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The action of modifying a program's behavior, generally by modifying a text file.

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How to reload font file configuration in KDE5 plasma

I'm trying to set font config in file ~/.config/kcmfonts cat > ~/.config/kcmfonts <<EOF [General] forceFontDPI=216 EOF Then restart plasmashell and kwin_x11 plasmashell --replace &>/...
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What are “zsh” commands for cut/copy/paste?

I want to configure zsh and bind its cutting, copying and pasting commands (or maybe they're called widgets idk) to different escape sequences, the ones that my terminal program sends across. Problem ...
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Is it possible to let software under /opt to use configuration file under /opt filstly?

We know in Linux there is /opt directory. we can install a whole software under it. but how about a software's configure file? I compile varnish and installed it into /opt/varnish, but /opt/varnish, I ...
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How to Install Custom Modules in Odoo?

After downloading an app for Odoo how do I then install it? root@mordor:~# root@mordor:~# docker container ls CONTAINER ID IMAGE COMMAND CREATED ...
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X11 not setting primary monitor according to config file

^_^ Synopsis I want to specify my primary monitor using system-wide X11 configuration files, but my present configuration files don't seem to do anything! 0_0 My situation I'm coming from the same ...
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To set PIC flag in build by use of cmake cli

How to set PIC flag in build by use of cmake command line (as in gcc is the option -fPIC) ?
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How to copy files from Jenkins Workspace to Dev Server

I am trying to copy folders from Jenkins workspace to the dev server but not able to do so, Can anybody please help and tell me what am I doing wrong? scp -r /opt/data/jenkins/workspace/...
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Installing from source: helpful tools? and a few questions

a newbie here. There are some tools that you want to install from source but you do not know which libraries are needed because it is not mentioned in the Read-file. Installing from source bugs me ...
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GNU nano: C syntax highlighting changes if file has 'conf' in its name

GNU nano: C syntax highlighting changes if file has conf in its name: Very unexpected behavior. Why and how to solve (i.e. keep C syntax highlighting if file has conf in its name)? Note: nano is ...
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How to set herbstluftwm window transparency?

In HLWM unfocused windows have their opacity reduced to something like 80%-90%. I would like to remove this feature and I can't seem to find the correct config options for this. herbstlufwm version 0....
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How to set X11 conf file as symlink?

Xorg doesn't interpret configuration file from neither /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/* nor /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/* if said file is a symbolic link. I would like to keep my custom configuration files for ...
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Short cut positioning in Linux Mint 20 (Cinnamon) panel (do not expand short cuts on new window opening)

Hello Linux community, I recently updated to LinuxMint 20 Cinnamon. Unfortunately, if I use short cut icons in the panel now, they will be used to represent the first opened window. I did not find any ...
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Chromium suddenly started creating redundant '~' directory inside home directory. How to get rid of it?

A mysterious '~' directory recently appeared inside my home directory (as in ~/~). Inside I found a single hidden directory .confit which contained a single directory chromium. Inside that ~/~/.confit/...
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Configuring Aurorae Themes

UNIX & Linux stack exchange community! How can I change icons of close / minimize / restore buttons without installing a new aurorae theme? ( I want to change icons of close / minimize / restore ...
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Pen rendering on Xournal and Xournal++

I am comparing Xournal and Xournal++ on Fedora 32 using a Wacom Intuos tablet. While I need features present in Xournal++ (such as Tex insertion, image insertion, ...) I don't really like the ...
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Neomutt Uses the Wrong Shell Even After Setting the Shell Variable

None of my aliases are working in neomutt. This prevents me from editing files in my text editor neovim. If I try I get an error sh: 1: nvim not fount indicating that the shell being used here is sh . ...
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GTK3 programs not launching with correct theme or settings (even with config files)

Currently all my gtk3 apps launch in the standard Adwaita theme. I have been, so far unsuccessfully, trying to get them to launch in the dark variant. I know this should work beacue when I do ...
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.conf changes have no effect on reboot in WSL?

