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Linux: which method does linux use to log out

I'm interested how does linux log out work(what happens when I click log out from GUI). I've searched and found few ways to log out. pkill -KILL -u {username}, gnome-session-quit. I'm using Ubuntu ...
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Linux bash script for oldest file in a folder + return value if folder is empty

I am using SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86_64) I need to find a folders oldest file and print it out in unixtime. I did get the job done with this one liner: find $1 -maxdepth 1 -type f | xargs ...
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Vim doesn't respect fileformat setting on windows share

I have mounted several SMB shares (folders are located on windows server) on my linux machine gvfs-mount smb://user@domain@fileserver/sharedfolder I can access files and edit them in vim, but vim ...
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timeout on connecting to vsftpd on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a VPS running Ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to run a FTP server on it, using VSFTPD. I think the server is running as it should, I can connect to it locally: root@my-server:~# ftp <IP> ...
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Linux: How does user log out work

I'm new with linux. I've searched about how to safely log out other user and found few solution but I want to know how they work internally. I have few questions: 1. pkill -KILL -u {username} Does it ...
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Linux more, how to move to beginning of file?

How to show the beginning of file or show the exact line with move terminal command if I gone to the next page?
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Accessing a local device host with IP ending in 0

I have made a mistake in setting up a headless embedded Linux device on a network. I left the static IP set to 10.10.10.0 with its subnet set to 255.255.255.0, which is of course an impossible ...
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Can't create a partition table on micro SD card

I'm trying to reformat a micro SD card that was previously in a raspberry pi (and had stopped working). However, when I plug it into my main computer (arch) and try to partition it, I can't because ...
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Server running Ubuntu 16.04, 2 NICs via Technicolor TC8305C; causing Internet issues w/ other clients when Port Forwarding / or DMZ enabled?

Just for completion purpose, here's the info in detail again (as is in title): I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on server hardware; 2 x NICs (enp4s0f0 (AKA first), enp4s0f1 (AKA second); 10.0.0.10, ...
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Gnome 3 detects my screen differently VGA/HDMI

I have a screen that is correctly detected by gnome in VGA, he said the screen made 40 ", but when I connect HDMI, he said the screen made 7". Can I configure this option?
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How to mount a LUKS encrypted device with password prompt NOT at bootime?

I would like to automate the process of doing sudo cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/sdc sdc_crypt sudo mount /dev/mapper/sdc_crypt /mnt/data in one line with mount /mnt/data and only be prompted for the ...
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How to use crontab to launch scripts

I have created a script (which I already tested if it works) and I want to use crontab to launch it everytime my pc reboots. I created these script called test.sh just for fun and it's pretty easy: ...
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RHEL7 /boot deleted from fstab

Running RHEL7 Virtual Machine in my home lab. /boot is separated from "/". root@localhost ~# grep part anaconda-ks.cfg -A4 clearpart --none --initlabel # Disk partitioning information part pv.251 ...
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Script not running on resume/wakeup in Ubuntu

I have a script named 999_thaw_flash.sh in my /etc/pm/sleep.d The script follows like this :- export DISPLAY=:0 #!/bin/bash case "{$1}" in resume|thaw) lynx --dump link1 >> file1 lynx ...
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How does the Raspberry PI deal with high or low temperature? [on hold]

I'm doing a research about how a Raspberry PI deals with high temperature and other threats to it's hardware. I've figured out, that there is an operating temperature range defined for several ...
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Docker on android device [on hold]

I saw this thread saying android kernel is missing features to be able to run docker: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/19315168/running-docker-on-android I want to know then which arm linux could ...
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Upgrading Kubuntu through LiveCD after Crash

I have accidentally purged some important stuff, I think, causing my Kubuntu 14.04 to not boot past the startup logo (see my earlier question on Unix Stackexchange here). I can, however, run Kubuntu ...
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Diffrent output of “ps -a” on Ubuntu and Fedora

I have noticed that the ps -a command produces different output when I run it on ubuntu "16.04" and Fedora 23. According the man page of both distribution the -a option should do : -a Select all ...
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sakis3g on raspberry pi2 not accepting any other interface other than ttyUSB0 or ttyUSB1.. how to make connection on other ttyUSB*

i am newbie to linux and raspberry pi. On my raspberry pi 2 , i use sakis3g to make the connection successful,it works fine when it is connected to ttyUSB1 or ttyUSB0 but wen i reboot the system with ...
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How to equivalent to ps -ef in Windows 10

I have looked online, and have not found anything that would accomplish what I want to do. I am looking for a command with output equivalent to "ps -ef" of Linux so I can find out the process id ...
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Backup and restore in LVM

I created a linux machine (Ubuntu), long time ago, where I used only an HDD, I used the default installation (it was long time ago), so basically the situation is this: Device Boot Start ...
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Linux Command to list all FTP users in shell including the users created using vsftpd

I have created a few ftp accounts/users on my CentOS server using vsftpd. Now I would like know the username of that accounts using SHELL. I have root password to access the SSH. I have tried to find ...
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Why does X sometimes break the system while exiting, and can I fix it without rebooting?

The system in question is a laptop running Gentoo. On some occasions, I'll have been playing Minecraft (modded, under the Technical launcher), and then quit game and launcher, log out of X, and get a ...
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Server lock-up, fsck after reboot

After locking up for whatever unknown reason, my dedicated server shows the following after rebooting: It has been stuck on this for about 2.5 hours now. It shows no progress indicator of any sort ...
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PPTP VPN works from Windows, not Linux

I can't connect to my work's PPTP VPN from Linux. But when I reboot to Windows, it works. I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and I try to connect using Network Manager and PPTP plugin. nmap returns the ...
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Trying to install Owncloud client on Linux Mint Rosa Fails

I'm running a brand new Linux Mint Rosa (17.3 Cinnamont 64-bit), and I'm having way too many problems to install the owncloud client on it: Given that the package on the mint repo seems to be ...
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How to set up a network in Windows 7 to let others can access an internal Linux server?

