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Port Forwarding with the real IP-address

How to implement port forwarding, so that would be displayed on the host real IP and non-IP machine, as it comes with SNAT DNET with IPTABLES The scheme is about the The machine-HETE with IP ...
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Ubuntu black screen before installation

I was trying to install Ubuntu 14.10 from DVD on my machine where before i always had windows. CPU AMD Vision quad Core 16 gb ram AMD 7000 Series Graphic chipset Created partition and set up boot ...
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Is it possible to ping an address:port?

I am not into networking, and I have the following question related to the Linux ping command. Can I only ping an address? For example: miner@raspberrypi ~ $ ping onofri.org PING onofri.org ...
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PyQt5 - python-3.2 : no module available + pyuic5 cannot find PyQt5.uic module

Trying to install PyQt5, the ''make install'' command ended by issuing a warning related to pyuic5 file format (see bellow) the python path is set as ...
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Restrict SSH access for one user of accessing machine

I have two virtual machines VM1(Ubuntu) & VM2(Debian). VM1 has a single user "admin" & VM2 has two users "test1" & "test2". What I want is that only test1 was able to access VM1 through ...
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If I create a jail for a process does that process need to be chrooted every time I start it?

I just installed Debian on my computer and I'm looking to run ownCloud in a chroot jail. I'm not exactly sure how to do this but from what I can tell I just copy the files needed to install and run ...
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How to fix Windows 7 boot loader

I recently installed debian 7 after booting it from my pen drive. Then i did some mistake while installing it. Well, Debian is not installed. And when I rebooted my system it says- No boot device ...
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Setup static IP under Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty

How to setup static IP address under Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty? My setting is not working. What special about Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty is that I found it now using the "source-directory" keyword to source ...
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apt-get update fails debian 7.5.0

I am a beginner at debian. I hvae just installed debian 7.5.0 amd netinst. When I execute apt-get update I get errors like Could not resolve 'http.debian.org' Thus,I changed the mirrors several ...
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How to know if you are using Ubuntu or Debian? [duplicate]

I know Ubuntu is based on Debian but I would like to find out if I am running debian or ubuntu. Uname: uname -a Result:Linux test 2.6.18.8-x86_64-linode10 #1 SMP Tue Nov 10 16:29:17 UTC 2009 ...
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How to install i386 package under amd64 ubuntu/debian

All existing answers I found are for the pre-multiarch era (chroot) https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MultiArch says it is OK to install i386 package on amd64 under the multiarch environment, but ...
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uninstall libc6 package by dpkg

I have install "libc6_2.17-0ubuntu5.1_amd64.deb" on my ubuntu server 12.04. The orginal libc6 on system is 2.15. After install the package, I check it by: ldd --version it shows: ldd (Ubuntu ...
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Debian: updating package lists with apt-offline, --simulate not understood for apt-get update

I can't use apt-offline to update my package lists, which means that I will get many 404s when trying to install older versions of packages that it thinks it's downloading from the .sig file it ...
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Where ubuntu get the default hostname?

My newly installed ubuntu show lele-ThinkPad-X230 as its hostname, I download debian-installer and ubuntu-installer(ubiquity) to see the code, but found nothing useful about this. DHCP or some ...
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wbar recognised as dock by openbox

I'm debian user. I have got tint2 dock on the top and this is recognized by openbox. I mean when new window appears it is under tint2. I have installed wbar as well. Here's the problem. I don't want ...
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files from old debian package which is not there in new version getting deleted

When installing a debian, will the files from old version of this debian package which is not there in new version get deleted.? For example I install deb-1.1 and files1 and file2 comes from that ...
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Lock screen after auto login Debian/Ubuntu

My situation: 1. Need auto login for my wheezy. 2. Sometimes I'm away of my pc, when it reboots, need to lock the screen after auto login. When I type /usr/bin/gnome-screensaver-command -l it locks ...
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Can I configure dpkg to launch kdiff when there's a conflict with a config file update?

