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disable specific PCI device at boot

I've just reinstalled Debian on my Sony VAIO laptop, and my dmesg and virtual consoles all get spammed with the same messages over and over again. [ 59.662381] hub 1-1:1.0: unable to enumerate USB ...
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How to limit the displayed pixels?

So I recently broke my monitor and now small part of its bottom is blinking and not displaying correctly. Anyway how could I disable the broken pixels - so that they are not powered? I'm using ...
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Access Cisco VPN with Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I have to connect to a Cisco VPN with Ubuntu 14.04, starting with a pcf configuration file and the user credentials. I installed network-manager-vpnc, created a new connection importing the saved ...
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Battery is shown as fully charged but does not feed the laptop

My laptop is a young Acer V11 Touch (V3-112P-P2E7). Yesterday I used it regularly on battery mode and I left it charging overnight. This morning's surprise is that the laptop only works when connected ...
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One-to-many audio CD duplication software (Windows 10/XP, Linux) [migrated]

Does anyone know of software that either: Allows me to replace a hardware cd duplicator. (The kind where you put in a master cd, push one button, and it will write the contents of the master cd to ...
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How to know which package owns a file in SUSE?

Like this, but for SUSE Enterprise 10, using YaST (or any other tool suitable for the task). I'm looking for something similar to apt-file or yum whatprovides. Thanks!
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Use ClamAV to scan large files

We have a Linux VM running Xubuntu with ClamAV installed. We would like to scan files larger than 4Gigs, using the clamscan command preferably. I can use the --max-filesize=x and --max-scansize=x ...
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Can I use rdesktop to acces windows from linux on the same computer?

I have windows 10 and linux mint 17.3 installed on my computer (disk partitioned). I use linux the most, but I need to access some specific programs (fireworks, dreamweaver, spss, for example). I ...
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a linux cli equivalent to mac's “open” command? or windows “start” command?

In a mac cli, I can type open file.jpg and the mac will automatically figure out the correct application and open it for me. In Windows, the start command does the same thing, but also will open up ...
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when logged in with a specific user, everything is slow, why? [on hold]

When I log in with root everything is working perfectly, but when i log in with a specific user i work with, everything is slow. Entering a file take 5-6 seconds.. Even the smallest file. Then doing ...
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How to Watch Matlab Live Webinar in Raspbian of Raspberry Pi 3b?

I have tight timetable and need to attend two events at the same time. So I need two microcontrollers where I plan to attend the Matlab Webinar by Raspberry Pi 3b with a connected display to it. This ...
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How do I export a lxc container?

Is it possible to export a lxc container to another machine? There are some tools like lxc-snap and lxc-clone will those help in exporting to another system? Can I copy paste the rootfs folder or is ...
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No Plink output from python script

So here is the stack Rasberry Pi, has a python script python.py Hardware connected to pi, which runs my python Windows machine uses putty to kick off python script, via putty/plink to startup the ...
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Unable to use yum on CentOS 7

I have install CentOS 7 on hyper-v successfully, but when I try to update using yum update or try to install using the yum command I have the below error: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks ...
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Cannot create new users in Active Directory (Using Samba4 as DC and AD)

I setup Samba version 4.1.17-Ubuntu as domain controller and active directory, and everything seemed to go smoothly, but when I try to use the administrator account on one windows 10 PC domain member ...
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My printer in /dev/usb/lp0 always disappear after few seconds, and can't print, how to fix it? (Ubuntu 14.04)

Please, help... I have a 'EPPOS Model EPT-58H' thermal printer. When I plugin via usb, it detected as /dev/usb/lp0 with ls -l /dev command. Then I run echo "sometext" > /dev/usb/lp0 in terminal to ...
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How can I run GUI emacs (using a shortcut) in a very light xmonad installation?

I am trying to launch Emacs through a keyboard shortcut on my Debian/xmonad system. Relevant lines from my xmonad.hs: ~$ cat .xmonad/xmonad.hs import XMonad ... main = xmonad =<< xmobar ...
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how to migrate virtual to physical disk

My plan is to migrate open virtual format(.vmdk,.raw,.dmg,.vdi) to physical partition. I tried to restore virtual file to USB using powerISO but didn't boot. I've .dmg and vmdk file, how to migrate ...
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Linux parted 5 Partitions

In Linux I have a Disk with 1 GB. I would like to create 5 Partitions with each 200MB using msdos table. I know that I can create max. 4 primary partitions. For my task I think I need 3 primary, 1 ...
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How can I create a /etc/init.d/ script easily?

I usually just copy some existing script like /etc/init.d/ssh, remove extra things and edit remaining things. This is not very convenient. Is there a simple tool to create good Debian initscripts? ...
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linux migration/N high cpu consumption

on my linux appliance based on 3.0.0-14 kernel I got: RPN:/tmp# ps axuf | grep migration root 6 92.9 0.0 0 0 ? S Apr23 2788:33 \_ [migration/0] root 7 99.7 0.0 ...
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Copying large number of files from one directory to another in Linux

I have a directory containing around 280,000 files. I want to move them to another directory. If I use cp or mv then I get an error 'argument list too long'. If I write a script like for file in ...
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unix:///var/run/supervisor.sock no such file

I'm running Supervisord on my Ubuntu 14.04 server and everything works fine. I deploy using a git push and upon deployment I also need to restart my application server (gunicorn) which I can ...
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Set music sound to fixed level in linux

I listen to classical music at work to isolate myself from noise, but classical goes low and high so I need a way to fix the level of sound so when the music goes low the sound goes up and vice versa, ...
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issue on starting of mysql

