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How do I apply a patch?

I need to apply the following patch, and I don't want to mess up what I have so far. Below I have posted the complete content I found online, which was someone's response to a question similar to ...
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grep to ignore special characters in a file [on hold]

I have a java file and I want to list the number of times the word port occurs. But the only problem is I have many functions which have the work port in it too. Here is an example of a function : ...
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Create many files with random content

I am looking for a command to create multiple (thousands of) files containing at least 1KB of random data. For example, Name size file1.01 2K file2.02 3K file3.03 5K ...
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Permanently magnify the content displayed in Firefox

I'm using Linux Mint 17.1 MATE. On of the users of the computer have troubles with eyesight and seeing very small text. I increased the DPI of the whole text in RMB > Change Desktop Background > ...
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Left channel sound level very low compared to Right one

I am using the front analog audio jack from the NUC (microphone in/headphone out/speaker out) with a standard jack and standard speakers or headphones (which work well on another computer). I tried ...
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`xargs` with spaces in filenames

I'm trying to list only non-image files, searching only in the most recent 500 files. So I run ls -t | head -500 | file | grep -v 'image' which isn't right: it displays a help message. Changing it ...
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Host linux distro without GUI?

I saw this video on Youtube: Run Kali Linux on Android The phone uses the app: Linux deploy, which uses the phone to host the distro, but there's is no GUI. The only way to connect to Kali, is by ...
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RPM Requires group

During RPM installation under the Requires section of my spec file how do I install a group of things? For instance: Requires: Developer Tools which will pull from yum because I execute this like ...
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Debian setup launching GRUB bash

I have a little problem with setting up Debian. When I boot from the installation USB in UEFI mode, I get the GRUB command line. If I type in "boot", I get Please load the kernel first. I had Ubuntu ...
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Log and plot temperature-time curve over given time intervall

How can I log and plot a graph of all available hardware temperatures (CPU, SSD, etc). CPU load over a given time (say a day or a week) in linux? The CPU is i7 haswell if this matters, I have ...
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Multiple Monitor setup is not remembered (Mint 17)

After some issues with Ubuntu, I have decided to go to Mint. Now new issues appear - I have three monitors, two horizonatally and one vertically. The problem is that after each reboot, Mint does not ...
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How to switch off my laptop speaker when headphones is plugged

I've Kubutu 15.04 then KDE Plasma 5 and my laptop speaker doesn't switch off when headphones is plugged. Here my alsamixer snaptshot: My laptop is a ASUS N550L My sound card I found with lspci: ...
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How can I view the content of a backup of the dconf database file?

I've taken a backup of the file where my dconf database is stored (~/.config/dconf/user), and now I need to move some keys from the backup to the dconf in use. How can I view the content of the ...
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doubts in file system hierarchy? [duplicate]

explain the difference between /bin and /usr/bin used in Linux?
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authorize untrusted certificates

I'm trying to install WordPress on a server running Debian 7.5 and when using: wget http://wordpress.org/latest.tar.gz It says "the certificate of wordpress.org is not trustworthy" and "the ...
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Using date -1day with wget

I want to use wget with a cron to pull a file everyday however I want it to pull the previous days file from the remote server and the file is controlled by date variables in the URL as such: ...
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Booting Solaris 10 or 11 for Sparc in qemu-system-sparc64

I'm trying to boot Solaris 10 or Solaris 11 for SPARC using qemu-system-sparc64 but keep running into problems early on. I'm using the DVD images sol-10-u11-ga-sparc-dvd.iso and ...
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Trouble with postfix configuration to communicate with ruby application

This could be such a wide range of things but i hope posting here would narrow it down, i have this application installed and running in a web browser https://bitbucket.org/naushniki/qamail/src and ...
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include Forking - Multi threading in bash script to run it in upstart?

I have lack of understanding. Do i need to include forking in my bash script: http://stackoverflow.com/a/26756839/4749164, so i can use expect daemon/fork - option in upstart? i would like to run my ...
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process id and command

I want to write process id and command of all process with some name and from some user (for example root and init). What should I do? ps -f -u root -C init or ps -f -U root -C init writes ...
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Disable beep/chime in Secure Shell in Chrome OS

How do I disable the beep/bell sound that is emitted in Secure Shell in Chrome OS? When certain commands fail, such as pressing backspace on an empty command line or on a failing tab autocompletion, I ...
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Getting Error in Dependency Resolution during installing vlc media player on centos7?

I was trying to install vlc on centos7 using yum install vlc as root user, But didn't succeed. I think previously I install wrong repository. I am getting following error. Following is only part ...
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No music showing up in Gnome Music

I'm on Tumbleweed using the latest gnome-music from the Tumbleweed repo (3.16.1-1.1), though I doubt this makes any difference because older versions seem to have the same problem for me... My ...
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Remove line break in tex file

Remark: I'm working with .tex (TeX) file. In TeX code, line break does not affect the output. To produce a new paragraph we have to use the \par command. Some TeX editors interpret a blank line as ...
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Count & sum no. of occurrences of each unique line in a file [duplicate]

I think the answer to this problem might be some sort of variant of the uniq function that allows you to count the number of times each line appears in a file: sort file.txt | uniq -c The problem ...
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Shell Script: To extract a part of string from a file after a match is found

A script must be written to extract and return a string value from a file. This must be done only after a match is found in the file for the given pattern. Example: ...
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Why is smbpasswd located in samba-client package?