We've all seen it... Configuration file 'blah/blah/blah.conf' ==> Modified (by you or by a script) since installation. ==> Package distributor has shipped an updated version. What would you ...
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Load an remote Operating System to the local machine to work like local operating system

Could anyone of you suggest some method(idea) for loading an OS from a remote server to the local machine hard disk. Please see the scenario here, for more clarification. Imagine one guy has his own ...
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Where does system downloads the files?

I have Elementory OS currently running on my PC. It is based on Debian-Ubuntu. I had recently run the command "apt-get upgrade" and downloaded 162 MB of data Now I don't have an internet on another ...
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Why booting is stoping at the <initramfs> prompt?

I am running Debian Xfce on virtual box(Host OS : Ubuntu 12.04 LTS).In Debian i downloaded the source code of Linux kernel-2.6.32.61 from https://www.kernel.org/ and i configured it and compiled it ...
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how to install bitcoin-qt wallet on debian 7

WARNING: Complete noob to linux (somewhat noob - if something can be installed w/ a package manager, I'm ok, else completely lost). I loaded debian 7 on a VBox VM (took 2 days to get everything to run ...
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Auto-mount all USB-devices at same USB socket to same mountpoint

I have a small computer with 2 USB sockets : A and B. I want any external USB disk, attached to socket A - to be mounted as "deviceA" I want any external USB disk, attached to socket B - to be ...
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excluding port from VPN client

I use hidemyass which is a vpn service. I use it for privacy reasons. The main purpose of the VPN is for my web browsing. How can I exclude certain ports from using the VPN connection? For example: ...
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ubuntu 13,10 “Failed to download repository information”

I have ubuntu 13.10- 64 bit version on my machine.recently i tried to install postgres for ROR development but i couldn't complete the postgres installation and found that my update manager always ...
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Kernel Panic on my Ubuntu based home server - What is the cause? (Possible IO-related)

I got a home server with 12 disk bays, based on 4 x back planes of this type: http://www.chieftec.eu/en/accessories/sas-sata-backplanes/snt-2131sata.html The PSU, Back planes and the casing itself ...
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shotwell, export files locally

I can only publish my files from shotwell in facebook or flickr and other on-line services. All I want to do is copy smaller resolution versions of my huge files in a pen drive for a friend. Is ...
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1answer
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How to enable network with a raspberry pi emulated on qemu?

I'm trying to emulate a raspberry pi on my ubuntu 13.04. I installed qemu and it works well except for the network. I followed this procedure. On the virtual machine, the file /etc/network/interface ...
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How to install Ubuntu on Debian headless server?

I have a headless Debian Unstable server that I would like to install Ubuntu Trusty on. However, I do not have a keyboard or monitor connected to it, so I would like to install it over SSH. I have ...
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1answer
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Trying to get rid of Ubuntu

So I had a system that dual booted with windows 7 and ubuntu. I wanted to get rid of ubuntu and install debian. So I got the iso and went through the install. When I got to the part where I ...
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What are the MIME configuration files that point to ~/.local/share/icons?

I installed MSOffice2007 in Debian 7.2 in wine, which created its own MIME reference files in ~/.local/share/mime/ and ~/.local/share/applications. Later I deleted wine completely and all the files ...
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apt pinning several packages in one section

Say I have a section in /etc/apt/preferences: Package: m4 Pin: release a=lenny-backports Pin-Priority: 1000 How do I add several packages more instead of copying a section again and specifying a ...
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How to repaird SD card which shows incorrect size?

