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Using gnu dd_rescue to rescue data from a failed hard disk

I'm using gnu ddrescue 1.18.1 from the SystemRescueCD Linux distribution. I started the recovery process yesterday using this tutorial: ...
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Wine says “fixme:heap:HeapSetInformation” when trying to run command

Fedora 21 x64 (LXDE spin) wine-1.7.30 (Compholio) Under Linux Wine I'm trying to execute this command: $ wine "/home/user/.foobar2000/drive_c/Program Files/foobar2000/foobar2000.exe" ...
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Getting Razer Blackwidow macro keys on linux

I've read Getting macro keys from a Razer BlackWidow to work on Linux and the python script didn't work for me so I compiled the haskell from source. I changed my product ID in main.hs and everything ...
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Virtualbox Guest VM not capturing any mouse/keyboard input

Kind of a stupid question, but, I'm running a Kali Linux image from a VMWare .vmdk file inside Virtualbox, and I can't move the mouse cursor, and it doesn't appear that it's taking any input. It was ...
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Standalone EXE not running with Wine

So, I'm running a system with Lubuntu and a application that I developed on a windows PC needs to be able to run on Lubuntu. To clear a few things up, I'm having to run Lubuntu cause the system I'm ...
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Defining git commands on windows

I have a script that I use to add some functionality to git. For this particular case I cannot do it with an alias. The name of the script is git-cim. In linux if I place this script in my path and ...
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Mount SharePoint Online (Office 365) in Linux

We have started using SharePoint Online included with our Office 365 subscription. Our windows users can install software that automatically syncs the Shared Documents from SharePoint to their ...
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32bit and 64bit Cygwin sshd services on the same machine

I have Windows 7 station and I would like to have two running sshd services: ssh daemon for 32bit Cygwin ssh daemon for 64bit Cygwin I installed 32bit Cygwin sshd using setup script ...
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Change VLC stream source without stopping

I have been starting an HTTP stream in VLC using the following command, cvlc http://www.example.com/stream --sout \ #transcode{acodec=vorb,ab=128,access=udp}:http{mux=ogg,dst=:8080}' Is there a way ...
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How to re-enable wlan0 after backports disabled it

I have a PC with Ubuntu 14.10 and I tried to install backports following the instructions here (except for cooked monitor interface, compiling my own, and I couldn't check if I had ath10k firmware, I ...
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CentOS: Can Top -u Display 2 or More Users?

Showing processes for 1 user is rather easy with Top: top -u someuser1 or by hitting u while top is running. Is there any way to make Top show processes specifically for 2 (or more) users? An example ...
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ActiveSupport requires ruby version >= 1.9.3., but Ruby 2.1.5 installed

I am getting this error when trying to install middleman: root@ThinkPad-T410:~# sudo gem install -V middleman root@ThinkPad-T410:~# ERROR: Error installing middleman: root@ThinkPad-T410:~# ...
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file RELATIVE_PATH must be passed a full path to the file

Everytime I want to build smth using: cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX" I'm getting errors like this: CMake Error at /usr/share/cmake-2.8/Modules/CMakePackageConfigHelpers.cmake:177 (file): ...
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Make wget cache DNS resolution results

I'm using wget in a script to download a changing file from Dropbox: wget -4 -O filename.ext "https://www.dropbox.com/s/<fixed-hash-id>/filename.ext?dl=1" I notice that wget resolves the IP ...
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How to log out a linux user after certain number of keystrokes?

If I want to limit how much a user can type per session, so they take breaks, how can I monitor their keystrokes and log them out after, say, 10k keystrokes?
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Macbook resizeVolume and rEFInd won't work

I am on a macbook pro, late 2012. I had installed linux on my mac on a separate partition which I created using diskutil. Then I formatted my mac one day and now everything seems to have changed. I ...
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Format ext3 partition to NTFS and merge it with another one in Windows 8.1

A few months ago I had Linux and Windows OS on one HDD. Now I don't use the Linux and I want to format the partition to NTFS and merge it with the Windows one or at least be able to use it with ...
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I want to configure Apache with gnutls on debian : why connexion is still clear?

