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Samba unable to connect to Windows 7

We've got a home network that has a mix of different operating systems, including two Windows 7 Ultimate PCs, a couple of Android phones, a MacBook Pro and two Linux PCs. My housemates own all but the ...
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NTFS-3G unmounts USB drive as soon as it is mounted

I have created an udev rule to automount a USB hard-disk when I plug it in, but the drive doesn't appear as mounted. In /var/log/messages, I can see Dec 27 09:11:02 smug ntfs-3g[6043]: Version ...
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How to set up a hotspot with socks5 proxy

I have a laptop with linux installed on it. The laptop has two network interfaces: eth0 and wlan0. Normally I surf the Internet through eth0, and I've successfully set up a hotspot in linux for my ...
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How to connect a local network to IPv6 site / net?

I want to connect my home network (IPv4 only conection to internet) to my server (IPv4/IPv6), what is the best way to do this? Current setup: Home network ("HOMENETWORK") with Linux (Ubuntu 14.04) ...
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Is there a way to detect malicious code in php files? [on hold]

On my server I often can see PHP files infected with some malicious code, and I'm wondering if there's some way that I can detect it automatically. I have installed ClamAV on CentOS but when I scan ...
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How to add a compiled ntpd in services on linux?

I compiled and installed ntp-4.2.8 using this link and created a rpm by running checkinstall on RHEL 6.5. I used the command ntpd -l logs to manually start ntpd. After starting I am able to verify ...
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Getting started with serial port (COM port) [on hold]

I'm beginner in hardware building and curious about using my parallel port. Could someone suggest me how to start work with it? What cables I have to buy? How get simple I/O using COM port? How ...
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Which program provides “lpquota” command?

At many universities, you can buy a printing contingent which allows you to print out a certain amount of pages. At the Linux terminals, students can check their current printing contingent by ...
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SSH error ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer

I am trying to access ssh to a server but got "ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer". The same client works well when I move the computer to home but show the error when the ...
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Newest build of Chromium OS won't boot

I haven't found anything useful related to this question but I bet many people having fun with the Chromium OS get this problem. Problem: All builds from chromium.arnoldthebat.co.uk don't boot ...
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SNORT -Unknown command line checksum option: ascii

snort -vde -l /var/log/snort -k ascii when i tried this command it gives me the error Unknown command line checksum option: ascii. I don't know why,coz i hve installed snort successfully, and also ...
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VNC over Reverse SSH Tunnel or VPN?

Okay so I'm fairly new to SSH Tunneling, VPN, VNC, all that good stuff. *NOOB ALERT* I recently bought a Raspberry Pi and I loaded the Raspberry Pi release of Kali Linux on it. I have tried all day ...
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Is it possible to configure Linux OpenMPI v1.6.5 to use multiple working directories on a single node?

I am running some quantum chemical calculations on a refurbished PowerEdge rack server, with dual quad-core Xeons, 16GB RAM, and a single 500GB SATA HDD. OS is vanilla Debian Wheezy. For one of the ...
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Configure a linux VM to use host computers internet connection

I am using a software which must be configured as a "bridged network" on a Virtual Box VM. I have already tried with NAT and other configurations but none of them work. the bridged network is the only ...
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Shared folder Virtualbox Ubuntu / Lubuntu

I can see a lot of posts on this but they either don't cover what I'm trying, the OS's that I'm using or (most likely) I'm not understanding them. I'm using Ubuntu 14, and I have VirtualBox running ...
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how to disable tcp congestion control [on hold]

here i have a private network, i know its bandwidth and it will never congestion, but will lost packet sometimes. its bandwidth is just same as network interface, both are 100Mbps. it means i could ...
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who/Which process is creating a .php file in a given folder?

I am trying to find out, which process is creating a specific file in a given folder. For example, I am trying to find out, Which process creates a .php file in a folder called "uploads". I can do ...
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Executable lauches if called directly from terminal, but does not work when called from shell script

I have downloaded some software (called samtools) and it is stored in a folder on my desktop. Then I've added the path to the executable into the PATH environment variable. In other words my ...
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Regex for cron pattern not working

Tried to create a (simplified) regex for cron patterns for myself and came up with the following one: ^(((\d+(,\d+)*)|(\d+-\d+)|(\*(\/\d+)?))(\s+(\d+(,\d+)*)|(\d+-\d+)|(\*(\/\d+)?)){4})$ This is ...
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Grub2 not bootable

I replaced the internal HDD of my Lenovo Z570 by an SSD drive. Then I put the HDD in an external case and tried to boot it over usb; but the BIOS of my PC does not recognize it as bootable and just ...
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Why does windows have javaw and java?

Can someone explain to me why windows has a javaw and java executable while unix based systems only hava java. I'm assuming it has to do with the gui and cmd headers in windows but I don't actually ...
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Linux find command with multiple command -exec using chown and chmod

The following command runs but the two -exec commands don't run - so the file gets moved but the permissions and file owner doesn't change. find ~/Downloads/ -name "2014-12-24*" -exec sudo mv {} ...
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How do I recursively download a directory using smbclient?

When I try to fetch a directory with get "Path To\Directory\", I get the following error: NT_STATUS_FILE_IS_A_DIRECTORY opening remote file Path To\Directory How do I recursively download this ...
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Transfer file from server to home computer

I have a text file on the server(Linux) at work and now I am at home. I am a putty user. To connect to the server from home I have to connect to another server and then by SSH to the main server ...
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Recommended tool for read/write checking (hard/usb) drive (if thumb drive is bad) [on hold]

I'm looking for a tool that does read/write testing on a drive in order to find out if the data was written correctly, similar to what memtest does. For example, some usb thumb drives sold are ...
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How to tell, using a live Linux USB, if a computer is damaged?

