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What is the best Linux distro? [on hold]

I your opinion(s), what is the best Linux distro? Thank you. RCline7
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PPTP IPs different than LAN ips

in /etv/pptpd.config I have: localip 1.0.0.1 remoteip 10.0.0.100-200 my server real IP is 192.168.1.40 (my LAN is 192.168.1.0) is it OK to do it? how I can route it so the clients with ...
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A question for old unix gurus or simply older SVR4 users: backup output

On SYSVR4(AT&T 2.1) i want to make a backup full of /dev/root i did this bkreg -a varfull -o /:/dev/root -c demand -m ffile -d disk -t mytb1 varfull is tag,dev/root is my fs wich i want to ...
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Allow specific linux user to bind to port 443

I am in charge of setting up a JBoss web application that runs over SSL, thus should be accessible over port 443. Of course, it can be started up by user with root privileges, but that is something ...
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Why do SSL negotiation fail on Linux? (Asus P5S-MX) (but worked on Windows7)

Can anyone tell give me hints to why the web requests fails in these wireshark/tcpdump traces ? (and perhabs hint to why a linux distro would start with SSLv3 as starting point) I a noob when it comes ...
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How to resolve hostnames with Raspbian 5/5/2015?

I'm relatively new to Linux and falling down the tree and hitting every branch on the way down (it seems). I'm trying to share an NTFS drive, or a directory on the drive, via samba, and I have found ...
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0answers
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USB stick dosn't have a device file

I have a generic USB storage stick form Kingston which gets recognised as a USB device from Kingston. root@banana:~# lsusb Bus 002 Device 003: ID 0951:1665 Kingston Technology Bus 001 Device 001: ID ...
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1answer
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Why doesn't copying large files prevent Linux from going into power saving mode?

This problem happened to me when copying backups from an SSD to an external SSD. As suggested in the answer there, I had to change my power settings to set "suspend when inactive" to "never" in Debian ...
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Kernel config diffs - better way to maintain

I maintain one Linux distro (LEAF) with multiple kernel targets, so it needs to have multiple kernel configs (one reference config + usual patch files for other targets). But this adds headache on ...
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how I will make a generic script which will read .sql files and store the data in some temp file [on hold]

I have couple of .sql file placed in some different Location of server. I want to make a generic script which will read these files and store the output in some file.dynamically if it can create an ...
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Ubuntu Touch on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 (P5110) [on hold]

I have seen that a few people managed to install Ubuntu Touch on their P5110, and I want to do the same. I understand that, before I am able to do that, I need to root my tablet. I only have access ...
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Adding a new disk to an exsting partition in linux

I have a sda on my opensuse and want to add a new disk to have more space on it. After adding the disk I have created a partition lets name it sdb. Mr sda has 6 partition and I ant to sdb to 6th ...
2
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1answer
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How to create gcov files for a project in a different dir?

I want to analyze code coverage datas. I want to create gcov files from OpenSSL (and from other projects), but I can only create them in the same directory of the project, and only for the files in ...
0
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1answer
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Option to configure Linux kernel to run userspace script when core dump occurs?

Is there any option in the kernel compilation or userspace setting to do the above? I'm looking to add a crash reported to my new embedded Linux system.
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Magnetic stripe reader on Debian

I have recently aquired a USB magnetic stripe card reader. When used on Windows, I swipe a card, it acts as a keyboard and types out whatever is on the magstripe. However when used on Linux (Ubuntu ...
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1answer
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bash./configure :permission denied

I'm using elementary Os. I tried to install vlc tar. Got an error after extracting package "$./configure" bash:./configure:permission denied
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Desktop icon in Elementary OS

How to create desktop shortcut for any application in Elementary freya os? If try to drag and put in desktop my cursor changes then how to get back my mouse pointer without logout or restart?
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Screen is shaking/wobbling in Debian 8.1

Just installed Debian 8.1 on my Lenovo Y70 laptop, besides other driver problems, one of the problems i cant get rid of is this shaking/wobbling screen. Tried to install intel drivers and xorg but ...
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mdadm RAID10 - change broken disk

Tonight my server stopped answering to ssh, ping, so I drove to the server room. Server did not respond to keyboard (even Ctrl-Alt-Del), there was no data on screen (it was black, no symbols on it), ...
5
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1answer
177 views

Keep bash input on top line of screen

I'd like to keep the bash command prompt input at the top of the screen so that outputs from older commands are pushed downwards rather than up. How can I achieve this?
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Shell Script to check the process id

Currently in the box two users are running Ex-sysddsf ,sysddsu using shell script i need to stop process based on the sysddsu ps aux | grep "Dprocess" | awk '{print $12}' Its showing sysddsf ...
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1answer
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How to retrieve a password from KWallet; KWalletManager won't run

Trying to retrieve a password from KWallet, I found that I couldn't open KWalletManager. Neither the menu item System > KWalletManager, nor Alt+F2 and typing in kwalletmanager do anything. Does ...
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0answers
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toggle vlc fullscreen using dbus and mpris

I am programming my keyboard shortcuts in awesome wm. At the moment I use qdbus to control media players and they all work except for full screen of vlc. The command I use is: qdbus ...
2
votes
1answer
52 views

Postfix virtual alias domain matching with regular expression virtual alias map

Using Postfix (2.11.3) I want to redirect all mail to an external address. /etc/postfix/main.cf: virtual_alias_maps = regexp:/etc/postfix/rewrite /etc/postfix/rewrite: /^.+$/ hijacked@example.com ...
2
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2answers
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Git config forwarding

I don't know if this even possible or not. I was wondering if there is any way like SSH Agent forwarding by which we can forward our .gitconfig on the remote server, and git automatically picks the ...
2
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3answers
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`tail -n 40 /var/log/apache2/error.log` without `sudo`

Many times during the day I need to inspect my Apache log: sudo tail -n 40 /var/log/apache2/error.log I then have to provide my password. It's a clumsy workflow, so instead I am adding ...
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1answer
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Does loginuid have any impact on process limits?

