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Guake works, but does not load/display a terminal [on hold]

Usually, installing and running Guake is sufficient to make it drop down a terminal (for instance /bin/bash). Somehow, I managed to get Guake to start with no terminal -- just a black, empty "window ...
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Console: Can't type special characters (Ubuntu 14.04)

We have linux-based computers (Ubuntu 14.04.4) prepared by other company to use their software. We have root password. Those computers has no X Window System. Just consoles. There is a problem with ...
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Curl Command PUT Method

curl -i -X PUT -H 'Content-Length: 1000' http://dfdc:dfdc@xx.xx.xx.xxx:xx/directory/ Above curl doesn't produce any response at Ubuntu shell prompt.
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allow specific ip range to connect to port socat backconnect

So, we have: server 1 and server 2. On server 2 I run the command: socat file:`tty`,raw,echo=0 tcp4-listen:443 To listen for connections from server 1. The problem is, if I visit the IP of ...
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Strange things happen when I close my laptop lid

I recently bought a new HP Spectre x360 laptop and installed Linux (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 bit) for the first time. I have noticed a few small bugs but something very strange happens when I shut the ...
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D-Link DWM-156 HSPA USB Modem doesn't work with SIM card inserted

I have a D-Link DWM-156 HSPA modem, that I bought just a few days ago. The modem has drivers in its internal storage. There are Debian packages (.deb) for both i386 and amd64, so obviously I installed ...
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Lost in the world of VPN

The Q. If i have a server, is it possible to have that server with a VPN connection, while simultaneously having an entirely separate connection to be able to SSH to from client machine. The Why. I ...
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Enabling SSL on ubuntu with apache2

I'm trying to get SSL working on my ubuntu VM. I'm going through the steps in this link but when I got to reload the apache service after enabling default-ssl.conf I'm getting errors in the log: [...
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Limit the number of mod_mono_server4 process instances to match the number of Apache server processes started up at Ubuntu 16.04 reboot timee?

How do I limit the number of mod_mono_service process instances to match the number of Apache server processes started up at Ubuntu 16.04 reboot time? The way to specify the number of Apache server ...
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Linux Permissions vsftpd

I have mybb installed and running in /var/www/forums. I have two users part of the www group, logan and www-data. I have the recursive permissions of forums directory set to: chmod -R 755 forums ...
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SSH with chroot and only working “sftp”, “rsync” (both)?

I have two users and one shared folder in my Ubuntu server: User writer, which has write access to /var/shared. It's an application regularly making file changes in this folder from remote, with SSH ...
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Is AWS AMI 'apache' equivalent to Ubuntu 'www-data'?

I'm trying to convert a Chef script that's used in AWS OpsWorks for an Ubuntu system to a script I can use with my AWS OpsWorks setup for my Amazon Linux AMI installation. Their Ubuntu Setup: sudo ...
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Installed Linux, now Windows doesn't boot anymore

I had a working Windows 8.1 which I used regularly. Today I needed Linux, so I chose Ubuntu and installed it from a bootable flash drive alongside Windows. Everything worked well, I could choose which ...
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How to start multiple mod-mono-server4 Linux process domains at reboot time?

I would like to know how to serve multiple ASP.NET applications on multiple mod-mono-server4 Linux process domains. I am running Ubuntu 16.04 on a Lenovo ThinkStation desktop. Here is how I plan to ...
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Install Arch Linux alongside Ubuntu 12.04

I have a windows 8.1 on which I installed Ubuntu 12.04 (dual OS). Now I also want to install Arch Linux alongside windows and ubuntu. Please tell me the how to do this on Ubuntu. I have a gparted ...
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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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Limiting users ram with cgroups not working (for me)

I registred because I didn't manage running cgroups with several tutorials/comments/whatever you find on google. I want to limit the amount of ram a specifix user may use. Internet says "cgroups". My ...
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Ubuntu Server 16.04 - OpenVPN seems not to start, no logs get written

I installed and oepnvpn on a ubuntu server 16.04 by following the following guideline how-to-set-up-an-openvpn-server-on-ubuntu when I start the openVPN server with: service openvpn start it looks ...
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I'm unable to further install solus 1.2

Because once i enter the installation process it is automatically having an higher resolution than what my monitor can support. What changes can i make in any kernels to make the installation process ...
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Can detect but not connect to 5ghz?

One night I found out that I could no longer connect to my 5Ghz network. It happened rather suddenly. My fear is that it's a problem with the card, because I also cannot connect on Windows. I can see ...
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Kodibuntu install [on hold]

I'm trying to install Kodibuntu. I've created a bootable USB which works fine however I don't get the install menu at start-up? Also, is there anyway to configure WiFi settings from within Kodi? When ...
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Fatal error starting apache2 with mod_sssl [on hold]

I followed the instructions on this link to INSTALL SSL ON Ubuntu 14.04. After completing everything I get the following in the error log: [Fri Jun 24 19:10:26.262361 2016] [mpm_prefork:notice] [pid ...
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How to start up k=10 Apache2 server processes upon Ubuntu 16.04 alpha release reboot?

I would like to know how to start up k=10 Apache2 server processes upon Ubuntu 16.04 alpha release reboot. Yesterday, I read this URL, [https://rudd-o.com/linux-and-free-software/tuning-an-apache-...
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Why is Qt not installed?

I have followed installation steps from https://wiki.qt.io/Install_Qt_5_on_Ubuntu When I try qmake -v qmake: could not exec '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/qt4/bin/qmake': No such file or directory ...
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Installation of openfire on UBUNTU in silent mode?

