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How to make auto complete available for directories in cdpath for tcsh?

I just learned the trick for setting up cdpath in tcsh and it looks pretty useful. However, it seems that auto-complete of sub-folder names doesn't come with it. Is there any trick available on that? ...
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I am having trouble using SASS/Compass on localhost in Fedora 18

I am attempting to use SASS/Compass in Fedora 18 on my localhost test server, located at: /var/www/html Ruby/gems and compass have already been installed. Now, I'm trying to create a test file and ...
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How can I log shutdown messages?

I'm trying to log the shutdown messages in my linux, I see "Asking all remaining processes to terminate..." and then there is a big delay, and then there is some other chatter and log messages which ...
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How “vagrant up” works

Everywhere I look I read that a vagrant box is just a base "template" which vagrant builds off of. And that once you run "vagrant up" it actually creates a copy of the vagrant box so it should be safe ...
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Packet count per mac address on wireless network

I'd like to get to know how many packets get transferred to a certain MAC address in my wireless network, protected with WPA2. I'm not at all interested in the contents of the packets, I'd just need a ...
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Not able to apt-get update from terminal, what to do now?

Whenever I try to update from terminal, I get this error: root@Utkarsh[utkarsh]#apt-get update Hit http://packages.bosslinux.in anokha Release.gpg Hit http://packages.bosslinux.in anokha Release Hit ...
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Write text into first lines of every file

I want my web application to be free software, with a GNU license. I've read that I should add my name and the license in every file. I have a lot of files, so I guess that I could execute a command ...
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Running remote scripts on Linux Servers from Windows

I'm on a Windows server, I'm looking for a way to run some scripts (through RSH?) remotely on Linux servers. Thing is, I have to do a lot of stuff manually on different servers whenever I want to ...
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How to grep file containing some binary characters?

One application sometimes, not very often, puts some incorrect (binary) characters in log. Only information that it matches is printed, no matched lines. $ grep -e error app.log Binary file app.log ...
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Why is this awk statement not working?

awk 'BEGIN { COLM_FMT = "%-8s, %-8s, %-8s, %-8s, %-8s, %-8s, %-8s, %-8s, %-8s, %-8s, %-8s, %-8s, %-8s, %-8s,\n" } { printf COLM_FMT, ${totals[0]}, ${totals[1]}, ${totals[2]}, ${totals[3]}...
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How to boot from SSD but have installations and home folder on HDD

I have an SSD I want to boot from it, but use the HDD to store installed programs and keep the home folder. I'm running Linux Fedora 19. How do I set that up?
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Getting error while starting tomcat?

For my Tomcat installation process case is 1. cd /home/mpatil/Downloads/ 2. tar zxvf apache-tomcat-6.0.37.tar.gz 3. cd apache-tomcat-6.0.37/bin 4. ./startup.sh 5. tail -f /home/mpatil/...
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How to get Wget to retrieve entire url, including search terms

I'm trying to use a wget to retrieve a web page that that displays the results for a searched string. The page retrieved however, displays only the results of an empty string. From the looks of it, ...
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Can I build a cluster with Mac and Linux computers?

I do video editing on a Mac and I'd like to setup a cluster for distributed rendering. I don't really have the money to buy several Macs and make a cluster from those (besides, Xgrid is dead). How can ...
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Start script on network connect

I am trying to get a GNU/Linux Bash script to run as soon as a network connection is established on my Raspberry Pi. I tried following the instructions on several pages: I have tried adding my script ...
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Starting and stopping X11 and LXDE from command line

I have a Raspberry Pi with Debian Wheezy (Raspbian) and so far I've managed to learn quite a lot about Linux just playing around, but I have a few questions for all you seasoned Linux pros out there. ...
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MEGA download not working with Iceweasel on Linux?

So I tried downloading a file to my computer from a Mega link and the app loads a screen with a progress bar. The bar reaches 100% but then nothing happens. Does anyone know where my file is? I tried ...
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firefox - limit or kill a resource-hungry tab

I'm using iceweasel 23 with the noscript extension under linux. With many tabs open, and with other processes open, occasionally I'll visit a site that succeeds in tempting me to selectively allow ...
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How to use SSH Public Key with PuTTY to connect to a Linux machine

I am trying to set a public SSH key connection from a Windows 7 machine to a Red-Hat Linux machine. The ultimate purpose is to use pscp (PuTTY's version of scp) from the command terminal w/o the need ...
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How can I fix this configure error?

I'm trying to build mosh from source on a SUSE10 machine and am getting the following error: checking for protobuf... no configure: error: Package requirements (protobuf) were not met: No package '...
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Open OS/2 icons on Linux?

I have an OS/2 .ico file I need to open (and, if possible, edit). It is different from an MS-Windows .ico file, therefore I cannot open it the usual way. How can I open these files on Windows or (...
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CentOS: View all users in a specific group

I added a user user01 to a group group01 using: usermod -a -G group01 user01 When I run in command id user01 it shows that this user has actually been added to the group. However, the file /etc/...
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Filename encoding broken after unzip on windows

I zipped a directory on my linux server. Many files in the directory have german umlauts in their filename. The filesystem is ext3 and the system locale is set to de_DE.utf8. I used the following ...
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Raspbian: USB drive mounted and accessible but doesn't show on df -h

I have an USB drive connected to my Raspberry Pi running Raspbian, the directories on it are accessible using cd, ls etc but the drive doesn't show up when running df. It however does show when I run ...
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Is it possible to mount DriveImage XML backup image?

