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ssh connection fails after giving the correct password

I have a freshly setup Raspberry Pi 3 with OSMC; I can't login via ssh. I can open a shell when using my wireless keyboard, sudo -s works, and AFAICS, WiFi connection is fully functional, including ...
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Error while shrinking root filesystem without booting a lived in centos 7

I am following the steps in How to shrink root filesystem without booting a livecd After unmounting /oldroot, I am getting below error while resizing the rootlv. Please help. CentOs 7 resize2fs: ...
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Force dpkg repair

Problem: I did a terrible mistake and deleted two folders from the /usr/lib-Directory on my Debian. I deleted python2.7/ and pkgconfig/ Things I've tried to fix it without success: sudo dpkg -i ...
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zsh displaying my name weird

Upon installing zsh, the shell has displayed my name like [\u@\h \W]\$ I tried adding PROMPT='%n>' to my .zshrc, but it does not seem to have helped.
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gpg: Signing new key with an old expired one

I missed expiration date of my gpg key and have to generate a new one afterwards. Now I want to establish trust between my old and new key. Naive call like gpg --local-user DE5A457C --sign-key ...
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Configuration file for kernel in VM environment

I downloaded a fresh kernel that I'm planning on using in a VM. In the instructions of the tutorial I'm using, I'm told You will also need to build a new instance of the kernel, and ensure that ...
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Any way to gain back permissions to run commands?

I accidentally ran "sudo chmod o-x /" on a remote Ubuntu system (with DigitalOcean). Now, no commands can be run on the server at all (so login doesn't work). How do you fix this?
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OpenWrt (Chaos Calmer 15.05.1): `opkg install <package> -d ram` is failing

When I try to install python-xml using opkg install python-xml -d ram It goes through the following steps: Installing... [WORKS] Downloading... [WORKS] Configuring... [FAILS] The "configuring" ...
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I installed Ubuntu on the same mount point and now Debian isn't working

I installed Debian yesterday, and it worked perfectly. I don't think the problem has anything to do with anything I did on Debian. It stopped working after I installed Ubuntu alongside it on the same ...
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how can i fix this this on virtualmin?

all picture i upload to this : http://imgur.com/a/NOCJJ . that my problem. How i gonna to fix this?
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Cinnamon 17.3 Grub Failure on Re-Installation

How can I force Mint 17.3 Cinnamon to ignore a grub error to complete the installation? Or how can I fix the grub lock? I am attempting to reinstall Mint Cinnamon 17.3 on a Microsoft Surface 2 Pro ...
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Linux Mint 17.3 with xfce is no longer showing volume change notification on the screen

I am a newbie, and I have just installed Linux one week ago. I am running Mint 17.3 with xfce. It is no longer showing volume change notification on the screen when I am using volume up/volume down/...
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Shutdown as a Mac

I have a iphone app that can remotely shutdown a mac computer. I would like this app to shutdown my Ubuntu computer. I'm getting following messages from the application when trying to shutdown: When ...
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Weird control sequence before password prompt

I have installed debian 8 with xfce4 - freshly - and everything seems to work fine, except: When I try to enter some password into the xfce4-terminal there sometimes is displayed some weird escape ...
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Can I use wget to download all files recursively, but not their actual content?

Sometimes, I wish to only get the directory structure of a website, but the files themselves are not important. I only want their name. Sort of like a mirror where every entry is just an empty dummy ...
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Kali linux 2.0 failed to connect to lvmetad.Falling back to device scanning

I added rolling repo from kali.org and did update and upgrade, then I rebooted,now I get following error on black screen Warning:Failed to connect to lvmetad. Falling back to device scanning. "disk/...
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Dbus: Terminate not working on other user

I'm new with dbus(Using Ubuntu 14.04, Unity). So I'm logged with user A, create process as user B and that process creates session for user B, now I want to use dbus messages to shut down session from ...
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getting started with lamp server

I have successfully installed LAMP server on my machine running Ubuntu 14.10. Now, there is a location /var/www/html/. In this directory, I am supposed to place the HTML files and php files that I ...
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Compiling non-Debian (doesn't have a debian sub-directory) package into a .deb

I have the source of a package that I'm trying to compile into a .deb (Thunderbird to be exact), but it is not a Debian-specific package (it doesn't have a debian subdirectory). I was following this ...
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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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logfiles and daylight savings time

How do Linux logfiles handle daylight savings time? When you fall back not only would you get out of order values but also possibly duplicate values. I'm thinking that I should set the system time ...
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Arch Linux - startx works, but prints error

I recently installed Arch Linux (for the first time). I just installed i3 and start it with startx (I think this is part of the xorg package). On startup a message flashes for a split second, but ...
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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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How do I get bc to start decimal fractions with a leading zero

