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Linux bash script for oldest file in a folder + return value if folder is empty

I am using SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86_64) I need to find a folders oldest file and print it out in unixtime. I did get the job done with this one liner: find $1 -maxdepth 1 -type f | xargs ...
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Linux: which method does linux use to log out [duplicate]

I'm interested how does linux log out work(what happens when I click log out from GUI). I've searched and found few ways to log out. pkill -KILL -u {username}, gnome-session-quit. I'm using Ubuntu ...
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Vim doesn't respect fileformat setting on windows share

I have mounted several SMB shares (folders are located on windows server) on my linux machine gvfs-mount smb://user@domain@fileserver/sharedfolder I can access files and edit them in vim, but vim ...
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timeout on connecting to vsftpd on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a VPS running Ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to run a FTP server on it, using VSFTPD. I think the server is running as it should, I can connect to it locally: root@my-server:~# ftp <IP> ...
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Linux: How does user log out work

I'm new with linux. I've searched about how to safely log out other user and found few solution but I want to know how they work internally. I have few questions: 1. pkill -KILL -u {username} Does it ...
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How can I use SSH with a SOCKS 5 proxy?

I don't know much about proxies in general, and especially not SOCKS5 proxies, so sorry if this is a newbie question but I haven't been able to find the answer online or in the man pages. I have a ...
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Linux more, how to move to beginning of file?

How to show the beginning of file or show the exact line with move terminal command if I gone to the next page?
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Accessing a local device host with IP ending in 0

I have made a mistake in setting up a headless embedded Linux device on a network. I left the static IP set to 10.10.10.0 with its subnet set to 255.255.255.0, which is of course an impossible ...
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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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How to use crontab to launch scripts

I have created a script (which I already tested if it works) and I want to use crontab to launch it everytime my pc reboots. I created these script called test.sh just for fun and it's pretty easy: ...
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Can't create a partition table on micro SD card

I'm trying to reformat a micro SD card that was previously in a raspberry pi (and had stopped working). However, when I plug it into my main computer (arch) and try to partition it, I can't because ...
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How to Compile and Install Remmina From GIT Repository for Ubuntu (KDE)?

Gentlemen, I would like to compile a version of Remmina directly from the GIT repository, because I need to apply a patch to fix a problem. With the command sequence below I can compile it and ...
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Open eclipse with a linux user that doesn't have graphical environment (created from console)

I created an user from console in my Ubuntu Destkop 14.04 LTS, doing this: sudo addgroup hadoop sudo adduser --ingroup hadoop hduser I used that user for doing all sort of stuff, because i'm using ...
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FTP Not Connected - Can't input user credentials

I'm trying to download a file from a Linux server via FTP from Windows command line. I've successfully downloaded the file with FileZilla (same server, same file), but I want to do it in cmd.exe. ...
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PPTP VPN works from Windows, not Linux

I can't connect to my work's PPTP VPN from Linux. But when I reboot to Windows, it works. I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and I try to connect using Network Manager and PPTP plugin. nmap returns the ...
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Gnome 3 detects my screen differently VGA/HDMI

I have a screen that is correctly detected by gnome in VGA, he said the screen made 40 ", but when I connect HDMI, he said the screen made 7". Can I configure this option?
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GIT from source: fatal: Unable to find remote helper for 'https'

Due to me not having root rights, I compiled git from source locally. My distro is OpenSUSE 13.1. Googling the error fatal: Unable to find remote helper for 'https' It was suggested that curl is not ...
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RHEL7 /boot deleted from fstab

Running RHEL7 Virtual Machine in my home lab. /boot is separated from "/". root@localhost ~# grep part anaconda-ks.cfg -A4 clearpart --none --initlabel # Disk partitioning information part pv.251 ...
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Multi-button mouse on X11: How can I configure several buttons to act as the middle button?

I know how to make another button act as the middle button but how can I map several mouse buttons to the middle button? xmodmap complains if I repeat button numbers in the pointer option.
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Wifi very slow on Linux Mint 17, works fine on Windows

My wifi is working just fine on Windows in my new ASUS X450L notebook but is unbearably slow (often becoming unresponsible) on my dual boot Linux Mint 17. I believe it is a problem with the drivers. ...
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How does the Raspberry PI deal with high or low temperature? [closed]

I'm doing a research about how a Raspberry PI deals with high temperature and other threats to it's hardware. I've figured out, that there is an operating temperature range defined for several ...
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Get display resolution from the command line for Linux Desktop

I'm looking for a method of reporting display resolution. I want to set up scripts to launch rdesktop, and I want to launch it on several machines with different resolutions, so I want a way to ...
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Docker on android device [closed]

I saw this thread saying android kernel is missing features to be able to run docker: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/19315168/running-docker-on-android I want to know then which arm linux could ...
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Upgrading Kubuntu through LiveCD after Crash

I have accidentally purged some important stuff, I think, causing my Kubuntu 14.04 to not boot past the startup logo (see my earlier question on Unix Stackexchange here). I can, however, run Kubuntu ...
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Linux Mint Wifi keeps disconnecting at random times and asks for wifi password

I have a fresh install of linux mint 16 cinnamon edition. I have a Netgear wireless dongle model: WNA1000M. Is there any command i should run to get more details? Wifi drops about: 15min to 1hr.
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What is an .so file?