I'm using sid debian. I simply installed mod_gnutls I run a2enmod gnutls I enable the installed site. I restart apache, and https://localhost/ is not working but http://localhost:443/ works. ...
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Run script on SSH login to server

I'm trying to work out how to get SSH to run a script before passing a shell to me. The reason for this is that I will be logging into shared users on many boxes and I want my own configuration when I ...
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What are btrfs snapshot and subvolume restrictions speaking in terms of read/write access instead of access and data sharing?

The btrfs subvolume manpage tries to explain which type of access is granted to btrfs subvolumes and snapshots. Unfortunately it exclusively uses terms like "access", "use just like a directory" and ...
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Backing up encrypted bitlocker drive

Is it possible to backup bitlocker drives without decrypting them? (just to have backup that is already encrypted?) would it be possible to just dd (linux command) whole drive/parition into an image ...
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Mount error(5):Input/output error on mount

I am getting mount error (5): Input output error on mounting to cifs windows share. Command executed: sudo /bin/mount -t cifs //server/folder /mnt/folder/ -o ...
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ASUS Maximus Hero VII troubles

A lot of problems with motherboard ASUS Maximus Hero VII (Core i7-4770K, Geforce GTX 760, two SSD) and 2 OS installed separately on SSD - Win8.1 and Linux Mate 17. I can't use two monitors together ...
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NTFS “desyncronisation” with Linux and Windows

I have common data partition (D:\ in Windows) with NTFS shared by Linux and Windows 7, where Windows is on it's own OS partition (C:\) with NTFS too and Linux (Ubuntu) is on ext4. Because I do spend ...
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How to force all traffic to a certain IP through a specific network interface on Linux

I have an ill-behaving piece of software which requires the usage of a certain network interface on my Linux VM. In practive this is a Vagrant box with a NAT-interface and a Bridged interface. ...
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Linux - Limiting background process

Is there any alternative way to limit background process per user, other than using /etc/security/limits.conf or ulimit?
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Boot OS from partition

I have a partition on which I already burned a Linux distribution. However when I reboot my computer and go in to the BIOS to select the partition I can't seem to find it. I suspect I need to do ...
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Arch linux: set keyboard layout to PL

I'm unsuccessfully trying to force my Arch to set pl layout on X start. I've googled for solutions, and I found couple of tutorials/tips but none of them works. My current, keyboard related ...
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How to make Trisquel 7.0 bootable from usb flash drive?

I am attempting to make Trisquel 7.0 amd64 bootable from usb flash drive. If I use Unetbootin the booting message is Unetbootloader failed to load com32 file menu.c32 boot: If I use Startup Disk ...
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How to reset terminal tab width back to normal

When I'm viewing tab-delimited log file I use tab -2 command have narrower tabs. When I launch htop after that it's columns are misaligned. Running tab -4 does not fix the problem. Only reset helps, ...
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Prevent extra mouse buttons from acting as forward / back in Firefox on Linux?

I have a mouse with some extra buttons on it, and two of them on the side are treated as forward/back buttons by default for some reason - both in Windows and Linux. When using Windows, I can use ...
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Is my VPN breaking my SSH or is something else going on? [raspberry pi, NOOBs]

My goal is to set up my Raspberry Pi such that it is always connected to my VPN and can be always accessed by SSH and VNC. I use PrivateInternetAccess and Open VPN. Using this article I figured out ...
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rastertospl failed - Samsung ML2165

I'm using CUPS on my Raspberry to print to my laser printer Samsung ML-2165. I installed the samsung unified linux driver without issues, but when I try to print something, I get ...
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Pulling a repo on Raspberry PI boot?

