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comment How to delete this undeletable directory?
@mike-m It sounds like you've hit an NFS bug, probably in the NFS server. Either that or filesystem corruption on the server. I doubt you can really do anything else other than wait for the NFS server admin(s) to deal with it.
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comment Find out what 'apt-get install' did
Or since OP is on Debian (or a Debian-derivative, or at least using dpkg), dpkg-deb -c package.deb outdir is easier than the ar/tar combo. And will continue to work, even when dpkg changes formats (not sure if control.tar will change to xz)
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comment Pin Lock Screen
@HalosGhost that's not required; you can have different programs use different passwords via PAM. See for example my answer here unix.stackexchange.com/questions/94626/…
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comment Can anyone know how to install oracle on ubuntu 14.01
There are various guides out there for installing Oracle on Debian and Ubuntu... is there some particular spot you want help on?
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comment Can anyone know how to install oracle on ubuntu 14.01
13.04 != 14.01. And I wouldn't say that question has a satisfactory answer (I've installed it on Debian Wheezy, there is a lot of stuff to deal with as Oracle assumes RHEL a lot of places.)
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comment is nameif deprecated? If so is there an equivalent replacement?
Or, in other words, 70-persistent-net.rules is nothing special. It's just an ordinary udev rules file, written by /lib/udev/rules.d/75-persistent-net-generator.rules
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comment is nameif deprecated? If so is there an equivalent replacement?
You dynamically generate /etc/mactab; why can't you dynamically generate udev rules instead? Or, alternatively, write some udev rules that use a helper script to get the name? Or, finally, if you only have one interface, and always want it to be eth0... just turn off persistent names.
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comment How can I recover deleted data from a partition
@Rayu extundelete is another.
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comment Interactive command usage reference: do you generally have that on Unix?
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comment ssh public key copying
The duplicate on SO is here ... Random folks: I suggest if you have enough rep on SO, vote to close that one. It's not even on-topic there... Leave this copy open.
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comment How can I recover deleted data from a partition
You access the partition via its block device (e.g., /dev/sda1). And from there, your program needs to understand the filesystem data structures, etc.
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comment Debian doesn't boot after plugging new graphics card
@0x6B6F77616C74 If you boot with init=/bin/bash, does that break early enough that nouveau hasn't been loaded? If so, can you check if its in your /etc/modules?
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comment How to record Skype calls (audio) on Debian 6?
@intellikid It'll only record what's being sent to the speakers. You could do a separate record to grab the mic as well, then mix them together using e.g., audacity. I'd try the second option, I suspect it'll work too, and is less setup work (no files to edit). It's also really easy to use the device name of your mic there to grab that.
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comment Sort installed applications according by usage frequency?
@Tim: Since you asked two questions in your question (please don't do that) and one of them is already answered on the site, I've taken the liberty of editing out that question, leaving only the question about least frequently used.
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comment How to record Skype calls (audio) on Debian 6?
See also stackoverflow.com/questions/7502380/… ... I wish we could move that question over here.
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comment How to record Skype calls (audio) on Debian 6?
@intellikid OK, that third option is in the answer now. Please let me know if any of these work... I don't have a system with 6.0.x (or even 7.x) to test on...
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comment How to record Skype calls (audio) on Debian 6?
@intellikid also, if you have parecord, it can probably be used on that monitor stream directly... Without the --monitor option.
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comment How to record Skype calls (audio) on Debian 6?
@intellikid OK! have another method that'll hopefully work. Also, you sure you're on Debian 6.0 (squeeze) and not 7.0 (wheezy)?
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comment How to record Skype calls (audio) on Debian 6?
@intellikid Hmmm, must not be present in PulseAudio 0.9. That's what I get for testing on jessie... Trying to find an alternative.
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comment How to kill - softly?
INT, HUP, PIPE, and QUIT have specific meanings. They're not generic 'please terminate' signals. TERM is.