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How do I force all traffic through VPN

I am using Debian 8, with openvpn, I am able to connect to the vpn but traffic (ping google.com) isn't working (ping: unknown host google.com). Ontop of that I'd like to add an ip table to the ...
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Internet only in short bursts on Mint 17.2

My cable DHCP ipv4 connection ( i've disabled ipv6 ) is working only in short bursts. It is mainly visible when performing a sudo apt-get install XXX because is only downloading the first MB and then ...
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Transmission: Watch-dir correctly configured, finds torrent, doesn't add

Running transmission-daemon on a debian 7 box and everything works perfectly. Except the watch dir. Transmission picks up any torrent placed in the directory but doesn't add it. Watch Dir ...
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Linux USB keyboard with individual num key settings

I have a computer hooked up to the TV, with a wireless keyboard. The same computer has a regular monitor with a regular keyboard. Now the wireless keyboard is one of these compact ones without a ...
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Broken fonts on Gentoo

I'm running Gentoo with KDE and the infinality patchset. For the most part, the interface looks just fine. However, in some of the applications the font for Latin characters is ugly. This is a ...
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is there a way to see linux logon users?

i can see the logon users from rdp using rdpy-rdpscreenshot.py etc,my question is there a way to see logon users from a linux os,without signing in? I tried to use rdpy-vncclient.py but dones't work.....
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bash script: 'while read' loop through lines in text file losing characters. ffmpeg line to blame?

I am looping through a text file, using 'while read'. I read three variables from each line - two filenames and a decimal number. I know that this works in a vanilla setup (loop, read line, echo line, ...
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How can I download or mirror or rip an entire Coursera course website (not just videos and slides)?

I want to download or make an exact offline copy of certain Coursera courses, because they are planning to remove the ones on their old platform after 30th June. Any OS is fine. I tried using ...
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What can run on a virtual console except getty and X?

So I know about linux virtual consoles, about how you can access them with ctrl+alt+f#, and I know that consoles 1-6 run getty and console 7 typically runs an X server, but that got me thinking about ...
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Want to analyse the DHCP client code

I want to implement the DHCP client as a part of my project in C. But for this i want to understand the code. Is there any source which gives the descriptions of all functions and headers that will be ...
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init.d how to start a service in init.d when networking fully works?

I have a python script which exposes a RESTful service (using flask framework). What I would like to do with this service is that it clones the newest version of the python script, and then it starts ...
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How to use custom configuration file in combination with autostart script in Openbox?

I'm trying to use Openbox with an autostart script as well as a separate copy of "rc.xml" (this is to be able to have multiple configurations on the same computer, but that's not relevant). Let's say ...
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tilde key doesn't work on aluminum apple keyboard on ubuntu PC

I have the mini aluminum apple bluetooth keyboard, with a dell PC. The tilde / reverse apostrophe key does nothing. How can I make it work ? I'm in programmer dvorak keyboard layout, but it also ...
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IP forwarding from one server through default route

I have a device (IP 10.110.1.3) with the following rule set up: $ ip route default via 10.110.1.4 dev wlan0 onlink I have ipv4 forwarding enabled on both machines. Both machines can talk to each ...
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Mounting drives after removing Windows 10 and installing Kali Linux showing Error

I had dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04..Anyway I formatted the partition that Windows 10 Installed On and Ubuntu too..After that I installed Kali Linux as Primay OS Without any dual boot or OS ...
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Highlight selected words in Linux Command Usage Doc

What I want to do is print a command-help (viz. "ls --help") and grep the output for any specific word. Consider the following: ls --help | grep 'F' But what this does is just filter out the other ...
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NFSv4 Exports hierarchy

How are the NFSv4 permissions work in exports and mounts? I am exporting a pseudo root share with a set of permissions and then additional shares as sub directories of the export with different sets ...
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Linux BTRFS - convert to single with failed drive

A small amount of backstory: I have a small media filesystem, on which I store various movies and TV shows that are used for my HTPC setup. This was originally set up, using btrfs, on a 1TB WD ...
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Syntax error whenever I execute this code

Whenever I execute this code I get the error syntax error near else. Here is the code: if [ -z $loc ] then      if [uname -a| grep 64 >/dev/null] then         sdir=$KALDI_ROOT/tools/srilm/bin/...
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Android is not getting dhcp lease but server offers one

Android is not getting dhcp lease but server offers one. My Linux Mint 17 desktop gets an IP via DHCP (wired network). Do you habe any hints where the problem is possible lying? Where and how should I ...
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Apache will not start, no httpd error messages

I am trying to start the httpd service on RHEL 7. When I run systemctl start httpd, it fails. Here is the output of journalctl -xe. There are no apparent error message for httpd, Would the errors ...
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Get openvpn configure on debain

I have recently bought a VPN, with a dedicated IP. I am running a webserver (via docker, using a forum called discourse), which I want to run through the VPN and have the website link to the VPN IP ...
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What is the key binding to switch consoles in gnome

I see the system configuration allow workspace switch, but there is no console switch. What I mean is, when I open multiple consoles in the desktop view, what are the keys to switch among them? My ...
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Linux - why does process names start with letter k?

