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command in windows and linux to check a remote SMTP server is responding

what is the command we use in Windows AND Linux to check if a remote SMTP server (192.168.5.5) is responding to SMTP commands?
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How to insert lines into specific files in which a string is not present?

I'm looking for some help with a small script. I would like to search all files corresponding to /usr/local/directadmin/data/users/*/httpd.conf for the string centralized.log If the string is ...
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running 64-bit Linux in Virtual box 5.0.0 on windows 7

Hi i am very new to virtual machines. I have Virtual box 5.0.0 running on windows 7 64-bit. I have installed extension packs, however when i go to set up Kali Linux 64-bit, it doesn't give me a option ...
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date. hwclock keep showing wrongly everytime after reboot

Edited question to better reflect situation. (My hwclock and date is not showing correctly) I am on +GMT 8 and i have set my hwclock to localtimezone by doing the following rm /etc/adjtime ...
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File sharing between a cluster of linux machines

I have a cluster of 6 machines. The other day we had a power cut and the fully functioning cluster turned off. Now we have turned it back on its no longer functioning and the person who was knew what ...
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Windows 8.1 dual-boot with openSUSE boot failure

I already have Windows 8.1 on my newly built PC and wanted to dual-boot with openSUSE. I wrote the install image to a USB, but the install kept hanging so I used network install (also written to a ...
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User can't access to group permission directory

I have a user jenkins in group jenkins. I want to have access to the directory /var/www/html/, so I have changed the directory group from root to jenkins. $ ll /var/www ... drwxrwx---. 7 root jenkins ...
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Setting default group permissions via SFTP

I am setting up a file server where users log in via SFTP. I want all users to have the same permissions to read and write any file. Since they all have different accounts with different passwords, i ...
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Remove one of multiple Operating System

I have two operating systems, ubuntu and backtrack 5. I no longer need BT5. How do I remove/uninstall BT5 without losing any data of Ubuntu ? Edit 1: After I delete the BT5 partition how do I extend ...
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Accessing shell variables inside 'sudo' block : export doesn't work

I am writing a script to fix a missing 'F' letter in a mail log file. The mail log file is continuously updating. I am getting a file name, after that I am doing 'sudo su' to get superuser access. ...
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Symbolic link on a USB stick automatically adding extra characters upon opening

I'm trying to create a relative symbolic link to an html file. Both the symbolic link and the file are to be stored on a USB stick (i want it to open on any computer). I successfully created the ...
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How to open a encrypted hard drive on linux?

Hey I have encrypted my hard drive using Bitlocker in windows. How to open my hard drive on Linux and How to remove password ?
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How to reflect changes in PATH as done by a user script

I have a script which does some basic root PATH integrity check and inputs a line in ~/.bash_profile to source my script, so that changes my script made in root's PATH is permanent across restarts: ...
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Unable to install PosgreSQL on Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to install PostgreSQL on my Ubuntu machine. I end up getting this error. postgresql : Depends: postgresql-9.3 but it is not going to be installed postgresql-contrib : Depends: ...
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How can I track internet upload/download on linux while ignoring local traffic?

I have two Linux boxes connected to a router and the router is connected to a modem. The Linux computers share file systems via NFS. I want to track internet usage upload and download values, ...
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Multitail: how to view whole file?

I have a big log file (10000 lines). When I open it with multital only last ~100 lines are loaded, so I can't scroll back and view another preexisting lines. Doesn't work because affect only on new ...
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find out boot sequence on linux OS

When a linux OS is booting there is a boot sequence. How can I find this boot sequence? Specific: I have an AR.Drone, powered by 1 GHz A8 CPU, 1 GB RAM and linux OS. I want to tweak some things but ...
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NTP System time different from hardware time

on a centos 6.5 server I've just executed ntp with: service ntpd start It has fixed system time, but hardware time is still wrong. Is this normal? How can i fix it? ntpstat reports: ...
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Can't write partition Table

I own an Asus UX31A Prime - 8GB Ram and SSD 256GB - SanDisk. It started about two weeks ago after hibernation (Windows). The problem is that is stocks on boot/resume. I search around it by trying to ...
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How to route only part of my network traffic through 3G/4G/Tethering?

Latelly I've been in the middle of nowhere and my only option is to use my 3G/LTE dongle or tether my phone. The problem is the number of background tasks and updates and everything that consumes my ...
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mount root (/) again after mistake, without /etc/

I think I accidentally mounted /dev/hde1 to / after formatting another disk with mkdosfs -F 32 -I /dev/hde1 /dev/hdc1 should be mounted on / but now there is no way to remount it again since ...
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Android ADB Shell sendevent Not Working

I want to simulate pressing the power button on a rooted Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 GT-P5100 running Android 4.0.4 using the ADB shell. To do this I changed the relevant permissions using: adb shell su ...
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Checking for changes on Linux live OS's

I am a novice to the terminal of linux live OS's (eg Kali Linux). Please advise what 1) in built programs (e.g. Syslog...), 2) Commands in the Terminal (eg ls, ps, md5sum, ...) one can use for ...
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SSH Connection is established on port 22, but service is not working

I am having this recurrent issue on one of my MySQL Cluster Servers, actually always happens in any random MySQL server of this cluster, on many countries where we have this same configuration. I ...
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Can't reconfigure Xorg

I made a common mistake of not reading the whole manual and installing Nvidia drivers. Now Xorg won't even start. I read that reconfiguring Xorg fixes that but it's not working for me. My system: ...
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Private ip dhcp for pxe boot

