. If one goes down other should come up automatically how i can do it with a shell script in Ubuntu 12.04
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Ubuntu MATE LiveCD hangs during VirtualBox boot, weird screen displayed

I downloaded the Ubuntu MATE 16.04 liveCD, and when I booted it with VirtualBox, it hung, and displayed this screen: I modified it with my mediocre GIMP skills to make it easier to read If somebody ...
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Set variables into script before or after SCP [duplicate]

I have two scripts out and disk_check.sh. The main script is the out which exports multiple variables but I need two variables set in disk_check.sh which are: VOL and VM_VOLUME. So my out script ...