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Is there a similar tool like Curl but is already included in Linux?

I'm not sure if there is a similar command/utility which comes along with Linux distro CentOs, Ubuntu and RedHat without installing Curl. Basically I'd like to do a command like below curl -H ...
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qemu-system-x86 --enable-kvm Windows 2k12 R2 stuck at windows logo

I am having an issue with kvm-qemu. Host: Ubuntu Guest OS is win2k12 R2. When the VM is booted, some times it get stuck at windows log or it pass the windows log & get stuck at a black screen. I ...
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What libraries are needed to install Python 3.7 on Ubuntu 18.04

When trying to install python 3.7 on Ubuntu 18.04 I get error messages like: zipimport.ZipImportError: can't decompress data; zlib not available or ModuleNotFoundError: No module named '...
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Trouble installing premake5 on ubuntu

I've been tinkering around with premake5.0.0-alpha13 for an rendering engine I want to start working on. I want the ended to be cross platform hence I use premake5. The problem kicked in after I ...
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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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Split Front/Rear/Aux on Mic/Input ports on one sound card to different capture sources (Pulseaudio/ALSA)

I have an Asus Xonar DG installed in my Pop OS (Ubuntu 19.04 flavor) machine. I was wondering if I am able to separate the different capture sources into discrete inputs for use in Jack and streaming ...
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GParted stuck when formatting swap drive

I'm trying to format a USB disk which was used as a swap drive on another machine using gparted. It keeps getting stuck at the following screen iotop -o shows no IO activity. It freezes only when ...
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XPS 9350 won't drive Dell U2711 display over HDMI

I attach my Dell XPS 9350 (Iris Graphics 540) to a Dell U2711 display using a USB-C to HDMI cable. The laptop detects the display and claims it is sending a signal to it, but the display shows no ...
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Install RabbitMQ on & Erlang on Ubuntu 18.04 to use for bluetooth messaging [on hold]

This is my first time I am using RabbitMQ and BT on Ubuntu for testing purposes. I have already installed 'blueman' on Linux and have been able to pair and connect my cell phone. Now, I need to ...
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How to install Internet connection to Ubuntu server [on hold]

I have found difficult to install Linux on Asus GL553VW. I have managed to install basic Ubuntu server 19.04 64 bit to it. But it looks that I need to install Internet drivers next. Is it possible as ...
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How to mount a partition's subdirectory for /var/log/journal?

Our server (Ubuntu 18) has a large partition mounted as /publish/data (its a VM, provided as IaaS so that is how it is mounted when extra disk space is requested), it is defined in fstab as follows: /...
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Deleted a user but forgot to delete home directory and user files

I have deleted a user using userdel command, but I forgot to delete user files. Now I want to delete those files, how can I find and delete them?
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How to access external HDD from Ubuntu Shell

I'm running Python code on Jupyter notebooks in an Ubuntu shell (I have a Windows PC). I don't have any more space in the PC's internal drive, so I use an external hard drive, but I can't seem to find ...
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Ejabberd Victim of Systemd Security Enhancements?

I can't get ejabberd to start on a Ubuntu 18.01 Server that's installed inside a Proxmox linux container. During install I get this error: I read a bug report that suggests that the problem has to ...
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“Couldn't match /usr/bin/mailq output” after Debian Upgrade

I recently upgraded one of our Debian systems from Debian 7.11 to Debian 9.8. After the upgrade everything seems to be working as expected except for our monitoring server seems to have one error ...
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Help debugging intermittent crashing of the Docker daemon

I'm running Docker on a bunch of hosts in AWS as part of an ECS cluster and over the last couple of weeks the Docker daemon has started to intermittently crash. I haven't changed anything at the ...
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SSH Clients which suppport click to copy and right click to paste in ubuntu?

I am using Remmina and it seems to be "okay". I am trying to find a client which can help a bit more, copy on click and paste on right click functions like mremote. What are folks with ubuntu using ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 root password suddenly not working(even after resetting) [duplicate]

I disabled password for login at User Account setting, and later when I ran sudo, I get "Sorry, try again." It seems my previous password doesn't work anymore. I also tried hitting enter directly but ...
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Dell - no bootable device found - lubuntu

I have an old computer (not that old), (dell version: inspiron 1338) with 8gb ram, core i3 and single 1tb hdd. Since it ran a little slow i decided it was time for an "upgrade" to lubuntu which went ...
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Recover comand is not working

I am trying to use recover command to recover my deleted file, however when I use it, process got aborted with below error: recover: No valid standard devices found; are you a privileged user? Please ...
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Can I store my program files on free space or extend my ubuntu drive size?

I recently installed Ubuntu 19.04 and allocated 50 GB of the SSD to Ubuntu using LVM; the remaining 190 GB is not allocated to a partition. Now I use programs consuming a lot of RAM, such as Android ...
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USB SCSI drive recognized, but can't mount

This is a MyBook AV drive that was recording video from my fios box before I cut the cord. I'm trying to use it as a backup drive with a SCSI to USB cable. Ubuntu 18.04. Detected by lsusb and lsscsi, ...
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Nvidia card is not recognized by xorg

I have laptop with both discrete (GTX 1050) and integrated graphic cards. lspci gives this: ▶ lspci | grep -E "VGA|3D" 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation UHD Graphics 630 (Mobile) ...
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Boot problems on Ubuntu 16.04 (elementary os) with kernel 4.4.0-145

After a recent update on my dual boot hp laptop with secure boot disabled, whenever I switch back to linux (from windows 10) on the default kernel (4.4.0-145) the boot process gets stuck in this loop ...
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High Used space in Ubuntu RAM

I have Ubuntu 18.10 and I am having RAM of about 8GB. Well, although this amount of RAM is kind of enough for normal Linux Programming but in my case, it is completely filled. This results in poor use ...
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How do I force Ubuntu to use a device as an USB serial device?

