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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 ...
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How to create a snapshot of current ubuntu installed programs, so that I can copy it to another fresh installation of ubuntu?

I have some installed programs on Ubuntu on my remote server (which I have root access to it). Now I need to install a fresh Ubuntu on some other machine/server, and I don't want to go through ...
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linux redhat why resolve.conf is change

I have a very strange issue in my linux machine - redhat 6.7 version when I update my resolve.conf file as the following: options attempts:2 options timeout:1 search usa.Pe.corp ...
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OpenVPN Bad LZO decompression header byte: 69

On Arch Linux I run OpenVPN 2.3.9 server and I get this error "Bad LZO decompression header byte: 69" I run the client on a rooted Motorola XT1039 android lollipop 5.1 and I use official "OpenVPN ...
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How to identify GPU memory on ARM Linux

I am developing an appication reserving lots of GPU memory on ARM devices. For some devices (eg. Nvidia Tegra based) some of the memory is reserved in the 'cached' area as it seems. Particulary, the ...
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Automatic shutdown at specific gpu/cpu temperature in linux

How to configure linux or lm-sensors or etc. to automatic shutdown at specific GPU or CPU temperature?
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Copying files from ext4 to NTFS

I am trying to copy some files from an Ubuntu-based (ext4) external drive I have to my NTFS external drive. I opened up ext4 hard drive in Windows (it's read only) and started copy / pasting to NTFS. ...
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Why does Linux allow users to remove the root directory? [duplicate]

When I installed Linux for the first time in my computer, I always liked to use root, because I didn't need to add sudo and type the password every time I executed a command that needed root ...
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CPU temperate stuck and fan at maximum speed

I have a Dell Inspiron 5548 (i7-5500U, 16GB RAM) and I'm running Fedora 24 with kernel 4.5.1. I noticed the internal fan will stay at maximum speed (5500-5600RPM) forever while the CPU temperature ...
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Decompress all gz files in a tree

I am working on an Ubuntu 14 server. Trying to create a tar.gz backup of my website, I accidentally gzipped every individual file in my /var/www/ directory, recursively. Now the whole tree consists ...
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select the correct LVM volume group as the root device

On my disk I have LVM configured as such: One Volume Group "vg1", containing One Logical Volume "lv1", containing a LUKS encrypted partition which is the root of a Debian Linux installation One ...
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How to use a repeater as wireless card?

I want to use a wireless repeater as wifi card for computer. I want to connect the repeater and computer using ethernet and i want the repeater to serve as a wireless card for computer running linux. ...
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OpenVPN bad source address from client

My problem is that I want to connect to a OpenVPN server on a Archlinux operating system behind a router with nat. The client is behind a firewall/nat too and has 192.168.178.100. The error i get is ...
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Disable hibernation on a specific partition

After a long time googling I have not found an answer that works. I have a shared partition that is mounted on Z: . When I manually unmount that partition using mountvol Z: /p in cmd, it doesn't get ...
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Kubuntu live cd via PXE on server 2012r2

I am attempting to PXE boot the kubuntu live CD ( prepped to be booted on a usb drive, then files placed on a NFS share with root acces read/write to everyone ) the PXE boot menu component launched ...
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Assuming you can't directly boot into a linux system, how do you make the bootstrap?

What are the actual steps, assuming you had a set of c header files that described the memory mapped devices in your system, to make the initial running kernel? I know everyone just boots off a live ...
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I can ssh into server A from server B. But I cannot ssh into server B from server A

I have 2 servers in a data center. Server B is publicly accessible, as in, I can ssh into it. Server A is not. So to access Server A, I ssh into Server B. And then from there, I ssh into Server A. ...
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Samba connection to windows not working

I have videos in a windows computer. I want to watch them in a linux computer. Both computers are connected through a router in my house. That is it. All tutorials that I have found simply say the ...