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can i run DHCP server on virtual interface? (Linux)

Can anyone plz help me to figure this out. I have a redhat system, it has one interface eth0 and on same i have configured vlan eth0.10 (192.168.0.254). I want to run DHCP server on eth0.10 so that ...
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How to use two Pis in “point to point” fashion to replace cable

I'm looking to get help using two Pis in a 'point to point' manner, to get my internet connection from a USB dongle to the WAN port on my router. Here is my current set up: 4G dongle ==> [wwan0 --> ...
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what is the best linux distribution to run on a HP TX2000 [on hold]

I have an old HP TX2000 laying around and I think it would be great as additional laptop. Ive googling for people using it with Linux but the posts I found are many years old. Any suggestion on which ...
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Virtualbox installation in SLES11 SP2

Trying to install virtualbox in SLES11 SP2 Downlaod the source rpm from https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads Installed it like rpm -ivh VirtualBox-4.3-4.3.20_96996_sles11.0-1.x86_64.rpm ...
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Trouble configuring VirtualHost for AWStats

I set up AWStats on Debian Wheezy like it was described here and I think it's working fine. However, I have trouble setting up the appropriate vHost configuration for apache. So far, I use this: ...
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Grub Rescue Mode

I was trying to partition my C drive into two drives using an external tool which then asked me to restart the system. But as soon as I restarted, grub rescue shell opened instead of the grub menu. ...
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Gnome Terminal tab completion placing text in odd areas

Using tab completion in gnome-terminal appears to be placing text in odd areas, such as to the left (on top of my prompt) or above, sometimes. Here is an example of what happens when it places it over ...
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NetworkManager timeout and “ip-config-unavailable” on Ethernet

I cannot get this laptop, Craptop, to connect to the Internet using the eth0 interface, but it can connect using the wlan0 interface. NetworkManager, managing eth0, times out when trying to find a ...
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Samba fileshare can't be seen by Win7

I'm a novice network admin who was tasked with setting up a real simple file server for a non-profit I volunteer for. The problem is that I'm not very familiar with Linux, and for a number of reasons ...
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costumising sh behavior using prerunning script (like rc file)

my university has a linux server which we (students) can connect to and run staff. the default shell for this server is configured to be 'sh' (chsh command says "user does not exist in /etc/passwd" ...
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How do I format an undetectable SSD drive?

So I've got this SSD drive that's pretty new, but it had a botched install/format a while back and now nothing will detect it. I'd like to be able to mount and format it so I can eventually install an ...
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Start XMBC for Raspbain on Start with no DE

I'm using a version of Raspbain with out X. I used this guide in order to install XBMC on Raspbain(as a application over a distro). However it looks like I need X with Desktop Environment such as ...
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login using serial console in Linux

I have a slackware machine with RJ45 console port and I'd like to have a serial console on it. I can now only get output on the console and cannot give any input back to the device. Login prompt ...
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Black screen after installing graphics driver in Linux

I'm running Linux Mint 17.1. When I install the driver for my HD5850 graphics card then reboot the laptop, I get a black screen after Linux logo. The graphics driver is from the official website. My ...
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Ubuntu Installer does not recognize hard disk

I am still struggling to install Ubuntu 14.10 on my Odys Windesk X10 tablet. I have compiled my own grub, to work around the 32bit UEFI firmware of the device and I'm using an external Wifi dongle and ...
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can't change NIS account password from Centos-7 client “NIS server Centos-6”

I'm trying to change password for a NIS account from a Centos-7.0.1406 client and the server is Centos-6.6 it seems that passwd command don't ask me neither to change password nor ask me for old ...
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How to debug SSH port forwarding?

The problem I encountered here is weird. There are two ubuntu linux machines, two identical HTTP servers run on them. One is ok on port forwarding, the other gets ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE. I've checked ufw ...
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Operating Systems: Mac vs. Windows vs. Linux [on hold]

I want to know everything there is to know from the ground up between Mac Linux and Windows. How Mac handles programs vs. Windows?Windows vs. Linux ? What is the difference in what happens when each ...
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How to modify a Fedora Live installation media default configuration?

I have to install fedora on 20+ computers and they all have to start off with some extra packages and configurations that don't come by default on the vanilla installation media (like backgrounds, the ...
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[ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU…Failed to initialize the NVIDIA kernel module

I've installed Bumblebee with Ryan McQuen's crazybee.sh script, described here, and I'm actually able to startx successfully now (because Bumblebee uses the on-board Intel graphics by default), but ...
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Path `/boot/grub' is not readable by GRUB on boot. Installation is impossible. Aborting

Whenever I try updating grub, I get this error: # grub-install /dev/sda Path `/boot/grub' is not readable by GRUB on boot. Installation is impossible. Aborting. and # grub-mkconfig -o ...
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Postfix with Dovecot: local and virtual users

I just finished setting up a Postfix SMTP and Dovecot IMAP/POP3 server. It works perfectly fine for virtual users both sending and receiving, but I need to do the following: Besides virtual users ...
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If I install a Linux VM, will I be able to work with ext filesystems from my Mac?

I'm working from a Mac and need to edit a few lines on a Linux partition. (I need to enable SSH on Raspbian for a Raspberry Pi, but I need to do so effectively headless – I don't have any peripherals ...
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How does Linux know that the new password is similar to the previous one?

A few times I tried to change a user password on various Linux machines and when the new password was similar to the old one, the OS complained that they were too similar. I always wondered, how does ...
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Linux Ubuntu MATE 14.04.1 Connection Issues

I recently dual-booted Ubuntu MATE (14.04.1) alongside regular Ubuntu (14.04.1). Regular Ubuntu was able to connect to the Internet. Ubuntu MATE is having issues. It seems that the Wi-Fi is not on, at ...
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Update APR to 1.3.0 version minimum

build@subversion:/usr/src/subversion-1.8.11/serf-1.2.1> sudo zypper se apr Restoring system sources... Parsing metadata for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4... S | Catalog ...
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Why doesn't this Linux symlink work?

