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Can not view fan speed rpm in hp 4530s laptop

Output of sensors is: ~$ sensors acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +31.0°C (crit = +128.0°C) temp2: +0.0°C (crit = +128.0°C) temp3: +31.0°C (crit = +128.0°C) ...
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How to use vpn in Linux with group security and hardware token?

I was trying to use VPN with group security and hardware token, but could not find anything about it for OpenVPN or VPNC. I have the setting under windows like: How can I do this in Linux? Is ...
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Linux tun interface packet routing

I have questions on the ip packet flow for the following scenario. The scenario is : A tun0 (10.0.0.2/8) interface and a physical wireless lan card wlan0 (ip address not fix) on the client side, ...
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OpenGrok in Linux Environment set “SVN remote repository as source”

I have configured OpenGrok in Linux Environment and created the index using the following command: java -jar opengrok.jar -W /var/opengrok/etc/configuration.xml -c /var/lib/ctags/usr/bin/ctags -P -S ...
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How can I place /boot/efi on a different drive than / and /home?

I am trying to install Fedora 21 onto a relatively recent Toshiba laptop. Due to firmware problems, I cannot alter the existing EFI partition. Therefore, I need to install /boot/efi on external media. ...
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Install Debian to USB without unplugging Hard Drives

As the poster of the following question Install Debian To USB With State Saving I want to install Debian TO a USB drive. The problem is that in said question is said to make the process easier if the ...
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ssh indirectly to root

Is there a way to ssh to root on another machine even if PermitRootLogin is set to no, but ssh to a user is allowed and this user can just sudo -i to become root. For simple commands, I think there ...
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Installing Windows After installing Ubuntu

I had only Ubuntu installed in my system. I formatted the drive in which Ubuntu was installed and trying to install the windows 7 from past 4 days. Initially Windows was showing an alert saying ...
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tripwire should ignore /etc when /etc/ntp.drift is the only change

So I have what I assume is a basic Tripwire policy. Every week I get Modified: "/etc" "/etc/ntp.drift" I assume that NTP is erasing and recreating the ntp.drift file, and thus, the /etc directory ...
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Share Internet through Arch Linux VM

I'm working with a LAN which is behind a router that I don't control. The router admin has allowed internet access to one IP address 192.168.0.50. I would like to create an arch linux VM at that ip ...
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How to install Xibo Client on Raspberry Pi Model B?

I have a Raspberry Pi Model B and need to install the digital signage Xibo Client, the OS installed on the Raspberry Pi is Raspbian 7. I followed this tutorial step by step three times but it gave ...
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fbcon - Use Android/MSM framebuffer device for boot console

I am trying to use a rooted Nexus 5 (msm 8974 chipset) device with Debian running with an X server and linux framebuffer boot console. I have recompiled the default Android hammerhead kernel (with ...
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How can I configure samba with separate hard drive?

I am in the process of spinning up a CentOS box as a file server. I had the smaller system hard drive already in the machine, installed CentOS, and installed Samba in preparation of my new, bigger ...
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How to write from a linux boot cd to a usb with a mac

I bought a book about C and it comes with a livecd of a custom distro with scripts pre-loaded. My quandary is that my current macbook pro was not equipped with a disk drive. I have temporary access to ...
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Access internet via Samsung LTE USB modem

I have a Samsung LTE USB modem connected on Ubuntu. The tool for using this modem creates a TAP interface (tap1) and I can successfully receive an IP address using dhclient. I am trying to access the ...
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Unable to run script, which emails me results, as super user. (returns: send-mail: 550 5.1.0 Not our Customer)

I have been trying to debug this for 2 days now, without success. This is the script I'm trying to run: #!/bin/bash emailaddress='my_username@gmail.com' output=`sudo rsync -av --delete ...
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VirtualBox multicast on a bridged network

using VirtualBox, I got two guests (DEBIAN7.7) on my host (WINDOWS7). Each of the two guests has a bridge network interface, eth1 and can ping the other one, I can see each eth1 has multicast enabled. ...
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Is there a way to download a previous version of Nessus?

I need a verson of Nessus that is compatible with Linux 32-bit. I was told that 5.2.7 would suffice, but I can't find it on the internet, and the only available downloads on the website are of ...
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Move around an Ubuntu installation without losing its booting ability?

I have a multiboot laptop. I need to re-arange its partitions in order to eficientizice HDD usage. I found out that when I move my Ubuntu 14.04 installation it loses the ability to boot. After ...
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“clear” comand throws some junk values before clearing the screen

I recently noticed that the clear command in Fedora 19 throws some junk value before actually clearing the screen Here's a sample output: [root@localhost ~]# clear [3;J [root@localhost ~]# ...
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Gammu Error 500

I want to send server alerts as SMS messages from Ubuntu (13.04). I've downloaded gammu and installed - but I don't get very far. I have set the config file like this: [gammu] port = /dev/ttyACM0 ...
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Moving boot volume to new disk

I'm about to move / to a new disk. I intend to do something like the accepted answer to this question which recommends booting to a liveCD. All of the how-to documents I see online recommend booting ...
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Replicate windows' keyboard shotcuts Win+1, Win+2, Win+3, etc. in KDE

On Windows pressing Win+1 (2, 3, ...) launches the first (second, third, ...) pinned app in your taskbar. If that application is already running it switches to the running application instead of ...
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How to reliably pair a bluetooth device?

I am trying to connect a Wii Board to a Linux (RPi and Ubuntu) so that it is available to the system whenever I switch it on with the button. The current information about this is quite scattered and ...
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How to restore duplicity directories that have spaces in the names?

