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ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS between two Nginx servers

I've got a reverse proxying Nginx docker container to proxy requests to other servers. In this case its another Nginx container hosting the PHP application Magento. Every since I installed a wildcard ...
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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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write a raw packet to tun/tap

I am a newbie to the tun/tap and iptables. I am confused about some questions about the tun these days. Firstly, I create a tun interface named tun0 and set its ip address to 192.168.128.2/24. If I ...
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set tun interface to visit the internet

I have a tun interface named tun0(10.0.1.1),and a physical interface named eth1(10.110.136.76) on my computer. I want to use the tun0 to visit the internet. Firstly, I create and set the tun like ...
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X Server unable to start under Linux 4.5 in Arch virtual box guest

I recently ran paceman -Syu to upgrade my system as usual but after installing the newest Linux kernel, the X Server could no longer start and produced this error in the log file AddScreen/ScreenInit ...
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How do I make the Linux Mint Cinnamon desktop more rigid?

I am running Linux Mint Cinnamon, and my desktop is currently very loose and hard to manage. Windows, however, has a desktop with a very rigid structure, with the icons in preset imaginary "boxes" on ...
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Protecting Virtual machine from being copied to other hosts

I'm deploying a web application on a linux server (ubuntu) on virtual machine (In VMWare ESX 5.1 and the host machine is Windows) I need to protect the entire application and guest OS from being ...
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How to create swapfile on ssd disk with btrfs

I have SSD with btrfs, I tried creating a swapfile like: dd if=/dev/zero of=swapfile01 bs=1M count=10240 mkswap swapfile01 chmod 600 swapfile01 swapon swapfile01 In dmesg I see [238434.731654] ...
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pandoc - markdown to man page tables not formatted (on msys2)

I am trying to use pandoc (if someone has a better conversion program I am all ears, please not ruby-dependent) to convert markdown files into manpages. It works fine until I go to do a doc with a ...
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Ipython web server using a FIOS router

I'm trying to setup my headless home server so that I can access a ipython notebook via a web browser. I think the issue I'm having is setting up the port forwarding correctly from my Verizon FIOS ...
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How to create a basic yet useful USB toolbox with a selection screen?

I'm an EasyTech at Staples, and I had an idea on how to make my job easier and make me work more efficiently on computers. My idea is to create a USB toolbox. Similar to what the company provides us. ...
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How do I set the default soundcard for the root user?

I am running raspbian Jessie on my raspi 2. I have an external usb soundcard for my pi. I set it as the default card simply by going to Menu->preferences->Audio Device Settings. This works as ...
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(Setting up SSL) invalid number of arguments in “ssl_certificate” directive in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf

I am trying to setup SSL on my server. I purchased my SSL certificate from Comodo. I am following the tutorial they have made here: ...
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Use 3G modem on Intel Galileo Gen 2

I'm working on a project and I use Intel Galileo Gen 2 with Yocto Project Linux. I use LAN to connect to Internet but I would want to connect to Internet with 3G USB modem. I tried using Sakis3G to ...
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Need to extract info out of HWInfo

I need to extract information like Serial and Product out of HWInfo. Right now I tried hwinfo --bios | grep 'Serial:' and I get more the I need. First I would like the information after the actual ...
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CSF - making outgoing 443 connections

I've installed CSF firewall on my linux, and I have set in my csf.conf: # Allow incoming TCP ports TCP_IN = "22,25,53,80,110,143,443,465,587,993,995" # Allow outgoing TCP ports TCP_OUT = ...
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No partition found

I had windows 8.1 and Linux on my system . Somehow it got corrupt and shows no partition found I then reinstalled Ubuntu with the option Delete all files, photos from operating system. It seems like ...
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SSH over softether VPN connection

I configured my Raspberry Pi as a softether VPN server (according to Raspberry Pi: Install a SSTP VPN server using SoftEther). I can now create a VPN connection from my Windows machine to the ...
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How to get piwik running with nginx on Ubuntu?

Seeing that I want to learn more about linux administration today I wanted to set up an instance of the self-hosted Piwik statistics package for a website I'm running. Since I don't want to disturb ...
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How to putty ssh login and pbrun login using batch file

How to ssh login using putty, then running the pbrun with its login details, and to run a few commands using a batch file. Currently I tried doing: C:\path\to\putty.exe -load "[Sessionname]" -l ...
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How to set up usage of a serial port?

I am working on Linux (TinyCore). As a part of work process, i must use a serial device to transmit data. However, i am having severe troubles with it. The crux of the issue is that no data seem to ...
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how can I view the Delivery status notification in sendmail?

I'm using a script to send newsletters via sendmail so, I want to access to Delivery status notification in case the mail failed, is there a command to list the content of DSN?
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Shared object (so) files search paths

What is the sequence of paths that are searched for loading a shared object file? I am trying to run a executable which tries to load a shared object file. The shared object file can be found at ...
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can't access windows 7 shared folder via samba 4.2.10-Debian NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED & NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME

Well it worked before the badlock update, not well, but worked. Now I'm just getting NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED & NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME. The only thing I set in my smb.conf is the netbios name. ...
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Which address space is used in system calls? physical? or virtual?