[root@localhost data]# yum provides smbpasswd samba-client-4.1.12-21.el7_1.x86_64 : Samba client programs Repo : base Matched from: Filename : /usr/bin/smbpasswd [root@localhost data]# yum ...
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IPython Qt Console doesn't have a title in GNOME app switcher

When I use the app switcher in GNOME 3.16, the IPython Qt Console (version 3.1.0) doesn't have a title under its icon (see image, and compare with Chromium). I also noticed that the icon doesn't ...
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Configure Wayland brightness control

On my Toshiba laptop I have two backlight devices in /sys/class/backlight called toshiba and intel_backlight. In Xorg, you could create a .conf file to choose which one the system should use. How do I ...
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GRUB won't boot Arch [on hold]

I just finished (on my third attempt) installing Arch Linux to my 335.35 GB SATA in a Dell Optiplex Gx620. I read the beginner's guide, wiki pages, articles, forum threads, etc... diligently. I'm ...
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Asymmetric ESTABLISHED session in netstat

On the first host, root@xxx:~# netstat -natup | grep xxx tcp 0 0 10.2.5.3:40740 xxx:10051 ESTABLISHED 1482/zabbix_proxy: we can see that a connection has been established with ...
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Linux routing and packet forwarding accross 3 subnets and 3 internet connections [on hold]

I have my trusty Linux router that has 3 NICs for 3 internet connections (Comcast, Verizon, and a T1), 1 NIC for internet facing servers, and the last NIC to connect the rest of the campus (over 300 ...
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How to identify form data using Selenium Webdriver

I am using this website https://secure.wufoo.com/gallery/templates/forms/change-of-major/ for testing.I am unable to fill data in any field.Could anyone please help me for this?
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How to kill a bunch of jobs based on ps output?

Here is output from ps $ps aux | grep blob ubuntu 4286 0.0 0.1 34748 9592 ? S Jan14 0:00 /usr/bin/python /usr/local/bin/pynt start_blob_reader ubuntu 4287 0.0 0.1 34748 ...
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Passing variables to range patterns in awk

I'm trying to use range patterns in awk: grep -a volume somefile | awk '/^Apr 25 23:44:04*/,/^Apr 26 12:44:01*/ {print}' This works fine, but when I try to execute it by putting the date and time ...
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How to reduce temperature of my Toshiba with Slackware?

I have a Notebook Toshiba with Slackware 14.1 64bits $ lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller (rev 09) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 ...
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Using brew: curl version error, “Incompatible library version” for libcurl.4.dylib

I used to have a working version of homebrew but then something broke today related to curl and libcurl.4.dylib— possibly a version or file location issue. I'm on Mac OS X 10.9.5 (Mavericks). For ...
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Why my rescued PDFs forms are empty?

First, I'm no expert, so don't assume I know much about data recovery. I'm using ddrescue and photorec to try to rescue files from a USB stick. It's a 32GB stick that has no more partition information ...
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Filter a log file by month, date and time in bash

I'd like to fetch the data between Apr 24 10:00:00.000000 and Apr 25 24:00:00.999999 in the following log but I am not sure how to get this work: files/file1:Apr 22 02:47:00.663117 somedata ...
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Opening old KDevelop files

I have some older KDevelop projects that I am trying to recompile. The problem is that KDevelop4+ will not open .kdevelop files. Only .kdevelop4 files are listed when I select open project. Is ...
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KDE opens .deb files with ar instead of a package manager

I just installed Debian for the first time. I use KDE. I'm trying to install Google Chrome and Steam. I download the installation package, then I double-click it. Instead of installing, both display ...
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Is it possible to get working history for multi-line commands in mksh, using vi editing mode?

On my Debian systems, I have always used pdksh as my interactive shell. Originally, command-line history behavior was similar to what I grew up with on platforms like AIX and Solaris. Recently, ...
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How to filter a basic csv by columns

How do I filter by third column of the following file list.txt [[ list of people ]] billy baxter - @baxter - b.baxter@woods.com james woods - @woods - j.woods@someother.com I currently have cat ...
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Usage of '%' in the crontab [duplicate]

I am trying to add a cron job to perform an rsync from a remote server to a (Ubuntu12) local machine & create a log file. Below is the crontab-l 00 18 * * * rsync -a -v --delete -e ssh ...
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Short write on small file - 26 gigs free [on hold]

This didn't answer the question "Short write" error message with wget I am attempting to wget a file from a locally hosted server to my SD card and I keep getting this Short write error. ...
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Fully MS-compatible office

I am using LibreOffice 3.4.5 on CentOS. Unfortunately, it's not fully compatible with MS Office. In particular, reading docx files leads to loosing all of the embedded formulae and some of the ...
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Error installing GCC - error verifying int64_t uses long long [on hold]

I'm trying to install GCC on my Lubuntu laptop. When I run the "make or make bootstrap" command, I get a long output which always ends in this error: checking for int64_t underlying type... long long ...
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1answer
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understanding “dpkg --status-fd n”

From man dpkg (1.16.16 (i386) on a Debian (7) based Linux Distro): --status-fd n Send machine-readable package status and progress information to file descriptor n I read this ...
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STTY: How can I set rows/columns to its supported maximum?

I would like some 83(cols)x40(rows) size on my TTY, so: xubuntu@xubuntu:~$ stty size 30 90 xubuntu@xubuntu:~$ stty cols 83 rows 40 stty: standard input: Invalid argument xubuntu@xubuntu:~$ stty size ...
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3tb external hard disk on 32 bit system

i have a 3tb hard disk with an external docking station that i can not use on my (old 265 mb) windows xp pc, because the pc is only 32 bit. I plan to use a usb2 flash drive to boot into linux (e.g. ...

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