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Slow USB 3 write speed

Writing to my USB 3 thumb drive (SanDisk Extreme SDCZ80-064G-FFP) is very slow on Linux: 1 GB takes longer than 200s. Using Windows (dual-boot on the same computer), the same 1 GB file can be copied ...
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Assign a name to an inode [duplicate]

As far as I can tell (from what lsof tells me), once a file is opened by a process, I can rm it and the process will still be able to access it, because at that point all that counts is the inode. ...
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Is there any way of speeding up this DNS script I made? [on hold]

Part of my work is doing a lot of different DNS lookups, so I created a script that displays the information that I need in a neat fashion. Problem is it's not very fast. Doing a bash -x I can see ...
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Arch Sound output only showing as Headphone while no headphone plugged

I've struggled couple of days to fix this issue with installing / uninstalling / editing alsa , pulseaudio setting but no luck . One time i was able to fix audio with alsamixer and select output ...
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0answers
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How to change i3 theme

So I'm trying to change the theme of i3 to this: http://lovelybacon.deviantart.com/art/i3-Finally-it-all-comes-together-563203883 and I have no clue how to do this, does anyone have a tutorial or can ...
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Word processing [on hold]

When I backspace in a word doc to erase to the left, the cursor always jumps to the right end of the line and erases. Are all word processors like this and how do I avoid it? This is a real nuisance.
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1answer
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Start a Kickstart run from a running Live CD?

Due to some strange bugs in the Fedora bootloader, I cannot install my system using a LUKS container and BTRFS. Hopefully this is fixed for Fedora 24, but I'm not waiting :) I came across this ...
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1answer
17 views

help with rsync (with samba) and ignoring perm/time/group/owner

so this is what I'm trying to use: rsync -DHilrv --delete --progress /my-local-drive/ /my-network-share/ I've run the command above. After the operation was complete, I ran it again but this time I ...
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1answer
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Gnome 3 is not allowing me to login as root

I tried to login as root in gnome 3 like so: I pressed Not listed?, then I typed in root as username then I typed in my root password, but it says That didn't work.
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Install GUI for debian

I did many manipulations when trying to install NVIDIA driver on my debian machine, without success. I've deleted everything related to debian's GUI (x11-common, xorg, gdm3, gnome, gnome-shell, ...
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2answers
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Insert/overwrite mode in fish

I'm using Linux Mint on a MacBook and on its keyboard the equivalent for the INSERT key is the combination Fn + RETURN. At the moment I can only see the intended behavior of this combination in ...
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0answers
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Boost ASIO async_write_some is really slow [migrated]

I finally found the bottleneck of my server and it turns out to be async_write and the same goes for async_write_some. Here the following benchmark code: struct timespec start, end; ...
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1answer
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How to automount directory as C: in DOSBox and autorun defined application

I know how to install DOSBox but run it always with a defined configuration? install dosbox automount a folder, let's say /home/user/dos/c run a defined application, let's say boovie.exe in ...
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Evaluating a Question Generation System [on hold]

I'm finishing a System that generates questions automatically from declarative sentences. Example: "The capital of Russia is Moscow" The system may generate questions like: What is the capital of ...
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0answers
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Errors building and installing clBLAS on Ubuntu 16.04 (64bit)

I'm tring to build clBLAS from source on Ubuntu 16.04 (64bit). From the cmake configuration output it appear the dependencies have been satisfied. I'm being guided by instructions from here like so; ...
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0answers
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intel cpu not showing up as VGA compatible controller

I am trying to set up a virtual machine with gfx_passthru. My system has an nvidia graphics card and a 4790k cpu. The nvidia cpu shows up properly as a VGA controller, but I don't want to use this to ...
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1answer
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why does does windows run checkdisk after I clone into a vm disk it using dd? [on hold]

I decided to create a vm image of one of the windows desktops using the following commands in ubuntu live cd. /dev/sda is the windows drive to backup. /dev/sdb is the extra drive to store the image. ...
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1answer
60 views

