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Cannot start FileZilla from linux command line

I have installed filezilla on ubuntu, which I need to run from the command line. But when I try to run it showing eg. help or version I get: ~$ filezilla -h Error: Unable to initialize gtk, is ...
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Can you run “fsck.ext2 -fycc /dev/mapper/truecrypt1” on an unmounted Truecrypt device?

Can you run "fsck.ext2 -fycc /dev/mapper/truecrypt1" on an unmounted Truecrypt device? The "extra c" in the -fycc causes it to do a supposedly "non destructive" read-write (Similar to what ...
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How to define a virtual screen (extending current desktop) for VNC?

How can I define a virtual screen/workspace to extend my desktop to which I can connect using VNC. I know vnc4server allowed you to modify the xorg.conf to define a screen, but this is not available ...
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Fedora Is Asking For Username and password at boot

When I turn my computer on GRUB auto loads fedora and I get Username: then Password: and when i type them in i get error: access denied Failed to boot both default and fallback entries then i get ...
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mint4win.exe doesn't works on Linux Mint 14 (32-bit) on Windows 7

I am a recent fan of Linux Mint MATE and I found that its a nice work. Recently I have been facing an issue with the mint4win.exe. The package as a whole works since I have driven the OS live using a ...
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how to use crontab with &

I used the crontab to execute a script, while the script had to do some jobs in the background in this format: for i in {1..100} do do_job & done However, the do_job won't be executed by ...
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apt-get only downloading gnome classic

For the past few weeks, I've been having a problem with my two laptops. Somehow (both on linux mint 13 and ubuntu 12.04) I have been trying to download gnome 3.4 shell. Unfortunately it would only ...
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Specify directory within zip file when growing archive

I have a file at /tmp/mylib.jar which I would like to put into the lib directory contained in myarchive.zip. I know I can use the -g option to grow the archive, but I'm not sure how to specify the ...
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Error when booting ISO partition from syslinux

My partition table is as follows: /dev/sda - /dev/sda1 Arch Linux (200G) - /dev/sda2 Swap (16G) - /dev/sda3 Recovery (1G) - /dev/sda4 Extended - - /dev/sda5 Arch_201212 (256M) - Free Space (15G) I ...
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How do i setup this ip for two location which will be using a same gateway as different subnet?

I have two public IP, they have not given me any subnetmask and gateway for those two. But in seperate they have given me one subnet mask/gateway as below: 217.91.227.x 217.91.170.x To be use ...
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My new servers will shutdown instead of rebooting when I do init 6 or equivalent, any idea?

I have 2 new Supermicro servers (5037C-T) with Ubuntu 12.10 and when I try to reboot the machine I instead get a nice shutdown. Interestingly enough, the reboot command in the BIOS or grub work ...
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Viewing domain from within network

We have an internal web server running Debian 6 squeeze. Our Netgear UTM25 port forwards port 80 to the server and everything works ok from the outside world. However, we are unable to access our ...
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instalation windows 8: I cant recover my Linux Partition

I had a problem last day when i was installing Windows 8 on my computer. In my harddisk, in this moment, I have 5 partitions: sda1: recovery data partition sda2: windows 8 (NTFS) sda3: use for ...
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Test PXE using VirtualBox

I have a Linux laptop running a PXE server. I run the PXE server on the wired port so I can connect computers to it directly. When the Ethernet port is connected I can use PXE to boot a VirtualBox ...
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Rocket raid 2320 drivers for Debian Wheezy

I want to use this board on my server when I upgrade it to Debian Wheezy (and I would like for it to continue to work on Debian Jessie when that is released). So far the "open source" drivers at High ...
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Creating a Linux utility : users/groups/permissions best practice

I am creating a utility which will run on Linux machines. For the purposes of this discussion, let's say its analogous to make. Here's the deal : sometimes, when you run the utility, it creates files ...
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Stuck while connecting to a linux machine

I am trying to connect to my linux machine using and it kind of connects but the prompt is stuck here,any inputs on what is wrong here?also there was build running that is just stuck...so I tried to ...
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Initiate restore of directory hierarchy in Glacier to S3?

Using software that runs under Linux, is there a way to initiate a restore from Glacier to S3 of an entire directory hierarchy? The files are transferred to Glacier using a S3 bucket lifecycle rule. ...
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How to configure X kbmap for 4 languages while keeping two “main” languages easily switchable?

Now I have setxkbmap -model acer_laptop -layout lang1,lang2 -variant , setxkbmap -option -option grp:caps_toggle in a startup script. It works well for two languages. I want to have 4 languages ...
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Routing issue with bridged connection

I had a problem setting up a wired to wireless bridge on my Raspberry Pi box - but that is now fixed - Wired to wireless bridge in Linux - but the consequence seems to be that the squid proxy server ...
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Cannot hibernate Windows after installing openSUSE 12.2

Originally my machine dual-booted Fedora 17 and Windows 7, and everything was fine. When I switched to openSUSE 12.2, it repartitioned my Linux partitions (e.g. I had a 1GB swap partition and it made ...
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Automated Backups From Windows To Remote Linux Server [closed]

I love rsync under Linux but Windows does not natively support it. Is there any way to automate backups to a remote Linux Server from say...Server 2k3 or 2k8?
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Xmodmad does not run at startup/login

I put settings in a file called ~/.Xmodmap: xmodmap -e 'keycode 66=Return' xmodmap -e "clear Lock" The next time I logged in, I was prompted as to whether to load ~/.Xmodmap. I loaded it, and tick ...
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My laptop behaves strange after suspend

When waking my laptop from suspend, it behaves very strange - the CPU quickly gets hot and the battery drains insanely fast. Looking into powertop, there is a process called 'rtc_timer_do_work' that ...
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XFCE window placement settings resetting

