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Openbox Java GUI distorted

So, I have openbox on archlinux and oracle java 8 installed. However, when I try to run a Java program with GUI, the buttons are stretched vertically(or just distorted in general). Also, no text is ...
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How to format a FUSE volume?

If I have a FUSE filesystem driver installed (could be for NTFS, ODS-5, unixv7, etc.) and mount a blank file (created with, for example, dd if=/dev/zero of=blankfile count=2G), how is it expected to ...
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Does LXC have an equivalent to Dockerfile?

I'd like to build linux but it requires an envirnoment different from my host. I was going to use docker but realized that the audience using the code might prefer LXC. Does anyone know how to craft ...
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One way bridge between interfaces

I'm currently trying to set up my server to be based on containers to limit RAM and CPU usage for all programs. My problem is, that I would like to have all applications in different containers listen ...
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route all traffic from one user through vpn

I am trying to setup my linux computer so that all network from one user goes through my openvpn client, while everything else from all other users goes straight out to the internet. I know that this ...
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Using shell (bash) to determine key for value from file

I am scripting some application deployment and deploy promotion processes using bash (shell). These scripts are being written as a failsafe in case our CI platform ever fails again (as it has ...
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write a variable to a file on the end of a specific line

I want to add a variable to the end of a specific line in file file.txt. My code so far: #!/bin/bash read -p "What is the path of the repo? > " input echo :$input >> file.txt I want ...
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Installing Linux onto eMMC

everyone. I'm new here, and somewhat a noob when it comes to Linux, but here's my situation. A friend had gotten an HP netbook (11-d020) with a 32GB eMMC. Even after getting a 32GB SD for additional ...
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Linux game server is unreasonably slow

I just set up an old MMO from 2002 or so (Astonia) on a 32-bit clean install of Ubuntu, as it was just brought to my attention that the game in open source and I figured, why not? When the server is ...
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Check that kernel supports aes-xts-plain64 cipher

After an update I can't access my encrypted disk. When trying to do so : sudo cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/sda8 Documents Failed to setup dm-crypt key mapping Check that kernel supports ...
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Need to run .jar file having .sh file on desktop for all PC's.

i'm running a .Jar file User Interface which include script from Desktop of PC by following code in netbeans. String[] pc1 = {"gnome-terminal","-e","/home/noman-i7/Desktop/connect/pc1.sh"}; my code ...
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Thunderbird uses Maildir of MH?

have configured thunderbird to work with IMAP. I pretend to use notmuch to search for my emails, but I need to know if thunderbird uses Maildir or MH mail format? If not, can I can convert thunderbird ...
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Unable to enter the home directory

Panel ISPmanager set up user domain_name. I want to add another user (dev_2), who is also involved in the development of the site. Gets the list of user groups for domain_name: root@server:~# groups ...
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nfqueue is full and I don't know how to flush it

I wrote a python script to handle some packets in a nfqueue but something went wrong, the queue got flooded with packets and now the script won't run because it can't open the queue. It says: ...
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linux load balancing between two “neighbors” on the same core

Linux scheduler uses sched domains and sched groups in order to achieve load balancing between the cpus of the computer. My computer has i-7 processor which have 4 hyper-threaded cores - which means ...
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Install Linux VM on Microsoft Hyper-V VM

I have a VPS with Windows Server 2012 and it's one of the multiple Micrsoft Hyper-V virtual machines that exists on the server. What I want to achieve: Install a virtual machine with Linux. I am ...
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process affinity to a cpu that was disabled and then was enabled back on

My question is related to sched_setaffinity system call. If a process cpu_allowed mask is set to only cpu_i , and than cpu_i is disabled (hotplug) and then enabled again - should the process be back ...
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Set resolution in vbox live iso guest

If I run live linux from iso as guest in virtualbox how can i set custom resolution since installing vbox guest additions makes no sense because it requires reboot to take effect which is not an ...
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Network Manager: username prompt

When connecting to a WPA Enterprise network in Windows, users usually get a username/password prompt (e.g. https://dirteam.com/legacy/sander/WindowsAuthPrompt_784A5337.jpg). On Linux, Network Manager ...
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Linux mint - Yellowish tint to the display

I am using Windows 10 and the screen display looks perfect. But I wanted to try few Linux OS. So when I tried Linux mint, white color looks like it has some yellowish tint. This didn't happen with ...
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How do I change the label of a raw device?

I would like to change the name of sda to Arch. How do I do that? I used e2label but it only works on filesystems and not on the raw disk. nishant@arch ~ % lsblk -o name,mountpoint,label,size,uuid ...
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QEMU with GPU pass through won't start

I'm running Ubuntu and trying to configure QEMU with a GPU pass through. I was following those guides: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-hOr44oBAI ...
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dd - how to extract a subsection of a file with 2 offsets?

I have a file that I want where the starting byte offset is 3020852 and the ending byte offset is 13973824. There's some variation of this command: dd ibs=X obs=Y skip=1 count=1 that I haven't got ...
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Have all newly created NetworkManager connections automatically connect to VPN

There's a setting in NetworkManager's UI 'Automatically connect to VPN when using this connection' that allows you to set a VPN connection that is automatically connected to when a particular ...
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Changing sh color in .bashrc

I'm trying to change the color of my shell which I connect to using Putty. When I type this export PS1='${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\[\033[01;32m\]\u@\h:\w\$ ' I get exactly what I want. ...
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git hub for version control for an entire directory

Code at bottom I am using a private repo on git hub as a version control between me and partner and I am having some difficulties in my approach. I have wrote a few bash scripts as a way of ...
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Can't access to trash?

