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How to change the background color in MySQL Workbench on Linux?

In Windows Workbench there is a "Theming" tab in Preferences where one can choose the color scheme. In Linux version this tab is missing and the default background color is black. How one can change ...
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Disqus cache of unposted posts

Some webpages implement Disqus and also have the rather bad policy of adding auto refresh to the page. This result in for example one writing a long answer in a debate and then a refresh comes along – ...
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Writing CD in Windows 7 with autorun.sh to autorun in Linux

is there any way to create a CD in Windows 7, preferably with the native CD burning interface they provide, that contains an autorun.sh file where its Linux properties will automatically be ...
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Antergos installer says I have no /boot partition

When attempting to install Antergos(Arch-based Linux distro) I am told that it cannot install as I have not specified a /boot partition, when I appear to have done just that. Here's a picture of the ...
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Can't change value of consoleblank

I'm running an embedded linux system that does not have setterm. I'm trying to prevent the screen from going blank after 15 minutes, but passing consoleblank=x in the bootargs does not affect the ...
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mouse button #7 not detected by Linux

Under Ubuntu 12.04, the command xev sees all 9 buttons of my mouse, except for n.7, i.e. scroll right. Is there a way to fix this? I don't think it's related to xorg.conf
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Disk partition errors after size change

I increased the disk size of one of my VM when it was running. After a reboot, I get the following error message (at boot time): Mounting local filesystems...failed Now the VM is only accessible ...
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ssh key works on terminal but not on git

I have my machine, with it's ssh key. the public key is on the git remote machine. I can easily connect to the Git machine with simple ssh threw terminal. The problem is when I perform a "git pull" ...
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Mac Terminal - Color Co-ordinated

I would like to create a couple of short cuts on my iMac which ssh on to my dev box and on to my prod box. I would like my dev connection to use the settings something similar to home-brew (green text ...
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Display issues on new OpenSUSE install

I installed OpenSUSE 13.1 on my newly built PC, but the display is just horrible : the edges of the screen are missing. For example, I can't see all the top part, I can barely read the date and I ...
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loading second vm in first one w/out rebooting by use of kexec

I've two CentOS virtual machines on my win8 host's vmware. I added one of the virtual machines to another by 'add hdd' of settings of VM. The versions of Centos is 6.4 i686. I installed kexec-tool on ...
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Suspending/Screen Going Off When Still In Use (Ubuntu & Arch)

I have a laptop (HP Pavilion G6) that was running Ubuntu and for a while now (at least 6 months) has been having a problems randomly suspending whilst still in use with a full battery and still being ...
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Unable to delete a file 'Operation Not Permitted'

Got a problem with a Linux box where I'm trying to delete a file but it won't let me. Anything I try to do on this file (chmod, chown, rm, mv etc.) end up with the same error. I have noticed that ...
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Ensuring different usb devices mount in the same directory

I'm in the process of setting up a Raspberry Pi as a Windows terminal client using rdesktop. One of the requirements is to allow the users to plug in a USB device (flash pen, digital camera or a SD ...
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EC2 AMI instance store backup grub utility required

I am working on backup of whole ec2 volume and image to upload to s3. I'm trying to use RHEL7 and it internally uses Grub2 as bootloader. EC2 AMI tools requires grub legacy loader and I'm struck up in ...
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How to map a symbolic directory link to different directories based on user id

Is there any way to a map a symbolic link directory to different directories based on the user id in Linux. For instance if a user X executes cd /var/www/html/ then his/her directory gets changed to ...
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Imagemagick: Advanced JPG to PNG convertion

How could I do something like this with Imagemagick?: imagemagick -inuput:0*.jpg select-by-color:ffffff -threshold:15 -fill:fffff -mode:greyscale -mode:index:17 -output:Original_filename.png Using ...
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Unix Multi-Group Permissions

I am trying to do permissions to a folder for multiple groups, each will have different permissions to the directory. Can you let me know how to do this without editing the ACL's? Group 1 RW Group 2 ...
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Ettercap and Wireshark broken when not logged in as root

I'm having an issue with Kali Linux (v.1.0.8-amd64) where network sniffing programs such as the aforementioned are not displaying my network interfaces, thus not allowing me to use them. This only ...
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Making with BCP-generated boost folder still cannot find boost_thread

I have to build a C++ program on a machine I do not have root permission to install boost. So I created a boost folder using bcp --boost=/path/to/boost --scan the_file.cpp boost. I then copied the ...
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Install old version php on Centos

I have troubles with php + mongodb After redeploying project, php throw 500 because "Can't canonicalize query: BadValue $in needs an array" (https://jira.mongodb.org/browse/PHP-1051) I install same ...
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How to open PHP myadmin in XAMPP for linux?

I am running Linux Mint 17 (based on Ubuntu), and i have successfully installed Xampp. I would like to now work with MYSQL, so i was wondering how to open the PHP myadmin page in my browser. ...
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How to boot from SD Card with GRUB2 being on another device?

