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zsh capture and pipe output to another command

I had the zsh script printf '%s\0' www/scripts6/lib/* | xargs -0 -I{} -P 50 babel {} > {} and it worked (i think.). But I needed to actually copy the files to the scripts directory instead of ...
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How to lists all users who logged in on a specific day using grep and last

Hey I'm new to Linux and I'm using Ubuntu right now. However I need to answer this question: Write a command or sequence of commands that lists all users who logged in on a monday by using last and ...
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No file type associations for KDE 5 desktop on a Debian installation

Running Debian Unstable with KDE 5, when I click on any type of file, there's no association with any applications and the dialogue to associate pops up everytime. Even associating some file with ...
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zsh wait for job to complete

When I type the following in my terminal running zsh (each line is a command) babel www/scripts6/lib/data.js > www/scripts/lib/data.js & babel www/scripts6/lib/user.js > ...
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How to increase the size of a vfat file system to exactly the size of the containing partition?

This is a further question after this one. I google for it, but most of the search results are about how to grow the partition and the file system at the same time. I think this question is simpler ...
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Kali Linux 2 won't detect Broadcom 802.11ac

Extremely new to Linux I almost know nothing. I have tried on my own for several days and havent gotten anywhere. I have a bootable USB drive with Kali Linux 2 on it. When attempting to install Kali ...
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How to change QtCurve style/theme via config file editing?

I have downloaded a QtCurve theme. I do not use KDE, I use a standalone WM (awesome). How do I change QtCurve style/theme via config file editing? Which config file contains this setting?
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Encrypted LVM vs TrueCrypt / Veracrypt

I am installing Linux Mint v17.2 on my laptop. I may have sensitive client information on it and I would like to encrypt my whole hard drive. I was wondering if it would be better to use encrypted LVM ...
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Where to find/get systemd-journal-gatewayd.service on Debian Jessie?

It seems systemd-journal-gatewayd daemon was introduced in systemd version 193. I'm running Debian Jessie with verison 215 of systemd, but do not have this daemon. $ systemd --version systemd 215 ...
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Move/Change boot file system

I have a webcam Sunluxy 720p and I need to adapt the configuration to my needs. The / file system is read-only. I have access to u-boot via UART/USB cable. I can also connect via telnet as root. ...
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rsync --delete did not remove file in destination while with ssh

On my RHEL6 pair of servers, I tested the rsync from server-1 to Server-2 with SSH. Everything was good as expected. However, when I moved a file under A directory, A/x.file to B/ of /home/user on ...
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Cron job runs more often than I thought it should

I have a cron job that is running twice an hour. It runs once at HH:00 and once at HH:45. This is strange because I tried to specify that it should run every 45 minutes as follows: */45 * * * * ...
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Chage terminal text color for next command only

So when I find myself compiling a lot (from the terminal) I find it difficult to distinguish between the current compilation results and the old ones, so I was wondering if there is a bit of text that ...
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802.11ac USB dongle support in Linux

(cross-post from Network Engineering community) Is it reasonable to expect to be able to get a 802.11ac dual-band USB wireless dongle to work correctly on Debian (wheezy) on an ARM platform (using ...
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Start new bash session background

Is it possible to create a command called new_bash that allows me to do the following? new_bash alias test="ls" new bash alias new_command="ls" new_bash test file1 new_bash new_command file1
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Where exim stores the daily limit counter?

Exim is configured to allow a certain number of emails sent per day. Lets say, 200 emails per day. I found this number to be stored on /etc/virtual/limit. If exim is counting where it is storing the ...
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How to ignore adding modified time to archive file while compress using tar

Can we instruct tar to do not keep modified time of the files in archive file while compress. What I want is, the extracted directories/files should get time from machine where it's extracting, not ...
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Using LISP with sublime text

Can I use sublime text with LISP (common lisp)?
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Handling NULL characters in shell

Is there a portable way of handling NULL characters in shell? A typical example would be splitting the output of find ... -print0 with shell (and shell only) either in a pipe or in a command ...
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How to generate ppd file with foomatic in Fedora 20

I installed foomatic to try and find a PPD file for my HP OfficeJet J4680 printer. However it does not have one for my specific printer in its foomatic-ppdfile list. Is there a way to manually ...
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Installation fails on “choose and install softwares”

I am trying to install debian on my new laptop (lenovo G5O 70) and I get an error on the step "choose and install softwares". The installation apears to be stuck on execution of triggers of udev.
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Issues with storing an echo of a date conversion into a string variable inunix

Apologies but this question comes from a question previously raised: How can I convert a local date-time into UTC date-time? Toby has been absolutely great helping me with some conversion string-->BST ...
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File System that supports duplicate directory names

Is there a file system that supports duplicate directory names. Ideally to distinguish between directory names you would use indexes(file directory order). This is related.
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Shift +Menu as a hotkey in KDE

In KDE environment I have set Menu button as a hotkey for switching language layout. But it does not work when Shift is pressed. So I need to set Shift+Menu as another hotkey for changing language ...
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Blocked by spamhaus but not blocked

The problem is that all emails I send bounce with the message "Unrouteable address" or "blocked by spamhaus". I have checked my server's IP and domain names on spamhaus and they are not on any of ...
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Why does the initial ramdisk environment fsck /usr even though there is a passno of 0 in fstab?

