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can not load private key using ssh-add

I tried to create a ssh key by doing following command: ssh-keygen -t dsa then it prompts me to enter store path: Enter file in which to save the key (/Users/KesongXie/.ssh/id_dsa): id_dsa after ...
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Run Linux applications on OSX (like wine)?

Is there a solution to run native Linux ELFs on top of OSX through some wine-like system? To be clear I'm not talking about compiling posix sources for Darwin or emulating through a VM. Similarly, is ...
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Access dual booted OS from VirtualBox

I have a LinuxKali/OSX dual boot. I have to install some packages in the linux system but as the Wifi drivers do not work without those packages (Mac air has NO ethernet) I would like to access the ...
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Broadcom Wifi card (PCI-ID:14e4:43a0) not recognized on dual boot OSX/Kali

I have a dual boot Mac with OSX and Kali Linux(1.0.7). Today I tried to get the Wifi working according to this guide: http://samiux.blogspot.de/2014/02/howto-kali-linux-106-on-macbook-air-mid.html ...
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How stable is a triple boot setup for OS X, Windows 7 and Ubuntu/Linux?

Thanks for your interest in this question. Goal: I would like to know how effective it really is to configure a hard drive (specifically a 7200 RPM HDD) and boot Mac OS X, Windows 7 and some sort of ...
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Is it possible to work with apple usb keyboard in linux exactly as in mac os x

I have mac os x at home and linux workstation at work. And I want to have minimum differences in keyboard usage. I use archlinux with KDE By this I mean: Command instead of control everywhere, ...
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How to get tree -a to ignore .git directories?

I love using tree to list directories, and I have a git repository with all my dotfiles. For me to be able to see them I need to do tree -a, but that will also list the contents inside the .git ...
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Burning Lubuntu to Dell PC

I have an old Dell PC Dimension 8200 that I'm trying to install Lubuntu on. I'm burning the ISO image on a Mac 10.6 using Disk Utility, but when I try to boot it on the Dell, it doesn't recognize the ...
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What is the sequence of files bash loads to set PATH variable

I want to understand the way PATH variable is set in Linux/Mac. What all files are loaded and in what sequence to set the PATH variable for BASH.
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Equivalent iptables command on OS X 10.9

I want to redirect the tcp traffic temporarily to a custom port. On Linux, I use the following command: iptables -t nat -A OUTPUT -p tcp --dport 1935 -m owner \! --uid-owner root -j REDIRECT and to ...
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Use alias source with relative path

I want to add an alias file to my project folder to quickly open and edit files in it with a simple shell command. To make it more portable, I would like to use only relative paths. I want something ...
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Direct errors in find to /dev/null by default

On my OSX command line, find directs errors to STDOUT. I find this very inconvenient, and I also find it annoying to add 2>/dev/null to the end of the command every time. This brings up several ...
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Unclear on making sense of all the command-line-interfaces (CLI)s out there, and when/why to use them

Some background, I am making the mental effort to start using command line interface for all my work, on Windows, Mac OSX, and LINUX systems. It is true that we have a lot more flexibility in the ...
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Behaviour of Caps-lock in Linux on VirtualBox, OSX Host

I'm running Ubuntu under virtualbox on a MacBook Pro and I'm trying to remap the Caps-Lock key to mod3 so I can use it as a replacement for the Alt key in Xmonad. I can remap the keysyms but the ...
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Virtual Display Device for all platforms

I am looking for a video hook driver for all(tm) platforms (namely windows 7/8, Linux, OSX). The operating system should think that there is a VGA/HDMI/... device that can be used as a second ...
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gcc fails with “No available targets” on Mac OS 10.9.2

When I try to install pycrypto or psychopg2 on my macbook, I get this error: gcc -arch ppc -arch i386 -isysroot /Developer/SDKs/MacOSX10.4u.sdk -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common -dynamic -std=c99 ...
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VirtualBox: USB hub not detected on Linux Guest - MacOS Host

I am trying to connect multiple USB devices to my Linux guest through the use of a USB hub, however, it seems that the hub is not detected on the guest. In my tests I have noted the following: The ...
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If, else based on command piped to grep

I can't figure out how to make this (what supposed to be simple) script to work. Basically what I want, to run different stuff based on the state of my Parallels vm, something like this: if [ prlctl ...
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How to safely back up a sparsebundle that is exported via afpd?

