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Virtual MFA device on linux?

There's a website which requires multi-factor authentication. Now I use google authenticator on my smartphone. I want to make API calls (which is possible only having MFA) from my Linux therefore I ...
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Command history in terminal applications

While using applications (such as a database front end, or a programming language) from within a terminal, what's the best way to store the command history (of commands issued within the applications)....
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Android application compatibility

Sailfish OS can run Android applications through a proprietary compatibility layer. Are there any other mobile operating systems capable of this?
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How do I write a custom application launcher that runs an application as a specific group?

I am running Linux Mint Mate 18.2, from my console I currently run an application as a specific group using the following command sudo -g my-group "/home/me/apps/my.app/bin/start.sh" %f This ...
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install glassfish appclient?

I can recall using this syntax: appclient -client converterClient.jar to invoke the Glassfish appclient. How would I install Glassfish through a repository so that this command is then available?
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What is the command to start chromium browser from the terminal?

How can I run applications from terminal? For some applications I can find the path/name using which or whatis: which python or whatis mathematica or whatis math, but I can't run them by typing ...
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How to add an application to drop-down menu under “open with another application” on RHEL 7

I have a .py script that I want to have the option to open with Spyder when I right-click on the file icon. If I right click on the script and select the "open with another application" command I get ...
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how to properly make the firewall block any application by group?

to block the application I followed this, but like: groupadd nonet adduser $USER nonet iptables -A OUTPUT -m owner --gid-owner nonet -j REJECT #put at /etc/rc.local sudo -k iptables --list |grep ...
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Why are there two of the same icons in my menu

When I open my menu, it displays two icons for pycharm. Why? Is it an error or did I misunderstand something? Same thing for Skype, it displays two icons.
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app Generic Names in Gnome 3 panel and menu

For my grandparents' desktop, I need to show the generic names for apps in the activities menu and panel. I am using gnome 3. Is there a way to do this, maybe in gsettings?
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Is there an application I can run under i3 that lists available desktop applications by category and shows their desktop icons?

I love using i3 but one thing I miss from mainstream desktop environments is that they have menus that class desktop applications by their category and display them in convenient lists. Is an ...
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Setting an application to launch on a filetype in a specific folder?

I am currently using Fedora 26 with Cinnamon 3.4.6. Using Nemo as my default file manager. I have a folder for Retro Arcade games, and some file types are a .bin. I want to change it to where ...
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Modify desktop application icon after progam opens e.g. in alt-tab

You may tell me I'm a perfectionist, but I am struggling with the following: I have two applications that do not come from the repository for which I have problems with the application icon. I am ...
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how to make a memory hungry application cause swap slowness only to itself? [duplicate]

I have 6GB RAM and 10GB swap. Some applications dare to consume/allocate/use about 5GB to 6GB of RAM. When the memory completely fills out, the whole system hangs for 1 to 2 minutes to swap all ...
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How to stop a stickied application from launching new instance if already running?

I have a program that I have written in Python and added to Gnome with a desktop file. When I click the stickied icon in Gnome to launch it, it duplicates the icon on my task bar and opens a new ...
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Is there some scriptable email client with rich ui?

Currently I'm looking for an email client that allows to script dynamic filtering in any language. I know that mutt could be scripted, but I work a lot with html5 emails, and I don't like how mutt ...
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Running unknown apps securely

What would be the fastest way to run unknown scripts and apps in *nix environments? For example, to forbid writing and reading outside the working directory. Or to restrict access to hardware and ...
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Cause of “No such interface 'com.ubuntu.AccountsService.Sound'” bug?

Distro: Linux Mint 18.2 DE: Cinnamon 3.4.1 I am currently in the middle of trying to figure out whether this bug is apart of the Cinnamon desktop or is a problem with the Lollypop package. I sent a ...
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Apps and OS start takes too long

Sorry if this is a duplicated question. I can't figure it out the answers of this kind of questions. I'm new to Linux. OS: Ubuntu 16.04 RAM: 11.7 PROCESSOR: Intel i7 4790k GRAPHICS: R7 260X (using ...
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Cannot interrupt mpg123 when using an audio output buffer (--buffer)

Background I am streaming Internet radio using mpg123 on PocketC.H.I.P. This is the command I use: sudo mpg123-alsa \ --aggressive --realtime \ -a hw:1,0 \ -v \ --no-icy-meta \ --preload 0....
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Firewalld rule to allow Java to connect with other servers in a network

A web application running Java on a CentOS 7 server in a private network needs to use Java to make connections with other servers in the same network. Java may automatically choose random ports when ...
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How do I create an Xfce application menu containing only the contents of one category?

I want to create an application menu in Xfce that contains no submenus, rather just contains application launchers for all .desktop files in the virtualization category. If you are uncertain as to ...
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How can we trace problems of crashing programs in Linux?

If an application crashes in Windows we can check the Event Viewer in the Administration tools to see what has crashed. Sometimes it has useful information others not, but it is a start. In linux if ...
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How to know custom coded language [closed]

How to know which custom coded language(c,c++,java) has been used in a application which is running in a production server or any server where only binary/executable files are there ?
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Script to maximize an app when it starts

I am aware that this question is duplicated: How to set window size and location of an application on screen via command line? Resizing a maximized window from the command line I was able to solve my ...
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BRMS Giving error when importing repo.xml on other node

BRMS Version 5.3 Jboss 6.0 RHEL 6.4 I have installed BRMS 5.3 On RHEL 6.4 & was able to import the default repository successfully for the first time, but I am unable to import UAT repository ...
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Why don't all Mint 12 applications show up in my cairo-dock menu?

