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How can I automate securely wiping deleted files?

I am looking for a way to automate securely wiping deleted files from my server, including files deleted in shared directories by users on remote devices. I have Ubuntu Server 12.04 on an SSD (ext4) ...
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How do I make my server turn on when powered, even when OS was shut down before depowering?

I have a Dell PowerEdge 1850 running Ubuntu in my basement, primarily running a Minecraft server. Leaving it on all the time is a waste of money, and it makes noise at night, so I typically turn it on ...
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Ubuntu - Disk Duplication - Automation

I know very little when it comes to linux but I'm looking to construct a cheap disk duplicator out of an old server that we have. The server is currently running Ubuntu 12.04LTS and has 8 hot ...
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Autokey - What windows application is the Closest Alternative?

In Ubuntu, I use autokey-qt to associate both (1) hot-keys and (2) typed-abbreviations to automate typing and initiate python scripts that modify selected text: sudo apt-get install autokey-qt What ...
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How to automatically change permissions for files copied to a directory?

I would like to automate changing permissions for files copied to a directory. For example, any files copied to folder X should have mode 755, and any files copied to folder Y should have mode 700. ...
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MouseClick in ubuntu + autokey

I am relatively new to using autokey so I am wondering if anyone can tell me where I am going wrong with this particular script. I am writing a simple script that logs into a website. The problem is ...
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ubiquity automatic install stops at keyboard layout chooser

I am trying to automate an Ubuntu (12.04.1 64bit) installation using ubiquity & preseed on a desktop live cd. It almost works fine. I edited the txt.cfg and added label unattended menu label ...
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Puppet stdlib module file_line doesn't have an effect

I have the following module: include stdlib class pulseaudio-zeroconf { package { "pulseaudio-module-zeroconf": ensure => installed } file_line { ...
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How to get a gnu screen session to auto start with a specific command?

I need a certain program to run inside a gnu screen session, automatically when an ubuntu machine boots. How can I set it up so that later on I can just screen -r and interact with the program?
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Ubuntu: adding program to Startup Applications through a script

I know that on Ubuntu you can add a program into "Startup Applications" by going through a few mouse click. Is it possible to achieve the same through some shell script? Thanks,
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Automating execution of a command on remote machine with input file

I need to automate the following workflow. Copying a file (say inputfile.txt) to a remote machine (fixed ip) through SSH Logging into that remote machine through SSH (using Remote Desktop Viewer of ...
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Laptop Suddenly Shutdown (but no problem in Windows 7)

I have used my laptop for 1.5 year, which is Dell Inspiron 1320. Recently, I just installed Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop to my laptop. However, I'm facing very strange problem that I did not face before. ...
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Running bash script that uses ssh and scp (prompts for password) securely

I am manually carrying out a series of files which involves generating files on my local machine and then copying them over to a remote machine. Currently, I use scp and ssh to perform these tasks. ...
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Sending mail from the command line, in an automated way

I want to be able to send a text file through an SMTP server of my ISP (port 25) to an email address on the internet, like my Office email address, or my GMail address. I have a basic Ubuntu 9.04 ...