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How can I set up remote capturing in Wireshark, capturing from a CentOS server on my Windows laptop?

I'm looking to capture packets from a remote server network interface. The remote server is running CentOS and has tshark installed. I'm working on a Windows 8 machine with Wireshark installed. ...
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Numlock on by default on Kali Linux

I am fairly new to this version of Linux. I have it set so that when it boots, it automatically boots into the GUI for the operating system. This means when I load up the OS I am greeted with a login ...
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“Error: no display specified” when attempting to run Firefox

When attempting to run Firefox from the Linux command-line I get the following error: Error: no display specified Can anyone tell me what's going on and how to fix this so I can load Firefox? ...
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How fresh are iostat data?

I am very confused about the output of iostat, it seems to me that the results of current disk usage such as mb/s written and read are very old or simply wrong. I tried to copy 200GB file just to put ...
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Running a web server via script at startup

I've got a puma webserver running my dashing dashboard from a linux VM. Currently, the VM starts as soon as my PC starts, but I have to manually run the server. I usually do the following after ...
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How can I download a file the moment it becomes available on linux?

How can I set up something on a Linux machine so that the moment a file on a web server returns something other than a 404 error it will download it. I would like it to stop checking the moment the ...
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Can't find why inodes running out

I have a Xen VPS with Debian Linux installed with ext4 filesystem. Once I found that all inodes are used. I checked this: ~# df -i Filesystem Inodes IUsed IFree IUse% Mounted on rootfs ...
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How to disable “device mapper” warnings in fedora

Mine is an x86 based embedded platform.. Running completely out of NFS. I recently ported fc23 onto it... But been getting this warning message every time I give the reboot command.. [ OK ] Stopped ...
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/var/www/html permssions issue, group not able to edit

I'm having issues with permissions in /var/www/html and group permissions not working the way I thought they would. bash-4.1$ whoami barney bash-4.1$ id barney uid=507(barney) gid=511(barney) ...
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CentOS 6.7 configure: error: dlopen not found

I'm trying to configure LibreOffice On-Line WebSocket server before installing but the following error is thrown: configure: error: dlopen not found Full output: [root@SBX-EXT-001-002 loolwsd]# ...
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Setting up symbolic links so they'll work with winSCP or similar program

My user has a home directory /home/user1 I want her to be able to edit files in: /home/user2 So I put symbolic links in her directory so like this: sudo ln /home/user2/file.php ...
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VM Ware Display Window screen is small

VMware display windows screens is very small. How to resize it and make it in fix in window. Screenshot:
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What do the following devices do on a DSL modem: ppp_0_35_1, nas_0_35, cpcs0, atm0

I have a modem at home, that runs PPPoEoA and does NAT for internet connectivity. I noticed that in Bridge mode, the modem data link light only fires when I send/receive something. However when I ...
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Booting with MBR in UEFI (No CSM mode at all)?

I'm asking here since I can't find a clear and definite answer to if it is possible to boot with an MBR partitioned hard drive in an UEFI-only environment. I've read this question but it is still ...
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VirtualBox guest (Windows 7) resets host (Slackware 13.1)

As pointed in the title I'm in a situation where a VirtualBox guest (Windows 7) resets host (Slackware 13.1). This happens when the guest (Windows) in booting up. The same happens with two virtual ...
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Raspberry PI periodic connection to the Internet when required

So, I'm looking to use a Raspberry Pi to log into the FON network, but I don't want it to be permanent, only when requested by a NEST central heating controller. I think 'in the old days' this was ...
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Multiple users and a shared volume [duplicate]

I have a linux system (ubuntu 15.10) with multiple users. There is a shared local volume on that system, and every user must have full access to it (read, write, etc). What I tried is to create a ...
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Display scp progress in zenity window

I would like to graphically display the scp transfer progress of several files from a remote server to the local machine. I thought using Zenity for example. Browsing the net I found the command pv ...
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How to handle assertions in C during production release [closed]

In a production environment, how should we handle assertions: Use gcc -DNDEBUG option during compilation to disable assertions. Define NDEBUG on top of all the source code files where we have ...
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How to run a bash script via absolute path?

I have a file: /Users/danylo.volokh/test/test_bash_script.sh Content is very simple: #!/usr/bin/env bash echo "-- print from script" I'm in folder "danylo.volokh" This command runs fine: ...
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Errors in script which runs on boot

I have made an installer script of my architecture which runs on boot, and I added it to chkconfig: #!/bin/bash # # chkconfig: 2345 99 30 # description: Product Installer Service # if [ -f ...
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Lua variable as a shell command

Hii aLL Im using Awesome Wm and i want to set a shell command as a variable on my rc.lua i look in Internet and i found this : SHell Command : $ ip link | grep "[1-9] :en" | cut -d ":" -f2 | awk ...
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Youtube-DL: How to strip video information/description when converting audiofile to MP3?

This might be picky, but when I use Youtube-DL to convert audio from a video to MP3, I let it also tag the title and embed the thumbnail from the video. Somehow it adds the video description and some ...
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Acl setted file deleted and recover automatically in windows

I have set acl on linux share folder. For example if I have share name stock. And in stock share there are two folder Thinclient and Synapse. So for Thinclient I have given permission for rwx with ...
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Kali Linux USB Bootable UEFI Failure to find Flash Drive

Thanks for taking the time to view my question, I have been searching for hours (no joke) to have no avail. I got on my computer and decided to make Kali Linux bootable since Virtual Box had tooo much ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu with live USB

and sorry for bothering you, I have just bought an MSI PE60. I have installed Windows 10 in Legacy boot mode, so I have to install Ubuntu in Legacy mode, too. I want to install Ubuntu with the Live ...
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Booting linux from grub2 gets kernel panic - root=null

I'm doing my own homebrewed version of linux. The distro works fine but I need to update it to use EFI and GPT partitions. My problem now is that I can't for the life of me get grub2 to boot it. I ...
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Where is the Linux Subsystem's filesystem located in Windows 10?

