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set a password on multiple existing rar files

I am after a command-line solution to add a password to several existing .rar archives, if feasible. I created a bunch of .rar files (hundreds of them), but absent-mindedly forgot to set a password ...
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How to allow multiple users to access to the same crontab in Debian Linux v8.4?

I am trying to create a crontab for a group of users, lets call the group "testGroup". There are 3 users, and I want to give all of them access to the same crontab. I did some research and tried to ...
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Cannot ssh to localhost using key

I have set up an ssh key and want to connect to localhost using key only, without password (note: this is just a test; ultimately I want to connect to an internal git server, where the same problem ...
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Extracting zip files within zip files

I have a file which contains an unknown extremely high number of zip files, only within each other, and a file at the bottom, like so: ...
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RSA public key encryption using pkcs padding mode

I have a public key (modulus and exponent) in Base64 encoded form: MIICIjANBgkqhkiG9w0B AQEFAAOCAg8AMIICCgKCAgEA4IJZLsjlx+o4RSvafaAcReoNnzrI0UXu7kZyXPe31ql32X9AvhC6QQIU... I want to encrypt a text ...
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Matching 3 or more words from fields in seperate csv files.

I have two csv files: This is csv1: 11, The Sun Still Shines in Reading, 64312, 464566 13, You and Me Together Again London, 564564, 131355 12, What's the Story Now Your Gone, 4545646, 1124545 17, ...
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Is Linux virus-free? [closed]

Everyone says the Linux open source platform is not affected by virus to as compare to Windows operating system. Linux like any OS is just another program which has design flaws and security ...
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dd'ing images onto an SD card

I have a somewhat weird situation I'm trying to dd an OS image (something which I dd'ed off a card earlier) onto an SD card. The card capacity is 8GB and the image was made off an SD card of similar ...
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What are the most basic Linux commands every developer should know? [closed]

Define what are the basic Linux commands. Like as a five basic commands: ls cd mv mkdir rm Additional basic commands: echo, cat, man, pwd, cp, ln, less, grep, tail, ssh, reboot, poweroff. Define ...
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Diskstation (Networkshare) - Deleted File but Space still in Use

So I've been trying to clear up some space on my backup drive. The Volume is 17TB in Size but it's in use by 96%. Now, I deleted a 2.5TB File but the usage isn't going down. I've went ahead and ...
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Can't access Samba shares after moving to another server

Here's the issue: I've recently decided to move whole Samba service to new server without recreating everything again. So, I installed Samba on CentOS 6.7 and overwrote the following: /etc/passwd, ...
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OEL7 - How do I get perl-Template-Toolkit and perl-XML-LibXSLT without CPAN?

I want to open this thread by saying that I'm no Linux expert whatsoever. I'm currently attempting to install otrs-5.0.10-01.noarch.rpm (otrs.com) on OEL7_x86_64 which seems to be built upon Red Hat 7 ...
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Unique ID of storage device

I've come across license systems that are somehow tied to the storage medium. While basing this on the UUID on the filesystem is fairly straightforward, I do not believe this is the case (see below). ...
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cp only files, skipping directories

Using cp to copy files from a directory that has an empty directory in it as well results in error return value, which fails my script. Is there a way for it to just skip the directories without ...
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How to enable shortcuts (copy-paste) inside chrooted java app?

I instaled java-based app Lotus Notes inside ubuntu 12 chroot on debian host systems. I run it with enabled xhost+ on based system How to enable Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V shortcuts inside Lotus Notes. The ...
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How to use '!!' (double exclamation) in bash script?

This is the scenario: Sometimes I want to open a list of files using vim. That list of files is output of a command. So I can type vim $(!!) and open those files after running that command. Is it ...
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Tripwire: Allow to add and remove files, but not modify them

I'm hosting an ubuntu server 14.04 I want to secure with tripwire (that one from the repositories). I have a cache directory, where files are added and removed but will never be modified once ...
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How to eliminate a whirring noise in Linux Yocto?

I am working with an Intel Edison board that has Linux Yocto. I have this issue of whirring noise when I try to record voice with a microphone. My microphone works fine with Windows. I tried to search ...
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Asus netbook (Windows 10) *will not* boot from USB drive

I am trying to install Linux on my Asus X205T netbook from a USB drive. Recently I used the same drive to install Ubuntu on a relative's laptop. I formatted the USB drive on my Macbook Pro using ...
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SATA III PCI-E controller card hangs installers / live CD

This is a long shot, but figured I'd ask here to see if anyone has a solution to my problem. I was wanting to put together an inexpensive file server, so I picked up an ECS motherboard that has an on ...
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mounting a RAID array on a machine with conflicting device name

I have a machine with the following RAID arrays connected: xxxx@xxxx:~$ sudo /sbin/mdadm --examine --scan ARRAY /dev/md/0 metadata=1.2 UUID=6c2e2072:4db41563:d93a9ae5:dfb29ffd name=xxxx:0 ARRAY ...
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Linux distro for physicist [closed]

I wonder if you could help me to find out what Linux distribution suits me most. I had an amateur level of computer usage. (probably English language too) I am working as a physicist. So here are my ...
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I accidentally set the addressable memory limit to 0

On Suse Linux Enterprise Server SP3 I wanted to set the addressable memory limit to "unlimited". Since I don't have much experience with this parameter, I tried to play by ear and after a few searches ...
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ThinkPad T520: screen is constantly white after closing the lid without turning the laptop off

Today my ThinkPad T520 stopped showing anything, it always shows the white screen. How it happened: in my Linux Mint, I verified that when I close the laptop lid, it enters Suspend mode, and when I ...
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Trouble with build dependencies when installing Plank dock from source

