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Run a script after login that prints to the terminal a welcome message?

I want a script that writes to the terminal a welcome message (something like echo "welcome, usr. Linux version..." etc). I have the script written, it works (i.e. it has execute privileges) so I know ...
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How do I set up network connection via 3G USB modem for Linux?

I've spent a lot of time searching for a solution, but now I'm here. I need to set up LG 3G USB modem for my Ubuntu 16.04. The system is able to see the device: $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 1004:...
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How do I define an Ubuntu Linux16.04 systemd service for fastcgi-mono-server4 or xsp4?

How do I define an Ubuntu Linux16.04 systemd service for fastcgi-mono-server4 or xsp4? I have already defined an Ubuntu Linux16.04 systemd service for apache2 by copying obex.service to apache2....
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How to install mailman when it needs an older version of Python?

I am working on an install of mailman 3.0.3 on Ubuntu Server 16.04 which ships with Python 3.5.1 and 2.7.11. Per Barry Warsaw that version of mailman requires Python 3.4.n. https://gitlab.com/mailman/...
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fortran program crashes instantly with segmentation fault

I have a fortran program which I compiled myself and I ran the executable hundreds of times (without recompiling or anything), but now when I run it, it crashes instantly with segmentation fault. ...
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Custom greeting when I log in via ssh

I need to create a custom greeting message on my server when I log in via ssh. Or at least I want to add some information to it. I have none of these files: /etc/ssh/sshd_config, /etc/motd. So how can ...
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Relationship is between Apache2 and xsp2 (or mono-xsp2) for an Ubuntu Linux 16.04 system which serves mono ASP-NET content to an web browser user

I am interested in knowing what is the relationship is between Apache2 and xsp2 (or mono-xsp2) for an Ubuntu Linux 16.04 system which serves mono ASP-NET content to an web browser user requesting an ...
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How to lump together Apache2 Server and xsp2 server in the configuration for auto start when the PC reboots?

We need to lump together Apache2 Server and xsp2 server(or mod-mono-server server) in the configuration for the auto start sample shown below when the PC reboots. Quoting from the article, http://...
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Grub menu on reboot after removing another distro partition

I just acquired a macbook air. I dual-booted mac os with Ubuntu. It is my first time multiple-booting on a mac. I triple-booted with another Ubuntu. Ater removing the third distro, I experience some ...
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Couldn't connect to Larvel homestead database with MYSQL workbench

I am unable to connect to laravel homestead via mysql workbench here is how i connected but i am facing the below issue Plz Plz help me !!! Edit: Here are the details as requested by Gerath ...
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Is the openjdk-r ppa trustworthy enough to install on server?

We are running ubuntu 14.04, which still does not have openjdk8 yet. And I doubt they are going to fix this very soon. We need jdk8 very badly. Is this openjdk-r ppa safe enough?
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Bridged networking problem with Xen 4.6 and Ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to setup a Xen virtualization on Ubuntu 16.04, and Xen 4.6. My plan is to have 1 private network, as well as virtual servers with public IP addresses which should be accessible externally (...
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Why I cannot purge mono-devel on Ubuntu Linux 16.04?

After I sudo apt-get install mono-devel , when I try to purge mono-devel on Ubuntu Linux 16.04, I get the following error message: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Ubuntu Gnome stuck in startup(gnome logo) sometimes

I pick a(successful startup) and b(fail to start) dmesg file, hope someone can help me differ the file and find out why sometimes my ubuntu system fail to start(it frozen before login interface ...
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Multiple Subinterfaces on a Wireless NIC (Ubuntu)

I need to create multiple subinterfaces on a wireless NIC. I have done it on a regular wired NIC before but before I test myself, I wanted to find out from the community if it is possible. The ...
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Continue monitor web server and download newly added files

What are the best way to continuously monitor a web server (HTTP) and download newly added file with min. delay (ideally < 1min. delay)?
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pppd: using the noauth option requires root privilege

