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No path, or command history through SSH when logged in to server as someone other than root

When I SSH into a server, as anything other than root, it only shows a $ and not the path. It also won't allow me to press the up key and see the command history when I don't SSH in as root. How do I ...
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Creating a php file inside the var/www folder

I am following this tutorial. On Step 6 I have to do this: Create insert.php in File System -> var -> www (Ubuntu OS) I am in the file system but I don't see a www folder. What do I do? This ...
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Two Vagrant VMs caused network issues

It seems that when I make a new virtual machine, my private networks are not reachable from the host. I assigned different IP addresses to both, and included them in my /etc/hosts file, however I'm ...
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Ubuntu as a separate OS v/s Wubi

Due to some hardware problem, I am unable to use both my DVD drive and the bootable USB stick to install Ubuntu as a separate OS alongside Windows 7. I came across WUBI. I was wondering if there would ...
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How can I create a shell script shortcut?

I'm using Debian and there's a user who has a script called start.sh. I want the user to be able to call the script by typing application ... instead of ./start.sh ... I've been playing with symbolic ...
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Very high write latency with Intel 530 180GB SSD and Ubuntu Server 15.04

I just put together a new "server" with an Intel NUC5i5MYHE, an Intel 530-series 180GB m.2 SSD, and 16GB RAM. I am having a rather severe problem with writes to the SSD having very high latency. The ...
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Can the kinect 2 be used in linux?

I know there are open source implementations available to program Kinect version 1 applications in linux, can Kinect version 2 be used in these as well. or are there any other methods to use kinect v2 ...
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How to install Windows 8 after Linux with UEFI

I have an Asus Zenbook UX32LN with Linux Mint installed on the whole 256GB SSD. How do I install Windows 8 alongside Linux ? The first step is of course to make a new big-enough partition for Windows ...
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Backup remote Linux from Windows. Recognize symbolic links

I'm trying to backup a Linux Server from a Windows 7 Laptop. The Problem I'm facing is that backup solutions for Windows do not recognize Linux symbolic links. The backup clients just follow the ...
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Launching programs with GUI without display manager

I've heard that there is a way launching programs with graphical interface without display manager - straight from terminal. Is this for real and if so, how can I do that?
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Run Java code in Linux Server [on hold]

I have developed a code in JAVA in windows with eclipse. I need this code to run in a regular basis(to be added in cron). I don't see Java installed in my server to run this code. Where could i start ...
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du command not displaying correctly

I've been trying to get PHP to list the size of a directory for a while now. I can't seem to get it to work. I've tried a few other solutions and the only thing that works -somewhat- is the du ...
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What is the default timezone in a typical Linux (if any)?

I am administering a CentOS 6 Linux OS. I want to remove all explicit timezone information where such information may cause anything but UTC timezone for the system. This is because it is a template ...
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Switch default sound card, while both use the same driver

I have problems with sound on my Linux Mint 17.1. It generally works, but gets interrupted by scratchy noise most of the time. I followed some tutorials and here is what I found out: $ sudo aplay -l ...
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Link-local (zeroconf) networking with multiple hosts/interfaces

I have a machine (hostname foo) with two wired network interfaces, eth0 and eth1. When I connect another host bar to one of them (eth0), I can see in either one's NetworkManager that it's using ...
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Unable to login to Openvas

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed OpenVas from Mohammed Razavi's ppa. I have added the ppa by apt-add command, and followed the instructions described on page. Now, when I try to login using ...
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Open MPI: max processes on a single node

I am using openMPI (ver 1.6.2) on a CentOS 6.6 cluster. I am trying to find ways to increase no. of processes on a single node using OpenMPI. Each node on my cluster has 20 cores. I trying with a ...
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how to install .tar.xz file in ubuntu

i am new in linux. i downloaded a vlc .tar.xz file. then searched Internet how to install .tar.xz. But unable to install. The command i written and result got given below.. ...
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PCMCIA card under linux

Is it possible to use STLAB 10/100 PCMCIA LAN card under linux? From linux live CD?
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GNU Screen equivalent for X11 aplications [duplicate]

What is the X11 equivalent of GNU Screen for X11 applications? I know there is VNC, possibly RDP and other candidates, but last week when tuning up my VNC config I've stumbled upon a project, that was ...
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How to properly unmount AUFS filesystem used as root filesystem

I have an embedded system that has an (always) read-only root filesystem with a writeable filesystem overlayed on top of it. However, I'm having problems on system shutdown unmounting or remounting it ...
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Slow SMTP connections to Google memory overload ( Controlling Exim timeouts)

Our organization has several servers that generate and send out lots of emails (we're not spammers, it's legit email to users who have asked for it). Exim on these machines is configured to only try ...
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How to set up an OpenVPN Access Server inside of NetworkManager for GNOME?

