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kali linux doesn't detect wireless networks

I have an Asus zenbook ux31a It doesn't detect any wireless networks eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 7e:c5:37:b4:02:6a inet addr:172.20.10.5 Bcast:172.20.10.15 ...
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Apache dosn’t load virtual host files [on hold]

I’m trying to set up an Apache2 server but but I can’t get it to load my virtual hosts. Or to be more precise, it works fine as long as I write them in 000-default.conf but whenever I try to use a ...
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Inflate multi-file zip files in linux

I just downloaded some zip files that were splited. (The dreamplug rootfs files to be precise). They are called rootfs_dreamplug_v10_Aug-28-20128.zip.001 rootfs_dreamplug_v10_Aug-28-20128.zip.002 ...
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Recover a set of strings from a file using shell [on hold]

I used a program in linux that returned me this data: PEPSTATS of PALY_RHOTO from 1 to 716 Molecular weight = 76879.69 Residues = 716 Average Residue Weight = 107.374 Charge = 6.0 ...
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Why not combining all logs into a single log file? [on hold]

I am the owner of a small VPS that runs few services and I always get lost in my logs. They are so many of them: chkrootkit exim4 fail2ban messages ntpstats sysstat syslog apache2/... I think it ...
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HP Officejet Pro 8600 prints or scans only 1 page under Linux Mint

My HP Officejet Pro 8600 only scans or prints a single page after that the system says that the connection to the printer cant be established. If I restart the printer I can print or scan another ...
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Distro for server [on hold]

I am looking for a good distro for a 32 bit Server. The only thing that I look forward to learn from here is which 32 bit distros maintain a user submitted package repo. Forexample, Arch maintains ...
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btrfs restore specific directory

I have a damaged btrfs filesystem, and I am using btrfs restore to restore it. It seems to work. The problem is that the damaged filesystem is quite huge, and I need only to restore just one ...
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What is the scope of “exported” in Unix shell variables?

I have set some environment variables in the following way: MY_VAR='helloworld' export MY_VAR Then I have switched to another user via su SOME_OTHER_USER I echo the MY_VAR variable.. and I see ...
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Cannot install Guest Additions on CentOS virtualbox

Windows 8.1 host, have previously successfully created a Ubuntu virtualbox on it. Now I wanted a CentOS box. Choose Redhat 64 bit and created a virtualbox. Downloaded an iso called ...
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How to format Date and Time to display in All Caps?

I am using Linux Mint 17, with the Cinnamon desktop environment. I was hoping there was some way to format the Date and Time to display the Month (abbreviated) and the Day of the week (abbreviated) in ...
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Should a new 64GB USB Flash drive have 64,000,000,000 bytes available and does it slowly decrease this number over time? (internal maintenance, etc)

First regular Hard Drives (spinning disks): When looking details of a brand new hard drives, I've noticed that the available space usually ends with xxx,000,000,000 For example, a 750 GB drive is ...
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Distorted/crackling sound coming from when ALSA's .asoundrc file uses hw type instead of plug type

I have XBMCbuntu installed on a HTPC running Ubuntu 14.04 and Kodi 14.1. I have been trying to install and run Steam so that I can stream games from my gaming PC. I followed the steps from this guide ...
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Rsync with extended attributes

I'm using command rsync -aAX --delete /src/ /dest/ on linux to backup data from samba share to external disk. When rsync backup symlinks for the first time everything goes smoothly, but when I run the ...
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How to limit file creation permissions to certain file extensions in Linux?

