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Do Vim Controls Outside Vim Exist?

I've been using Vim, in addition to the add-on called Vimium for Chrome on Linux Mint. I find it very enjoyable and productive to scroll pages with hjkl and search with /. Unfortunately, this ...
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Default eth0 Configuration File in Ubuntu.?

In redhat, eth0 configuration files are available under /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0. But in my ubuntu 14.04 i have not found any default configuration file for eth0. I google it and ...
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Copy of mouse cursor stuck on source screen when moving between screens (OpenBox, Ubuntu)

I have a dual monitor setup on Ubuntu 14.04 with OpenBox. The two monitors are identical and set up one beside the other using the following command in my autostart script: xrandr --output HDMI-1 ...
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How to create an ISO image that is mountable with Windows?

I have a directory of 1 TB with thousands of small files on ext3 filesystem. Now I want to put it all in an ISO image and send it to Windows with NTFS filesystem. I wonder whether I will be able to ...
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Unable to install Linux header for current kernel with pacman

I have installed kernel version 3.16.1-1 but i am unable to install the linux headers, as pacman attempts to install the latest version. How do i install the right kernel headers? I am using a UDOO ...
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How can I read out the value of internal counter inside ipset

I know there is an option named "counters" when creating a ipset. However, I want to know how to read the value of the counters out, so as to know how many packets or how much data has been forwarded ...
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awk command to get split details

I need to paas current date to linux command which will give me output for 1. quarter number (1,2,3 or 4) I have two queries date +"%Yq$(expr $(expr $(date -d '-1 month' +%m) - 1) / 3 + 1)" ...
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How to run the Linux kernel on Intel Software Development Emulator SDE?

Intel SDE emulates very recent CPU features that I would like to try out without having the hardware. Is it possible to boot a Linux kernel on it, so that I can test an application running inside the ...
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xrandr randomly lists providers

following this question, configure gnome3 with 2 graphic cards and 3 monitors , I was able to configure a three monitor setup with two graphic cards. unfortunately xrandr does not list all providers ...
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When I boot a USB in UEFI mode, it just boots windows instead. Legacy mode works fine

I've been trying to get a dualboot setup of Windows (8.1 when I started, now 10) and Ubuntu for a while now. When I install in legacy mode, I cannot get the grubloader to appear. I can look at my ...
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How do you mount an external drive as different user on linux?

Say I'm logged in as user 'rabbit'. Is there a way to mount external hdd as user 'kingcrab'? I tried chown -R kingcrab:kingcrab /media/drive/ but the command doesn't stick. Owner of /media/drive ...
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Installation of Asus Xonar D2x sound card drivers on opensuse 13.2 gnome

I'm running a vmware session of opensuse 13.2 gnome on Windows 8.1, which will soon be windows 10; at least until I get this problem fixed. I've successfully install vmware-tools (the closed source ...
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Centos7 can't connect ot Internet but IP & ssh from local works

[if this is too long you can read from the bottom] Hello previously i have this Centos7 and it worked fine with the internet connection with static IP. The problem started when i installed GUI, ...
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One side TCP ESTABLISHED connection

On the Server 10.10.3.171 I use netstat to find clients : $ netstat -ant | grep 24225 | grep 10.10.3.169 tcp 0 0 10.10.3.171:24225 10.10.3.169:58591 ESTABLISHED tcp 0 ...
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Should I run arch linux through bootcamp?

Just a question, I love macs, I love arch linux, is it possible to arch through bootcamp on the el capitan beta?
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Fedora 22 - Cant Access Gnome-Lock Screen

I recently installed Fedora 22 and Im using GNOME v3.16.2. I am new to Fedora, but moderately experienced with Linux. I can not figure out how to lock my screen with a keyboard shortcut. I have ...
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Per-application window scaling in Xorg for high dpi display

I am running Gnome Shell with a 4k monitor and there are a few applications that I use that don't scale at all with the high resolution. Is there any way to scale a specific Xorg window without ...
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Why am I encountering 'Error decoding stream footer' when decompressing using `pixz`?

I compressed a file using tar -pcv input_dir | pixz 8 -p8 > output.tar.xz. When I try to decompress or list the files using pixz -d and pixz -l i encounter the error Error decoding stream footer. ...
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Faster du/stat alternative for directories

I have several very big directories and i want to know their estimated size. I use for this purpose mostly du, but it takes for each folder about 3 minutes, so i'm asking if there is an alternative to ...
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How would remove directory using bash script?

I have a bash script which I want to delete 5 days old directory. The script is: find /usr/backup/mysql/$date -type d -mtime +5 -exec rm -rf {} \; Directory name as like: 01-Aug-2015 This is not ...
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Why does setting an alias overwrite a executable link?

I'm curious, why does adding an entry to .bashrc cause a link to be overwritten? For example, on a testing machine, I installed Java with apt-get install openjdk-7-jre and then played round with ...
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Fedora - writing data to USB drive

How does fedora write files to USB drive? Every time (I'm using Fedora 22) I write files to USB drive, it seems to be writing the files, but when I eject the drive, it warns me not to remove the drive ...
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Firefox crashing on Kubuntu (Linux Ubuntu) Half a dozen times a day on closing application

My firefox application crashes on closing half a dozen times a day. I'm running Kubuntu 14.04.2 (Linux) Firefox 39.0 I tried changing Firefox settings to suppress the reports but to no avail. Hope ...
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No Samsung SSD found

when I use this command samsung_magician_dc-v1.0_rtm_p2/64bin $ sudo ./magician -L it tells me "No samsung SSD found".What shall I do? I run ubuntu 14.04 and i got this on using sudo ./magician ...
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How to download list of files and rename them incrementally using wget?

