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File permissions while installing a python module

I would like to install sphinx-doc from the sources so I git clone the module then installed it with sudo python setup.py install. Using /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pytz-2016.4-py2.7.egg ...
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ZFS pool disappears when adding (enabling) disks to computer

I am adding disks to computer, not to ZFS pool. More spesifically, I disabled other disks, then installed ZFS and created the pool. Now, when I enable the non-pool disks, the ZFS pool disappears. ...
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How to add the Platform Type ARM for the latest Monodevelop, version 5.10, running on Ubuntu Linux 16.04?

I would like to add the Platform Type ARM for the latest Monodevelop, version 5.10, running on Ubuntu Linux 16.04 so we can compile for Mono version 4.2.1 C# and do embedded application development. ...
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/bin/bash No such file or directory Connection closed [closed]

I try to connect to a server using ssh (authentification is fine). I got this: /bin/bash: No such file or directory Connection to xxx closed. Before, everything is working fine, Until I have ...
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gvfs and permissions on a remote external usb drive

I have transmission and deluge (trying to see if it's a problem with the app) and I'm having the same problem with both of them. When torrenting. I get an error " Operation not supported ...
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Bridge 2 wifi connections

I have set up Ubuntu desktop on my laptop with an internal wifi card and an external USB WiFi dongle. Both WiFi interfaces work. I'd like to make one into an access point, and the other into the ...
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Unknown bridge gets recreated after reboot on Ubuntu 15.04@VMWare

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on VMWare. For the last couple of days I have the issue that I have a "magic" network bridge: I never created this bridge and therefore I tried to delete it with the ...
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clang-tidy install

I have clang installed from packages on both Ubuntu 14.07, Centos 7 and Fedoara 22. I would like to use clang-tidy but can neither find a package nor how to install it without installing clang from ...
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Unable to use USB sound card with ALSA programming

I am trying to decode LTC data from an audio source coming to my USB sound card. For this I download sample program from this link. As jltcdump.c file use audio card 0 as defualt, so I make USB sound ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Live CD login appears sporadically after I disconnect and reconnect the Internet carrier cable for the Lenovo Think Station

I would like to find out why the Ubuntu Linux 15.10 Live CD login appears sporadically after I disconnect and reconnect the COMCAST Internet carrier cable at the back of the Lenovo Think Station ...
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PHP does not use MySQL default sockets

I am having a hard time understanding why PHP cannot connect with localhost as a host. I can connect by doing: mysql -uroot -p And also, through Sequel Pro I can connect with localhost as a host. ...
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Setup a common /opt such that both my Linux Distributions can use it

I have two Linux distributions: Ubuntu-Gnome and Fedora-XFCE, both having almost the same bunch of apps. Most of my apps are installed in the /opt space separately for both the distros. I have used ...
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Z170-A motherboard HDMI video issue with ubuntu

I purchased Z170-A motherboard PC with on-board HDMI port and i have installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 OS but problem is if i connect Monitor to HDMI port it's not working. but if i put external VGA card it ...
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Ubuntu as a Yun ntp server: broadcast issues

I have an Ubuntu server to use as an ntp server for Yuns. I am having issues broadcasting with my linksys (BEFW11S4) router to my Yuns. Optimally: I need this to provide ntp service to Yuns ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.10 doesn't recognize internet card

I just installed ubuntu server (the installer connected to the internet with no troubles), and I cannot get it to connect wirelessly to the internet. I've googled to no avail, as there is no ethX ...
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Why has everything gone very small?

I have installed Lubuntu on my laptop; however, everything displays very small. The resolution is at 1080p, which it has been at since I started using the OS. It just started to load up like this ...
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Ubuntu: Installing programs into specific locations

I have software which is built using a makefile. This makefile also contains (relative) paths to different programs (such as gsoap, postgresql and others) which provide stuff that I need to include. ...
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Is next LTS versions of Ubuntu based on actual testing version of Debian

From the several sources I've completed this table: | UBUNTU VERSION | UBUNTU CODE NAME | UBUNTU RELEASE DATE | UBUNTU LTS | DEBIAN CODE NAME | DEBIAN VERSION | ...
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How to connect Ubuntu 14.04 NIS Client to a IRIX NIS Server

I'm trying to connect a new Ubuntu 14.04 Server (64Bit) as NIS Client to an SGI Irix NIS Server. It's a standard installation of Ubuntu, only ssh, nfs and nis (pam and other stuff came along by ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS does not save my preferences

From the last restart of the system, few days ago, I have a problem with setting my preferences on Ubuntu 14.04. More precisely, I have the following issues at the boot of the system: Other ...
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How To Copy Files From Local Windows Machine To Remote Server [closed]

I want to copy a file from my local machine to a remote server. My local machine is running on Windows 10 and I use PuTTY to connect to the remote server, which is running Ubuntu.
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How to automatically mount a NAS in Ubuntu

I'm trying to set up a network attached storage (NAS) in my house to access from multiple computers. My NAS is actually a hard-drive containing all my music, plugged directly into my router. My goal ...
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Install mdadm without postfix in ubuntu trusty

I want to build a RAID system on top of Ubuntu Trusty. When I do apt-get install mdadm A screen pop up asking me to configure postfix. Because I will run this installation in automation script. Is ...
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How can a daemon user connect through SSH? [closed]

I have launched process named redmine that launched by deamon user – redmine. Some inner redmine (as process) plugin needs SSH connection to outer service and make it from redmine (user), but this ...
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Aptitude deleted a buttload of modules when I tried to install Imagemagick, how do I undo this?