I have installed "mysql-5.6.14-linux-glibc2.5-x86_64.tar.gz" in user specified directory. I tried to start the application, but it is saying "Starting MySQL..The server quit without updating PID file ...
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Catch Metadata from Icecast-audio-stream

I want to receive metadata from this station: http://ice1.somafm.com/deepspaceone-128-mp3 In order to achieve this I did the following request via shell: $ GET -H "Icy-MetaData: 1" ...
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VirtualBox NAT over proxy

I use VirtualBox 4.1.8 on a Ubuntu 10.04 host system. I have an HTTP proxy server on the host system. How do I configure the VirtualBox to NAT the virtual machine's network and use the HTTP proxy for ...
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tmux: get names of panes, each current directory and history

my tmux session is a bit broken, by which I mean that tmux ls returns an error like error connecting to /private/var/folders/d0/xbg08_x12lddw3dkht5w462c0000gn/T/tmux-501/default (No such file or ...
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Delete old records from firefox sqlite databases

I have some big sqlite3 databases in ~/.mozilla/firefox/profilename Notably places.sqlite (12 MB) and urlclassifier3.sqlite (33 MB). Is it possible to truncate them and wipe out the oldest records ...
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two interfaces conflict when running two instances of CherryPy

I am running small database website on CherryPy (legacy, not mine codebase) for our lab at The University. We had production host and CherryPy instance (database.uni.edu, mapped to static IP ...
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What happens if you just unplug swap drive from running system?

I'm running heavily leaking apps on server which have already swapped out about 60gb of garbage in their over 100 days uptime. At the point when I've run out of swap for the first time (32gb) I ...
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How to add booting parameters to the kernel with bcfg from the EFI shell?

efibootmgr is creating invalid entries in the EFI boot menu. For instance efibootmgr -c -d /dev/sdX -p Y -l /EFI/refind/refind_x64.efi -L "rEFInd Boot Manager" adds an unbootable japanese characters ...
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System doesn't detect hot-plugged display port(through thunderbolt connector)

My external display(connected to my laptop through thunderbolt) works fine if connected before boot-up. However, once it's unplugged or disconnected by any means, xrandr won't detect the reconnected ...
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Copy files in Linux, avoid the copy if files do exist in destination

I need to copy a /home/user folder from one hard disk to another one. It has 100,000 files and around 10G size. I use cp -r /origin /destination sometimes I get some errors due to broken ...
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How to get Alfa awus036nha to work with Kali Linux?

Im running Kali linux 64bit 1.07 as a guest os through virtualbox 4.3.12 r93733. Ive also installed the VirtualBox 4.3.12 Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack. I have bridged my hosts network ...
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Synchronize Time in Linux

I want to synchronize the time between my android device and a raspberry pi. My android is synchronized automatically from the internet ( GMT + 2). I used this code to get the ntp server. final ...
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Can't install USB WiFi driver in Windows guest running in VirtualBox

I installed Windows 7 on VirtualBox 4.3 with Ubuntu as host. I have a TP-LINK 722 USB WiFi adapter which I want to use in the guest. In the virtual machine, from the USB devices section, I selected ...
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How to recognize distinct validation thrown by LDAP server and flags?

We are new to LDAP server. We were able to configure the ldap server with password policies such as account lock out Wrong Password Password expired 5 times wrong authentication New password cannot ...
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Mount fails to read/write data after a while

Im mounting different types of USB drives to a Raspberry Pi, running Raspbian. The mounts can have different filesystems, so i have installed ntfs-3g, exfat-fuse and exfat-utils using apt-get in case ...
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i want to install keystone on centos 7

when i install keystone on centos 7 by command ‪#‎yum‬ --enablerepo=centos-openstack-liberty,epel -y install openstack-keystone openstack-utils python-openstackclient httpd mod_wsgi this message ...
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Run script when password is changed

Is there any way to run a custom command when passwd is executed? I'm creating a server GUI, and I want to tie the app users with the system users, And, I don't want to use just plain PAM Auth. So I ...
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Execute a command with root permissions as normal user

I want to execute a command as if I am my normal user, but I want to have root certain permissions. In particular, I have created a phyiscal VirtualBox drive that I want to use as a normal user. I ...
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Linux cpu hotplug not working as expected

I'm testing linux cpu hotpluging on normal desktop 8-core AMD machine. Problem seems that after onlining a CPU again taskset and kernel refuses to move and/or schedule any tasks on the core. E.g. ...
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What is the recommended way to move a LUKS Volume Header backup to another computer?

I'm running Linux Mint with a full disk encryption (done during installation). Following this guide, I've created a backup of the LUKS header with the following command: # cryptsetup ...
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how to check all available characters in a font file?

I have some truetype fonts which support UTF-8 characters. I can use "fc-list" to find certain font. How can I check all available characters in some font? Such as how many characters supported in "AR ...
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Getting the cache hit ratio (read / writes)

Is there any way to find out what the read/write cache hit ratio is in a Red Hat Linux Server (64 bit)? I tried to use sar (9.x), but can't find it. The reason is, because I'm migrating to another ...
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Cannot connect to network on Debian

I have been working on this new freshly installed Debian machine for quite some time now trying to get the network going so I have internet. During the installation process for the network ...
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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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Understanding package management systems for Linux

I have a low-end laptop and am looking to install a lightweight linux distribution on it, but I have certain requirements regarding package management systems, since I will be contributing to a web ...
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“Emulate” 256 colors in PuTTY terminal

At my job, I ssh into a development server everyday. I usually use exceed XStart to ssh in, but I downloaded PuTTY to see if I could do anything that I couldn't do with XStart. I spend almost the ...