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tcpdump prints nothing while trying to listen communication with sip server

The following command sudo tcpdump -nqt -s 0 -A -i eth0 port 5060 works and prints incoming SIP messages. Now I want to see entire communication and entering the IP address of the SIP server: ...
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Seeing phone calls on my computer [closed]

I would like to setup my computer similar to how some TVs are set up, namely where when someone calls I get a small reminder in the corner with their number and caller id. This solution would have to ...
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Ethernet issues in Linux mint.

After a hardrive crash I installed mint 17 LTS with many attending woes related to lack of drivers (two of my 8 usb ports can actually recognize devices plugged into them). I'm currently attempting to ...
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Android (Java) method equivalent to Python HMAC-SHA256 in Hex [migrated]

I am attempting to replicate the Python HMAC-SHA256 equivalent in Android (Java). The Python representation is shown bellow with the correct output: Python print (hmac.new(key = ...
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Aggregating multiple internet connections into a single connection to allow improved throughput over a single connection

I have 2 or more internet access paths e.g.: 3G (2 Mb/s) Eth0 (20 Mb/s) Eth1 (separate network) (20Mb/s) I'd like to aggregate them like Speedify i.e. a single download could benefit from ...
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checking a CCID Compliance reader in VMware

I have VMware 9.0.2 build-1031769 with BackTrack-5 installed on it. Each time that I connect my ACS-ACR38 card reader to my computer, two below options added to VM > Removable Devices : Q1: What ...
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How can I put my skype notification settings in a public git repo

I maintain key configuration files in a public git repo - I'd like to put my skype configuration in it too, because I find the default configuration way too noisy. The newer version has started ...
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sh + how to run command and set it into parameter ( VAL )

please take look on the following commands down, ( the shell is sh ) something not clearly for me when I run - eval echo \$arr$n , I get the value a as expected so why: VAL=eval echo \$arr$n , ...
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Wireless not working only when using Fedora

I just bought a new Asus laptop (ASUS F551CA) that came with preinstalled Windows 8. I quickly installed Fedora 20 to the then empty D:-drive. Everything looks good: the dualboot process works fine. ...
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Conky 2.0.0 own_window_argb_visual = true causes X Error

Output of conky -v conky 2.0.0_pre compiled Wed Jul 2 18:53:50 BST 2014 for Linux 3.2.0-4-amd64 x86_64 Compiled in features: System config file: /etc/conky/conky.conf Package library path: ...
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Adding an abbreviation for spaces in vim

I am trying to add the following abbreviation in vim, but its not working. noreabbrev <space><space> .<space> Its just like in most modern phones keypad. so can someone tell ...
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Local DNS queries fail on server but work on clients

I have Ubuntu 14.04 server and I have Bind9 installed on it and configured. On client computers I have the DNS server address set to this server. nslookup for my custom DNS entries return the correct ...
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Linux permissions on a remote mount

On Windows, when I look at the permissions on a remote folder, the accounts are qualified with the machine name or domain, i.e. the authority for the account name. On Linux, if I have a VM with a ...
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7z is not supported archive while update archive [closed]

7za u -pPasswored -mhe=on -r -m0=lzma -mx=9 -mfb=64 -md=32m '-x!temp' filename.7z /home/software While updating archive we are getting this error: Error: XXXXXXX.7z is not supported archive ...
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Linux HDD partition shows full. If live booted, contents add upto 13GB, but 235GB shows used by Gparted

I am using Debian Wheezy, I get constant notifications: 0 bytes left (i cannot download anything, so notifications are not erraneous). Disk Usage Analyzer shows only 13.2GB of files. Gparted shows ...
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Will copying to an identically sized disk cause issues if the output disk has bad sectors?

