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Dual screen setup with different resolutions

Is there a way to support two different resolutions on my dual screens, one of 1600x900 and one 1200x1024? Does it depend on my graphics card or is there third party software that can achieve this?
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“ip rule show” does not take any arguments

I'm trying to get the routing riles for a specific IP but the ip rule command throws an error. Shouldn't this work like the add/del etc ? At least that seems to me from the docs. ip rule list ...
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Why Ctrl+m and Ctrl+q wasn't used in bash shortcuts?

Recently I've been viewed through bash shortcuts key, and trying to find an appropriate one for my tmux activate key. And I find an interesting fact that ctrl + m and ctrl + q are not used in bash ...
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How to detect Keyboard Function Keys in daemon (FreeBSD)

I am interested in writing a daemon that watches for raw key events so I can detect the F-keys on my keyboard and launch programs when they are pressed. How can I detect when these F-keys are pressed? ...
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parsing out duplicate barcodes in a separate line

I've got the following data I need to parse out the duplicates from column1 into a separate file, For example, 21288003132541:cr 21288003267289:fr 21288003758683:ph 21288003758683:tag ...
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How to toggle or turn off text selection being sent to the clipboard

I would like to disable the default behavior that seems to happen with every Linux distribution that I've ever tried that any selected text is immediately sent to the clipboard (Mint, Ubuntu, Fedora, ...
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exclude names without a comma

How do I exclude names from my list that have no comma and output them to a file? Should I use grep? Example: Charlie Chapman William, Henry Gary, Stevens Mark Twain Harry Potter Smithy, John Mon
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Permission denied when trying to access mounted windows NFS

Full disclosure: I'm a complete noob with NFS and have very little idea what I'm doing. After hours of googling, I ended up here. I am trying to mount an NFS folder that I have set up on a WIN08 ...
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Can I use lzma compression, without using “tar”, on OSX 10.10.3?

I kind of think of OSX as Unix by another name. But, if I need to move this to the Apple forum, please tell me! I can create tar files compressed using lzma as such: $ ls ./DbDumps alpha.dmp ...
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what is the most required Red-hat Career paths [on hold]

According to red-hat Site once you became a certified engineer , you will find that: there are many Career paths to be a certified Architect Cloud Track : Data Center Track : App Platform : ...
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Use a Macbook pro 8,2 with AMD GPU on Debian 8

After installing Debian 8 on my MacBook Pro Early 2011 (8,2), i added this in the grub options, in file /boot/grub/custom.cfg outb 0x728 1 outb 0x710 2 outb 0x740 2 outb 0x750 0 These lines have the ...
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can't ppa-purge ppa:saiarcot895/chromium-beta

I installed a beta chromium and now want to purge it on linux mint using ppa-purge. I get all sorts of errors. I also confirmed that the browser has not been deleted/removed from my system as I just ...
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Parameter expansion in variable assigned with a wildcard

I have two files in my current folder (MA502) whose names are - MA502_TAAGGCGA-TCGCAGG_L001_R1_001.at.fastq MA502_TAAGGCGA-TCGCAGG_L001_R2_001.at.fastq I have many such folders - ex MA503, MA504 ...
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ec2 load balancer instance out of service

I have created LoadBalancer with 2 Ubuntu instances. For some reason I see these 2 instances out-of-service. I allowed all inbound and outbound traffic in these 2 instances as these will be backend ...
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How to install wireless drivers for Debian 8 on a MacBook Pro 8,2

I installed Debian 8 (Jessie) with a triple boot on my MacBook Pro 2011 15" (model 8,2). I had to add some options to grub to disable one graphic card and some other great stuff, but I finally ...
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Leoxsys nano wifi adapter installation in backtrack 5r3/kali linux 1.1.0

I have leoxsys nano wifi adapter 150mbps using chipset realtek 8188ETV. It works fine in windows but not recognised in backtrack or kali linux via vmware workstation 9/10/11. When i gave the command ...
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ssh: connect to host 10.0.0.16 port 22: Connection refused error?

I have 2 machines with ips: 10.0.0.16 and 10.0.0.17. I can't connect from 10.0.0.17 to 10.0.0.16 even I opened port 22 on both of them and changed configuration file hosts.allow. Port ssh is opened ...
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What does this message mean? (UniQ related)

The Uniq that i meant here is not the normal uniq command. Instead it is a printing application. I tried to look for the forum for this app but it seems like everyone is mostly using CUPS. Does anyone ...
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Linux mint internet connection problem

I am new to Linux . Today I just installed Linux mint latest version (17.2). I use broadband internet connection. My ISP provide me a MAC address ,and I need to change the default MAC address. After ...
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Can bash write to its own input stream?

Is it possible in an interactive bash shell to enter a command that outputs some text so that it appears at the next command prompt, as if the user had typed in that text at that prompt ? I want to ...
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Software updater waiting for “q” key press

A few days ago Ubuntu's Software updater awaits user input (q to Quit). I have attached a screenshot with the problem. I think this is related with fake sync from Debian. What does this mean and how ...
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Copying directories to directories with different names

How can I copy a number of directories: directory_01 directory_02 directory_03 to different directories tmp_directory_01 tmp_directory_02 tmp_directory_03 where each tmp_directory_* directory ...
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Run openvpn without root privilegies

I am working with openvpn, when I type: $ sudo openvpn Every is fine, but when I type: $ openvpn bash: openvpn: command not found I try in my Debian 8 with this instructions but in Jessie I can ...
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Difference between tty and ttyS and pts and vcsa? [on hold]

I can't understand what is difference among tty, ttyS, pts and vcsa? Are they same? when we connect a serial cable to a server which hosts unix-like operating system, which ones of these type of ...
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Font license search

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask, but over the years, I've collected many, many fonts, but some of them I am no longer sure if I have the right license to have it installed on my system, ...
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Editing multiple files simultaneously with vim/gedit

I'm trying to save some work by editing multiple files with the same name located in different directories: $ mkdir -p directory_{0..10}/results How may I create files with the same name in all ...
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How can settings for a WPA2 enterprise network be determined?