Why grep on remote system says file or directory not available

I'm trying to run a grep command on remote system to give me the result for May 22. But reply comes /bin/grep: /var/log/Clients_Logs/127.0.0.1/*: No such file or directory But when I specifically ...
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2answers
11 views

Custom scripts under /etc/profile.d and /etc/init.d - rhel6 and rhel7

I need to start my script during boot time. I have read that the scripts under /etc/init.d & /etc/profile.d are sourced during system startup. How different are these directories? Other than the ...
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3answers
42 views

Seeing mode of file without listing all files

I want to see the mode of file/folder foo, in the form drwxrwxrwx. I would normally do ls -lah | grep foo, but in this case the folder had so many subfolders, that it took a long time for ls to run. ...
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0answers
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Systemd and controlling network settings

I'm trying to figure out best way to control network settings in best way possible in real time. My current plan is this: Start ip -s -d -o monitor with systemd and write its output to file ...
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0answers
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creating pid under /var/run with dnscryypt

I have installed dnscrypt. It works but I had to create the pid with root in /var/run. I tried at first creating the PID dnscrypt as user nobody but got permission denied every time. The code below ...
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0answers
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xcalib not saving brightness settings and other issues

I have certain issues which I'll list below, I hope you can help me: 1.) I have xcalib installed, I use it to manually change my contrast settings (something not possible in ubuntu directly, at least ...
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0answers
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Debian :WiFi Works fine in Recovery mode

Wifi is working fine in recovery mode but in normal boot it works for sometime then disconnects and all the available connections also disappears.Log out login doesn't have any impact and when I ...
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0answers
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help identifying autofs error codes

I am quite new in linux and need help to identify what my autofs errors are saying. I tried to google it but I can't find the problem. May 23 01:25:06 delta-0-12 automount[18796]: ...
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How to set an upper bound on volume in PulseAudio?

Is it possible to set an upper limit for PulseAudio on startup? I would like to make sure that I do not put the volume too high for the sake of my eardrums. I looked into pactl set-sink-volume but ...
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0answers
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ssh doesn't let you change your password ,if expired

abc@xyz:~$ ssh root@178.63.93.31 root@178.63.93.31's password: You are required to change your password immediately (root enforced) Welcome to Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-85-generic x86_64) ...
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0answers
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what's the best filesystem for small files on mdadm RAID10? [on hold]

I need to setup a RAID on my Linux server and I am looking for advise about which filesystem I shall use. These are the type of files I am going to be writing/storing into my system. File size ...
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1answer
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yum + list all available security updates without installing them, on redhat 5?

To list all available security updates without installing them, I run this and this syntax is working on redhat 6 and 7 # yum list-security --security please advice what is the syntax for redhat ...
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2answers
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How do the {} and + get expanded inside find with the -execdir option

When using the find program with the -execdir option, I have seen people say the {} will be replaced with the directory and the + with the filename, but the manual does not say what these do. Is there ...
0
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1answer
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How does this work in firewalld? iptables accept all [on hold]

On Ubuntu with plain iptables, filter table, INPUT chain: Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT) num target prot opt source destination 1 ACCEPT all -- anywhere anywhere ctstate ...
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When was pipelining introduced?

I understand early versions of Unix were licenced from AT&T to Universities and ran on PDP computers. I read in Tanenbaum's book (operating systems) that the first versions of Unix were only a ...
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1answer
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How to change grub boot menu on a (formerly) live linux system?