Story: I was driving to my Mother's for xmas with a brand new (albeit cheap; it's plenty for her) computer. Unfortunately, I got into an accident, and the computer flew from my back seat into my front ...
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How to know if I have RAID configuration on my machine?

I was wondering if there is any Linux command I can use to check whether I have RAID setup on my machine? I know about cat /proc/mdstat but didn't show me anything meaningful. I just want to know if ...
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Bash- How to make a Linux script file human unreadable? [on hold]

I have seen many Linux scripts that are executable but cannot be read as they are in binary format. My question is how I can make my script not readable/binary format?
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Why do applications launch faster when running entirely from a RAM disk?

What about running from a RAM disk makes applications launch faster when running entirely from a RAM disk?
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USB stick boot up won't work. Again [on hold]

I am planning to wipe my laptop and I am using a Ubuntu Live USB. However, my USB won't show in my boot list. Not even in BIOS setup. I need a way to fix it. Should I continue this way or use a ...
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time.conf - datetime range details

I'm writing a time.conf GUI editor for my personal use and I need to understand how does the datetime range work, so I would be grateful if someone could explain to me: What does MoWk mean? Such ...
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Can't automount USB stick with Fedora 21+systemd-udev, could with Gentoo on same machine

In Gentoo I had created a small script that was called by udev and allowed me to mount an USB device, identified by its serial number, to any mount point I chose. Basically, ...
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Privoxy - Route certain traffic through VPN

I'm trying to setup privoxy so certain traffic is routed through a VPN tunnel. The idea is: Clients -> Server running privoxy -> send requests directly or through VPN based on URL. I already had a ...
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DisplayLink not detected by Xrandr

I'm trying to set up an HP DisplayLink USB video adapter on Debian 6 to work aside the notebook's integrated Intel i915 video card. I use a vanilla 3.11.1 kernel in which the options for VGA ...
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Fuzzy text is displaying in Google chrome for quoted text

I am facing this issue after updating to Google chrome 39 version. The quoted text in web pages are not displaying properly. Please find an example below. The same is displaying properly in ...
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Error in foomatic-rip while trying to print a pdf with cups

I have the Samsung CLP-315 printer and it works perfectly with my Fedora 21 installation. Now I wanted to attach it to my Raspberry which is running Pidora. I installed CUPS on the pi and added the ...
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No ntp.conf file after compiling ntp on Linux

I'm using RHEL 6.5. I compiled ntp-4.2.8 using the steps on this link. but I don't have a ntp.conf file. ntp.conf is required to start ntpd but after compiling, there is no ntp.conf on my system. I ...
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Staret managed server using Jenkins

I am trying to start web-logic managed server from Linux system. for that I have one shell script start_wls_managed4_btwnpmd01.sh with following code. ...
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Make disk image with real-time compression over network on Linux

I have two Linux notebooks on a network and no additional storage. I want to backup the first notebook hard drive (make full HDD image), on the second notebook. How could I do that using real-time ...
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The system was running slow and reboot was useless

My system was running slow, I checked the system with top, vmstat, iostat, strace and so on, but I could not find the issue. So I reboot the system but it was useless. Then I shutdown the server, and ...
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Import Image from X11 Screen dosent work in linux

A long story in short, trying to automate an ISO setup/installation process In server(SLES11 SP2) running the installation scripts and virtualbox also installed in the same server. using rdesktop to ...
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My Linux (Ubuntu 14.04) Box is being hacked [on hold]

for a while now i've noticed that my machine operates itself by automatically popping dropdown menus in gnome and sometimes my firefox browser mysteriously opens new windows despite me having a script ...
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Linux redirect output ro earlier agument

Is there a way to redirect output on Linux to a former argument. For example, sort file.txt > file.txt Would there be a way to avoid typing file.txt again?
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Windows 8.1 cannot be started from grub2

today I decided to use linux again after installing Windows 8.1... I've tried to boot one of the already existing Linux partitions on my computer but I wasn't successful. So I installed PinguyOS (A ...
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What tablets exist that will run any distribution of linux natively? [on hold]

Since my notable, novel, yet not-so-well-received sister question was closed, I want to ask a different question: What tablets exist that will run linux natively? For the purposes of this question, ...
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How do i get the amount of GPU RAM used by a specified program in the linux terminal?

I am needing to find out how much Video RAM is being used by chrome, and other programs we are running in my office. We have nvidia cards on Ubuntu 14.04. I have tried using nvidia-smi but with no ...
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Reorder the pages from scan two-sided of pages, by using one-sided scan only? [duplicate]

I am using Xerox WorkCentre 7830 to scan the pages of my small notebook. I have used a paper cutter to remove the bindings of the notebook, and feed the pages into the document feeder of Xerox ...
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Programmatically starting 6 servers and manipulating Gnome Terminal

I would like to make a script ( bash ) that will programmatically start gnome-termal with 6 tabs each with its own title start a different command in each tab delay starting server 5 until sever 4 ...
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Which considerations for deciding between 32bit and 64bit Linux distro on an old computer?

I occasionally get my hands on an old(ish) computer on which I install Linux (or dual-boot with Windows) for my own use or for donating as a working system. Now, until recently I only got Pentium 3's ...
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Stop/refuse SSH access to a EC2 server

I have converted my PEM file to a PPK file and I can successfully connect to the EC2 through Putty or Filezilla using the private key. Lets say we have a scenario: I request a new PEM and give the ...