I'm getting stuck on this : I try to make a git pull on a repo on Raspberry boot. What I've done so far : In /etc/rc.local : su pi -c bash /home/pi/boot.sh My boot.sh script : #!/bin/sh set -e ...
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All P2P connections fail

I have tried on two different networks and two different computers. My computer didn't work on either network and the other one did. I am unable to establish any sort of connection through torrent ...
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Add second static IP under Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty

I am trying to add a second static IP-Adress to my Ubuntu 14.04 server installation. But so far I haven't had any luck with that. My first attempt was to add a virtual eth0 device to ...
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Updated CentOS kernel to 2.6.32, system won't boot because mdadm array can't be checked/isn't mounted

Just updated a FreePBX system, kernel is now at 2.6.32. Have two RAID 0 arrays that mdadm arranges in RAID 1. Worked fine up until this update, now I get fsck.ext4: No such file or directory while ...
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GNU tar treatment of symbolic link timestamp

I need to use (GNU) tar to move a directory tree from one Linux machine to another, and I want symbolic links to remain symbolic links. I did it with just the usual command line options (cf and xf). ...
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How to configure WIFI for arietta G25?: debian linux - wpa_supplicant daemon failed to start

I'm trying to configure WIFI module for arietta G25 debian linux module following this spec: http://www.acmesystems.it/arietta_wifi lsusb gives: root@arietta:~# lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID ...
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dconf / gsettings not working in Ubuntu 14.10

Just updated to 14.10 and having problems with scripts that worked fine under 13.x and 14.04. Specifically, I used the gsettings command to change picture-uri in org.gnome.desktop.background ...
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Can't install or boot any operating system after trying Kubuntu KDE 5 Live from a USB

So, last night I was trying Kubuntu KDE 5 Live from a USB into my laptop, things worked well! But from the following morning I was unable to boot any operating system (Windows or Linux). I can’t ...
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Find issues in PHP site hosted under Nginx and PHP-FPM, no log error

I'm setting up a Wordpress site under Nginx 1.6.2 + PHP-FPM (PHP 5.5.18). This is the configuration for WP site: server { root /var/www/html/jurisprudencia.dev; index index.php ...
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Grub Loader doesnt appear

I have Windows 8 in my Samsung laptop. I wanted to install kali-linux, so I downloaded the image and burned it into a dvd. When I installed it kali-linux told me to remove the dvd and it completed the ...
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Credit card reader gives random output

I bought a cheap $10 magnetic card reader online. It identifies as a generic keyboard, and as such should work on anything that accepts USB keyboards. It works just fine on Windows, but on Linux and ...
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I got the error 0xc000000e after I tried installing fuduntu onto a different partition

I have Windows 8 installed on my laptop and I was installing fuduntu to dual boot with, and I got the error 0xc000000e. I can go into BIOS and stop it from trying to dual boot, then it will boot into ...
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lpr: Unsupported document-format “application/octet-stream”

Set up linux + cups + hplip. Can print png images. But for hplip Testpage I get only: lpr: Unsupported document-format "application/octet-stream" I assume there are configuration steps missing. But ...
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Unix write permission for owner vs group

I wanted my Django app to kick off processes that write to a mounted drive. Django's development server runs under my user which has root privileges, so it works fine. But the actual webserver runs ...
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pppd Could not determine local IP address

I am trying to create a pppd connection on Angstronm embedded system with telit HE910-D. I am using pppd version 2.4.3. After PAP authentication succeeded there are a bunch for Naks and Rejections. I ...
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location of wpa_gui profiles

I'm using wpa_gui together with wpa_supplicant on my Arch Linux laptop to connect to my work wifi (WPA2-EAP). I tried to only use wpa_supplicant to connect, but for some reason my conf isn't ...
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Not able to start x11 on SUSE

I am not able to start x11 display on SUSE 12. This is the error message I am getting: xauth: file /export/home/gtee/.serverauth.16595 does not exist (EE) Fatal server error: (EE) Cannot open log ...