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I accidentally set the addressable memory limit to 0

On Suse Linux Enterprise Server SP3 I wanted to set the addressable memory limit to "unlimited". Since I don't have much experience with this parameter, I tried to play by ear and after a few searches ...
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ThinkPad T520: screen is constantly white after closing the lid without turning the laptop off

Today my ThinkPad T520 stopped showing anything, it always shows the white screen. How it happened: in my Linux Mint, I verified that when I close the laptop lid, it enters Suspend mode, and when I ...
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Trouble with build dependencies when installing Plank dock from source

I'm trying to build Plank from source but I'm having some trouble with the dependencies. I'm following directions from http://wiki.go-docky.com/index.php?title=Plank:Installing#Install_Dependencies. ...
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Jenkins Android build tools v23.0.3 BUILD FAILED

I am facing issue with Jenkins automation build for android. I have updated the build-tools from 22.1.0 to 23.0.3, and compile sdk to 23 from 22. All the dependencies are updated to 23 Installed ...
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Remove first space in directories name recursively

I have reencoded a huge collection of music and now, I don't know why, all the directories name begin with a space. I want to know how to remove this space in all the directories name without having ...
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Can i clone a running vbox machine? [duplicate]

Is it possible to clone a running VBox machine? I need this because I can't turn off the machine during its purpose so I was wondering if something like that is possible? I tried by cloning the ...
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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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SUSE SLES 11: zypper: Ignore dependency in scripted setup

I have an issue here, trying to install libopenssl-devel on a SuSE box. The installation is purely from DVD (no online updates involved). $ sudo zypper install libopenssl-devel Loading repository ...
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Where are the PHP error logs stored on a Debian 8 “Jessie” server?

I know this question has been asked many times before, and I've looked at all the answers but they don't seem to work for me. I am trying to check if the error log is turned on for PHP, so I went to ...
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Backup multiple virtual machines and save backups to host

I have linux centos server with multiple ( 10 ) virtual machines running on vmware. Is it possible to make backup on database and specific directory on each virtual machine via script and cronjob on ...
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Change key mapping for a single program in Linux?

Is there a way to change key mappings on Linux for just a single program? As in something like $ run-with-mappings mappings-file ./the-program-i-want-to-run
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Creating another user for a certain domain

I typically tend to log in as root, which I know is bad practice. So I created another user, let's call it user1. Except now when I log in as that user I am placed in an empty /home directory and it ...
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Debian: php and php5

I'm running a small private Debian Jessie server, acting as a private cloud / hosting platform. Often times, I've faced 'difficulties' installing services with recent PHP requirements because, while ...
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How to secure Linux terminal with Google Authenticator?

How to secure Linux terminal with Google Authenticator for root access and login?
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Sensu Remediation : not able to Trigger on Client

I am new to Sensu remediation. I tried to restart process with custom script. Senario: if my http link goes down then I want to manually run the script and start it. I tried remediation on sensu ...
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lsof: restrict to sockets available via loopback

I can restrict the selection to sockets listening only on the loopback interface: $ lsof -p "$(pgrep -d, proga)" -i4TCP@127.0.0.1 -sTCP:LISTEN -P -n -a COMMAND PID USER FD TYPE DEVICE SIZE/OFF ...
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airmon-ng not creating mon0 on kali linux

Whenever I try to use airmon-ng start wlan0, only the same thing as executing airmon-ng check happens, so mon0 isn't created. Here are dumps of what happened, when I entered ifconfig and iwconfig: ...
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how to create rescue initramfs image on centos 7?

After my last launch yum update my test box have kernel-3.10.0-327.13.1 installed. While installing, dracut generated initramfs-3.10.0-327.13.1.el7.x86_64.img, but ...
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What is the difference between adding a user to “sudoers” vs “root” group?

I have done some research and in order to allow the user to use the sudo command, you must add them to the "sudoers" group. This gives them root privileges as long as they enter in root's password. ...
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install linux on a separate drive from within windows without rebooting

Is it possible to install Linux on a separate drive without rebooting to the live DVD? My setup is I have a 500GB internal HDD with windows and a bland 480GB internal SSD on which I would like to ...
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md-raid1 with three mirrors became raid0 after removing one mirror while power off. how to fix it?

I create md-raid1 with three devices: mdadm --create \ /dev/md22 \ --level=1 \ --raid-devices=3 \ /dev/sd[a-c]2 and got nice raid mdadm -D /dev/md22: /dev/md22: Version : 1.2 ...
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Secure certificates using TPM in ubuntu

I have a requirement to secure AD machine based certificates(.cert,.pem,.key files) using TPM chip in Ubuntu operating system. The requirements are as follows: The certificates that are downloaded ...
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Closing off site for external mail connections

A client of mine has a linux/cpanel based web server (VPS), which at some point in the past was also the primary mail server for the domain. It is no longer receiving mail (MX records were changed to ...
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How to make guard/listen work on Mac/Vagrant

I'm trying to set up Guard and Listen in order to forward fs events from host Mac system to guest Linux. Maybe it's just me but the documentation is not clear to me - I have not been able to make it ...
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How to set localtime/timezone in the most generic and distro-agnostic way?

I've created a docker container, which is running in the wrong timezone. I personally need it to run in my timezone (Europe/Stockholm, GMT+1). Since the project is open source, other users may also ...
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Strange listening port

Auditing one of my systems, I found a process without name listening on localhost, port 52698. # netstat -lntp Active Internet connections (only servers) Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address ...
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How can I make git bash `which` command work with windows?

