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How to prevent user from viewing the content of a folder on fedora 14?

assuming there is only one user account on the OS, it does not belong to the root group is there any command line which i could enter at the terminal (by su to become root) to restrict viewing of the ...
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Linux kernel source not found

I downloaded the source code of a driver (tun 1.1) and i was planning to installing when i obtained the following error: root@sergiosaturn-HP-Pavilion-dv6500-Notebook-PC:~/Documentos/Tese/tun-1.1# ./...
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Syslog cannot start

I run rsyslog on Ubuntu server. after rsyslog starts, it restarts in a loop. here is a piece of /var/log/syslog: Aug 13 16:05:50 ip-10-92-237-215 rsyslogd: rsyslogd's groupid changed to 103 Aug 13 ...
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installing arm-none-eabi-gcc on freebsd 9

I'm trying to follow this guide : https://wiki.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/arm/ArndaleBoard but as you can see here : http://www.montedivenere.it/images/freebsd-arm/freebsd-arndale.png I need to install ...
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Show boot log only on Primary Monitor in a multi-monitor environment

I have two monitors on my graphic card. When I boot Linux Mint both show the boot Log. Is it possible to limit the boot log or splash screen to one primary monitor instead of cloning it to both? (...
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Linux iftop has lots of confusing entries appearing

I have installed iftop version 1.0 on my Fedora 17 box and I ran it. I am getting a lot of strange rows appearing when the computer is completely idle after boot with no programs running. I am ...
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Lazy ssh key prompt for command line

My question is (very) similar to lazy prompt for ssh public key passphrase but the answer provided there (using GNOME keyring) doesn't really fit the bill (I'd rather have no reliance on X or any ...
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What would an update mechanism look like in bash

I have to update a script compilation from time to time but I haven't any idea how to start a version check script in bash. I've got a version file with 3 vars: version=0, subversion=0 and ...
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Better use of lsof in Linux?

I'm looking for a way to list open files by the Flash plugin (whether Firefox or Chrome). I could use lsof | grep Flash, and it works. But I'm looking for a more efficient way to do that, using lsof ...
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Exception while configuring symmetricDS with postgresql on Linux

SymmetricDS is a java tool which can replicate databases and tables across an intermittent internet connection. I am having trouble configuring it to work with postgresql. I am doing this piece of ...
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IPTABLES to block sites on browser

I am trying to block a specific IP address from being accessed using the browser on my system. I added a simple rule as below iptables -A OUTPUT -d <IP> -j DROP The site gets blocked in the ...
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Interpretation of the bytes stored in the memory of Little Endian machine?

In my program i am storing value 512 in int type. #include <stdio.h> int main() { unsigned int i = 512 ; char *c = (char*)&i; printf("c:%u %d\n",c,*c); printf("c:%u %d\n",c+1,*(c+1)); ...
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Enable FTP disable SSH

I would like to know how enabling FTP access while disabling SSH access for all users except root and admin. I tried to change the shell : /usr/sbin/nologin is no good because disable both and /bin/...
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Kubuntu won't resume from sleep

I am running Kubuntu 13.04 on an Acer Aspire One D270-1375 10 inch netbook running the Plasma Netbook. Kubuntu goes to sleep fine, but when I push the power button to resume it I get multicolored ...
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Linux: automatic bonding of WiFi and Wired interfaces — how does it work?

To my amazement, I just discovered that my Ubuntu 13.04 system seems to support something like automatic network interface bonding. If I establish a TCP connection over WiFi (eg using netcat on ...
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Wifi Wireless Driver Doesn't exits

Hi Recently i've installed Openwrt in my router tp-link tl-mr3220 it is supported in openwrt website : http://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/tp-link/tl-mr3420 Also i've read http://wiki.openwrt.org/doc/uci/...
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Compile Error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libmysqlclient.a: No such file or directory

make all rm -rf build/gov/fcc/tvstudy; \ javac -sourcepath src -encoding UTF8 -classpath build -d build src/gov/fcc/tvstudy/AppManager.java; \ jar cmf Manifest.txt tvstudy.jar -C build gov/fcc/tvstudy ...
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software installation on RHEL4.0

I have installed the package apache/httpd-2.0.65 (which is not a RPM package),but after installation when I am run the command #rpm -qi httpd It is showing an output "httpd service is ...
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randomly losing dns resolving ability

I am seemingly randomly, but frequently (every few mins) losing my internet connectivity. The problem is not on the ADSL modem, but on the linux router, that follows. A DNS server (bind) is running on ...
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How do I copy tar files from User-mode Linux to the host?

I have some tar files inside a User-mode Linux distribution. I need to copy those files from a UML instance to the host. Does anyone knows how to do this? Thank you for your time.
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Cannot see shared folder in /mnt/hgfs

I am trying to share a folder between Lubuntu 13.04 (in VMware player) and Windows 7 64 bit. I followed a tutorial till step 16. I typed a command and saw nothing. I also went into the /mnt/hgfs ...
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Linux dynamic SCSI device naming

When linux boots up, it assigns SCSI drives to various sd* names, in increasing alphabetical order. If I remove some drives (while the system is running) and re-add them, is it guaranteed that the old ...
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rsync transfer chunk size

I‘m transferring 1.1 Mb files over very poor GSM EDGE connection. My rsync command is: rsync --partial --remove-source-files --timeout=120 --append --progress --rsh=ssh -z LOCAL_FILE root@SERVER:...
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Linux: Slow browsers when using http proxy

Thanks for reading this. So basically there's a http proxy I'm trying to use. Proxy performance is pretty good, things like curl or apt work really fast. However, when I try to use the same proxy ...
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How do I auto-mount a network share from a Linux Samba server on Windows 7?

