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OS kills process before it executes stop script

I have Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.10 (Ootpa). I create a init script to stop MQSeries. before it runs the script from /etc/init.d, the MQ processes are killed. LOG extract: Jul 10 11:45:44 ...
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XDG-MIME does not function properly

I'm encountering an error similar to xdg-mime-install-does-not-update-files-mime-type-association and why-does-xdg-mime-query-filetype-fail-to-find-a-new-added-file-type But the solution to the first ...
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print statement in python scripts invoked through systemd .service

I have a script which needs to run at startup using ExecStart=/bin/python3 /home/pi/Blink.py. Blink.py blinks an LED at 1sec intervals, but needs also to print some characters to a terminal screen ...
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executing script in systemctl does not take the arguments

I have a systemctl service which does not take the arguments. It works on the command line, but not within systemctl. [Service] Type=forking User=sunyata WorkingDirectory=/home/sunyata/steamsrv/...
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How is it possible to create bootable USB purely by using dd command and .iso file?

To my understanding, BIOS should boot from USB the same way as it does from HDD. On the contrary, bootable CD/DVD must comply to El Torito specification which is some add-on to ISO 9660 filesystem ...
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Unrar through multiple directories - Ubuntu 20

folks, need a hand with unpacking a big batch of rars. Don't want to do this one-by-one. I have several directories inside subdirectories of 'dir' with many .rar's in each. dir subdir_a ...
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alt-< shortcuts not working under KDE Plasma

I've recently switched back to KDE Plasma with KWin from Qtile. After making the switch, I found that the Alt-< and Alt-> shortcuts, used to jump to beginning/end of input in Emacs-like ...
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Error when setting up Google Remote Desktop on Ubuntu 24.04 LTS

I'm trying to set up google remote desktop from my Ubuntu system but I am getting the following error once I input the PIN number: /opt/google/chrome-remote-desktop/start-host --code="4/...
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How to update GRUB after updating system, on Fedora, with NVMe SSD

The Fedora documentation on updating to a new Fedora release recommends that, after we update, we should update the GRUB bootloader. They provide the following suggested advice on how to update: $ ...
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Which Nix Install Mode?

I am thinking about install nix on my laptop that is running Manjaro. I will be the only one using the laptop. I've read the differences on the Nix install page about mult-user vs single-user. ...
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No sound in Debian 12 on laptop except if specifying hw manually, pipewire problem?

Following my previous question with same title I have installed the 1.2.12 version of ALSA drivers and did get expected behaviour with pavucontrol... for one session. Now I can't produce sound except ...
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Iterating over the contents of a file

I understand that the output of file.txt is treated as input for the next command in the pipe. Yet, I don't understand how while in conjuction with read traverses the file from one line to the next? ...
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OpenSSH with admin user

I am setting up an OpenSSH sFTP server. I want to create a sFTP Admin user that can navigate all the folders and move files. My approach is the following: Create the other users (let's call it user_1)...
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DNS resolution failure for traefik forward auth middleware in kubernetes 1.29.x cluster

I am using traefik 2.10.1 to do a auth middleware, this is the middleware config look like: apiVersion: traefik.io/v1alpha1 kind: Middleware metadata: name: jwt-token-auth namespace: reddwarf-pro ...
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Shim boot loader: System is compromised when using certificate, but not with hash

I am trying to boot a Linux kernel with efi stub enabled using Red Hat's Shim https://github.com/rhboot/shim. I can boot the system if I enroll the hash of my efi stub (selecting GRUBX64.EFI), but ...
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Copy Linux Mint boot area from external SSD drive

I'm sorry if this question is not on topic. I am moving from Windows to Linux and had the idea to use a bootable Linux Mint external SSD to slowly download and integrate all the software I use, while ...
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What's runsvdir of Docker container?

I have Docker containers with specific processes, but all of them started with runsvdir. /usr/bin/containerd-shim-runc-v2 -namespace moby -id ... \_ /bin/bash /assets/wrapper \_ runsvdir -P /opt/...
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Conman fault? Or do I make a mistake?