I have several OSX client machines that back up via TimeMachine to AFP shares on an Ubuntu Linux server, exported by netatalk/afpd. These clients back up at arbitrary times of the day, every day. ...
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How can I restrict a bash find to only specific sub-sub-directories

I'm trying to list all the files in a specific sub-directory but different directories which are themselves on a different volume. The following works, but only on a fully specific sub-directory (and ...
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how to maintain parent path of symlinked folder

As we all know how to creat a symlink ln -s /home/foo/test /home/bar/test2 link the folder /home/foo/test to the /home/bar/test2 symbol link but when I enter /home/bar/test2, and execute ls ../ ...
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Do lots of files cause OSes to slow to a hault?

I have a Mac OSX machine that is almost at a stand still. The only thing I can notice is that there are a TON of files. mostly small ones and if I stick the USB drive to another machine is takes ...
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/usr/bin/env: bad interpreter: Operation not permitted

found some answers here that didn't help me so much ohad@Macintosh-2:/Volumes/develpment/global_constants (master *+)$ node_modules/.bin/mocha -w bash: node_modules/.bin/mocha: /bin/csh: bad ...
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Mac NFS client needs to mount debian NFS server

Mac NFS client(192.168.0.14) and debian NFS server(192.168.0.3). On Mac, showmount -e has the debian network address listed. But if mount -t nfs -o resvport 192.168.0.3:/home/nfs /debian, an error ...
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changing apache root directory prevents me from accessing .git/config

I copied over a php folder from computer to another and hooked it up to apache.. however apache would return page forbidden.. after doing some research it turned out it was a matter of giving apache ...
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wireless connection get listed as eth1 + UNIX + MacoX

I'm not sure what is the best word to put forward for this since I'm connected to my wireless router and by that definition I was assuming the ifconfig to list my ip in wlan0 section but it display ...
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Virtualbox proper network configuration

I'm trying to setup Centos 6.5 on Mac OSX so that: CentOS can use internet using NAT mode adapter 1 (eth0) Host (Mac OSX) can connect to Guest (CentOS) using static ip via Host Only mode adapter 2 ...
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Ubuntu GUI slows to a crawl when doing CPU heavy stuff

For a clients site we have an Ant-build that is highly parallelized. The build consists of multiple GWT modules that are all quite heavy and built in parallel. The build takes about 5 minutes or so. ...
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Nix based OSes and drivers

I have a simple question about certain drivers and *nix based OSes such as MAC OS X and Debian . . .. Is the reason why some devices like mice, keyboards, wireless adapter are able to plug and play is ...
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Sharing FUSE filesystem with Samba; Mac OS X cannot access it properly

I created a simple FUSE filesystem -- read-only, and the only thing it really does to files (a bunch of audio files) is changing their names. The filesystem is hosted on a Linux server, where it works ...
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Integrating github's public keys API with ssh

Hi, i'm wondering if this is possible and safe, to have my http://github.com/{username}.keys as the default authorized_keys file for my private dev server. So that if I add a new key to github - ...
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Is there a serial terminal program that allows filtering the messages?