When using the top command on a linux server, I can see multiple root processes starting with the letter k, like for example kthreadd, kblockd, khelper, kacpi_notify, ksmd, kswapd0, khugepaged, ksmd ...
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UPnP NAT Traversal Custom IPTables Server

I'm looking to make a multi-subnet router at my house using a Linux box and IPTables. However, I need UPnP support for some services. From what I understand (though this is hard to find in the ...
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Shutdown command not working within script

I have a script that's supposed to stop my minecraft server, and then restart the server. The problem is, whatever command I use to restart it doesn't work. I know the script is processing, because it ...
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Force linker to find stdc++ in non standard directory

I've read a lot of guidance that says the LD_LIBRARY_PATH is searched before anything else, but one of my .so libraries is linking with libtdc++.so.6 in /usr/lib64. ldd mylib.so: ... libstdc++.so.6 =&...
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Customizing LVM disk encryption splash logon screen

I just installed Kubuntu, and turned on full disk encryption and LVM. By default when booting up this machine I now get asked for my password twice. The first time is a relatively ugly boot splash to ...
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How are PCI devices accessed?

I have 2 questions related to PCI bus: How device drivers access devices on PCI bus? Is it enough to write to memory region allocated for device (mov memory_space_allocated_for_dev, something, if ...
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Debian : -bash: ls: command not found

I have a vm to play with linux and wanted to try rbash. I followed a tutorial to make it work. Then I wanted to remove the stuff i've done, and delete a symlink from /bin/ls to /etc/skel/. But instead ...
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How to get rsync to not print directories

I use rsync to create backups on an external hard drive. I usually run a dry-run first just to sanity check. Specifically, I will use rsync -auvn path/to/source path/to/dest However this prints all ...
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grouping playlist items in mpd

Is there any way in mpd to group playlist items together such that even when the playlist is shuffled they remain together? This is useful when you have multiple tracks that form a single unit ...
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Sharing Internet connection to other devices through a router

I got a Raspberry pi which is connected to router's wan port. Another win7 computer is connected to the router's lan port. I tether my phone to raspberry and want to share its connection to the other ...
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How to Identify automount mount path

I need to know all the mount points monitored by autofs/automount. I came across "automount -m" to dumpmaps and "/etc/init.d/autofs status" in the older versions. But these commands doesn't work ...
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Disable Windows F15 key [duplicate]

I'm using Putty on Windows to connect with remote Linux server. For some reason, windows F15 kept got pressed (not by myself) and it get translated into ~ remotely. I'm wondering how does this happen ...
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my knoppix audio test out good, with Kmix, but it's not there with media player

I'm running knoppix 7.4 if i setup the sound in kmix it works. if i play something with vlc there's no sound and the speaker icon at the bottom right corner of the screen has a red x in front of it ...
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How to permanently switch to text mode interface in fedora 23

I want to permanently switch from GUI interface to text mode interface in fedora. I tried to edit the /etc/inittab file to switch the runtime level. But that file was no longer used. Then I tried to ...
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Linux Shell script to change grep for a string, then comment out 2 lines above and 1 below the string found in the file

Looking for some help on this task. I have tried several shell scripts to do this, but not sure I am approaching this problem right. I have a file that contains several blocks of data like this: ...
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Gmail as postfix SMTP relay in CentOS 7

Followed these instructions: http://charlesauer.net/tutorials/centos/postfix-as-gmail-relay-centos.php And still having trouble. Everytime I send a test message, /var/log/maillog still returns: ...
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How to install OS using Rescue Mode?

What we have: A server with a Linux distribution on it. No physical access to that server. The server can be accessed via Serial Terminal or via network using SSH, for example. I can also boot that ...
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How my Samba shared folder is protected without any valid user defined

I'm having a hard time trying to understand how Samba is able to put restriction on a folder having no "valid user" property set here is my smb.conf [test-share] comment = test shared folder. ...
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Network is unreachable, crashed after ssh

Hi i've worked on my webserver via ssh, on my Linux Server. But suddenly, when i try to reconnect to host my shell launch the same error: NETWORK IS UNREACHABLE. I've googled, and i've tried ...
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How to install different versions of same library in Debian?

I'm trying to build an application (Visual Studio Code) from source on Debian. While trying to follow building instructions, Node-JS refused to install. # apt-get install nodejs-dev Reading package ...
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How to write shell script to mount a sd card into a folder?

I need to write a shell script which should run on startup. In this script my aim is to mount my sdc dev into a folder . Normally if run mount /dev/ /foldername on terminal it will mount How can I ...
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Why is wine creating “identical” directories on F23

I installed wine on Fedora 23 using packages install sudo dnf install wine sudo dnf install winetricks It seems that it created many directory with same name, but as you can see not the same ...
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How to change the keyboard layout in freerdp?

I'm using freerdp from Debian GNU/Linux to access a windows machine. It works fine except that I don't have the right keyboard. I would like to change the keyboard layout to French. I managed to list ...
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How can I limit bandwidth to users on a wireless hotspot on Linux?

I have a Ubuntu laptop (14.04) which is connected to the internet via Ethernet. The internet connection is shared using wireless AP on the same laptop to which mine and some friend's phones connect. I ...
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How to get rid of ata3 errors when Lubuntu boots (and wakes up from sleep)?

For some time now, whenever my laptop (which runs Lubuntu 15.10) boots up or wakes up from sleep, it throws tons of ata3 disk errors for several hours. My system is usable - I am able to log in to the ...
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How to get bjobs finished before CLEAN_PERIOD

I know bjobs -d will show recently finished jobs with in CLEAN_PERIOD, but I want to know bjobs submitted before that CLEAN_PERIOD. Is there any way? -d Displays information about jobs that ...
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simple setup for a local area with 4 vlans

I need to set up 2 lan ports on my pfsense to each be a member of 4 vlans (10,20,30,40) with each vlan having a separate gateway ( 10.10.1.1, 10.20.1.1, 10.30.1.1 and 10.40.1.1). I would like hosts ...