Sorry this might be a stupid question as I don't know the exact term to google. But this question has been in my mind for a while. Let's assume machine A is the isc-dhcpd server with two interface. ...
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USB disk not recognized by Linux

I have a Raspberry Pi running a Debian based linux distribution (Raspbmc). I have a ext4 formatted 1 TB usb disk connected to it, mounted under this path: /media/Monolite with this line in the ...
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Using MV to rename large amount of files using a script

I'm writing a bash-script to rename a large amount of files, using mv. Original filename File001.txt New filename file-new-001.doc I can change the suffix but i do not know, how to insert the ...
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Mac OS .bash_profile errors

I'm running Mavericks 10.9.5 and I have tried to install Metasploit from this guide. It was until the Install Homebew I used echo PATH=/usr/local/bin:/usr/local/sbin:$PATH >> ~/.bash_profile ...
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Apache2 Virtualhost takes me to root directory

I have a virtual host created under /etc/apache2/sites-available called attrave.com.conf Here is the code for that virtual host file (only relevant code attached): ServerName attrave.com ...
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Unable to make ODBC connection on Ubuntu 14.04

I usually access an ODBC connection through a CentOS server, and I'm trying to make the same connection locally on my Ubuntu Trusty laptop. So far as I can tell I've duplicated everything properly ...
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Using Clipboard with Xfce and TightVNC

I'm having major difficulties in getting the clipboard (copy/paste) to work over my VNC connection. Setup: Server: Ubuntu 14.04 with Xfce and TightVNCServer Client: Windows 8.1 with TightVNCViewer ...
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Can't set Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 card power on laptop under Linux

I've been trying to set the power management on my wireless card. I looked at PowerTOP and I tried setting power management on the wireless card, but it doesn't work. When I tried using the command ...
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Full Disk Encryption in existing Linux system without erasing any content from the drives

I am trying to achieve "Full Disk Encryption" in a already installed Linux system. I have come across with LUKS with dm-crypt, it can encrypt a drive/entire disk, but before encrypting it is ...
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Flash not showing in /dev but I see it in lsusb

I have a USB flash drive. I formatted it some time ago, and an copy of my Bitcoin private keys were on it. I would like to recover it (it was formatted as Ext4, if I remember). After plugging the USB ...
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Can I get Emacs to save a local copy when editing a remote file?

I know I can edit a remote file over SSH by opening a file path of the form /ssh:user@host:/path/to/file. However, right now I'm working on a kernel module in a Linux VM. Since my kernel module might ...
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Transparently split file | Hardlink to file part

I have really big file (TrueCrypt container) and I want to save it in some cloud, but it has constraint on file size, limiting to 2 Gb, also it has some tool to sync directory. The idea is to create ...
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How can I delete the content between two tags in a large xml file (>2GB)

The File in Question is XML but I want a Shell Script to remove all the binary (Base64) encoded images that are embedded. The files are generally huge (>2GB). I want to delete everything between: ...
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Linux software/application deployment tool like docker?

Docker is great. It allows me to quickly run a web application without having to configure my OS to become a host. I use an OpenVZ VPS so I cannot use docker. OpenVZ is a container itself, ideally I ...
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Debian: Eclipse 3.8.1 doesn't know anything anymore about Java

I work on a Debian testing, with an Eclipse installed from the repositories (current version: 3.8.1). Since my latest apt-get upgrade, Eclipse "doesn't understand Java" anymore: no Java perspectives, ...
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Copy files from Solaris to redhat via SCP command run on RedHat console

I have to copy several GB of little files (from few bytes to < 1MB). These files resides on a file system of a Solaris system. No rsync and rdiff software is available on Solaris and cannot be ...
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VNC - two users at same time

I've set up VNC on my desktop (Linux) and I'm not sure how to configure it so that there can be two users using the desktop at the same time? Is VNC the correct tool for this or will it only allow one ...
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Merge small files to larger one with specific size and preserving lines

I got a bunch off files with "line-based" content. They have different sizes but I need a lot of files with the same sizes. What I got: File 1, 70 Lines, 5MB File 2, 113 Lines, 15MB What I want: ...
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I cant install Skype on Kali Linux x64

root@kali:~/Desktop# dpkg -i skype-debian_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb (Reading database ... 316914 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to replace skype 4.3.0.37-1 (using ...
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Using Tuleap Agile Dashboard

When planning a release using the Agile Dashboard it appears that the slide function - remove the backlog to a release does not work on my environment. Note that I play the role of administrator on ...
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Can't install openssh under ubuntu 14.04

I am just trying to install openssh-client and openssh-server on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. When I do sudo apt-get install openssh-client I get the following: http://pastebin.com/YJp04iin (I ...
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How to boot Apple Mac via PXE (custom mini-Linux)

I have a network system, where I serve a mini-linux to a connecting client via PXE (pxelinux.0). I can't get this to work with Mac OS X. Booting from network is there saved for backup operations. I ...
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After a crash, how does Firefox know what tabs I had open?

I browse in Firefox and in a sudden my power goes off. After booting the machine and opening the browser, Firefox knows my last session's tabs. Is there any file that Firefox is constantly writing to? ...
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How to use iptables to allow traffic only throug ONE SPECIFIC VPN

I'm trying to allow all traffic from my Banana PI running Lubuntu to only go to my LAN or otherwise through an VPN Server. I'm following this guide: ...
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Linux fault tolerant array for home server

Is there any method of creating a fault tolerant disk array with a mix of disks? I intend to use debian linux stable as a file server for home. The data is going to be cloud backed up but I don't ...