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Unable to figure out why iptux application is not working

Application IPTUX how I can debug why the application is not running. The application starts in background but I unable to send / receive messages as I am not able to access the application ...
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System-wide DNS lookups over SSH tunnel

IT has the lab locked down so I cant do apt-get updates or install any packages on the Ubuntu machine. We have a Windows RDP desktop that has limited internet access. I have an SSH server running on ...
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Linux software/application deployment tool like docker?

Docker is great. It allows me to quickly run a web application without having to configure my OS to become a host. I use an OpenVZ VPS so I cannot use docker. OpenVZ is a container itself, ideally I ...
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VERR_ACCESS_DENIED error with Virutalised existing linux partition

I have installed both ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8.1 on my harddrive but due to certain circumstances I need to virtualize my linux partition. I have been able to login successfully into it but then ... ...
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dtruss SQL-Queries on Mac OSX

In our shop we have an inhomogenous environment and doing Java on different boxes - mostly Mac OSX, me on Linux and one Windows box. When it comes to debugging JPQL-Queries and its SQL-outcome, there ...
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Requirements to create a .rpm [closed]

I want to create a .rpm file. I want to know the following. Is creation of .rpm file os specific? My ultimate goal is to create a .rpm file for ubuntu, but my vm is on centos. Can someone link me ...
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average load does not get lower than one

I have a strange situation when with seeming low cpu load average load is always higher or equal than one output from htop: 1 [|||| ...
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How to embed Vim commands in text files to run when the file is open? [duplicate]

I remember that there is a way to run vim commands when a certain file (not type) opens and done through putting some vim stuff in the file but I cant remember what it was. I am not talking about ...
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Laptop won't boot with RAM upgrade

I have a circa 2010 Sony Vaio VPCEB25F that has two memory slots and came stock with 2x2GB; I can’t remember the specs, can fill-in when I get back home. I just purchased two 4GB Team DDR3 1600MHz ...
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Port forwarding between two different networks [closed]

I have three Linux computers - A, B, and C. I have a TCP server that runs on C. B and C share same network and B and A share the same network. I want to send commands (and receive results) from A to ...
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fdisk shows existing partition in brand new hdd

I just bought a hard disk (Seagate ST2000DM001) and got from fdisk that it is already partitioned. crown mnt # fdisk -l /dev/sdc Disk /dev/sdc: 2000.4 GB, 2000398934016 bytes 255 heads, 63 ...
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iptables - How to mirror all ports from one IP to a single port on another IP

I would like to set up IP tables on my router to mirror traffic on all ports from 192.168.1.30 and send it to 192.168.1.10:5860 I think I need to combine the two commands below, but I'm at a loss. ...
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How to interpret these SMART values?

The other day I checked my SMART stats and noticed a nonzero reallocated sector count using smartmontools. About a day or two ago it showed as "16 (0 2)" and now shows as "24 (0 3)". Similarly the ...
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1 chroot sftp user that is able to traverse all other chroot sftp users files/folders

I have a chroot environment that I have setup on CentOS 6. We have users for all of our trading partners and I would like to create an internal user for another department that can sftp in and only ...
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EM28xx input source, ffmpeg raspbian issue

I have a big problem with USB2861 video grabber connected to RPI (em28xx module). Grabber has two input: 0=svideo, 1=composite. When I use command: mplayer tv:// -tv device=/dev/video0:input=1 ...
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Dependencies error while installing teamviewer in centOS 6.4 64bit?

Hello I am using centos 6.4 64bit. i am trying to install teamviewer. i've downloaded teamviewer rpm from teamviewer site. when i run rpm -ivh teamviewer_10.0.37742.i686.rpm it shows me failed ...
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issue with extract .zip files contains arabic charcters

I try to extract .zip files contains arabic characters in files & directors , they extracted to wrong names looks like this. inflating: 9786140208872/??+???+????? +???+???-16.html inflating: ...
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OS X - Static routes / non-standard default gateway for endpoints on *local subnet*

My question is: How can I reliably set up a static route in OS X, for 2 endpoints to pass via a gateway, where all machines are on the same subnet? I provide the context below: For testing ...
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Using Ipfw to limit all uploads on machine

I want to limit all upload traffic regardsless to be limited to a certain bandwidth. However I can't seem to get the rule right for Ipfw to do this. This is what i tried so far ipfw pipe 1 config ...
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Can ASP.NET5 run on Linux without mono?

After reading Scott Hanselman's blog post Announcing .NET 2015 he says ASP.NET 5 will be available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Mac and Linux support will come soon... Does this mean that the ...
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ffmpeg works as a root but not as a user

As root user I can run any ffmpeg command fine and it will work but trying to run it as the user 'adinvideo' like so, I get: -bash: ffmpeg: command not found when I check the permissions I found ...
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How to tell Git to use a different SSH config file?

I want to specify a lot of options for SSH when Git uses it. We're using ISPConfig, which sets the owner of the web users' home directory to root, which causes a lot of trouble, including that I can't ...
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open a saved page with opera which needs flash

I have a saved webpage which apparently needs flash-plugin, I have it installed but it seems opera doesn't detect it, I'm running linux mint 17.1 cinnamon 64bit and have opera 28 stable release, ...
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after installing Red Hat Developer Toolset 1.1 which gcc will be default old one or new gcc 4.7.2

After installing Red Hat Developer Toolset 1.1 can i compile my old source code with old gcc? which gcc will be default old one or new gcc 4.7.2
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Tunneling all of the local traffic through SSH

I know I can do something similar to: ssh -f user@hostname -D bind_address:port -N to create a SOCKS tunnel. But is it possible to tunnel all of the network traffic that the workstation generates over ...
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FFMpeg cant concatenate videos: Input link in31:v0 parameters (size 1280x720, SAR 0:1) do not match the corresponding output link in0:v0 parameters

