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Network interface/dhcp problems ubuntu with kvm and network bridge

I have a ubuntu system running 12.10 I am using KVM and have configured a bridge for the virtual machines, which is using nat forwarding. I am having problems with the connection dropping out ...
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Extract From tape Brightstor/Arcserve Linux?

I have some SDLT II tapes that were made with brightstor a few years ago. I don't know anything about the tapes besides that fact of who made them. When I try to see how data was stored on the tapes: ...
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unix/linux chmod to let everyone read every directory and file

I'm having file permission trouble backing up my MacbookPro through my LAN to my Windows computer. I want to set permissions of all files and directories on MacbookPro to allow reading by all. On the ...
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ddrescue from drive intermittantly cutting out, ways to automate power cycling via software?

Have a failed Windows/NTFS drive. I was able to connect to another PC via USB-to-IDE cable and recover most of the drive with a Knoppix 7.2 LiveUSB and ddrescue/ddrutitliy. I've recovered most ...
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Get part of string that matches regex

I'm writing a bash script and trying to parse a file to get a software version. The output is : Version 13.0.R7.0 - Built on Tue Feb 09 18:47:29 EST 2016 I want to be able to pull out 13.0 (I will ...
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How do I delete all but 10 newest files in Linux?

I'm trying to keep a directory full of log files manageable. Nightly, I want to delete all but the 10 most recent. How can I do this in a single command?
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Where does Sublime Text store unsaved files on Linux?

I have an unsaved file that I am trying to locate after a crash on Linux Mint. Where does sublime text store unsaved files on Linux OS?
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How should I partition the SSD and HDD drives for my dual-boot PC?

I will have an 480 GB SSD and a 1 TB HDD. I want to make a dual-boot machine, where both operating systems benefit from the SSD's speed. I will install Win10 for gaming and will use Linux Mint for ...
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Multi-boot Mac OSX on Windows/Linux machine?

End Goal: Be able to choose the operating system at startup between Windows, Linux, or Mac from 3 separate hard drives. Background: I am a student taking computer programming, with a focus on Web ...
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assign identical permission to owner and group

I want to assign a bunch of folders and files ( around 1000 files and folders ) the same permission to the group as they are for the owner. Is there an easy way to realise it? The normal method would ...
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Compile Linux V4L-DVB media_build for a specific kernel (not the running one)

Is it possible to compile the LinuxTV.org V4L-DVB media_build for a kernel source contained in a specific path, instead of the running one (i.e. a different version)? I have the kernel sources and in ...
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Chromium MIDI setup on Linux

I'm currently trying to work out how MIDI is supposed to work in Chromium on Linux. I'm on Gentoo. I've got Chromium 52.0.2743.60 installed. The midi access object obtained from navigator....
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Slow Connection to Server (100kb/s) on all Protocols (HTTP/SSH/FTP)

We have been experiencing an intermittent problem with our server (1gb port) which sporadically will only serve files at a maximum speed of 100kb/s via all protocols (HTTP/FTP/SSH). First we thought ...
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Running a server for Minetest

I hope this is the correct stackexchange site to ask this question. I am trying to run a minetest server from my computer (Linux) but I'm unable to connect it from another computer connected to the ...
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Ubuntu and Linux Mint only run in Software Rendering Mode on Virtualbox

I am trying to figure out why Ubuntu and Linux Mint only run in Software Rendering Mode on Virtualbox. My motherboard supports hardware virtualization and it is turned on, and I have installed the ...
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Burning Windows XP ISO To USB

I'm attempting to create a bootable ISO for Windows XP using Gparted and dd in order to install onto another computer. However, every time I've attempted to do so and have burnt the ISO to the disk ...
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What is the swap partition on linux mint?

I'm installing linux mint and looking for the swap partition. All it has is: / /boot /home /tmp /usr /var /srv /opt /usr/local
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Installing Dropbox on headless Ubuntu 14.04 x64: permissions error

So I'm trying to install Dropbox (as root) following the seemingly easy instructions on dropbox.com: cd ~ && wget -O - "https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86_64" | tar xzf - ~/....
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Where One-Tab Firefox Extension save data

I am trying find the (*.sqlite or *.json or *.db) file where one-tab firefox extension saves the urls, but I am not have success. Some of you know about this? Thanks. P.S.: I'm using Debian Jessie
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curl shows a greater-than sign instead of uploading a given file to a given server

I want to upload a file to a WebDAV server within Linux command line. The standard recommendation for this is to use curl in the following way: curl -u mail_address:password -T filename.ext https://...
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How to rsync files older than x min on linux

Here is what I have now: rsync --remove-source-files -vr user@server:/foo/bar/in/ /some/local/path Is there a way I can instruct rsync to only fetch files that are older than x min/hours from the ...
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Boost input mic under Debian

I'm running Debian Jessie Lite (without X) on RPi3. I connected an external USB microphone and I set the volume to maximum using both alsamixer and pactl set-source-volume. Anyway the actual ...
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VirtualBox NAT over proxy

I use VirtualBox 4.1.8 on a Ubuntu 10.04 host system. I have an HTTP proxy server on the host system. How do I configure the VirtualBox to NAT the virtual machine's network and use the HTTP proxy for ...
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How can I compile the CIFS filesystem for a DLINK DNS-323 box?

How can I find/compile/install the CIFS filesystem for a DLINK DNS-323 box? Updated: for added clarity: the CIFS module is nowhere to be found. Firstly, I need an indication as to how I can procure ...
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Uncompress using tar -xvzf results in a folder with less size than compressed file

I have a file called DW.tar.gz in a RHEL 6 which has a size 539MB. But when it is uncompressed using: tar xzvf DW.tar.gz the resultant folder only has 44KB. The linux shell doesn't display any error ...
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Why does my Ubuntu IPv6 ssh server not work?

