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using f and b to navigate in more pager shows different results

I checked in the manual of more that we can use f to Skip forward k screenfuls of text(Defaults to 1). Similarly we can use b to Skip backwards k screenfuls of text(Defaults to 1) but the problem i ...
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How can I run grub-mkconfig from Ubuntu install on SystemRescueCD?

I expect there are several reasons this could be problematic. I could only come up with one: incompatible grub-mkconfig. It kind of feels like compiling on one OS for use on a different OS. However, ...
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Unable to search a string using more pager

I opened a file using the more pager,i was trying to find a string in this file using / as shown in the figure below,but it is saying that pattern not found even though the string i have searched is ...
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Getting error while making dash wallet

I just run successfully run the commands ./autogen.sh ./configure Then I get some error while running make The errors is followings Making all in src make[1]: Entering directory '/home/myname/...
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Hostapd service active(running) but unable to access

iwconfig: wlx00e02d01076f IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:"Aleph_inCar" Nickname:"<WIFI@REALTEK>" Mode:Master Frequency:2.412 GHz Access Point: 00:E0:2D:01:07:6F ...
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ASUS touchpad issues at new contact after > 1 sec (slight lag + unexpected double-click at contact)

Context I have an ASUS P5440 on which I am trying to install Linux. I have tested the following distributions and the problem is all the same: Linux Mint 19.1 - Cinnamon (kernel 4.15.0-43-generic) ...
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Avoid using sudo for starting/stopping services

I'm used to using sudo in order to start/stop services. I'd like to add a capability to an user in order to avoid using the sudo command. I am using Ubuntu 18.08. I don't know which capability nor ...
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Are there any x86 security Linux distributions based on Ubuntu?

Are there any x86 security distributions like Kali Linux or better them based on Ubuntu?
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Difficult tainted kernel message - anyone know the source?

It lists so many things that I can not tell the source. I see iee80211 so I thought it might be a network packet, but than I see IRQ and also modules being listed so it is really convulated. Ubuntu ...
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Why doesn't while work in the same shell script as find? [on hold]

I have the following code, it needs to find all the files greater the 10 kilobytes and move them into another directory: read mam find "$mam" -type f -size +10k > size.txt while read line do ...
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Python project not able to find file [on hold]

When I run a python file it gives me an error: FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: ' /home/ryan/Desktop/Art.jpg' However I know this file exists and exists at this location ...
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Automount ecryptfs home in chroot (when using schroot)

my host system is archlinux and i need an ubuntu enviornment ready to be used with the files in my home directory. Problem is: my home directory is encrypted using ecryptfs. So when i launch the ...
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Ubuntu & Linux Mint (Ubuntu Based) software availability?

Since Linux Mint is Ubuntu based, does this means that most of the softwares and commands for software installation & updation will be same? For eg. sudo apt-get install vlc ? For eg. Will ...
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How do I install dselect package via terminal?

I was tasked to install the "dselect package" but can't seem to find any "apt-get command thing" on the internet. Only commands which use the dselect command from the Debian docs. What I have tried ...
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using script to change desktop folder location

I am using these commands to switch desktop folder just like kde activities using a script containing commands /bin/rm -f ~/Desktop sudo ln -s ~/Documents ~/Desktop Above creates a symlink ...
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my question is based on bash script on files [on hold]

what is the bash script to divide input files which has name end with string"out_root" and script should take input file name and number of output files and number of output files generated should ...
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Where is the DNS config file?

In https://gist.github.com/mcxiaoke/055af99e86f8e8d3176e#redirecting-www-to-non-www Redirecting www to non-www Just add an "A record" to your DNS config, pointing to the same IP address as ...
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Installing Linux on a cheap and messed up Lenovo 100-14IBY

I was given a messed up Lenovo 100-14IBY laptop that has linux in it but a lot of functions on the keyboard are switched and some don't respond (backlight/brightness control, volume control etc). I'm ...
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Installing mmdblookup module for rsyslog on Ubuntu

I am currently trying to perform an IP lookup in the MaxMind/GeoIP DB lookup via the mmdblookup module of rsyslog. (https://www.rsyslog.com/doc/v8-stable/configuration/modules/mmdblookup.html) As ...
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Unable to install deb package - Operation Not Permitted

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04. After installing the requirements and downloading the package, I cannot install rstudio. Downloads $ sudo gdebi -n rstudio-xenial-1.1.419-amd64.deb Reading package lists... ...
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Can I make my own lock screen?

Now my lock screen makes me enter a password. But what if I want to make a custom lock screen like username and password. Is it possible?
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Removing files in a folder with specific pattern

I have 20 Files in a folder. 10 files naming pattern is PTT-20190118-WA0010.wav and other 10 files naming pattern is PTT-20190118-WA0010_s.wav. How to delete files with "PTT-20190118-WA0010.wav" ...
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Xen on Ubuntu 18.04 with IPv4 (NAT) and IPv6

I'm renting a dedicated server at Hetzner and installed Ubuntu server 18.04 LTS on it. I've got two public IPv4 addresses named x.x.x.x and y.y.y.y and one IPv6 /64 block for connecting my private ...
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How to use “netatalk” to share files between my Mac and AWS EC2?