I just made a copy from one 160gb disk to another, identical 160gb disk, using the command sudo dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/sdb (run on a live Ubuntu CD) However, the SMART test on /dev/sdb shows 20 ...
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Can't boot from Windows installation disk on Linux

I've recently wanted to reinstall Windows 7 on my laptop which is currently running solely Ubuntu. I've downloaded and iso and tried burning it to both a cd and a usb but when I boot from either of ...
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Best Base/Host OS for VMWare [closed]

I have Core i5 with 8 GB Memory and 500GB of HDD. I am new to VMWare; and I need to make virtualization a permanent work habit for me. Mainly because of ease of Virtual HDD and usage of OS Images. I ...
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ZIP will not extract all files on Debian

My machine runs Debian 6.0.7 and I have Zip 3.0 (July 5th 2008), by Info-ZIP. When I try to unzip a .zip file, 2~3 times out of 10 it would not extract everything. There would be 2-3 files missing. ...
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Vim highlighting between editing sessions

Is there a way to disable vim from carrying highlighting between editing sessions? For example, I was looking for the definition of pi (M_PI) in /usr/include/math.h and searched /PI to find ti real ...
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Open pwd protected http stream in vlc from Linux CLI

Can anyone please advise me on how to open a pwd protected http stream from CLI in vlc? I checked out the --help and man pages, but they seem to offer only syntax for opening ftp, rmt and smb pwd ...
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rhel 6 ftp list command not working (passive)

I have an EC2 RHEL-6.5_GA-x86_64 instance running. AWS Management opened all incoming and outgoing traffic from/to all ports. iptables -L Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT) target prot opt source ...
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mount XFS filesystem in ubuntu with permissions

I want to remove data from a Netgear Stora drive that I can no longer access via the Stora itself. The drive appears to be fine, but the Stora is fighting with my router, and it's old and somewhat ...
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How to install seprate OSs on different partitions [duplicate]

I know its a newbie question but I have a VAIO VGN-CR353 running linux openSuSE 12.2. The Hard-disk has only one partition (under IDE there is only home/sda1). I want to install Windows on a separate ...
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Should I move to Gentoo Linux? [closed]

Does anyone have a tip or recommend using Gentoo at home or in a small business office ? I would like to move all my computers from Windows to Linux and I've got really good expectations about Gentoo. ...
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How stable is a triple boot setup for OS X, Windows 7 and Ubuntu/Linux?

Thanks for your interest in this question. Goal: I would like to know how effective it really is to configure a hard drive (specifically a 7200 RPM HDD) and boot Mac OS X, Windows 7 and some sort of ...
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How much memory is being used on the gpu by each PID?

How do I know how much memory on the GPU is being used by each process, CUDA compiled code using 1 processor, accessing 1 of 2 M2090 Tesla cards available on a 16 core node on an HPC? ...
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Weird mouse issue with browsers Arch Linux

When I'm browsing my touchpad two finger scroll is "laggy". If I plug a usb mouse, the wheel scroll does not work. It happens with Goole Chrome (from AUR), Chromium and Firefox. Everywhere else in ...
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Linux Arch: dhcpcd fails to start wireless srvice though worked before

I have only wireless service on my computer (I cannot physically move it to reach Ethernet). As I start Linux, I see an error message: (I replaced wlp0... with ) [FAILED] Failed to start dhcpcd ...
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Granting full rights on all files (owned by su) within certain directory

I got some trouble with a server situation, where i keep some configuration files in a sub-directory of a web project. Using my superuser account, i make changes to these files, which NetBeans commits ...
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What is the reason for an error 'eth0: Transmit timeout' in dmesg?

On a gentoo Linux system the dmesg output shows something like the following repeatedly: eth0: link up, 100Mbps, full-duplex, lpa 0x45E1 eth0: Transmit timeout, status 0c 0005 c07f media 10. eth0: ...
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Using new Python on old CentOS, but only for certain services?

