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Questions tagged [configuration]

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

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How do I drop non-Tor traffic in iptables and allow only Whonix-Gateway traffic?

I want to drop all non-Tor traffic in iptables and allow only traffic from Whonix-Gateway virtual machine on the host. My iptables config: # Generated by iptables-save v1.8.2 on Sat May 18 15:54:56 ...
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Oracle WebCenter 12C Portal Domain Configuration using Ansible

I'm trying to configure Weblogic WebCenter 12C Portal Domain via Ansible on CentOS 7, but still can't find the way how to do it. So far I could install weblogic and weblogic portal with DB via Ansible....
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Automatically print number of lines of command line output

In my fish shell, I am using fish command timer to automatically show the duration of each command after it has been executed. This is a neat feature, which I recommend. Now I want something similar ...
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colorchange in less status line

based on this, this and this questions I have tried to build a status bar with a dynamic part (line number, file name etc.) and a static part. (I am old and can't remember the useful shortcut all the ...
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Is NixOS configuration gittable?

Long story short: I've used only distributions with "imperative configuration management/packaging" approach, so far. And,... I'm annoyed by hard to trace breakages/issues with imperative ...
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yocto Xen-Guest-Image-Minimal filesystem setup question

I have used poky/yocto project to create a xen-guest-image-minimal for Xen 4.9.0 (Ubuntu Server 18.04) running on a Xeon i586 processor. I am now preparing to create config file for the guest... and ...
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How to insert macrons without using the compose key?

I'm on Ubuntu 19.04, and I would like to know a good way for inserting macrons, ā/ē/ī/ō/ū, without using the compose key. I'm currently dealing with a bunch of Latin, and these are essential to the ...
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Modern way to configure dummy0 in /etc/network/interfaces or similar?

I am looking for a clean, "modern" way to configure, start, and stop the dummy0 network interface (from the dummy kernel module). My /etc/network/interfaces used to work on an older system but now ...
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allowing and banning cipher-suites apache2.2

There is a list of banned and recommended cipher-suites that I need to add to ssl.conf file, and I'm facing some problem when trying to configure it: I need to ban all ECDH* and allow 15 cipher-...
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Issues with installing NetworkManager during Debian installation with preseeding

I'm currently in the progress of preseeding a Debian installation with custom setup scripts running after the actual installation to create a simple installer that will create everything that I need. ...
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uci: Parse error (section of different type overwrites prior section with same name) at line 12, byte 23

BusyBox v1.28.4 () built-in shell (ash) _______ ________ __ | |.-----.-----.-----.| | | |.----.| |_ | - || _ | -__| || | | || _|| _| |...
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Outgoing HTTPS proxy using apache

I have an HTTP/HTTPS web server running on Apache 2.2.22, and I would like this machine to act as a proxy server as well. So far I have tried to modify the proxy.conf file as follows: ProxyRequests ...
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Gnome3 Session Startup File

What is the location of the "Gnome3 Session Startup File". I use Ubuntu 18.04 with gdm3 as display manager. I want to export an environment variable (persistent) for GUI (desktop) application. Also,...
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What character encoding is used for Linux configuration files?

A colleague was using Qt's built-in QTextStream class to rewrite the /etc/network/interfaces file on an Ubuntu system. Part of that code included a call to QTextStream's setCodec() method, where the ...
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sshd_config Match rule to catch target Host

I have a jumpbox server for SSH with an external IP that has DNS match with a wildcard - i.e any address with this structure: *.mydomain.com will result with the same IP which is the jumpbox IP. what ...
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Proxychains reverts config file to basic default values after use it

This is about proxychains in Kali Linux. I use proxychains on my desktop without any problem, but when I try use it on my laptop I install tor, and proxychains, and I configure proxychains.conf and ...
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Play lyrics automatically with mpv

Mpv is not loading and playing lyrics files, even though they're in the same directory with the same name but different .lrc file extension. and I even have the following in my mpv.conf file autoload-...
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nginx config regexp block excluding homepage

I would like to block all the http_user_agents which identify as bots, but let them to the homepage. for example i have url: https://test.mydomain.org/xyz.... need to request for crawlers only to ...
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Emulating a HID and RNDIS network device simultaneously using gadgets via USB OTG

I am trying to emulate a HID and a network device on a Raspberry Pi which has USB OTG. The requirements are the following: Network needs to work under Windows HID and network should work at the same ...
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Start from scratch LDAP server CentOS

I am trying to set up a LDAP authentication server but I have messed too much with it, and I would like to start from scratch its configuration without reinstalling the OS because I have other stuff ...
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Customize Clonezilla to simplify choices

I am using Clonezilla in a non-profit organization. I wrote a usage guideline, but it needs 38 steps. Now I wonder whether I could customize my Clonezilla USB Stick so that it does not provide all ...
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Mimic command on Linux

I find it really useful when using osx to have the Control key freed up to use emacs-like shortcuts in most applications, but in Linux it tends to be used for shortcuts instead. Is there a way to ...
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Network Unreachable For Ethernet Interface Arch Linux

Everything was working fine up until today, I've been fiddling for hours trying to configure ethernet on my arch install with no luck. I run a dual boot system with windows and networking seems to be ...
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CentOS loses internet connection

I have configured CentOS VM, with NetworkManager disabled. Question: When I start VM I have access to the internet, but after a while I lose it. How can I fix that?
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systemctl + what is the meaning of Restart=always

I configured the service - calc_mem.service as the following Restart=on-failure RestartSec=5 StartLimitInterval=400 StartLimitBurst=3 the configuration above should do the following from my ...
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Are the only HOOKS available for me to use listed under the mkinitcpio -L command?

