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Can't install xorg-init on arch

I am not able to install xorg-init on a new arch install. It is possible to install other packages, but not that one. I updated the database with pacman -Syy, but it still won't work. Error message: $...
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How to suppress echo of buggy read function

I'm trying to capture a key press in a shell script (e.g. using read) and not to echo it. The three methods I found were stty -echo, the -s switch and stream redirection. However, on macOS, which ...
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recognize which interface I using

On my laptop I've two interfaces (wlan0 and eth0), after conneted the wired, ifconfig show me "RUNNING" also in eth0. (both interfaces are in same network). /sbin/ifconfig wlan0 wlan0: flags=4163<...
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Kodibuntu install

I'm trying to install Kodibuntu. I've created a bootable USB which works fine however I don't get the install menu at start-up? Also, is there anyway to configure WiFi settings from within Kodi? When ...
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How to setup the alfa AWUS036NH driver on Kali Linux?

I bought this Alfa awus036nh and i want to use it on Kali Linux. I'm running Kali on a Virtual Machine and fixed the USB issue and now the machine recognizes the adapter. I need to setup the driver ...
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Why does `ps -e | less` show 'less' among processes?

I run ps -ejH | less. The output includes ps and less as well. What is the reason? I thought it would work as follows: First, ps will run and it will list all processes existing at that moment. ...
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Create a UEFI bootable persistent USB Livesystem

After a copple of tries with Ubuntu that failed to be persistent, and the hint to create a fresh question form the community to find I easier. I am try a new attemp. My Goal: A USB stick live ...
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SSH takes too long to ask for password

I've seen many other questions on this subject but none seem to actually solve my problem. Like any other day, I connect to my LOCAL Raspberry Pi server from my client machine at 192.168.0.5 with ssh ...
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Can't boot to just installed Slackware

Just installed Slackware 14.1 from a usb stick on a machine with ArchLinux installation and cannot boot into it with Arch's grub2. grub-mkconfig on Arch detected Slackware and created a menu entry ...
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System upgrade conflicts

I'm getting a lot of conflicts when upgrading system. I can't remove these packages because many important packages depend on it. I really am not sure what to do now.
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Error calling EVIOCSKEYCODE

I used journalctl -p 3 -xb and got this error message -- Logs begin at Thu 2016-06-23 22:48:08 AST, end at Sat 2016-06-25 13:15:23 AST. -- Jun 25 09:31:35 Almoullim systemd-udevd[268]: Error calling ...
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How to fix shell prompt ( ps1 ) after remote login

I am observing the below strange prompt after login to my remote machine from ubuntu 14.04. This only happens while I'm using the ubuntu gui terminal and not via putty. Any suggestion to fix it?
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how to add a loop device on fedora 23 with losetup?

in an attempt to access a truecrypt container, I stumbled about the prerequisite of setting up a loop device... ncoghlan suggested in an earlier answer When you run it as root, losetup -f will ...
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How can I forward multiple ports in the SSH configuration with LocalForward?

I want to forward multiple ports. So far my configuration looks like this: Host myhost Hostname 123.123.123.123 IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_myhost LocalForward 8811 localhost:8811 ...
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iptables on laptop

I am new to iptables and firewall setup in general and have gone through a tutorial for setup of a basic firewall. I'm mostly just learning this for fun. My current input chain looks like this: ...
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Nagios network health fluctuating between green and red

I have an issue on Nagios portal of Network Health in the tab of Tactical Overview. The bar continuously becomes Red & Green and network health checks are fluctuating so frequently. I restarted my ...
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Can I edit library with text editor?

I want to edit python library in Visual Studio Code. I dont know how to do it and editing in another folder and then sudo cp edited_file library_path is annoying. I tried something like sudo ./Visual\...
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How to extract string between Nth and Mth occurrences of a pattern?

I have a file path.txt with the path to a file(say a txt file): /Folder/F1/F2/F3/F4/.../Fn/abc.txt I want to extract the path i.e the string from beginning to the last occurrence of / (since the ...
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Neat and annoying undocumented (?) feature of ksh93, more info?

This is a request for explanation or pointer to documentation. I'm a KornShell93 (ksh on Mac OS X or ksh93 elsewhere) user. I like the shell for its relative simplicity as an interactive shell and ...
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Mouse wheel disabled into LibreOffice 5 on Fedora 24 KDE

I just installed Fedora 24 with KDE and 4.5.7 linux kernel on my Asus N750JV laptop but it seems I can't use my mouse wheel into LibreOffice application only. But the mouse wheel works great with ...
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32 bit versions vs 64 versions of Linux [duplicate]

I am currently using various live Linux versions. In most cases I have the choice between a 64 bit and 32 bit versions. Does 32 bit have any disadvantages other than slightly lower performance? ...
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Fatal error starting apache2 with mod_sssl

I followed the instructions on this link to INSTALL SSL ON Ubuntu 14.04. After completing everything I get the following in the error log: [Fri Jun 24 19:10:26.262361 2016] [mpm_prefork:notice] [pid ...
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How to Convert Lossless Rasterized Image (.pdf) to .png by Adjusting -density/…?

Condition: find the minimum number of points for the lossless conversion of a rasterised image (.pdf) to another rasterized image (.png) Example data: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/evaluation/pdf/...
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How to reduce Linux' write buffer for removable devices?