So I converted a usb live linux install (Tails) from USB to virtualbox using VBoxManage convertfromraw. For it to boot in virtualbox, I need to remove one thing from the boot commandline ...
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0answers
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American Fuzzy Lop run test program as unprivileged user or in chroot

I'm attempting to test tcsh on OS X with American Fuzzy Lop as an exercise, but don't want to accidentally clobber any useful files on my system. Knowing essentially nothing about fuzz testing, I did ...
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1answer
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Docker container on Red Hat Linux server 5.9

Can I install Docker on Red Hat server 5.9 so I can take an image container from an installed software and move it to another server? Or should it be enough to update the Kernel up to version 3 so ...
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0answers
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Unable to execute the rest of my shell script after installing Oh My Zsh [on hold]

I thought that here it will be better to ask for help with my problem. In a nutshell: I'm creating my custom shell script to simply customise my Mac. To make a short example: 1) I install OMZ using ...
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2answers
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VERR_ACCESS_DENIED when trying to add a raw disk to virtual box

I created a virtualbox raw disk pointing to a functioning, booting USB drive with a small linux distro on it. sudo ./VBoxManage internalcommands createrawvmdk -filename ~/VirtualBox\ ...
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Script for swapping mouse primary and secondary buttons

This answer show the command lines to swap the mouse primary and secondary button. However, I would like a script to automatically swap the mouse buttons every time is executed. Could somebody hint me ...
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0answers
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iptables traffic redirecting going wrong - UDP forwarding from proxy

good evening! I have a proxy running HAProxy and iptables in my network (and that proxy is behind another firewall and NAT). So far, I've been doing only TCP redirects to servers using HAProxy, and ...
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1answer
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How to Do Split Tunnelling with Slave ppp0 VPN + 2nd VPN?

Network Finland(internet)-PC(Sweden)-Uni(Sweden). Uni IP is fixed. Finland(internet) is gained with 3g-4 connection. I need to use a VPN provider to change my country but the VPN provider gives ppp0, ...
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1answer
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no NVIDIA GPU detected

I'd like to install NVIDIA driver on debian, but the installer tells me that I've no NVIDIA GPU on my machine. $ lspci -nn | grep NVIDIA 01:00.0 3D controller [0302]: NVIDIA Corporation GK107M ...
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1answer
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“Files” (Nautilus) not opening from dock

First time Ubuntu Gnome user here! For some reason, "Files" (Nautilus?) will no longer open from the dock. When I click on "Files", nothing happens at all. However, when I run nautilus . from ...
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0answers
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Which Audio Oriented Distribution also has CUDA support? [on hold]

I render using Blender's ability to render using nVidia's CUDA. Can someone recommend an audio oriented (music making and recording software) distribution that would also satisfy this 3D animation ...
1
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1answer
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pattern matching without echo

Why are the outputs different? touch a aa bb ccc echo * a aa bb ccc // I understood, * means matches zero or more * aa bb ccc // I'm confused. echo ? a //OK ? a aa bb ccc // confused ...
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1answer
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Wrong output in comparing floats

I'm trying to compare two floats in bash and something is going wrong. Here is the code sample based on solution here num1=0.502E-01 num2=0.01 echo $num1'>'$num2 | bc -l echo $num2'>'$num1 | bc ...
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1answer
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Installing Arch Linux on Thinkpad W530

I am installing Arch Linux on a Thinkpad W530, using the LiveCD. When I boot from the LiveCD, at the Syslinux bootloader screen, my hardware buttons (volume/mute) and Fn-keys work. I am able to ...
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1answer
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Comprehensive documentation of wpa_supplicant.conf with description of all parameters and default values

I there any up to date, comprehensive documentation of wpa_supplicant which describes all possible parameters of wpa_supplicant.conf and it's default values. The man page of wpa_supplicant.conf ...
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2answers
26 views

automatically disown application when running it from a terminal

How do you automatically disown an application after you have started it from a terminal? For example: if you start a terminal and run firefox the application will start, but when you then close the ...
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0answers
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mount usb disk via udisksctl need root privilege

I don't know why, but on my ubuntu 16.04 laptop, udisksctl can work properly without root privilege. However, when I plug this disk to centos 7, the execution of same command needs root privilege and ...
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Keyboard modification in Linux

I'm using Karabiner on Mac OS X to make some of my keys work as half modifiers: for ex. tapping enter is enter but holding it is meta. Is it easy to do the same in Linux? PS. I mean: I want to be ...

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