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Approach to providing read-access to logs

We have many servers (Dev, Integration, PT etc.) and there are a lot of tomcats running on each server. Our application is divided into components and each tomcat runs with the name of a specific ...
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How to Connect to hexchat in linux mint 17?

I have Just installed linux mint 17 on my system. I am operating from behind a http-proxy with authentication. I have manually configured Linux mint to connect via the proxy server and everything else ...
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Store command output in variable

If I do z='ls' and then echo $z it will print the directory I listed, but without newlines or formatting. I assume lack of colored formatting is impossible to get around, but would it be possible to ...
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increasing shrink space in windows 7

I am trying to install Linux on a machine that is currently running windows 7 home edition. I want to keep windows 7 and install windows in a partition. So I went to Disk Management, right-clicked ...
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How to find the uptime since last wake from standby

I want to know the uptime since the last wake from standby. The command uptime only shows the difference between current time minus the last startup time.
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Connect to samba server remotely

I have a Samba server say at "abstergo.m12.in" I'm fairly new to Samba as I usually use SFTP for file transfers but I wanted something more Windows Native. I used the samba config from ...
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Block traffic to LAN but allow traffic to Internet (iptables)

On my home network I am setting up a CentOS server that will be used by about a dozen or so for educational purposes - e.g. learn how to use the Linux shell and host websites, among other things. I ...
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Debian ARM and Brother DCP195C with CUPS

I want to have acces to my DCP 195C printer (Brother) over LAN. For this purpose I have bought an raspberry pi and installed CUPS on it. CUPS runs fine and everything else is running smooth as well. ...
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Negative Priority in Top Output

interesting problem: I have four brand new servers with 4, 16-core AMD Opteron 6300 processors that have recently been installed with RHEL 6.2 with the MRG kernel. I'm trying to optimize the servers ...
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About network traffic control

I have a satellite internet connection -> a pretty nice 8 processor server with 64gb of ram, running debian 7.7, two lan ports, one connected to the gateway, the other to the wifi router, wifi to all ...
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Setting up the network for two VMs, one blasts all outgoing traffic to the other

What I Want: I have a Windows VM that I want to route all network traffic from into my Linux VM. The Linux VM is running INetSim, a program that fakes all services for the common open ports. So as ...
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Out of Range Check for WLAN Network

Does anyone know of a universal mechanism to check on a client device if it is still within range of a wireless network and can communicate on it? One idea is to ping the gateway, but some networks ...
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Output redirection at the beginning of line

I'm used to specify output redirection on the end of the line like: echo blah > output.txt Both in Windows and *nix. Recently I'm seeing more and more examples that redirect at the beginning of ...
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Compile for a linux platform that does not have gcc available

I'm used to compiling programs with custom feature sets on my own linux laptop. I want to do the same for a remote linux platform that I work on, but unfortunately that platform does not have gcc ...
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Cant get squid proxy to work

i need squid proxy on my centos server. But i just can't get it to work. I did yum install squid. Here is my squid.conf file (i removed all comments): acl all src 0.0.0.0/0.0.0.0 acl manager proto ...
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How to link a linux system to an existing RAID1 on 2 external hard drives?

I installed Debian Linux (Wheezy) on a small HDD, added two identical large (2TB) HDDs, and built a RAID1 (without using lvm), using mdadm. I have stored a large quantity of files on the RAID. I run ...
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virtualbox pinging from one subnet to another

I'm using virtualbox and I have 3 virtual machines, there's the middle vm which is a Linux Fedora 20 which has two interfaces connecting each to one subnet, the other two vms is one also a Fedora 20 ...
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Linux temporarily thinks disk is full

I’m working on a Linux server with CentOS 6.5 and a NAS NFS on a QDR Infiniband network. I am running a bash script that basically creates a directory, makes symlinks inside of it, and cats together ...
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How can I list which virtual ethernet pairs are running in the current linux host?

I have a question related to the veth pair that is used in Linux system. I want to know which veth pairs are running in the current host, which I mean querying the pairs by using one Linux command or ...
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Unable to launch “gnome-session --session=ubuntu” X session

Every time I get into my Linux VM (10.4, no choice in version, I know it is end of life), I get an error: : unable to launch "gnome-session --session=ubuntu" X session --- "gnome-session ...
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Join an Active Directory domain with Linux without being an Administrator

My current task is to configure a testing virtual machine to join our company's AD domain, so users can login with domain credentials. I am only responsible to make tests with that VM, that will be ...
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Iptables limit user access time and mac

I am trying to create an iptable chain to kick my daughter off her ipad during the night. With the mac only filter I can block access but when I add time it no longer works. Does anyone see an issue ...
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Linux 32 bit CPU + Oracle Limitations

I have 32 bit RedHat 4 server (with hughmem kernel) CPU is 2 x Xeon X5650 (12 total psychical cores, 24 virtual) On the server there is running Oracle 10G (32 bit) database instance. Oracle because ...
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Yum doesn't list a package I'd like, now what?