When I use the ubuntu machine at the office, a very nice feature is that I can share files in my finder just by drag & drop between my laptop and the ubuntu machine. But it doesn't work when I try ...
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Ubuntu reliability issues when upgrading

I had some problematic days after issuing an sudo apt upgrade and then rebooting on a remote Banana Pi board. uname -a results in Linux ... 3.4.112-BPI-M1-Kernel cat /etc/issue in Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS ...
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How does the same Linux version work on different hardware

My understanding is that the kernel understands how to communicate with the different hardware in a system via specific device trees. How is it that I can download one version of Ubuntu and I am ...
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GPU/CUDA Compile Error

I am trying to compile some CUDA/GPU code on Ubuntu 16.04 with CUDA 8.0, but I am receiving the following error. I'm not sure how to debug this. nvcc -I/usr/local/cuda/include -gencode arch=...
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Ubuntu does not wake up after suspension/hibernation

I am using ubuntu 18.04 lts. After I close the lid (for 1 min+), ubuntu refuses to wake up. It flashes an error screen instead: Does it have to do with grub? I usually work around the issue by ...
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Two touchscreen for Ubuntu and mapping of touch events

i've a touchscreen laptop (1920x1080) and a ineractive whiteboard with touch (1280x800). To use the full resolution of the laptop i just present a part of the monitor, that is done succesfully with ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04 crash with cuda 9.0 [on hold]

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 on a Dell XPS 15 with an Nvidia GTX1050i graphics card. I have several nvidia driver versions installed but 410.79 is the one being used. My kernel version is 4.15, which I ...
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Connection Refused on Ubuntu 18.10 [on hold]

I'm using Ubuntu and i just installed the 18.10 version as a dual boot with windows. My problem is that when i try to connect to certain websites likes my university's mail, i get a connection refused ...
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Routing public IP address through GRE tunnel

I'm trying to set up a tunnel to route a public address through it. The tunnel itself is working and the destination server receives the requests as well, but it doesn't send any reply if I try to ...
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FTPS - LFTP problem

We have some trouble in my company with ftps access with a provider. Here is our configuration: Ubuntu 14.04 LFTP | Version 4.6.3a Our_cert.crt our_key.key provider.crt AuthorityRoot.crt ...
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Bring Java process to the foreground by its PID [on hold]

I am using Ubuntu 16, and I am trying to have multiple Java processes which I can track each process by its PID. They each have an X11 window. Is there any way to bring the Java task's window to the ...
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Copy a folder overwriting ONLY smaller files in destination

I have tons of PDFs in multiple sub-folders in /home/user/original that I have compressed using ghostscript pdfwrite in /home/user/compressed. ghostscript has done a great job at compressing about 90% ...
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Persistent trouble with FAT32 formatted USB pen drive mounting as read-only drives [on hold]

My 16GB USB pen drive mounts as read-only on Ubuntu 17.10. I tried reformatting/checking on mac, windows & on a desktop with Opensuse. I tried all the suggestions on different forums/blogs ...
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ThinkPad second “sticky” backspace key

I have bought a Lenovo ThinkPad T580, and noticed that in the upper right corner of the keyboard, there is a second backspace button (in addition to the other backspace button right above the ENTER-...
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Ctrl + F4 not working

I've some problems with shortcuts in Ubuntu. One of them is that I cannot close tab in PhpStorm via Ctrl + F4 (it's specified so in screen where I choose to close it manually). It just does nothing
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Hiri email client issue not sync

I configured Hiri with our Exhange acocount. After some sync well done, it starts to have an issue and it fails everytime to sync and send emails. The only info I have about the error is the hiri ...
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System hangs after a while

I have installed Xubuntu on my machine and it runs perfectly, but after a while it gets stuck.  The mouse pointer moves on the screen, but nothing else works.  I have to use the power button to shut ...
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Configuring network adapter in linux guest

I am using Windows host and ubuntu guest via Virtualbox. I have 2 network adapters configured. Both are bridged. The first one is bridged to my wifi network adapter and the second one is bridged to my ...
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SSH broken pipe and then connection refused [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 18.04. Today i started the server i was working on and after logging in with ssh it kicked me out of server and after that when i tried to log back into the server I get ...
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E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'linux-headers-3.10.0-862.14.4.el7.x86_64

I am using ubuntu 14. when I run the command below I get the error in the title. I searched but I could not find how to solve it. Thanks. apt-get install -y linux-headers-$(uname -r) error: ...
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Does Sshuttle proxy Transmission? [closed]

Firstly we got sshuttle running in my ubuntu terminal, sudo sshuttle -r root@104.140.00.200 0/0 --dns --python=/usr/bin/python3 -x 104.140.00.200 then download a video file with Transmission,...
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Sort folders before files for only a specific directory

In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is easy to sort/not sort folders before files. In Files program, by selecting Edit > Preferences, just mark/unmark Sort folders before files, as shown in the figure below. The ...
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How does `mbuffer -T` work?

I'm currently trying to make a tar backup to a tape with mbuffer acting as a buffer between e.g: tar --acls -c /var/test | mbuffer -m 8G -P 100% -R 100M | dd of=/dev/nst0 bs=256k But the buffer is ...
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Error while trying to compress pdf using ghostscript recursively via loop

I intend to compress a few thousand PDF files in a folder recursively. I tried with following loop: #!/bin/bash find "/home/user/original" -type f -name *.pdf | while read -r file do gs -sDEVICE=...
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Even with WaylandEnable=false gdm3 and lightdm only load sometimes

I am happy to use either gdm3 or lightdm, but neither are stable on my Ubuntu 18.04 system, they will work for either one or several boots after I take corrective action, but inevitably this results ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu / Kubuntu 18.04 on new build computer

I build a new computer with Gigabyte B360n wifi motherboard (Bios F4), a I7 8700 and a Sapphire Radeon RX 590. Linux Mint KDE 18 Serena booted perfectly, and installed without producing errors in uefi ...
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Xorg log full of RandR output

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.1 on some specialised hardware that directs manipulates the HDMI output before displaying it to the screen. I am noticing that from time to time the Xorg log goes crazy with ...