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Booting linux from USB flash drive

I have a lenovo desktop and a lenovo laptop, both running windows 8.1. I downloaded the ubuntu 14.10 iso file, burnt it to a installation CD. Then install it on my desktop harddisk. Everything ...
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Using ~/.ssh/authorized_keys for non-root users?

I have a bunch of users that are each connected to a directory in the home folder. Any way to set this up so that every time I create a new user and directory it's linked to ~/.ssh/authorized_keys so ...
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CP2102 usb to serial error

I'm trying to flash the nodemcu fw for the esp8266 using a usb to serial adapter, it come mounted on /dev/ttyUSB0 but it can't communicate with the module. All the connection are ok, and I've also ...
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Debian BT878 card stream to external zoneminder

I placed 2 analog cameras in my countryside. I placed one computer and installed ubuntu with zoneminder, but it was too slow and didn't work properly. So now I have another idea - I have VPS on which ...
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Awesome Window Manager and keyboard settings

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 and I have installed Awesome on top of it. To configure some settings I am still using unity-control-center, however I just noticed that whatever I put into keyboard settings ...
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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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How to send an email using mailx so that From and To appear correctly in the email?

I need to send an email from my Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I am using mailx command to do that. Below is the command I am using which works fine. echo "Test server started at `date +"%F %T"` on `hostname ...
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How to send an email using UPSTART if my executable gets restarted?

I am using UPSTART to restart my executable if by any chance it goes down and it works fine. start on runlevel [2345] stop on runlevel [016] chdir /opt/data/data_server respawn post-stop script ...
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Ubuntu Linux - one app invoke the other

I recently installed Viber on my Ubuntu machine. I notice that in the Viber application, when using chat, the sender can send a location as well. When I click the location icon in the chat window, the ...
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what's the name of ubuntu package contains llvm linker lld

Would like to try this lld from LLVM. The doc on apt could be found here, but I don't know which package contains the lld executable. It seems the purpose of lld is to remove the system dependency, ...
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Chrome OS/Chromium OS IMG file for Ubuntu 14.10

I downloaded the latest build from Arnold the Bat, Hexxeh and Cr OS Linux (I couldn't put a link on Hexxeh 'cause I don't have enough reputation to put that many links :/). I made a Live USB with each ...
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FTP and WWW services don't acknowledge connections

I have Lubuntu 14.04 LTS with vsftpd and the lamp stack (apache2, etc.) installed. Everything works fine on the LAN. Externally, the services don't acknowledge connection attempts. I can see packets ...
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How To Run Script In Linux At Startup

I am trying to run a script at startup, for that i added a script in Init.d and created a link using command "update-rc.d script_name defaults" But when i restart the system i got only black screen. ...
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Spamassassin object method location problems after restart

After spamassassin was restarted by the daily cronjob this morning it's flooding syslog with the following errors: Feb 9 09:24:26 mail spamd[8766]: spamd: got connection over /var/run/spamd.socket ...
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mpd: no audio until the desktop mode activated via ssh

I have mpd installed on my ubuntu server where I also installed desktop. I leave the server in shell mode (ctrl+alt+f1). I often start playing music via ssh from iPad/iPhone. It works well but there ...
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Ubuntu preseed file over HTTP not working (using a nonstandard port)

I've set up an Ubuntu preseed file, and want to test it using a 14.04 x86 mini iso on one of my computers. I use Python's built in HTTP server: cd ~/path/to/preseed/files python -m SimpleHTTPServer ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wifi hotspot frequently disconnecting using edimax dongle

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS flavor of Linux and use the edimax dongle to create a WiFi access point to share my pc internet connection. I successfully created a hotspot using the plasma-nm applet using ...
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Problem dual booting windows 8 and ubuntu 14.04

I had windows 8 for like 12 months Yesterday I choose to install ubuntu 14.04. On windows 8 I had 2 partitions C(where windows was installed) and D(other ntfs partition). I shrunk D with 50 GB then I ...
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Problems with kerrighed

I heard about kerrighed and i want to use it for rendering with blender because it is a single system image. I tried to install it over pxe like the installation guide from kerrighed.org says. The ...
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Ubuntu + nginx , get information about virtual machine

first of all i'm not server administrator, so sorry if my question is very silly. Shed some light on the structure of the server. I have one server and in this server is two virtual machines (web_a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Brightness level problem

I know we had a lots of questions about that problem but none worked for me. I have a dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 but cannot change the brightness level just when I use Linux. The only ...
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Mousepad is not working

I had installed ubuntu 14.04 lts on my machine and just found out that my mouse pad is not working, when I switched to windows its working properly. I search from forums for solutions but none of ...
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How convert these output into human readable format

I just ping the google.com, then i checked in the wireshark it give some output icmp. Like this 0000 c8 d3 a3 c9 a6 f4 9c 2a 70 cd f2 c5 08 00 45 00 .......* p.....E. 0010 00 54 6c b0 40 00 40 ...
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Rotating a log with date included

How do I setup logrotate to rotate openerp-server.log into openerp-server-YY-MM-DD.log?
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Are SMART diagnosis tools giving correct output?

My problem is the following: In November, the hard-disk analyser tool of Ubuntu 14.04 (Disks) showed some bad sectors. As this disk was very old, I replaced it by a Western Digital WD1600BEKT. Now, I ...
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vpn l2tp connection on ubuntu 14.10

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 and I need to create a VPN L2TP connection. I installed strongswan, as suggested by this answer, but now I don't understand how to configure the connection. The connection ...
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Creating a Ubuntu disk-less image with Vagrant

I'm trying to set up Ubuntu diskless servers and clients. In the section "Creating your NFS installation" whereby we have to copy client OS files to server. mount -t nfs -onolock ...
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How to set environment variable for BACI compiler and interpreter?

