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How to obtain the whole disk activities triggered by file systems under linux?

I want to record the disk access activities called by OS. Such data I want to record are received by disk from OS, including disk sector number, request length, arrival time, read or write. To be ...
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Exporting a function from .profile/.bashrc

What am I doing wrong...? It's fine if I do this on the command line and then call it but not when I load it from .profile. Linux Mint Qiana, Bash 4.*, if it matters. function android() { command ...
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Unable to get networking working in FreeBSD-10 Jail

I am unable to use networking inside of a jail. I am following this: http://www.scottro.net/freebsdjail.html Here is my /etc/rc.conf hostname="sparkette" ifconfig_dc0="DHCP" sshd_enable="YES" ...
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Difficulty using 'md5sum -c'

I'm having some difficulty using md5sum to verify some copied files. I have two directories: dir1 and dir2. In dir1 there are five files: file1, file2, file3, file4 and file5. dir2 is empty. If I ...
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Dell 11 Ubuntu MATE touchpad problem: reacts to pad of finger, but not tip

(I also posted this in the Ask Ubuntu Stack Exchange. Not trying to spam you guys, just not sure where to post). I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 MATE on a Dell 11 Chromebook, and since booting for the ...
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Tiny Login Window for Mint Linux inside virtual box

I am running a virtual box 4.3 under Mac OS on a MacBook Air. I just installed a fresh copy of Mint Linux (Cinnamon 17.2). The installation went without a problem but upon restart the login window was ...
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Working with exporting PATH CentOS strange behaviour

I Trying to modify $PATH variable in two differents Scripts: The Scripts were located in: /etc/profile.d/ # gedit /etc/profile.d/php.sh & #!/bin/sh PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/php/bin export PATH # ...
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Escape in awk invoked

Using this line: sed -i 's/\t*$//' file_a > file_a I would need to incorporate in R in the system command (to execute it in a loop). I know that the escape is / but: system(paste("sed -i ...
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validate the sequence number in the trailer of a file

We have a file that arrives daily and has a sequence number in the trailer like 9999 TR SAP _AP Distribution 0000000000000001 where 0000000000000001 is the sequence number and the file that ...
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Get AMD 8320 CPU temp?

I'm looking to get the CPU temperature of my AMD FX-8320 chip. I have lm-sensors installed and I've run sensors-detect saying yes to all of the prompts. I also have the kmod system service running and ...
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using pipe to run command in background

I was reading this question on rpi and noticed an interesting line that got me thinking: mkfifo tcp.stream nc -l -p 1234 > tcp.stream | omxplayer --live tcp.stream Notice the io redirection. ...
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Debian server management GUI

I have to manage a number of Debian servers (one as the KVM host, and the others as virtual servers for File management, Infrastructure management - DNS, DHCP etc, and finally a Debian based ...
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Fix flv file with small errors

I have a couple of flv files downloaded with youtube-dl. When they are played they fail after a few minutes with: Unsupported video codec (X) where X is e, 9, or b. My guess is that one block is ...
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SSH into a Remote Machine with a Password

I'm to trying to dd a remote disk using SSH with the following command: ssh userfoo@111.111.111 "dd if=/dev/xvda1 | gzip -1 -" | dd of=/home/user/image.gz I get the following error: ssh: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Multiple Griffin Technology Powermate Knobs

I am running Ubuntu 14.04, and I want to run multiple griffin powermate knobs: https://store.griffintechnology.com/powermate. I want to map them to different keys other than audio control. I want to ...
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16 threads machine, however only 8 can be used [on hold]

Basic Information: CPU: 2x Intel Xeon E5520 @ 2.27 GHz; 4 cores/processor | 2 threads/core | 16 processes; OS: OpenSUSE 11.1; As shown in basic information, this machine has 16 threads. Therefore ...
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Move data from regular partition to lvm

I've read a bit about lvm and decided that I want to switch to using it. It seems like actually setting up lvm can be done from the debian installer, so I suppose that'll be easiest. What I'm not sure ...
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Installation of linux and windows xp

