Linux refers to the family of Unix-like computer operating systems using the Linux kernel. If your question is about a certain distribution only, use a more specific tag.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
2 views

Usb device driver module getting killed while executing insmod?

While running "make" it is showing no warnings or errors.But when I am inserting the basic usb device driver module inside the running kernel, then I am getting a "killed" message. Here is my code: ...
0
votes
1answer
8 views

Cannot resolve host name on most applications, but ping and browser succeeded

I have a weird problem where my browsers and ping can successfully resolve hostnames as per normal, but most other applications (ssh, git, pip, and even yum) cannot resolve hostnames. What could be a ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid) is so slow at startup

My laptop is Dell Inspiron N4050 that its RAM was upgraded to 8 GB. I have dual boot OS (Win8 and Ubuntu). My laptop is so slow when booting from Ubuntu It takes about 2 minutes but Win8 will boot at ...
0
votes
0answers
3 views

Run qemu on separate tty (and X server?)

Is it possible to start a VM on a separate tty automatically, so I can switch between the host and guest through ctrl-alt-F{1,2}? I know I can start an X session manually, but I'd like to automate ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

disabling password dictionary checks while keeping minimum length check in linux

In RHEL 7, password policies are controlled by pwquality.conf and pam_pwquality.so. I want to disable dictionary checking but keeping the minimum password length to 8 characters. If I remove ...
0
votes
2answers
11 views

Emergency console with xen

On gandi or other providers, you can activate an emergency console to your VM. It binds a ssh channel to a temporary IP and port. I have my own server running on xen. I would like to implement an ...
1
vote
2answers
32 views

Fast way to download many small webpages?

I need to download lots of small pages as fast as possible. Average size for one page is 3kb. There are millions of pages. First, I tried curl but it was way too slow, probably because it was waiting ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Get max IO performance from the storage system

I am asked to measure the max IO supported by a PCI flash based storage system using FIO utility. I have also been asked to configure/fine tune the system so that I get max storage performance. My ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Setting default group permissions via SFTP

I am setting up a file server where users log in via SFTP. I want all users to have the same permissions to read and write any file. Since they all have different accounts with different passwords, i ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Replace highlighting characters with something else

I wish to replace color codes with something else. For example, running cal command i want to get some html tags instead of color codes: July 2015 Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 1 2 ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Installing a systemd service from an RPM?

I've been creating RPMS (using CMake's CPack) which install everything into /opt, and then the postinstall script copies the service definition files to /etc/systemd/system. I've toyed around with ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

recommend single source (book) explaining modern linux boot process for sysadmins [on hold]

If this isn't the right forum for my question, please point me to the right place. I'm an experienced Linux sysadmin. I'm very familiar with the older style boot process - MBR, grub, initrd - but I'm ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

/bin/bash -c stopping counting with date

/bin/bash -c not starting counting with date: /bin/bash -c "while true; do echo [`date +'%F%t%T%t%Z'`] Keep Alive; sleep 1; done" The output is: [2015-07-06 13:44:36 UTC] Keep Alive [2015-07-06 ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Booting a USB from the Grub command prompt

I have a USB drive that I know is bootable (tested it on a different PC), but because of an ancient BIOS, I am unable to set it as a boot device in the BIOS settings. The computer I am using has GRUB ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

create tunnel in order to access https via port 443

I have Windows machine that connected to Linux server 192.9.100.10 And Linux server has connectivity to the IBM blade center management GUI - 192.9.100.200 From my Windows machine I do not have ...
0
votes
2answers
45 views

How can i bypass/protect myself from ransomware like ctb-locker?

Recently while using my system for testing I got my machine infected with a malware, My system gets displayed with the following screen : While browsing internet with screenshot i found that its ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

windows and linux virtual machine software

I want to run some simulation software (with Oculus Rift support) on windows as the main OS, and have it talk to software that is built for Raspberry Pi / Arch Linux/Arch Linux ARM (but no windows ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

How to redirect, ignoring path in url.com/path/path

In dnsmasq.conf, I redirect any domain url to an IP. If I enter "url.com/path/path", I get redirected to "IP/path/path". How can I redirect to IP only ? // NB : If I manage to work it out, I guess ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

Service to restart (safely, then if that fails, forcefully) a few different processes on a schedule

I'm currently running a personal project that basically monitors a few things around the clock. One is a process that uses PhantomJS, and the other scans some other APIs, and sends emails if some ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

Downgrade SVN repository client

For some network speed reasons, I uploaded a .tar.gz copy of a checked out svn project on the server from a dev environment, but I ended with the version issues. The final server had lower version of ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

how to install freeCWMP in linux platform

i need compete detail to install FreeCWMP in Linux platform that has Openwrt.i am not getting from where to start only.so please if you share the detail step i can go through that
0
votes
1answer
17 views

From IpTables NAT/DNAT redirections, how to display a domain.com url in browser?

Status : - My machine : linux debian-based (cube-shaped), acting like a router - I redirect all incoming traffic to its router IP 2.20.200.1 Problem: However, the url/ip hit by the client (that ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

How to autorun a C# mono applications on Raspberry PI startup?

I've a Raspberry PI: Raspbian and I'm connecting to it through RDP or SSH. And I've 2 applications in C# and I run them through mono. One is WinForms (GUI app - cannot be launcher through SSH requires ...
-1
votes
0answers
10 views

current disk space status from multiple unix server [migrated]

I am trying to get the details of disk space from around 100 unix server. All servers required different credential to access. This is the script I have found. for i in <server list> do echo ...
1
vote
1answer
17 views

Custom command not working

In my Ubuntu I tried to create a custom command: I added a bash script named ns3 in /usr/bin #!/bin/bash cd ns3/ns3-allinone-3.19/ns-3.19 I made it executable chmod +x ns3 Still it doesn't ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

MediaWiki extension hiding in LibreOffice?

