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Connect to a remote Linux (VMWare) VM using Windows 10

Well it seems like a very simple thing to do but i couldn't find anything online that simply explain how to do this: I have a Desktop PC running Windows 10 which i installed "VMWare Workstation" and ...
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binary not running on debian wheezy

I am compiling the following assembly program on debian wheezy, but it will not run giving me the error: -bash: ./power: cannot execute binary file Code .section data .section text .global _start ...
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Source by bashrc when I exit an ssh session

I've updated my bash profile on several of my servers so that when I ssh into them I can tell at a glance from the tabs what boxes I'm on. when I exit from an ssh session, the shell that initiated the ...
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Linux native GUI dashboard for monitoring

I'm searching for a monitoring dashboard. It could be separate project or part of monitoring suit. I have following requirements: open source native gui application (no web) native language (no ...
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How force the Client Bacula execute over a specific interface?

my first question here. I have the following backup below: Bacula 5.2 - Ubuntu Server 12 192.168.1.113 Oracle database - Oracle Linux 5.7 192.168.1.24 - eth0 - Used for ERP ...
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How can I use the terminal name for the ICA login in IGEL UMS?

I have several IGEL UD3 Linux thin clients, and I am using the IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS) to manage them. Right now, I have to define a separate profile for every terminal because each ...
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Linux: shutdown from GUI vs from terminal

Hello I'm new with Linux and could not figure out if shutting down computer from GUI is the same as from terminal with command: shutdown -P now P.S When shutting down, Does init process receive ...
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Why am I able to switch user only using hyphen?

If I try to switch the user using sudo su - kshitiz it works, and doesn't ask me for any password. But if I do sudo su kshitiz it asks me for that user's password. Why is this? I understand that ...
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How to pass nmap outout to a Python script

I have a list of server, and I want to nmap then pass to a Python parser (this) So normally I do this: nmap -sV -p- hostname -oN - | python nmaptocsv.py > hostname.txt Now I want to create a ...
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List all packages from a repository

I have been looking how to list all packages from a repository and I couldn't find it. For example, I add a repository (sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/icons) and I want to list all its packages ...
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How to get “my computer” icon on desktop in Kali Linux rolling edition 2016.1 & get access to the hard drives?

I tried dconf-editor through terminal, then I navigated to org/gnome/nautilus/desktop. I can't find any option to show/hide "my computer" icon. Could anyone tell me how can my queries be solved? ...
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IPv6 conflict on same network

My requirement is, i am trying create a graphical user interface for my embedded system for ipv6.So i have option for setting manual IPv6 address.My requirement is when i enter manual IPV6 address,i ...
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Linux: Compiz crashes after sending SIGTERM to Init proccess

I'm new with Linux and have this problem. I'm currently creating Init process for another user (which creates gnome-session process, and gnome creates compiz). Everything works okay unless I try to ...
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Pandoc has stack size error?

I am attempting to use pandoc to convert an HTML file to a MediaWiki format. I'm getting the following error. (It is a large file, so it wouldn't surprise me if this is the issue.) I have googled the ...
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iptables should block ssh, but port is still open

I am trying to get the port knocking service working on my raspberry pi. I have edited my iptables rules to block incoming traffic, but I can still ssh into the pi from my macbook. I should NOT be ...
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USB Drive that can disconnect itself

This is just an idea I'm trying to do, but I don't know where to start. Imagine having a USB Drive that you can connect it to selected PCs. If the USB drive ever get connected to any other device or ...
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How possible rebooting from Linux to Windows makes sound from headphones vanish?