I used DriveImage XML [1] to create backup of the harddrive on some old Desktop PC with NTFS partition. I used no compression (None), enabled Raw, Split Files (I should not check this) and create the ...
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Synergy keystrokes from Win7 to Virtualbox debian running under Win7

I'm using synergy to use the keyboard of my main computer (Windows 7) for my secondary computer (Debian Linux running on a virtual box under Windows 7). The Problem is, that I can't enter some ...
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Feeding contents of a text file as command to telnet

With the command telnet docs.python.org 80, I can do a manual HTTP request to http://docs.python.org/2/license.html, by typing the actual request. Now, instead of typing it in live, I'd like to feed ...
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How to install Tomcat server using no login shell

How can we create a user account with no login shell for running the Tomcat server. What is the purpose of User Account with no login shell ? And How can no login shell user perform the installation ...
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Linux Virtual Machine for Windows 7 that will run Keryx?

I'm having a problem getting packages onto a Linux computer that doesn't have an internet connection. The accepted answer here suggests Keryx, which needs a Linux computer with internet to get ...
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Firefox, two Linux machines, one X-server

I have a Linux machine I regularly log on to via ssh (putty) from Windows. I'm running VcXsrv X-server on my Windows desktop. I mainly use this to run a debugger (ddd) and firefox to access our web-...
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CLI programs that show “Hacker-like” terminal output [closed]

Maybe a strange request, but I am looking for Linux terminal programs that constantly spew out random but "important looking" text, just the way they do in Hollywood movies. You know, like ping www....
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setup netbios client in ubuntu 13.10

I have two laptops with ubuntu 13.10 x64 on them. I want both of them to be able to ping and mount one another via hostname or netbios name which is the same in my case. The computers are called ...
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Linux Ubuntu: Updating the GRUB menu

So apparently there are 2 versions of Linux on my laptop(I have a dual boot system with Linux and Windows 8 but Linux is the master OS). One of them uses the Kernel version 3.11.0 whose headers + ...
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Quick SSH proxy or routing?

I have experience with using nginx to proxy sites with the proxy_pass directive. Is there something similar I can do with SSH? Here's my home network with my machines and their hostnames: &...
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How can I add a link to a NAS on my desktop in Raspbian?

I've created a mount to my NAS in Raspbian. It works, and I can access it via the File Manager. Is it possible for me to put a link to the file manager which will open in that share's folder on the ...
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How to get the spec of a machine on Linux?

I am interested in getting the spec of a machine, because I am thinking getting a similar server. What I am mostly interested in knowing is the number of cores / CPUs / etc., the amount of memory, ...
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Can`t create new files on tftp server

I have installed tftpd and xinetd on Ubuntu 13.10 and I have problems with writing to tftp server. /etc/xinetd.d/tftp file content: service tftp { protocol = udp port = 69 ...
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PuTTY: how to properly emulate -t option

On Linux the ssh command has a -t option whose man page reads: Force pseudo-tty allocation. This can be used to execute arbitrary screen-based programs on a remote machine, which can be very ...
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Does an improper shutdown cause harm to the underlying OS or hardware?

Does sudden shut down due to power failure do any harm to the underlying OS or hardware ? My laptop's battery is dead, so sometimes due to power failure or due to some other reason there is an ...
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Does Linux have timer coalescing?

I've been reading about timer coalescing. Windows has had it implemented for a while, and Apple just integrated it in 10.9. I can't find much information about it for linux.
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List Apache disabled sites

I use apache2ctl -S to list enabled sites: VirtualHost configuration: wildcard NameVirtualHosts and _default_ servers: *:443 is a NameVirtualHost default server www.xxx.org (...
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NTP daemon or ntpdate doesn't synchronize

I'm having some problems with synchronization with an NTP server. 1) The NTP daemon doesn't sync the system clock at all, even though it's running (confirmed with /etc/init.d/ntp status). Forcing to ...
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SortTV perl script error

I'm trying to use a perl script named SortTV (http://sourceforge.net/projects/sorttv/) Every dependencies is installed but I got an error & can't understood it... It's not a specific problem of ...
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cURL: multiple POST requests while reusing the TCP connection

If multiple URLs are passed to cURL, it reuses the TCP connection when possible. For example: curl -o 1.jpg http://example.com/1.jpg -o 2.jpg http://example.com/2.jpg I need to do the same, but ...
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Temperature log with acpi -t

I had system freezes with my HP Pavilion when using Linux (at the moment I use Debian, Ubuntu showed the same behavior). HP support forum suggests that the error is related to temperature control. So ...
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Linux: Copy files with dates in filename between two dates

I have a folder full of files where I from time to time need to copy a subset of these to somewhere else for processing. The files have the date they were created in the filename, i.e. ...
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What if “rm -rf” does not work, but “ls -a” shows no files?

I have a folder foo in an encfs container (source: /local/home/me/Documents mountpoint: /u/me/Documents) which I cannot delete. > pwd /u/me/Documents > mount [..] encfs on /local/home/me/...
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Wireless disabled after connecting ethernet cable

Im using Linux Mint 13. Wireless has always worked fine but stopped yesterday after I connected to the internet via an ethernet cable. After I disconect the cable I cannot connect to Wifi. In bottom ...
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How to run Firefox with AT command in Linux?

I try to run a specified command on a desired time. I found at for this, and it seems to work fine if I run: echo "ls -al / > /home/florin/test.txt" | at 4:21am But I want to run a different ...
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Linux VirtualBox inside Windows VirtualBox doesn't boot

I'm trying to run a Linux VirtualBox instance inside a Windows 7 VirtualBox instance, but Linux (tried both Puppy and Mint) doesn't boot. My research says that this should be possible, see here for ...