I'm trying to build Plank from source but I'm having some trouble with the dependencies. I'm following directions from http://wiki.go-docky.com/index.php?title=Plank:Installing#Install_Dependencies. ...
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Jenkins Android build tools v23.0.3 BUILD FAILED

I am facing issue with Jenkins automation build for android. I have updated the build-tools from 22.1.0 to 23.0.3, and compile sdk to 23 from 22. All the dependencies are updated to 23 Installed ...
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Remove first space in directories name recursively

I have reencoded a huge collection of music and now, I don't know why, all the directories name begin with a space. I want to know how to remove this space in all the directories name without having ...
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Can i clone a running vbox machine? [duplicate]

Is it possible to clone a running VBox machine? I need this because I can't turn off the machine during its purpose so I was wondering if something like that is possible? I tried by cloning the ...
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GIT from source: fatal: Unable to find remote helper for 'https'

Due to me not having root rights, I compiled git from source locally. My distro is OpenSUSE 13.1. Googling the error fatal: Unable to find remote helper for 'https' It was suggested that curl is not ...
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SUSE SLES 11: zypper: Ignore dependency in scripted setup

I have an issue here, trying to install libopenssl-devel on a SuSE box. The installation is purely from DVD (no online updates involved). $ sudo zypper install libopenssl-devel Loading repository ...
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Where are the PHP error logs stored on a Debian 8 “Jessie” server?

I know this question has been asked many times before, and I've looked at all the answers but they don't seem to work for me. I am trying to check if the error log is turned on for PHP, so I went to ...
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Backup multiple virtual machines and save backups to host

I have linux centos server with multiple ( 10 ) virtual machines running on vmware. Is it possible to make backup on database and specific directory on each virtual machine via script and cronjob on ...
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Change key mapping for a single program in Linux?

Is there a way to change key mappings on Linux for just a single program? As in something like $ run-with-mappings mappings-file ./the-program-i-want-to-run
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Creating another user for a certain domain

I typically tend to log in as root, which I know is bad practice. So I created another user, let's call it user1. Except now when I log in as that user I am placed in an empty /home directory and it ...
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Debian: php and php5

I'm running a small private Debian Jessie server, acting as a private cloud / hosting platform. Often times, I've faced 'difficulties' installing services with recent PHP requirements because, while ...
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How to secure Linux terminal with Google Authenticator?

How to secure Linux terminal with Google Authenticator for root access and login?
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Sensu Remediation : not able to Trigger on Client

I am new to Sensu remediation. I tried to restart process with custom script. Senario: if my http link goes down then I want to manually run the script and start it. I tried remediation on sensu ...
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lsof: restrict to sockets available via loopback

I can restrict the selection to sockets listening only on the loopback interface: $ lsof -p "$(pgrep -d, proga)" -i4TCP@127.0.0.1 -sTCP:LISTEN -P -n -a COMMAND PID USER FD TYPE DEVICE SIZE/OFF ...
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airmon-ng not creating mon0 on kali linux

Whenever I try to use airmon-ng start wlan0, only the same thing as executing airmon-ng check happens, so mon0 isn't created. Here are dumps of what happened, when I entered ifconfig and iwconfig: ...
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how to create rescue initramfs image on centos 7?

After my last launch yum update my test box have kernel-3.10.0-327.13.1 installed. While installing, dracut generated initramfs-3.10.0-327.13.1.el7.x86_64.img, but ...
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What is the difference between adding a user to “sudoers” vs “root” group?

I have done some research and in order to allow the user to use the sudo command, you must add them to the "sudoers" group. This gives them root privileges as long as they enter in root's password. ...
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install linux on a separate drive from within windows without rebooting

Is it possible to install Linux on a separate drive without rebooting to the live DVD? My setup is I have a 500GB internal HDD with windows and a bland 480GB internal SSD on which I would like to ...
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md-raid1 with three mirrors became raid0 after removing one mirror while power off. how to fix it?

I create md-raid1 with three devices: mdadm --create \ /dev/md22 \ --level=1 \ --raid-devices=3 \ /dev/sd[a-c]2 and got nice raid mdadm -D /dev/md22: /dev/md22: Version : 1.2 ...
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Secure certificates using TPM in ubuntu

I have a requirement to secure AD machine based certificates(.cert,.pem,.key files) using TPM chip in Ubuntu operating system. The requirements are as follows: The certificates that are downloaded ...
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Closing off site for external mail connections

A client of mine has a linux/cpanel based web server (VPS), which at some point in the past was also the primary mail server for the domain. It is no longer receiving mail (MX records were changed to ...
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How to make guard/listen work on Mac/Vagrant

I'm trying to set up Guard and Listen in order to forward fs events from host Mac system to guest Linux. Maybe it's just me but the documentation is not clear to me - I have not been able to make it ...
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How to set localtime/timezone in the most generic and distro-agnostic way?

I've created a docker container, which is running in the wrong timezone. I personally need it to run in my timezone (Europe/Stockholm, GMT+1). Since the project is open source, other users may also ...
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Strange listening port

Auditing one of my systems, I found a process without name listening on localhost, port 52698. # netstat -lntp Active Internet connections (only servers) Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address ...
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How can I make git bash `which` command work with windows?

If I type which node in git bash in Windows, then I get node's path, but when I type which open, it says it's not found. The open program is in PATH, but not marked as executable since chmod +x ...
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openSUSE hanging on boot

I just installed openSUSE Tumbleweed with a clean install in VirtualBox. On boot it hangs after the line [ OK ] Started Accounts Service....2.ons service....ns kernel modules.f8fe71. (Actually I ...