Yesterday I tried to install Imagemagick, I used apt-get at first, which returned an error. I was already trying to install ImageMagick for hours, so I got impatient. A post on stackoverflow said that ...
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How do I obtain the dependency fcitx-dbus?

When I run fcitx, I get the following errors. $ (INFO-3262 /build/buildd/fcitx-4.2.8.3/src/lib/fcitx/addon.c:151) Load Addon Config File:fcitx-dbus.conf (INFO-3262 ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu

I'm tying to install a fresh Ubuntu 15.10 distro on my laptop. I boot my pc from the usb with the Ubuntu installer, On the GRUB menu, I select test without install, but when it reachs the screen where ...
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What is using trillions of inodes on my almost empty server? [closed]

I have 18446744069923968593 inodes (which seem really too much) and much more problematic: I have 18446744069414835186 used so the system won't create any other file (even if the disk is almost ...
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Unable to use a self-signed certif. on localhost

I created a self-signed certificate for localhost for testing as follows: openssl genrsa -out key.pem 2048 openssl req -new -key key.pem -out certificate.csr openssl x509 -req -in certificate.csr ...
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How to reinstall configuration file [duplicate]

How do you revert or reinstall a configuration file in Debian/Ubuntu? I accidentally overwrote the file /etc/bluetooth/main.conf. Running dpkg -S /etc/bluetooth/main.conf shows that the package bluez ...
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After installation of Ubuntu (not dual boot), how to find the drives?

I recently clean installed Ubuntu without dual boot, so everything was erased, but now I can't seem to find where my C and D drives are located. Here are the results of some commands that I tried: ...
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Stop Ubuntu on Macbook from booting into OS X from external drive

I have Ubuntu (Lubuntu) installed on a MacBook which has two external hard drives connected to it. One of the partitions on one of those drives is a bootable backup of an OS X machine. When I reboot ...
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how to limit file manager access based on users on Ajenti

I installed Ajenti-v on my ubuntu server 15.10 and I want to create multiple users with specific access to their home directory. currently, whenever I create a new ajenti user (which is synced with ...
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LDAP Authentication

I'm currently trying to set up an LDAP server for centralized authentication. I set up phpLDAPadmin and my structure is as follows: dc=example,dc=com cn=admin ou=users cn=system cn=testuser ...
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Colored horizontal lines when booting from GRUB

I have an annoying problem when I boot to windows from GRUB boot menu, I got always colored lines that disappear in seconds. I also tried to change my linux distro 3 times but I always get the same ...
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Prevent shutdown using shell script run at shutdown

Background: I have a Python script that runs (infinitely) from startup in the background of a Ubuntu server. The process is ended by sending a SIGINT which is handled by the script which finishes all ...
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Ubuntu trusty format disk slower than RHEL7?

I observed that disk formatting is much slower in Ubuntu than in RHEL7. Does anybody know why that is? EDIT: Forgot to mention, I'm formatting the disk with ext4. Using mke2fs
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How to allow URL auth with Chromium browser

Chromium options used --allow-running-insecure-content --ignore-certificate-errors --ignore-urlfetcher-cert-requests --disable-gpu --no-sandbox URL auth ...
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How to run an executable file (web app) 24/7 and restart automatically when it breaks down? [closed]

I have an executable file on a server which is a full-fledged standalone web application. When I login to a server via ssh and run the file, the website become visible in the internet. Obviously, ...
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Linux Mint OS always freezes when laptop is not charging

I'm using Linux Mint 17.3 OS on my HP Compaq nc6400 laptop. The OS always freezes after a while if I'm using my laptop without charging it but never does so if I'm charging my laptop while using it. ...
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KVM on Crouton chroot?

I've enabled Vt-x support in BIOS, and have been trying to get KVM on my chroot for a few days now. I lost my chroot last night (got it into an unbootable state) trying and had to build a new one. ...
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Upstart job starts the script twice

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-85-generic x86_64) where I created a simple Upstart job: # content of /etc/init/listener.conf start on runlevel [2345] stop on runlevel [!2345] ...
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Add TCP congestion control variant to Linux Ubuntu

I want to test different variants of TCP in Linux Ubuntu. I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Kernel version 3.14. When I check the available congestion control algorithm using the following command sysctl ...
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Sed incremental arithmetic

I want to replace a number at the end of a string by incrementing the number by one each time I run a specific sed line. the string looks like this: server-port=25555 I was thinking I could run ...
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Unable to mount SD card at crouton startup

I am just starting out running Ubuntu trusty through crouton on my chromebook, and I am attempting at mounting my sd card at startup. I currently have a shell script which mounts the sd card when it ...
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Long response time when using chroot

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server and yesterday the response time of the server was quite long, meaning when using simple commands like: ls -al it would take up to 20 seconds to respond in a very ...
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Ubuntu VPS in sleep mode / standby?

I currently have a problem with my VPS (ubuntu 14.04.4). When I access it after hours the first time again via HTTP or SSH it takes a few seconds until it reacts, sometimes it is even too long, so it ...
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Should I create should my own user with less privileges on a server (Digit. Ocean)?

I'm trying to deploy a website at Digital Ocean. I have the user root as the default. However, since it's root I believe I should create my own, normal user, shouldn't I? Nonetheless, in the ...
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Is it possible to run iCloud Drive on Ubuntu?

I'm active Apple user, I have MacBook at home, but Linux PC on the work. One of most annoying thing for me is sync my personal data between home, work and mobile devices (like documents etc). At the ...
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Bluetooth adapter not found Ubuntu 14.04

I know this has been asked a lot, but I have tried almost every possible answer and it still isn't working. I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Asus C300 chromebook through crouton, and I can't ...