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Can I Add Data To A Linux Partition After Making It & Not Lose Data?

I finished the Arch Linux install successfully and installed GNOME. But I think I added less data to my partitions then I wanted: SDA1: 60G / SDA2: 4G [SWAP] SDA3: 34G /home My HDD is 250G. But that'...
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I am having trouble installing a wireless usb driver on Kali

I want to install a driver for my Archer AC 600 wireless adapter and following the included instructions I get build errors (the output of make : http://pastebin.com/0YjkJcGH ). I don't have much ...
0
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1answer
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recursively move files with different names and different extensions

I HATE giving in like this, but I've spent the better part of the last three days on this and I think my search engine is overheating. Let me outline the situation. We all know that you can't apply ...
2
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1answer
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How to use “cat” command on “find” command's output?

I want to redirect the output of the find command to cat command so I can print the data of the given file. So for example if the output of find is /aFile/readme then the cat should be interpreted ...
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Choice between Dolphin and Nautilus

Clicking "Open File Manager" in the popup menu of Kate (KDE text editor) Open dialog I usually got Dolphin. Now clicking the same, I get Nautilus. How to get Dolphin back? Debian Linux "testing" ...
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OpenBSD Remote Desktop

Does OpenBSD have a built-in remote desktop server? If not, what is the most preferred remote desktop server people run on OpenBSD?
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1answer
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how to get the standard output from command in variable

when we want to know what is the standard output of the ssh then we do ssh $linux_server "cat /proc/uptime" [[ $? -eq 0 ]] && ssh is ok but how to know the ssh standard output in case of ...
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How to store dconf from VirtualBox in a host Windows folder?

I'm running Win10 as the host system, & Ubuntu inside a VirtaulBox. I'm trying to migrate my ~/.config folder from inside the VM, to sit on the host system (I mapped my Dropbox folder as a ...
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Bash - Print lines containing at least all vowels in any order but no consecutives [solved]

The problem is to write a script that takes a file as argument and prints all the lines that contain -at least- all the vowels , -regardless of ordering-, but with [no two same consecutive vowels]. e....
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Garbled font on tty1 (but not tty2-6) after booting

Running the latest OpenSUSE Tumbleweed, near the end of boot tty1's font gets completely scrambled (see the picture below). It's fine until shortly after mounting /, and the other ttys work just fine. ...
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How can I make xrandr modifications persist for more than 1 second?

Updates: This question describes similar symptoms Ubuntu - Xrandr doesn't change my resolution, but it seems like the underlying cause is different as there are no changes to my Xorg-log files ...
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Why can linux not see usb devices present on startup?

I am trying to run linux (tails, which is based on debian) on a laptop (Lenovo 11.6 Inch Ideapad 100s) from a live usb drive. However, once I get past the boot menu, the mouse and keyboard stop ...
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login loop after editing /etc/profile and /etc/login.defs

I am relatively new to Linux/Unix and I have a Debian Jessie 8 distribution installed in my laptop. I tried to install tex-live following the instructions in this link http://tex.stackexchange.com/...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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How to compare two variables containing ipv6 addresses?

I have to compare two variables with ipv6 so there are strings and integers together. I tried it as below: if [[ "$ipvsrc" -eq "$ipvdst" ]]; then echo -e "Value OK"; fi error output was: ...
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Mounting D810 camera on USB port

Just tried to connect my new Nikon D810 (acts as USB mass storage) to an USB port, it failed. The same thing after putting the SD card in a card reader. I tried all kinds of suggestions to get the ...
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0answers
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How Do I Effecively Restore /mnt Path After Network Outage?

Running ubuntu 14.04 where I have a mounted cifs network drive. This mount is where some crucial data is saved from which a consumer process accesses. My problem is when there is a network outage. ...
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0answers
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How can I get a translated string from Google Translate with curl etc?

How can I get a translated string, e.g. English to Spanish, from Google Translate with some command line tools like curl? I looked at the page source but Google Translate doesn't seem to include the ...
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2answers
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Why can the space between OPTIONS and Parameters be omitted?

This is probably a duplicate question but I can not find the answer. For example: xargs -n 1 is the same as xatrgs -n1 But if you look at the man page, the option is listed as -n max-args ...
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0answers
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How to debug privoxy forward-socks5?

The question How to see which URLs are blocked by Privoxy deals with basic logging, but it seems as though there is no log setting to show whether the forward-socks directive is set for a certain host....
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0answers
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Badblocks, test read/write non-destructively on a mounted disk [on hold]

I started a test read/write non-destructively with badblocks, everything was going well until, by accident, a person mounted the file system and began to access Some video files in it for a few ...
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1answer
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How to create extended partition in Ubuntu

All, I am tring to create partition in the installation of Ubuntu. As I knew. MBR partitioning scheme allows you to have up to 4 partitions on a drive, one of those partitions can be an "...
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Mount point for specific USB port

I have a USB hub connected to my laptop, always through the same port - my question is how can I make my linux installation always mount whatever is plugged into one of the specific ports on this hub ...
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0answers
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Can I VNC directly into my “Linux Deploy” from OS X?