If I type which node in git bash in Windows, then I get node's path, but when I type which open, it says it's not found. The open program is in PATH, but not marked as executable since chmod +x ...
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openSUSE hanging on boot

I just installed openSUSE Tumbleweed with a clean install in VirtualBox. On boot it hangs after the line [ OK ] Started Accounts Service....2.ons service....ns kernel modules.f8fe71. (Actually I ...
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VMWare does not connect to remote server

I currently have a Windows 7 Professional OS running on my laptop. I have the Vshpere Client 6.0 running on it. I installed the server OS through the Vsphere Client. While in the office, I can ...
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Subuser Docker firefox image

I followed all the steps to create subuser given on subuser.org I am not able to create firefox image and not able to restrict the access to the Downloads folder as given in the video and ...
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How to install or upgrade to gnome v3.20.X in Kali Linux?

I am running gnome v3.18.1 on Kali Linux & want to upgrade to gnome v3.20.X. Steps I followed: apt-get update && apt-get upgrade && apt-get dist-upgrade apt-get install gnome-shell ...
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How to remove file on Linux with ? in name

Cannot move or remove file with ? in name. Any ideas? Have tried the following: # ls manager?%80%99s-viewpoint.html what-wcsap-can-offer-you-?%80%93-guide-new-directors.html # mv ...
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KVM VM not visible/pingable from LAN

I am running a Virtual Machine on a Host that is hardwired to my LAN. The Host shows up on my local network (as do the other Hosts connected by Wifi) but the VM Guest does not. Initially this was ...
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How do I migrate from ecryptfs to a similar setup using ext4 filesystem level encryption?

Currently I'm using ecryptfs - it's a software layer that encrypts my home folder with a key which is in turn encrypted with my password, and it hooks into PAM to unlock it on login. Unfortunately, ...
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Logitech Dual Action not detected as input device in Linux

For some reason, my gamepad stopped working. It's detected when I plug it into the USB port, but it's not recognized as an input device. dmesg [ 917.280315] usb 1-3: new low-speed USB device ...
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How can debug the computer freezes

I have PC with Win10 OS my problem was in windows when it freeze the system immediately reboot itself. i search about memory dump files in %SystemRoot% directory but nothing there. I reinstalled the ...
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dual boot total mess, what ways to continue?

I have a macbook pro and I wanted to switch to linux (mint, mate). I have rEFInd installed and working, but everything is a total mess now. So here are some questions. In the rEFInd boot menu I have ...
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iptables whitelist doesn't work while blacklist does

Allowing forwarding for all and blocking a set of ips work: iptables -P FORWARD ACCEPT iptables -A FORWARD -m set --match-set denied_ips src,dst -j REJECT But denying forwarding for all and ...
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How do I subject web search results to parental control tools like dansguardian?

The problem: I have good reasons to filter web browsing on my PC. These filtering should be robust. Allowing web search results to go unfiltered is unacceptable, as well as blocking search engines ...
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Self-contained installer in korn shell script with sed, grep and gzip

There's a great post on this here: http://www.matteomattei.com/create-self-contained-installer-in-bash-that-extracts-archives-and-perform-actitions/ But is uses Bash interpreter, tar and awk. I need ...
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Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket - Fedora

I am a new Fedora user and I am installing ROR on my machine. But when I try to enter the following command rake db:create it shows the following errors. Can any one please tell me how can I solve ...
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How to restrict network access for a VirtualBox guest

I have an old Windows XP running inside a Virtualbox on a linux system as host os. I used to disable the virtual network adapter so that the XP virtual machine had no network access at all. Now I ...
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Openbox desktop no response to mouse clicks

Installed Debian 8.4 on Fujitsu LH531. Everything works great in Gnome, Cinnamon. When I installed Openbox, its desktop has no response to mouse/touchpad clicks. But it works in applications (i.e. ...
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Trouble with mouse pad after installing/booting up Ubuntu 16.04

So I just received on old laptop from a friend and currently trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on the laptop. Here are the specs of the laptop: Brand: ASUS Memory: 2.8 GiB Processor: Intel ...
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Kali Linux unable to load htc_9271.fw firmware

I am trying to use my TL-WN722N network adapter with Kali Linux on a Banana PI, however every time I plug it, dmesg gives me this error: [ 11.152949] usb 4-1: ath9k_htc: Firmware htc_9271.fw ...
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Permission denied when trying to read temporary file created in bash

I am trying to write a script which takes as arguments one or more files and transposes the upper case letters to lower case letters. The contents of the original file is replaced with the lower case ...
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Linux suppress find error in bash script combined with file delete

I have a one line script which works fine but... find $HOME/html/mydir/downloads/sec/*.zip -mtime 2 -exec rm {} \; It generates an error if there are no files found and my web host then sends me a ...
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rsync based on local timestamps only

Is there a tool like rsync that can record copied files timestamps locally, and upload only changed ones next time? Similar to running the following makefile rule recursively: file.ext.stamp: ...
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Download Debian packages onto Windows

Is it possible to download Debian packages onto a Windows machine using a query such as "matchbox*"? I know its possible to Google individual packages and download them but now I have to download a ...
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Will there be any issue if I create a bridge in Linux with MAC address of its slave?

In Windows if we create an external virtual switch in Hyper-V Manager, it will have the MAC address of the NIC that it is connected to. So I want to do similar things in Linux, with systemd-networkd. ...