I have Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit, dual booting with Linux Mint. The laptop is Asus X54C. The problem: Every time I reboot from Linux to Windows (Restart the computer while on Linux, and when GRUB ...
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Can't ssh to GCE instance after mounting /home

After creating a new instance (+ attached disk in /dev/sdb) and sshing to it via browser, i'm running: [root@instance-01 ~]# mkfs.ext4 -F /dev/sdb [root@instance-01 ~]# mkdir /media/disk ...
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Debian Scripting to remove the logging during apt-get install

I'm trying to remove the log that debian puts out after you apt-get install something Ign http://ftp.uk.debian.org jessie InRelease Hit http://ftp.uk.debian.org jessie-updates InRelease Get:1 ...
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How to make an USB connected, external Hard Drive (mechanical) to dual boot with Windows 10 Enterprise and Linux?

I have an USB 3 connected, 4Tb Segate Backup Plus Hard Disk. I want to create several partitions and dedicated two of them (≅126 Gb each), one for Windows 10 Enterprise (no home or pro), and other for ...
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Why does the output of `lsblk` and `df -h` seem to conflict?

I'm trying to create a directory /mnt/data that will be mounted on to /dev/mapper/centos-home, since that's the biggest partition. The output of lsblk looks like this: NAME MAJ:MIN RM ...
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What is the correct syntax to set Signal to noise (SNR) offset or target noise margin in ZyXel AMG1202 t10b

I tried to find CLI reference for my router (ZyXel AMG1202 t10b) but couldn't find it on their website (there is for older and newer models but not for this one) I already contacted their support but ...
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vim comment issue with GNU screen and solarized

I just installed solarized. I am using the Xresources and vim color file. All works fine when not inside GNU screen. When running vim from inside GNU screen, the comments look different - they are not ...
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Curl command to download a file over HTTPS

I need to download a particular file over https://file_path. Here is the curl command I use for that : curl --user user:password "https://file_path?raw" > location I wish to download the real ...
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How do I install the VirtualBox Shared Folders module (not all additions) in Linux

I can't install the entire VirtualBox Guest Additions package on my system because of some version conflicts. I managed to install the video driver separately, but now I need the shared folders ...
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Updating the kernel on a Linux Mint Live USB

I'm following this guide: https://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/1784 to update a Linux Mint ISO. Specifically, I'd like to update the kernel of this version of Mint to 4.4.8. For kernel ...
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Using a particular version of java in a specific directory

My current default version of Java is 7 (which, for now, can't be updated - I know it's reached EOL), but also have Java 8 installed. However, I have some third party jars (all contained in a ...
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Is there a Linux system command that can be called to change the arbitration scheme set for PCIe devices?

When probing our PCIe boards we see that everything in our system is set to a Fixed arbitration scheme. From my readings, this scheme is left up to the vendor (Which I'm assuming is our OS). I would ...
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only route certain addresses through PPTP VPN?

after the pptp is up, I found there is an entry in route table: default via 10.0.0.1 dev ppp5 default via 192.168.1.1 dev vlan2 metric 1 This directs all outgoing traffics through 10.0.0.1 which ...
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lightdm and desktop session control by command line

Using linux desktop systems (lightdm login manager, openbox, lxde or unity desktops), how can I enter and exit sessions (eg. log in from lightdm and log out from the desktop session) by command line, ...
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How to configure Raid10 for 3 disk using iginition in coreos

Disk: /dev/sda /dev/sdb /dev/md127 Link: https://coreos.com/ignition/docs/latest/examples.html#create-a-raid-enabled-data-volume This config will set up a RAID0 ext4 volume, data, between two ...
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Watch with awk command

How do you watch a command like? awk 'NR%2==0 {printf "%s %8.0f", $1, $5}' filename.txt Preceding this with "watch" gives this error: awk: cmd. line:1: fatal: cannot open file `{printf' for ...
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Hardsubs with ffmpeg

I use this ffmpeg command for embedding my subs to videos: ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -strict -2 -vf subtitles=file.srt output.mp4. And it does a good job. But the thing is the output has a huge delay at the ...
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Why does Fedora's dnf sort lines by length?