I am using Trac issue tracking system version 0.12 on CentOS 5.8. I am also using Agilo for Trac plugin. This plugin needs Python 2.5 and CentOS 5 comes with Python 2.4. Is it possible to install ...
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Wireless_tools- iwconfig wlp5s5 no wireless extension

I have installed Wireless tools, GNUtls, Openssl, WpaSupplicant, Wget also, but I do not know if I need some library. iwconfig and the others wireless tools do not recognize wireless interface. I ...
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Emulate ff-only behaviour on Git 1.6.0.2

I have the following problem on one of our servers: I want a user that pulls from a Git repo on a regular basis (using a cronjob), but only doing fast-forward pulls (the content on the server changes ...
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login process very slow over ssh to vagrant guest

Here's my problem, I have a 30-40 second delay after entering a username before I am prompted to enter a password, when I ssh into a vagrant guest VM. Setup is as follows: Windows 7 host, CentOS 6.5 ...
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Thinkpad t430s docking stations and linux [closed]

I'm thinking to buy a docking station for plugging my Thinkpad T430s to a double screen system at the office. I'm a linux user and I have seen that udev can handle docking stations, there are also ...
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How to capture tcp traffic between a virtual server and client?

Basically, my set up is: Kali Linux running in a virtual machine, Server running on a virtual machine, And my host machine as the client. What I want to do is mess about with some stuff on the ...
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bash commands that don't fit on one page - make output scrollable

Probably been answered somewhere, but its difficult to frame the search phrase. I am running a bash terminal window and some commands are too big to fit on the page (e.g. ps -A) I vaguely recall a ...
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Running two virtual servers cannot change network configration of second server

I am learning networking. The problem is that i am running two virtual machine of linux operating system on virtual machine whose server addresses are 192.168.1.100 and 192.168.1.200 respectively. I ...
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3G modem connect success, but minicom will block, how can i get in command mode?

minicom: ATQ0 V1 E1 S0=0 &C1 &D2 +FCLASS=0 OK AT+CGDCONT=1,"IP","3gnet" OK ATDT*99# CONNECT At this time minicom will block. But i want to get exec other command. how can i do it? my ...
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User under windows server AD access Linux server using kerberos [migrated]

I installed AD on windows 2008 r2 sp1 server . And had configured all things follow the issue http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms995329.aspx ...
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What do I have to do so I can get 2 users to be able to access disk drives / partitions at the same time?

I mounted a disk drive using UserA ==> /run/media/userA/myDisk . userB is a member of the same group of userA. Why can userB not access the mountpoints? What do I have to do so I can get 2 users ...
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Samba install broke openvpn

I used http://jankarres.de/2013/05/raspberry-pi-openvpn-vpn-server-installieren/ for installing openvpn. I followed the instructions to the letter and everything worked fine. My client connected to ...
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SSH hangs when halting a remote system

I successfully used ssh -q -i pubkey root@192.168.200.122 'halt' for years now to halt a FreeBSD system (FreeNAS) from a linux box. Suddenly, from out of nothing this stopped working: ssh hangs ...
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How to disable a keyboard key in Linux (Ubuntu)?

my keyboard is damaged, the keyboard key [é] is always pressed and it prevents me from working. On windows I found the software sharpkey to disable the [é] button but on Ubuntu I can't found no ...
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What is the difference between ATA Secure Erase and Security Erase? How can I ensure they worked?

I'd like to wipe a stack of drives (spinning and SSD) securely. I'm familiar with the ATA Secure Erase (SE) command via hdparm, but I'm not sure if I should use the Security Erase (SE+) command ...
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Compressing with BarCat?

I'm having an issue using Barcat to show a dialog while compressing? Wondering what the exact syntax is? here's a link to Barcat things I've tried are bar -n apache24.tar.xz |tar -Jcf - bar -n ...
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pulseaudio / snd_hda_intel power usage

On an idle system, the two items highest on the powertop list are pulseaudio and snd_hda_intel (>70 events/s each, twice as high as the next item). This is the case even when nothing is using the ...
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Sony Vaio Pro 13 (SVP13212SGBI) can no longer run when mains is not connected

I bought this laptop brand new in February this year, and only in the last week or so has it started showing this brokenness. The degradation was somewhat gradual, since I was able to run the laptop ...
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Linux seems to be unstable and overheats with dual boot

I'm having issues with successfully installing linux (both on my PC and my laptop). The issue seems to be overheating in both cases. It's not so much a crippling problem with the desktop, it handles ...