On CentOS/RHEL 6, when I start my daemon as root user, I see /proc/<pid>/loginuid of the process as 0 and when I start it through sudo, I see loginuid of the sudo user. Even if I do sudo su - ...
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1answer
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How to echo makefile variable through Make's $(shell …)

I have a GNU makefile. The makefile has a few tests (around line 65 from the linked file): UNAME = uname MACHINE ?= $(shell $(UNAME) -m) SYSTEM ?= $(shell $(UNAME) -s) IS_X86 = $(shell echo ...
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0answers
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Gnome fails to start in Debian Wheezy

I've installed Debian Wheezy. After a while (working properly without any problem), I see some problems while working in gnome. Some functions don't work properly, for example desktop icons are not ...
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0answers
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Default lxc networking suddenly stops to work

I've recently installed lxc on ubuntu 14.04. Networking used to work (lxcbr0 being a NAT interface, DHCP configured using dnsmasq) but after a container restart, the networking does not work any more. ...
0
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0answers
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getting TP-LINK AC1200 to work with kali

i'm quite new to Kali and linux for that matter. I was hoping to get my AC1200 TP-link wireless card to work with Kali linux VM but for some reason it does not have the compatible drivers to make the ...
2
votes
1answer
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Disabling wlan0 adapter

Question: What is the terminal command behind right clicking on the wireless icon (Ubuntu 15.04) and then unchecking "Enable Wi-Fi" the box? Why am I asking it? macchanger just work for me when I ...
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1answer
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fsck and checking external drives on reboot also

I know about shutdown -rF now that will check the drive on reboot but how can I also have it check all external drives also on reboot?
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1answer
25 views

Cache atime writes

Is there a way to set atime writes to be cached for a very long time? I need atime (that is to say, relatime won't cut it), but I don't want it to effect performance so much. Data loss in of atimes ...
0
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1answer
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Why are the up and down arrows keys not always working on multiple platforms?

Very recently, maybe within the last two weeks this issue has started cropping up: once maybe every two days or so, the up and down arrow keys simply stop working for a while - I can move the cursor ...
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Using package.env for phase hooks

Following this answer I've set up a simple file /etc/portage/env/echo.conf: post_pkg_postinst() { echo "updating $P to $PV" } with the line sys-apps/util-linux echo.conf in ...
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1answer
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How to set system fonts as noto?

I have installed google noto fonts in /usr/share/fonts/opentype/noto .and execute the command: fc-cache -fv 1.How to know which type of fonts is being used in my debian8.1? 2.How to set google noto ...
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Debian Kickstart Files Failing To Download

I have found that if I try to host my kickstart files on github and pass the raw url to virt-install, such as below, it will fail. ...
3
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1answer
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Is there any way to prevent a bad drive from disappearing from /dev?

I'm trying to recover a partition on a bad drive with ddrescue. I run: $ sudo ddrescue -r -1 -v /dev/sdd3 OUT.img dd_rescue_logfile and it seems to do great for a while, but after about an hour, ...
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Why create /home and mount to / partition? [on hold]

Recently I just installed some kali linux, using manual partition created just: / /tmp /var /usr but not /home (habits from *BSD systems), now found (df /home) that this dir belongs to some kind: ...
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Shell not exiting (possible reason while loop?) [on hold]

In a project, I have two files makefile, script2.sh. I am only allowed to make changes to makefile. The scenario is like this: makefile calls out script2.sh with specific parameters On basis of ...
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0answers
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Regd: Can't able to enter into ubuntu desktop via admistrator login [on hold]

I gave the right admin credentials but couldn't login into desktop. If I give the credentials means its redirects to terminal and within a fraction of second again it will come back to switch user ...
2
votes
2answers
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How can I maintain open ssh connection and use it from shell scripts?

Currently i invoke the following: $ ssh me@host.com my_cmd This is slow and not easy to automate safely. I would like to establish ssh connection once and have some script that will forward my ...
0
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1answer
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Which are (bash) shell special parameters?

I've found some special parameter with bash starting with $ sign. Example: When I was wandering for exit status I knew about $?, process ID by $$ etc. So, I am sharing this post to know Which are ...
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0answers
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Mouse Pointer Blinks and Sometimes Disappears

I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS with dual Monitor. I am unable to figure out the problem occurring with the mouse pointer. The mouse pointer blinks and at times it disappears. Any help is appreciated ...
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2answers
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Possible fix?: ICEauthority Error With a Systemically limited File Permission Issue

First off, I would like to apologize ahead of time for such a completely absurd accident to happen to my computer. Essentially I wanted to change my Cinnamon-mint theme on linux. But I noticed that ...
2
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2answers
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How to check if the parent shell is interactive from a script?

I know that one can use the $- contains i or not or check if $PS1 is empty to tell if a shell is interactive. However, those solutions only work for the current shell. I have a bash script trying to ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Suddenly all connections are rejected [on hold]

My system is Debian 8. Just now I was using ssh to connect to my laptop and programming. I swear i didn't even use sudo command, but all in a sudden, all connections are rejected. It seems that ...
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How can we increase the number of arguments? [on hold]

For the program like #include "apue.h" int main(int argc, char *argv[]) { int i; for (i = 0; i < argc; i++) /* echo all command-line args */ printf("argv[%d]: %s\n", i, ...
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What does the horizontal space or width mean in the monospaced font? [on hold]

Monospaced font is the preferred typeface for printing computer program source code. A monospaced font, also called a fixed-pitch, fixed-width, or non-proportional font, is a font whose letters and ...

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