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Network disconnects after some time

Networking on my Xubuntu machine disconnects after some time while browsing the web. If I manually disconnect and reconnect, it works again. Here is the output of ifconfig -a: eth0 Link ...
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Run two X sessions

I would like to run XBMC on one session and the Ubuntu Desktop on another. Basically the computer is connected to my TV through HDMI. XBMC should show up on that. Now, The final setup should be XBMC ...
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Find the reason why mysql root password is reset at ever system boot

Every time when I restart the server, booting the system I have to the following error: database error: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2) I can ...
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Which graphic card for multiple monitors on linux without xinerama?

I have a 3 24" monitors, setup with 2 in portrait mode and 1 horizontal ( |-| ) connected to 2 NVIDIA Quadro FX 580 and I'm running Mint 17 Qiana 64 bit (Cinnamon 2.2.13). The configuration works ...
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How can I modify the default bootloader for XCP guests?

I want to automatically set the hostnames of my XCP-created centos VMs during build. The xe-edit-bootloader only works when I specify an already-existing VM. But I want to set my VMs as DHCP - so I ...
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multiuser centOS server with restricted access

I need to configure centOS server for multiple users. Every user must be restricted to homedir, have ssh access and be able to copy/move files. So i found a multiple solutions for this task: chroot ...
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Linux Mint Mate 16 cannot automatically connect to home Wi-fi

I have Linux Mint 16 32-bit installed with Mate desktop environment on LG-R590 notebook. The problem is although a lot of SSIDs are displayed when the network icon on the bottom right is clicked, the ...
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Cannot boot windows 7 after installing Fedora

I had an openSUSE + Win7 dual boot set up, which worked as supposed to. Then I installed Fedora 20 on the openSUSE drive. Now I can no longer boot Windows, when I choose Windows 7 from the grub menu ...
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Bootable linux from vdi

How can one convert a "bootable linux on vdi (virtual box disk image)" to a "bootable linux usb device" (Note - the vdi is a dynamic image)
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Script to automount a pendrive in linux

I want my pendrive to automatically mount in my linux server system. I have Scientific Linux 6.4(32 bit) without gui. I want to write a script to do this. Usually the drive is at /dev/sdb1 but it ...
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How do you auto mount hot swappable sata drives based on what sata port it is attached to?

I'm looking to auto mount hot swappable sata hdd's. There are multiple drives so identifying them via their UUID's is out of the question. I've searched but can't find a suitable option. The ...
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VMWare Player windows 7 screensaver issue

In the research department we run machines with CentOS 6 with VMWare player 5 on top with a Windows 7 virtual. Because of security settings, we set out linux and windows desktops to lock the screen ...
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CGroup Processes Not Terminated even when main process has been killed through Systemctl stop command

I am running systemctl stop process command for some process. Please find the output for systemctl status process below: Loaded: loaded Active: deactivating (stop-sigterm) CGroup: ...
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How do I get my Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 7260 WIFI Card to Work with Linux?

I’m quite new to Linux, and am not sure how to go about getting this to work. I’m not sure how to get my Toshiba Satellite E55-A5114’s WIFI Card to Work (Computer info). While in Windows 8.1, I was ...
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OpenWRT wget in background

I start first script /etc/rc.local : sh /root/script1.sh & In file /root/script1.sh I connect by wget to server (while for tries) And after it I run : # say hello tries=1 while [ 1 ]; do ...
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If sort created temporary files, does it mean it's out of RAM memory?

I was sorting a large file (101MB - about 700MB after unzipping) using sort command on server that has 48GB of memory. It was the only heavy job it was doing at that time. However I noticed that sort ...
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Restoring lost partion table on dualboot system (windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.04)

I have a 64 bit system with 750gb hard disk with 2 partition in windows 8 and one root and home partition in Ubuntu 13.04. I installed Linux mint 17 by choosing option Erase Ubuntu 13.04 and ...
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cron job monitoring script

greeting of the day!!! please help me a situation, i am trying to develop a script which provides me details which my cron job is commented or stopped which job is running or scheduled. like we ...
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Execute programs remotely from ssh

I need to start teamviewer Server on a remote machine, problem is, when i do this from ssh no matter what user i'm on, even after sudo su on root@machine. Seems like isn't possible to execute it, ...
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How to configure video chat on pidgin with XMPP non local networks

I want to use pidgin for video chat on Linux with XMPP. Inside local network it appers to be working, but not if leaving the local network. During googling I've found an howto which is adding some ...
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Tape backup with compression

I would like to backup a NAS to a series of LT02 tapes, (200 gigs uncompressed, 400gigs compressed.) There are about 700 gigs of data to back up. I initially tried cpio, first trying to set hardware ...
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Run shell script/start Junit test in android without PC/ from SD card

I have a Robotium Test case, which is an instrumental Junit test case, and I can run it from the command line from my pc using the following shell script : adb shell am instrument -w ...
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Add read permissions to user folder in Windows when opened with Linux

I have laptop and 2 harddrives (Windows and Linux) When I on Linux I often need some files from Windows. If I connect Windows HDD with USB connector then I can see all files and I can read some ...
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Why using 'screen -r' on remote host changed my terminal background color?

