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Stuck At [A N D R O I D root@x86:/ #] in Virtualbox

I'm just having problem installing Androidx86 Marshmallow Version in Virtualbox, yes installation was success but whenever I am booting with it, I always receive this message.. input_data: 0x0151c101 ...
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How can I install elementary OS alongside windows 10 without a USB or DVD

Only way of transferring data to and from my laptop is the SD card port, its the only thing that works, none of my usb ports are working and my dvd drive is dead as well. Also i want it alongside ...
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rm,cp,mv,stat silently failing on certain file

Has anyone encountered a situation where a certain file becomes corrupted such that all operations on it fail (specifically they hang without any error message)? In my case this happened to an image ...
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How to grant a normal user limited privileges to specific directory and run files without sudo

Sorry for my expressions, and I hope I've described my question as clearly as possible. Using Red-hat system. Currently I own a superuser in the system, and I have to dosudo python cuckoo.py in order ...
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XenServer no internet for VMs w/ DHCP

I recently built home server with the intention of learning more about Linux/Virtualization. I installed XenServer and chose DHCP during the installation, where the XenServer Host (Dom0) has full ...
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Chain/Convert Socks5 to http

i want to get socks5 traffic and translate/redirect it to http proxy (Squid) and add Authentication to each request , how can i do this ? i saw the JSOCKS but it hasn't the cascade to http option , ...
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Long term solution to Ubuntu 14 “no sound”

Perhaps everyone is already familiar with no sound problem in Ubuntu. There have been solutions and tutorials around on how to restore the sound back. Everytime I face this, I use the following method ...
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Why doesn't my web site's port forwarding work?

I have made a website on my Raspberry Pi that works perfectly over the local network. It is running on lighttpd. I have setup a DNS entry on No-IP (pumpkinprograms.ddns.net) and I know that it works ...
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Extract text from journalctl logging facility

I have a system which I can access directly with the keyboard but not by ssh (which is my problem, and which arises the question; a RasPi 3 with OSMC 2016.05-1, which is Debian-based, version: 8.5). I ...
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Script not working in crontab

I have a script to start my minecraft server each reboot. I can see in the logs it's calling the cmd, but no screen is being opened. If I work run the script manually /home/minecraft/scripts/...
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Linux OS crash randomly

Randomly, when I tried to open the Linux native browser the computer froze and after a couple minutes went to black and is giving me the error message: [256657.388021] nouveau E[Xorg[1344]] failed to ...
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When powering down kali linux, I get the message “Other users are logged in.”

This is what is displayed: image of what is displayed I am currently logged in as root, so is root (console) a separate user? I just finished setting everything up so I can boot kali from a usb with ...
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warning message “kex protocol error: type 7” during scp, rsync or shell work

Lately, I get lots of these errors on my home server. Their occurrence seems proportional to the traffic, so if I am working in a shell on the server I may seem 1-2 a day. But If I start some rsync, ...
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CentOS 7.2: Yum repo configuration fails

Fresh install of CentOS 7.2.1511. Server was originally configured with Network Manager and yum was working fine. Recently disabled Network Manager and configured network with traditional service (/...
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Kali Linux Glitched Boot

I'm having a problem with Kali Linux when it should start the gui, my cursor is constantly flickering. When I switch to tty2 I'm able to login but then I get in the command line. When I do X I end ...
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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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what happens if a single processor fails in multiprocessor environment? [on hold]

In linux machine what happens if a single processor fails in multiprocessor environment? Whether the system will boot or not even if a single processor fails?
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How to use different input language for different active (application) windows in linux (i3wm)?

I need some program that can save layout for each window. For example I have open browser and terminal windows. I want typing something in a browser in Russian or Ukrainian and when I switch to ...
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Network bandwidth usage per process

On Linux (preferably in the command line), how can I view network usage per process? I'm not interested in total bandwith usage, but rather in how it's split among processes.
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How to find primary processor failure in linux?

I am trying to find the log messages for primary processor failure in linux machine. where I can find the log message for this? Is it possible to find the log message in mcelog for processor failure?
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Rsyslogd Log entry about attack created by unknown application

I have a server running for testing purposes which lately caught some strange log entries in /var/log/syslog, /var/log/user.log and /var/log/messages. auth.log does not show anything suspicious. No (...
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Hard power-off as a requirement. How to safely enable?

I need to configure a Ubuntu 16.04 Linux system such that it withstands being hard powered-off regularly. For regular operation there's basically no writing going on, so a read-only file system might ...
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Why BOOT MENU doesn't read USB?

I've a LENOVO G50. I'd ubuntu but I would install debian from USB. So, I'd run usb with debian iso etc. but didn't run. So, I'd try with Elementary but I don't liked it. So, I tried Kali Linux in USB ...
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lsdvd, libdvdread, libdvdcss for encrypted DVD ISO, Can't Open Error

I'm executing lsdvd -x filename.iso and getting the following error libdvdread:DVDOpenFileUDF:UDFFindFile /VIDEO_TS/VIDEO_TS.IFO failed libdvdread:DVDOpenFileUDF:UDFFindFile /VIDEO_TS/VIDEO_TS.BUP ...
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how to change logo via vlc RC