When writing content to removable devices on Linux (USB sticks/HDDs, SD cards, etc), I often see incredible write speeds in the first few seconds, sometimes in the order of GB/s (filling of the write ...
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/dev/sda3: unexpected inconsistency; run fsck manually

My laptop is a goverment laptop. While I switch on laptop to go to Linux an error occurs: /dev/sda3: UNEXPECTED INCONSISTENCY :RUN fsck MANUALLY .(i.e. without -a or -p options) fsck died ...
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How to start multiple mod-mono-server4 Linux process domains at reboot time?

I would like to know how to serve multiple ASP.NET applications on multiple mod-mono-server4 Linux process domains. I am running Ubuntu 16.04 on a Lenovo ThinkStation desktop. Here is how I plan to ...
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Which package in Gentoo provides xmlcatalog command?

I got xmlcatalog not found error. I think I removed some system packages by mistake. Which package provides this tool? Is there a place online that I can check?
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Can I change the permissions of files that root has read only access to?

A few days ago I made the switch from Debian to Arch. When I did that, I backed up my files to an external harddrive. I've moved the contents of that backup to my normal harddrive. Now I'd like to ...
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How to sandbox code in chroot for multiple users?

What am I trying to do? I'm writing a code evaluator using chroot and python and went to hackerrank for some inspiration. What I think is happening at Hackerrank? Hackerrank creates run-...
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How to provide parameters using text file in curl?

I'm trying to pass parameters in text file and read it in curl command. Like:I added username and password in text file Sample.txt: username:"admin" password:"admin" In curl command, I'm reading ...
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How to reset task bar settings for KDE Plasma desktop?

I accidentally messed up my Plasma desktop's task bar. How can I reset it without remove all the desktop settings?
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How can I get mutt to automatically select pgp keys?

Problem I wish encrypt an email to foo@bar.com, using mutt. I have an associated key, which I trust marginally. After attempting to send the email, I have to select from a list of keys, both of which ...
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Unix Line calculation in some fields of a file [on hold]

My input file is comma delimited with structure like: f1 f2 f3 f4 f5=f1-f3+f4 1000 wk1 500 200 700 1500 wk2 400 100 1200 1300 wk3 300 50 1050 900 wk4 400 100 600 ...
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How to do calculation on current line based on the output of previous line in unix? [on hold]

My input file is like: Sales,week,INV,purchase,EOH 1000,w1,500,200,700 1500,w2,400,100,1200 1300,w3,300,50,1050 900,w4,400,100,600 I need o/p file like, for week 1: f1,f2,f3,f4 1000,500,200,700 ...
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Trying to switch from Cinnamon to MATE on Linux Mint, but nothing happens when I click on the session icon

I have Linux Mint 17.3 which was originally installed with the Cinnamon desktop. I am wanting to install MATE and switch to that instead, and used a guide to do so. The last step is to "click on the ...
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Another El Capitan Permission issue

Been to the depths of the web trying to repair my Mac HD and Home folder permissions. I would like to get back to default set up without losing user data. Any and all help is appreciated. Cant Run ...
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1answer
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Can't terminate / suspend a background job

I am a beginner so I wanted to do a test for the Job Control Commands. So, I ran a cat command and then made it a background job using the bgcommand after stopping it with Ctrl +Z. Now I wanted ...
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what's the equivalent of this command but in a Red Hat distribution?

I'm following a Godaddy help tutorial in order to install Let's Encrypt certificate for my website. So I connected to my server using ssh via Putty. Typing the command sudo git clone https://github....
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Different command outputs

I entered same command with a variable host. During 2nd time I entered blank space between host,= and $. Why it was trying to connect to a server ? Also, when I write like $(host name), I am getting ...
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How to compare “abc” with abc in bash?

I did not find the answer other location, so seek help here. My code need compare "stop" with stop this is stand bash string. pi@raspberrypi:~/Voice $ ./test.sh | more "stop" stop My code: #!/bin/...
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How can I escape an exclamation point in the PS1 environment variable?

It is substituted with the history number even if I try to escape it with a backslash.
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Compose string of IPs using bash command line

I have a command that returns the following: id1="172" id2="17" id3="136" id4="5" id5="0" /> id1="172" id2="17" id3="128" id4="2" id5="0" /> id1="172" id2="17" id3="128" id4="4" id5="0" />...
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Disable Titlebar in X11 without Window Manager

I am creating a desktop environment to launch a Chromium-based kiosk, with this set of commands: nitrogen --set-centered /usr/share/$name/$name-logo.png --set-color="#ffffff" xset s off; xset -dpms; ...
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kali rolling 2016 theme errors after installing new upgrade and dist-upgrade

The new updates and upgrades have bugged all my themes from working any ideas and advice is appreciated, Kali x theme works just about the title text is grey, so hard to see but when applying themes ...
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need creat, open, read write tutorial on the web [on hold]

creat, open, read, read, and lseek are functions used to process binary files in Unix C (cc or gcc), but I'm having trouble finding a tutorial on them on the web. Does anyone know of such a tutorial?
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How do I stream to Chromecast using VLC?

I just downloaded VLC 3.0 Beta (using ubuntu ppa) and I wanted to know how to set it up to stream to chromecast. It's in the repo's NEWS that the feature has been added. Numerous news outlets are ...
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Desktop environment without greeter

I recently installed Arch Linux (for the first time) and now want to install a Desktop Environment. Since I really like the jus terminal feel and would like to keep a non desktop environment for all ...
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accidentally deleted yum.repos.d/ fedora 24

I accidentally ran this command: sudo rm -r /etc/yum.repos.d/ How do I recover the contents of this folder / find out what they were ?
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Pass input file through pipe as argument in bash

I have two issues. I am trying to pass files through a pipe as an argument, and I am trying to use that file as a variable inside the sh function. Here is my command: find . -name 'segment*' | ...

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