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Does FTP reserves full space at transfer?

I wonder, if FTP reserves full space and creates the file at once when trasfer starts or the target file is created only when upload is finished. For example: I have a server sending a file via FTP ...
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Get IPv6 to work

I'm trying to get IPv6 to work. My host provied me the following informations: IPv6 network: 2a03:4000:2:483::/64 IPv6 gateway: fe80::1 My /etc/network/interfaces looks like this: # The loopback ...
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Is USB 2.0 fast enough to run Linux from it?

I have an old PC with old hard disk (IDE, parallel ATA) dying (probably). There is Windows XP installed, but it's not booting any more. During Windows load, I can hear hardware clicks (believe it ...
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Trying to install kubuntu - ubi-partman failed with exit code 141

I first had installed ubuntu 13.10 dual boot with windows 8. I had 4 partitions, the one with Ubuntu, the one with windows, a partition "System reserved" which I think has the boot flag also and a ...
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Join an Active Directory domain with Linux without being an Administrator

My current task is to configure a testing virtual machine to join our company's AD domain, so users can login with domain credentials. I am only responsible to make tests with that VM, that will be ...
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How to locate files within my computer containing strings of text

What I am trying to do: I am trying to locate files with in the directory \\xxxx that contain strings of text DSN=, Server=, UID=, Pwd=, Password=. The files do not have to contain every single ...
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Enabling 5.1 with a Xonar DS soundcard on Debian Jessie

I have successfully installed a Xonar DS on my Windows 7 system. I'm trying to do the same on my 64bit Debian (Jessie) partition, but it's quite another story. Goods news, as alsa wiki tells me, my ...
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How to log out current user?

I'm very very new to the linux world. I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I was wondering how to log out my user using the terminal. I searched the web and all the sites say that I should run the ...
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Samba not found, where is the samba binary?

Where is samba by default? I started samba with: /etc/init.d/samba start But I wanted to check the version with samba -v So I noticed it wasn't in my path and I needed to create a symlink to it ...
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How to increase the bcache sequential_cutoff on Fedora startup

The bcache has sequential_cutoff parameter that is usually reachable at /sys/block/bcache0/bcache/sequential_cutoff and one can increase the level with following command: echo 512M > /sys/block/...
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RSYNC over SSH requesting password

I looked at numerous question but don't seem to find quite what I'm looking for. I've created a script in which I'm trying to run rsync over ssh, this will eventually be put into a cron job. The ...
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ifs environment variable is not inherited

In Unix the IFS variable was often used to subvert system integrity. How it was fixed? The only answer I found is in wikipedia page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internal_field_separator which says: "...
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Sending screen to another monitor

In the movies they are able to put other peoples screen or content up on the big screen. Is there a way to do such activities in real world scenarios with an application? I would like to be able to ...
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home file server using samba slow read and write speed

I have a machine running ubuntu server 12.04. I installed samba for file sharing on my home network. I have windows and linux machine. My server spec are: amd phenom 2 x6 1055t, 8Gb of ram, 10/100/...
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Error building virtualbox guest additions for openSUSE 13.1

I'm running openSUSE 13.1 guest OS inside virtualbox on ubuntu 12.04 host. The OS installed fine, but when I try to build the guest addons by issuing "./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run", the build process ...
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Network Register a Headless Device

I have a Raspberry Pi (but also applies to any headless machine). I SSH into the machine, but I can't go anywhere else unless I share my internet with it via OS X. To use the internet, each device ...
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Why does computer hangs everyday?

My Linux computer hangs every day (sometimes twice a day). It also hangs my home network until the Ethernet cable is unplugged or I reset it. I can`t find any severe exceptions in log. This computer ...
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Is there a desktop status widget for Jenkins?

At our company, we use Nagstamon to monitor our Nagios alerts. It's a standalone app that doesn't require a web browser, and installs on Linux. Is there a similar widget to monitor Jenkins ...
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Combining two linux commands

Im trying to use mergecap to merge 15 old pcap files in a folder. I tried to use FILES=($(find /mnt/md0/capture/DCN/ -maxdepth 1 -type f -name "*.pcap" -print0 | xargs -0 ls -lt | tail -15 | awk '{...
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Configuration lost in my server after rebooting

I have done apt-get update in my server linux - debian and after rebooting the server it get lost all the configuration. I mean it is booting from different partition. Any idea of what happened?
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How to mount nfs share using autofs

I shared /data directory using nfs This is the content of /etc/exports /data *(rw,sync) I started these two services service rpcbind restart service nfs restart This is my firewall ...
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Grep analog in Powershell

I'm trying to make a port for a project from linux to MS Server. The problem is that there is grep command with special options grep -c string and grep -e which I need to convert. Found that similar ...
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Is it possible for Gammu SMSD queue out sms when using null backend?

I have an application that send out sms using gammu smsd. My application don't need to save the sms for each sent message or received or error and on outbox, so I configure gammu-smsd with null ...
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mergecap fails to create output file when run from crontab

I have created a script to merge pcap files using 'mergecap -w '. The script doesn't work as the output file is not already present. So I tried to use 'touch outputfile.pcap' before the mergecap ...
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How to send encrypted mail using mailx command in Linux/Unix?

I want to make my email encrypted as email is confidential. Can anyone please tell me how to encrypt the email using the mailx command. In my shell script I have already used mailx to send the emails, ...
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How do I restart a service at every reboot?

