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Map remote host to local ip (linux)

How can I map remote host to local ip? For example: If I map google.com to ip 192.168.1.15 so when i ping 192.168.1.15 i get forwarded response from google.com Maybe Iptables or something?
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How do I log in to Windows network from Linux live cd? [duplicate]

I like to work on my programming projects at school but my school has Windows 7 on all the machines and so I can't use python, liclipse, linux tools, etc. I can use a live cd to boot into Linux but ...
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geany ide on scientific linux

I installed scientific linux 7. I would like to install Geany. I tried sudo yum install geany (in root) and also rpm but it didn't work. What can I do ? Do you have to install something before using ...
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Problems with understanding how the RRD tool works

In my understanding inside the RRD database file we have a bunch of "records" which can be updated only in the specified second. Here's an example of database with --step 900: 1416483000: -nan -nan ...
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Share optical drive over lan

Is there any way that you can create an optical drive server so that you can share like an audio-cd on a webserver without converting. Situation: School with new Chromebooks.
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How to make a symlinked folder appear as a normal folder

I have two Dart applications I need to dockerize. These two apps use a shared source directory. Because Docker prevents adding files from folders outside the context directory (project/app1) I can't ...
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file not found, but the file is there

running an Ubuntu 14.04 x64, I like to execute an binary file. This one: $ ls -la /opt/android-sdk-linux/tools/emulator -rwxrwxr-x 1 tho tho 35640 Nov 19 14:46 /opt/android-sdk-linux/tools/emulator ...
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Telit modems on newer linux kernels are not recognised

I've Telit HE910 and HE910-v2 modems. After switching from 3.13-rc4 (sunxi branch) to mainline 3.17.2 I've got problems with 910. Before modem was set up properly: Jan 1 03:22:11 localhost kernel: ...
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Environment variable LC_ALL is always unset by default. why LC_ALL is unset?

Why LC_ALL is always unset by default on Linux and Unix machines? For example, on Linux: root@icubes:[~]# locale LANG=en_US.UTF-8 LC_CTYPE="en_US.UTF-8" LC_NUMERIC="en_US.UTF-8" ...
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Type directory into firefox save/open dialogue location bar?

Is there a way to make the firefox open/save dialogues allow typing in the location bar? Here is the equivalent question for nautilus. Those solutions do not work for firefox. Edit: I'm using ...
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How to solve fsck.ext3: No Such file or directory on redhat 2.6.9-55

I have main two problems here: Error on boot. It said error file system. Forgot root password. How to solve them? This is error occurred when boot, how to solve it while i forgot my root ...
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How to hide the network shared directories C$ D$ ADMIN$ by windows in linux client?

Can I get a solution in GNOME or nautilus? It should be hidden graphically. I'm using Fedora 14, GNOME, and the gvfs package to look over the network share. I can't rename all new files/folders ...
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Does dd require CAP_SYS_RAWIO?

A little while ago, I found out from this that there used to be a way to semi-permanently disable the ability of even root to modify immutable & append-only flags (lcap CAP_LINUX_IMMUTABLE) or ...
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Not quite grasping /dev/random and /dev/urandom

I am not quite understanding the difference between /dev/random and /dev/urandom on Linux systems. What does it mean to run out of “entropy” and how does the system get more? What does it mean when ...
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Home server OS: Linux vs Windows [on hold]

I want to build a home server for my family. I want to do the following on the server: Sharing multimedia (TV Shows, movies, pictures, etc.) Advanced sharing (for instance, sharing a file only with ...
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viber.deb won't run and it can't be appear on my kali linux desktop [on hold]

I installed messenger called vibe that its deb file I mean: When I installed it I found it from applications and I click on vibe-messenger icon but it will not run.
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Edit scripts to hide File/Folder in fedora 14

I want to hide File/folders ending with "#" . I used the '.' formula but cant everytime rename 100s of files and folders ,i want the file /folder to be instantly hidden same like when we apply "." in ...
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Debian Squeeze character encoding issue

I'm running Debian 6.0.7 (Squeeze). Normally, to get the euro symbol, I would type altgr-$ and this works fine on Ubuntu but with Squeeze when I hit those keys the cursor jumps back to the beginning ...
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Resume SCP download when using .pem file with rsync

I have a large file to down form a ssh server, however the connection keeps cutting out. I know that rsync can be used to resume the download however I can not find how to do this when I am using a ...
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What is the policy for permissions on /proc/<PID>/environ?

I see, that usual user process gets user-readable permissions: -r-------- 1 1000 1000 0 Nov 19 13:51 /proc/9083/environ but f.ex. SCREEN daemon gets root ownership: -r-------- 1 root root 0 Nov 19 ...
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How to get current value of txqueuelen on Linux

I know the following command can set txqueuelen in Linux: ifconfig eth1 txqueuelen 4096 But how can I get current txqueuelen of a specific interface? I've tried ifconfig eth1 txqueuelen, it only ...
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How to use .htaccess and .htpasswd for selective redirects & passwords

In my /var/www/ directory I have many directories some like: /var/www/impdata/ /var/www/data/ So can I achieve this: When I go to: www.websitename.com/data/ it should give an 404 error. And when ...
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Restore Ubiquity router with squashfs errors

I have a Ubiquity EdgeRouter Lite that no longer functions after a powercycle. Connecting to the serial port, this is the error I get. kjournald starting. Commit interval 3 seconds EXT3-fs (sda2): ...
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Shell script force stop without waiting for the exit code

I have written a shell script checklick.sh on my CentOS box with the following content: #!/bin/sh # # description: check link through rtmpdump # . /etc/rc.d/init.d/functions ...
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Execute a script when filesystem is mounted

I would like to have a script executed when a (any) filesystem is mounted by the mount command. Currently I have a process watching /proc/mounts for changes, but I am interested to know if there is ...
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How Can I Batch Change the Metadata of MP3 Files? [duplicate]

I have a fews of songs in a folder which I would like to add the metadata items of artist, title, genre and album to. I would like to take the metadata info for the title and artist from the file name ...
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How can I check if timezone has changed in a bash script?

