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Monitor bandwidth usage from different virtual hosts

I've got a VPS running Ubuntu and Apache and hosting several sites on it using virtual hosts. It would be very interesting to monitor which of these sites takes the most power and bandwidth, I've been ...
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Can't get grub to boot windows 7 partition. “error: invalid EFI file path”

I have an "HP pavilion 7008tx dv7" laptop. It came bundled with Windows 7 and has two 1TB HHD and an 32G SSD. Here is the output form "sudo parted -l": Model: ATA TOSHIBA MQ01ABD1 (scsi) Disk /...
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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 ...
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configuring pppoe in Ubuntu 14.04

I have taken a broadband connection from G Broadband. I haven't opted for a router as I wanted the connection just for my laptop. So I am now connecting via lan cable. The G Broadband guy could not ...
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append mode in Centos and Ubuntu

Both my systems show the very same permissions on the file. -rw-r--r-- I have a script running in R that uses a basic R function download.file('http://www.sample-videos.com/csv/Sample-Spreadsheet-...
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Booting via grub (Ubuntu) with encrypted LVM

I've been obliged to install Ubuntu with ~everything encrypted (not just the home partition). Machine is a laptop with a single drive (/dev/sda) which I've partitioned thus: /dev/sda1 = FAT32, ...
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How to install ap-hotspot

I can't seem to install ap-hotspot on ubuntu 12.04. I read somewhere that I should run the following commands: $ sudo su - # add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 # aptitude update # aptitude ...
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Trying to understanding startup procedure of monit

I am just starting to learn monit. On its man page I found this: The behavior of Monit is controlled by command-line options and a run control file, ~/.monitrc, the syntax of which we describe ...
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Errors building and installing clBLAS on Ubuntu 16.04 (64bit)

I'm tring to build clBLAS from source on Ubuntu 16.04 (64bit). From the cmake configuration output it appear the dependencies have been satisfied. I'm being guided by instructions from here like so; ...
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Linux Ubuntu / Mint Live CD user-home customization

I'm trying to customize Linux Mint Live CD with these instruction (uck doesn't work for me). What I want is to have more icons at its Live CD user (/home/mint/Desktop) but I can't find /home/mint on ...
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How to modify output on a bash terminal for all outputs

I would like to be able to permanently edit my setup (I am running ubuntu) so that every time the terminal outputs something it adds something to the output. An example of this would be to add a line ...
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Auto reconnect to wifi once disconnected?

On Ubuntu 14.04, I am using a usb wireless adapter to connect to a wireless network. The connection is often disconnected (I have tried to solve the problem, but I don't know why. That is another ...
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Compiling PHP with apache mod_php on Linux

I need to compile PHP with apache module on Kubuntu. I have installed both apache2 and apache2-dev. But I am unable to locate apxs2 nor apxs. $ uname -a Linux hppavilion 4.4.0-21-generic #37-Ubuntu ...
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How to Complete this Texlive 2016 installation in Linux?

Condition: incomplete TexLive 2016 installation Differential conditions: Ubuntu-related system bug Settings in $HOME/.bashrc PATH="/usr/local/texlive/2016/bin/x86_64-linux:$PATH" Before starting ...
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How to import a large and complex csproj into MonoDevelop 5.10 with Ubuntu 16.04 and the ASP.NET addin?

I would like to know how to import a large and complex csproj into MonoDevelop 5.10 with Ubuntu 16.04 and the ASP.NET addin I tried this method recently , http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9220290/...
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How to Manage TeXLive 2016, Lyx and KDE Tikz in Linux?

I installed manually TeXLive 2016 by the script install-tl so it is not anymore controlled by apt-get. However, I need too Lyx and KDE Tikz, which should work well with TeXLive. I am thinking how to ...
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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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Serving webpages with Apache on Ubuntu server [closed]

I've set up an old machine running Ubuntu server 13.1. I can access it remotely with webmin and I was able to install apache that way. What I would like to be able to do is to put web pages and be ...
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How to connect to device via SSH over direct ethernet connection

I have a device that I need to connect to over SSH. The device is connected to my workstation via a direct ethernet connection. I'm attempting to assign the connected device an IP address somehow that ...
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Powertop doesn't display Power est. column

When I run powertop, it doesn't display the "Power Est." column that shows the estimated power consumption in Watts of each row. It should look like in the screen capture here: MacBook Pro Retina: ...
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Authentication vsftpd account using remote LDAP user

I'm trying to authenticate vsftpd from LDAP logins which hosted remotely another server . vsftpd hosted on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-48-generic x86_64) amazon aws . from the LDAP server ...
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lost folder from /mnt and recovering

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-48-generic x86_64) on Amazon AWS. I had a folder "foo" in the /mnt and after few modification I had to recover to previous backup of the instance . ...
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Remove injected code from all php files in directory on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a site where some code was injected into a very large number of php files and removing them manually is not feasible due to the number of files. I can search for a variable name from the ...
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fdisk Not Returning Space?

I'm trying to resize my ext4 partition by giving it about half of my swap space. The swap partition (/dev/sda6) currently comes right after my ext4 partition (/dev/sda5). In fdisk, I remove my ext4 ...
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How to set up wifi hotspot with 802.11n mode?