When I do a dnf search emacs, the output seems to be sorted by line length (see below). Why? [dhc-user@server1 timestudy]$ dnf search emacs Last metadata expiration check: 2 days, 8:25:38 ago on Sun ...
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having troubles booting yumi multiboot on my windows 10 pc with a sandisk ultra usb 3.0 flash drive

I have been trying to multi-boot Linux distros on my MSI WS60 Windows 10 pc with a new 64gb Ultra 3.0 SanDisk flash drive. I have tried to troubleshoot the fast boot with Windows 10 and format the ...
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Giving newuser root permissions after disabling the root

As stupid as I am a have disabled the root account before I gave my new user account permissions.. any Idea how I can enable the root user again or give my new user the root permission. Every time I ...
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Rsync (-aR) Create a destination subdirectory with same permissions as top folder in source directory?

I'm using rsync to grab some modules within a web platform. I am able to pull things ok, the -aR relative flag works fine, and the structure is correctly replicated into a subfolder called ...
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proper way to set IRCSERVER env environment variable?

the IRC BitchX guide says two conflicting things: earlier, when describe all the env vars: IRCSERVER - Server(s) separated by spaces to use, in the format irc.host.com:port[:password] Then ...
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Visual Studio Code is always on top in Linux

I've installed VS Code in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When using it, it always sits on top of other windows. Not only does it sit on top of other applications like the terminal, it also sits on top of its own ...
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Troubleshooting tips for SSH issue on proprietary software

I am having an issue establishing a channel with a piece of hardware that we purchased. I can SSH into the VXworks OS using both Putty (on Windows) and the Ubuntu's CLI, however, when I send commands ...
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What does a question mark after the file name mean using ls terminal command?

What does a question mark after the file name mean using ls terminal command? I am using a Mac running OS X Yosemite (v.10.10.5) When I do ls command at terminal, I get back a list of files (the same ...
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Map HostName To File On Apache

I have done this a million times on Windows, but never on Apache/Ubuntu. I have my portforwarding in the router set-up and I have my host name assigned. But when I type the hostname in Chrome I get ...
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Linux: Visualize Ping by changing Screen color

I'm looking for away to easily show (so no need to read any text) students if a repeating ping is successful or not. Years ago I had a tool on Windows changing its window color from red to green when ...
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No more space in root filesystem, how could I increase the size?

This is my filesystem : ~  df -h -x tmpfs -x devtmpfs Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/fedora-root 9.8G 7.6G 1.7G 83% / /dev/mapper/fedora-home 50G 27G ...
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Deleted a Windows folder using Linux command rmdir -rf foldername

I have a folder on a Windows 7 machine with contents in it and decided to delete it using Git Bash, namely with the command rmdir -rf foldername. According to this manual ...
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Sort GPT partitions in Linux with gdisk (command s)

I have tried to sort my partitions to change the order, but when I try to use s command of gdisk, this warning appears: You may need to edit /etc/fstab and/or your boot loader configuration! And it ...
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Send keyboard shortcuts to guest and not host after switching workspaces on Linux

I have several workspaces inside an XFCE (though this also happened with Cinnamon). Each workspace is used exclusively for a VM in fullscreeen mode. My problem is that whenever I switch to a different ...
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Group Alias in Linux

In Linux, especially Ubuntu and Arch, is there a way to add an alias to a group name? Specifically, I have a python script which checks for the group 'nogroup', which is called 'nobody' on Arch. I'd ...
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How to fix “Did not find mosh server startup message.” when connecting from OS X to Linux router?

I did install Mosh on (1) a Mac OS X 10.9.5 machine, (2) a Debian 8 VM, and (3) as Entware-ng package on a router that runs an embedded Linux. Mosh connection from Mac (1) to (2) Debian is ok. Mosh ...
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How bad is it to swap a hard-drive back and forth a few times?

I am currently running Fedora 19 on an SSD in my Lenovo x131e, and I am considering changing over to Mint (not dual booting). I am in the middle of doing a PhD, so I have a lot of stuff on the drive ...