As a result of a bug in mcollective [1], I need to restart the service immediately after each boot. What is the best way to accomplish this? [1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=906885
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How to select a section from a string in using bash

I have an array containing strings which consist of paths to files in the following format: /path/to/file/14561234545_50303.TXT I'm trying to select the section that is after the "1" but before the "...
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Redirection of web content from linux router to separate web proxy

Here's a good one: while I like the reporting features and https filtering of the up-and-coming Sphirewall firewall/router distribution, it is not quite up to speed on the things that I require in ...
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Running ZFS as MediaStorage with non ECC-Ram

First to the Setup: I'm planning to use 8-11 USB3 Disks to form a MediaStorage The idea is to use 2 USB3 Hubs to balance the load between two seperate USB3 Ports (on different hubs) Now from what I'...
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Linux Mint 16 - Lock Screen Firmware Bug

After playing around with a lot of dual-boot configurations, I've recently decided to ditch Windows (8.1) altogether and have installed Linux Mint. I am running Mint 16 Petra with MATE Desktop This ...
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Can I plug a 2nd hard-drive in the slot for the CDROM drive?

I've received a second 3.5" hard-drive and I'd like to plug it in my desktop computer. The desktop case has only one slot for a hard-drive (3.5") and another slot for a CDROM drive (5.25", I assume). ...
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Write to Samba fails for only one application

A samba server was setup on a Centos 6.4 box with SELinux unenforced. It's configured and running, and from Windows with it mapped to a network drive most users and applications can read and execute ...
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How to enable lftp protocol logging?

We are trying to get lftp to log all its protocol commands (during the login). I see several verbose options in the man page but the all have to do with a specific command issued after logging in (...
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Questions about behaviour of running LiveCD Linux after unmounting a CD-ROM

Could anyone explain what happens in system after unplugging CD-ROM during working with LiveCD session? Suppose that I'm using Ubuntu LiveCD and suddenly by accident the CD-ROM disconnect for a ...
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OpenSuse 11.4 hard free space decreases to zero without any running program

I have a one-user linux OpenSuse 11.4 on my HP proliant server and I always connect to it with TightVCN. The server settings are: core file size (blocks, -c) 0 data seg size (...
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Installing phpmyadmin package ERROR 1045 (28000)

I need to create a new mySQL db for a local site, I thought I'd do that with phpMyAdmin so I installed that package like so: sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin During this process I get a couple of ...
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Change group or permissions when a file is moved to a shared directory on Linux

I've set up a Linux server accessible with ssh and Samba share. Every user has his own folder USER/ and a public folder USER_public/. Permissions on the USER_public/ are set up using setfacl in such ...
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Files copied to NTFS partitions in Ubuntu get deleted by Windows 8

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8.1 installed, both 64-bit (dual boot). Whenever I create or copy files to any of the NTFS partitions from Ubuntu, these files get deleted once I login to Windows. When ...
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Use kvkbd without window manager

I am currently developing a kiosk application in QML and I want to use kvkbd virtual keyboard for user input. When used with a window manager (such as icewm), kvkbd works well, but since my ...
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Editing a .jar with `vim`

On an Amazon Linux instance I'm trying to edit a jar file remotely through putty. vim provides a convenient navigator, which displays a prompt with a list of the contained files in the jar: > vim ...
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Hex of filesize

I am following a tutorial on few kernel dev. I encountered an operation where I have to use dd like dd ... if=PBL.bin of=... count=block_number The block_number variable is defined to be as The ...
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How can “Primary Partition” be located in “Extended Partition”?

AFAIK, there can not be more than 4 primary partitions in one HDD because of the size limit of the MBR. I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 together. Here is the screenshot captured from ...
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Autostart PtokaX at boot only after mysqld has started

I've the following script in /etc/init.d/server.sh #!/bin/bash ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: PtokaX server # Short-Description: PtokaX P2P server ### END INIT INFO /home/serve/...
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Difference between Virtual Console and Workspace?

Please explain all differences between Virtual console and Workspace in Linux. If possible also kindly requested to specify definition and/or example. Many thanks.
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Cannot access the server via ssh after apt-get update

I have did apt-get update in my server - Linux Debian and after that I rebooted the server but now can't access it via ssh. When I open /etc/ssh/sshd_config it showed everything prefix with #. I ...
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Mysterious .zip File

I've booted into Linux (KNOPPIX 7.2(?) on a flash drive) on my father's old laptop and have been looking around the hard drive a bit. In his Downloads folder, I have found a zipped folder called "...
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bind/named not working on UDP from external

This one is weird. I've set this up a long while ago, on a centos5. From what I remember, it used to work. For some time now, it's not. I've just been informed so no clue what changed when that made ...
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How Do I Manage Multiple Kernel Modules by the Same Name?

I have a situation where I have two modules both named cxgb3 and both in /lib/modules/. How do I inform the OS which one to prefer? Consider this example: $ find /lib/modules/ -name cxgb3.ko /lib/...
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Why do my devices appear to have symlinks , which are empty?

I am finding that I can't mount a device, sdb. However, I don't see it in mounts: [root@idh1 rhs-hadoop-install-0_61]# mount | grep --color dev /dev/mapper/VolGroup-lv_root on / type ext4 (rw) ...
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Ubuntu virtualbox stuck at initializing screen

So my ubuntu virtualbox was working fine.. until I decided to try to up it's performance by changing a couple of settings. Things I changed: Base memory: 1468Mb ---> 2048Mb Processors used: 1 ---> ...