For the serial terminal program choices, we have hyperterminal and putty on Windows; minicom and screen on Linux/Mac. But as far as I know, none of these has the message filtering functionality as ...
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Preserve ctime with SCP

How can I copy a file using SCP while preserving ctime (modification time)? I have a folder on my Mac (OS 10.8), and the results of ls -l and ls -lc are the same. $ ls -l total 0 drwxr-xr-x 9 ...
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Little clarity needed about: PC and Mac and Unix

I've always thought that a PC and A Mac were two different computing platforms, not just with in their operating systems (Windows & Mac OS) but different from hardware to thier respective internal ...
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How to set up a highly restrictive browser? [closed]

I need to configure a machine so that users can only use it to browse the internet, and that Internet access is permitted to just a small set of whitelisted URLs. I don't need fanatic protections but ...
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Solution to share files over a WLAN between OS X and Linux?

I search for a stable and efficient method to share files (ideally, via a filesystem mount, so I could listen to music and do backups without too much hustle) on a Linux server via WiFi with a ...
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What does this debug info tell me about what's going wrong with my attempted SSH connection?

I'm trying to make a new connection to a remote server using supplied username & password credentials. I attempt to connect with this command: ssh -vv -p {port} {user}@{host} I get this ...
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bash directory name with a space in CDPATH

I'm trying to set a shortcut so that I don't have to type a really long directory name so often. In ~/.bash_profile, I am doing something similar to: export ...
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Set ENV variable for all commands in current directory in mac os

Is there a way to run all commands in current directory with some ENV variables predefined? Example of what I need: I put some file, say .env in my directory, with: export SECRET='abcd123' Then I ...
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How to get OSX/Linux to recognize Windows Symlinks

When connecting to a Windows share through OSX or Linux, symlinks are not properly recognized. They either appear as aliases with no target, or as folders with no permissions to access. At this point ...
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Very slow loading gifs on Linux/Mac OS X

I've tried a lot of browsers on windows, linux and mac os x. Same gif-pages that loads pretty fast on windows loads very slow on Linux (like 30+ seconds for page with 5 gifs). For example - tumblr, ...
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CentOS can't ping port 8080 on a Mac server

I can't ping a Mac server at port 8080 from a CentOS machine, but I can ping that Mac server from any other machine, so the port is definitely open. Where should I start looking for the issue? Totally ...
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QEMU: weird display output when install debian on mac osx

I got weird display when I tried to install debian on osx 10.9.1 qemu-system-i386 -hda debian.img -cdrom ~/Downloads/debian-testing-i386-netinst.iso -boot d QEMU is the newest version brewed from ...
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mpdcron ./configure: No such file or directory

I want to compile mpdcron; a cron like daemon for mpd. I am on mac osx (10.9.1) I did the following git clone https://github.com/alip/mpdcron.git cd mpdcron ./configure No such file or directory ...
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Expand bash variables inputted from the read command

I have a tab delimited file like this: table_a "where id IN ($IDS)" table_b "where fk_id IN ($IDS)" table_c "where fk_id IN ($SOME_OTHER_IDS)" And I'm trying to write a script like: ...
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need write permission to network server on Linux and Macintosh

I can read from a remote server using sudo mount //Bor*ges/imgdisk4 /home/ilan/remoteDisks/biMnt -o user=,pass=* There is something similar for the Mac, which also can't write, but I want to ...
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USB Filesystem that can run executables and can mount on Linux and OS X

I'm looking for a filesystem that I can format a USB drive with that can run C++ executables. Tried FAT32: $ ./main bash: ./main: Permission denied Tried NTFS: $ ./main bash: ./main: Permission ...
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MacOS 'open'-command for GNU/Linux

MacOS has a neat open command: https://developer.apple.com/library/mac/documentation/Darwin/Reference/ManPages/man1/open.1.html Does GNU/Linux have a similar command?
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understanding httpd.conf files with apache

I'm a noob when it comes to configuring things. On a project I jumped on, I was able to grab a VirtualBox image from my coworker and just start php coding. Instead of using virtualbox on Windows, ...
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Linux compatibility layer for Mac OS X

I have a closed-source piece of Linux software written in a combination of Java and C. The application installs on my Mac (it uses InstallAnywhere), however, it isn't intended to run on a Mac. The ...