Whenever I try to enter into Trash Bin in Nautilus when a file is in it, an error message will display: Sorry, could not display all the contents of trash:///: Operation not supported. Neither sudo or ...
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diff stop after first difference

I'd like to perform a diff on 2 files and have it cease at the first difference. I don't require that the command be done via diff, of course, but I do require that the actual command cease once the ...
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Visual bug in GDM for Arch Linux

Whenever I boot into GDM, I get this weird visual tearing of the elements on the screen. I'm able to actually log in (by pressing enter and typing in my password) but the visual elements in the login ...
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Kde custom resolution

Everything is just a tad too small on Kde plasma 5 on my 1080p laptop. Everything looks peefect when I force 1600x900 using xrandr but a logout removes this setting and kscreen does not give it as an ...
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apt-get install libphp-phpmailer not including class.phpmailer.php

I am installing PHPMailer on a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server. I ran the command apt-get install libphp-phpmailer. It installed the files under usr/share/doc/libphp-phpmailer as expected. However, it is ...
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How can I enable arbitrary users to edit files in '/opt' sub-tree?

I am user 'somebody'. I have a typical "Web blob" website ecosystem ( essentially an FS sub-tree starting at Apache's typical "htdocs" directory ). Its files are owned by 'root', and grouped to ...
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mysql wont start after moving it [on hold]

i moved my sql from /var/lib/mysql to /home/mysql and changed datadir in /etc/mysql/my.cnf and then tried to start the server and it gave me this error Note: im running Debian GNU/Linux 8 (jessie) ...
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CentOS 7 Terminal Timeout

This seems like this question should have already been answered, but I don't see any info on google or stackoverflow. I have a VNC server running on a CentOS 7 box where I do my development. Every ...
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An unexpected TLS packet was received setting up VSFTPD - Filezilla

I'm setting up an FTPS server under linux Ubuntu 14.04.01 i installed VSFTPD using apt-get install vsftpd then generated an openssl Key using: openssl req -x509 -nodes -days 730 -newkey rsa:2048 ...
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Linux SSD encryption with TPM

I have a ThinkPad Yoga with a TPM and I have installed a Crucial MX200 that supports Opal 2.0 encryption. I would like to know my best option for encryption in Linux. I would like to have a little ...
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External drive is extremely slow and freezing when saving files on it

I'm cloning repositories on my 5T external drive. It is extremely slow. It is not an SSD, but I feel that something is wrong somewhere. I created two partitions on it: 10k MB (~10 GB): ext4 the ...
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Linux: How does file modification time affect directory modification time and directory access time?

I would like to learn more about how file access time and file modification time related to directory access and modification times. I did read the "questions allowed here" but if there is a better ...
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Bumblebee In Linux not working (Nvidia 970M)

I'm new to Linux system here, I run Ubuntu 15.10, and have Bumblebeed and bumblebee installed. However, every time I try to run Optirum (e.g optirun firefox), this error comes up. [ 2137.822002] ...
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Node nohup process is killed on closing putty (but not on exit)

I am running my node server on a cluster by remotely connecting to the server using Putty windows interface. I am running my node process as nohup .. & so that it runs in background and does not ...
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How to connect two different OS machines using Ethernet cable for file transfer?

I have Linux Mint (Similar to Ubuntu). When we try to connect two Windows PCs through an Ethernet cable, we can directly transfer the files. But when we replace one machine with a Linux-based PC, it ...
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How to pipe output of active stream to other commands

I'm trying to pipe an active stream to another command (maybe a bash script), but it always wants to wait for the entire stream to finish before it processes the command. s.g. I can do this: tail ...
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Why does Windows not need a low latency or real time kernel

All Linux distros have problems with latency when audio recording , gaming ,etc. But the Windows kernel can be used for audio recording , gaming or anything without a delay. Why does Windows not need ...
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BIOS forcing windows 8.1, can't boot from USB to install Linux

I purchased this mini-pc, Kaser YF751A-W. The hardware is closed, and I see no screws, so I can't go unplugging drives, or changing any switches/jumpers. The manufacturer's website kasercorp.com ...
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Nautilus not working on sudo

I've got Trisquel 7 GNU/Linux distro, with GNOME 3.8.4. I'm finding impossible to create a folder in Nautilus, or drag and drop files into the Desktop, out of other options. I find this quite ...
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Shape recognition, cropping and rotation

I have a book where each page is a photographed picture (double sided). The next step is to clean up the images. Issue number one is that on quite a few pages the page is rotated a little bit right or ...
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Use Different Dropbox Account On Linux (Ubuntu)

I installed the Dropbox application / service on my Ubuntu (2015/v15.04) installation. I logged in at the time to one Dropbox account. I have another that I share, now. Ideally I could use both at ...
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Russian keyboard layout on French keyboard (debian 8.3)

I have laptop Lenovo Z51-70 with french keyboard (keys and their position, because french keyboard have little differ keys combination). To use correctly "classic" qwerty-english layout i use "mac ...
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How does dpkg know that a config file has been deleted?

I recently had an odd problem where I would install zsh (apt-get install zsh) but it would not install the config files - specifically /etc/zsh/zshenv and friends. Following some considerable time ...
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Can I setup my Linux PC to broadcast two different Wi-Fi networks using only one adapter?

I found that my OpenWrt enabled router can broadcast two Wi-Fi networks, one bridged to the WAN port and the other bridged to the LAN ports, both working. As is shown below: Screen snapshot of my ...