I am trying to install openfire 4.0.2 in silent mode. I am running the installation in Ubuntu 14.04. I have configured the database and configurations(openfire.xml) in respective path. When I am ...
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Login loop when trying Awesome with Gnome

I am trying to use the Awesome window manager with Gnome 3.16 in Ubuntu 16.04. Doing this is documented in several places: https://scaron.info/blog/awesome-with-gnome-on-ubuntu-14.04.html, https://...
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Using File manager with Second Hard Drive

I am going to install Ubuntu 16.04 on a new hard drive and install my current HD as a second drive. (It will stay there until I can copy over my /home directory to the new drive.) My questions is, if ...
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Trouble Joining an Active Directory Domain

I'm trying to join an Ubuntu 14.04 server to a Windows 2003 R2 domain. My admin says that from the controller side, it is part of the domain. But SSSD can't seem to start and DNS update fails. I've ...
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update-rc.d squid3 init.d init weirdness

sudo service squid3 status works, implying squid is in upstart. However a listing of services using sudo service --status-all does not show squid. Neither does sudo update-rc.d squid3 defaults ...
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E: sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) while updating php

I tried to update php to php5 and getting below errors. root@Ansible-VirtualBox:~# apt-get install -f Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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apache2 no listening sockets available, but nothing listening on the port

I'm trying to setup SSL on an ubuntu server. I've generated a key and certificate with the following commands openssl genrsa -out mydomain.key 1024 and openssl req -new -key mydomain.key -x509 -out ...
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Using Grep Command Without Specifying a Certain Directory [closed]

Can you use the grep command without specifying a directory path afterwards? Example: $ sudo grep "filename" / I have also tried this: sudo find / -type f grep -l "filename" Still no luck. ...
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apache2.service Failed Because the Control Process Exited with Error Code

I am using Ubuntu 15 64-bit: $ uname -a Linux {hostname} 4.2.0-16-generic And I have installed apache2: $ sudo apt-get install -y apache2 I have a mod_xxx.so, which I have placed into: /usr/lib/...
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How to extract images from video file?

I mean, how to generate images files from a video like screenshots.
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Ubuntu 16.04 Emergency boot mode

So this rigs been running fine for a week now, (fresh build, new mobo/ram/cpu/hdds/etc) Anyway last night I remotely rebooted this machine then I came in today to be greeted by an Emergency Mode boot. ...
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Installing Skype in Ubuntu

I'm new to Linux. I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installed. I'm trying to install Skype. I downloaded the package: skype-ubuntu-precise_4.3.0.37-1_i386 When I open the package, I'm taken to a window that ...
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My Ubuntu 14.04 LTS doesn't have sound

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware workstation version 10.0.0 on my Windows 7 machine. After installing I figured out that it doesn't have any sound so I checked the sound settings. All items seem to ...
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Ubuntu not allowing traffic to ports 1 - 1024

I seem to have encountered a weird issue whereby my ubuntu box is not allowing incoming traffic to the first 1024 ports or so, for both TCP and UDP. My iptables policy is set to ACCEPT for all 3 ...
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How to get specific information out of /etc/passwd and display it into a file? [on hold]

Alright so I posted a previous POST which I figured out half my problem which I had was to get information like the user, hom dirs and bins to show and display out of /etc/passwd, this was done by: ...
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Deleting a file after X days does not work [duplicate]

I've tried multiple ways of writing this and I'm executing the script myself so it isn't the crontab that isn't working. These are examples of what I've tried : find /home/backups -mtime +1 -exec rm {...
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running iperf over ssh

I'm trying to benchmark the network connection between 2 ubuntu servers on which I don't have root privileges. I did manage to download and start iperf-2.0.9 on both boxes. My problem is I can't ...
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Bluetooth automatically connects to a dongle and will not disconnect

I have a bluetooth dongle, acting as a beacon. I connect to it using my computer, which is running Ubuntu 15.10. The issue is that my computer automatically connects to it, and then I can't ...
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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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What is the xcalib -screen number for the HDMI monitor?

I must use a VGA-to-DVI cable and a HDMI cable to run two monitors. I'm trying to invert the colors on both monitors but I can only invert one of them: $ xcalib -invert -alter -s 0 #works $ xcalib ...
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hadoop as init.d Process - status_of_proc return process not found

I was trying to use the init.d script to control hadoop service. The start and stop commands work without any issue. However status_of_proc does not find the process and its returning service is not ...
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java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: libawt_xawt.so: libXi.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I am trying to run an executable on remote Linux through Putty (SSH). When I run the executable on remote Linux through Putty I get the following error: Exception in thread "main" java.lang....
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Inbound and Outbound ports need to open for NFS in AWS

What are the required ports (Inbound and Outbound) that need to be opened in AWS while configuring NFS? While mounting, I'm getting the timeout error. I'm using Ubuntu 16 as server and client.
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virtualbox-5.0 : Depends: libvpx2 (>= 1.4.0) but it is not installable

I'm trying to install Virtualbox 5.0 in my ubuntu machine Linux federico 4.4.0-24-generic #43-Ubuntu SMP Wed Jun 8 19:27:37 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux When I run apt- install I ...
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Ubuntu broken after power failure. How to fix?

I have Ubuntu 11.10. server which suffered from power failure today. Ever since the power went back on the unit works only partially. Some services work OK, some does not start, e.g. apache2ctl ...