I have a custom vim color scheme on the remote host. Today I found after I using ssh to connect to the remote host and resume my screen process with 'screen -r', everything I wrote in the vim editer ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu has a org.freedesktop.NetworkManager busname

[EDIT] Because there has been some views but no answers so far, I would like to ask why there aren't any answers or even comments. Is my question to specific or to generic? Is it bad worded or is the ...
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Ubuntu black screen before installation

I was trying to install Ubuntu 14.10 from DVD on my machine where before i always had windows. CPU AMD Vision quad Core 16 gb ram AMD 7000 Series Graphic chipset Created partition and set up boot ...
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ALSA from output to input

I need to translate sound from my VLC player right into my microphone input. Maybe I should create some virtual device and.. I don't know what to do.. and my english is not good so it's a real problem ...
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Computer shutdown when holding keys for too long

I'm using a Manjaro Linux with an XMonad desktop. I'm still not able to reproduce the exact conditions of the bug but very ofter when holding a key for very long, the keyboard will freeze (just that, ...
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Disk partitions are not appearing separately when installing Ubuntu along with Windows 8.1

I have installed windows 8.1 and now I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 along with it and want dual boot OS. I have 250 GB HD and they partitioned in four drives in windows and in which one is 20 GB ...
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How to solve kernel panic issue

I have a Debian OS upgraded from to 2.6 to 3.4 in my PC. All of a sudden some basic commands like ls and sudo were not working (by mistake I deleted some files in the root folder). I was getting a ...
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Gitolite Setup fails

I am getting the below error when I am trying to setup the gitolite. FATAL: errors found but logfile could not be created FATAL: /home/git/.gitolite/logs/gitolite-2014-06.log: No such file or ...
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Cisco Webex Slackware Linux

I have installed latest openjdk-7, icedtea-web-1.5, firefox-30.0 on my Slackware. When I start test meeting everything OK but menu, chat window and participants window are not visible but clickable. ...
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What HID/Module does Air mouse use in Linux?

I was thinking about developing a module for running a Air Mouse. I am not sure as what module s used to carry out the operation done by air mouse. Is it under HID? (I am talking about a wireless Air ...
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sendmail for local network / home networking

All the sendmail configuration I found so far are either allow connections from local host (127.0.0.1) or anywhere (0.0.0.0). How to configure sendmail to allow connections from local network ...
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Run chromium from XBMC on RaspaberryPI

I've tryed several scripts but I was unable to archive what I want I have an Raspaberry PI running PiPplware 2.0 witch contains XBMC, XFCE4, OpenBox and The command line, all this before it starts. So ...
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How to always let rsync continue when (permission denied) error occurs

The following error happened with a rsync task. rsync: send_files failed to open "/home/user/scripts/@eaDir/script.js@SynoEAStream": Permission denied (13) rsync error: some files/attrs were not ...
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Windows resolution only up to 1024x768 after installing OpenSuse

I installed OpenSuse 13.1 in a 5yo laptop I had around with Windows 7. It was working fine with 1280x900. OpenSuse cannot go further than 1024x768, but what is really surprising, is that Windows 7 ...
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Android on FPGA

I would like to know is it possible to put android on FPGA specifically Digilent Atlys board which I have ? What would be a better way to learn on installing Android on custom hardware ? I have ...
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Windows Server RAID 1 Rebuild

I had software RAID 1 and both the drives in the server are faulty.The server was booted from secondary plex. So I removed the mirror of one faulty drive and asked the data center for a drive ...
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Linux boot CD with a RAM wipe program on laptop with no hard drive

I'm looking to run a very basic Linux installation (from CD) in RAM on a laptop with no hard drive installed. The purpose of the laptop is to verify the contents of a router as it's recovered from ...
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FFmpeg unable to find a suitable output format when run from script

I'm trying to write bash script, which I can use to start encode of my video for web player, and also log to file when it started / finished. It looks like this: #!/bin/bash ...
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Mounted NTFS on Debian server - access denied in Document and Settings

I am trying to make backup of Windows server 2008 R2 with a script on Debian station. I mounted system disk of the windows server with this command: sudo mount -t cifs -o ...
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Mint 17: Kaffeine Time-Shift

I switched from Windows 7 to Linux Mint 17. Under Windows 7 I used ProgDvb to watch TV and now I use Kaffeine. What I miss is a similar time-shift function that is why I this three questions: Can ...
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Very strange behavior when I try to connect using SSH. Why it works only if I copy and paste the IP address?

I am experiencing a very strange behavior. The situation is the following one: I connect to my RaspBerry Pi from my Ubuntu Linux 12.04 using SSH So I do the following operation: I go into my router ...
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Can I use Docker's own Union FS to share filesystems across containers?

I'm having a lot of fun with Docker, but one thing I haven't found a way to do is to share volumes between containers that use Docker's own, existing unionfs to create layers of filesystems (that ...
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Gamepad in GNU/Linux, continuous button press

I have two Playstation 3 gamepads connected to my Slackware based system. Everything works as it should, I have two devices as /dev/input/js*, which I can cat and see data coming from. I can also play ...
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rm command fails on files with 777 permissions

I am trying to delete the file old.txt, which is located at: /disks/tests/backend/version/old.txt /disks/tests is a mounted disk /disks/tests/backend is owned by another user (same group as me) ...
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Options to drag and drop with synergy KVM switch?

I am effectively using Synergy between Windows/Linux/Android However, I am trying to find a way to drag and drop. I know I can "just network a drive, and modify a [send to], but honestly, when it ...
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Toold for vector-to-vector conversions (SVG/PDF to EMF/EPS)

I used the convert of IM to translate svg to eps. But apparently ImageMagick rasterized it. Is there a mode to do vector-to-vector conversion? Inkscape does not reproduce transparent areas and ...
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Trying to find dbus session, doesent work

Trying to use notify-send with cron, it needs dbus, what im i doing wrong? var= $(set | grep '^DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS=') export DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS=$var #!/bin/sh { ...