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Check ldd for different process

I want to use MS SQL ODBC libraries on Linux. When I run isql from command line all works fine. ldd command doesn't show any issues: ldd /opt/microsoft/msodbcsql/lib64/libmsodbcsql-11.0.so.2260.0 ...
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Yum RPM database corrupted on Red Hat OpenShift

Yum is not working on Red Hat OpenShift, meaning I can't install anything to demonise my node.js app, and I don't have permission to rectify it. Can I install screen from source? Error: error: ...
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Arch Linux UEFI dual boot on BIOS-MBR(msdos) Windows 10

I am trying to dual-boot Arch Linux in UEFI mode with Windows 10 (BIOS-MBR) mode, but I don't know how to correctly partition it or use the GRUB boot loader. What I've read in a beginner's guide ...
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gtk_widget_set_realized was not declared in this scope

I'm trying to compile OpenCV 3.1.0 on RHEL 6.4 and getting the following error: [ 34%] Building CXX object modules/highgui/CMakeFiles/opencv_highgui.dir/src/window_gtk.cpp.o /hpcf/libs/opencv/vendor/...
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I can not open XMGRACE

I can't open xmgrace although I have installed everything correctly. The errors I encounter are: Warning: Widget must be a VendorShell. Warning: translation table syntax error: Unknown event type : ...
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Kali Linux on Virtual Box

Kali Linux booted but stuck on cursor (login) with the black screen. What should I do? I have already reinstalled Virtual Box & Kali Linux.
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Dualboot BlackArch Linux

I want to install Blackarch Linux however when I try to install it, it seems like it wants to delete my existing systems by claiming that my entire disk is "free space". To start the installation I ...
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Nmap won't run any scripts

When I try to run a Nmap script on Kali Linux I get the following: root@known:~# nmap --script smb-check-vulns.nse 192.168.1.111 Starting Nmap 7.00 ( https://nmap.org ) at 2015-12-04 03:45 EST NSE: ...
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How I can check what takes disk space in /tmp?

I am working on external server - just doing some web-api there. Today when I wanted to use api php returned following error: Unknown: write failed: No space left on device (28) So I figured out ...
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init.d script - Permission denied

I'm trying to create a init.d script for my server which should start/stop the teamspeak server and some node.js apps using "pm2". Here's my script: #! /bin/sh ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: ...
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Can't login with PuTTY to RasPi 3 + OSMC

I have a RasPi 3 with a freshly installed OSMC (the successor to RaspBMC, as I'm told). I'd like to use this as a little home server as well (perhaps with OwnCloud, NextCloud or Cozy) - otherwise I ...
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HDPARM Keeps giving Input/Output Error

I've been trying to set the password on my Seagate drive: sudo hdparm --user-master m --security-set-pass pwd /dev/sda I get Issuing SECURITY_SET_Pass command, password="pwd", user=master, mode=...
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Can't update to Fedora 24?

I'm trying to upgrade my Fedora 23 instance to Fedora 24, and I'm following Fedora's instructions. When I type sudo dnf system-update reboot, my computer reboots. It loads as usual, with the little ...
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Difficulty getting /etc/rc.d/init.d tomcat startup script working

I have the following startup script that on reboot does not bring up tomcat: #!/bin/bash # # description: Apache Tomcat init script # processname: tomcat # chkconfig: 234 20 80 # ### BEGIN INIT INFO #...
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Advantages of cat'ing file and piping to grep

Are there any additional advantages of cat'ing a file and piping it to grep, besides convenience? The convenience being that, when I retrieve commands such as those below from my history, the cursor ...
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How to drop privileges in a Debian Chroot?

I'm testing some software under Debian X32. Its a chroot environment, and its entered upon as root. Some of the tests are failing because of the root account: make test ... # Failed test 'Testing ...
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Recovery on OS X without losing data

Today I installed Linux on my MacBook Pro 2011 after I installed MacBook boot directly on it. After with they option key, I booted on OS X v10.11 (El Capitan), and with gdisk. I tried to make it ...
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Can I change the default gateway of a Docker container from a Compose File?

I've created a Docker container from a Compose file with two interfaces by specifying two networks to connect to, like so: container: ... networks: xen_net: ipv4_address: 10.0.1.100 ...
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Is there a way to disable the DHCP client in Raspbian Linux on a Rasperry Pi?

I have a Linux server (Rasperry Pi using Raspbian as OS) that should be using only static IP. However I noticed that it also has got IP from DHCP server (The IP given out by DHCP is 192.168.111.2). ...
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Is there an xsel equivalent that supports rtf?

I'm wondering if there is a command line clipboard manipulation program for Linux like xsel or xclip that supports RTF formatted data? What I mean is, if I use xsel to put RTF data on the clipboard, ...
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Checkpoint VPN client not connecting, Debian Wheezy

Edit: what I'm looking for here is help finding out what's going on at the OS level, so that I can find out for sure whether the problem is on my end or my workplace's end, or in between. I'm not ...
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Lampp (xampp) stop after reboot, not work autostart on Ubuntu

I am working with Ubuntu Server 15.04, I have a problem at some point in the night the computer restarts or shuts off the power goes out or simply stops working the lampp (Xampp) apachefriends, I ...
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How can I fix my computer when I deleted the boot drive?

I accidentally formatted the boot partition on my 8-year-old Linux Fedora 17.?? computer. Now it won't start, after pressing the power button it says: GRUB Loading. Welcome to GRUB! error: no such ...
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Can't resize some Gnome 3 applications over SSH with PuTTY+VcXsrv

I'll preface this with that I'm uncertain if Gnome 3/gtk3 is at fault or VcXsrv, or a combination. With VcXsrv 1.18.1.1 and 1.17.2.0 I can't resize some gnome 3 gui applications over ssh -X with ...
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DISPLAY environment variable is always 0

I have two monitors attached to the same desktop computer. However, when I do echo $DISPLAY, it prints :0.0 on both screens. Shouldn't echo $DIPLAY print :0.1 from one of the screens?
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What are the downsides of running Linux off a pendrive?