I am using fluent-ffmpeg for NodeJS to combine many (50) videos. The command fluent-ffmpeg generates is: ffmpeg -i ./temp/1426738868618B778176A-254A-47E5-80D4-AF9E2DB836C6.mp4 -i ...
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FTP: wildcard downloading

I am trying to download a file with name ending with *.csv The problem is complicated by the fact that this *.csv contains in directory of unknown name: eg. Sometimes it would be 2015->Date ...
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linux not using swap, but OOM killer is triggered

I've been having this problem for a long time now, and I can't seem to figure it out, basically, my linux (32bit 3.2.6-3.fc16.i686.PAE) system is refusing to use the swap. When I run $ tail ...
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Persistent mapping of hci names

I want a stable mapping between bluetooth hardware and hciX under /sys/class/bluetooth, similar to how wlanX maps to wifi chips. I wrote a udev rule. The rule is matching correctly by ...
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Ping sweep LAN without specifying IP

I know I can ping sweep my LAN by doing something like nmap -sP 192.168.0.0/24 which works just fine. I was wondering if there was anyway nmap could figure out the range for the local subnet on it's ...
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use ecryptfs with sshfs

I'm trying to use ecryptfs on top of sshfs to be able to create create and access an encrypted share on a new NAS box. The following mount command works on both the NAS box and my local mancine: ...
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Python debugger not stopping at breakpoints

I'm in a linux based development environment where I don't have superuser permissions. My basic issue is that the breakpoints I set in emacs through pdb never work. The debugger never halts at those ...
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pm-hibernate does not turn off system

I'm trying to make pm-hibernate to work on my Ubuntu 14.04 system. When I invoke sudo pm-hibernate display turns off and I can't do anything anymore but computer does not turn off. All I have found ...
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R not reading Rprofile.site at startup

When I start R it’s meant to read from /etc/Rprofile.site first thing. I’ve verified that this isn’t happening but have no idea why or how to fix it. When I source('/etc/Rprofile.site') at startup ...
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Create a Samba share for guests

Software versions: CentOS 6.6 x64 Samba 4.0.0-66.el6_6.rc4 (from YUM) Problem: I am trying to create a Samba share on my CentOS server for guests/unauthenticated users. Using the configuration ...
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Kubuntu doesn't wake up from sleep on HP 15 laptop? [closed]

I have a HP 15 laptop (Core i5, 8GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce 820M DDR3 2GB) running Kubuntu 14.10 which works well but when I put the laptop to sleep and try wake up, it's not working. Not sure what to ...
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Why am i getting execute binary file error?

i am getting following email every 10 min. as I own the VPS. I am not expert in linux and am learning to manage linux servers. Please help me why am i getting these emails and how to stop them or how ...
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How to get the ipv6 address marked with a specific scope?

If I run /sbin/ifconfig eth0 I get the following output: Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr <address hidden for privacy> inet ...
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Lenovo laptop keyboard acts as if key is stuck [duplicate]

For the past year or so, my Lenovo W530 laptop has intermittently decided that I'm holding down the 'z' key. The key was never physically stuck; indeed, I could double the rate at which it typed z's ...
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zsh completion for all executables in path

I have written a script which itself takes as an argument any arbitrary executable in my $PATH. Is there a way to create a zsh (or bash) completion function such that I would be able to type myFunc ...
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Lock one standard user with one desktop environment

I'm a Windows user who is trying to get over to the Ubuntu platform. Slowly I find answers to my question, but this time I couldn't find my question in here. I hope I can make my question clear enough ...
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Undoing a sudo command

In a fit of frustration, while installing node via nvm, I followed the steps listed in a Digital Ocean post: I am most concerned about this command: n=$(which node);n=${n%/bin/node}; chmod -R 755 ...
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clonezilla works for ssh server but not samba server

currently using clonezilla live and i can successfully backup and restore an entire image using the ssh server option. i specify my user name and also my password and saves the image on my ssh server, ...
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Can I have server and client on the same machine and run network bandwidth test using iperf?

I have two ethernet ports (eth0 and eth1) on my system. I've tested the bandwidth with two systems and got ~940Mbit/s. If I use one of the ports as server and the other as client, I always go through ...
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Linux system boots fine with kernel 3.0.3 but not 3.19.x

I am working on a Linux system that runs fine. I was asked to upgrade the kernel from 3.0.3 (which has booted and continues to boot just fine) to 3.19.1, which I built using the working .config from ...
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Arch Linux UEFI bootable usb installation media

I want to install Arch Linux in UEFI mode, but I fail at booting the installation media in UEFI mode. What I have done so far is: Create msdos partition table on usb key OR create gpt partition ...
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WD Black drive mounts fine with USB enclosure but with SATA

I am working on a Linux system that a brand new WD Black 1TB drive has been bought for (for use as a secondary/storage drive.) I set the drive up by first connecting to a spare BYTECC Smart Drive USB ...
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How to override view and display a message (Linux)

I'm currently running a CentOS environment which provides HTTP service. It is connected to a LAN and only local users can access it. If, for any reason, the local DNS fails in any way, the users may ...
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linux ssh key copy from already created by a server Permissions 0644 for '/root/.ssh/loadbalancer' are too open

I have to copy the whole ssh folder from one server to another to avoid to copy the ssh keys to other server but I'm getting this error. @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ @ ...
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Prevent cat from opening a binary file

Is there a way to prevent or prompt you when trying to cat binary files? Oftentimes I need to work with log files or data files, some of which are text and others not. It's easy to get mixed up, and ...