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How to choose gtk version for Eclipse RCP application in linux?

I have an Eclipse RCP application which I want to run in Linux environment that has multiple gtks installed. Is there a way to choose the gtk version against which I can run the application? Linux ...
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Ubuntu kernel upgrade after graphic card driver update

I use Ubuntu 12.04 with an ATI Radeon 5450 graphic card. I use 2 monitors, and I had to update the video driver because the default one doesn't remember its settings after reboot. I have found out ...
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Linux benchmark SSD vs HDD

I wonder if there is any performance difference when using SSD as the main Hard drive rather than mounting it to be used by different applications on the server. For example using a command line ...
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Trying to restore data, usb drive not properly detected?

I am trying to recover files from a usb drive with a corrupted filesystem, thus far I have had no luck. When hooking it up to a machine with Ubuntu I get the following information: Syslog OptiPlex-...
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Crash without Core dump

First of all: I have core dumps enabled and they work most of the time. So one programm crashes every now and then and generates a core dump. But sometimes it crashes without a core dump. Which is ...
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Old Red Hat Linux 5.2 on VirtualBox

I am trying to install and run Redhat 5.2 on a VirtualBox VM. This is NOT RHEL; This is the old Redhat 5.2 from before the Fedora project and was first released in 1997. While going through the ...
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FreeRADIUS fails to start

I don't remember exactly what I changed, but I think I replaced the current Freeradius users file with one from a backup and I guess permissions got messed up somehow. I get this written to the logs ...
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how to run ruby app on startup

I'm trying to run a sinatra app on startup in linux mint. I'm using the startup applications preferences to add the path to the ruby file that I'm trying to execute: shotgun /path/to/file/file.rb ...
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How to get Ubuntu's latest repositories on elementry OS Luna?

I know that ElementryOS luna is based off of the Ubuntu 12.10 LTS, and so the packages are outdated (ex: the sudo apt-get install gimp will get you 2.6 instead of 2.8) so how do i get the latest ...
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Expand bash variables inputted from the read command

I have a tab delimited file like this: table_a "where id IN ($IDS)" table_b "where fk_id IN ($IDS)" table_c "where fk_id IN ($SOME_OTHER_IDS)" And I'm trying to write a script like: IDS="...
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nfs and cifs shares hanging from Linux

I've got a NAS (Dlink DNS-323) that I mount from my linux box. It used to work fine, and then I upgraded my distro (apt-get upgrade). I'm running Linux Mint Debian Edition. Current kernel is: oliver@...
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Are there any human-readable PCI slot management utilities for CentOS / Linux?

I'm looking for a method to determine, in a human-readable way, what kind of PCI device is in which slot on a computer running Linux or a derivative. lspci is somewhat cryptic and impenetrable, and ...
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cwrsync and long file names issue

I am trying to use cwrsync on my windows server to backup to my linux server, but am running into an issue where the file names become too long. So a user on one of the systems will have a mapped ...
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VirtualBox setup fails at compiling modules

I have recently upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04, where everything worked fine, to 13.10, where I cannot get VirtualBox to work any more. I did some googling but could not find a similar error (all involved ...
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How can sed find pattern in one field but append another(same row)

I have a text file that has comma separated values. Field1 has field that needs to be matched, but field two needs substitution based on the match. Example: A,C B,C Result: A,D B,C I'm guessing ...
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how can sed get patterns from a file

I have two files one holds a list of patterns, another need to be changed based on these patterns. So far I have been experimenting with cat patterns.txt| xargs -n1| sed 's/patternfromfile/...
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Copy file from local host to remote host

This answer must exist somewhere as it's so basic, but I can't find it. I have a file on my local computer that I want to copy to a remote host. I know how to use scp, but if I do it from my local ...
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remote desktop to Fedora 20 with xrdp

I was able to setup xrdp on my Fedora 13 machine and access it from my Windows 7 machine by follow the steps on the first post on this thread It was simple and easy. But when i try the same on my ...
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btrfs does not show drive as missing

I am trying out btrfs and I noticed some funny behaviour: I have two drives in a raid 1 configuration. sudo btrfs fi show Label: none uuid: 52b9c6f6-ce5c-4727-861e-e2fd012e475f Total devices 2 ...
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Can I have 'local root' accounts inside a VirtualBox guest OS?

Do you know if I can get a local 'root' inside a VirtualBox guest OS (Linux)? I need this to install the "guest extensions". Should this be the same as my "host" OS root?
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tftp “Successful Transfer” but file incomplete (windows 7 client put to ubuntu tftpd-hpa server)

I'm trying to transfer a file using the Windows 7 tftp client (from the command line: tftp put ) to a tftp server in Ubuntu 12.04 (tftpd-hpa with TFTP_OPTIONS="--secure -c"). The windows client ...
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How to set axis same in length in gnuplot

I am making a map with gnuplot. But, I find that the length of X axis is not equal with the Y axis. For example, the length of X from 0 to 10 is 20 pixels while 15 pixels in Y axis from 1 to 10. Can I ...
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Lock screen after auto login Debian/Ubuntu

My situation: Need auto login for my Wheezy. Sometimes I'm away from my PC when it rebootsso I need to lock the screen after auto login. When I type /usr/bin/gnome-screensaver-command -l it locks ...
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Problems installing ping in docker

I am trying to follow the docker tutorial but in a virtual machine. I've tried to install ping in ubuntu docker container with the command sudo docker run ubuntu apt-get install ping The problem ...
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Debian wheezy offline UPGRADE

I using Debian(Wheezy) with 3.2.0-4 amd64 kernel version,I was installed both of "usb-modeswitch" and "usb-modeswitch-data" packages but Debian don't detect my 3g-modem-usb dongle. Now i think i ...
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Gentoo Linux: emerge installs several versions of portages

I'm a beginner in Gentoo Linux. Just have been installed Calculate. I want to install Ruby. But when I call emerge -av dev-lang/ruby it installs 1.8.7 AND 1.9.3 AND 2.0.0. Why?? Ok. When I specify a ...
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Is there any command line docx to image converter available?