In the mkinitcpio article of the Arch Wiki, it says that you should put a 0 in the passno field of the /usr partition if you want it to be fsck'd at boot. Add the fsck hook, mark /usr with a ...
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File System that is order sensitive

Is there a file system that is unix compatible that is order sensitive? For example the following 2 directory structures would be different. a b c and a c b
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How to revert from searching to original command

Following the instructions here, I edited by .bash_profile to enable the up and down arrows to autocomplete what I have typed in the shell based on previous commands. I added to my .bash_profile: # ...
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How to check a Linux Distro is secure and has no malicious code?

I am new to Linux and I love it. However, while I have been playing around with several flavours of Linux, only one question comes into my mind as a new user to the Linux systems: how can I ensure a ...
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Can some explain what this command does?

Can someone explain to me what this command does? sudo find / -exec rm {} \;
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Have a server on DigitalOcean only accessibly by SSH, what happens if my computer breaks?

I bought a server/droplet on Digital Ocean and per its recommendations disabled password login so it could only be accessed by SSH key. I understand the SSH security mechanism basically makes it so ...
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piping python variable value to bash script (inside python script)

After years of bash scripting I've been given the task of modifying a python script to have it call a shell script when certain conditions are met. That part wasn't too bad, but now I'm trying to ...
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Disable ubuntu unity launcher & panels when using vmware full screen

When I put a vmware workstation in fullscreen mode, I am unable to click on things on the left edge of the virtual machine because Ubuntu captures the clicks and opens up the corresponding application ...
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Rhel two node cluster

I just want to know the feasibility of rhel 6.4 two node active active cluster. Is it possible? If yes what are the possible challenges in setting it up?
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How to tell apt-get to switch from Sources.bz2 to Sources.gz

I have a clean installation of kali-2.0.1-rpi.img on a Raspberry Pi B+. It's connected to the mac via cable and network is working: I can open web pages and ping ips from the pi. After booting and ...
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Apply keyboard buttons combination on release

I installed LMDE2 Mate, with repos pointing on Debian testing. In Pycharm(Jetbrains IDE) I have to press Shift+Alt+E in order to call python console. My problem is, when I am pressing Shift+Alt ...
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Media player in Centos 6

Is anyone know how to install vlc media player in centos 6.4 offline, I don't have an internet connection.I already downloaded a vlc-2.2.1.tar.xz file. But i was unable to install it without internet. ...
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How do I check the running kernel version?

While troubleshooting a problem with my ethernet card, I've found that the driver I'm currently using may have some issues with old kernel versions. What command can I use to check the kernel version ...
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(Linux) unable to mount from initramfs

I am trying to install Linux (Debian) on a new laptop. This requires special care because the laptop keyboard needs a kernel patch (and I have not compiled a kernel for about 10 years). Also, because ...
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Postfix/Rancid - Confused by terminology, /etc/aliases, and relaying mail from localhost

I want to send notifications from a non-domain linux server, to my corporate email, me@company.com. My main concern is receiving notifications from an installed instance of rancid. I am confused by ...
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How can I convert a local date-time into UTC date-time?

I am trying to get a bash script working and in order to do so I need to transform a local time in +%Y%m%d%H%M%S format (example: "20150903170731") into UTC time in the same format. I know date -u ...
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How to query-replace after a given character in a string?

How to replace all / by . only in the sentence after the = ? For example, from this: /buttress_unit/buttress_top/buttress_i_ps_but_cio_m1_i_but_m1_tx_wrapper_m1_pref_fifo_array_29__stream_id_3_0 = ...
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Deleting all files except folders within directory

I am still pretty new to terminal based commands but while I was doing a rsync command between remote and local, I have accidentally 'copied' the files to the wrong place (Eg. /serA/items) instead of ...
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How to copy/burn a loop device image to a partition?

I'm building a rootfs for a embedded device. I start by making an empty loopback file system, then mount it, and add files to it. When I finish, I end up with a file system image. Then I can burn ...
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safe way to redirect some output using exec

I have a script that is rather "noisy". I've been asked to clean up the output so that most of the script's output goes to a log file, and the user just sees the start-up message, and the message when ...
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Reverse DNS for external DNS server

I have my forward zone configured and now I am writing my reverse zone configuration. I've read through Pro DNS and BIND book and the examples given are if you own a portion of an IP address space ...
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Can a Debian package's Priority field be used for selection for install?

In a Debian package's control file, there is a Priority field which can be set to one of: required important standard optional extra APT pinning can be used to specify priorities for packages from ...
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Black screen after changing KDE's vsync options

I had a perfect arch with kde plasma 5 until I changed vsync option to "use previous content". Kde warned me that this will cause severe performance problems with mesa drivers and I were using ...
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Why is my stat command output different than examples online? [duplicate]

I've been reading about the stat command, and every example output I see has the file attributes organized by name. But when I run it through bash on my OSX system I get something like this: $ stat ...
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Cannot install pyzmq

I'm trying to install pyzmq on my Elementary OS netbook as it is a dependency for ipython notebook. The full report is at github as exceeds the stackexchange character limit. Here are the last few ...

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