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Can`t connect to IRC Server: Closing Link (Install identd)

I installed a Hybrid-IRC Server on my linux Vserver. If i try to connect to my IRC Server with Xchat i get this: "Closing Link (Install identd)", but if i use a online IRC client like kiwiirc.com or i ...
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Replace (non-raided) drive in raided server

Current setup: ~100gb disk (sda) with 4 partitions: /boot, /home, "system folders", swap 500gb RAID5-array (md0) with 1 partition: /var OS is Ubuntu Server LTS 15.04 on an old hp 32-bit system ...
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Unable to install grub for Archlinux on vmware fusion

I am trying to install Archlinux on vmware fusion. Everything went well until I had to install grub. The problem is when I try to run: grub-install --no-floppy --recheck /dev/sda I get the following ...
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ssh connection with only public key on ubuntu

I'm trying to connect on ssh with only public_key on my localhost session. But that's return: Permission denied (publickey). ssh -v user@127.0.0.1 OpenSSH_5.9p1 Debian-5ubuntu1, OpenSSL 1.0.1 14 Mar ...
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Can PHP sockets and HTTP requests be logged?

I would like to be able to log outgoing HTTP requests from PHP scripts with the time and PHP script location and line. It occurs to me that since you apparently can open sockets in PHP, you would also ...
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How do I make Unison behave like rsync?

I have two roots, /sync and ssh://bob@remotehost//sync. These roots contain three subfolders: paul, bob and sam. I currently sync them using the following script: rsync -a --delete --delete-excluded ...
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Encrypted folder mounted by a cron job, won't keeps mounted

I have an A.sh script that queries a server; retrieves the mount password and mount the Private folder in the client. Then I have a Init.sh script that first check the internet connection status and ...
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iptables - allow access to a web server from the outside

I am trying to allow access to a web server from the outside and I am getting nowhere. Granted I do not have any experience in iptables, but I have dabbled in Cisco ACL and NAT. I am not sure what I ...
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Unable to enable libvpx library in ffmpeg from command line

This is my first question I have asked on superuser, so please be patient with my ignorance if it should surface. I have spent hours and hours trying to figure this one out and would greatly ...
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Can't open folders in Fedora KDE Plasma 5

I installed Fedora a few months ago, I've been using Gnome with it and wanted to use KDE Plasma 5, I tried it live first by downloading the custom Fedora ISO which contains KDE instead of Gnome. I ...
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zip extractor reading archives from stdin

As follows from UNZIP(1L) man page Archives read from standard input are not yet supported Are there another CLI programs running under Linux/cygwin which can extract from zip archives reading ...
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Can't access host-only network when on two interfaces

I'm trying to use a host-only connection with my VirtualBox VM. My VM is set up and can ping the host (192.168.56.101) on vboxnet0. If I disconnect the host from my local network (internet access) I ...
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Why is my <HOME> key generating ~ characters in a remote sessions?

I get the feeling this is yet another problem due to the weirdness and vagaries of Linux keyboard mapping. Anyway locally my key works as expected inside a terminal based emacs however when I shell ...
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Best way to implement a GUI under Debian Linux

I'm currently using Bacula backup software under Debian Linux, all is good except the fact that it doesn't come up with a GUI. I had a look at all existing GUI out there, but none of them is what I ...
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XML Canonicalize and diff

I've found lot about c14n for diffing xmls, but it doesn't work like I've expected. I can use xmllint --c14n or xmlstarlet c14n, but results for (I hope) same XMLs differs a lot - One XML looks like ...
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bashrc file read error in xterm

My bashrc files is read but is not interpreted correctly. qwul@qwul-ThinkPad-L440:~$ cat .bashrc #PS1='\[\e[1;32m\]\][\W]\$\[\[\e[0m\]\]\] ' alias la="ls -a" #alias ll="ls -l" ...
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packets information in tcpdump /capinfos