Are the only HOOKS available for me to use with my system listed within the output of the following command? $ mkinitcpio -L
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Is this SSHD config appropriate / secure [closed]

On the latest Debian Stretch I installed an OpenSSH server which I set up under the following conditions. no root login no password authentication / force public key authentication authentication by ...
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Sending email via mutt as root on RaspberryPi

I have an application that needs to run as root for access to hardware on the Raspberry Pi. In this application I need to send emails with attachments containing data. I am able to write a bash ...
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How to set layout toggle on <win+caps> in configuration.nix?

How can I set layout toggling on <win+caps> in NixOS configuration.nix only?
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Cannot change default text editor using update-alternatives

I want to use vim over nano as default text editor. I tried to do it with sudo update-alternatives --config editor From menu I chose vim. However, when I open any file, Linux launches nano just as ...
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How do configure ZSH commands substition to not use backticks (`)?

I only want echo $(date) to return the date not the backticked version. echo $(date) # should return Wed Mar 6 09:50:41 EST 2019 echo `date` # should return `date`
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Why use tristate vs bool in the Linux kernel Kconfig?

Here is my current understanding of why one would choose to use one vs the other, can you please confirm or correct me? Run-time vs compile-time: If you don't know whether or not you want this ...
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Is there a tool to check /etc/hosts.{allow,deny} syntax?

I am looking for a command line tool that checks tcp_wrapper configuration file syntax to make sure daemon names are set right and things like that, check for spelling or syntax errors etc.
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Initialize AIDE in Slackware 14.2

I have succesfully installed AIDE in my slackware installation. I want to initialiaze using the command below : aide --init But since I dont have the aide.conf file yet, I could not start the ...
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Where does Caja save folder state and icon?

I'm using icons to categorize my folders but sometimes I move the icons to a more appropiate place so the next time I load the folder, the folder icon isn't set. Could I edit manually (replace text) ...
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SuperCat can't find configuration

Recently I've downloaded SuperCat but I can't get it to work. There is always a message: can't find a config file Although I've created it in ~/.spcrc/spcrc. Anyone knows what's going on?
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Samba write access problem: parameter does not show in testparm even though it is in smb.conf

I am trying to get a samba share setup so that users have both read and write permissions. I thought that I would be able to do this by editing /etc/samba/smb.conf to add my share like so: [CLOUD] ...
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OpenBSD: Check what files under /etc has changed in comparison to pristine base system

I'm planning on setting up a new personal OpenBSD-current system by means of installing the latest OpenBSD snapshot, and I would want it to look more or less similar to my existing OpenBSD-current ...
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Debian — XFCE4 panel backup [closed]

The problem is the following. I have xfce4 and I have configured my panels on my machine (source machine). I have an other machine (dest machine) running also under the same distribution and same DE ...
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New entry in xmodmap creates new group instead of layer

Here is my dotfile: ! Key ! Shift+Key ! Mode_switch+Key ! Mode_switch+Shift+Key ! ISO_Level3_Shift+Key ! ISO_Level3_Shift+Shift+Key keycode 43 = h H BackSpace NoSymbol U20BD NoSymbol Cyrillic_er ...
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What do the lines for root, sudo and wheel in sudoers mean?

I am trying to understand the sudoers file, but I have a few things that I don't understand. This line: root ALL=(ALL) ALL Users in root on any host (what does host mean, can you give me the real ...
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How to add an additional configuration file to an existing nix derivation?

Using the linux distribution nixos, I have 2 similar problems: I have to add my custom_syntax_color_scheme.vim file to the existing /share/vim/vim80/colors folder in the nix store from existing ...
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kernel 2.6.35.3 - how to convert .config to defconfig

If you have newer kernel (i.e. > 2.6.35.3) you can create a 'defconfig' from a '.config' by using make savedefconfig But in kernel 2.6.35.3 - does not provide you with 'savedefconfig' target. How ...
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How can I prevent unsupported 'shopt' options from causing errors in my .bashrc?

I work in a relatively heterogeneous environment where I may be running different versions of Bash on different HPC nodes, VMs, or my personal workstation. I like the default behavior of Bash <= 4....
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Insert is pasting in Waterfox

Pressing the insert key in Waterfox seems to paste the clipboard contents, as opposed to the usual behavior. Why is this? How can I change it?
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Finding out who can ssh into a certain account without typing a password (Debian)

Is there a way that I can find out what users have permission to ssh into a certain account without typing a password? Lets say that I have three users: alice, bob, and john. Is there a way to see if ...
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Unity Settings reset after login on Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish)

I've been using Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) for about 1 month, I've done some small customization like installing the compizconfig to change some stuff and gnome extensions to have Dash-to-Dock ...
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FRRouting Configuration

I am trying to configure FRR on CentOS 7 and I cloned the source code from github. The next step was to run ./bootsrap.sh but I can't seem to run the script. Whenever I run the script an error ...
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How to open multiple man pages in split in vim?

From View man pages in Vim, I learnt how to open man pages in vim by adding the following lines to ~/.vimrc: " Enable viewing man page in vim by ":Man ..." runtime ftplugin/man.vim " Set keyword 'K' ...
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Stop openvz vps from resetting hostname and resolv.conf to default on reboot?

So ive found with several hosting companies that my vps plan will reset its hostname and dns resolve.conf files to their initial state after reboot, loosing any changes. I suspect this is a openvz ...