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Why can't I start a VNC session using the randr flag?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (I think it's desktop...) and can successfully run vncserver (which ultimately links to /usr/bin/vnc4server) and connect with my client, and I can also add the -geometry flag ...
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Mirror Files Using LFTP Only Once

I'm trying to get LFTP to mirror a directory, but only download files once. I'm currently using an Ubuntu server and LFTP to connect to another server via FTP and download all the contents of a ...
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DVD giving inconsistent size informatin

I have a DVD which I’m trying to create a backup copy of on my computer (because DVDs can be damaged). However, when I try to determine the size of the disc, I get inconsistent sizes: $ blockdev ...
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Remap Keys for ALL layouts

I put xmodmap -e 'keycode 97 = backslash' into a script that is executed at startup. My hardware is a Japanese keyboard, so it lacks some keys and has some extra ones and I am trying remap some of the ...
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How does a cisco device know if I'm connecting via telnet or ssh?

I'm experiencing strange behavior with a Cisco UC520 router. When I am directly connected to the router and telnet to it using this: telnet 192.168.1.1 23 Then I get a successful login prompt: ...
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TCPDump To Capture A Tracepath6 Datagram

I'm trying to use TCPDump to capture an IPv6 datagram using: tcpdump -c 1 -i eth1 -vvvs0 ip6 and dst host H2.net2 & tracepath6 H2.net2 I'm running this script on H1.net1; R12.net1 is the ...
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OpenVPN service on CentOS7

I installed openvpn through the RHEL repo on a CentOS 7 machine. Problem is openvpn is not installed as a service (ie nothing in /etc/init.d/ or available through systemctl). I could install from ...
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Add driver to live distro?

I am using Lightweight Portable Security, and I need to add the FGLRX driver so I can boot it on my system (R9 200 is keeping it from booting). Is there a workaround? Is there a way I can just add the ...
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rkhunter with system proxy

I am running rkhunter, but my network requires a proxy to get out. I don't see any option for rkhunter to use a proxy and it doesn't appear to use the system setting.
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How can I boot into Ubuntu with a linux kernel with an earlier version?

Part of the output of ls -ld /usr/src/linux-headers* on ubuntu 12.04 is: drwxr-xr-x 24 root root 4096 Jun 4 2013 /usr/src/linux-headers-3.2.0-45 drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 4096 Jun 4 2013 ...
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CentOS - how to look for dropped connections from NIC

I'm running CentOS 5 and sendmail. Sendmail serves as an MTA for a webserver on the same LAN segment. Most emails go through, but I do get several errors in /var/log/maillog that read: Oct 20 ...
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What does it mean, when lshw says a wireless adapter `UNCLAIMED`, while iwconfig doesn't find it?

What does it mean, when iwconfig doesn't find (i.e. report) an internal wireless adapter, while lshw says it UNCLAIMED? This happens after I notice it not working, and unload and reload its module ...
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Really Need A Tutorial On How To Install And Chain SOCKS5 On TAILS With ProxyChains [on hold]

I do not know how to code on unix/linux, though I can follow directions. Assume I am not the most computer savy but not brain dead.
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Count records matching pattern with Awk

So I was told to do last > lastloggedin which creates a file that shows the classes last login since the last system reboot, and now I am asked to write an Awk script which is named myawk that ...
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1answer
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hexedit: change number of columns (bytes per line)

I am using hexedit to show/edit disk MBR (512 Bytes, copied with dd). When I open the file, hexedit displays the file as 9 columns, 4 bytes per column (36 bytes per line). That is very unfortunate. I ...
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Freeze after /dev/sdaX: clean

I did a major update yesterday and after shutting down the computer and turning it on today, I constantly get jammed at: /dev/sdaX: clean 99999/999999 files, 999999/999999 blocks If I do ...
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How to bounce dnsmasq in opensuse 13.1

OpenSuse 13.1 is missing the init.d dnsmasq script. Is there another way to start and stop dnsmasq or is this a bug in suse?
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When was my machine last touched?