I have a shell script that runs via crontab, but the commands in it are timezone dependent (they refresh a table in database everyday. If the script runs during the time of a DST change, it will ...
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Power LED keeps Blinking - Asus p52f Laptop

I am facing an issue since a long time. I own Asus p52f series laptop, it's 3 yrs old right now. 2 months back I had to change the laptop battery, since I couldn't find the original Asus laptop ...
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How can I share management of a game server between multiple people? [on hold]

I'm trying to figure out a reasonably secure way I can share management of a game server between me and a few other trusted users. I want all of us to be able to be able to start and stop servers for ...
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Why does i3 Window Manager make a blank section?

Once in a while, my i3 Window Manager makes a blank tile that only shows the desktop background. I don't know what causes this. Maybe it's a keystroke I am inadvertently making. It ruins the whole ...
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Is there an AES 256 LUKS encryption option in Fedora?

it was suggested that my post (http://security.stackexchange.com/questions/73140/is-there-an-aes-256-luks-encryption-option-in-fedora?noredirect=1#comment120019_73140) would be better if I asked it ...
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Extracting a tar.gz file returns, “This does not look like a tar archive.”

I have a tar.gz file and I want to extract it using terminal. I used following commands: tar tvzf ldtp_3.5.0.orig.tar.gz and tar -xvzf ldtp_3.5.0.orig.tar.gz. However, I get the same result for both ...
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recreating just the uid/gid unix permissions from tar

I was restoring a root partition based on a tar backup from system-rescue-cd. It went ok except the uid/gid mappings on the system-rescue-cd disk did not match the ones on this debian system that I ...
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Is there an AES 256 LUKS encryption option in Fedora?

I have certain information on my drive that I don't want anyone (not even me ;) ) to gain access to. I read recently that Fedora only offers EAS 256 LUKS encryption. This just isn't secure enough ...
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Debian Jessie apt-get Error: No space left on device

So I'm trying to install a package and I'm getting the following output... phys1ks@DIGITALL-Crunchy:~$ sudo dpkg -i teamviewer_linux.deb (Reading database ... 142512 files and directories currently ...
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Keyboard shortcut to open an attachement in thunderbird

Is there a keyboard shortcut to open an attachement(s) in thunderbird without using the mouse when the message is selected in the message list? If not, is there a way to define a custom one?
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Are mysql records able to be accessed through terminal navigation?

By terminal navigation I mean being able to cd and ls through the file system From what I gather, all data storages have a file system (example: ext4) to manage your datastore. A terminal can expose ...
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Is password-less access to SSH using chroot setup possible?

I was able to log in into a ssh server using public and private keys without using a password. I was able to also setup chroot and jail a new user and avoid that the user could connect via ssh but ...
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Linux temporarily thinks disk is full

I’m working on a Linux server with CentOS 6.5 and a NAS NFS on a QDR Infiniband network. I am running a bash script that basically creates a directory, makes symlinks inside of it, and cats together ...
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ls syntax to show filename and directory

I wish to use the ls command so the result looks like this: folder1/file1.doc folder1/file2.doc folder1/file44.doc folder3/file1.doc folder66/file4.doc folder999/file.doc In other words I want to ...
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pppd started by wvdial does nothing

I'm trying to get GPRS modem working under Linux. For some of the ISPs it worked fine, but for one of them the process stucks right after starting the pppd. The log looks like this: --> WvDial: ...
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NetworkManager reaches outside but network service faiils

I am having IP 172.16.20.201 My proxy is on 172.16.15.8 when using NetworkManager I can ping 172.16.15.8 with no issues. Once I stop NetworkManager and start network service and do service network ...
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What exactly does the ping command do? [duplicate]

I know that the ping command is used to check if any remote machine is accessible from my machine. But I do not know how it determines that. My wild guess is that it sends some sample data to port ...
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Want to create custom command and be able to pass arguments to it

So I have following command which I using pretty often on server ps aux | grep someword | awk '{print $2}' | xargs kill -9 What I want is make alias to this command and be able to pass arguments to ...
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PuTTY or OTHER - Keep executing command even after exiting PuTTY

I have a couple of commands that I need to run. These commands needs to continually run even after I exit my interface. When I have access to the Linux GUI, I execute something like: cd ...
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Unable to mount X,X GB Volume

This issue occurs on x64 ubuntu 14. The volume is standard usb pendrive and an error look like this: Regards
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zip command on linux how to force to zip only files and not whole directories structure?

I want just stupid, simple thing. ZIP all the content of given directory. What I get as result of: zip -r /home/andi/MEDIA_DUMPS/xyz_media.zip /home/andi/xyz/mega_backend/mega_www/media Is ...
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How to setting up rtl8187 on linux?

I have tried to install the realtek drivers for the ALFA AWUS036H with no results. Recently I read that the driver from realtek doesn't work. There is any way to use the internal driver that comes ...
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red hat: how to move items from one monitor to the other

I am using red-hat 5 with two screens. I wanted to know if there is some keyboard shortcut for moving items between the monitors just as the or Fn+space in windows. I found this answer, it may works ...
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CentOs stopped working after update in VirtualBox

I recently updated my OS to centOs 6.4 in virtual box. Before update I had guest additions installed and everything worked fine. The screen resolution all was fine. After update to 6.6, the OS stopped ...