I have installed executable files for BACI compiler and interpreter in my Ubuntu system. But now every time I have to compile my .cm file I have to go to the program folder and run ./bacc and ...
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install just goes to a blank or black screen

ViciBox is built with OpenSuSE v.13.1 64-bit, while the current version looks to be 13.2, not 13.1. This is the only reason I can find to explain why this distro fails to install onto this particular ...
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Can't boot into installer of Mint or Ubuntu

I'm currently running Windows Vista. I've tried installing both Mint and Ubuntu by both the DVD-R and USB drive methods. When I reboot, I can hit F12 to open the typical installation menu, but any ...
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Use #!/bin/sh or #!/bin/bash for Ubuntu-OSX compatibility and ease of use & POSIX

I know that I can use either as the first line of scripts to invoke the desired shell. Would #!/bin/sh be recommended if compatibility with all unix systems is an absolute requirement? In my case ...
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How to allow an FTP account on an SFTP server

I connect to my server via SSH for a user called 'ubuntu'. It needs a private key to connect and the same goes for the same account via FileZilla. I'm currently setting up a server block with nginx ...
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Screen brightness adjustment not working in Ubuntu 14.04

When I try adjusting the screen brightness using the function keys on the keyboard, the adjustment scale is shown on the screen responding but the screen brightness is not adjusted. Tried ...
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How to automatically apply wpa_supplicant configuration?

To authenticate in a corporate network I have to run the following command: $ sudo wpa_supplicant -i eth0 -D wired -c /etc/wpa_supplicant/mywired.conf -B The configuration script loaded thereby ...
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Register a new directive in Tomcat using Eclipse

I'm new user in Linux, using Ubuntu 14.10 version. So I develop in Java using Eclipse and something like Tomcat and Maven. When I try to put this configuration in Tomcat serve inside Eclipse ...
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I cannot get photoscape 7.3? [closed]

I have tried many times to install http://photoscape.org on here. I do not understand, I am new to the computer.
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Using autoreconf without root rights on a prefix path results in a corrupted configure-script

I am trying to compile a package (libdrm-2.4.59) and to use sed and autoreconf to remove a dependency: sed -e "/pthread-stubs/d" -i configure.ac && autoreconf -fiv It produces the following ...
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How to map PowerOff button as End on XWindows?

I have this unfortunate PowerOff button on my laptop situated in the place of the End key: I already have a way to disable the PowerOff handler triggered by the OS (Ubuntu 14.04 in my case). Now I ...
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Java process gets killed frequently by OOM - Killer on upgraded hardware

I am running solr on an Ubuntu server along with 4 other java processes. Current index size is 30 GB. My solr process gets killed frequently in few hours. It clearly mentions that its an OOM killer. I ...
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how partition for OpenSuSE dual-boot

Currently I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 and have quite a bit of free space on this disc: thufir@doge:~$ thufir@doge:~$ sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 465.8 GiB, 500107862016 bytes, 976773168 sectors ...
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How to run a live stream as local radio

Users. I want to play a live stream http://204.45.41.148/ with icecast2 server.I have successfully installed icecast2 and ices2.I want my users to connect to my server for listening this channel ...
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Load a service in Linux programatically [closed]

Given a service name(created by user) and its path, how can I load and start the service at runtime from a C++ program in Ubuntu. Does there exists functions similar to the Windows functions such as ...
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Routing problem through 2 hop in the LAN

This is the scenario I'm facing with: firewall (Zyxel Zywall USG210) configured as default gateway, with LAN IP 172.29.0.1 /16 2nd firewall, directly connected with the 1st, with LAN IP 172.29.0.250 ...
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Is there any way to install MySQL 5.1 and PHP 5.3 on Centos 7

Is there any way to install MySQL 5.1 and PHP 5.3 on Centos 7. I researched a lot but could not find any link which gives step by step procedure. Can someone please give me steps to be followed to ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 vsftpd timeout using external IP

I am having a problem connecting to my Ubuntu 12.04 server with vsftpd using my external IP. Connecting with local IP is successful. I am using FileZilla for the ftp client. I know there is a bunch of ...
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Problem when downloading snort rules

I have a problem when downloading new rules via pulledpork. After using... $ pulledpork.pl -c /etc/snort/pulledpork.conf -T -vv I get an error: Fetching md5sum for: ...
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How do I automatically bind mount on boot in a non-root encrypted home directory?

I want to bind mount a directory within my home when I log on. The line in fstab would be /foo/bar /home/me/wherever none bind 0 0 The trouble is my home directory is encrypted, so it has to happen ...
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Importing packages from linux ISO

I have ISO of Puppy Linux and just now I have downloaded ISO for Ubuntu. Puppy Linux does not have gcc installed . But I know Ubuntu 14 has gcc and many other softwares installed. So Can I import ...
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“Makefile:29: recipe for target 'siplib.o' failed” - SIP installation

I'm trying to install SIP 4.16.5 for Python 3.4 on Ubuntu GNOME 14.10. I type python3 configure.py and I get the following: This is SIP 4.16.5 for Python 3.4.2 on linux. The SIP code generator will ...
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Route everything through VPN except SSH on Port 22

I have a Server and I want to setup a VPN on it to route all traffic. Of course I dont want to block myself out when establishing the OpenVPN connection (already did that..) so I want the Port 22 to ...