I have a user username who is member of group dip. I'm trying to run /usr/sbin/pppd, which is mode -rwsr-xr--, owner root, group dip, as user username. However, I get the error message: /usr/sbin/pppd:...
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Linux Mint 17: Menu editors can't “move” Main Menu applications

Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela 64-bit MATE 1.10.2 mintmenu 5.6.4 Menu editors cannot apply "move" to Mint Menu applications. Mozo menu editor (default menu editor, version 1.10.1-1+rafaela) Displays ...
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Find recursively files that have a percentage of lines in common

Is possible to do this? I want an output where i have only files that are 50% the same of others or have 20+ lines in commons. I'm trying to isolate commons functions in *.java files. Thank you!
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How to Get Sufficient Flash Player in Chromium?

Test video https://twitter.com/NHL/status/740577888735526912. In Chromium Unsuccessfuly attempts I followed the guide here > https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ > 64 bit apt Ubuntu 10+. After ...
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rsyslog: how to log to one of multiple log servers

I have a server that generates a lot of log content (single log file), and want to send it out to say 4 backends. I do not want all entries to be duplicated to every backend, but, say, rotate among ...
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How to Have Rapid Thumbnail View for Presentations?

I would like get faster review of presentation thumbnails in Linux, which has been tried to be solved since 2012 unsuccessfully in many forums, here AskUbuntu thread, here LibreOffice thread and here ...
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How to Make MoveToTrash mean Delete Permanently by One-liner?

I did Move to Trash > Empty Trash. However, .fileNames and .directoryNames stay in the filesystem those .files/.directories which have exactly the same name as my deleted files/directories For ...
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Forcing zpool to use /dev/disk/by-id in Ubuntu Xenial

I'm giving the bundled OpenZFS on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial a try. When creating pools, I always reference drives by their serials in /dev/disk/by-id/ (or /dev/disk/gpt on FreeBSD) for resiliency. Drives ...
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iptables configuration

I'm trying to setup iptables, the forward rules are workin fine, but the output rules are making problems. I Can't access internet from the hosts beheind the firewall neither the firewall server can ...
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Why does my cursor keep disappearing/flickering?

I'm fairly new to Linux, and am starting out with Ubuntu in an effort to become more comfortable with the operating system. However, I'm currently using a dual-screen setup, with one screen being a ...
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Installing large package throwing “no space” error

Im trying to install unity3D on my persitsent Ubuntu linuy, the stick is 10+ gb and the persistent part about 4GB. But whenever i run dpkg -i unity-editor-5.3.5f1+20160525_amd64.deb it takes a while ...
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How would I make this script more efficient? [closed]

I am writing a script that will systematically install Numix theme using gnome-tweak-tool. I want to make sure that I don't reinstall items if they are already installed, so I used which [name of ...
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Detect WebP files

I am using Ubuntu and type doesn't seem to work for webp images: bash: type: test.webp: not found How can I discriminate webp images from the command line?
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Still prompted for password after creating authorization keys

I have a Macbook pro, and I successfully set up authorization keys so that I didn't have to enter a password each time I log in to a remote machine. Years later I have a new computer that I have put ...
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Why is /lib/modules so huge under my gentoo, compared to Ubuntu

I have a Gentoo installation. For compiling the kernel I used the configuration from Ubuntu 14.04 kernel. I find it hard to understand why the sizes of the modules libraries are so different: In ...
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Does copying files to live usb damage the installation?

I've made myself a live Ubuntu stick (with persistence if that matters) but I can't boot into it from the PC I'm currently using (boot menu is restricted) Can I save files onto the USB without ...
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Where is the ntpd package on Ubuntu Wily (15.10)

I am looking for/trying to install ntpd I am using the following Ubuntu distribution: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 15.10 Release: 15.10 Codename: wily sudo apt-get install ...
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Trying to use Python SpeechRecognition on Ubuntu 14.04 but flac-linux-x86 not found

When I try to run the example script audio_transcribe.py on my Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine I get a FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory. The thing is, I can see the exact file ...
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Setting primary screen in middle of three-monitor-setting

While googling to solve my problem I came across the stack post here. However, my setting is a little different: ----- | D | | V | -------- ---------- | I | |HDMI-1| |Notebook| | - | --------...
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Why these condas take much space?

