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Bad results converting PDF to EPS on Linux

I'm having some trouble converting PDFs (created by Adobe Illustrator on a Mac) to EPS. I have tried several things but I am wondering if there is a better option. The following list is ordered by ...
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What used the linux memory? Low cache, low buffer, not a VM

First of all, yes, I have read LinuxAteMyRAM, which doesn't explain my situation. # free -tm total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 48149 43948 ...
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IP forwarding from one interface to another on Debian 7

Background The Debian 7 that I run has the following interfaces wlan3 == Internet connection 85.5.48.64/24 wlan2 == act as an AP (hostapd) 192.168.5.1/24 I run the following settings on the ...
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When using screen, I see me as logged in twice through 'who'

I've been using Gnu screen for some time now, and I absolutely love it! I installed it on a second RHEL server of mine, and I'm seeing odd behavior when I issue a 'who' on the new server. 'who' ...
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How to list one file in each subdirectory of root folder?

Apologies if this is trivial- but how do list just one file in each subdirectory of my root folder? Linux terminal or MS DOS syntax doesn't matter. I would guess it would be an ls or dir command with ...
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Hard Reset USB in Ubuntu 10.04

I have a USB device (a modem) that is really finicky. Sometimes it works fine, but other times it refuses to connect. The only solution I have found to fix it once it gets into a bad state is to ...
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Show a default page after connecting to WIFI LAN

I have the following setup at home: |--------------------| INTERNET ---- | GATEWAY COMPUTER | ----- WIRELESS ROUTER )))))) CLIENT 10.10.0.2 ...
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PC can't boot even from a live USB - probably corrupted bootloader or MBR

While getting rid of dual-booted Linux I tried recovering Windows 7's bootloader with EasyBCD. (one-click process described in this video) However, something went wrong and now GRUB is gone as it ...
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Is it possible to boot up the system without GPU and use it as server?

I have a laptop and it has black screen , i tried BIOS flashing with usb, tried to fix the GPU but nothing, It start with just black screen, no BOOT is initialized at all since the keyboard doesn't ...
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Unable to configure wifi on debian 6

I have installed Debian on my Toshiba satellite laptop. I'm having Net-gear WiFi router with me. Normally in Cent OS I can see after booting there will be gnome network manager. But there is no gnome ...
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Restoring the exact state of a linux install to a different laptop with different sized drives and other hardware

I have a computer running LInux that has already been used and settled into, with packages installed, browser profiles, etc, etc. The drive is 60gb, and it has a swap partition and an ext4 root ...
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Matching a sequence of symbols in bash

I would like to list all Fortran 90 files in bash without files ending in _tst.f90. My best try so far is ls -l ../src/*[!_tst].f90 According to Bash reference on pattern matching [!_tst] takes ...
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“.ssh/config” E212: Can not open file for writing

I'm new to linux. I downloaded an image of ubuntu 12 for VirtualBox and I want to configure the .ssh/config file to access via ssh to an application in development. I access /home/ubuntu folder and I ...
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Using ext4 hard drive on Windows XP Pro machine?

Have an old laptop with Windows XP Pro and a new one with Linux Mint 13 LTS. I want to transfer my personal files from the old machine to the new one. Firstly I thought using crossover cable but I ...
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Old Dell Dimension 8200 running windows XP

Hi everyone I am running Windows XP on an old Dell Dimension 8200 and I made a bootable version of Ubuntu 12.04.2 on a flash drive however when i'm in the bios there is no option to boot from usb. ...
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How to use sed print the required content from each line?

The original file format: Nov 12 19:56:52 libra kernel: [ 1353.27355] WarningIN=em0 OUT=eth0 MAC=c8:1b:3c:fd:5D:e9:90:a9:8F:43:83:E3:15:0e SRC=222.171.89.16 DST=49.137.111.136 LEN=222 TOS=0x8C ...
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Listing files, including archive contents

Is there some method to find, from the shell, all files matching a file pattern including those inside archives (specifically: zip archives)? The simulation package "VASP" produces files called ...
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How do I remotely execute scripts on multiple servers, mix output

Hi I'm looking for a piece of software or some sort of technique that would enable me to do following in one terminal window: Take as input a list of ssh-enabled machines with login, password and ...
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Connecting ssh from ubuntu

I want to connect to ssh from ubuntu terminal but I don't know how. I have searched it on google but I don't understand. I have an ip adress, username and password. If someone can explain to me how ...
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install gnome desktop in kubuntu

I am trying to install gnome desktop from kubuntu. So I did this : sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop It ran well but now I am getting this error: sudeep@sudeep:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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how to make vmware windows guest look for and write case insensitive files on linux host shared folder?

How to make vmware windows guest look for case insensitive files and folders, and write case insensitive files and folders on a Linux host shared folder, that is a case sensitive file-system, in a ...
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Dual boot linux mint 14 partitioning

I have 2 primary partitions installed: 100MB system reserved (NTFS) and 230GB Windows (NTFS). Can I make a linux /home partition so that different distros can point at it and use it's files? And will ...
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Grant root privileges only for one directory

What is the best way to grant sudo privileges to a user only for the /opt/myapp directory as if the user were root in CentOS? The idea is to allow developers to do whatever they want only on the ...
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Execution of the command of ssh with open/root/.ssh/id_dsa failed error: Permission denied

Working it agrees http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/ru/library/l-hadoop-1/ at first I entered into the user of hadoop by means of a command root@one: /volumes# su hadoop The invitation was as a ...
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Redirect a Domain if server is down

I am currently searching for a way to redirect users if my server is down. Is there any way to do such a thing? Like: If someone wants to connect to my Teamspeak-Server but its offline, it should ...
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Unable to connect to samba shared folder via windows

im new to linux and Samba. Aim Create a called Shared_folder which can be accessed by ALL users (group name = users). Therefore, in order to map the drive in windows, the user is promoted to enter ...
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How to synchronize two folders on two remote Linux virtual machines

I have two virtual machines, Host OS is ESXi 3.5 and guest OS is Centos 4.6. There are two ESXi servers remotely located, each containing a Centos 4.6 virtual machine. I wish, whatever change I make ...
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Symbol 001E in a box on a Linux terminal

When reading a Windows log file in a Linux terminal, I see a strange symbol “001E” How can I replace it by space? Maybe something like sed -e 's/010e/ /'
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How to kill user processes from the same user?

