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How do i change the behavior of **clear** on CentOS7 such that it will NOT clear scrollback buffers on xterm?

I have a VM running CentOs 7.2.1511. It includes ncurses 5.9. I use both MobaXterm and PuTTY. Whenever I run the clear command, the scrollback buffers are cleared automatically as well. This ...
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Could you please recommend me a further reading ? [on hold]

I am currently reading through the book The Linux command line by William E.Shots. I will soon be finished with it and will need to read further as I got really interested in Linux in the last year.
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Azure: Load Local Storage from Blog Storage

I notice that with my Azure VM I get a certain amount of SSD "Local Storage". I also see a ton of references online to this only being temporary storage, however I have a large amount of static data ...
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Why did my VMWare Workstation instance suddenly lose fullscreen support?

I have been doing web dev work on Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon 64-bit on a VMWare Workstation 12 Pro virtual machine. The default guest additions / VMware tools were installed initially. Each time I ...
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Unable to connect to internet on Vmware work station Pro 12

I'm having some trouble attempting to access the internet on my Ubuntu VM, with a Windows 7 host. I've done my research and have bridged the network adapters I've also gone onto my host and checked ...
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SSD not mounting in UEFI secure boot off

I have a new Dell XPS15 which came with Windows 10 preinstalled. I completely wiped it and installed Slackware Linux. I can only run Linux in UEFI Secure Boot OFF Mode or Legacy Mode. When I start my ...
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What is my DNS mis-configuration in docker?

I recently installed docker on my ubuntu 16.04. I pulled and run hello-world, ubuntu and sinatra images sucessfully, but they cannot connect to the internet I think!! Example the following errors ...
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Any way to solve version `GLIBC_2.17' not found?

After an upgrade, most of the programs reasonably stopped running or refuse to run with the message "/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.17' not found", ls, apt-get, insmod, networking ...
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tell me the command by which i just disable and enable the internet in mobaxterm.

I am using linux machine by taking remote in mobaxterm having os centos 6.6. i have root access. when i used ifconfig eth0 down command it disable my remote connection also. If I delete gateway it ...
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Linux USB device customized numbering

Under Linux/Yocto, I'd like to have my USB cams to be mapped device numbered from /dev/video5 and on and not to start at /dev/video0-4. I'll have those (video0-4) for other video driver use. Now I'...
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Disable Advanced Options entry automatic generation in GRUB

Is it possible to instruct GRUB to not include the Advanced Options entry while it routinely updates? I mean this snippet in /boot/grub/grub.cfg which I forced to remove manually every time some ...
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gedit search - delay between “key press” and “activate search” is ridiculously short

I am running the latest CentOS 7 with the gnome desktop and I use gedit as my graphic text editor. To explain the problem: Say for example I am searching for the text "agreement" in my document. I ...
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Unable to rm -rf .nfs0000000008547f6500007f62 file on linux server

When I do a rm -rf directory It says a message like : rm: can't delete directory/.nfs0000000008547f6500007f62 ressource occupied and I don't know why.
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What is the minimum amount of RAM required to run Linux Kernel in ARM cortex-a5?

I want to know what is the minimum amount of RAM required to run Linux Kernel (4.6) in ARM cortex-a5. Now I am using 32MB PSRAM but whenever I am loading vmlinux (elf format) through debugger to ...
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Cbbackup terminated unexpectedly. - Coucbase Backup issue

We are using Coucbase 3.0.2-1603 Enterprise Edition (build-1603). We are having around 350 GB data on our cluster. We have tried to execute a backup and suddenly it got terminated. Below is the ssh ...
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Apache not responding for wordpress

We are running a apache server on google cloud. Below is the server spec Machine type : n1-standard-1 (1 vCPU, 3.75 GB memory) CPU platform : Intel Ivy Bridge I have hosted a wordpress ...
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Find files and group into directories

I have a folder and sub folders and massive numbers of files as follows: Folder called Movies Sub Folder called "009 - A bad Wolf" Files called " 009 A bad Wolf.avi" Files called " 009 A bad ...
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How to forward traffic between a tun device and a tap device?

I have an application that creates a tun device (think a VPN), and I've set up a tap device on the same host that's connected to a bridge (OVS, actually). What I'd like to do is have all traffic from ...
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Any way to get Linux to dump stack info for a process before oom-killing it?

Trying to debug an infrequent (albeit painful) oom-killed HTTP process on a Centos 6 box. I get the usual in logs: Out of memory: Kill process 14466 (httpd) score 405 or sacrifice child And the ...
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Acess internet from remote machine via SSH session and proxy

Computer A is connected to internet through http/https proxy (proxy-server.com:111). Computer B does not have access to internet but I can SSH to Computer A. Computer-B -> COMPUTER-A -> PROXY -...
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IPTABLES - IP Restricted Port Forwarding for RDP

I can't find an answered question for this problem. I have about 7 ranges of IP address i would like to allow to RDP(port 3389) to a a server within my network. My main router uses iptables and i ...
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Linux: command line access a drive in /media without typing the ridiculously long name?