It is occasionally useful for me to know when my machine (Debian wheezy) was last touched. To be precise, I mean the more recent of the times I typed on the keyboard or moved the mouse. When I ...
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How to gain ownership of external HDD (and all files/folders) mounted to /mnt

I've plugged in a USB Hard Drive to my new Debian Jessie machine. I've got it to auto-mount by updating /etc/fstab: UUID=21AE-9B96 /mnt/local/ext001 vfat defaults 0 2 ...but it's owner is root and ...
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how to put bluetooth in test mode

I need to write a program( c/C++) to place the bluetooth( tester ) in testing mode i.e loop back mode and when DUT( device under test) is connected the tester will loop back all the packets via ...
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How I can run PostgreSQL on FreeBSD?

When I run psql it gives me the following error psql: could not connect to server: No such file or directory Is the server running locally and accepting connections on Unix domain ...
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Install ubuntu on a kali computer

I have a kali only computer and I want to try and install Ubuntu on it. I can't get it to boot my usb. Does anyone have any idea how i can do this?
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Deactivate mousepad while typing in KDE

I am using KDE 4.13.3 on my Laptop and whenever I'm typing the cursor jumps to different places, because I accidentally touch the mousepad with my thumb. This is super annoying and other window ...
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USB Wireless Card on Kali Linux

I'm trying to use a Belkin Wireless N adapter with Kali Linux which I have dual booted with Windows 7. However when I type iwconfig in the terminal it only shows lo and eth0 as options meaning it is ...
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rtnetlink No such file or directory error For Red algorithm

I tried the following command on my Ubuntu 14.04 Virtual Machine: tc qdisc add dev eth0 parent 1:1 handle 10: red limit 400000 min 30000 max 90000 avpkt 1000 burst 55 ecn adaptive ...
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If I install malicious software what may it do? [on hold]

If I software in a deb file and I do sudo dpkg -i file.deb will it execute code from the package and possibly wreck my system? If I log in as testuser and execute the software (simply thebinary on ...
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1answer
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Generate MIPS architecture assembly code on a X86 machine

I need to generate MIPS specific code on my machine when I run my C program. When I simply run, gcc -O2 -S -c hello.c On my system, I get the hello.s which seems to generate some assembly code but ...
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1answer
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how to delete specific characters in a txt file

Please i need some help! I have these lines in a txt file: 1 Q0 /home/nikol123/Downloads/Ergasia_1/Ergasia_1/metadata/13/120411.xml 1 1 Q0 ...
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Why does my tunneled IPv6 connectivity drop after a short period of time?

I correctly setup a Hurricane Electric tunnel on a CentOS 6.5 VPS server (KVM). I use CSF (ConfigServer Security & Firewall) which acts as a wrapper for iptables and ip6tables, the default ...
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1answer
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Sometimes command with many pipes makes empty output

I am wondering what causes this problem and finding the solution (except for temporary file). When I execute certain code CHIMP+testis_uniq_expression.out file with like this, it makes empty output. ...
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1answer
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Move to other end of paragraph in vim (not a visual block)

If I have a paragraph selected in visual mode (eg, vap), I can swap the cursor between the ends by using Shift-O. Is there a way to do this in normal mode?
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Inserting the “∃” character into a text field

I am trying to use xbindkeys to insert the "∃" character with a keyboard shortcut. The following doesn't work: "xvkbd -xsendevent -text '∃'" control + shift + 3 Instead, it sends "â".
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ArchLinux netctl stopped working

TL;DR: What could cause netctl to suddenly stop working? I didn't make any manual changes to the profile I was using, and am unable to get it to work again by re-creating the profile. TS;NMI: So I ...
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net cat client and server model

I tried to make server client model as below on one shell nc -l -p 8080 this works as a server and on another nc 127.0.0.1 8080 and this works as a client all of this is fine ... the ...
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Wierd appearance of Cinnamon

