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Linux: Limiting data throughput (pipe) in bytes per second?

I was wandering if there is a Linux program that can limit data throughput of a pipe - in actual bytes per second?. From what I gather, applicable for the purposes would be bfr, however, it has ...
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scp'ing using key file as a parameter, How can I do that if possible?

scp -i ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub events*$date*_QA.log $remote_user@$remote_server:$remote_location Is the aforementioned script incorrect? Am I not doing it correctly? I went to the .ssh directory and saw ...
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browsing internet via proxy in epiphany

Any idea how to set up proxy in epiphany? Something like in firefox's preferences/advanced/network/connection? edit: I guess it can be done in gnome settings? But won't this be system wide? I would ...
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Get all IP's associated or used by process

I would like to retrieve all IP addresses associated with a specific Linux process. e.g I have OpenVPN running (or some webserver,etc.). using sudo netstat -tulpn | grep openvpn will give me this ...
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Live streaming from an IP Camera to YouTube

Here is what I have: An IP camera on local network that already has its own RTMP stream available on port 1935 Registered and verified YouTube account, ready for streaming Headless Debian Wheezy ...
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Create a bootable Windows 10 USB drive (UEFI) from Linux

How can I create a bootable Windows 10 USB drive from Linux ? Please note: WinUSB doesn't work with Windows 10. UNetbootin doesn't work either. dd method didn't work as well. Beside this, I've ...
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Recover Linux software RAID5 array after server upgrade

I recently upgraded a server from Fedora 6 to Fedora 14. In addition to the main hard drive where the OS is installed, I have 3 1TB hard drives configured for RAID5 (via software). After the upgrade, ...
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Transferring Linux OS from one drive to another with different partitions

First of all, some related questions: How to move from one drive to another that's a different size? What utility can move my Windows boot partition over to another hard drive? My situation is as ...
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fixme:heap:HeapSetInformation in wine

I am trying to launch setup to install an app with wine. Launching it without the terminal does nothing, however launching it in the terminal with the command wine foosetup.exe it gives the error ...
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On Linux, is it safe to use an external USB hard drive for the /home mount?

So I'm going to give Linux Mint a whirl. As I understand it, /home is where users' content like documents, downloads, and media will be stored. Because my SSD hard drive is small, I'd like to use a ...
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Does wget have a download history?

I have used wget to download several compressed packages(in a failed attempt to manually emulate apt-get, if that is of any significance), and I don't remember the packages' locations. Is it possible ...
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Can't seem to figure out how to encrypt Kali Linux post-installation

So I've been trying for the past few days now to encrypt my Kali install with LUKS. I've mostly been switching through different Linux distros to see what might be a good fit. I didn't choose to ...
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Issue with reinstalling iceweasel

I uninstalled iceweasel because I was trying to get a different version of Firefox and it didn't work out so I reinstalled it. Then I did that again but this time it won't reinstall. I tried Apt-get ...
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iceweasel (firefox) browser re-installation

I uninstalled my browser (iceweasel) from Add/Remove Software option in Kali Linux.At the time of removal it asked for one dependent package also to be uninstalled that I don't remember. But now when ...
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How to specify host type (thttpd server)?

I've read this FAQ: http://halplant.com:2001/server/thttpd_FAQ.html#Build My OS is Linux Mint 17.3. I've run it on VirtualBox as a guest OS. The Host OS is Windows 8.1 From the FAQ I know that I ...
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Unexpected end of file. Gzip compressed file

I am going crazy with a gzip file. I can decompress the file in Windows using WinRAR but it is impossible on any UNIX operating system. the file seems to be ok. If I do file the_name_of_the_file.gz ...
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How to print a large page on multiple smaller pages?

How can I print a larger page (A3) on multiple (two) smaller pages (A4)? This is sometimes called "poster printing", since the objective is to join the smaller printed pages together to form a larger ...
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I can't purge kubuntu-desktop

I had Kubuntu for about a week now and I don't like it, so I want to switch to Ubuntu. I opened the terminal and ran sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop and it installed everything. Later when the ...
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Is there a way to keybind Focus other Monitor in openbox?

Is there a way to keybind "set focus other monitor" in openbox? I know it is a bit more complicated if there is more than one window on another monitor, or if there are more than two monitors. But is ...
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SFTP key authentication not working from bash script

I am trying to set up a very simple bash script on Ubuntu that SFTPs to a specific server using public key authentication. When I run the command directly on the command line, it works like a charm: ...
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Finding why a ssh tunnel is not working

I have a remote server that I can SSH into no problem. I have PostgreSQL (ps) set up on the remote server (called 'enc') and local machine, both running on 5432 (the default). The remote server does ...
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How to use Latest Python 2.7.x “The Right Way” on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

My project needs to stay current on Python releases, but 12.04LTS is currently stuck on 2.7.3, even though 2.7.5 is out now. Is there a way I can stay more current without manually compiling? We're ...
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Bonding/Teaming in centOS 7

I am new to linux. I have been trying to configure either NIC bonding or NIC teaming. I have done it on windows server 2012. I am using centos7 and I haven't been lucky enough to configure it ...
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Java GC Monitoring on Linux

On Windowssystems I use jvisualvm to monitor the GC activity of my programs. Are there any similar tools for linux to do so? I acces the server via putty (ssh), so graphical tools are not supported, ...
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init.d script - Permission denied

I'm trying to create a init.d script for my server which should start/stop the teamspeak server and some node.js apps using "pm2". Here's my script: #! /bin/sh ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: ...
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My asus laptop shuts down unexpectedly when unplugged

My asus laptop shut down unexpectedly when unplugged ... even with battery charge over 50%. The OS installed is Linux, and it is set to shut-down at a critical percentage of 5%. It doesn't look ...
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How do I make my Lenovo Y50's subwoofer work on linux?