How do I get bc to start decimal fractions with a leading zero? $ bc <<< 'scale=4; 1/3' .3333 I want 0.3333.
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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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Substitute a column i text file with incrementing numbers

I need to do something very similar to this Replace string with sequential index, but I don't need to add a number to a column, but substitute a whole column with incrementing numbers. Like this: 0 ...
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Can't run some Python programs after Debian upgrade

I did apt-get dist-upgrade yesterday and now I get the following error when I try to run anki: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/anki", line 5, in <module> import aqt ...
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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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postfix, dovecot, rainloop, can't log in

I configured dovecot, postfix and squirellmail - everything works just fine i can send and receive emails. It's Debian Jessie 64 on ovh hosting (VPS SSD 3) I went one step ahead and i want to use ...
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SSH DNS lookup on local IP addresses

As I have come to understand, SSH always goes through the process of reverse DNS lookups whether you are connecting to user@example.com or a local server calleduser@192.168.0.56. I do not know, ...
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How can I programmatically access zsh completion?

zsh has a completion system, activated by pressing tab: llama@llama:~$ git st<Tab> Completing main porcelain command stash -- stash away changes to dirty working directory status -- ...
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1answer
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Package “packagename” has no installation candidate in Kali 2.0

I installed Kali 2.0 and when I try to install anything (ex :software-center) I have this problem: apt-get install software-center Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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1answer
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Can't install xorg-init on arch

I am not able to install xorg-init on a new arch install. It is possible to install other packages, but not that one. I updated the database with pacman -Syy, but it still won't work. Error message: $...
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How to suppress echo of buggy read function

I'm trying to capture a key press in a shell script (e.g. using read) and not to echo it. The three methods I found were stty -echo, the -s switch and stream redirection. However, on macOS, which ...
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Wifi stopped working without apparent reason

I'm using Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa in a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop. Wireless connection has been working for years in this laptop in different linux distros with proprietary Broadcom driver. I formated my ...
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recognize which interface I using

On my laptop I've two interfaces (wlan0 and eth0), after conneted the wired, ifconfig show me "RUNNING" also in eth0. (both interfaces are in same network). /sbin/ifconfig wlan0 wlan0: flags=4163<...
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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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How to setup the alfa AWUS036NH driver on Kali Linux?

I bought this Alfa awus036nh and i want to use it on Kali Linux. I'm running Kali on a Virtual Machine and fixed the USB issue and now the machine recognizes the adapter. I need to setup the driver ...
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Why does `ps -e | less` show 'less' among processes? [duplicate]

I run ps -ejH | less. The output includes ps and less as well. What is the reason? I thought it would work as follows: First, ps will run and it will list all processes existing at that moment. ...
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Create a UEFI bootable persistent USB Livesystem

After a copple of tries with Ubuntu that failed to be persistent, and the hint to create a fresh question form the community to find I easier. I am try a new attemp. My Goal: A USB stick live ...
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SSH takes too long to ask for password

I've seen many other questions on this subject but none seem to actually solve my problem. Like any other day, I connect to my LOCAL Raspberry Pi server from my client machine at 192.168.0.5 with ssh ...
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Can't boot to just installed Slackware

Just installed Slackware 14.1 from a usb stick on a machine with ArchLinux installation and cannot boot into it with Arch's grub2. grub-mkconfig on Arch detected Slackware and created a menu entry ...
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1answer
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System upgrade conflicts

I'm getting a lot of conflicts when upgrading system. I can't remove these packages because many important packages depend on it. I really am not sure what to do now.
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Error calling EVIOCSKEYCODE

I used journalctl -p 3 -xb and got this error message -- Logs begin at Thu 2016-06-23 22:48:08 AST, end at Sat 2016-06-25 13:15:23 AST. -- Jun 25 09:31:35 Almoullim systemd-udevd[268]: Error calling ...
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How to fix shell prompt ( ps1 ) after remote login

I am observing the below strange prompt after login to my remote machine from ubuntu 14.04. This only happens while I'm using the ubuntu gui terminal and not via putty. Any suggestion to fix it?
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how to add a loop device on fedora 23 with losetup?

in an attempt to access a truecrypt container, I stumbled about the prerequisite of setting up a loop device... ncoghlan suggested in an earlier answer When you run it as root, losetup -f will ...
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How can I forward multiple ports in the SSH configuration with LocalForward?

I want to forward multiple ports. So far my configuration looks like this: Host myhost Hostname 123.123.123.123 IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_myhost LocalForward 8811 localhost:8811 ...
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iptables on laptop

I am new to iptables and firewall setup in general and have gone through a tutorial for setup of a basic firewall. I'm mostly just learning this for fun. My current input chain looks like this: ...
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Nagios network health fluctuating between green and red

I have an issue on Nagios portal of Network Health in the tab of Tactical Overview. The bar continuously becomes Red & Green and network health checks are fluctuating so frequently. I restarted my ...

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