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Matching () with a Unix/Linux regex

I have a couple files with the name (a).1 (a).2 ... (a).100 Since a lot of processing tools don't really like ( and ) in the filename I thought it best to rename them to a different name. I googled ...
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Backing up linux server on ntfs harddrive

I'm looking for a way to backup my debian server. For the data partition I have a solution using rsync, the backup goes to an encrypted ntfs-drive. NTFS because I often take the drive with me to watch ...
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Rsync - resending all files, because files have different timestamp (off by 1 second!)

I am using rsync to backup files from my Mac laptop to a usb drive on my Windows laptop. The usb drive is shared within my home network, and mounted on my Mac. I noticed a weird problem when rsync ...
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How does one make a computer be able to boot into more than one encrypted Linux OS?

I installed Fedora yesterday. I had it do an encrypted LVM for the OS and it installed /boot on an unencrypted partition. Next, I installed Mint and Debian each with their own encrypted LVM ...
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How do I fix McAfee for Linux Error: “vsel-installer: No supported build for your platform”?

How do I fix this McAfee for Linux error "vsel-installer: No supported build for your platform"? I can't install McAfee VirusScan for Linux (McAfeeVSEForLinux-2.0.2.29099.zip) on the latest ...
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What was the SquashFS compression method?

I've got some SquashFS files, and I'd like to know how they were compressed so that I can have a rough idea of how they would perform when mounted. The only binaries provided by the squashfs-tools ...
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How to set a time length of ssh and redirect the error message

I have a hostlist and there are several hosts. I want to use ssh to connect to them. I want to see whether the host is available or not by the time length of ssh takes. If it take long than 5s (which ...
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How do I use an Ext4 partition from Windows with correct file permissions for Linux?

I use Windows 7 and ext2fsd to access a data partition which uses ext4 as mentioned here, here and here. I can read and write from Windows. When I boot into Linux, it is able to read the files but ...
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ssh connection error “Permission denied (publickey)”

So I have been trying to build ssh connections between google cluster container containing 1 master node and 2 worker nodes. I have used ssh-keygen to generate key pairs for all three nodes, send the ...
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Sharing Internet connection from a Linux VM to Windows

I'm looking for a way to share Internet connection from a Linux operation system like Ubuntu or Kali to Windows 8.1. what i'm trying to achieve is to use one of these open-source based WAN ...
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upgrade chroot version on centOS 5?

How do I upgrade chroot release on my centos 5 server? I want to install a service that uses a new capability available in later versions (--userspec) of chroot and I can't find any documentation of ...
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Android ADB Shell sendevent Not Working

I want to simulate pressing the power button on a rooted Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 GT-P5100 running Android 4.0.4 using the ADB shell. To do this I changed the relevant permissions using: adb shell su ...
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Downloading images via wget

When downloading an image with wget using wget link I get the following errors: HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Moved Temporarily Location: [following] --2015-05-24 14:47:46-- ...
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Arch Linux chroot cannot mount sysfs

I am running in a chroot with Arch Linux. It is good. I can start it and also did pacman -Syu. My problem is, I cannot do any pacman activities. It says I should do pacman-db-upgrade, but pacman is ...
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GitLab.com times out on Linux

I'm currently using Linux Mint 17 on my laptop and I'm almost unable to work with GitLab. The issue is pretty weird: GitLab.com times out every time I want to save my profile info GitLab.com times ...
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Enable Fn-Brightness Buttons Ubuntu

I am trying to get the Fn+5 and Fn+6 buttons to work on my ASUS laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. I have tried adding all of the following to /etc/default/grub without success: ...
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Installing Hadoop on Linux

I just edited this question based on an experienced user's advice. My question is, how do I install Hadoop on Linux Ubuntu 3.13.0-53-generic (Koding)? I have tried multiple tutorials (example is the ...
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System Monitor Says 4 CPUs but Specs say 2 CPUs [duplicate]

I am running Linux Mint 17 on my Laptop. Through the System Info GUI program, I found that the processor is Inter Core i3-2328M. When checking the System Monitor GUI program, it shows four CPUs ...
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point multiple ip address to hosting

I have centos server, earlier it had 1 ip [ a.b.c.d ] (external ip , eg., 141.101.114.59). Now, I bought 2 additional ip [b.c.d.e , f.g.h.i] (external ip , e.g, 190.93.244.58 , 130.93.245.8 ). I have ...
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I am trying to install Linux Ubuntu on my PC and I get unknown chipset errors

I'm trying to install Linux Ubuntu from a DVD. However, I'm getting the following errors... Click for full size How can I just install Ubuntu on my PC? I don't understand why this is so difficult.
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KDE 4.14.2 - American holidays in Digital Clock no matter what

I'm experiencing an issue where no matter what I setup in Digital Clock's configuration, clicking on the clock shows a calendar with American holidays. From what I understand this is identical to ...
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Difference between a live cd/usb and bootable cd/usb

What is the difference between a live cd/usb and bootable cd/usb? Most of the times when I have a live cd (in general of Linux distributions), I have the option of installing from it as well.
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Open eclipse with a linux user that doesn't have graphical environment (created from console)

I created an user from console in my Ubuntu Destkop 14.04 LTS, doing this: sudo addgroup hadoop sudo adduser --ingroup hadoop hduser I used that user for doing all sort of stuff, because i'm using ...
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Interacting with VirtualBox using phpVirtualBox

I have VirtualBox up and running on my Linux machine. I've installed Apache and PHP, and have http://sourceforge.net/projects/phpvirtualbox/ up and running. I created a new virtual machine using ...
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Starting script in screen with cron

I apologise if this has been asked before but I am not sure how to question a search query for this. I am extremely new to linux and I have been learning as I go to solve issues. I am trying to set ...
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How to resolve dependencies while installing application on linux (CentOS 7.1)