I am failing to set up my Ubuntu Server (16.04 LTS) with OpenSSH via IPv6. The server is running inside a VirtualBox Machine, which has its network interface set to "network bridge" (if that is the ...
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Using bash, how to extract specific image's URL and title text from html file?

Given several hundred numerically ordered html files, each having multiple image tags but only one image with the id I'm looking for and following the convention <img title="$titleText" src="$...
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Running Mac OS on my Laptop [on hold]

I have HP Pavilion Sleekbook 14 PC . I want to run Mac OS on it . I am confuse what should I do to make my laptop capable for VMware to work on it . I have researched and worked a lot on it . Can ...
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Linux: Checking communication between three hosts

I would like to find a Linux command that I could write a bash to test the communication between three (or more servers). My need is showed in the scenario below: Source Gateway Dest Host A Host ...
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Creating a bash script for logrotation with date in foldername

I have a folder structure in /var/log like this: . ├── customers │ ├── core00001 │ │ ├── 2016.07.21 │ │ │ ├── apache.log │ │ │ └── error.log │ │ └── 2016.07.22 │ │ ├── ...
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External disk not accessible

My WD Elements external disk connected via USB 3.0 cable is not accessible. I tried it with two versions of Windows and with Ubuntu 16.04 kernel 4.6.0. The disk was working some days ago. Then, ...
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google speech recognition offline linux

When I was doing some research on speech recognition, I saw some articles about the google speech recognition service on android being able to be downloaded and used offline on android. I also saw ...
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Send email using mail hangs - Ubuntu 14.04

I have try to send email using ubuntu shell and when I execute the below, session is getting hanged. Kindly help me on this. echo "hello world" | mail -s "a subject" abc@gmail.com After some ...
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Does BIOS logs event such as power on/off?

I would like to know if someone opened my notebook. Note: I can't use Windows Event Viewer because someone can just insert a Live CD Linux to boot the PC bypassing windows. So does the BIOS save any ...
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Repeating a command based upon user input

I'd like to write a command where I can ask the user which operation (i.e., addition, subtraction, multiplication) they would like performed and ask them how many numbers they would like me to do it ...
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How to repair the checksum of the non-volatile memory (NVM) of Intel Ethernet Controller I219-V of an ASUS laptop?

I have a problem with a new ASUSPRO B8430UA laptop: its Intel Ethernet Connection I219-V does not work under Linux. In fact, I tried two different laptops of this model, and both had the same problem....
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Restarting mysqld on CentOS 6.6

I'm trying to restart my mysqld process on CentOS 6.6. I have root access to the server and when I run top, this is the first line: PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND ...
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How to set up a surrogate user on Linux

I have a 'work' user and a 'leisure' user. How to I set it up so that one of those users has unfettered access to the other's home folder, so I don't need to constantly switch between the two or ...
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Can't configure network on ubuntu server using drac

I have installed Ubuntu 14 server on my server using DRAC of Dell. I have got all the info from my server company like IP Addresses, Gateway, Netmask and so on. I have tried to configure the network ...
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How to make auto complete available for directories in cdpath for tcsh?

I just learned the trick for setting up cdpath in tcsh and it looks pretty useful. However, it seems that auto-complete of sub-folder names doesn't come with it. Is there any trick available on that? ...
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Page not found on webserver in my raspberry pi

I wrote a simple rest api few weeks ago, this api working good into my webserver (bitnami - localhost), and also to my pay hosting. Now I setup a webserver with the raspberry, I'm a linux newbie and I ...
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How to configure Linux iptables to block a specific port of server?

I am trying to implement port restricted cone NAT. I want to block a specific port 3479 of server 192.168.10.102. iptables -A INPUT -i $WAN -p udp -s 192.168.10.102 --sport 3479 -j DROP iptables -A ...
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How do I use top (or equivalent) to determine if a process is behaving badly?

Are there indicators for when a process has "gone over to the dark side"? I feel that just using MEM% and CPU% are poor indicators for detecting things such as memory leaks (or other problems, ...
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How to launch Java app on certain monitor?

I have laptop with external monitor connected, so actually I have two displays (with different resolutions, but I guess resolution does not matters). When I launch Java app (Supermicro IPMIView in my ...
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Live Migration without shared storage

I am new to Ubuntu and virtualization and I have been working on live migration of KVM machines without a shared storage. I have followed all the steps as described in the following link everything ...
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Can mount alter a partition?

I have a dual boot tablet, Android and Win10, for some reasons, I cannot access directly to partitions > 8. I use kpartx -a /dev/mmcblk0 to be able to access separately to each partitions. After some ...
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Linux Laptop shutting down on battery level bellow 8%

I've written a crontab entry that runs a script in my home directory as user. That notifies me if I forgot to switch the power brick on. This works fine. BATTERY=$(upower -e | grep 'BAT') ...
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How do I search for a string in a PHP file using `grep`?

I am searching for a class declaration on a site with hundreds of PHP files. How can I do this in the current folder and subfolders using grep? I tested cding to the folder and then something like ...
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Why doesn't this softlink work as expected?

bash4.3 # pwd /bin bash4.3 # ll sh lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root 4 May 17 22:22 sh -> bash bash4.3 # ll bash -rwxr-xr-x. 1 root root 1072056 May 17 22:22 bash bash4.3 # bash bash4.3 # ...
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Wrong newline character over serial port (CR instead of LF)

I'm trying to talk to a device using a usb-to-serial converter on linux. Drivers are working, the device exists at /dev/ttyUSB0. There is a strange problem (checked with a null-modem cable to another ...