I'm testing the packet capture efficiency of a sniffer application (netsniff-ng) w.r.t a proprietary sniffer recorder. I had a linux system use tcpreplay to send 25 pcap files @ 100Mbps to both the ...
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scp files between hosts using ssh local port forwarding

I have a problem about transferring files between hosts. Lab environment is like: My host <-> Host A <-> Host B I only have access to Host A and I want to transfer files to Host B. Host A has ...
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To which extent will bitlocker affect my boot chain

My laptop has the following setup: uefi (no secure boot) gpt ssd custom bootmanager (refind, similar to grub) leading to windows 8.1 (via windows bootloader) and a varying linux distro (via grub) ...
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Capturing TS video stream gives Invalid timestamps and Invalid DTS error messages

I'm capturing a video stream using ffmpeg -i "http://streaming_url.com/playlist.m3u8" -acodec copy -vcodec copy -absf aac_adtstoasc "out_put_file.mp4". The m3u8-file links a list of .ts-files. ffmpeg ...
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Vagrant: Mounting folder using NFS version 4 in arch linux

I am trying to mount an NFS folder using Vagrant 1.7.2 in Arch Linux. Currently the mount is working by forcing it to use nfs version 3: gemini_dcr.vm.synced_folder '/scr', '/folder', type:'nfs', ...
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Is it possible to see a snapshot of all the memory allocations made by a particular process in Linux?

The important data I want about these allocations is the function pointer value which did these mallocs. Otherwise I know of pmap and /proc/[pid]/maps. Both these techniques lack the function pointers ...
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Extracting files from windows to linux on a same partition

First Hello. I'm having a little stupid issue that comes to me when i installed Fedora 20 on my laptop. Before installing the Fedora i had Windows 7 on my C: partition. The laptop is with 700 GB ...
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Completely disable font matching in linux

I have installed plenty of nice fonts on my Arch Linux laptop, including a full set of Microsoft fonts, which I copied from my Windows desktop. However, applications keep rudely replacing them with ...
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Linux/Win Dual Boot: Install Visual Studio 15 with GRUB

This is kind of an assumptive question and I have done some cursory searches but most of the results were more about how to dual boot, not this specific question. I have a Debian/Win 8.1 setup ...
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Running a Java process from Systemd

I'm trying to execute a shell script from systemd. The script runs fine from command line. The script (runServer.sh), runs up a Java process and looks like this: #!/bin/bash java -jar ...
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Replace GTK file dialog with alternative

Is there any way to configure GTK programs to use a different file dialog? Reading ancient articles on the default dialog and seeing no difference to the current version does no bode well for it's ...
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Linux: sync/merge two (or more) directories, but keep older file versions?

got alotta help throughout the time just by simply scrolling and crawling through the vast landscape of qualified answers here from you, now's the time to ask my first question and it looks rather ...
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Why am i getting Very slow dd dsync test results in Linux.

I am investigating slow application issues with some New Hardware and am running into some odd results. I am trying to determine what is causing this behavior. I am using dd if=x.b1 of=x.b10 ...
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partition device (i.e. /dev/sdd1) not created for hard drive

I am having a similar problem as posted here where a hard drive has an old mdadm signature on it and the partition on it is not given a device file in /dev Unfortunately the solution provided in this ...
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Dell Dimension E521 not waking up from sleep or hibernate

I have been having some unusual power management problems on my Dell Dimension E521. When the computer goes to suspend mode automatically, it suspends properly, but when I turn it on, all I get is a ...
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Backup script to online backup - Pseudocode look over

I just want to pitch an idea here, before I start writing the code. I thought I build it in bash. I am not very proficient in writing scripts, but I had a few successes and this could be good training ...
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Perl script to parse log file [migrated]

I want to parse my flexlm license.log file and archiving below information into another .csv file: Date Time stamp Licence checkout / checkin Feature name User name Machine The log file format is ...
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Use Nvidia GPU as primary video output and AMD GPU as OpenCL on arch

How can I use my nvidia Titan X as my main video output with proprietary driver and an AMD Fury X as a OpenCL card? Is it possible to have Catalyst and Nvidia proprietary driver installed at the same ...
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How can I install Debian Jessie on a Lenovo Thinkpad T450s via a USB stick?