I am newbie in conda and trying to understand its environments. System: Ubuntu 16.04. I do but notice it takes about 28 Gb memory, which I cannot understand. sudo -H pip install conda conda create ...
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Is clock_getres the proper function for obtaining the resolution for Ubuntu 16.04 clock_gettime()?

Is clock_getres the proper function for obtaining the resolution for Ubuntu 16.04 clock_gettime()? If it is , how do I use the result to do this calculation? 64 bit integer has 15 base 10 digits of ...
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Getting a Windows 7 installation to run virtualized under Ubuntu?

I've currently installed Windows 7 and Ubuntu via dualboot. To avoid switching the OS by rebooting, i want to be able to start my Windows 7 via a virtual machine. It is important to be able to boot ...
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Assistance with mdadm.conf syntax for reassembly of existing RAID0

I'm trying to recover a friends data from a Sony Vaio VGN-AW47GH Laptop. It has a pair of Toshiba MK5055GS 2.5" 500GB HDD combined (according to my reading) into a 1TB RAID0. The laptop is no longer ...
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How to avoid the difference in options that were used for creation of ext4 partitions on different Linux distro?

I have some set of scripts that create qcow2 file with grub legacy (0.97) with special patch to boot from ext4 and ext4 file system for '/'. When I run those scripts on Ubuntu 12.04/14.04 the VMs ...
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internet connection issue after installing ubuntu

I just installed ubuntu 16.04 on a HP labtop. The installation process was finished successfully. I also enabled the wireless internet, the wireless icon shows the wireless connection is established. ...
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File server.js is being edited (by root with nano 2.4.2, PID xxxx); continue?

I am on Ubuntu 15.10 x64. When I am trying to edit server.js file, it is opening a blank nano editor and displaying "File server.js is being edited (by root with nano 2.4.2, PID xxxx); continue?" ...
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Can I obtain microsecond granularity when I calculate the number of nanoseconds from Windows Epoch to today?

Using Ubuntu Linux 16.04 and g++, I was wondering if could obtain microsecond or millisecond granularity when I calculate the number of nanoseconds between Unix Epoch or Windows Epoch and an arbitrary ...
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Installing ROOT(statistics program from CERN) on Linux Ubuntu

I'm trying to install ROOT v5.34 on Linux Ubuntu v12.04. After extracting the files and running the configure script, I type in make to initiate the installing process. However, after some time, I get ...
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What desktop environment was Joli OS based on?

I know Joli OS was based on Ubuntu (or some Ubuntu flavour), but what DE was it based on? Or had it built its very own?
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Is it possible to format the root boot disk with Ubuntu still running?

I want to boot Ubuntu, and format the root / boot disk whilst Ubuntu is still running. Is this possible?
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - ssh connection times out using host-only adapter

I have set up a Ubuntu 16 LTS server in VirtualBox and have added a Host-only Network adapter. The IP address is set from what I can see running ifconfig but I am unable to ssh in from bash, the ...
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Virtualbox Ubuntu guest Xilinx Platform Cable USB II

I try to install Ubuntu on a Virtualbox. (Windows 10 Host, 64 Bit LTS 14.04) Ubuntu is working so far but after installing Vivado (Webedition) I created a simple hello world. Synthesizing is working ...
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DHCP and Option82 unable to allocate addresses

On my pc, I have four NICs - eth0,eth1,eth2,eth3. eth1 is connected to the company LAN. eth0,eth2,eth3 are connected to a switch I am currently configuring as a study. eth0 is the dhcp server, eth2 is ...
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What is the purpose of '/var/lib/dpkg/available' file in Ubuntu/Debian? [duplicate]

What is the role of the /var/lib/dpkg/available file in Ubuntu and Debian machines?