I've tried making some changes in various .conf files in my Ubuntu WSL2 install, such as editing /etc/sysctl.conf with nano, adding vm.max_map_count=262144 at the end of it, saving, then rebooting ...
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ranger file explorer: how to change into 2 panes at most (for vertically narrow console)

I’ve scanned the ? commands inside ranger as well as some cheat sheets people made online, but to no avail. How do I change ranger to only use 2 panes (or less)? I don’t mind getting rid of the ...
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Grub is not updating grub.cfg

System: Linux Debian-10-xxxx 4.19.0-11-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.19.146-1 (2020-09-17) x86_64 GNU/Linux. I've got an EFI Linux/Windows dual boot system with clonezilla and gparted entries. I installed a ...
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sshd_config won't apply

I have a webserver which runs Debian 10. To enhance security I decided to disallow SSH access for root and made some other changes to /etc/ssh/sshd_config. This is how the file looks like: ...
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CentOS 8 Mingw Compile Error with cc1plus

I recently setup a fresh install of CentOS 8 to use the Mingw Compiler for C++ (I believe it's removed from CentOS 7). Everything was installed as follows yum -y groupinstall "Development Tools&...
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Installing bench error: Command 'sudo yum install' returned non-zero exit status 1

I tried this locally on Ubuntu no problem, but perhaps I'm missing dependencies? [nsaunders@rolly bench]$ [nsaunders@rolly bench]$ sudo dnf groupinstall "Development Tools" Last metadata ...
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Which subsystems exist in Linux for general purpose configuration storage?

I'm looking for a listing of general purpose configuration storage subsystems on Linux. I have tried looking for it in the documentation but I got no further then the standard configuration storage ...
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i3wm doesn't move Inkscape to workspace assigned

suddenly, i3 stopped moving Inkscape to the workspace I assigned to it. I really cannot understand why it is doing this, because it was just working fine like two days ago. I'll post the code I wrote ...
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Default specific processes to higher priorities with lutris or otherwise?

I'm running Manjaro XFCE (20.1 at the time of writing) and I would like to make lutris, or some other third-party program, automatically launch all games with a default niceness value of -6 or ...
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Configuration file for shell script?

Is it possible to define a configuration file for zsh scripts? I am running macOS 10.15 and the default shell is zsh. I have defined, i.e., alias abc="echo yes" in ~/.zshrc, ~/.zsh_profile, ~...
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How come you can't enable “DEBUG_STACKOVERFLOW” when configuring a 64 bit kernel?

I'm using menuconfig to setup a linux kernel for debugging, but why does it seem that DEBUG_STACKOVERFLOW only works for 32 bit systems? As you can seen in the screenshot, enabling ...
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What is fields.yml file

Here I have installed packetbeat. So in the time learning the configuration for packetbeat I saw a file fields.yml in the directory /etc/packetbeat. I tried to get any information about that file but ...
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How to configure fail2ban file?

I installed fail2ban but When I enter fail2ban-client status in the Linux terminal, I get the following warnings: fail2ban.configreader [1616]: ERROR Found no accessible config files for 'filter.d/...
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Characters are being displayed incorrectly in bash

I've been setting up archlinuxarm installs on my headless raspberry pis and I recently ran into an interesting problem. All of the characters []\{}| are being displayed as different characters in my ...
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RHEL 6 conf.modules.d not existing

I want to change the SSO of my application and need a httpd server for authentication via Keycloack. Now the problem is that when I install the httpd I don't have the conf.modules.d directory, which ...
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What does this mean in ssh config: “HostName %h”?