I want to install some OS on SD card (i.e. Chromium OS), but my laptop doesn't support booting from SD slot. Thus, I decide to add static entry for my specific SD card to GRUB2 menu. And I can't ...
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Check for available command

When I execute the bash script with root user I receive the output it say iptables not exist. Why this happens only with root? for CMDAPP in "hash" "curl" "iptables" do if ! hash "$CMDAPP" ...
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“qemu-nbd --create” without sudo

I'm working on a custom OS, and the make recipe I wrote for creating a new disk image requires sudo for connecting/disconnecting the virtual HDD image to a /dev/nbdN device. Because I don't want sudo ...
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Figure out if Solid State Drive is being used as cache

I am using Fedora 20 OS. I am trying to see if my SSD is being used as Cache for fast reads. So far I check to see if the SSD is mounted so I did: sudo lshw | grep -A 10 SSD and I got: ...
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installing AMD Radeon™ HD 8670 VGA driver for kali linux

i have Radeon8670 as my graphic card,but it is not detecting in my computer when i checked my VGA devices,i got this: lspci -nn | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation ...
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How to uninstall LXDE Qt in Linux

I built and installed LXDE Qt on my system, into /usr/local. I used sudo make install to install it. However, now I want to uninstall it, but I can't find any way to do it. There is no sudo make ...
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fglrx: display (Samsung U28D590D) won't come back from powersave until powercycled by button

s/w: Gentoo Linux, running 3.16 kernel with ati-drivers 14.6beta1. h/w: Samsung U28D590D connected via DisplayPort to Sapphire HD7790 (3840x2160 60hz). Problem: when display enters powersave mode, ...
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Does brctl have a log file?

Does brctl have a log file which records the operations done with brctl? I am not looking for a log file captures the packets flowing through the bridge. I am looking for a log file which captures ...
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Linux OOM killer does not release memory immediately

We have a Ubuntu 12.04 VM on ESXi 5.1 with 4 GBs of RAM and the swap is turned off. One of our Java processes eats a lot of RAM and naturally OOM killer kills it but although the Java process is ...
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TCP 'ip route change' not working to change cwnd on Linux

I'm trying to change the cwnd using 'ip route change'. The command I'm using: ip route change 172.16.231.0/24 dev eth0 proto kernel scope link src 172.16.231.26 cwnd lock 7. The first time I run ...
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Inserting a partition image into a disk image

I've imaged all the partitions and the mbr (512B) of a 120GB hdd (via ddrescue). I've imaged those partitions separately. It took over 18 hours to completely recover the damaged main partition ...
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How to grab images only and manipulation url Wget?

I tried to setup a website to test wget to fetch images only, but it doesn't work. I'm using the latest Wget.exe win32 version 1.15. Wget Command wget -nd -r -A jpg http://127.0.0.1/website I got ...
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kernel panic - not syncing out of memory and no killable processes

I am using Ubuntu 12.10. I decided to install windows 7 (due to .net requirement) from a pen drive. I have 8GB of RAM, but I removed 4GB. When I tried to install Windows 7, I selected the partition ...
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Autocomplete in all KDE textareas

Is there any way to get autocomplete from system dictionaries in all KDE text areas, including Kate, Dolphin, Rekonq and the rest of KDE? If it could be integrated into Firefox as well, that would be ...
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How to set a default terminal in Linux Mint?

I am using linux mint, as my arch installation failed. I have two terminal emulators, one of them is just the default terminal, the second one is guake. I know the location of its run file, and i just ...
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binary substitution in (audio)streams with bbe or sed

I try to do some stream manipulation with webradio streams. Goal is to use a pattern in triggerfile to substitute some seconds of the instream to silence in the outstream I found bbe to possibly fit ...
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Battery & Fan issue

System ASUS N56VJ Ubuntu 14.04 - 3.13.0-32-generic #57-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 03:51:08 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Issue: Sometimes when I start up my laptop, the fan turns on at full ...
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rTorrent access tracker with proxy?

all tracker domain was blocked in my ISP I can create proxy with ssh -D and use privoxy to trans socks5 proxy to http proxy, the proxy works well How I can use proxy it only when rTorrent access ...
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bash scripting with ssh

I am logging to a remote machine and doing some operation in a bash script. I used the following code but till chmod 777 $dbPath works and rest of the commands are not executed. ssh $node2user@$node2 ...
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Manjaro 0.8.10 Gnome Edition. “Log Out” button doesn't work

I have a relatively fresh install of Manjaro Gnome Edition updated and upgraded to latest version (0.8.10). It's Gnome Shell 3.12. I have everything working fine except when I try to use the "Log ...
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How to give up or skip packages with unmet dependencies?

A package called salt-minion has unresolved dependencies on my Debian system. Now everytime I run apt-get it will output the following error message: root@Sheeva:~# apt-get upgrade Reading package ...
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How to give up packages that are not fully installed on Debian?

The package linux-image-3.2.0-4-kirkwood is "not fully installed" on this Debian system. Everytime I do apt-get upgrade I will see this message: root@Sheeva:~# apt-get upgrade Reading package ...
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Various hang-ups on Plesk 12 / debian squeeze system

I am experiencing strange system hang-ups. apache2 reacts in such a way that out of 5 requests, usually about 1 of those will simply take ages for the server to respond to, or it will simply vanish ...
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Can I install a higher version kernel template in VM/LXC Containers

I am reading up on LXC and related Docker . I have a few basic doubts . Is it possible to install a higher kernel version into a VM Does the same apply to LXC's ? I know I need to know what are ...
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Mounting an iPod Touch 4th Gen in Linux

So bastically long story short I edited the Springboard boot to include a 5 second sleep to try and balance the load time and got it stuck in an infinite boot and what I need is a way to mount the ...
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Sharing connection between Linux Mint 17 and Porteus RC 3.0

How can I connect to Porteus RC 3.0 VM guest via Mint 17 Quiana 64 bit as host? I am trying to share folders between VM and host, but I am always getting modprobe vbox error. This is why I am trying ...
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Recovery: what to do when MBR is deleted (Mac)

A bit of background I have an old Macbook (early 2006, Core Duo) that was is in a pretty severe condition, since one of the two memory slots behaves abnormally when I lift the laptop just slightly ...
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Need to source bash_profile each time

I have get a server space that runs linux. A user is created for me. I have a bash_profile in my home directory and I set environment variables for JAVA_HOME and JAVA. When I access server through ...