I'm having problems with Flash under ubuntu and was going to try and upgrade to the Alpha release of Flash 10.1. The problem is that it came as a .so file, and I can't find any information as to what ...
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sakis3g on raspberry pi2 not accepting any other interface other than ttyUSB0 or ttyUSB1.. how to make connection on other ttyUSB*

i am newbie to linux and raspberry pi. On my raspberry pi 2 , i use sakis3g to make the connection successful,it works fine when it is connected to ttyUSB1 or ttyUSB0 but wen i reboot the system with ...
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How to tell GEDIT to reload currently opened file

I am using GEDIT and I would like to have a shortcut key that allows me to tell GEDIT (on Ubuntu) to force reloading from file system the currently opened file. How can I do that?
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Custom script run with sudo - command not found

Problem: Running a script as sudo returns sudo: mount-remove-hiberfile: command not found Info: Scripts folder: '/scripts' (all my custom scripts are kept here) My User: 'cybex' ...
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How to equivalent to ps -ef in Windows 10

I have looked online, and have not found anything that would accomplish what I want to do. I am looking for a command with output equivalent to "ps -ef" of Linux so I can find out the process id ...
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docopt module is never found eventhough install

I am trying to run a simple command line that requires dependencies module. I have installed the dependencies pip install requests docopt ran the script -> ./generate-dnscrypt-cmdline. Everytime i get ...
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LXD containers and networking with static IP

I have done some Docker testing over the years, but for a specific kind of testing, I need a little more then just application containers. So I turned to LXC/LXD containers, which is great. After ...
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How to stop X server on Gentoo?

I tried to stop X so I could install graphics drivers. First I tried with killall -9 X but X server just restarted. Then I tried init 3 but that didn't closed X. How do I close it?
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How do I check that every file in folder A exists in folder B?

I'm reorganizing some files on my harddrive and have an old copy of a folder, what I want to do is to ensure that every file in folder A (the old copy) exists in folder B. Each folder contains at ...
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Trying to install Owncloud client on Linux Mint Rosa Fails

I'm running a brand new Linux Mint Rosa (17.3 Cinnamont 64-bit), and I'm having way too many problems to install the owncloud client on it: Given that the package on the mint repo seems to be ...
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Server lock-up, fsck after reboot

After locking up for whatever unknown reason, my dedicated server shows the following after rebooting: It has been stuck on this for about 2.5 hours now. It shows no progress indicator of any sort ...
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Backup and restore in LVM

I created a linux machine (Ubuntu), long time ago, where I used only an HDD, I used the default installation (it was long time ago), so basically the situation is this: Device Boot Start ...
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Why does X sometimes break the system while exiting, and can I fix it without rebooting?

The system in question is a laptop running Gentoo. On some occasions, I'll have been playing Minecraft (modded, under the Technical launcher), and then quit game and launcher, log out of X, and get a ...
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Computer get hot with Linux Mint

So recently I had installed Linux Mint (ROZA) on computer and I dual boot it with windows 10. With windows there is no problem, it does not get hot for example if I get into YouTube or something not ...
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How to set up a network in Windows 7 to let others can access an internal Linux server?

I have two machines. Machine 1 (denoted as M1) is Windows 7 and has two network cards. Machine 2 (denoted as M2) is RedHat 6.5. In M1, the first network card is connected into the Internet and the ...
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Create a multiboot USB drive with NTFS or ext2

I am trying to create a multiboot flash drive, but I don't want to use fat 16 due to the huge performance cliff between fat 16 and other file systems like ext 2 or NTFS. I need to have multiple linux ...
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Is there any sound enhancer software for Linux?

One of my biggest attachments to Windows is DFX Audio Enhancer because it enhances audio from all applications before reaching my speakers (Restore quality, ambiance/surround simulation, etc.). Is ...
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Install GTK Murrine to home directory?

Bit of irony here, in that I'm not a superuser on this machine, but our development server is FreeBSD with X11 and GTK 2 installed on it. I found I'm able to use my own themes on the server by ...
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I cant install Skype on Kali Linux x64

root@kali:~/Desktop# dpkg -i skype-debian_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb (Reading database ... 316914 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to replace skype 4.3.0.37-1 (using ...
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Monitor Mode doesn't work in Kali 2.0

For the last year or so I have been using this exact setup with Kali 1.0. Everything worked fine with Wireshark. Now, when I am connected to a Wi-Fi access point my card REFUSES to stay in monitor ...
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Kernel data types u8, u16, u32, u64 not resolved

I am trying to compile some files related to wireless subsystem (mac80211) which use datatypes u8, u16, u32, u64. These are not resolved. The header file being referred to is linux/types.h which is ...
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Sharing a Windows 7 wifi connection with a Raspberry PI

I have a Windows 7 PC that is using a Wireless network connection that I want to share on the PI. I have a working CAT 5 cable that I am using to connect the Win 7 PC to the PI. I have configured ...
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RSA public key encryption using pkcs padding mode

I have a public key (modulus and exponent) in Base64 encoded form: MIICIjANBgkqhkiG9w0B AQEFAAOCAg8AMIICCgKCAgEA4IJZLsjlx+o4RSvafaAcReoNnzrI0UXu7kZyXPe31ql32X9AvhC6QQIU... I want to encrypt a text ...
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Cedilla under C (ç) in *US international with dead keys* keyboard layout in Linux

I prefer to use US international with dead keys keyboard layout in order to get Latin diacritics for characters like é, è, à, etc in Libreoffice in Linux Mint. On this layout characters like ´, `, ^, ...
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ap-linux in a vm, does this make sense?

AudioPhile Linux, a distro tailor made to play audio has interested me. However I don't consider it desktop-grade and I don't have a spare machine to use it with. Does it make sense to run ...