I'm Linux ignorant. We're using CentOS and I have a need to install something called git-up and I understand that package managers are how you install everything onto Linux. CentOS has yum but the ...
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Linux Selective Deleting of folders against a specific list [on hold]

In Linux I need a script to delete selective folders and their respective content in a directory, but exclude some folders that I already know the names for. For example, in a directory with folder ...
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configure: error: Unable to locate gmp.h

Per http://stackoverflow.com/a/19894267/569976 I tried the following to no avail: ln -s /usr/include/x86_64-linux-gnu/gmp.h /usr/include/gmp.h --with-gmp=/usr/include/x86_64-linux-gnu Both of them ...
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Attach to the same tmux session from different nodes of a cluster

I'm working on a computing cluster which has several hundreds of nodes. A load-balancing scheme picks an idle node to login to when ssh-ing into the cluster. As a result, it is very unlikely to ...
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/sbin/php-fpm works while /bin/php doesn't

Compiled php 5.6.3 on centos with the following ./configure: ./configure \ --with-zlib-dir \ --with-freetype-dir \ --enable-mbstring \ --with-libxml-dir=/usr \ --enable-soap \ --enable-calendar \ ...
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Error when start of the apache2 service: version OPENSSL_1.0.1 not defined

I'm using a Debian Wheezy server where I have installed apache2, php5 and libapache2-mod-php5 packages via apt-get. But when I'm trying to start the apache2 the follow error occurs: service apache2 ...
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How to make an exception in a pam module?

I have 2 servers: A and B. I want A to connect to B via ssh (as a non-root user) to run a sudo command. But sudo on B requires a yubikey input to allow the command: auth required pam_yubico.so ...
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Need help on user permission in group

Setup of NFS and NIS server 1. Has NFS folder ack and user ack and find below permission of ack folder including main directory & subdir. (rwxrwx---.) on NFS and NIS server. drwxrwx---. 12 ack ...
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I cannot access a server using ssh

I'm trying to access server using ssh from my ubuntu terminal but it responds an error says: /bin/bash: Too many open files in system Connection to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx closed. What is the problem?
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After Fedora upgrade, system won't boot; what step to take next?

I have a home server running Fedora 12 and decided to upgrade to Fedora 14. I ran through the upgrade process using preupgrade with instructions from here. I ran into an issue withi insufficient ...
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Automated file transfer using challenge-response authentication method [duplicate]

Doing SCP to a remote server to put the files. While we do that, we need to authenticate to the remote server using the challenge-response authentication method where we have a separate authentication ...
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How do I copy data from a Ubuntu server using terminal by telnet?

I have one folder to copy that consists of PHP and similar files for creating a web site. How do I copy one folder from the server (Linux Ubuntu) to the client PC (Linux Ubuntu) using terminal? Could ...
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Type directory into firefox save/open dialogue location bar?

Is there a way to make the firefox open/save dialogues allow typing in the location bar? Here is the equivalent question for nautilus. Those solutions do not work for firefox. Edit: I'm using ...
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Overwrote startup disk's partition table with gdisk; how to restore?

I installed a new hard drive in my home server today, went to format it in gdisk (larger than 2 GB), set the changes and wrote them. Then I noticed that I had selected the wrong disk, in fact I just ...
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Yum batch install package cause 100% CPU load?

I need to install a list of package as follow; so I made a small script automate it: yum -y install libstdc++.i686 yum -y install libibcm.x86_64 yum -y install librdmacm.x86_64 yum -y install ...
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linux-headers-3.14-kali1-amd64 — Download + manual install

I need the linux-headers package above to install my Wifi card drivers. As I own a MacAir I cannot connect to the web without wifi drivers. How do I install the linux header package manually? As I ...
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ubuntu 13,10 “Failed to download repository information”

I have ubuntu 13.10- 64 bit version on my machine.recently i tried to install postgres for ROR development but i couldn't complete the postgres installation and found that my update manager always ...
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OpenVPN connections works on LAN but not through WAN

I'm trying to set up a simple OpenVPN server in my home network to safely connect from the outside. The authentification itself works as i am able to connect from LAN. My DDNS lookup and the ...
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Directly connect MacBook to Linux desktop via ethernet for fast SSH?

I am looking at building a Linux desktop—desktop only; no monitor support—and getting a MacBook Pro as my main computer for mobility. I would like—while I am at the office—to basically use my MacBook ...
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What cross-platform command-line tool allows me to get my external IP address?

How do I get my external IP address from the Windows and Linux command line? On Windows, ipconfig shows an internal network IP address, but it does not show the external one.
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RW mounted usb drive regarded read-only by cp

Context Can any of you help me with the following, I've got a micro sd card inserted via a usb stick into my Compaq 8510w laptop running the latest Arch Linux (x86_64) release. I have a udev rule ...
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How do I edit previous lines in a multiple line command in GNOME Terminal?

When entering a command which spans multiple lines in Bash, how do I edit previous lines? I'm a Linux Mint (Lisa) user using GNOME Terminal. For example, let's say I type: $ echo "foo bar > baz ...
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PGP encrypted mails look so awful in the gmail-plain-text-editor

I run Firefox on OpenSUSE 13. 1 I want to send mails to my friend and they are encrypted. But if I use Gmail and switch to plain-text then the mails look so awful to me. (see below) And the ...
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Create and enforce a theme for every GUI app in an OS

Say I want to build a custom desktop environment (in QML) using the QtCompositor APIs. I can create my own components for the QML apps created for this particular environment, but it would be much ...
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Command line tool to query HTML elements (linux)

I am looking for a (linux) command line tool to parse HTML files and extract some elements, ideally with some XPath-like syntax. I have the following requirements: It must be able to parse arbitrary ...
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Map remote host to local ip (linux)

How can I map remote host to local ip? For example: If I map google.com to ip 192.168.1.15 so when i ping 192.168.1.15 i get forwarded response from google.com Maybe Iptables or something?
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Synergy 1.4.14 fails with “Protocol error”

Server: Debian testing, with the 1.4.14 deb downloaded and installed. Client: Windows 7, with 1.4.14 downloaded and installed. Both are Premium. On Debian, start the server with synergys -f -c ...