I have used a wireless connection with conman that is new to me, as on my new notebook I am using debian linux lxqt with version 12 bookworm . Now I did install some new devices that do not use dhcp ...
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Rescuing ZFS after Debian upgrade

So I had older Debian system which needed to be upgraded. I did dist-upgrade, but forgot I am running ZFS on a root partition. :/ Result: system won't boot again. Because I would need to manually ...
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Interconnecting stdout and stdin between two programs [duplicate]

There are two programs first and second. I need to redirect stdout of first to stdin of second and stdout of second to stdin of first.
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how to round numbers after comma everytime up

I have a file on a Linux machine, with one number per line: 3073771824 1513517589 4982173058 1539400944 3175320163 5247018359 14359014635 .... How can I multiply each by 1.03 (3%) and then ...
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Display Conky folder size as a bar

I display the /boot folder with this function ${execi 60 du -sh /boot | awk '{ print $1 }'} That gives me the 168M /boot Now I would like to display this as a bar with "execbar". ...
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How can I have multiple TCP clients connected to server ttyS0?

I'm trying to test following envirorment: One server (it's a router, It has busybox and few other cmd) with a a physical serial port and and open socket #tcpsvd -v 0.0.0.0 -p 999 cat /dev/ttyS0 ...
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Controller failure on ZFS pool

I am running ZFS on an old Sun Fire X4170M2 connected to Sun StorageTek 6140 expansion shelves (i.e. JBOD). We had a hardware failure this morning. This is the current state of our pool: pool: tww ...
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How to disable "Text Copied" pop up when copying text (Debian 12)

This might be a very basic question but I have tried searching this on google for a long time without any success. I recently installed Debian 12 (using Gnome 43 DE). When I try to copy any text, ...
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Why does pasting something with angle brackets into GNU Screen not work in Alacritty?

pasting this into screen wg pubkey < ~/.ssh/wireguard.t520.private.key > ~/.ssh/wireguard.t520.public.key .. results in this: ~/.ssh/wireguard.t520.private.key > ~/.ssh/wireguard.t520.public....
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Difference behavior of C program compiled with GNU -O2 and -O3

I am working on an embedded Linux system (5.10.24), and there are several applications running in it. Recently, I found something strange with one C program as follows. The C program uses APIs ...
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when is the environ symbol defined in the executable?

If I compile a simple test program, I get environment symbols defined (and exported) in the executable itself: root@4ef8c4a55769:/# clang --version Debian clang version 11.0.1-2 Target: aarch64-...
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How to compile and install PaPs software from Github onto LMDE 6?

I intend to install PaPs software from Github onto LMDE6. The webpage https://github.com/dov/paps/blob/master/INSTALL.md indicates dependencies, all of which are installed on the target system. I have ...
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How to programatically get size of the EEPROM where the bios is stored

I tried getting Bios Rom size from Dmidecode which says 16MB. But the vender specs says it should be 32MB. Is there any way to dive in and read the size of the whole chip (ROM where bios is stored). ...
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How can I launch an Xorg server on another tty?

I found this command, which lets me launch an Xorg on tty8 sudo systemd-run --property PAMName=login --property User="$user" --property StandardInput=tty --property TTYPath=/...
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Can't load Debian/GRUB after fresh installation - unsupported OS

I'm trying to install Debian 12 on my HP Proliant ML20 Gen 9. First of all, I need to state that it's not a supported OS (quite unsure, given the documentation is ofr DL20). I had already installed ...
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systemd-remount-fs randomly fails with "mount: /: mount point is busy."

I recently switched to a read-only root filesystem using Yocto (Kirkstone version) and use the Yocto volatiles feature to keep some directories writable - for instance the entire /etc, /home, etc... ...
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LVM thinpools: is fragmentation a concern?