I've Transcent SD card for 16Gb. Using it in my smartphone. One day I've discovered that smartphone recognize it as 6Gb only. I've tried to find the solution to set the correct size of SD card and ...
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linux - Is Debian “lighter” than Ubuntu? [closed]

I currently run Linux Mint 14 KDE on a "semi-old" machine I use for working and surfing the web - it was the first Linux system I ever used (running away from old Win XP), so I picked a complete ...
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Automatic package recompilation on apt-get upgrade

Is it possible to achieve the following setup with apt-get on debian based distros, particulary Ubuntu: I need to compile a package from source (like apt-get source ). Before compilation, I need to ...
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In a Shell scripts, check version of installed package, make a decision based on output

Looking to write a cross distro / cross version shell script that makes sure a forced version of PHP is installed Example: Ubuntu 12.04 has 5.3, Ubuntu 13.10 has 5.5, Debian 7 has 5.4 I need this ...
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1answer
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Dual-boot more than two operating systems

I currently run Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 as a dual-boot system. I need Linux, but Ubuntu freezes at least once a day. So I want to replace it with another distribution like Debian or LMDE. On the ...
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Which Linux Desktop Environments show a listing of favorite apps in the start menu, aka. similar to Windows? [closed]

currently I'm using Linux Mint Cinnamon. Is there a way to show a listing of favorite apps in the menu of linux mint Cinnamon? Or if this is not possible, what other versions of Linux have this ...
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1answer
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How to change video mode in Debian Wheezy on VirtualBox 4.1.12?

I've installed Debian Wheezy on VirtualBox 4.1.12 (running in Ubuntu 12.04) and have troubles setting the video mode. vga=xxx isn't possible anymore, instead, the video mode should be set using GRUB. ...
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How can a Linux OS be “based on” another Linux OS?

I've been looking through quite a number of Linux distros recently to get an idea of what's around, and one phrase that keeps coming up is that "[this OS] is based on [another OS]". For example: ...
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How to set a DNS server (like opennic)

I would like to add a DNS server to my configuration (in order to use opennic). I've searched quite a bit but can't find a satisfactory solution, and I'm lost concerning solutions for ubuntu. I've ...
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1answer
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How to have a user who can 'su' to another user but not allowed to 'su' root

In my server, I have 2 groups: ssh-users and su-users ssh-users hold users I ssh to the box with. User sshu is a member of ssh-users. Once logged in to the server, I want ssh-users members to be able ...
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How to create and use USB network interfaces on debian platforms?

This question is basically a follow up on this question. When the phone is plugged in and the Internet pass-through option is checked then a new RNDIS device(usb0) should be provided. On ubuntu the ...
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Running Ubuntu Programs on Wheezy?

I am planning to put Wheezy on my netbook, and I was wondering if Wheezy can run the same programs that Ubuntu can. This is mainly because my netbook really cant do anything with Windows and I figured ...
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Amazon EC2 instance is not allowing me to login via SSH from my PC

Remotely, I have been logged in since last night, and it was working fine, just got timeout, now in the morning i am unable to re-login via SSH to the same Amazon EC2 box, here is my SSH log: ...
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guide to create debian package in netbeans

I've written a C++ application aided by netbeans on ubuntu. In netbeans there is a build feature to build debian package. When I build the package using it I am not getting desired result. The files I ...
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Reaver used to work so fluently, im getting FAILED TO ASSOCIATE.?

I am running debian the latest with amd64 on a dell inspiron 1564 with a Broadcom pci adapter BCM4312 part of the B43xx family. im also running the latest version of reaver now I know this adapter I ...
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0answers
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How to recover data from ext4 partition formatted to LVM?

During Debian 7.1. installation I accidentally formatted my 60gb logical ext4 partition to LVM. I tried to recover data with testdisk and similar tools but with no success. Testdisk is unable to find ...
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Allow user to use sudo command has multiple ways, which one is better?

I am a Linux Newbie, just learning it and using Debian 7.0 Wheezy. I have seen two methods to allow user to use sudo One is to use visudo to modify /etc/sudoers and add following username ALL=(ALL) ...
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1answer
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Minimal emacs24 installation on ubuntu

I need a minimal emacs 24 installation for distribution in a virtual box. When I try to install emacs-snapshot from synaptics I get tons of stuff installed like ghostscript and imagemagic and various ...