So I started working for a company that has a Windows Small Business Server 2003 as the domain controller with the workstations being Windows 7. We have a Linux server with Samba installed, which ...
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rsync - resume broken transfer (idea of rsync)

I have remote stations that collect data from sensors (ARM Debian) and transfers sets of data (about 1.1 MB) every 15 minutes (server is full Debian). On one station GSM reception is poor and standard ...
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Debian 7 and chromium - java not working

Using debian 7, with chromium as my browser, I got jdk6-64 bit installed on my debian But my chromium won't run java applets, it's saying it's missing on each website that try to run java. How do I ...
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Exlude IP from Ettercap Hosts

I am messing around with Ettercap and performing some MITM on my own home network. I have Ettercap performing the MITM fine. I have my iPhone on the network and it autoadds the iPhone. I then run ...
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Installing Multitail on RHEL 5.3

I'm trying to install Multitail on a RHEL 5.3 machine, but get the following error as the root user. Should this be accessible from one of the default RPM repositories or do I need to add a new ...
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Fedora 19 - USB networking - connected and can ping / https / look up IP of any site but cannot http

I have finally got rid of win 7 and installed Fedora 19 on my laptop. Everything works except for the usb-networking... Details follow: #uname -r 3.9.9-302.fc19.x86_64 #NetworkManager Tool State: ...
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Ubuntu - Clone Terminal Window with SSH Connection

I've used some windows SSH programs, which allow me to spawn new windows based on my current SSH connection. Is there an easy way to "clone" my terminal window that is connected to a different ...
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What is the linux equivalent for Windows tasklist memory usage?

In Tasklist, there'a column Memory usage. What is the equivalent in Linux parlance? RSS, VSZ, SIZE?
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tarballing a git branch to a remote server using a sudoer

I have this compound command working for the root user and have been jumping through hoops trying to get it to work for a sudoer (rsa keys, echoing the pwd, supressing tty etc) but I can't seem to get ...
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Linux Debian Screen is terminating. Can't open screen

I use PuTTY to connect with my VPS server that runs on Debian 7.0 When I try open screen by screen -S {screenName} after enter there's just info [screen is terminating]. It happens on all ...
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Find out available options in /etc/default/grub

I see that in various Linux distributions different options/variables are used in /etc/default/grub. This might be because of different versions of grub2 used (I might be wrong?) On the net I can find ...
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VNC to Linux from MAC OSx up/down arrow keys not working

up/down array keys are not being sent to VNC from my MAC OS. left/right arrow keys are fine.
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Ubuntu booting stuck at checking battery status after upgrade from 10.04 to 11.10

My ubuntu version was 10.04 and it was continuously giving me the prompt please upgrade your version Then finally I did that. Upgraded it from "Update Manager". It downloaded all packages and ...
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Sync only files after a specific time with rsync

I have a server from which I want to copy files and directories to a local destination. The local destination does not have any of the files or directories on it. Instead of copying all files on the ...
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Backup installed packages in Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in a VM using VirtualBox. I planned to learn android development and downloaded some sources to the VM. I downloaded it in my brother's net,which is really fast. Now, I ...
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Quickly make file on Linux server available to Windows client

I have a remote Linux server which I am SSH'd into using PuTTY from my Windows client. Within the shell, I create some file, and I wish to quickly make it available to the Windows client. Currently ...
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Strange wifi in Kali Linux

I have installed Kali Linux on my Dell Inspiron N5110 Laptop. during the installation process I have manually set up the network settings (autoconfiguration failed). I have set up the ip as 192.168.1....
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openSUSE service MySQL stop is not working

I am not sure what I need to do, if anything. Using CentOS, when I run service mysql stop, it stops MySQL. On openSUSE studio, when I run the same command, it does not work.
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Swap size LIMITED to RAM size

I've created a swap file of 4.3GB. Made it a swap file with mkswap and then mounted it at boot. Now... if I have done a free -m of my system I got: total used free ...
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Renew the Linux, Restore to the new

I'm new to Linux. My Ubuntu 13 is now meeting problem such the CPU rate is about 100% ever time and the System Drive Disk Usage is full. I think the virus is attacking my computer. Are there any ways ...
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Installing Fedora 19 with not enough free space left

I'm completely new to Linux, and I wanted to install Fedora 19 with my Windows 7 (dual boot). When I go through the installation process it only shows my hard drive (not partitions) and says that ...
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Recover Linux ext4 partition formatted(erased) to hfs+

I have a Linux partition with ext4 and I accidentally formatted it with Mac OS X Disk Utility to HFS+ (Mac OS X Extended Journaled). I tried to recover it with http://www.r-studio.com/ on Windows but ...
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How can I record a video signal in Linux from the command line?

I have a Linux machine with a Pinnacle video card. I wanna record a video signal from my TV connected to the S-Video input in my Pinnacle card. I could record using VLC GUI, but I wanna cron it, so I ...
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Unable to find .metadata folder in Ubuntu

I am unable to find .metadata folder in my workspace, I am using ubuntu 12.04LTS and eclipse Juno. please help me. I tried a lot but all those in vain.
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Converting the /dev/ttyUSB to com ports in linux

I have some software which runs on windows. I installed wine and ran it in linux. It works fine but the issue is it communicates with a serial port. Therefore the only option I can choose are com1,...
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Yum's download speed is too slow

My yum download speed is in average less than 5KBps and goes to less than 1KBps but my normal download speed is around 140KBps. I tried installing yum-fastestmirrors but didn't help. any suggestions?