I just bought a Lenovo Thinkpad T450s with Windows 7 pre-installed. I'd like to install Debian Jessie. I obtained an .iso file here (I selected amd64 from the Small CDs or USB sticks section). After ...
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sshfs remount frequently hangs

On Fedora 21 current patches, in a local LAN environment, I'm mounting 2 filesystems with sshfs. The remote server is on a reliable LAN network, the ssh keys are correctly setup for passwordless ...
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Transfer files Windows 7 and Ubuntu Samba slow

I have Ubuntu Server 14 Connect by SFTP from client Windows 7 to Server Ubuntu and transfer files is slow Also from Windows 7 connect to Drive Ubuntu Samba and is equal transfer files slow Also ...
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Can I allocate IPv6 addresses to directories of my web server?

I am running an apache server on a Debian machine and I have 1 IPv4 addresses and 20 IPv6 addresses. I want to run two websites of this server, can I allocate a directory an IPv6 address so that I can ...
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Qlogic qla2xxx fibre channel HBA not displayed by targetcli

I'm experimenting with FC with a view to setting up a SAN but appear to be stuck at the first hurdle - I can't seem to get targetcli to give me the option of using my qla2xxx card as a target. I've ...
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TRESOR kernel patch linux 3.6.2 kernel

I am trying to apply a kernel patch that should achieve that CPU takes care of encryption and therefore making cold boot attacks impossible on my PC. https://www1.cs.fau.de/tresor ...
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no write permissions when mounting netatalk share on OS X

I know there are few posts about it, but I haven't found a solution for my problem, so it might be different: In order to exclude all interference factors I want to setup a simple setup first: I want ...
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CentOS 7 - resolution on login screen

Ive set the screen resolution on my CentOS 7 VM. But although the resolution is correct once I've logged in, the login screen resolution is far too high. I cannot find a way to change it. Does anyone ...
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Is running ldconfig inside fakeroot possible?

I am trying to run debian wheezy in chroot (got debian files from https://github.com/tianon/docker-brew-debian/blob/02108ee636f54b504e2aec4ee7bb59a2de8a5b99/wheezy/rootfs.tar.xz) That is the way i'm ...
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Cut connection if VPN down

How can I effectively cut my Internet connection as soon as my VPN is down, avoiding my leaking my actual IP address? I have tried creating a rule in Gufw to just allow traffic to my newly assigned ...
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Add only non-python packages to path when installing anaconda

After downloading Anaconda and installing by: bash Anaconda-2.x.x-Linux-x86[_64].sh I was prompted for adding anaconda to the path. I wanted to do this to run spyder from terminal. This however, ...
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Red Hat Linux Cron Daemon Time Error

I have a legacy system that is running Red Hat Linux 5.4 and the cron daemon will not start. It stopped suddenly, I verified the CMOS time and the system time are correct. I've tried resyncing with ...
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Is my SSD failing?

I've started getting these messages intermittently (see below). I got a whole lot of them several days ago, then they stopped. They occurred again last night, and stopped after the last line below. ...
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Linux server as a firewall between two other computers [closed]

I have 3 VMs: A -> B -> C I want to setup B as a firewall. Traffic is routed from A to C through B, and I put a file on C. How do I show that B works as a firewall? Can I first show that you are ...
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gnome 3.14, set default audio out as SPDIF

using gnome 3.14 under debian stable. every boot, i get sound on both aux output and SPDIF. and the volume widget/shorcuts will only change the volume on aux. when i open the audio settings, then it ...
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Linux (Ubunu) only boots sometimes from GRUB - Windows boots fine everytime? [closed]

I have a strange boot problem: I have a Lenovo E540 laptop with an SSD harddisk. It had Windows installed when it was delivered, and I install Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 along with the default Grub ...