I have a list which contains imgur links, I want to download the links from it and auto rename them with wget. For example, these are the links in the list: http://i.imgur.com/YSLB7eh.jpg ...
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Routing Traffic to IPSec

I set up an IPSec/L2TP connection. It operates in transport mode and the server acts as a gateway to the network behind the server. You can see my configuration here. I think I have a routing problem ...
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Unable to install grub on Fedora

I am unable to install grub on Fedora. I ran following commands, # fallocate -l 1G archlinux.raw # fdisk archlinux.raw <<< ' $ > o $ > n $ > p $ > 1 $ > $ > $ > a $ ...
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Cannot locate running X server

I'm trying to run an X application over PuTTy from a Windows machine with Xming. The X server machine is Debian 8.1 and headless. I'm attempting to debug a separate issue with another application, but ...
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A-GPS location from mobile internet stick

I have Huawei E1550 connected to my RaspberryPi with Arch-Linux mounted in my car working with german vodafone. I wonder if I can get the A-GPS location from that internet-stick. In times without ...
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Restore procedure to create Linux machine

I get the following files (that was backup from some Linux machine ) swap.label sda-partition-info.sfdisk sda.mbr sda1.fsa sda2.fsa sda3.fsa sda.labels sda7.fsa sda5.fsa can some one ...
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How to install Skype on Fedora 22 64 bits

I have searched hour for posts about this subject and have found many posts about possible solutions but have yet failed to manage to install skype on Fedora 22 with a 64 bits machine Post like this ...
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Setting up quarantine environment on Linux or Mac

How can I setup an quarantine environment so that I can test my codes or programs which can fork any number of times? I was trying this on Mac and if I have a fork in a while loop which is not ...
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Most efficient way to proxy a port from one host to a port on another

I have a host with one IP address which is using port 443 (HTTPS) with one certificate. I want to run a second app on this IP address using a different certificate on a different port. To prevent ...
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Install Python on Centos

I have some scripts on my server that I to run when the url is loaded so I have been looking around and I'm not sure but from what I can tell I want to install apache python? Because right now I have ...
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Linux command line tool to copy image to clipboard in python [on hold]

Tried to asked the same question on SO, but got closed because "SO is not a code-writing service". So trying it here instead (because there will be far few lines of code to write than the original ...
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Browser Downloading Files Instead of Opening Them

My browser is downloading PHP files instead of opening them. If I type into the browser: mysite.com:9000/demo/Test.php It will download the file. However, if I use this for another PHP file then ...
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Linux server to send and receive from RS-232 using socat

I'm trying to bench test a configuration where a linux server will send and receive RS-232 data from a blackbox RS-232 to Ethernet converter. I've followed this example. I've configured ser2net.conf ...
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Connect virtual machines

I have a Linux machine with an IP address (for example 172.16.x.x). With some hosted virtual machines, each machine is accessed with different ssh port (eg 2230, 2234...). For instance in VM1 I have ...
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CowSay (apt-get moo) for OS X?

I used Linux before I got a Mac and I remember moo cow "Have you mooed today?" from apt-get moo. I've got some time to kill and am tired. I'm waiting for my hotel room to be available and was ...
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Retrieving files from VirtualBox on Mac (scp or…?)

I am able to get files from my local machine to my virtual machine by doing: scp -P 2222 myfilepath/myfile.csv vmuser@vmhost:/vmfilepath/ I edited this file, and now I would like to do the reverse. ...
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How to disable Nouvea before Linux boots

I am trying to install the proprietary Nvidia driver on my linux machine ( Nvidia GeForce GTX 750, Debian w/Linux 4.1.2.1 ). In order to use Nvidia's .run file, I need to disable nouveau. The .run ...
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ow to Move Specific files with specific date stamp from one Amazon bucket to folder in the bucket : Linux bash

I have this bucket name in Amazon s3 event-s-event in this Amazon bucket I have millions of files and uploading in it after every hour. Lets suppose I have these files with some names like ** ...
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Make windows unmount a specific partition when hibernating

Could I possibly trick windows in to thinking it's a flash drive? I dual boot, this would be really nice to have.
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How can I rename all image files within a directory (and recursively within its subdirectories)?

I have a directory containing a large number of image files, some of which are in subdirectories. I need to rename all image files matching *.png, *.jpg, *.jpeg, *.bmp, *.gif using a simple pattern ...
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R : rgl displaying issue (black windows) on linux

I installed the rgl package for R on my new computer running on Linux Mint 17. I followed the advices found on several forum as I already did on my previous computer to solve my issues. So, rgl is ...
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Linux/Unix authentication via Active Directory across Networks?

I have two networks, one contains the Windows AD the other contains Unix/Linux clients of all kind. There is a Linux machine which has a NIC in both networks. I'd like to authenticate the unixoid ...
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SSH sessions has incredible delay, but way less when return/enter is pressed

When I connect to my server via SSH, the output on the terminal is extremely delayed. For instance when I type htop on my local computer, it takes quite a few seconds to be displayed on the terminal. ...
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qBittorrent not downloading healthy files

I am using qBittorrent v2.9.8 in kali linux. After last day i can't download anything through it. Even the file is not downloading which have more then 12000 seeder. I notice that only DHT is ...
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How to download all dependencies recursively and after it install all rpms from that folder?

I need to download all dependencies in separate folder and after that install all RPMS from that folder. I use the following commands: destdir=/tpm/rpms yum install --downloadonly ...
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Solaris + date + what is the same equivalent for Solaris [on hold]

on Linux the syntax for date with seconds is: date +%s 1438587288 from MAN PAGE - %s seconds since 1970-01-01 00:00:00 UTC what is the same equivalent for Solaris?