I opened a VNC server and my VNC session is suddenly dead. I have lot of xterms open. When I ssh to the machine. and type users I see a bunch of users – my user accounts, like: userA UserA UserA ...
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Will Network Simulator work in Ubuntu when it's installed on an external hard drive?

I want to install Ubuntu 11.10 on my external hardisk in order to do my assignment running NS (Network Simulator). Can NS be running or working properly if my Ubuntu installed on an external hard ...
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Windows 7 “home” sub-directory relocation

I'm setting up a new rig dual booting Linux and Windows with an SSD + HDD filesystem. I have Linux set up how I want: Under Linux: / is a partition on the SSD. /home is a partition on the SSD. /var ...
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Can't open browser from a terminal in Linux

I've logged into Linux machine. I issued the following commands to open a browser on the Linux server. Still, I am unsuccessful. 07:53 AM tomcat@wb-ser1$ nautilus . -bash: nautilus: command not ...
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Understanding Linux symlinks

I have two directories on a virtual machine. One of them is my home/user directory, the other is the /var/www/html folder which renders the public website. Every time I upload files for my web app ...
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How to remove parts of a file name

Ive got multiple mp3 files named like so: artist - year - album - track - title.mp3 about half of them, due to a "rename from tag" error are named like this: artist - year - album - track - title - ...
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Chaining subnet fails

Is it possible to do the following: Machine1 Kubuntu 8.04 desktop wired internet Cable modem Machine2 eepc701 Xubuntu 1O.04 wired machine1 cross ethernet cable Machine3 nokia n900 wireless to ...
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Task switcher for linux in multiple monitors?

Anyone know of something like this for linux? http://www.actualtools.com/multiplemonitors/features/multi_monitor_task_switcher/
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Reinstalling GRUB on Linux netbook

I have a distribution called Easy Peasy on my netbook, it's Ubuntu-based. Today when I started it up it told me 'grub corrupt'. On subsequent start-ups it displays 'unknown filesystem.' I'm given a ...
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“No protocol specified” error while trying to run forticlientsslvpn for the first time

I'm trying to install forticlient on fedora 14 for vpn access, and I get the following error when I run it for the first time: No protocol specified Error: Unable to initialize gtk, is DISPLAY set ...
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Run application with other user

OS: Fedora 14 GUI: GNOME I need to run an application with another user then the "default" (normally used). Purpose: create a ".desktop" file on my desktop to run e.g.: Google Chrome with another ...
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Why doesn't the Ubuntu Installer see all of my hard drives

I'm trying to setup a dual boot system with Windows Vista 64 (already installed) and Ubuntu 10.10. I added a new drive which is identical to the one Vista is installed on. When I boot into the LiveCD ...
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samba4 not building in Arch

cp bin/tdbtool bin/tdbdump bin/tdbbackup /tmp/yaourt-tmp-root/aur-samba4/pkg//opt/samba4/samba/bin cp ./include/tdb.h /tmp/yaourt-tmp-root/aur-samba4/pkg//opt/samba4/samba/include cp tdb.pc ...
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linux memory usage check in details

I"m unable to find the memory usage however top shows me the following results. Tasks: 90 total, 2 running, 88 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie Cpu(s): 21.1%us, 1.4%sy, 0.0%ni, 74.0%id, ...
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GPG on Ubuntu not responding

I'm trying for the first time to use gpg to encrypt a file with a symmetric key, but gpg doesn't seem to respond when I use the -c switch. gpg -v -c filename .. just doesn't seem to do anything, nor ...
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how do i set up this firewall?

i use fedora 13, and i have firewall turned off now. but i want to allow all incoming connections and outgoing connections except to a port P. i want to allow connection to port P only from certain ...
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Updated linux, grub menu not booting to windows partition

I have just updated my Ubuntu linux to Ubuntu 10.4, not my grub menu isnt letting me boot to Windows Partition. The problem seems to be with grubs new update from using an editable menu.lst file to ...
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Why does my screen turn black after installing ATI on Ubuntu 10.04?

I'm having a problem installing the drivers for my video card. I've just finished installing the driver, rebooted the OS, and the monitor starts up in energy saving mode and doesn't boot Ubuntu. What ...
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How to set domain name for server running on ip address

Right now server is accessed via IP Address http://10.1xx.19.2xx:8080/svn How can i change it to http://domainname.com/svn ? Which file to edit ?
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Mount permanently a windows shared folder on linux

I have a little server with a shared partition called D. I'd like to mount it permanently on a local machine with Linux Ubuntu, in order to access them easily. I have looked for similar questions, but ...
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Linux ubuntu password recover

Hi I had install my linux ubuntu in my window 7 platform but since I'm long time did not login and while I try to login again second time with my password..but It seems like doesn't work..can I remove ...
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Is it possible to install linux after instaling windows?

I would like to know if it is possible to install Linux based OS with an already installed Windows. If not then why?