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How to disable kill command on linux

I want to disable all kill commands(including root user). I have tried to change permissions but it still can be executed. Is there any way to do that.
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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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Connect New Server to Static IP and To DNS Server

I have a strange setup. I have drawn a pretty crude diagram so it may be easier to explain. Usually, all the new servers we add just go into the HPC cluster and we assign an IP address through our ...
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Yum error when trying to install remi repo

New installation of CentOS 7.2 with Apache 2.4.6. Trying to install the remi repo so that I can upgrade to PHP 5.6 (yum only provides 5.4). When trying to install the repo from an rpm, I get the ...
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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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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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Running FSCK on a WD My Cloud NAS

I own a WD My Cloud NAS, and recently a file (a large compressed archive) has been corrupted. This may be due to the drive turning off from a short power outage a few weeks ago, however it wasn't in ...
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UDP Short packet

My mychine is probably under some kind of DoS attack, my syslog is full of: kernel: [5618300.661196] UDP: short packet: From 119.37.12.102:53 4103/1480 to x.9.158.119:3604 kernel: [5618300.663014] ...
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Fortran Compiler Installation Instructions for OS X

I try install fortran compiler for Mac OSX El captain. Firstly; I install install_f2c_osx.csh Run installation script $ chmod +x install_f2c_osx.csh $ sudo ./install_f2c_osx.csh It gives this ...
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How to delete a file from a command in a shell file for /etc/init.d?

I have a about question working with /etc/init.d shell script. All I want to do is delete a file from a command inside the shell script like so: case $1 in stop) echo "Stopping" rm -f /var/run/...
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Connecting a 64 pin SCSI Drive to a Linux system

I have an old SCSI drive with a 64 pin connector that I had attached to an SGI machine and I would like to connect it directly to my Linux machine (SuperMicro Server). Is there an adaptor cable that ...
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CentOS7 user not inheriting group permissions

I've been following the tutorial at https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-wordpress-on-centos-7 (along with all the prereq tutorials) to setup wordpress on my new CentOS7 ...
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Using iw to add a virtual wireless interface, getting the error “No such device (-19)”

I need to add a virtual wireless interface to my NXP embedded linux system using iw. I have loaded Broadcom's driver and brought up wlan0. I can connect to networks with the wifi SDIO adapter just ...
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MySQL error, can no longer login as root

So I updated my MySQL and PHPMyAdmin yesterday and ever since then I cannot login to MySQL as root or any other username I have. I tried both phpmyadmin and the terminal and still cannot get in. How ...
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How to change or delete the entries in the Google Bar App Launcher?

First of all: What is the Google Bar App Launcher? The little icon on the New Tab Page in the upper right corner, a small 3x3 grid symbol. This thing: You can customize this menu, i.e. ...
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Two different Network interfaces simultaniously CentOS

I am going nuts since I have been trying to solve this for nearly a week now. Scenario: One Server with two different network devices. Each device is plugged into a different company subnet. eth0 ...
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Prevent suspend when load average is high

I often run into the situation, that I start a long-running process, then leave the PC for a while and come back to a suspended system. So I though that there must be a better, more intelligent way of ...
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high priority for I/O operations

I came across this: http://linux.die.net/man/1/ionice however, it seems that it is not working on os x, as i got message that command not found. is there any alternative to it or way to install ...
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Shockingly slow SSD reads on Debian Jessie

I set up a desktop computer after nine months in the attic. I somehow doubt this is related but I don't remember it being this way. It took six minutes or so to boot, another couple minutes for GUI ...
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Prevent Matlab from creating java.log.* files in the home directory?

I've recently started using matlab. If started with the jvm, log files will be created in the home directory (a different one every time it starts up). Opening log file: /home/max/java.log.4363 ...
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Bash Scripting and quotation

I'm reading a couple of books on bash scripting, and struggling to understand proper quotation and the use of IFS. Perhaps someone can help me with a small example involving filenames with quotes. ...
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RHEL 7.2 and SoapUI 5.2.1

Has anyone successfully installed and run SoapUI 5.2.1 64 bit on a RHEL 7.2 VM? If so what's the magic recipe? I tried both the "Linux installer (64-bit)" and "Linux tarball (Java not included)" ...
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How to block IP in ssh

A very insistent individual is trying continuously to gain (unauthorized) access to my system for the last few days... There are a gazillion of entries, like in /var/log/auth.log: Jun 21 03:55:15 ...
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Setting PWM Backlight brightness on boot

I am working with Linux version 3.10.17, using device tree to boot the Kernel. In the device tree, I define a "pwm-backlight" compatible driver. The driver define a variable "default-brightness-level"...
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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? [closed]

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 ...