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Is there any ipmitool similar software for Windows? [closed]

We know many about Linux software ipmitool, but I do not know if there is a similar ipmi management tool for Windows. Anybody can recommend one for me?
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EVP_CIPHER_CTX in openssl 1.1.x

error: storage size of 'ctx' isn't known EVP_CIPHER_CTX ctx; I am getting this error with openssl -1.1.1. Compared openssl-1.0.* and openssl-1.1.1 and this EVP_CIPHER_CTX struture has not been made ...
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Perl v5.10.0 required--this is only v5.8.8, stopped at ./Configure line 12

when I try to configure new openssl package(openssl-1.1.1), I am getting that perl error.New openssl has dependency on perl version of 5.10.1. My build machine has two versions of perl -5.8.8 and 5.10....
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Locating source files for arch linux executables

Is there a simple way to retrieve the source files that built a given /usr/bin/* command (meaning also those placed there via AUR)? Is there a command I can issue through maybe a pacman wrapper that ...
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Is NetBSD 'primes' utility or equivalent available in any package on MacOS?

Is the NetBSD primes utility (or equivalent) available on MacOS in any package, other than via manual download-and-compile (e.g. curl)? I searched quite a lot and couldn't find any package (other than ...
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How to do desktop-integration while installing openoffice on F28

I am installing Openoffice on Fedora28 but libreoffice is already installed meanwhile I am installing Openoffice too but when I am trying to do desktop-integration output is conflicts in symlink of ...
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Is there an open source POSIX PSE51 compliant RTOS?

IEEE Std 1003.13-2003 defines a set of POSIX profiles for real-time systems. PSE51 is one of these profiles. I'm studying about PSE51 and I think it would be very helpful if I had access to an ...
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Intel SGX developer licensing and open-source software [closed]

Is it possible to obtaining a licensed developer certificate for signing security-reviewed, community-developed open source SGX software binary in production mode, and publish it on open source ...
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Benefits of Open Source model [closed]

What are the benefits of Linux's Open Source model, and what exactly can you do with the source code? Why is this so much better than proprietary models issued by corporates like Microsoft and Apple? ...
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Make issues while installing Fingerprint Feature Extractor software [closed]

I am trying to use an old software that extracts fingerprint data from an image. For the life of me, I cannot get the program to compile. I specifically am trying to run the make command and build the ...
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Monitoring tool installation without root/sudo privileges and no compilation

I originally planned to use zabbix as a monitoring tool but I found out that I can't use it because it requires root access, and I can't make the compilation either due to the client and security ...
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glib make error: syntax error near unexpected token `(‘

I am trying to install glib from source code on an embedded linux platform. I am getting the following error on doing ‘make’: Make[4]: Entering directory ‘/glib-2.55.0/gobject’ /bin/sh: -c: ...
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MapR-FS: What are the limitations on open source edition

I'm looking to use MapR-FS and trying to understand the differences between the open-source and enterprise editions. The features that I want to use ("Direct Access NFS" and "MapR POSIX Client") have ...
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Are the gstreamer packages completely open source?

I'm on Fedora 26 and I'd like to be able to play certain video formats which I can only play by installing packages from a non-free repository. However, I do not want to install any packages that ...
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Standards and protocols that were first implemented on Linux/Open source [closed]

I hope that this is the right forum to ask this question, but I would like to know if there are any standards and/or protocols that started on Linux first and then spread to the other operating ...
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EOS - How to understand license agreement of Linux kernel derivative? [closed]

Background: Software licensing generally mean, you don't own software, but you own the right to use it - a license to use it. One criticism about EULA is that it is often pretty lengthy. For ...
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What's a good and free ER diagramming tool for Linux that is approachable via a web interface?

A web based ER diagramming tool. One that you can install on Linux and afterwards approach it via a web interface. Preferably Open source. Optional: connectivity with the database.
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How is RHEL/centos different from Fedora package-wise/user-relevance-wise? [closed]

What are the improvements that CentOS brings over Fedora? So far I have only found this: Changes in CentOS over RHEL and this: What is RHEL? But what improvements exactly does CentOS provide over ...
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If Linux is open source, how its developers get paid? [closed]

This is a question I have from the first day I've heard about open source codes. We see new versions of Linux kernel once in a while, means that people are still working on it. Who are these ...
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Does proprietary drivers affect battery drain? [closed]

In Linux do proprietary drivers from people like AMD affect battery life in any way? I want to run Linux on a laptop that has an amd apu on it, but I am a bit worried about the impact. Thanks
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Why did Unix become open source/free?

Why did the original Unix versions suddenly become open source/free? It seems odd that AT&T and Bell Labs would let something like an operating system become moldable and resellable with all of ...
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A open source and easy-to-use solution to Symantec Backup Exec

i need a open source and easy-to-use solution to replace Symantec Backup Exec. Basically i only make tape-based backups in a Powervault TL2000
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Does FreeBSD contain non-free software in its base?

I mean binary blobs compiled by third parties. Additionally if you do pkg install, are there non-free packages considered by default?
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Is Kali Linux 2.0 Fully Open Source?

i am wondering is kali linux 2.0 fully open source? What i mean by that what software and parts of kali linux 2.0 is closed-source? In kali linux official documentation (http://docs.kali.org/policy/...
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Legal status of an embedded Linux case

I wanted to find the source code of embedded Linux that is used in Shenzhen Apexis Electronic Co.,Ltd products. For example in this page: http://apexis.com.cn/productsdetails_244.html You see they ...
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100% open source linux distro

Do 100% open source linux distro's exist? i.e. distros which contain absolutely no closed source components anywhere at all? Apparently distros like Ubuntu contains bits and pieces which are closed ...
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How to modify source code of collection of programs of a GNU/Linux OS? [closed]

Ubuntu/Fedora (to mention a few ones) is composed for several applications or programs dedicated each one to a specific task, but I've got a few questions: How do I get the source code? If I want to ...
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(IP Telephony, VoIP and Video Conferencing) Ekiga configuration for LAN with same subnet

I am looking for an Open Source Voice Chat Application, like Skype, but within an isolated intranet (no Internet is available). Is there any application which can run on Scientific Linux or CentOS? ...
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Web based voice chat application

I'm looking for a simple server-webclient voice chat software, but yet I only saw "voxli" and it's down. Is there any such software which could be run on a linux based server (raspberrypi actually)? ...
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Is Red Hat Linux licensed

Am confused so thought of asking a question. According to this Red Hat Becomes Open Source’s First $1 Billion Baby, it is opensourced so my question is: Where can I download the Opensource version? ...