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How to parse an escaped json string with ansible/jmespath/jq?

I'm using the Ansible module for Bluecat to make an authorized API call to get some information about a subnet. The response looks something like this: "result": { "changed"...
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curl -X GET is reaching the server with HTTP/1.1 200 OK but not producing expected output

I am using the below command: curl -X GET 'https://<my_account>.atlassian.net/rest/api/3/project/search' This returns "header" information indicating that that command was successful:...
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Programmatically ascertain aspects of socket file

I'm trying to write a program (in C) which, as one of its features, walks the procfs to find open sockets and ascertain things like the destination/source ports/addresses (similar to what netstat and ...
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Non-polling method of being notified of user activity after given idle time on desktop systems

There are already many questions similar to this but all the ones I could find have answers that suggest polling methods (1, 2) or seem like extreme hacks (3), so I want to ask the same question but ...
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TypeError: __init__() missing 1 required positional argument: 'get_response ,Making Dajngo API endpoints & exposing it?

File "/home/Desktop/booklib/env/lib/python3.8/site-packages/rest_framework/authentication.py", line 126, in authenticate self.enforce_csrf(request) File "/home/Desktop/booklib/env/...
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Ansible Tower 403 Forbidden Error: when trying to create a job template

I am new to ansible tower and for my requirement, I need to perform REST API calls(GET, POST) to create and retrieve resources in Ansible Tower. I am able to make POST actions for all resources(...
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KDE's media controls api

KDE has a feature called "media controls", with which I can control media from the lock screen. I would like to add this feature to a music software I'm working on. I tried to find the ...
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On what UNIX-like system / filesystem is the st_blocks field returned by stat() not a number of 512-byte units?

I always assumed the st_blocks field returned by stat()/lstat()... system calls and which du uses to get the disk usage of files was expressed in 512 bytes units. Checking the POSIX specification, I ...
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Asynchronous json post requests with cURL, minimize overhead?

I think my method to make asynchronous post requests to API endpoint has some overhead. From stackoverflow I learned that libcurl is an alternative way but I am not familiar with libcurl and that with ...
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Speed up API Post requests than curl?

I am trying to make API post requests of JSON to a web server. This task needs to be asynchronous with least overhead. I am currently using CURL with infinite looping in bash and used '&' to make ...
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Missing header file linux/io_uring.h

#include <linux/io_uring.h> main.c:1:10: fatal error: linux/io_uring.h: No such file or directory #include <linux/io_uring.h> ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Kernel version 5.4.0-80. I ...
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Getting Error 503 trying to connect with Grouper with user and pass via python

I have an apache proxy server setup with following in my .htaccess file #Header always set Access-Control-Allow-Origin "*" Header onsuccess unset Access-Control-Allow-Origin Header always ...
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Why does ISO C / POSIX time() have an optional pointer argument

ISO C / POSIX declare the time() function like this: time_t time(time_t *tloc); The documentation says: The time() function shall return the value of time in seconds since the Epoch. The tloc ...
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API can't use Integer Variable but static Integer

I am using an API and I'm not able to bind an Integer Variable into it. I will attach my script below, but a little explanation can't hurt: Another script filters data that is send via curl, most of ...
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how to extract fields of info from github api using jq

I am trying to extract some info about github repositories using its API, apparently jq is the way to go. I can use this command to view all the available info: curl 'https://api.github.com/repos/tmux-...
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Is there dependency between Unix/Linux IPC facilities?

The Linux Programming Interface summarizes UNIX/Linux IPC facilities for communication and synchronization Is there dependency between any of the facilities? Either between their interfaces or their (...
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CURL to a website API respondsdifferent result

As the title says, im using firefox network explorer to consume an API, i've copied several things sucessfully like this, but this one gives a different result So, in the web the query is a GET to ...
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Shell script is omitting the escape character while returning the response payload for a CURL call

I have a shell script making a cur call that returns a response JSON payload containing a URL value with \ character in it as it returns the encoded value for a symbol like =. However, the echo of the ...
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What is the behaviour of a file-backed memory map when reading from or writing to an address larger than the length of the file?

I'm trying to figure out whether it would be undefined behaviour to open a memory map to a file with a very large length. My use-case is that I want to be able to see new data when the file is ...
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What is the relation between SIGCHLD and `waitpid()` or`wait()`?

If I am correct, a process waits for its children to terminate or stop by calling the waitpid() or wait() function. What is the relation between SIGCHLD signal and the waitpid() orwait() functions? ...
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WSO2 API Manager `filter` mediation not entered as it should

I am working to put an API behind WSO2 API Manager installed on premise. I designed the API, added the endpoint and add a first mediation sequence which add Authorization header at runtime. And it ...
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502 Bad Gateway when curl is talking to API

A curl command in a Bash script (called by cron) asks a web service/API, on another device/server (hosts both the API and the SQL database), to perform an operation on a database. How long this ...
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Does the ABI of a compiled library depend on the operating system?