I have 80 Gb harddrive, 512 Mb RAM in my pentium 4 pc. Now the Windows XP I had got corrupted and i want to install new xp sp3 but each time I use the bootable USB it says unable to find operating ...
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Linux cgroups: limit CPU usage in absolute values which do not depend on CPU speed

I have a server with a 2.4GHz processor. And there are several cgroups, each one allowed to use 25% of CPU. That's equal to 600MHz. Then I replace the CPU with a faster one, let's say 3.0GHz. If I ...
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Moving to FHS 3: How to overwrite GNU Autotools directory variables?

In GNU Autotools, the directory variables $sharedstatedir and $localstatedir expand to $(prefix)/com and $(prefix)/var respectively. However the com and var directories don't exist anymore in FHS 3, ...
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Setup portable linux distrubution on external HDD [on hold]

I have a 2TB external HDD. All i want to do is choosing a correct Linux distrubution and installing it on my external HDD. Operating system should be portable i want to use it with different ...
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systemd systemctl service on Debian [on hold]

● nzbget.service - NZBGet Loaded: loaded (/etc/systemd/system/nzbget.service; enabled) Active: inactive (dead) since Sat 2015-07-04 16:34:56 BST; 1h 5min ago Process: 774 ExecStop=/opt/nzbget/nzbget ...
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Find the number of jobs present in each box. Find the number of child box in each parent box [on hold]

BOX_A--------------------SUCCESS JOB_AA--------------------SUCCESS JOB_AB--------------------SUCCESS JOB_AC--------------------FAILURE BOX_B--------------------FAILURE ...
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Could Apt delete packages that are need by software that users have installed from source?

Apt handles dependencies among packages installed from its repositories or *.deb files. However, what about software that users have compiled and installed from source with ./configure && ...
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Share WiFi internet over same WiFi adapter

I am trying to share internet through my WiFi adapter which is in use for connection to that internet. While I had Connectify license on Windows, I was able to do so: Internet from: My Wifi adapter ...
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1answer
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Get device's bus port

How can I get a list of device bus ports? For example the parallel port is the 0x378. Is there a command to list each port and its device? On Windows it is possible looking device detail in the ...
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Logging bash output to a file

I'm trying to build vlc which is rather complicated and dependent on having the right packages installed, and keeps choking on errors. To trace all my steps I wish to output what I'm doing to a ...
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1answer
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Where in the kernel /dev/kmsg gets initialized?

I'm trying to figure out at which point in the boot up process /dev/kmsg gets initialized and can thus be written. On my system the first line that occurs in dmesg is printk(KERN_INFO "Initializing ...
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Where to store shared data in FHS 3.0?

I'm working on a FHS2-conforming application that used to store data in $sharedstatedir (i.e. $(prefix)/com, e.g. /usr/local/com). This directory is no more in FHS 3.0, and it seems that we need to ...
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Make PyCrust use Python 3

I make successfully python 3.2.3 by opening it through terminal, I make it by alias python="python3" But when I open the PyCrust IDE, it opens up with Python 2.7.3, not 3.2.3. How can I make ...
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Wi-Fi slow, then, inexplicably, fast

First some info: Laptop = HP Probook 450 G1 i5 Dual Boot Windows 7 Professional / Deepin (a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu) RAM = 8 GB Wi-Fi = Intel 3160 Okay, so I installed Ubuntu, but my ...
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How do I know that the installation is proceeding?