Is there any docx to image (jpg, png, bmp, ...) available with command line support? It's better to have one in windows, but if there is any in linux, that's great too.
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Replace words on given line numbers

I have a file 1.txt INTEGER-d_int () INTEGER-d_int () INTEGER-d_int ( ) INTEGER-d_intClass() INTEGER-d_intClass new() and I want to replace the occurrence of d_int with d_INT on the ...
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Linux: command to find out number of cores the process is running on at any instance [duplicate]

What is the command to find out number of cores the process is running on at any instance ? -Thanks
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transmission-daemon web 403 forbidden

Using transmission-daemon on a Raspberry Pi with Respbian, I always get 403 Forbiden when I try to visit RPi_IP:9091/transmission/ from another computer via local network. My settings.json: "rpc-...
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How to load ~/.Xresources when starting X?

I've edited my ~/.Xresources and issued xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources and it worked perfectly. However when I restart X, the settings are changed to default. I've also added xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources in ~/...
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Is it possible to compile together OS and web server/server apps into a single executable?

I was discussing with a friend the idea of a "single application compiled server", in which the server is compiled together only with the its dependencies into a single executable. Nothing else is on ...
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Why can linux users see each others files?

I would have thought that basic security principles would mean that users can't see files in the home directory of other users. Many many years ago I worked on Novell servers and I seem to recall ...
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How to store setings

I have made my .bashrc give me two types of prompts; longp: xanth@X-VboxTux:~➤➤➤ and shortp: ➤ I have done this by writing a 0 or a 1 to a file and then to determine what prompt should be shown ...
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Dual Boot SteamOS from VHD [duplicate]

I have a Windows 8.1 machine. I made a SteamOS Virtual Machine on HyperV, using the Ye Old SteamOS ISO I know it's possible to dual boot from VHD, however Windows bootloader does not support non ...
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How to obtain a version of ImageMagick compiled for OpenCL (Linux)

For reasons I do not understand, ImageMagick requires a special compilation to make use of OpenCL drivers on the host machine. Does anyone know of a place where I can obtain a Linux version compiled ...
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ImageMagick for Windows not listing OpenCL as enabled

I'm trying to experiment with GPU-accelerated resize operations using ImageMagick. On my Windows machine, using convert -list configure lists only FEATURES OpenMP and not the OpenCL I expected since ...
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How to login as root from Bash and do stuff

This is my simple bash: cat test.sh #!/bin/bash echo "hello" su - root -c /path/to/script.sh <<EOF password EOF whoami echo "good bye" But I get this error: ./...
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Limit users only to their home folder and sub folder

Today i did give acces to SSH to my friend,and i want hem only to shay in folders that he is owning.So that is his home folder. So,how can i make sure that he will only have acces to that folder? I ...
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Why do print jobs to a /dev/null printer hang on the gziptoany filter?

I have a /dev/null printer set up for testing: lpadmin -p Testing -E -v file:///dev/null but whenever I print to it lp -n 1 -d Testing -t "This is a test" some_text_file.txt The job just sites ...
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How to setup touchegg with gnome on debian

I am trying to setup touchegg on debian testing with gnome. I was able to compile and run it (without gui, daemon only). But unfortunately gestures doesn't work, though gnome two finger scroll works. ...
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How to type ñ on my debian system?

Dead keys used to work as they should until months ago but since whatever update of my debian/gnome/whatever I fail to both type ñ and to find a solution. I live in Viña, Chile, so it's not so ...
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Steam not work in Debian 7 - Illegal instruction

I don't know what can I do to make this work, help is needed. I installed steam from Debian repos - by synaptic, all I have is "not found": Illegal instruction /usr/games/steam: 16: /usr/games/steam:...
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How to enlarge “/”?

I'm using Red Hat 6.3 MP with two disks: VMware virtual disc (sda) with: /boot (sda1) swap (sda2) lvm2-disc (sda3) /dev/dm-0 mounted on / On /dev/dm-0, there is no free space available. /dm-...
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unable to set group permissions for a folder

I need to give writing permissions within a folder for all the user in the www-data group. So far, I tried to ad myUser to the group: sudo usermod -a -G www-data myUser Then, I changed the owner ...
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Lost executable +x permissions after home folder encryption

I have encrypted my home folder, where I have many compiled installations of Qt, and now every executable file in all those installations have lost their +x flag in permissions, and I can't execute ...
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Two Linux PCs sharing One Tethered Connection

I've got two ubuntu PCs and one Android tablet. Android tablet tethers via usb with PC1. I'd like to connect the PC2 with PC1 so PC2 also becomes able to access the internet. Moreover it should also ...
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Can't install .ipk files on router

I am following this tutorial: WRT54GL v1.1 wired IEEE 802.1x client TTLS PAP:(surfnet / eduroam / securew2 wpa_supplicant, EAPOL TX RX) to setup my Linksys 160NL router with authentication. I have ...
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OpenSSH ~/.ssh/config host-specific overrides not working

I've tried setting up my ~/.ssh/config file with the help of this guide. However, the host-specific User override has no effect and ssh tries to connect using the global username instead of the host-...
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What is is the bitmask for these SysRq commands?

I for the life of me still can't wrap my mind around bitmasks. I am sure they are very simple, I just haven't found something that makes how they work click in my brain yet. What would be the bitmask ...