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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 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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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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How do I list all installed programs by users?

(If you find any errors in my english, excuse me and please correct them) I know that there is another question: "How do I list all installed programs?".However there are a lot of programs on Linux ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Are binaries portable across different CPU architectures?

My goal is to be able to develop for embedded Linux. I have experience on bare-metal embedded systems using ARM. I have some general questions about developing for different cpu targets. My questions ...
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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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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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run Mac OS X applications on Linux

According to this Wikipedia article: OS X is a series of Unix-based graphical interface operating systems developed and marketed by Apple Inc. so i was thinking: is there any similar ...
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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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How do I find an application that's already installed on Knoppix?

I have created a bootable USB drive with Knoppix. It works fine, but I was specifically looking for chntpw and a tool to wipe a HDD. This question is about where to find a package (chntpw) that ...
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Is there a way to change the language of a running program?

I'm trying to change the language of a running program, for example firefox, from the command line. I'm not looking for application specific commands, but for something like: :~$ chglocale $(pidof ...
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Create a (Windows type) Instance of an application in Linux

The background: I have some old Windows Applications that I need to get running in a Wine environment on Linux. I have got to the point where I can start the application and it runs fine. However I ...
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NetBeans IDE - Warning

I'm using Linux Mint 17.3. I installed NetBeans on it and whenever I open the Netbeans App, I receive this warning message: The package containing the class javax.swing.JComponentBeanInfo was not ...
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Lock a Application Through Terminal

I was wondering if it were possible to lock a Application through Mac Terminal. I know there's a way to lock files, using chmod a+x 000 'directory', but it never worked with an Application. What I ...
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How do I write an application launcher that will start Atom in a custom working directory?

I am maintaining a Jekyll-powered blog and on my local machine its git repository is located at /home/fusion809/GitHub/fusion809.github.io to edit it in Atom I have created this application launcher (...
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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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Check that mashine was rebooted

A GUI application is started by the normal user. It's doing stuff with the bootloader and then asks for reboot. The question is how to implement the second part: after reboot and login into the ...
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Where is the actual executable of LiveUSB-Creator located on Fedora?

I don't really know how to phrase this question any better, so let's go with an example: I installed liveusb-creator on my Fedora a while ago and I wonder where the files it executes are located. I ...
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Difference lubuntu openbox-session: Asked because of aplication error

I am trying to run a packaged Electron application at startup to create a "kiosk" system.When i use it in a fresh install of Lubuntu all seems to work fine. When i install openbox and slim on Ubuntu ...
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Double Commander starting after 30 seconds, why?

On previous installation of Debian, there was no problem. Double Commander started immediately. The same on Linux Mint. But I have a new installation of Debian, where the doublecmd starts after about ...
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Using root installed programs in standard account

After I installed Kali Linux, I was using it as root and downloaded and installed many applications such as netbeans, xampp and more... But then after I created a normal user. When I log in with this ...
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Is there a file search engine with a webserver?

I connected a huge USB HD to my linux server. I installed samba and the files can now be accessed over network. I can search for files over network but the samba search is slow. Do you know of any ...
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Context menus and dropboxs opening in wrong screen

I'm on Linux Mint 17.2 using a FullHD laptop and a FullHD external screen. Ocasionally, some apps, namely Firefox, will open dropdowns in the wrong screen, for instance, trying to open the menu in ...
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How can I view an application shortcut's content to find what exact executable line it runs?

I have been wanting to inspect the executable lines from these application shortcuts for several applications as I am having trouble opening each, or would like to know what settings they use by ...
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Is it possible to start programs (saved in the menu) from the terminal?

Recently I switched over to Linux Mint. I am finally getting the hang of using the terminal, but there is one question that I find myself coming back to: Is it possible to start a program that is ...
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LXDE hotkey to start app or switch to it if already running

I got used to Win+(1..9) hotkeys in windows 7+, and would like to implement something like this in LXDE. So, I need to define a hotkey that will: launch defined application if it is not launched yet,...
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How to programmatically control X11 forwarded apps?

I'd like to set-up X11 Forwarding to run remote X applications on the server and the X11 client can handle the UX interaction. However, I would like to configure the X11 client or fake it to actual ...
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Timing start up time for app launched via terminal command

I'd like to see how long it takes a certain app to fully start. Is there a way to do this launching the app via terminal using some command?
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How to find manually installed program in Linux Mint

Yesterday I installed Android Studio. I didn't install via the package manager or Software Center. Instead, I downloaded the ZIP package and installed it. After the installation, Android Studio worked ...
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Edit commands for icon launcher

I am having an issue with Kompozer and as per a recommendation I am now launching it (from command line) with OXYGEN_APPLICATION_NAME_OVERRIDE=xulrunner kompozer. I was (previously) launching the ...
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StackApplet doesn't work in Linux Mint 17.1

I installed stackapplet from the official repo, and the applet started fine, but I was not able to add my account using the preferences. When I try to add my username, nothing happens. Even ...
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Windows keep resizing by them selfs in Fedora 21 VM Virtualbox, host Fedora 21

It's really annoying but I've been getting this behaviour lately in my test machine: Fedora 21 x86_64 KDE VM in VirtualBox the host is Fedora 21. Here is a pic: I put the system to saved mode if I ...
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Open Source Web Form Builder With Save to Spreadsheet or Database

Does anyone know of any open source tools that do essentially what Google Forms does. My company decided I could not use google forms because they did not want their info in the cloud, but for the ...
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How are mutually untrusted app's files protected in Linux

I am running a Ubuntu Linux machine. When I run applications written by different vendors like Chrome and Firefox, I notice that they all are running with my uid. But if that's the case, any file they ...