I use Linux Deploy to run desktop Linux distributions on my Android devices. The way it works is the I start the system in the LD app, and then I go to VNC Viewer on the same device to get a GUI. ...
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2answers
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How to delete current line in GNU-screen (bash equivalent of Ctrl-K)?

In GNU screen, the shortcut Ctrl-A + Ctrl-K or just K is mapped to kill the current window. I was wondering is there a shortcut to clear the current characters input so far in the prompt, just like ...
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0answers
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Delete command in Unix SQL loader [on hold]

When I use the delete statement in shell script, it deletes the record but in log it also shows as delete not found. Please respond if you have any idea on this. Below is sample statement I am using ...
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3answers
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What does it mean “Everything in the Linux is file” [duplicate]

Forgive me I am a novice of Linux. I just read the post here. It just said. This statement is true because there are special files that are more than just files (named pipes and sockets, for ...
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1answer
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Better way to apply formula to specific column of inputfile, and pass-through all other columns as-is

I regularly need to apply simple formulas to input data give in textual tabular form. In the beginning, I wrote specific little functions for each use-case. Then I re-factored the "common code" into ...
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1answer
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How to use local shared library while compiling the FOSS project?

I want to compile guile on shared hosting but when I run ./configure I've got error: configure: error: GNU MP 4.1 or greater not found, see README so I've downloaded GMP and tried to install it ...
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script to add any 3 numbers in a file and print if it return 1000

I have file which contain 100 random numbers separated by newlines. I need to check if there are 3 numbers in that file which sums to a total of 1000. e.g. $ cat number.txt 500 100 50 50 400 The ...
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How to run a function for a specific received packet? [duplicate]

I am doing an experiment for my master thesis. I want to run a function (e.g. multiply two numbers) when a specific packet is received (e.g. a packet with destination TCP port 6666). For example, I ...
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1answer
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$* variable of zsh function leads to unexpected results

I have this function (defined inside my ~/.zshrc): function graliases { if [[ "$#*" -lt 1 ]] then echo "Usage: graliases <regex>" else echo "$*" grep -E '*"$*...
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sources.list Debian 8 doesn't work!

Recently I've installed Debian 8 Jessie, so I wanted to install some packages but I got the message that I need to insert the System Installation CD in order to proceed with package installation. I'...
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1answer
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Install Network-manager-applet (tray-icon) on Arch Linux GNOME 3.20

I am using Arch Linux with GNOME 3.20. I am trying to get a network manager applet (tray-icon) using which I could easily connect to WiFi networks. I installed networkmanager and network-manager-...
0
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1answer
27 views

ifconfig down using ifconfig output

On RH 6.7, using bash: I need to free up some IP addresses using a script. I am looking for a way to shutdown the bonding using the ifconfig xxx down command. I search for list of candidate using ...
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Pairing Bose QC 35 over Bluetooth on Fedora

I am running Fedora 24 with Gnome Shell. I try to pair my new Bose QuietComfort 35 over Bluetooth. I started using the Gnome interface. Unfortunately, the connection seems not to hold. It appears as ...
5
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1answer
160 views

Newline (“\n”) before output in bash

I want to modify my output in bash for better view of output. Simply put \n before this. How can I change it in .bashrc? For example: It's default: root@comp:$ abc bash: abc: command not found I ...
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2answers
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How to install emacs 24.5 on linux mint

I'm trying to get the latest stable release of emacs on linux mint (emacs-24.5). But, for some reason apt-get only installs 24.3.1. I would usually be OK with that, but I'm trying to use spacemacs, ...
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Exchange apache2 for nginx problem

I installed apache2 and now I wont use nginx now. I could reached my html page on local network on 192.168.1.11. The html file is saved in var/www/html/index.html. Now I installed nginx. I try to ...
0
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1answer
18 views

Installing Lubuntu on Old Computer

I am trying to revive an old computer of mine. It is a Dell Inspiron 9300 running Windows XP. I am using unetbootin with Grub to install Lubuntu, however when I try to install after restarting the ...
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Xorg conf not loading on startup [on hold]

I have an Xorg conf to fix my mouse. Without it my mouse does not work. When I start my system and get past the login my mouse works momentarily (it did that before anyway) and it stops. I need to ...
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2
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Virtual Machine failover with KVM [on hold]

I'm trying failover of VM's in KVM Linux as a learning program. First I would like to know whether it is possible, if possible then what will be the possible approach for making it work hint or links ...
0
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2answers
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SCP command keeps asking password

I've been struggling for days with this now and can't find what I'm doing wrong. I've got a website on a VPS server. Every night I make a backup of the database. It gets stored on my VPS server. I ...
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1answer
29 views

Squaring all numbers in a file

Please, can someone share with me, or show me the script for Linux command to read from a file until EOF and compute the square of all numbers read. The result of this computation must be stored in an ...
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0answers
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Shell script to grab one or many Wistia videos

What would be the best way to come up with a shell script that grabs one or many Wistia videos? There's plenty of proof-of-concepts out there for downloading YouTube videos via a shell script (i.e.: ...
0
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1answer
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Easy-ish Grub2 loading of iso FROM a portable hard drive

How can I install an iso from a portable hard drive? The guides that I have seen require using grub2 on the local drive to load the iso on the portable drive. I would like to boot from the portable ...

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