Explanation There’s two kind of address space virtual and physical. On the physical model (typically used by the kernel) the memory is bounded and each address correspond to physical ones. The ...
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Linux - download torrent file via two network interfaces

I have 2 different network connections, so I want to speed up torrents loading by using these networks simultaneously. I assume that each network has different torrents peers and one torrent part can ...
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Logitech G930 Multimedia (G-key) functionality in Ubuntu Gnome

I have a Logitech G930 Headset with 3 Multimedia Keys(G-Keys), a surround sound/stereo switch, mute mic button, volume control scroller. Problem(s): Main 1. Google Chrome does not detect any key G ...
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Print on Airprint Printer on Ubuntu Linux stopped working

I have a Kyocera FS-1320D connected to an Apple TimeMachine. I were able to print on it from my Ubuntu machine but one day (possibly after an update) it stopped working. The windows machine from a ...
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rsync-like encrypted synchronization solution

I'm looking for a open source (or at least trusted free) solution which would allow me to make file synchronization on 5 devices together (running different version of Windows & Linux). However, ...
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Linux: How can the back/forward mouse buttons be configured to drag and resize windows?

My Logitech mouse has one extra button for going back, and another one for going forward. I figure I'd get more use out of them if I could instead use those two buttons to drag and resize windows, ...
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Why when I close lid, my Debian not suspend?

I'm using Debian 8 x64 I'm trying configure it to suspend or sleep when I close lid, but is not success Fallowing content of my /etc/systemd/logind.conf file: # This file is part of systemd. # # ...
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pip install python ImportError HTTPSHandler

I just reinstalled python with homebrew and moved some things around in my etc/paths to load this version of python first. I also removed the python.framework from apple. I cant install pip packages, ...
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Is it posible to use a hardware in another computer over the internet? [closed]

In virtual machines, you can pass a graphics card to the virtual machine and the host will not be able to use it like normal. I would like to know if it's possible for two computers on a network or ...
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live boot usb wont boot with grub 2.0 installed on my kali linux sana 2.0

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 running kali linux 2.0 and ive had some issues with it that ive had to fix and ive decided that i want to try and run another linux distro such as arch or back box but when ...
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How to fix connection loss in VM?

My virtual machine loses the internet connection sometimes on linux and I need to stay connected constantly. So I wrote the following script: #!/bin/bash wget -q --tries=10 --timeout=20 --spider ...
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centos login in the first time

I'm a beginner to play Linux. And I've installed Centos into the VMware. However, after I set the settings, the windows run the all black window and ask me to login. Of course, I key my account and ...
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How do I get gedit to open VirtualBox?

I've downloaded VirtualBox and am receiving this message: Could not open the file /home/mike/Downloads/vir...16-105871-Linux_amd64.run. gedit has not been able to detect the character encoding. ...
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Centos Sftp Ssh - How always create files with rwx-rwx-r-x and always owned by a certain group

I have a user myuser, which is only allowed to connect to ssh via sftp. I'd like this user to always create files with rwx-rwx-r-x and always owned by the group apache. I've tried to accomplish the ...
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Dual boot and USB Failure

I am currently trying to install two operating systems on my PC. So far I have Windows 10 installed on one hard drive with a secondary hard drive for data storage. On my third hard drive, which is an ...
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Hibernate one os and boot to another [duplicate]

Hi i have a setup like this: Windows: SSD Drive - there is everything that the Windows uses (partition, boot manager etc) HDD Drive 500 gb - 400gb partition that Windows is using. HDD Drive 100gb of ...
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Linux distributions that are Hardware-independent

I have had problems running several Linux distributions in the past on a Toshiba Satellite L855 laptop. I moved to use Linux since I had problems with Windows. Through trying many distributions, I ...
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/dev/pts not being mounted during boot

After I installed cryptsetup on EdgeRouter Lite running ubnt-debianwhen I try to connect using ssh I get the following error message: PTY allocation request failed on channel 0 The workaround that ...
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How to speed up SSL connection establishment?

I have an OpenSSL setup on my Linux PC using Apache2. NO, I haven't enabled DNS resolving. I have the certificate on the machine, LOCALLY. Still, Chrome devtools tell me that Initial Connection took ...
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How to configure DHCP on router to manually define the routing table distributed to users?

I have a router in my home, to which there are several devices connected to it (over Wi-Fi and Ethernet) and get the network information through DHCP. I want to configure the protocol, so I can ...
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Samba4 + Kerberos + BIND9 + winbind on Ubuntu 14.04

i have trouble to setup samba4 kerberos and bind9 to work as DC (all services are installed on one machine). i have post my cfg files after next paragraph. The problems is if i try to run smbclient ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS Ethernet not working

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS on my desktop PC and immediately Ethernet goes off. That's my network configuration and some outputs: $ ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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How to split a string with quotes (like command arguments) in bash?

I have a string like this: "aString that may haveSpaces IN IT" bar foo "bamboo" "bam boo" I want to be able to split it like this: aString that may haveSpaces IN IT bar foo bamboo bam boo ...
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Is there such a thing as a “Live-USB rot”?

I commonly utilize live USBs for either diagnosing issues or to just use an untrusted machine. My live USB setup is generally dd it to a USB drive, so it looks like this: root@localhost:~# lsblk ...
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I need to fix my windows boot loader with a 2 GB USB drive

Here's an interesting problem for you guys. I've installed Linux in a partition on the same hard drive with Windows 10, intending to dual boot. But now I can't boot into Windows because the ...
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Php Permission Issues

I'm facing permission problems. I have a project for my school lecture which located here. It basically download some images from internet. And also It has a setup like wordpress and need to modify ...