I'm running Mint12 with four monitors. Needless to say, the standard Gnome doesn't work well but it does when using Cairo-Dock instead of the default toolbars and menus. The problem is that my ...
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How many ways can we install applications in Linux? [closed]

Can anyone explain me in how many ways can we install the applications in Linux os. And which is the better way to install ?
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Can each program or application run with a different locale?

From what I know, if I want to run an application with a different locale, I have to run a terminal, then enter export LANG=xx_XX.UTF8 and then run the command. The problem came up when I wanted to ...
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for convention in which folder should I place no-installable applications?

I've just downloaded Eclipse Neon and I don't know in which folder should I place it, also I want to create an entry on Gnome's menu, how can I achieve that?
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C++ Apps ready for Linux as well as Windows? [closed]

I don't actually know where to start and what keywords to use for searching more, but can we simply make a programs in C++ that runs in Linux as well as Windows. I guess we are talking about binary ...
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Application to create videos

I'm a new user of Ubuntu gnome, and I'm looking for a specific application. In different videos from youtube.com, I would like to select samples from several videos to create one. For example, amongst ...
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Is there any CLI/terminal slideshow app?

I'm asking myself: is there, on linux, any software that can build and show simple slides on terminal, like the slides you make on Libreoffice Impress (but way more simple)? This would be a great ...
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What are the correct permissions for an app?

I installed Umbrello and it can neither save or autosave. Looking at the apps permissions it says that it is owned by root with group set to read only and that seems the problem. So my question in ...
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Registering a Standalong app in the Application Launcher of KDE

First off, I am using Kubuntu 12.04. I've just downloaded and unpacked a standalone installation of some software (Intellij's Phpstorm IDE, but I don't think it matters). I've copied the unpacked ...
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IPv6 with 2 ISPs, connection lost to ISP 1. Will connection be recovered through ISP2?

I was looking for a while an information about connection recovery with IPv6 with 2 net prefixes on one link of the host. I.E. that application will use second IP address when connection time out ...
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Suppressing “welcome” message in mpg123?

I'm writing a node.js app that calls mpg123 to play audio at specified times. I'm keeping logs when this happens, but only when an error occurs (e.g. file not found errors). When shelling out to ...
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simplescreenrecorder in ubuntu: the sound output isn't clear

Issue: simplescreenrecorder in Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial: the sound output isn't clear. Reproducing: I followed the instructions from this video. apt-cache policy simplescreenrecorder ...
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Avoid running multiple programs [closed]

Some programs, eg. firefox, allows to have multiple instances. Though, this is useful in some cases (eg. new xterm instance), I usually end up having enormous number. Is it possible to configure ...
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How do I get my app to appear in the Applications list?

I have created a .deb package that copies files to the /opt/MyAppName directory. However, it does not appear in the Applications list, and I am unsure how to make that happen. How do I make my app ...
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Personal health records software

Does anybody know personal health records software for Linux? I want to record blood pressure, pulse, temperature, feel to analyze later. I will write information manually, as my measuring ...
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Universal inbox application?

I am looking for an application that would allow me to read (summaries of) all kinds of inboxes and social media such as Gmail, Facebook, Disqus, StackExchange, Twitter etc. Is there such a thing?
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Daemon to: receive messages -> run background command -> manage number of tasks running simulatenously?

Looking for a unix program that runs in the background (daemon), that: can receive arbitrary (JSON) messages. On receiving a message, run a specified command. Has option for limiting number of ...
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Busy /dev/gpio. I can shared it?

I need shared one device between two C applications. This device is a buzzer. I've try open this with O_NONBLOCK flag, but result is same: device or resource busy. Is there any possibility to use the ...
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How to force an application to use a specific cpu? [duplicate]

For example : To build a kernel we can use make it will take more than one hour , to accelerate the process we can use make -j4 all this may finish almost four times as quickly. Generally : How to ...
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Surge CP overload but low CPU usage. Got log in issue on web application when it happens. why?

I am unable to login to solaris server via GUI mode. We have checked and found that the DB/oracle session was hung up. GUI was not able to connect to Oracle DB . After clearing the hung counters from ...
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Is there a program that will launch a configurable context menu

I'm looking for something like Zenity or Yad, except I want something that behaves like a menu, namely: it opens right next to the cursor; it takes one click to select things; it's possible to have ...
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Bash script - run application and show live output

I've got a bash script that sets up some environment parameters and then runs a c++ application. The c++ application outputs information showing it's current state as it runs. Currently, I only see ...
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How does a linux-based operating system handle applications? [closed]

I was trying to learn how to run an application without an operating system, and I kept coming across this piece of information: In order to run a program without an operating system, that program has ...
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Amplify quiet passages in an mp3 file

I have an mp3 file where is a dialog with two voices and one of the voices is very quiet. Is there a command or application that is able the detect the quiet passages and amplify them? The two voices ...