I have an apache webserver running as user apache, and the application I'm hosting (Wordpress) requires certain folders with write permissions by the user apache, I want to limit the write permissions ...
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Broadcom 4360 wireless setup w/ Ubuntu 14.10

I am attempting to set up my wireless adapter, but I can't seem to get the drivers installed properly. OS: Ubuntu 14.10 Motherboard: ASUS X99-Deluxe (wireless adapter is embedded) Adapter: Broadcom ...
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Apache running as root even though ‘/etc/apache2/envvars’ is properly set to ‘www-data’ [on hold]

Recently I found out that on my server Apache is running as root via this command: ps -ef | grep -i http | awk '{print $1}' /etc/apache2/envvars file is properly configured: export ...
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Convert VMDK to LVM

I'm trying to migrate a VM from my laptop to my XEN server. First I used $ vboxmanage clonehd my-disk.vmdk -format RAW mydisk.img Copy to the server and do the following $ kvm-img my-disk.img ...
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Installing Windows Update 3033929

I am using grub as default boot loader for my dual boot laptop (DELL Vostro 3750). My system is currently undergoing a reboot loop (infinite) because of Windows Update 3033929. As described here: ...
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Recover data from linux from Mac with firewire?

I have debian linux 7.6.0 on an old macbook laptop, the screen broke. I don't have money to fix it so I was hoping to use the firewire port to connect and clone the hard drive so I can access the ...
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Vim and TMux keys coexits

I am configuring vim and tmux. I configured the tab navigation in vim like this: map <M-Left> <Esc>:tabprev<CR> map <M-Right> <Esc>:tabnext<CR> map <C-T> ...
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Lightweight OS for Microsoft Office and Chrome [closed]

I have an old laptop and an old PC. I want to install a new OS (Linux distro or Windows 7 or newer) that enables me to run Microsoft Office (2007+) and Chrome. Both have 2 GB of RAM. Is there a Linux ...
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Record and play back keystrokes in X11 applications [on hold]

I need to automate some X11 applications so they perform certain tasks exactly the same way multiple times. The applications are entirely keyboard-driven, so I am looking for a method for recording ...
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.google domain name redirects to localhost

The title says it all . Just try to visit anything.google and see if it redirects you to 127.0.0.1 or localhost . Does this work for me alone or what because I just installed an apache2 server on my ...
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Linux - every command fails to execute

What would cause a Linux server, in this case a Citrix XenServer host, to return "syntax error near unexpected token" for almost every command? So far I have tried a few key OS commands but to no ...
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Compile brscan3 on Raspberry Pi (brother scanner)

I am trying to compile brscan3 (Brother software for scanner) from source file on my Raspberry Pi (arm architecture). I tried ./configure but I obtain this error: config.status: creating Makefile ...
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hard disk missing 100 GB under linux [on hold]

Recently I found out that my hard disk is missing space. I restarted my pc and the missing space is still missing. How can I fix this?
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ERROR: Can't get Master address from zookeeper; znode data == null

I have two linux machine one is master machine(192.168.8.174) and another one is slave1 machine(192.168.8.173). I have installed and configured Hadoop 2.6.0 in fully distributed mode successfully. ...
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Difference between user and groups in mac file permissions [on hold]

I am trying to understand file permissions and wanted to know what the difference is between a user and a group and others. The article that I was reading stated that the first bit indicates if its a ...
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How do I abstract a physical Ethernet interface into two virtual interfaces in Linux?

In Debian Wheezy or Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I'm running an AppleShare file server (Netatalk 2.2.4) on eth0 using AppleTalk (DDP, not TCP/IP) networking. There is an emulator, GSport, which can access the ...
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Can’t boot into Linux Mint after installing Arch Linux

On my computer, I have Windows 8.1, Linux Mint, and recently Arch Linux, installed in a partition scheme like so /dev/sda1 SYSTEM (Win 8 bootloader, BCD, etc.) /dev/sda2 Windows 8.1 ...
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How do I get Linux to notify me about failed login attempts?

