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How can I select columns based on a control file with invalid column numbers?

I have to generate the file dynamically from the source file based on the below control file. control_file.txt 1,3,5,-1,8,-1,4 The control file contains the position of columns which I require ...
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1answer
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How to prevent certain memory location to be accessed [duplicate]

I have 2 corrupted RAM module, on offset: 46xx MB and 13xxx MB (from memtest on boot) How to prevent Linux to access/alloc/read/write into those offset? Here's the result of memtester on ~1000 MB to ...
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115 views

Resources to learn shell scripting [closed]

I have been using GNU/Linux for sometime now (Ubuntu and Fedora) and now I am trying to learn shell scripting from scratch. I would really appreciate if someone can guide me on choosing right ...
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2answers
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How to recover NTFS drive formatted in ext4?

I just installed Linux Mint 17 and when it asked me where to install it I selected the option to overwrite the old Mint 14. Previously I had also windows with NTFS partition of 900GB. Not it is all ...
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votes
1answer
123 views

Is Perl obsolete? [closed]

Is it worth learning Perl or it is an obsolete language and other languages should be learned instead of it? I am a newbie and I would appreciate it if someone could shed light on this subject and ...
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1answer
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Unable to connect FTP: 530 Login incorrect

My account has been created on a LINUX server and I am able to login through putty. I have changed my password also. But, to move a file there, I tried to connect that server through FTP client. I ...
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1answer
179 views

why is install-recommends default true? [duplicate]

In debian the default configuration for installing recommendations in apt is set to true. if you edit /etc/apt/apt.conf and add the line apt::install-recommends "false"; recommendations are ...
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1answer
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Does the command-line interpretor interface with the kernel/device drivers the same way as a normal GUI-program would?

For example, unmounting is implemented in a filesystem. Changing video resolution is implemented in a computer program that keeps track of and manages the display on a monitor with use of video ...
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1answer
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Can not mount drive after installing windows vista

I have searched for weeks now and have not found an answer to my question. Hopefully you guys can give me a push in the right direction :) Ok, here is what happened: I have linux mint on a 1.5 TB ...
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votes
2answers
119 views

Why rsh not opens and reads PAM modules and limits.conf?

I am working on a project, that uses rsh utility for remote connection. But my project needs some extra features for that, so I add that features. Till now, all the things are going fine. But when I ...
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votes
3answers
419 views

How to get comfortable in linux as an ex-windows user? [closed]

I've been using linux full time for about 8 years. Now and then I help someone else migrate from windows to linux. Because I don't often use windows, I often find myself forgetting some of the ...
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1answer
2k views

How to block HTTPS site using RHEL Squid?

I want to block HTTPS sites using Linux Squid server. How can I do this?
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1answer
2k views

skype cannot connect, What should I do? [closed]

I have an error in Skype that says that Skype cannot connect. I tried reinstalling Skype but it did not work. I used following commands: rm -rf .Skype sudo apt-get remove skype sudo apt-get ...
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votes
1answer
996 views

Need to run su command If I am a user with sudo access

I am a user in Oracle Linux server with sudo access. If I run su command, system prompts for password. When I input my account password, system gives message Incorrect password while I login ...
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2answers
674 views

Run command automatically after login?

Another quick question. I have installed f.lux on Ubuntu 12.04, however the program refuses to work unless I run a command xflux -l [longitude] -g [latitute] -k [temperature] So I've created an ...
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2answers
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dpkg / apt-get wants to install and overwrite different package

I want to install Pound. Doing this: apt-get install pound produces this: root@myhost:~# apt-get install pound Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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1answer
605 views

Downloading the Google search results page using Linux commands

When I try using wget command, the page which gets downloaded contains only the lefthand side part. I want the right-hand side part of the search-results page, which is called Knowledge Graph. Can ...
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3answers
260 views

Auto continuous scrolling of man output

When I execute man foo the terminal shows only the first page and then pauses. Then I have to manually press the keys to scroll here and there. After executing man foo how do I get an output which is ...
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3answers
1k views

How can I change my username? [duplicate]

My current username is mpatil, how can I change that to algo without losing data or causing problems?
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1answer
267 views

Best Linux for a small Web server [closed]

I'm currently planning my business servers and I would like to know what's the best Linux distro for these needs: Nginx + MySQL + PHP 5.4 Zimbra Collaboration - Open Source Node.js w/ Forever I ...
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votes
4answers
473 views

Since Android has malware, does it mean no Unix is immune from malware?

Android has virus: Android.Counterclank, Android.Tonclank (seal info, back-door). Does it prove that FreeBSD, Solaris, Fedora, CentOS, ArchLinux, Ubuntu all is running and having similar ...
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0answers
39 views

Backup script to copy files in multiple directories [closed]

The following script will list keywords from check.conf and search for those keywords in the app dir. If a matching file is found, it then copies that file from App to Data10. I have multiple ...
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votes
2answers
650 views

“bash: [: : integer expression expected” [closed]

I want this function to return one random word if there aren't any command-line arguments. I am modifying linuxconfig.org's random-word generator to run even when #$ -ne 1. function random-word { ...
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votes
2answers
193 views

How to build a new OS on top of a Linux OS [closed]

I'd like to build my own operating system (really just the Ubuntu distro as I know the task is difficult) But what I mean by this is I wish to build atop of the Ubuntu operating system as like Apple ...
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votes
2answers
4k views

Linux error:No such file or directory

I have written a script abc.sh and saved it in a place called generallstuff. I navigate to this folder with: cd ~ /generallstuff when i try to run the script with: chmod 755 abc.sh i get the ...
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5answers
366 views

Manipulating a file with sed

I have a file called students.txt and it contains the following data in the format Surname, Forename: day.month.year: Degree: Smith, John: 15.01.1986: MSc IT Taylor, Susan: 04.05.1987: MSc IT ...
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2answers
114 views

File System in Linux [closed]

Why we need a filesystem. Can we use OS without file system because our kernel has already in build module. For example if we doesn't need /lib/modules directory .So why we need file system

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