I have an ssh config file with something like this that I am not understanding. Host my_alias HostName me@myserver.com HostName %h ProxyCommand ssh -W %h:%p me2.myserver.com I thought %h ...
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Aliasing grep in find's -exec option

I have these aliases in my ~/.bashrc alias grep='grep --color=auto -H' alias fgrep='fgrep --color=auto -H' alias egrep='egrep --color=auto -H' but they have no effect when I run find ... -exec grep .....
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neovim: writes ^I instead of tab

I tried plugin vim-indentguides and did not work well so I decided to remove it using Plug. After uninstall is nvim writing ^I instead of tabs. How can I fix it ? Here is my init.vim and demonstration ...
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How can I get my fingerprint reader to work alongisde my password?

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T430 with an integrated fingerprint reader. I want to make it work alongside my password, not replace it. What I mean by this is that, when a password prompt comes up, I want ...
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Why can't I change my PS1 in my bash login shell?

When I ssh into this one remote system I'm unable to modify PS1. However, while I'm ssh'd in, if I start a non-login Bash, then I'm able to modify PS1. Here's my console output: dev ~ ❯ bash --login ...
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Configure Xorg to default to a given GPU in a laptop

I am currently trying to configure Xorg on Linux Mint 20 running on an Asus X570ZD laptop, which has an AMD Ryzen 5 2500U processor. This CPU provides an integrated Vega 8 GPU that is not fully ...
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Is it dangerous to remove all config files in /home?

What can I do when I want to reset all of my configs (something like reset to factory!)? my /home in my pc is separated from / and changing os will remain my configs. what files and directories should ...
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ssh config: global settings vs `Host *`

What is the difference between ssh configuration file settings: At the top (global) level In a Host * scope? Assuming there is a difference, in which cases would each be preferred?
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Where on the filesystem are NetworkManager WiFi connections stored on Fedora 32 Workstation (GNOME)?

I'm trying to manually edit a WiFi connection I added via the gnome-shell WiFI interface. Resources I find online seem to indicate they are stored in /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections, however in ...
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Prevent “yum remove package” from deleting/renaming config files

I have created a RPM package and it is uploaded to my local yum repository. When I (or future user) install + edit config files of the package and then remove the package (yum remove <package>) ...
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MPD ignoring music_directory specification in config

I have been struggling with MPD for several hours now. I have referenced nearly every post that has been made on the issue of MPD failing to detect the music directory properly and have made no ...
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How to disable diffie-hellman-group1-sha1 on Astaro?

I have following this step : add this line into sshd_config kexalgorithms diffie-hellman-group14-sha1,diffie-hellman-group-exchange-sha1,diffie-hellman-group-exchange-sha256,ecdh-sha2-nistp256,ecdh-...
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Synaptics touchpad, i2c-hid and hid-rmi

I have a similar question as asked here: how should I interpret this line from syslog: psmouse serio1: synaptics: Your touchpad (PNP: SYN1ef3 SYN1e00 SYN0002 PNP0f13) says it can support a different ...
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How can I make a geany .tags file for a C++ library?

I would like to have auto-completion on the geany text editor (no, it's not an IDE) and for that you use .tags files. There's a plugin that creates .tags files for your programs, but I need to make ...
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What is the point of the kernel reserving CONFIG_X86_RESERVE_LOW memory for the BIOS?

Since at least 2.6 kernels, Kconfig offers the option CONFIG_X86_RESERVE_LOW, described as the "Amount of low memory, in kilobytes, to reserve for the BIOS". (Starting from physical address ...
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Lynx browser no cookie prompt

How can i turn off cookie prompts and disallow cookies in the Lynx browser? Here is my .lynxrc: ACCEPT_ALL_COOKIES:FALSE SET_COOKIES:FALSE Thanks
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How to configure xfce4 search box?

Currently, the xfce4-search-box only searches for applications. Is there any way to configure it so that it searches for files, directories, and finally if nothing matches, the web? Also, typing a url ...
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Debian Buster Can not set static IP

I have an NPI iMX6ULL ARM based single-board computer running Debian Buster. It has 2 network ports listed by ifconfig as eth0 and eth1 It seems to be ignoring my network configuration in /etc/...

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