I am using vlc 2.2.3 with RC (remote control) but I have no luck to change overlay logo image. Commands like /bin/echo -n "pause" | nc -U /user/vlc.sock works ok but commands I tried for logo change ...
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How to run a XEN virtual machine ontop of a RHEL 7 installation and then run windows 7 pro 64-bit ontop of/in the XEN VM

I would like to run a XEN virtual machine ontop of an RHEL 7 installation and then run windows 7 pro 64-bit ontop of/in the XEN VM. How best can I go about it. Re: the baseline RHEL 7 is properly ...
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Win7 laptop shuts down unexpectedly (no blue screen) but Linux works fine

I have a problem with my Toshiba Laptop (PinGuy 14.04 works fine but Win7 shuts down), it happens at random times: it could be just after logging in or while running some software after having the ...
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Trouble enabling GatewayPorts for Remote Port Forwarding over SSH

I'm trying to use an Ubuntu server to do remote port forwarding over ssh. I've edited /etc/ssh/sshd_config to contain the following lines at the bottom of the file: ... Match User david ...
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Running a program out of tmpfs

I ask this question out of interest. I have linux installed (Debian) and I created a tmpfs partition in RAM for some temporary stuff, see here. So far so good. When I put images or text in there and ...
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Nmap scan on my LAN is blocked by my host firewall (Linux)

I recently added some rules to GUFW to make sure only my (personal) VPN connection is allowed to get out, x.x.x.x being my ip, y.y.y.y being my VPN's IP I connect to. To - Action - From y.y.y.y ...
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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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error checking date/time sync with ntpq

When I check the sync status using the following command I get a "Connection refused" error root@darkstar:~# ntpq -p ntpq: read: Connection refused root@darkstar:~# What is the cause of this and ...
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How to use network interfaces as a bridge for another PC?

I have a server (let's call it PC1) which I cannot connect to the internet "normally" for various reasons. I have another PC (PC2) with wireless a wireless connection and an available network port. I ...
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Changing subtitle format with ffmpeg

How can I change the subtitle format of a movie to .srt for example? I have any movie (sound, video and an embedded subtitle). I just want to change the subtitles to .srt while leaving everything the ...
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How to modify embedded Linux firmware?

I'm sure there's a simple answer to this, however I don't usually do THIS type of programming. I purchased a device (https://amzn.com/B00INMB23Q) to copy SD cards over to a USB storage device. It ...
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I downloaded a linux image from Sourceforge to run on my android device. How do I encrypt it like an hdd?

I was able to run backtrack 5 on my nook simple touch. I am currently in the process of trying to encrypt the "ubuntu.img" file as an hdd. My kernel is old and I can only be able to run outdated ...
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Share image disk with Grub in native and with a VM?

I would like to have only one file which is a Linux system image file. I would like to run this file into a VM when I am using Windows AND in native when I need power. The file will be on an external ...
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DiskInternals Linux Recovery: building file tree

I am running Windows 7x 64. My Seagate 1TB NAS stopped working, so I removed the HD and attached it, using a USB/SATA adapter, to a USB port on the computer, and ran DiskInternals Linux Recovery (x64),...
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How to make my VMware virtual machine use proxy of host

I am running Shadowsocks over host computer running on Windows.And I running VMware machine with Ubuntu Linux on that. How to set VMWare/Ubuntu to use Shadowsocks of my host?
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Fingerprint login (fprintd) “OK” dialogue on Linux Mint 17.3

After wrestling with Fingerprint-GUI for quite a while I decided to dump it this morning after finding fprintd. fprintd started working immediately, but I'd love to make a couple tweaks if they're ...
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Wired connection taking precedence of wireless

I have wired together two Linux machines. One machine has a wireless connection to my router whilst the other machine does not. The machine without wireless access (PC1) is configured such that it has ...
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can't backup DVD with dvdbackup

I have purchased a movie on DVD and can not back it up with dvdbackup. lsdvd shows this: me@uboot ~ % lsdvd /dev/sr0 *** Zero check failed in src/ifo_read.c:566 for ...
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linux mint installation on vmware player (getting a message which I can't decipher)

The message after Linux boots I downloaded the ISO image of Linux mint cinnamon and used VMware, but after the booting message I get this message that a file system could not be found. Given the ...
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How to automatically restart a Linux script if it crashed?

The command to start the script is: /usr/local/bin/mcs -c /var/etc/mcs.cfg -b How can I restart it if it crashes?
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Kill all Screen Sessions with Same Name

I have multiple screen sessions with the same name due to a bug. How can I remove these all in 1 command without affecting other screen sessions? I used the command from this post: http://...
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Please explain how to use sort command in unix

I am new to UNIX. Please explain sort command. I have doubts related to sort field separator. E.g.: sort -k2, 2 filename, Please clarify. Please provide small example.
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Linux Utility to Suspend Laptop until AC power connected?

I run a home server on a Laptop, and recently I ran into an issue where we had a storm and the power went out. The laptop I use as a home server does not have a "Wake on AC Power" function built into ...
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Clone Active Partition

I am wanting to create an .iso file of my active partition. Running df it looks like /dev/sda6 is my active. Below is the output user1@ubuntuServer:~$ df Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available ...
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linux reboot causes a short power off - can I prevent it?

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 (systemd!), kernel 4.4.0-24, on an Asus N3150I-C MB, with a Kingston SSD, which contains /boot /efi and the rootfs's volume group and a WD Red HDD as backup device. I noticed ...