I have an OpenVPN server running on a VPS I rent out from Atlanta. It is running CentOS 7 and is using the latest version of the OpenVPN Access Server software. I want to set up my VPN inside of the ...
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How to increase delay of ssh root access every time login fails

Is there a way in Linux to delay, for example double the delay time, of the ssh root access every time an ssh root login fails from a given IP and them let the delay expire after X minutes of no login ...
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Why can't I detach a mirrored device if enough replicas are available?

man zpool states that zpool detach Detaches device from a mirror. The operation is refused if there are no other valid replicas of the data. If device may be re-added to the pool later on then ...
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SSH broken pipe kills foreground process

I have 2 hosts that I can connect them through SSH. In one host, after a while, I get the error Write Failed: broken pipe. In the other host, I don't get this error. I don't understand why in one ...
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What should I use for an encrypted directory on Debian? [on hold]

Up to this point I have used ecryptfs, but I'm setting up a new system and have recently read some articles and forum posts saying that ecryptfs is not very good and should not be used. I'm wondering ...
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ping error two nic cards in linux pc

The problem I'm having is two NIC in my RHEL 6 server with different IP-addresses. PC1 eth0 - 10.10.0.1 eth1 - 192.168.1.1 The other computer is setup the same way. PC2 eth0 - 10.10.0.2 ...
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What is the equivalent of Port Forwarding command in Mac Os x Yosemite

ifconfig eth0:0 192.168.1.215 netmask 255.255.255.0 /sbin/iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -o eth0 -j MASQUERADE /sbin/iptables -A FORWARD -t filter -i eth0-m state --state ESTABLISHED,RELATED -j ACCEPT ...
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Unable to connect to OpenVPN outside LAN

I've setup OpenVPN behind a router, and port forwarded 1194. The VPN is using the subnet 10.3.15.0/24 and has 192.168.1.14 on the LAN. It works when I'm connecting locally, or from my home network ...
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home folder empty after schroot remove

I was trying to backup and refresh my root server. (Update everything, delete unused files etc.) I uninstalled schroot because i thought i don't use it anyway. Afterwards i started the backup ...
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Wpa_supplicant conf file with PFX files in EAP-TLS mode

While connecting to AP our station having supplicant_conf file in the following format ctrl_interface=/var/run/wpa_supplicant network={ ssid="AP-AES-EAP" key_mgmt=WPA-EAP eap=TLS identity="xxxxx" ...
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ssh and scp works but not WinSCP

I have a ubuntu server with 3 user accounts (root, user1, user2). user1 has access via WinSCP, scp and ssh. No problems here. Then I've created another user2 but with this user I can't access the ...
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NFS activity locks desktop during any user initiated file activity

This is a funny little issue that has been happening for a while and I have learnt to work around but would prefer to resolve completely. My desktop PC is running linux mint 17.1 cinnamon. Core I5, ...
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How to triple boot Windows, Mac, and Linux without EFI/UEFI?

I need to have an option to select one of three OSes to boot to from all three installed on a single 1 TB hard drive. The three options are: Windows 8, Hackintosh Snow Leopard, and Ubuntu 14. I need ...
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Converting an ELF executable (Linux) into a PE.exe (Windows)

I am a newbie when it comes to using machine code files!!! I need to use a machine code executable obtained as ELF (Linux) into an exe file for Windows. I have tried 'objconv' but, though the format ...
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RHEL reboot takes 26 hours [on hold]

I am working as a developer in a website development firm. We have many servers and each one is attached to the load balancer. Yesterday (Apr 19), one of our Linux proxy server's CPU load were ...
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Install Sailfish OS on Lenovo Yoga 13

I have two SSDs in my Lenovo Yoga 13 and would like to install Sailfish OS by Jollaon the second SSD next to Windows 8.1. Is there an x86 installer image?
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wpa_supplicant - detecting that my password is incorrect?

If I specify the wrong password for an SSID is there anyway to detect this is the issue when switching to a network? E.g. here I add a network but deliberately specify the wrong password. If I check ...
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No audio from the standard Jack ports

I've recently had network issues with desktop PC so I had to open it up to do some troubleshooting (then I found out that the WiFi card was dead). Since I put everything back together, I haven't been ...
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Is it possible to run Adobe After Effects (CS6 or later versions) under Wine?

I have been unsuccessful trying to install Adobe After Effects on Linux using Wine. If someone has done this successfully, could you share what steps are required beyond a "simple" installation in ...
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Telnet : How to get [user@hostname userFolder]$

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 LTS and i have successfully configured a telnet server. When i logging into telnet server i always get the path(int the terminal) as username@hostname:~/Folder_Name$ I ...
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How can two applications read from the same (digital) sound input in Linux/ALSA?

I have a sound card with an AES/EBU input port that I want to access with two applications simultaneously. I want to record the input to a linear WAV file in real-time while also streaming it through ...
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To increase payload size of libmicrohttpd library

I was assigned a work to create a server daemon for background processing which performs some checks and encryption of data received over http post method. I have to receive the payload of 5MB of ...
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PHP server permissisons for files and directories granted, but still not allowed

I have php code on Codeanywhere where I'm simply trying to create a file on the server but yet gets the following error : "Warning: fopen(file.txt): failed to open stream: Permission denied in ...
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Sub-domains keeps redirecting me to Main web-site

I have just upgraded my version of LAMP Environment. Rest all the things are working fine but with Sub-domains i have a challenge. I have a Main website abc.biz and 5 to 6 sub-domains with it as ...
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Realtek PCI network card not functioning on Linux

I have two Realtek Ethernet devices on my Linux (CentOS) machine. The onboard interface is detected but the other one is not. In the below lspci output first one is working. [root@compute ~]# lspci | ...
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Bridging Firewall to Public Wifi

My building offers wifi to its residents. It is not managed by IT professionals. I would like to use this internet source some of the time, but would like to be protected from machines on that ...
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Centos 7 detecting only 3 GB of RAM

Centos 7 is detecting only less than 3GB of RAM instead of 4 [root@compute ~]# free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 2913 425 ...
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The best technique to copy files faster [on hold]

As usual I need to do backups everyday , rsync is the best option I have at the moment to transfer from a GRAid to a local storage ( minisas from a raid5 storage to raid0 local drive ) . Wondering if ...