It's pretty clear that Windows' 10 "host" filesystem is mounted at /mnt/c/ from "Linux" perspective of view. But is it possible to get an access to "Linux" filesystem from Windows? If so, where it is? ...
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ALG IPSEC and RSTP

I have linux 3.18. my Linux is installet on a router. in this router I activate a NAT from the wan side. Does this Linux support ALG of IPSEC and RSTP ?
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Fine-grained WiFi Tx Signal Strength control on a accesspoint

I'm trying to reduce TX power on an AP in order to minimize area in which devices can connect to the AP. I've tried to do this by iwconfig command such as iwconfig wlan0 txpower 1mw but it didn't work ...
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Routing table with gateway on the same network and interface, why?

When connecting to our company's VPN and looking at the routing table I find this: 172.16.0.0 10.8.0.241 255.255.0.0 UG 0 0 0 tun0 10.8.0.241 0.0.0.0 ...
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ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS between two Nginx servers

I've got a reverse proxying Nginx docker container to proxy requests to other servers. In this case its another Nginx container hosting the PHP application Magento. Every since I installed a wildcard ...
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How to pass custom options(--prefix) to configure when rebuilding a 'gcc' package?

I want to rebuild the gccXXX packages with a custom --prefix. I know how to rebuild (with the following commands) it, but how do I provide a custom --prefix?: apt-get build-dep -y gcc-4.9-multilib ...
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write a raw packet to tun/tap

I am a newbie to the tun/tap and iptables. I am confused about some questions about the tun these days. Firstly, I create a tun interface named tun0 and set its ip address to 192.168.128.2/24. If I ...
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set tun interface to visit the internet

I have a tun interface named tun0(10.0.1.1),and a physical interface named eth1(10.110.136.76) on my computer. I want to use the tun0 to visit the internet. Firstly, I create and set the tun like ...
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X Server unable to start under Linux 4.5 in Arch virtual box guest

I recently ran paceman -Syu to upgrade my system as usual but after installing the newest Linux kernel, the X Server could no longer start and produced this error in the log file AddScreen/ScreenInit ...
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How do I make the Linux Mint Cinnamon desktop more rigid?

I am running Linux Mint Cinnamon, and my desktop is currently very loose and hard to manage. Windows, however, has a desktop with a very rigid structure, with the icons in preset imaginary "boxes" on ...
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Protecting Virtual machine from being copied to other hosts

I'm deploying a web application on a linux server (ubuntu) on virtual machine (In VMWare ESX 5.1 and the host machine is Windows) I need to protect the entire application and guest OS from being ...
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How to create swapfile on ssd disk with btrfs

I have SSD with btrfs, I tried creating a swapfile like: dd if=/dev/zero of=swapfile01 bs=1M count=10240 mkswap swapfile01 chmod 600 swapfile01 swapon swapfile01 In dmesg I see [238434.731654] ...
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pandoc - markdown to man page tables not formatted (on msys2)

I am trying to use pandoc (if someone has a better conversion program I am all ears, please not ruby-dependent) to convert markdown files into manpages. It works fine until I go to do a doc with a ...
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What is the best way to setup 3 HDDs with 3 OS on one computer? [closed]

I am building a new PC, I am a developer of whatever people want me to make, but I personally like to code games. To do this, I have a simple set of requirements: Machine must run Windows 7, to run ...
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Ipython web server using a FIOS router

I'm trying to setup my headless home server so that I can access a ipython notebook via a web browser. I think the issue I'm having is setting up the port forwarding correctly from my Verizon FIOS ...
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How to create a basic yet useful USB toolbox with a selection screen?

I'm an EasyTech at Staples, and I had an idea on how to make my job easier and make me work more efficiently on computers. My idea is to create a USB toolbox. Similar to what the company provides us. ...
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How do I set the default soundcard for the root user?

I am running raspbian Jessie on my raspi 2. I have an external usb soundcard for my pi. I set it as the default card simply by going to Menu->preferences->Audio Device Settings. This works as ...
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(Setting up SSL) invalid number of arguments in “ssl_certificate” directive in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf

I am trying to setup SSL on my server. I purchased my SSL certificate from Comodo. I am following the tutorial they have made here: ...
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Use 3G modem on Intel Galileo Gen 2

I'm working on a project and I use Intel Galileo Gen 2 with Yocto Project Linux. I use LAN to connect to Internet but I would want to connect to Internet with 3G USB modem. I tried using Sakis3G to ...
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Need to extract info out of HWInfo

I need to extract information like Serial and Product out of HWInfo. Right now I tried hwinfo --bios | grep 'Serial:' and I get more the I need. First I would like the information after the actual ...
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CSF - making outgoing 443 connections

I've installed CSF firewall on my linux, and I have set in my csf.conf: # Allow incoming TCP ports TCP_IN = "22,25,53,80,110,143,443,465,587,993,995" # Allow outgoing TCP ports TCP_OUT = ...
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No partition found

I had windows 8.1 and Linux on my system . Somehow it got corrupt and shows no partition found I then reinstalled Ubuntu with the option Delete all files, photos from operating system. It seems like ...
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SSH over softether VPN connection

I configured my Raspberry Pi as a softether VPN server (according to Raspberry Pi: Install a SSTP VPN server using SoftEther). I can now create a VPN connection from my Windows machine to the ...