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A way to make virtual folders in Linux

Is there a file search engine like "Everything" in Linux? I came across this post from 9 years ago and I found there is something called Ferris. It appears to be a VFS layer that runs on ...
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How do I find out if wifi card supports 4addr mode?

I want to setup a wireless network, with some wired devices plugged to wireless clients. All of them should have same IP pool / same subnet from DHCP server. One approach is probably the configuration ...
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Random "No space left on device" errors when creating btrfs snapshot from script running as a service

I am using Fedora 35, fully updated. I have script that creates snapshots on schedule and it is run as systemd service. When doing: sudo btrfs subvolume snapshot / /.snapshots/root-$(date +%d-%m-%Y) I ...
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Activate Linux GUI only for a specific application Lubuntu 21.10

I need to setup a linux client(OS:Lubuntu 21.10) witch launch only a web page on Chromium browser always fixed all the time 24/24. It's possibile for you to use the client in CLI mode and start LXDE/...
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Debian Bullseye Docker package cannot be verified, pulic key is not available

I'm following this guide, but once I run apt update, I get this error: GPG error: https://download.docker.com/linux/debian bullseye InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the ...
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Makefile phony "clean" target executes the include directive

I highlight the relevant parts in of my Makefile here: ... $(DEP_FILES): dep/%.d: src/%.cc some command include $(DEP_FILES) .PHONY: clean clean: ... when I run make clean the ...
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Suckless surf crashes when interacting with specific websites

I'm trying to use discord and whatsapp web through suckless surf on nixos with i3. I start surf with surf web.whatsapp.com and it displays the the QR code. When I use my phone to scan the QRcode, just ...
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Temporarily showing stdout while a command is running

I'm scp'ing several large files to a few servers in succession. I'd like to see the progress (so I don't want to use scp --quiet), but I don't need to see the stats when the copy is complete. Is ...
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Cannot connect my phone: `mtpfs` command and `modprobe fuse` command fail

I am trying to connect my phone in Gentoo. I have mtpfs installed and FUSE enabled in my kernel, user_allow_other set in /etc/fuse.conf. I ran modprobe fuse with and without -fv flags and it produces ...
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Installing R from R project repo (Debian 10): key issue

I wanted to install R from the R Project repository on Debian 10. The following packages are required: sudo apt install dirmngr -- install-recommends sudo apt install software-properties-common apt-...
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Conditionally extract sections from log file if keyword exists

I'm trying to figure out a way to extract specific sections from a log file. Each part is split by a fixed string "<-------------->". <--------------> abc: def1 ghi: jkl1 xyz ...
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Why is clipboard cleared when close xfce4-terminal?

I'm using xfce4-terminal with the setting enabled: "Automatically copy selection to clipboard" It works fine when select something, the selection is copied to clipboard. But if I close the ...
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Progress bar "dialog" to show progress based on command execution from function

How to make "dialog" progress bar increasing the counter, when each echo command is executed from function? I have this code below as example, but I'm having problem of catching when command ...
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Deliver mail to dovecot from custom smtp server

I have made a smtp server in python, how would I pass the smtp messages to dovecot?
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Fixed wakeup from suspend, want to understand how/why now?

I have a Dell laptop with both Intel integrated graphics but using NVIDIA as my main. I feel this is important for my already solved problem for me an unknown reason. What I did was to read to Reddit ...
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rsync does not set SGID bit on directories

I am seeing unexpected behaviour when running rsync with the -a flag to do backups to an external HDD. When syncing files with the -a flag permissions get set as expected, but not for folders. This ...
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Cannot connect to PC in the same network with activated VPN

I have two computers with Ubuntu 20.04, connected to the same router. I am running vino-server on PC2, and Remote-accessing it with Remmina from PC1. As soon as I connected PC2 to (Proton)VPN, the ...
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Why doesn't history output anything in a subshell?

I just realized that history does not output anything in a subshell. I'll try to show by counting lines - first a sanity check with echo: $ echo a | wc -l 1 ... and in a subshell: bash -c 'echo a' | ...
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How does Fedora preinstall apps on its operating system?

I am trying to add more apps to preinstall on Fedora, and I have absolutely no clue how Fedora can preinstall its apps so they are ready out of the box. I would like to add some more apps,and possibly ...
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Trying to Install GNU Compiler Collections (GCC) through yum in centos 7

yum install gcc.* -y Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks file:///data/Packages/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] curl#37 - "Couldn't open file /data/Packages/repodata/repomd.xml" Trying ...
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Is there a difference between .gtk_bookmarks of GTK 3.0 and previous versions?

What i have done on my machine is to link home directory .gtk_bookmarks to the place where GTK 3.0 uses it: $ ls -l .gtk-bookmarks lrwxrwxrwx 1 va va 25 Dec 3 10:43 .gtk-bookmarks -> .config/gtk-...
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How to print currently assigned key code table for xkb, such that it can be modified and used with `setxkbmap`?

I have a mobile presenter device, which acts like a small keyboard. It has a little laser pointer and allows you to hold a presentation and flip to the next slide while standing on a stage or podium. ...
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How `xorg` and `xinit` are affecting my displays on host and in container:

Very brief summary: Either I can launch containerized GUI apps, or I can configure my display positioning, but not both. Part 1: i3 display configuration vs xorg display configuration. Resolved but ...
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Can a process know the file from which it was executed?

For example after execve(path...), can the resulting process know which was the full path to its executable ?
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How to change sdb label into sda (if possible)?