I am reinstalling Linux Mint 17 next to Windows. This is something that I have done before on this computer and it worked fine. The difference this time around is that I like to dedicate a larger part ...
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script to check availability of mail server domain using wget command in solaris 10 [on hold]

#!/bin/sh /usr/sfw/bin/wget --secure-protocol=SSLv3 mail.google.com 2>&1 | awk '/^ /' if [ $? -ne 0 ] then echo "Server is UP" else echo "Error: URL "mail.google.com" is not ...
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KDE Very slow in Debian

I'm running debian + kde on a 32 Bit, 2GB RAM laptop. My KDE seems to be very slow, and gets hanged every now and then. What are the things that I can do to make reasonably faster? Please let me ...
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1answer
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Unable to scan networks with Ralink 5370 on FreeBSD 11

I got a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B, and I installed on it FreeBSD 11-CURRENT using images provided at ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/snapshots/arm/armv6/ISO-IMAGES/11.0/ Now I have an USB Wifi dongle ...
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Script for changing monitor refresh rate when fullscreen on a specific website.

Premise I recently discovered this website where I can watch legal streaming of plenty of animes. They use a flash player and the CEO said that, for legal reasons, they can't use a HTML5 player. The ...
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How to mute microphone using command line in debian 8?

I use lenovo t420. It has mute mic button. But it cannot be assigned to any action, because I got error "The key you just pressed is not supported by Qt" when I'm trying to assign to any action. But ...
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1answer
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How to install Goldendict on CentOS 7

I've tried to install goldendict on my laptop which runs CentOS 7 on different ways: 1- I've tried to convert .deb package to .rpm with alien 2- I've tried to build from source (with error or qt4 ...
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1answer
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Enable centos server to make FTP connection to other windows based server via php

When i am running this same code from my local wamp.Works fine and prints the result. //connection to a ftp server across proxy putenv('TMPDIR=/tmp/'); $ftp_server = "SERVER IP"; $ftp_user_name = ...
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Linux server as a target for my C code [on hold]

How to use a linux server as a target for my C code written on a different (Windows) machine. Including step by step debugging and etc... All that with Eclipse Env.
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Firefox browser works badly with multimedia, Fedora 22

At first, a short pre-history: After unsuccessful upgrade with fedup from fedora 20 to 22, I reinstalled fedora 22 with live usb. I had partitions for /, /boot, /usr and /home, so I rewrited only ...
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how to hide a window from ALT+TAB in cinnamon?

I have Virtualbox in my Linux Mint box, my Virtualbox always running so when I want to change my windows using ALT+TAB I always redirected to Virtualbox window. I want to know how can I skip a ...
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1answer
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Dual screen setup with different resolutions

Is there a way to support two different resolutions on my dual screens, one of 1600x900 and one 1200x1024? Does it depend on my graphics card or is there third party software that can achieve this?
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1answer
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“ip rule show” does not take any arguments

I'm trying to get the routing rules for a specific IP but the ip rule command throws an error. Shouldn't this work like the add/del etc. ? At least that seems to me from the docs. $ ip rule list ...
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Why Ctrl+m and Ctrl+q wasn't used in bash shortcuts?

Recently I've been viewed through bash shortcuts key, and trying to find an appropriate one for my tmux activate key. And I find an interesting fact that ctrl + m and ctrl + q are not used in bash ...
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How to detect Keyboard Function Keys in daemon (FreeBSD)

I am interested in writing a daemon that watches for raw key events so I can detect the F-keys on my keyboard and launch programs when they are pressed. How can I detect when these F-keys are pressed? ...
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parsing out duplicate barcodes in a separate line

I've got the following data I need to parse out the duplicates from column1 into a separate file, For example, 21288003132541:cr 21288003267289:fr 21288003758683:ph 21288003758683:tag ...
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1answer
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How to toggle or turn off text selection being sent to the clipboard

I would like to disable the default behavior that seems to happen with every Linux distribution that I've ever tried that any selected text is immediately sent to the clipboard (Mint, Ubuntu, Fedora, ...
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exclude names without a comma

How do I exclude names from my list that have no comma and output them to a file? Should I use grep? Example: Charlie Chapman William, Henry Gary, Stevens Mark Twain Harry Potter Smithy, John Mon
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Permission denied when trying to access mounted windows NFS

Full disclosure: I'm a complete noob with NFS and have very little idea what I'm doing. After hours of googling, I ended up here. I am trying to mount an NFS folder that I have set up on a WIN08 ...

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