So I have a device here that doesn't get recognized as an USB serial device. (so no COM-port is dedicated to the device) Can I force Linux to use my device as an USB serial one and give it a COM port?...
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Possible xorg memory leak

My problem in one picture : The memory usage of xorg as a child process of sddm keeps growing with time. Everytime I restart my computer, the problem reappears after a few dozens of minutes. I tried ...
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How to see laptop camera logs on Ubuntu

I would like to know if it is possible to discover when my laptop camera was used over the past 7 days. eg. Is there a log for that? I am running on a Ubuntu 18 machine.
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Passing variable to jq to edit a json file

I am trying to pass a variable into jq like this '.Linux.date.$var' so far I have tried quoting them by name which is working fine. But I want to use variable to call them. I have this, which is ...
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How can I edit sudoers file if I have lost permissions despite providing root password?

While working on ubuntu, I have edited sudoers file and allowed myself to run only mkdir, cd command. Now I am unable to execute, install any command. Even visudo is not working despite providing root ...
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How to configure TOTP on Ubuntu?

I am setting up my Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS desktop. I have used the PAM google-authenticator module before. However now I want to edit which algorithm it uses and how many digits there are, is that ...
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unable to install pop-desktop

Usually I find a way around, but I don't understand what is the problem here: darknmy@pop-os:~$ sudo apt install pop-desktop Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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slow autocomplete for cd in directory with many files

In directory with many files but only a few directories autocomplete is very slow for directories. If I type cd something tab it will take ages to autocomplete. Presumably this is because it is ...
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restrict access to the webcam to certain user/software on Ubuntu 16

I would like to restrict the access to the webcam only to certain programs/users. I use Ubuntu 16.04. If I am right my webcam is linked with /dev/video0 (just as an example), which is owned by root ...
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Multiple Linux distros break BIOS fan control?

I have a strange (and annoying) problem with my ASUS UX32LA notebook: I suspect that multiple Linux distros (Ubuntu 16.04 and newer major versions using the 4.18.0-17-generic kernel, plus Fedora 28 ...
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How is the Linux git repo related to other distribution git repos (such as Ubuntu)?

I am trying to build a custom version of my Ubuntu kernel, and want to apply a patch that I see on the main Kernel tree. I know that Ubuntu development happens in these repos: git://git.launchpad....
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How do I add this field?

I'm trying to print the signal strength of two wifi devices connected to a hotspot. I manage to do this script that prints the ip, hostname, mac and signal. In the script below the macs are stored in $...
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How to view ICMP Redirect Logs

I have read on multiple sources that there is are logs for rejected ICMP redirect messages, one of them being "Understanding Linux Network Internals: Guided Tour to Networking on Linux" By Christian ...
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If I change a user's username and password on a server, should I still be able to remotely SSH in as this user without any other changes? [on hold]

My work has set up an Ubuntu server for my team to host a project on. They set up a sudo user for me with my name as the username, and a default password. I was able to SSH into the server using these ...
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Installing applications to a different drive having more space, other than the one containing the home directory for ubuntu 18.04.2

I have a 128GB SSD and a 1TB HDD. Now I have installed Ubuntu 18.04.2 in my SSD. The problem is as the SSD does not have much space and I deal with a lot of huge applications, it is impossible to ...
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Ubuntu dual-monitor issue (they both work, but not simultaneously)

I've recently installed Ubuntu 18.10. I have a dual monitor setup that works fine in my Windows, and it worked great in Linux right after installation. But after reboot, I can't make them work both at ...
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Hostname don't change after reboot and syslog the old hostname

Operating System: Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS I change the hostname of a server with this command sudo hostnamectl set-hostname <name> After I run this command the log /var/log/syslog is still ...
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I am installing abinit 8.10.2 on Ubuntu. How can I correct this error? please help

I issued the commands: ./configure make make check make install then make installcheck https://drive.google.com/open?id=1_itfo1-DKuehUSp5iNIf_vxALll5eupx In make check I got these errors: ...
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UFW Syntax to find and delete ONE rule among 4279 UFW REJECT IN rules

I've setup Fail2Ban to use UFW actions to permanently ban IPs after 1 failed attempt. What seemed like a good idea are now causing me problems as I need to remove one IP among all those ufw rules. ...
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VNC server not showing icons in Ubuntu 18.04

I have installed vnc4server on my Ubuntu 18.04 vps server. Used ssh tunnel to connect on and via VNCviewer connected to it. I can't see icons in the start menu or the icons of the folders. Please see ...
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Slow internet connection after MAC address spoof

I'd like to ask a question about spoofing MAC addresses. I'm trying it out in my own wifi network just to see how it's done. I'm running ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Let's say my original MAC address is 00:22:...
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ssh to the same user but work isolate from each other

I want to set my ubuntu server that everyone can ssh with the same user and at the same time. But they will work isolate from each other. e.g. If someone create a file at their home directory, other ...
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Sudo rm -rf does not remove a non-empty folder

I have a mounted an external hard disk on /media/pcmagas/Backup disk containing a folder dimitrios. When I try to remove it with the following comand: /media/pcmagas/Backup disk sudo rm -rf ./...
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Login loop after changing window manager with dconf-editor [closed]

I'm using ubuntu mate 18.04 and I compiled/installed i3-gaps. In dconf-editor I remember deleting a line that said "window manager" under org.mate.session.required-components and I think that was ...
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eaddrnotavailclient exception in ubuntu

I am trying to create 100000 client concurrent connections to EMQTT server but i'm facing eaddrnotavailclient exception. The connection is reaching maximum upto 32420. I have configured as per erlang ...