I have two computers running Ubuntu 14.04 (ok, one is actually Mint 17.1, but that's based on Ubuntu 14.04), and I am looking to use one as a wi-fi hotspot for the other. Both computers have identical ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 possibly going to sleep? [closed]

I have a web server(apache) running on Ubuntu 14.04. It has been running fine for years. It is a VM on a vmware host. About a month ago we restored it to a new vmware host from a backup because the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Networking Problems

I recently deployed a VM with Ubuntu 15.10 and I am having trouble configuring the network properly. Note: When the OS was installed, it picked up an IP (from DHCP I guess), because it didn't ask me ...
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Consistent network interface name ubuntu using pci slot

One can set consistent interface naming via mac address by modifying /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules. Can you establish consistent interface naming by PCI slot number? (I tried but failed) ...
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How Troubleshoot Failed Installation of pywfdb from pip?

Condition: unable to troubleshoot failed installation of the library/module pywfdb from pip Differential conditions: failed dependenciens of pywfdb Exclude: upstart/systemd design bugs with runit in ...
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Warning because addgroup tries to create an already existing user group

I am trying to run the command dpkg --configure -a in order to fix dpkg so I can apt-get programs. I get the error addgroup: The group 'systemd-journal' already exists as a system group. Exiting. ...
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How to display all the environment variables stored in my unix?

Is there any command to display all the Environment variables stored in my unix?
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wireless network working erratically on debian

I can't figure out how to make WIFI work correctly on debian. First of all, when I just installed Debian I had WICD as the network program. This program doesn't work correctly. Specifically it can't ...
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How to Configure CGI in Ubuntu?

I am very new to Apache in Ubuntu. I recently installed Apache2 on Ubuntu and I am trying to configure CGI. I added the following lines in apache2.conf file: ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ /home/router/cgi-...
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nvidia-prime doesn't disable nvidia video card

Elementary OS Freya (ubuntu 14.04 x64), nvidia-355 proprietary driver from ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa. cat /proc/acpi/bbswitch returns 0000:01:00.0 OFF When in nvidia-settings Intel enabled. But ...
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Help needed with Raid 5 that was working OK

My parents had a Netgear RN 104 that stopped working properly, they messed with some settings, messed it up and gave it to me to fix. It has 4 x 4tb drives in Raid 5. I've used mdadm before to ...
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Change sampling rate in ALSA

I'm a Computer Audiophile, I've used Windows (with ASIO4ALL)and OSX for Audio. Now I'm making Ubuntu 13 my HTPC/Stereo Audio. To begin with I disabled Pulse audio and using GooMusicplayer with ALSA. ...
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Printing to ubuntu client via network, using php that reside in windows 7 webserver [closed]

I plan to change my windows 7 client to ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The client has a local printer (Epson LX-310) that is used to print an invoice in web app environment built using apache with php (the web ...
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Trying to restart apache using Vagrant - “The apache2 configtest failed”

I have setup Vagrant (details below) and am just trying to start Apache so that I can get to a point that I can actually see a site in a browser, however when using sudo service apache2 start, I ...
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Page not found but page is there

What am I doing wrong? When I search https://teampass.domain.org/ I get a blank screen. when I search https://teampass.domain.org/teampass, I get the following errors. Error on Chrome: The ...
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Permisions overwritten when files are transfered via FTP. What to do?

Got my web server up and running using apache2 with the ability to ftp to /var/www folder. However, if I make an update to .html and copied over the file via ftp, the file's permisions become more ...
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Can /mnt/hgfs/'shared folder' be used as apache root?

I have an Ubuntu Server (12.04) running on my development machine. It is in a VM. I have succeeded with the task of setting up Apache2, MySQL, and PHP. I can access the server from my host browser ...
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How to write/edit/update the OsIndications efi variable from command line?

In the need to enter the UEFI firmware setup utility while using ultra fast boot (keyboard drivers are not loaded during POST), I wish to write to the "Os Indications" efi variable. My OS is Ubuntu 14....
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Remote desktop VNC from Ubuntu to CentOS7 showing strange view

I'm trying to use remote desktop on my LAN to access a machine's gui from another computer. The machine I am working on is Ubuntu14.04LTS using KDE desktop. The target machine is CENTOS7 with MATE ...
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Installing docker hangs at “setting up docker-engine” on ubuntu xenial

I'm trying to install docker on ubuntu xenial and am following this tutorial: https://docs.docker.com/engine/installation/linux/ubuntulinux/. So far it's gone without a hitch except for there ...
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Lost Mouse and Pointer as well Screen settings

I do run Ubuntu 14.4 on an Server with a Desktop on it for the user, that works as well on the server. Since there was a faulty drive in the Raid, I had to reset all for the efiboot and grub, as the ...
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Desktop files disappeared mysteriously. Entire directory missing

My desktop files on Ubuntu disappeared mysteriously when I tried to drag and drop files to my pen drive. I tried all options available on stack exchange and elsewhere on the internet, like ...
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How do I fix my CIFS mouning options correctly to not break the mount?

I'm in the process of setting up a new NAS in my home setup. Part of this is mounting it on my Ubuntu server running 14.04. My problem arises when I want to mount a subfolder of a share so that only ...
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Installing ruby 2.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 using ruby-install application

I've been through a couple of tutorials on how to install ruby 2.1.* My system currently has ruby 1.9.3 and I want the latest one. I'm following the following tutorial on how to install it from here: ...
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Failed Ubuntu dual-boot installation - GRUB errors 'failure reading sector'

I've been unsuccessfully trying to install Kubuntu 16.04 on my new laptop alongside W10, which it came in with. Now I did this twice already on different computers and was always successful and there ...