I have seen it before when you log into a Linux box wrong, when you do successfully log on, it notifies you that someone attempted to log on as you and didn't succeed. What do I need to do to make ...
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Porteus. Saving changes

I’ve faced a problem with configuration of Porteus; a Linux-based portable OS. There are 2 problems: It loads through different boot menu where there are only 2 options: boot with default settings ...
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VMWare and Linux/Ubuntu Shared Folders

I've been unable to get shared folders to show up at all. I've peeled through forums and tried installing, and reinstalling VMWare Tools…then seeing maybe those don't work at all? Whatever I'm doing ...
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Linux - how to connect from local machine to local server using its public IP

I have dedicated machine (Debian) where are running some servers (CS:GO, but it doesn't matter). I need to connect to them from this machine using their public IPs instead of local IPs. Machine is ...
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How to calculate network I/O throughput?

The following is the formula which I am using to calculate the Network I/O throughput : Network I/O throughput = (number_of_bytes_transmitted+received)/(time_spent) The value for fields ...
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Command that returns only when a specific process terminates

What I want to do is have a command that will return when a program closes. So for example, say I have opened chromium-browser using the window manager or another console window, I'd like to have a ...
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How to add Qmail aliases for Mailman mailing list?

I tried to join the Mailman mailing list by sending email to LISTNAME-join@DOMAIN, but I got reply "550 sorry, no mailbox here by that name." The list LISTNAME@DOMAIN works fine otherwise. I figured ...
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Fedora 19: Changing runlevel 3 to 5 and it fails to start in GUI

I've installed Fedora 19 in VirtualBox. During the Installation I had choosed Minimal Installation. So its now working Runlevel 3 and not in GUI. So I did ln -fs ...
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Dozens of ssh-agents listed under top

I noticed this morning that our server was running slow so I ran a Top command sorted by mem and found a few apache instances running nothing out of the ordinary but I noticed several pages worth of ...
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Interactive search of tmux sessions

When switching between tmux sessions with the interactive session menu (<prefix>-s), you can jump to a specific session by typing the session's numeric or alphabetical index, e.g. (0) + ...
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How to access webpage running on remote server?

I have an instance of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running on Google compute engine. I installed Cloudera manager on the instance and it is running administration web pages on localhost:7180. I am using port ...
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SSH shared private key: A@box1 & B@box2 connecting to A@box3. SSH Key without passphrase works, with it doesn't. Why?

I have an question about SSH key with vs without a passphrase. I am able to do as follows without a passphrase, but not with: User A@box1 and User B@box2 both share the same private key. Both try to ...
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Receiving authentication failed error while running sonar with Mysql

Receiving authentication failed error while running sonar (3.7.3) with Mysql.I am able to run sonar using h2 database of the same.So i dont believe it's due to the wrong user name and password. And ...
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Prevent HDDs from spinning up before shutdown in Ubuntu/ZoL/SAS2008 environment [migrated]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.2 with ZFS on Linux. As I ran out of SATA ports on my Asus M5A78L-M/USB3, I bought a Dell PERC H200 card and crossflashed it to LSI 9211-8i P19 IT mode firmware to ...
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hdparm setting off write cache fails HDIO_DRIVE_CMD(identify) failed: Invalid exchange

I am trying to set off the write cache using hdparm, but getting errors. It's a VMware, with SLES11-Sp3 installed. IFM-LEICA:/home/insite1 # hdparm -W0 /dev/sdb /dev/sdb: setting drive ...
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download files from google drive is very dangerous?! All files got exec permission?

I just found out. If you download several files (any file, text, image, binary) as zip from google drive. Then unpack it with Ark locally. All the files in that folder will automatically get exec ...
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Removed drive from NAS not recognized when plugged in via USB

I'm having a problem accessing the data from a drive that was in my NAS but is now plugged in via a USB caddy. This drive was not in a RAID array as it was a volume with a single disk. Although it ...
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What is the difference between “Change hostname via DHCP” versus “Assign Hostname to Loopback IP” in SUSE Linux network configuration setup?

I am using SUSE Linux and would like to know, what’s the difference between: ││[ ] Change Hostname via DHCP ...
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Unable to figure out why iptux application is not working

Application IPTUX how I can debug why the application is not running. The application starts in background but I unable to send / receive messages as I am not able to access the application ...