Is it possible to inspect the output of some command to determine the right settings for a given WPA2 Enterprise wifi network? If so, how? I've just been through the process of getting my university ...
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-devilspie doesn't play nice with spawning new terminals

I'm trying to configure devilspie so that on detection of opening a certain directory it runs a script to mount that directory over a network. I don't think the script itself is too important but ...
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Cannot stream webcam

I am trying to stream USB webcam image through LAN but I use this command and when I do it as root there is a problem. But when I do it as regular user I have no permissions. How to solve this? ...
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Undo letterspacing with sed

I have a source text file containing text where some words are l e t t e r s p a c e d like the word "letterspaced" in this question (i.e., there is a space character between the letters of the word. ...
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How to understand SNMP MIB?

As I understand, SNMP Management Information Base databases are used by Network Management Stations to translate data from SNMP agents into understandable form. For example in case of ...
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“head” only printing one line?

I've got a CSV file that's generated by saving as CSV from Excel. If I do "head" (or indeed "grep" or anything else) it only prints the first line: head -n 10 messy.csv 10,15,11,21 But if I open ...
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Things to check after a untrusted USB device was mounted

Suppose you plugged an untrusted usb-stick into your linux machine (as user) and browsed and copied some files, perhaps using a graphical interface. After the usb-stick is removed (and not available ...
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Include subdirectory from excluded directory in a tar archive

I have the root folder USA and sub-folders California and Texas. Texas is an excluded sub-folder but it has a specific file in it that I'd like to include in the tar backup. Let's call this file ...
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Download AD user certificates using PBIS

I am using PBIS(likewise-open) tool to join to Active Directory domain from my ubuntu machine. I would like to know if there is some command to download user certificates from AD using PBIS. I came ...
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put split command and arguments on a variable in bash script

I have a script that repeat many times the same grep command, so i want to put that string on a variable making the script more readable for me, cutting the line length. This is the line (that repeat ...
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1answer
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Building a .deb binary package with dpkg-buildpackage [on hold]

I would like to build a .deb binary package. debian/ directory in my simple package only contains templates changelog config control postinst prerm files. Using dpkg-buildpackage -A -uc -us gets this ...
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How to install Windows after installing and deleting Linux [migrated]

After installing Linux Mint I formatted my HDD (using the bootable usb linux mint's partition manager Gparted) (ntfs formatted). The reason was that I want to install windows. I have my bootable ...
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Why is there a minor number in /dev for directories such as pts?

This is a part of /dev in CentOS 6.6. What is the meaning of the minor number for directories like ., .. , bsg, block and ... ? drwxr-xr-x. 18 root root 3800 Jul 3 06:00 . dr-xr-xr-x. 21 ...
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breaking out of command loop but exit code not the reason?

I run the following: echo "while emacs;do echo $?;done;echo Exit code: $?;" | bash If I exit emacs through the menu or the close button, it prints exit code 0 and restarts. If I exit emacs through ...
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keepalived virtual_server - only answering on box keepalived is on

I have a flat network (no routing yet) of 3 servers, each with a service (http, mysqld, doesn't matter) listening on 0.0.0.0 (ip_nonlocal_bind and ip_forward are on) and running keepalived. ...
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How do I set systemwide connection over a proxy server

My Internet access is through a proxy, my OS is Debian 8, each application must configure it to use the proxy, but there are some that are a headache to make it work with a proxy, then my question is: ...
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NFSv4 User Mapping Problems

I want to switch from NFSv3 to NFSv4 and have a problem with NFSv4 user mapping because on some systems well known uids have been assigned to normal users. For a description of the setup please see ...
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Problem, black screen with blinking cursor after grub boot [on hold]

I get this screen every time after i select my os in grub during the boot
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How to Connect Different WiFi adaptors : 1 for external 1 for internal

I've built a Wireless Access point using hostapd and udhcpd. I have 2 WiFi dongles, one is used as wlan0 other is used as wlan1, I connected one of them to internet and other is keeping working as an ...
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Owners and groups of everything inside /var are changed mistakenly [duplicate]

I have recursively changed owner and group of /var to root:root. I have mistakenly ran following command while standing in /var. I thought I was in /var/www, sudo chown root:root . R Now many ...
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ssh from screen leads to unknown terminal error

I'm trying to make an ssh connection (via lsh) from one Ubuntu host to another from within screen. If I try to run mc right after that I get the following error: Unknown terminal: screen-256color-s ...
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Find which process is being joined by another?

If I have open Nautilus and spawn a new Nautilus instance a new PID is created for the new Nautilus instance. Shortly after, the instance is being joined with the main Nautilus program running. Main ...
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print empty line in sed output when passing multiple filenames

I'm doing some placeholder replacements in various files that I'm feeding to ldapadd, to add new entries to an LDAP directory: sed \ -e 's/%%FOO%%/whatever/g' \ -e 's/%%BAR%%/other thing/g \ ...
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How to check server.conf error for OpenVPN

I want to install OpenVPN server in my VPS. After configuration I run sudo service openvpn start, but failed to start. Is there a some kind of "grammar check" option for server.conf? I put the ...

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