I recently replaced my PC with a new one, moving my hard disks from the old one to new. I'm planning to use the old PC to control some tinkerer's machinery in the garage; problem is it's currently ...
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Issues building Node.js v4 for ARM with software floating-point emulation

My team is developing a product on an embedded Linux OS running Node.js for the web back-end for device configuration. We're porting our code to a system with an arm processor that does not have a ...
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Server doesn't start, maybe partition table

I really need help, yesterday I installed SAMBA 4 on my server and tried to restart after that, but now the Server doesn't start anymore it freezes everytime at the same point.. During that i also ...
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Identifying USB devices

I have five USB cameras, same brand, same model (Canyon CNR-FWC120H). They are used to monitor different scenes 24/7. I need to somehow identify which camera is which from the Linux (Debian) console ...
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Unexpected reboots of a Ubuntu Linux

I have a Ubuntu Linux machine acting as a bridge/firewall between the Internet and my home network. This host works 24x7 unattended. It just sends me a report every day. I've paid attention that in ...
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Upstart: Run service as unprivileged user and pre-start script as root

I have following upstart job: description "posty api" start on mysql stop on shutdown env RACK_ENV=production setuid vmail setgid vmail chdir /opt/posty_api pre-start script mkdir -p /var/...
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Where to find processor failure notification in linux environment?

I am currently working in Linux environment and I would like to know where processor failure notifications will be seen in Linux? and where these messages will be logged?
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Why doesn’t “sudo rm /bin/kill” delete the kill executable

I tried running sudo rm /bin/kill in an Ubuntu VM to delete the kill command. Running which kill gives no output as if the file doesn’t exist but running kill works perfectly ? Why does the kill ...
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Both Avahi Configuration for eth0 and eth0:avahi

I want avahi to respond on both network addresses, once at eth0 where is an static IP configured an once at the eth0:avahi where is link local address. the goal should be when I make a mdns browsing ...
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how can i make zsh tab completion fix capitalization errors? for directorys and files

I switched to zsh completely on a previous arch install and i LOVED it mainly because arch is one of the distros that capitalizes your Documents, Downloads, Music and such directories in your ~ ...
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Clarification on the Shared Memory column in the Linux top utility

We are having a memory allocation issues with a program running under Linux. We are using the top utility to try and determine the root cause of the problem. One thing that we have noticed is that ...
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Weird error when trying to upgrade to Fedora 24

I'm following the instructions posted on Fedora Magazine (https://fedoramagazine.org/upgrading-fedora-23-workstation-to-fedora-24/). I'm getting this message after dnf downloads everything: Error: ...
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How to expand aliases in fish shell?

In bash you can expand an alias you type. For example if I have an alias cmd="cd ~/user", typing in cmd and then hitting Ctrl+Alt+e would change it to cd ~/user. Is there a way to do this with fish?
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Copying contents of an ISO to new folder and recreating it makes the ISO become not bootable?

I'm working on upgrading a system from RHEL6 to RHEL7 and in the meantime I need to do a few tests before I actually upgrade. My question is: I have a working RHEL7 stock ISO file downloaded from Red ...
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Force OpenSSH server to accept nonexistent usernames?

Can sshd be configured to accept a nonexistent username and log in as a predefined user, such as guest? For example, if I enter ssh nxuser123@localhost, sshd should save "nxuser123" in an environment ...
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Better driver for Intel graphics card, Ubuntu 64bit

I just installed 16.04 LTS [64bit] version of Linux Ubuntu, but it says that my Graphics are: Intel Sandybridge Mobile, and the problem with that is that I cant open more than 2 windows of youtube ...
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Why Qsynth and Fluidsynth sounds different?

Qsynth is a GUI for fluidsynth. Why sound is different when I play the same MIDI file with the same soundfont using fluidsynth command line tool and the GUI? fluidsynth -ni soundfont.sf2 music.mid -...
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Set nautilus up action to backspace

I use arch linux. I had changed the Up action of nautilus from Alt+left arrow to Backspace. But after a full update, it reverted back to Alt+left. I checked the file '~/.config/nautilus/accels' but ...
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How to install Ruby 2.1 from package on Debian Jessie?

I'm trying to install Ruby 2.1 on Debian Jessie. As far as I know, 2.1 is the default version available to Debian Jessie. I ran sudo apt-get install ruby-dev and it seemed to install everything ...
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Create tmux session in seperate shells

I'd like to use tmux sessions to manage windows / panes in different shells. What I've noticed is that tmux will always use the shell from which it was first launched for all subsequent sessions ...
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No Samsung SSD found

when I use this command samsung_magician_dc-v1.0_rtm_p2/64bin $ sudo ./magician -L it tells me "No samsung SSD found".What shall I do? I run ubuntu 14.04 and i got this on using sudo ./magician -...
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Debian - more network interfaces [duplicate]

I have dedicated server from OVH with additional ipv4, I have added the IP to the system interface configuration (debian), I can access the machine from both IPs now, but for some reason the first ...
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What creates the default ifcfg-eth? file?

When I change out a NIC card in my RHEL 5 box, the applicable /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth? file is renamed ifcfg-eth?.bak and a new one is created configured with: ONBOOT=yes BOOTPROTO=...
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Ethernet issues in Linux mint.

After a hardrive crash I installed mint 17 LTS with many attending woes related to lack of drivers (two of my 8 usb ports can actually recognize devices plugged into them). I'm currently attempting to ...