After I closed an unresponsive PDF viewer in Linux Mint 17, Cinnamon's appearnce got messed up. Now windows' title bar and dialog boxs looks like Win 98/95. Tried re-installing Cinnamon and GTK+, and ...
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1answer
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Should I not install these in a GNU OS? [on hold]

A GNU OS is a OS that only contains free software. I'm using Trisquel. Does it defeat the point if I install skype, steam or any non free software on it? Can these processes read memory that belongs ...
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1answer
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How to see the space used/free from each PV inside a LVM

I have a VG called ubuntu with a single LV called titan that is made out of 4 PV (sd[a,b,c,d). I want to know how much space is used/free on each PV inside that LV. Commands like pvdisplay, ...
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While trying to ssh, pam_ldap always sends the password “INCORRECT” causing bind to fail

I installed ldap-auth-client nscd ldap-utils on lubuntu 14.04 running on a banana pi. I can successfully bind as the user using ldapwhoami, but I cannot log in via ssh: Auth.log: Oct 21 02:12:05 ...
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multiline editing using perl or any other tool

I'm editing my .uncrustify.cfg file to make it more readable. I just want to reformat like this: Two lines in: # Add or remove between the parens in the function type: 'void (*x)(...)' ...
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1answer
33 views

Compile Latex source automatically on creation/change

Is it easy to do the following script? I have my LaTeX-documents on /home/jaakko/Documents/LaTeX and its subdirectories. I would like to have a script watch the .tex documents in that directory and ...
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2answers
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grep command to display only the two words searched for separated by a comma?

Say I have a file with the following text: Hello there, How are you? How can I grep for Hello and are such that the output of grep looks like: Hello,are
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How to connect linux 3.6 ( iceweasel) to a wireless network [on hold]

Please explain how to connect a laptop running linux 3.6 to a wifi network. The name of the network manager is wicd 1.7. The router name is beachone, with an ip address of 192.168.0.The wireless ...
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NAT-T set up using 3 linux machines

I am trying to have a simple NAT-T setup using 3 linux machines. Linux1 Linux2(NATdevice) Linux3 (eth0) 192.168.1.51 <--->(eth1)192.168.1.80 & ...
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How/where are linux device capabilities / bitfields set?

I have a device that has this output in /proc/bus/input/devices: I: Bus=0003 Vendor=05b8 Product=3280 Version=0111 N: Name="PixArt USB Optical Mouse" P: Phys=usb-0000:00:1a.0-1.1/input0 S: ...
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1answer
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In VIM how do you run a command silently in the background?

I'm using ubuntu and currently have the following line in my vimrc file: nnoremap < leader >dc :execute 'silent !drush cc all' | redraw! The command works but it doesnt hit me back to the ...
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FreeBSD 10: CARP & LAGG interface incorrectly chooses state

I'm having an issue with my CARP configuration on a pair of FreeBSD 10 servers acting as NAS units. I'm using CARP so that the servers share a virtual IP with the goal of making failover somewhat ...
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0answers
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Accidentally Formatted Red Hat Linux Patition : Getting Grub command prompt [on hold]

I have 2 disks on my PC. Disk 0 contains Windows 7 and Ubuntu Wubi installation and Disk 1 contains Red Hat Enterprise Linux Installation. When I used to turn on my PC, I was by default taken to a ...
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Is it possible to contain Linux applications in a single file or folder?

I use Windows primarily and have wanted to use Linux as my primary OS, but the "package" system always keeps me from taking that step. Is it possible to export Linux (specifically Debian) applications ...
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1answer
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What permissions should each file under .ssh have?

What permissions should each file under .ssh have? I just experienced some glitch caused by .ssh/config not having 600. What permissions other files there should have?
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boot menu doesn't appear after upgrading to OS X Yosemite

I was using both OS X Mavericks and Ubuntu but after upgrading to OS X Yosemite I can't see the boot menu. I have tried both rEFIt and rEFInd but both doesn't work . Also have tried --alldrivers while ...

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