I have a Lenovo Y50 laptop which has a subwoofer integrated that works only on Linux Mint 17.2, if I download HDA Analyzer and change with it: PIN 0x17 -> Widget Control -> Check OUT PIN 0x17 -> ...
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pure-pw error: Unable to open the passwd file: No such file or directory

I get this error when i want to run the following command: pure-pw list Unable to open the passwd file: No such file or directory I remove manually the folder /etc/pure-ftpd/ and I think this is ...
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Convert HTML to Word Document

Can anyone suggest a way to convert html files to word documents (.doc) in linux, via commandline?
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MySQL doesn't shutdown cleanly sometimes

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server x64 in a VirtualBox VM with its provided MySQL, without any additional databases currently. Sometimes the shutdown of MySQL itself fails with the logs ...
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Set PuTTY's appearance in Windows

Is it possible to configure PuTTY to have me some nice colour scheme like vim's desert? I'm an PuTTY user under Windows and my login shell is tcsh. The current PuTTY theme setting is a very boring ...
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Why should the size of the swap partition be double of the RAM size?

Why is it recommended that the swap partition size be double that of the RAM size? Specifically, why would I need to store data stored in the RAM twice??
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HDPARM Keeps giving Input/Output Error

I've been trying to set the password on my Seagate drive: sudo hdparm --user-master m --security-set-pass pwd /dev/sda I get Issuing SECURITY_SET_Pass command, password="pwd", user=master, ...
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Curl command to download a file over HTTPS

I need to download a particular file from https://file_path. Here is the curl command I use for that: curl --user user:password "https://file_path?raw" > location I wish to download the real ...
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Ubuntu find files and directory matching a name in one line

There are parameters of find command for finding files and directories respectively -f and -d, but I want to avoid writing two find commands and && or || between them. I want to find file or ...
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Script not running on resume/wakeup in Ubuntu

I have a script named 999_thaw_flash.sh in my /etc/pm/sleep.d The script follows like this :- export DISPLAY=:0 #!/bin/bash case "{$1}" in resume|thaw) lynx --dump link1 >> file1 lynx ...
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Server running Ubuntu 16.04, 2 NICs via Technicolor TC8305C; causing Internet issues w/ other clients when Port Forwarding / or DMZ enabled?

Just for completion purpose, here's the info in detail again (as is in title): I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on server hardware; 2 x NICs (enp4s0f0 (AKA first), enp4s0f1 (AKA second); 10.0.0.10, ...
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How correct this local mail-sender script?

I have a task, write a shell-script, that: - All e-mails, that received by the user specified by the first parameter, sends to the currently running system users; - If sender is online, ...
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Linux software Raid5 DegradedArray with mdadm

So I changed my case and I don't know why but one my SATA port does not work anymore. So only 5 of my 6 RAID5 disks were recognized. The volume was automounted anyway and I already wrote new files on ...
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linux system stuck in read-only file system

Somehow after enabling the use of my device tree and uninstalling the pre-installed wolfram-alpha software my raspberry pi 2 is stuck in read only. Every time I try and create a directory I get: ...
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Diffrent output of “ps -a” on Ubuntu and Fedora

I have noticed that the ps -a command produces different output when I run it on ubuntu "16.04" and Fedora 23. According the man page of both distribution the -a option should do : -a Select all ...
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Need help writing Linux script to automate moving files when flash drive is inserted

I am trying to use a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian to automatically move (not copy) the contents of Folder A (local) to Folder B (on SD card via USB to SD card reader) automatically when the ...
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Fullscreen Citrix applications causing mouse offset

I am using Fedora 23 with Gnome and the latest Citrix Receiver. I need to use Citrix to open Windows applications for work and I am having an issue where when I try to maximize or full screen any ...
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Linux: WD USB not seen via df command from cli - also not automount (only from graphical itf)

Situation: on linux (Mint): new external WD usb disk (after plug-in autodetected, accesible via /media/user, also visible via df cmd) formated to the ext4 (I know, my stupid step :( - but I had a ...
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Creating a USB stick for installing centos 6.x using DVD1 and DVD2 iso files

First, we create 2 partitions on the USB stick that is let's say 16GB. first partition is let's say only 1GB and the second partition is the rest of what is available. after we "w" write the ...
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SSLH multiplexing - custom protocol (DNS)

I am using SSLH multiplexer for SSH and OpenVPN, but i need to use it for DNS server also (I am multiplexing everything on port 53 - I can't use another port). I've read that SSLH can do this (using ...
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How to replace multiple spaces by one tab

I've some text files which contain some colums seperated by a various number of spaces, but instead I need one single tab as a seperator. Is it possible to do in Bash?
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openSUSE hanging on boot

I just installed openSUSE Tumbleweed with a clean install in VirtualBox. On boot it hangs after the line [ OK ] Started Accounts Service....2.ons service....ns kernel modules.f8fe71. (Actually I ...
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Multiple X displays per monitor

I am developing software for a target system which has 3 displays, one per monitor: localhost:0.0, localhost:0.1, localhost:0.2 Though the target system has 3 monitors, my development system has only ...
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Delete kernel module completely

I would like to ask you how can I delete some kernel module completely? I mean really delete, not unload or prevent to load. I tried to use rmmod, but it just unloaded module, same as modprobe -r. So ...