I just read an example of ABI. Is it correct that an ABI is similar to API, except that ABI is in machine language and API is in a high level programming language an ABI is the interface provided by ...
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Shodan - Running API from URL / ( browser )

I am trying to run the API from the URL window or "from browser" but receive an error In the first line is the instruction on how it should be done and on the second line how I did it and the error ...
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Environment variables in project are all wrong/different

I'm not an expert nor very proficient in OS and shell commands, and that's why I've come for help. I was successfully storing my API Keys for my Flutter project as Environment Variables, until I had ...
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Upload my output to my aws webserver

I want to use the output data from my cmd to the Dashboard in a webserver in a table format. I ran this command: curl -s "http://3.135.18.96:8153/go/api/support" | jq '."Config Statistics"."Valid ...
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How to write openapi swagger file for ubuntu iptables rules auditing

I want to audit ubuntu iptable rules with openapi REST. So, I need swagger file. Can anyone guide me how to do this? Actually I am using Azure Logic App and I want to use custome api connector for ...
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Host data that everybody can update

I work with C# in my spare time and have written a number of programs as one of my hobbys. So I dont consider myself a programmer, I just like to write solutions for problems I come across. My latest ...
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batch curl request w/ https address txt file

I have multiple phones I am trying to obtain the up time for phones. I have enabled REST API for all phones and am looking to run CURL scripts to get the value of uptime. I have a script to get the ...
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how to determine vSphere virtual machine name from guest OS?

Is there any way to determine the vSphere virtual machine ID or name or UUID from a linux guest? I have administrative access to the guest, and would like to coordinate some maintenance actions ...
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Problem with the limit of requests api youtube v3 search

I execute the following command: curl -G https://www.googleapis.com/youtube/v3/search \ -d part="id" \ -d q="es-por-ti-juanes" \ -d maxResults="1" \ -d key="..........." \ -d type="video" \ -d ...
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Why is st_blocks always reported in 512-byte blocks?

I was debugging a fuse filesystem that was reporting wrong sizes for du. It turned out that it was putting st_size / st_blksize [*] into st_blocks of the stat structure. The Linux manual page for stat(...
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How to export calendar from a nextcloud instance?

I have some data on a nextcloud instance I don't administrate and I want to retrieve all calendar events I put on it. The documentation assume you have access to more than the web interface as a user (...
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Problems when test whether standard input is capable of seeking

I reversed statements in if/else, corrected now. I am reading a code snippet from Advanced Programming in the UNIX® Environment: The program tests its standard input to see whether it is capable ...
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Read arbitrary amount of memory with process_vm_readv

For process_vm_readv the linux man page states: [...] (Avoid) spanning memory pages (typically 4KiB) in a single remote iovec element. (Instead, split the remote read into two remote_iov elements ...
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python Ovirtsdk api, how to start a vm in paued mode

I am trying to start a vm in paused mode, but running into issues. I'm able to connect to the API and start vms normally, but I cannot seem to get the params part right for staring paused. In this ...
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How to provide OAuth2 "Client ID" and "Client Secret" to an open-source bash script?

I was writing a bash script for Gmail that would authorize itself using OAuth2, and make API calls using the received tokens. It worked. But now I'm stuck on thinking how to securely store the Client ...
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Deleting a particular branch of a in bitbucket repo using API (Shell script)

I want to delete a particular branch in a repo with help of api using shell script i have gone through official document https://docs.atlassian.com/bitbucket-server/rest/4.14.4/bitbucket-branch-rest....
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How to select the right options in the Cryptographic API Kernel section?

How do I know, which Kernel modules in the Cryptographic API will be beneficial on my system? How can I see, if I have software, which will use the Kernel API? For example I use often RSA, but will ...
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writing small web service for embedded device based on debian [closed]

We are developing embedded device which will integrate with some of our services in future. This device have limited set of functionalities and user defined mods for particular use cases. Based on arm ...
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Do the strings accessible via global variable `environ` not reflect any change to the environment?

From https://unix.stackexchange.com/a/436631/674 the file /proc/$$/environ ... does not reflect any changes to the environment, but just reports what the program received when it was execed by the ...
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cURL 404 Error - URL encoding with SharePoint URL

I am trying to connect to a SharePoint URL and pull the data in the form of a .json file. My URL looks like this: .../_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('titles list')/items If I give the URL as it is ...
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What is the meaning of "curl -k -i -X" in Linux?

I have read the man pages of Curl, but I can't understand what those parameters (k, i and X) mean. I see it used in a REST API call, but can someone please explain what those three parameters do? It's ...
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Timeouts between an API and an elasticsearch server every 2 hours

We are experiencing a weird issue on our servers. (Debian 8.9) We have an API which is a PHP application. It requests an elasticsearch which instance is on a separate server. Every 2 hours, we are ...
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Modded Steam game crashes on start, Steam API does not load, cannot read core dump

I have the latest version of Empire: Total War in Steam on Arch Linux x86_64. I have followed this Reddit guide to install DME. I have gone through each and every step (except the optional ones) and ...
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Hadoop cluster with Ambari - best way to modify configurations

We have an Hadoop cluster, clients are installed on Linux Red Hat machines and central management via Apache Ambari. yum list | grep ambari-server ambari-server.x86_64 2.5.0.3-7 ...
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Changing code to send argument to API - Bash - Pastebin

I've recently tried to use the following code to send paste to pastebin.com: https://github.com/mefuckin/pastebin-shell/blob/master/pbin What I've noticed with that script is that it doesn't appear ...
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How to automate downloading recent file uploaded in Google Drive folder?

I want to automate the downloading of files that are daily uploaded to a shared Google Drive folder.
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Why fields in structs defined by the Unix API have prefixes?

Many fields in structs defined by the Unix API have prefixes, like sa_ in sa_handler defined in struct sigaction. Why is it so? Why isn't sa_handler called just handler?
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Setting up working environment - Konsole or other terminal - open few tabs and run some commands

I have a working environment where I run a web server, TSC compiler, and then work in few directories in a console, and also run few programs - IDE, 2x gitk, krusader. I would like to be able to ...
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