I'd like to access my secondary HD from command line, however it's named something like /media/user/5ASD5487DEFEAFE415AAEBE7892 Am I really supposed to type this? Wtf were people who make linux ...
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bower init error when creating bower.json

I'm trying to create a bower.json file. I'd normally run bower init which would create the .json file. Now I'm getting this error when I run bower init /usr/local/lib/node_modules/bower/lib/...
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ethernet interface on Linux drops packets

I'm trying to capture some ethernet frames with Linux. Some of these packets/frames are invalid and contain corrupted data. For example an ethernet frames contains the type 0x0800 which is IPv4 but ...
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Using GNU Parallel to scp huge file splitting it by chunk per host

I'm using Ansible to set up some configuration on several nodes, and as part of this setup I need to split one big file by n lines and copy each part to a remote file without creating local copy of ...
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Is there a linux script to create google+ style 'Awesome' animations? [on hold]

As the title suggests I'm looking for a software package or script to process a folder of photos and auto-generate animated gifs similar to the Google+ 'Awesome' system. If no such thing exists, I ...
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dnsmasq to provide public DNS service

If I'm to provide DNS service to the public using dnsmasq, how to set the listen-address? I changed mine from 192.168.1.1 to 0.0.0.0 and it stops working: $ cat /etc/dnsmasq.d/public.conf # listen to ...
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Export a identical copy of Linux in another computer

I'm looking for a way to export a identical copy of the Linux version and files that I have in one computer to another one. I'm thinking of a bootable usb created by a backup. I have Ubuntu. Thank ...
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How do I inject packets to a tap interface?

I'm trying to find a way to use a tap interface to test some networking capture code. We are passively capturing wifi data and processing it through some analysis software. I would like to build ...
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Will formatting the FreeDOS partition make Windows 10 unbootable?

I bought a Lenovo Y700-17ISK and it came with FreeDOS on a separate partition in the beginning of the hard drive. It looked like that: FreeDOS 1 GB - unallocated space 931 GB Then, I installed ...
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How do i take full backup of my ubuntu machine including running applications that i can restore when the machine crashes?

I'm running a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS build and need to create a completely redundant backup.
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Razercfg freezes mouse for a tiny bit

Whenever I use razercfg on my Razer Deathadder Chroma, it freezes for like a quarter of a second. I'm trying to do visual feedback of how quickly I press my mouse by changing the color of the leds, ...
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VMware player shared folders on Linux host

I haven't been able to find any shared folder settings on my VMWare Workstation 12 player (non-commercial use only). I tried searching all the documentation online, and it makes so many references to ...
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How to control scroll bar behavior in Cinnamon?

I'm running a Debian 8 machine. I believe its running Cinnamon as the window manager: $ wmctrl -m Name: Mutter (Muffin) Class: N/A PID: N/A Window manager's "showing the desktop" mode: N/A When a ...
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Install a windows VM on my CentOS server

I have a dedicated server with a centOS installed. I need a windows environment. I just thought if it would be possible to install a Windows virtual machine and use remote desktop to connect to it. I ...
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Last background process ID ($!) not working in sudo bash command

Do shell variables work inside sudo executed commands? I'm trying to run, and later kill, a background process, as another user inside a script. However, I cannot capture the background process ID, ...
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How to install Debian package manager

I have a testing platform which has minimal Linux on it. It is so lightweight that it lacks all distribution-specific features. The goal is to install dpkg and apt-utils, which I did, by extracting ....
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How to disable bottom “show-on-drag” menu in Gnome?

I'm not quite sure what the menu is called, but when I drag my mouse against the bottom of the screen in Gnome (1:3.14+3), a new menu appears. I do this by accident a lot and find it very annoying. ...
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vsftpd on raspberry pi doesn't chroot users

I'm attempting to run an FTP server on a raspberry pi, and after a lot of struggle I finally made it work, however for some reason the server doesn't place users into a chroot jail, and everyone can ...
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What does “Current message level: 0x00000033 (51)” mean?

There is a similar question here What is the "Current message level"? Reference linked in the answer there doesn't mention this 0x00000033 (51) value. Here is the complete output of ...
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rsyslog logs into the wrong file

I'm trying to log events from my router on my Raspberry Pi using rsyslog. Everything works fine: the logs are logged on the Pi, but in the wrong file. Everything is logged in /var/log/syslog instead ...
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What is wrong with this Terminal command? (fusermount -u /directory)

What is wrong with this Terminal command? (fusermount -u /directory) I am trying to unmount an encfs folder but I get this error message: entry for /directory../ not found in /etc/mtab Why and how ...
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How to use separate proxy settings for incognito mode under Linux?

According to this reported issue Chromium supports separate proxy settings for incognito. However, when I try to edit the proxy settings, I get a page that says this: When running Chromium under a ...
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What do I need to look at to when getting a wifi adaptor to get my ubuntu desktop on wifi? [migrated]

I have a ubuntu desktop that has always connected to the network via ethernet. It's simple - eth0 is there in ifconfig, I run dhclient eth0, and I'm good to go. It's been this way for ages. Due to ...
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Not able to ssh RHEL linux host

I'm trying to ssh to one of the linux host but not able to do it. It shows operation timed out. ssh: connect to host ****.****.****.**** port 22: Operation timed out I tried to do ping also, It ...
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Should I reformat from MBR to GPT?

I bought a Lenovo Y700 with FreeDOS on a 1 GB partition with 932 GB of unallocated space on the second partition. I wanted to be able to boot 3 systems on it - Windows 7/10, Debian/Xubuntu and ...
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OpenVPN multiple IPv4

I have got OpenVPN running & listening on all IPs on port 1194: # netstat -tunlp | grep 1194 udp 0 0 0.0.0.0:1194 0.0.0.0:* 1629/openvpn But I ...
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How to kill a daemon in Linux?

Note: Before you mark this question as duplicate, please note that I've tried all the solutions that I could get online, but still I'm unable to resolve the problem. I ran daemon through the ...
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WiFi hard-blocked on GNOME

Every once in a while I try out a new linux distro. And the same problem occurs over and over again when I install a distribution using GNOME: my Wifi is hard-blocked. I try unblocking it with rfkill, ...