I'm trying to create a symbolic link for the file logs inside home/dir1/ to the file netlogs inside home/dir3/. The link is created but when I try to look at the contents of netlogs I got this error ...
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How to setup a cheap linux router/proxy to log all URLs requested

I have a bunch of kids/devices connecting to the wireless router in my house at any given time. I know that there are many software/hardware solutions designed to filter out harmful content but I ...
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How to install apr? [on hold]

I encountered with problem. I found the same problem as mine here: https://clck.ru/9PU7a But I can not find a good example to install apr on my machine.
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Wifi Adapter/Type Changer using Linux [on hold]

Is there a way to create a new WiFi network by connecting to an existing WiFi using Linux? Or maybe a less secured Wifi from a more secured wifi? Could you use it as WEP?
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After botting Opensuse goes console not GUI?

I am new to opensuse. I have installed opensuse 13.2 gnome I tried to install the nvidia drivers. After installing the drivers, when I restart the system it goes to console instead of GUI. So I ...
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Xorg/Xrandr Multiple Monitor (different resolution) - Position not set correctly

I'm running fedora on virtualbox (xmonad). I have the following in /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-monitor.conf Section "Monitor" Identifier "VBOX0" Modeline "1920x1080_60.00" 172.80 1920 ...
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Linux to linux mount

Trying to mount a samba shared directory of a linux(SUSE) server to another linux(SUSE) server on the same network. My scenarion is like below.. on server-1 samba is configure like below and i ...
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Connecting with SMBCLIENT to Windows 7 produces error: “protocol negotiation failed: ERRDOS:ERRnomem”

We've got a home network that has a mix of different operating systems, including two Windows 7 Ultimate PCs, a couple of Android phones, a MacBook Pro and two Linux PCs. My housemates own all but the ...
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NTFS-3G unmounts USB drive as soon as it is mounted

I have created an udev rule to automount a USB hard-disk when I plug it in, but the drive doesn't appear as mounted. In /var/log/messages, I can see Dec 27 09:11:02 smug ntfs-3g[6043]: Version ...
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eCryptfs - Cannot decrypt filenames

I have encrypted data on an external HD mounted on /home/username/.Data. I am trying to decrypt it to /home/username/Data. Although I can successfully read the files contents, I cannot manage to ...
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How to set up a hotspot with socks5 proxy

I have a laptop with linux installed on it. The laptop has two network interfaces: eth0 and wlan0. Normally I surf the Internet through eth0, and I've successfully set up a hotspot in linux for my ...
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How to connect a local network to IPv6 site / net?

I want to connect my home network (IPv4 only conection to internet) to my server (IPv4/IPv6), what is the best way to do this? Current setup: Home network ("HOMENETWORK") with Linux (Ubuntu 14.04) ...
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Is there a way to detect malicious code in php files? [on hold]

On my server I often can see PHP files infected with some malicious code, and I'm wondering if there's some way that I can detect it automatically. I have installed ClamAV on CentOS but when I scan ...
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How to add a compiled ntpd in services on linux?

I compiled and installed ntp-4.2.8 using this link and created a rpm by running checkinstall on RHEL 6.5. I used the command ntpd -l logs to manually start ntpd. After starting I am able to verify ...
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Getting started with serial port (COM port) [on hold]

I'm beginner in hardware building and curious about using my parallel port. Could someone suggest me how to start work with it? What cables I have to buy? How get simple I/O using COM port? How ...
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Which program provides “lpquota” command?

At many universities, you can buy a printing contingent which allows you to print out a certain amount of pages. At the Linux terminals, students can check their current printing contingent by ...
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SSH error ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer

I am trying to access ssh to a server but got "ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer". The same client works well when I move the computer to home but show the error when the ...
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Newest build of Chromium OS won't boot

I haven't found anything useful related to this question but I bet many people having fun with the Chromium OS get this problem. Problem: All builds from chromium.arnoldthebat.co.uk don't boot ...
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SNORT -Unknown command line checksum option: ascii

snort -vde -l /var/log/snort -k ascii when i tried this command it gives me the error Unknown command line checksum option: ascii. I don't know why,coz i hve installed snort successfully, and also ...
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VNC over Reverse SSH Tunnel or VPN?

Okay so I'm fairly new to SSH Tunneling, VPN, VNC, all that good stuff. *NOOB ALERT* I recently bought a Raspberry Pi and I loaded the Raspberry Pi release of Kali Linux on it. I have tried all day ...
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Is it possible to configure Linux OpenMPI v1.6.5 to use multiple working directories on a single node?

I am running some quantum chemical calculations on a refurbished PowerEdge rack server, with dual quad-core Xeons, 16GB RAM, and a single 500GB SATA HDD. OS is vanilla Debian Wheezy. For one of the ...
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Configure a linux VM to use host computers internet connection

I am using a software which must be configured as a "bridged network" on a Virtual Box VM. I have already tried with NAT and other configurations but none of them work. the bridged network is the only ...
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Shared folder Virtualbox Ubuntu / Lubuntu

I can see a lot of posts on this but they either don't cover what I'm trying, the OS's that I'm using or (most likely) I'm not understanding them. I'm using Ubuntu 14, and I have VirtualBox running ...
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how to disable tcp congestion control [on hold]

here i have a private network, i know its bandwidth and it will never congestion, but will lost packet sometimes. its bandwidth is just same as network interface, both are 100Mbps. it means i could ...