I always used LibreOffice to write my MediaWiki-articles and saved it as MediaWiki .txt-file to use it on our Wiki. Since I upgraded my PC, I have the new LibreOffice 4.4.2.2, where it appears the ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

linux translate-shell -play command not working

I am new to linux and just installed translate-shell on Ubunutu 14.04 distr. If I run a translation, for example 'trans -p hello', I get the following error: [Warning] No avaible audio player or ...
0
votes
2answers
20 views

NAT iptables : why wrong/empty destination in saved config?

Here is rules I put in iptables : $ iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -i wlan0 -p tcp --dport 80 -j DNAT --to-destination 19.11.11.1:80 $ iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -j MASQUERADE ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

samba shared folder and mounted disk

Technically I only want to setup a samba shared folder. Situation: With CentOS7 and samba I can successfully setup a shared folder but even if I change the create and directory mask, the read only ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

application that uses xforwarding fails unless I use xhost +localhost

I'm connected to a remote system over nomachine enterprise. We use an internal application that I believe is essentially xforwarded from another machine as I run it - it runs there, and outputs the ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Kali Linux update error

When I try to update my kali linux whit the command apt-get update I get 3 errors: Err http://http.kali.org/wheezy/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found Err http://http.kali.org/wheezy/contrib amd64 ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Why is my US English keyboard re-mapped to Swedish in MonoDevelop?

I am using Wine to run MonoDevelop and Unity in openSuSE and it works rather well. However, I have a snag where in MonoDevelop, my keyboard is mapped to use Swedish keyboard layout rather than my ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

How to display byte sizes with binary prefixes?

For as long as I can remember, Microsoft DOS and Windows have been displaying byte sizes with decimal prefixes, instead of binary prefixes. This has plagued at least two generations of computer users ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Linux on Mac with bootcamp already containing Windows

I have a MacBook pro retina. I have installed Windows using Bootcamp (no virtualization). Can I further use Bootcamp to also install Linux (Ubuntu)? Or, does the fact that my bootcamp hosts Windows ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

diagnosing random power failures and failures to POST

I have a laptop (Toshiba satellite C650), over the last year it has symptomatically been starting to display some rather peculiar failure behavior, some of the more peculiar behaviors follow: it ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Install GDrive on Seagate Central Linux

Is there a way to install Google Drive for MontaVista Linux 6? I have Seagate Central NAS and it does not have option to sync with GDrive through the standard interface. It has embedded Linux ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

OpenVPN starts from CLI but not using “service” or on boot

I've set up an OpenVPN server (loosely following this tutorial) I can start the service using sudo /etc/init.d/openvpn start but if I use sudo service openvpn start I get the following error: ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

How to copy music collection to Windows Phone 8 from Linux

So I recently received a Lumia 520. How can I install music from my existing collection to Windows Phone? Difficulty level: I don't have a Windows "host" for it. I've got Fedora Linux on my laptop. ...
1
vote
0answers
11 views

Asciio on Ubuntu, can't find export as .txt

I just downloaded Asciio to my workstation running Ubuntu 14.04. I created a pretty complex piece of ascii code in order to put as part of the documentation inside my code. I can save files and open ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Can not bypass MAC address filtering

I add a white list filter by mistake to my wifi modem router, so I want to change MAC address to that IP. I run this command: ifconfig wlan0 down ifconfig wlan0 hw ether xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx ifconfig ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Shell script for getting video fps

I'm trying using ffmpeg to get the fps of a video and save the value as a variable using this vid_fps=$(ffmpeg -i "$vid_file" 2>&1 | sed -n "s/.*, \(.*\) fp.*/\1/p") echo "$vid_fps" but ...
1
vote
1answer
13 views

connecting to host running ssh2 server using ssh client

I am trying to connect to a linux host( target_host) running sshd2 using a ssh client( client_host) ;While doing so I converted the pub key of client_host as ssh-keygen -e -f id_rsa.pub > ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

What is the difference between monitoring only one host and cloud?

With the cloud computingtechnology is used very extensively, I am very curious about what is is the difference between monitoring only one host and cloud. For example, I can use top or ps command in ...
0
votes
2answers
24 views

How can I put my CentOS on public IP so that I can access it WinSCP from home?

I have a centOS system at office and I want to access it from home via WinSCP. I have a static public IP at office. Please help!
0
votes
1answer
20 views

How do I export a lxc container?

Is it possible to export a lxc container to another machine? There are some tools like lxc-snap and lxc-clone will those help in exporting to another system? Can I copy paste the rootfs folder or is ...
2
votes
1answer
37 views

How to use a SmartTV as second screen over wifi?

If we would like to use a SmartTV as a second screen over wifi using Linux, how could we do it? Is there a way to do this? For my case I'm using a Samsung SmartTV and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with KDE 4. ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Removing nVidia driver from Fedora causes references to missing file nvidia-tls

I had installed the nVidia driver from rpmfusion-nonfree and it has been working fine for a long time(From fedora 18 I think). But now I wanted to switch to the opensource driver, so I removed the ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Debian server management GUI

I have to manage a number of Debian servers (one as the KVM host, and the others as virtual servers for File management, Infrastructure management - DNS, DHCP etc, and finally a Debian based ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Kali linux empty desktop

OK so after a long time struggling with the booting problem, I finally started the Linux. But the Desktop is empty. I don't see the bar at the top (Application Places terminal bar). I can only see ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

java -version not working in linux

I have untar the jdk on my Linux machine and I have set the environment variables ie ~/.bash_profile however if i give java -version on terminal I receive the below error. bash: ...