I'm currently migrating a ~10TB dataset from a plain LVM volume group to a new one, trying to store the data in a thin pool instead. For regular LVM volumes, I could see the physical allocation of the ...
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Reverse proxy with forward target

I have configured a reverse proxy in Apache2. It gets requests by HTTPS - unwraps the HTTPS and then forwards to local HTTP-processes for /web and /rest. <VirtualHost *:4443> ProxyPass /web ...
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Lasergrbl crashes on Linux Mint under wine when trying to connect to comport

I am connecting a Slulpfun S9 laser cutter to my linux laptop. When I try to connect to the comport using the lasergrbl software it (lasergrbl) crashes. Equipment and software: Skulpfun S9 laser ...
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How to keep device firmware updated when I installed it manually?

My laptop is new enough that the firmware-linux package in debian testing's apt does not yet contain firmware for it. Hence, I've downloaded the files from linux-firmware.git on kernel.org, copied ...
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Ubuntu VM Ext4-fs remounting in read-only on citrix

I have this issue of a couple of our minio servers based on ubuntu server are going into read only on the data drive only, this disrupts the service and slows it down while it timeouts with each ...
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Unknown password for rsync

I always used to send files to other ubuntu machines via rsync with no problems. But now the computer asks for the remote computer's password every time I try to use rsync. I use the login computer's ...
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Why is the group permissions rwx for folder but read for newly created files within it?

On Rocky 8 (Redhat), I have a site running under Apache (httpd). I have the permissions set as follows including setguid so files created within the uploads folder inherit the group: [root@myserver ~]#...
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Resize Disk Image with Protective MBR and GPT table

I've got a disk image that I need shortened slightly (long story - but it deals with variances in flash drive sizes). The partitions are already short enough, but the drive size is not. Basically, I ...
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lshw lists nvme storage devices as disk but not as storage

I tried submitting this to the lshw github bug tracker https://ezix.org/project/newticket?component=lshw but the captcha refuses through several submissions I'm sure were correct. Perhaps there is ...
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Battery notification script works on its own but does not work when triggered by a systemd-service

On my Gentoo Linux with dunstify as a notification daemon and StumpWM as a window manager, I wrote the following bash-script that is meant to inform me about my battery status: #!/bin/bash #This ...
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Permanently set layout for all keyboards in X11

On my laptop running Gentoo Linux with StumpWM as a window manager, I have a custom keyboard layout called daselt, which I'm using all the time. Until now I've set it by automatically running ...
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Arch Linux: GDM is defaulting to X11 instead of Wayland. What's up with my configuration?

I was under the impression that my Arch Linux box was running on Wayland, given that GDM supposedly defaults to it. However, after checking XDG_SESSION_TYPE this morning, it seems that I've been on ...
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How to permanently disable bottom part of the screen

This is my laptop monitor: Monitors: 1 0: +*eDP-1 1366/344x768/193+0+0 eDP-1 And I need to resize it to 1366 (or 1360) x 738, positioned at 0x0, so that a 30 pixel-height "stripe" remain ...
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version `XCRYPT_2.0' not found after Update Debian 10 to Debian 12

I was instructed to upgrade Debian 10 to Debian 12. After the upgrade, I noticed that the ssh.service was not working. Now I found out that no 'apt' commands work. I can't install anything. Here the ...
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Counter Strike 2 doesn't start with the error "Failed to initialize Vulkan"

I can't launch Counter Strike 2 on my Dell laptop, with Intel Haswell-ULT graphics, running Linux Mint. When I try I get an error telling me to check if my GPU supports Vulkan 1.2+: System: Kernel: ...
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How to set a quota on Logical Disk Space (logicalused) in ZFS?

I am currently using ZFS and need to set a quota on the logical disk space (logicalused) rather than the physical disk space used after compression. The quota and refquota properties in ZFS set a ...
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How to limit the number of blocks written or read in a Write_10 or Read command on Linux?

Here is the problem: My usb storage device has a 64kB (limited by hardware) buffer used to cache reads/writes which means it can only cache up to 128 blocks(512B) of memory. The SCSI Write-10 command ...
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