I prefer all my windows to be centered when created so I went to Window Manager Tweaks » Placement and set Maximum size of windows to trigger smart placement to Max (large) and also checked At the ...
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startx error: no desktop manager

I have Backtrack 5R2 KDE. The error resulted from a hard-reset (hard-reboot). After that, I cannot load the KDE manager when I enter the startx command after logging in. Whenever I do a startx ...
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Audio out on Linux to play on Windows

I have a Windows 7 computer I use for gaming, and a Linux machine I use for everything else. Everything else is relatively easy to switch (one plug for keyboard/mouse, and the linux box uses VGA while ...
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Debian download package and dependencies for different architecture

I have a clean i386 install of Debian on my laptop which I need to install ndiswrapper to get the internet on it working. I have a amd64 Debian install on my other laptop with working internet. How ...
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How to allow only 2 groups to use network commands using sudoers

How could I change the sudoers files in order to get both "networkadmingroup" (a group created by me) and the "admin" to use all the network-related commands but not the rest? This is my attempt: ...
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How to make my Ubuntu an internet gateway for my Android phone

I want to use the internet of my school on my Android, the problem is they have a Squid proxy, and many applications on my phone don't use the proxy at all. The obvious solution is to install a ...
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FFMPEG - streaming a playlist of videos to RTMP

I'm aware that you can stream files to a video server using FFMPEG - something like the following. fmpeg -re -i localFile.mp4 -c copy -f flv rtmp://server/live/streamName Is anybody aware of ...
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alias gcc='gcc -fpermissive' or modifying ./configure script

I am compiling quite big project from source. The compilation always ends with: error: invalid conversion from ‘const char*’ to ‘char*’ [-fpermissive] I have already compiled this project one year ...
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SSH rsa key works with external IP not internal IP

I am using rackspace cloud hosting. I have 2 servers behind a load balancer. Each server has an external IP and an internal IP. I want to setup a sync job that uses SSH to transfer files. I made ...
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Difference of installation on openSUSE KDE and Gnome [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there two different ways of installation in openSUSE KDE and openSUSE Gnome Hi I have recently installed openSUSE on my system(switched from RHEL 6). When I was ...
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Using dropbox in fuduntu

I have Fuduntu 2013.1 (Best of Fedora and Ubuntu in one OS) installed on my Gateway netbook, along with a couple of other distros including CrunchBang. All my distros have a shared /home partition. ...
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USB 3.0 not functioning fully

After installing GNU/Linux today onto my Lenovo Y570 laptop, I ran into an issue quickly - the USB 3.0 support. 2/3 of my USB ports are 3.0 so I kind of need them. The ports are powered at the very ...
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Configuring ntp server on Ubuntu

I am trying to configure the time on my system, as per one of the ntp servers provided on net. However, the time doesn't change. I am doing this on Ubuntu 12.04 which is installed in Oracle VirtualBox ...
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Automatic replacement of expressions

Maybe this can be achieved through (extended) regular expressions, but I really don't know if or how. There seems to be a way to access "things that are found" by using $1, $2, … but I have no idea ...
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Faking a Linux environment without chroot

For a university project I want to test a C++11 program on a 32-core machine. Unfortunately the machine has Ubuntu 12.04 with GCC 4.6 installed (we need GCC 4.7 because of some C++11 threading ...
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Video Streaming via RTMP on Ubuntu

Is there a tool available for Ubuntu that can stream shuffled playlists or folders of videos to my Wowza Server (hosted elsewhere) via RTMP? I currently have an old iMac streaming videos via screen ...
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Debian + Unknown host google.com using bridge network

I am trying to install Debian Linux based OS in my XP machine using VM Ware and I trying to setup bridge connection to access the network. But I am getting the error "Unknown host google.com". ...
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How to terminate a program on a BSP when default kill (-9/all) options do not work

I have written a program for basic file reading/writing. When I added lseek, a function new to me it did not terminate. I have tried to use the following commands to get it to do so: ctrl kill PID ...
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Hard linking directory structure somewhere else

I have one directory where files appear in. I want to run a script regulary that finds all files in that directory that have only one link to them, and hard link them in another directory. However, I ...
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Compare two file systems between Solaris and Linux

I am trying a source to target file comparison between Solaris and Linux. - I have a large number of files > 3000 - Large number of directories > 600 - Directory structure remains same - I ...
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to measure throughput of testing device connect to server via AP

Description of project-> I have a test tool to which DUT connects. The test tool has an access point in it and once DUT get connected to it via mac address we check RSSI and some other features ...
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USB Mass storage driver as CDROM in Windows & MAC

I am in the process of enumerating a Hybrid ISO image which will show up as CDROM in Windows & MAC and encountered with the following problem. Hybrid ISO image is created with the following ...
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Archiso build failing due to dbus and dbus-core conflict

I am trying to build an ISO with archiso (releng), and even after running pacman -R dbus and pacman -Syu the build fails with the following error: looking for inter-conflicts... :: dbus and ...
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Current sound configuration (integrated Realtek ALC662) on Ubuntu 12.04 plays everything as mono. How to fix it?

All music files play as mono on my Ubuntu 12.04 installation.System soundcard (integrated): nVidia MCP61 High Definition Audio (Realtek ALC662). Did anyone have the same problem? What's the solution? ...
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Why does newline come before space in the output of hexdump?

Using hexdump, printing these characters in the "canonical" format gives the output that I expect, while the default format throws me off. $ echo " " |hexdump # Reversed? 0000000 ...
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Unwanted remount attempt of UBIFS rootfs during boot

I have an ARM system using buildroot-2011.05 - Linux 2.6.38.7. The board uses a NAND flash and to get around a problem with squashfs not liking bad blocks I changed the root file system to use ...