I have recently installed 3 Ubuntu 20.04 nodes. In one of them the system was installed on /dev/sdb instead of /dev/sda (apparently the sda label was used by the usb stick from where I installed the ...
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How do I fix a directory that once had many thousands of files but now has few, but still is slow for 'ls' and 'find'? [duplicate]

I have a directory that I allowed the motion utility to load up with jpeg files until the disk was full. Then I read "Efficiently delete large directory containing thousands of files" and ...
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AWS EC2 forwarding google-chrome: No matching fbConfigs or visuals found; libGL error: failed to load driver: swrast

Attempting to run Chrome google-chrome v96.0.4664.45 from an AWS EC2 Ubuntu 20.04 instance, and redirect display to my Macbook. Why am I getting the errors below? The application launches, but is ...
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How is i3 window manager started by startx in Ubuntu (so that I can configure what display it appears on)?

I want to set up i3 automatically start on a specific one of my three screens (all connected to one Nvidia card). This has proved more difficult than expected. My first choice was to just set that ...
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Xinput/libinput button remapping with Trackball scrolling

So I'm using my trackball and I have configured it with trackball scrolling. What I now want to do is to remap the original scroll wheel to be used for some different function. The Problem is that ...
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Forget ssh credentials

I'm using an ssh key (with password) to log into a system. It's the default key on my local computer (inside ~/.ssh). I'm using some kind of credential helper (gnome keyring or ssh-agent, not sure ...
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Mixxx - mixing application abborts/stops loading due to core dump on debian bookworm/sid

The GUI of the program just pops up with a black screen without no content. Then the startup crashes… Running: mixxx --logLevel trace Outputs: Info [Main]: Warning: Ignoring XDG_SESSION_TYPE=wayland ...
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grep for multiple strings in speedtest output

I'm using speedtest CLI in a BASH script and trying to grab the output by using only one line if possible. Typical output of Speedtest: Speedtest by Ookla Server: (censored) ISP: (...
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commands to remove row from file if reverse row is in file

I lets say I have a csv that looks like: 1,20 1,13 20,1 I need to remove 20,1 because 1,20 is already in the csv. My idea to do this is to go row by row and check if the reverse is already in the csv,...
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Home router on Fedora Linux

I've got a PCEngines micro PC with 4 ethernet ports, whole point was for it to replace my dying WatchGuard box. I'm not exactly new to Linux Firewalls but this is the first time I've tried anything ...
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How can I download wine HQ?

I have a desperate problem. I really need wineHQ, and I can't download or install. I can download other apps, but wineHQ won't download. I can't install it by running sudo apt install --install-...
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How might I direct the output of "wget -qO- whatever.tar.gz" to both tar and sha256sum?

The following creates csfile with a hash in it, unpacks go1.17.4.linux-amd64.tar.gz downloaded from Golang's official website, prints out the checksum to stdout and then removes the no longer needed ...
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OpenBSD ipsec routing working only in one direction

I have an OpenBSD Server and a Ubiquity Edge Router connected via ipsec & PSK. The problem is that the tunnel is working only in one direction: from Edge Router to OpenBSD. When i try to ping 192....
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Restricted shell rush "invalid uid" error

I am setting up a new local account on a Debian buster server. The account name is "auto-upload". The entry in /etc/passwd looks like this: auto-upload:x:1060:1060:auto-upload:/home/auto-...
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sed word boundary not working with colon character

I have the following file > cat tmp "aaa" "aaa:xyz" The desired output is "bbb" "aaa:xyz" I'm using the following sed command sed "s/\baaa\b/bbb/"...
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wired ethernet device on a wifi client computer, using the same subnet and IP from same pool

I am developing a mixed network with wireless connected client computers, via WLAN provided from an access point, driven by CentOS stream 9 (Installation see in this article) for the purpose of a ...
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can't login to arch permission denied

I'm getting an error when I'm trying to login to linux from a tty or ly it says "permission denied" and prompt me to enter credentials again, even with root account I'm getting the same ...
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Why is my openWRT routing not working as expected

I hope I am just missing something simple here. I have a OpenWRT router with a Wireguard VPN running, everything routing through the VPN, which is all working fine. I have put a route in place so that ...
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Problem mounting system partitions in rescue mode

I have a serious problem. Server crashed and not returned, disk problems. I'm trying to mount /dev/vg/root partition to access and remove the files but it's giving me a superblock error. Until ...
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How to add encrypted swap file on the FreeBsd 13

I want to add encrypted swap file in the FreeBSD 13. I have read this documentation page, but it doesn't explain how to set up encryption for the swap file. I've also read another one, but it only ...
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Is it possible to install `paprefs` in CentOS 8?

I wish to install paprefs (pulseaudio preferences) in CentOS 8, however I've run into what looks like a dead end. At first, I received this error: Error: Problem: conflicting requests - nothing ...
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How do I make an access point on CentOS stream 9 without hostapd, with DHCP?

After I stuck for 1,5 weeks trying install wifi card and setup an access point on CentOS 8 I found out accidentially, that the driver for the card is only supported by minimum kernel 5.1 So I tried ...
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Where to mount efi partition?

I have an existing efi partition used for a windows installation. I want to install grub to it, for dual boot. The tutorials say to mount this efi-partition (in my case /dev/sdb1) to /mnt/boot. Now my ...
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Two arrays in nested for loop over ssh lead to unwanted connection-user permutations

I am trying to update some files on 3 nodes, where I want to combine every connection with a specific user path. As I am very new to this, I extended a for loop I used to connect as root, into a ...
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Is there any official Log-RAID support for current Linux?

I want to construct my five same SSD as Log-RAID. Log-RAID is similar to log structured file system like F2FS but implemented at Mapping Layer. It converts all random writes to sequential write and do ...
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Adding Wifi Printer to Live USB fails

I am not completely new to Linux and use Fedora as a daily driver, but the texlive issue for Fedora 35 is making me temporarily move to Manjaro Gnome edition as a dual install. However, no matter what ...

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