I have used Duplicity to create encrypted compressed archives of some of my directories. I can extract from the archives any directory I like, except when the directory name has spaces in it. The ...
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403 error when port forwarding

I have created a static ip on my bthub - 31.xx.xxx.17 I have then used port forwarding with my raspberry pi device with all the major ports (ie 21,22,80, etc) I have set the bt firewall like ...
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WordPress uploads rsync file ownership issues

I'm running a LEMP stack. Nginx is running as www-data user. It's running a WordPress installation. Every time I upload something the uploaded files belong to www-data as expected. I'm trying to ...
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sudo apt-get update is not updating repositories in Debian Wheezy

I am trying to update repositories using following command but it is failing: sudo apt-get update Here is the output of above command: Hit http://dl.google.com stable Release.gpg Hit ...
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UDF formatted hard disk reported full on windows 8.1 after having been modified on Debian

I bought a new usb hard drive for backing up some data, i decided to format it to UDF since it suits my needs and it's a fully open standard. I formatted it on windows 8.1, using UDF 2.01 for best ...
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getfattr format output to separate values of files by space or comma

I am using setfattr to store tags of files. Like: setfattr --name=user.tags --value="tag1, tag2" test2 setfattr --name=user.tags --value="tag3, tag2" test3 But getfattr --recursive --only-values -n ...
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Dual Boot: Ubuntu + Windows 7 with WUBI

In my Windows 7 system, I want to install 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04.5 or Ubuntu-Mate 14.04 as a native windows application, but a full length dual-boot system. Earlier it was possible through Wubi Installer ...
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How to umount specific mount sequence of the same mountpoint

I mounted some directories to a union_dir using aufs. I mounted some more directories to the same union_dir later. Now I need to umount first mount process. (I don't know if mounting one on another ...
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Moving LVM encrypted swap from sda to sdb?

I have configured an encrypted home folder. Naturally this implies that swap falls into the crypto catagory. I have installed a second disk with a swap partition already ready to go and ready to be ...
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Do Intel HD Linux driver support 4K?

I have i7-4790K with HD 4600 graphics and ASUS Z97-Pro motherboard and works on Kubuntu 14.10. I'm going to buy UHD monitor. Technically it configuration would be able to display 4K @ 30Hz resolution: ...
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How tell Linux GUI apps NOT to detach from console?

I need to debug some apps under Ubuntu. When i use FC_DEBUG=2053 gnome-calculator or FC_DEBUG=2053 mtpaint i get useful readout on console. But using FC_DEBUG=2053 firefox or FC_DEBUG=2053 ...
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How to make an application accessible for ISPConfig's shell user?

We are using ISPConfig to manage our VPS. We have created a domain with a shell user assigned to that domain. There is an application installed on the VPS that is called drush (shell application for ...
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Record videostream from own webcam during Skype talk on Linux

Is there a way on Linux to record the videostream from my own webcam (but not from the other party) during a Skype videochat?
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Trigger input method with Left Ctrl + Right Ctrl on fcitx

How can I define input method with Left Ctrl + Right Ctrl on fcitx? If I define this key binding in fcitx settings, it practically became right ctrl to trigger, no matter whether left ctrl is ...
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How to correctly install drivers for 2 videocards in Ubuntu?

After Ubuntu install all my 3 monitors (intel+nvidia cards) are working correct. But when im trying to install drivers i have some problems when i installed nVidia driver, my monitor on intel ...
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Which flavors of Linux can work with 3 monitors (2 video cards) without problems?

I have one monitor connected to integrated Intel and two monitors connected to my Nvidia 550ti. I installed Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon and have big problems with Nvidia (the last tested driver is already ...
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Wireless adapter on Linux?

I am working on Linux as a virtual (VMware Fusion) and the host is OS X ,but I faced a problem with network adapter that is : When I installed the virtual, the internet connection on it shown as ...
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No Disk Space CentOS while my data is only 1.8G

i just beginning to learn some stuff on linux,i have virtual machin on Centos and suddenly my website does not coming up since morning and i get et internal 500 error while trying to login my plesk ...
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To get Subversion to work with a remote client server, what do I need to do?

What needs to be set up for a Linux server to checkout a Subversion repository from another Linux server? I have a Subversion instance installed with a repository on a server we'll call ...
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Files in $HOME losing executable bit

On my laptop running Arch, I have a bunch of git repositories cloned under ~/git. My problem is that from time to time (maybe once in a month or so), all the executable files inside the clones will ...
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Remove iptables rules from recovery system?

I have a remote dedicated server and accidentally added some iptables rules that killed network access. I am only able to access SSH in recovery mode, which gives me access to the filesystem. I can't ...
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Running command in background isn't working as expected

This is probably relatively easy for anyone who is more into linux than me. I have the following command, to run a PHP process on background: /usr/local/bin/php -r ...
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Allow rwx to XFS filesystem on OpenSuSE 13.2

openSuSE 13.2 boasts new BtrFS as it's default File System. I have 3 Hard drives: /dev/sda [BtrFS] /dev/sda1 /dev/sda2 /dev/sda3 /dev/sdb [XFS] /dev/sdb1 /dev/sdc [XFS] /dev/sdc1 Where ...
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Cannot boot into RHEL 7 since check disk in Windows 7

I boot both in Windows 7 and RHEL 7 interchangeably many times. But one time, when Windows 7 made a check disk, I cannot boot into my RHEL instance. RHEL 7 is just entering in Emergency mode and I'm ...
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Extending display via VNC on Linux FC21 Workstation - Display corruption

I am attempting to use an Android tablet as a second display (extend the display) from my Fedora Core 21 Worstation laptop. The laptop screen (LVDS) has a native resolution of 1280x800 and the tablet ...
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Can ssh but can't access webserver

I have two webserver running. One on 8888 and another on 1234. I can't access them, but I can ssh. I noticed that the settings for the ssh (port 22) look different than for the webserver ports. For ...