When I tried install deluge on my CentOS 7.1 I was facing dependecy problems due to some el6 which are not meant for CentOS 7.1. So, I found this page: ...
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How to install exe versions of linux utilities on windows? [duplicate]

I am aware that we can get .exe versions of many linux utilities. I happen to have wget.exe, curl.exe and busybox.exe. But how can I install them so that instead of typing C:\Users\Rahul>cd ...
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PSCP Cannot create file error. How to fix.? [on hold]

I am trying to download backup file of my server from Unix CentOs machine to Local Windows. I tried PSCP with port number. But got some error. Please tell me how to fix it. pscp -P XXXX ...
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Can't use Portable Hard Drive formatted under linux with Windows

I hope you can help me, I have this two 2.5" hard drives (250 and 500GB, respectively) that I put inside Acteck USB 2.0 drive cases and formatted them under linux, creating a new GPT partition table ...
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How to get RUFUSLDR to load from Grub2 on USB

Well last week i came across a few issues with my old Acer One notebook and so i would like to install Windows XP on it. Current Tools and Software at my disposal are: 64Gb PNY USB Flash Drive Kali ...
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How to set cursor to after last character in vim?

Why can't I insert at the end of a line in vim if there's no whitespace at the end? Let's take for example my SSH config file: I try to use $, l, e, but I can't seem to get to the end of the word. ...
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Error when installing pip for python2.7

I have installed python2.7 on Linux and I want to install pip under /path/to/python2.7.9/bin. So I did this: > cd /path/to/setuptools-16.0 > /path/to/python2.7.9/bin/python setup.py install ...
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Is there any adsl2+ modem with router capability for which traffic routing from one lan port to another can be forbidden [on hold]

Is there any adsl2+ modem with router capability for which traffic routing from one lan port to another can be forbidden for all ports without use of non firm firmware(such as openwrt for D-Link ...
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Best way to increment numbers in one line in Linux

I have one line with lot of entries among which is also time. ('DEFAULT',17,NULL,'2014-07-14 10:30:00','Something','2014-07-14 06:30:00',1),('DEFAULT',26,NULL,'2014-07-14 ...
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Telnet: How do I un-escape?

I know that when connected via Telnet, I can hit Ctrl+] to escape. This brings me to the telnet command line interface. How do I get back to my telnet session? I occasionally hit Ctrl+] by accident ...
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How can I optimize linux for encoding lots of video or a set of the same cpu intensive tasks?

I have a set of 4-5 machines which almost exclusively encode video all day, and sometimes all night too. I've searched many times to find ways to optimize them for this purpose, but not had any ...
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Samba ports still closed even with iptables rules flushed and disabled

I’m trying to install Samba on a server running CentOS 6 with WHM/cPanel, and I’m having some trouble with ports. This is a brand new system as of yesterday, and I haven’t yet started locking down ...
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hp probook g1 WIFI not working in Kali

I have installed Kali linux on my hp probook g1 but I have a problem in wifi while its working correctly on windows any body can help ? thanx in advance
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Can't Log in to azure VM running Linux from OS X

I´ve been trying to log in to a VM running Ubuntu in Azure from OS X through SSH verification. But when I try to connect to the virtual machine I get a Permission denied (publickey) error. To create ...
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User space application for CIFS

I need to mount my windows share on linux machine which does not have CIFS kernel module. Is there any user space application available equivalent to CIFS kernel module? Or is there simply anyway I ...
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module unload vs module load

I am working with modules and would like to print thingA if the module is loaded, but print thingB if the module is unloaded. Right now, if I have puts "thingA", it gets printed whether the module is ...
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Why can't “sudo cp” find the files?

Who can give me a logical explanation to this issue: I can not run this command: sudo cp /data/*20150522* /backup/ cp: cannot stat `/data/*20150522*': No such file or directory And when i switch ...
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Simplest way to setup my own remote private git server

First of all, I've read all the git-server-setup documents on the internet, but still, there is one thing missing -- I want to setup a simple GIT server in (Ubuntu) Virtual Machine for myself, not for ...
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Persistent USB Kali Linux Standart User

Is there a way to add standart users in Kali USB? I'm getting this in the console: useradd: existing lock file /etc/passwd.lock without a PID useradd: cannot lock /etc/passwd; try again ...
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how to download and install outdated linux-headers

I just watched the issue concerning how to add additional driver (module) into pre-compiled kernel; I tried to install the linux-headers but in the current repository I could find that all the ...
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How to install wxpython on centos 6.5 (with python 2.7)?

I've updated python on my centos to 2.7 and installed wxpython via: yum install python-wx Unfortunately python can't find the library and I get an error: ImportError: No module named wx Did I ...
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Is there a way to edit files on a Linux ext partition in Windows?

Many times one wants to edit files on a Linux ext partition from Windows. Is there a way to view and edit files in Linux partitions in Windows 7 or 8?
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Why do my nat iptables rules not work with marked packets?

System: debian squeeze, Linux server 2.6.32-5-amd64 #1 SMP Tue May 13 16:34:35 UTC 2014 x86_64 GNU/Linux, iptables v1.4.8 lsmod | grep iptable iptable_security 2176 0 iptable_mangle ...
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Signature not found in user keyring

I have encrypted /home/username and after some time I changed user password which leads to error on login ""signature not found in user keyring perhaps try the interactive 'ecryptfs-mount-private'". I ...
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How to use use PuTTY with RIDE Robot Framework

I use Run keyword of Selenium lib to run ssh command from RIDE as follows Run ssh root@ip Now my command starts with putty. When I use following from RIDE Run putty root@ip It says putty is ...