I have two machines. Machine 1 (denoted as M1) is Windows 7 and has two network cards. Machine 2 (denoted as M2) is RedHat 6.5. In M1, the first network card is connected into the Internet and the ...
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Custom script run with sudo - command not found

Problem: Running a script as sudo returns sudo: mount-remove-hiberfile: command not found Info: Scripts folder: '/scripts' (all my custom scripts are kept here) My User: 'cybex' ...
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ap-linux in a vm, does this make sense?

AudioPhile Linux, a distro tailor made to play audio has interested me. However I don't consider it desktop-grade and I don't have a spare machine to use it with. Does it make sense to run ...
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Computer get hot with Linux Mint

So recently I had installed Linux Mint (ROZA) on computer and I dual boot it with windows 10. With windows there is no problem, it does not get hot for example if I get into YouTube or something not ...
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FFMPEG Trying to restream a RTSP stream to HTTP

I have been trying top cobble something together to take a RTSP feed from a IP camera and re transmit it in HTTP. I am trying to get the feed in to my home automation app which does not support RTSP. ...
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docopt module is never found eventhough install

I am trying to run a simple command line that requires dependencies module. I have installed the dependencies pip install requests docopt ran the script -> ./generate-dnscrypt-cmdline. Everytime i get ...
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NO CARRIER with Huawei ME906s

With my Huawei ME906s on Linux (tested with debian sid, debian experimental and Ubuntu 16.04), I get either ERROR or NO CARRIER messages (depending on which device I'm using). In contrast to this ...
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Hard drive not detected on Arch

I have a Samsung external hard drive which I've had for a while but Arch doesn't seem to dectect it. The drive shows up for a few seconds after I plugged it in and run fdisk -l but then disappears. ...
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Open http/https URLs from Mac Mail in Linux virtual machine

I'm running VMWare Fusion 8.1.1 on OS X 10.10.5 with an Ubuntu 16.04 virtual machine. My primary email client is Mail in OS X, but I'd like to configure it so that http/https URLs in emails are opened ...
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Git push and pull with remote Respository [on hold]

So, I'm working on this project, but I'm currently stuck ... I work on a Linux Server and have to push/pull from a remote windows server. But nothing seems to work. What could I do? Which commands ...
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php 5.6.20 - /etc/php5/conf.d directory missing

I can't find /etc/php5/conf.d directory in my system. Do they change catalog structure ? I already read /usr/share/doc/php5-common/README.Debian.gz There is information about linking ...
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How to set different shell prompt color for each newly opened terminal

I am using Ubuntu and can manually change the bash shell prompt color to green using export PS1="\e[0;32m[\u@\h \W]\$ \e[m" However, I want the shell prompt color to automatically change whenever I ...
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Python Script with .py Extension Data Recovery

I have deleted some of my python scripts about 3 months ago and now I want to recover them, I tried Data Rescue 4 which is told as the best data recovery software but it was unable to find .py ...
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How to delete everything on the hard drive if I can't fully boot up Windows, Linux or boot-repair disc(s)?

I had dual-boot Windows and Linux. I removed the grub, but I restarted my computer before Windows deleted the linux partition... I'm no longer trying to get access to my data, all I want now is to ...
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cron job on centOS 6.5

I have used these 2 references to insert a new crontab entry. redhat ubuntu I have created a new bash file and moved it to /usr/bin. That sh file has execute permissions for the root user and the ...
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Why does terminal repeat “//: is a directory” after I source .bash_profile?

Sergios-MBP:~ home$ nano ~/.bash_profile Sergios-MBP:~ home$ source ~/.bash_profile -bash: //: is a directory -bash: //: is a directory -bash: //: is a directory -bash: //: is a directory -bash: //: ...
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Stuck in BIOS after restarting laptop?

Good day! I restarted my laptop today after it hung up on me. When it booted, it greeted me with the BIOS screen. Of course I tried to reboot again and the same thing happened. I looked at the boot ...
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Multiple X displays per monitor

I am developing software for a target system which has 3 displays, one per monitor: localhost:0.0, localhost:0.1, localhost:0.2 Though the target system has 3 monitors, my development system has only ...
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Which is the user‑space command for resuming from hibernation?

During a long time, I used echo disk > /sys/power/state In order to hibernate to/dev/sda10and I was using the initrd of my Debian distribution to resume. But recently, I switched to a raid ...
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checksetup.pl issue while updating bugzilla to 5.0.3

I have a problem with updating to Bugzilla 5.0.3. The problem is when I try to run checksetup.pl and this is the output that I get : Updating old chart storage format... Updating old charting data ...
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Uninstalled Linux, still getting stuck on “grub” boot menu?

I installed then uninstalled Linux on a Windows 10 machine according to instructions at (http://www.howtogeek.com/141818/how-to-uninstall-a-linux-dual-boot-system-from-your-computer/). I removed the ...
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WiFi settings missing in RHEL7

I recently installed RHEL 7 in dual-boot in my computer. Its WiFi (wireless connection) setting is missing while my computer has a wireless NIC. Here is link of screenshot of my desktop is here: ...
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Linux server just as RAMdisk

I want to setup an anti-forensic Linux server to protect my users. My aim is to have the Linux distro and everything inside of it running from RAM, never storing anything permanently. It is possible ...
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OS in a network computers [closed]

Hy everbody ! I have a networked computers that i have implemented the windows operating system at both the server and at stations. I would like to pass on to future operating system Linux, both on ...