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SWF file from website crashes computer on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS but not Win 8

If I visit the website (with Firefox 26.0 or Chrome) http://betway.com/sports-betting then on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS (on a brand new Lenovo S540, Haswell i7, 8Gb RAM, 10gb linux swap-drive), and use ...
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hostapd pptp sharing on archlinux

I have a problem. I'm trying to share internet over wifi, but i cannot create bridge interface between ppp0 and wlp8s0. I've tried using NAT, but I cannot configure iptables. Help me please. P.S. I'm ...
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CentOS - Broadcom BCM4321 wireless NIC - Cannot authenticate to WPA-PSK secured WLAN

I recently pulled an old (around 7 years old) laptop out of storage with the idea of setting it up as a lightweight home server. I decided to run a minimal headless install of CentOS 6.5 on it, since ...
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Can WICD be used to connect to a mobile broadband connection?

As the title say, can WICD be used with a mobile broadband device like a smartphone to connect to the internet? I'm unable to find how to do it. Please note that I'm aware that Network Manager can ...
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Ubuntu on shared partition - boot failure

The computer I’m working on has two OSs, namely Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04. I am under the impression that Ubuntu has been installed from within Windows, although I am unsure about the relation ...
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GPS Error gpsctl:ERROR: packet recognition timed out”

I have been playing around with the GPS in linux for a while now, I wanted to output some specific data from the cgps -s command instead of everything. SO I asked this question and got the answer how ...
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Fedora 20 post installation issues (languages, system icons)

I installed Fedora 20 with Gnome 3.10 a few days ago (i'm using my Fedora 18 home directory which contains also my FC18 setttings) on my Dell Latitude E5410. It seems to work well (i feel it is a bit ...
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Editing httpd.conf file of Apache for [IP]/~[username]

I was, for a while, running a VPS and used DirectAdmin in order to get several different website trees going, each in the public_html directory of several different users on the server. Each was ...
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Portable X11 for Linux(Debian Wheezy)

I need a portable X11 server. That is - everything to be in one directory - configs, shared libs, binaries, etc. How should I go about achieving this? The idea is to put X11 in my initrd. I am using ...
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Add centos6 to grub menu list from separate HDD

I have installed Centos6 on a separate hard drive from my ubuntu 13.04 installation. On /dev/sda I have ubuntu and windows dual booting, and that works fine /dev/sdb is my centos installation, and ...
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How to create a startup script in Ubuntu 13.10 (OpenVZ)

I wish to create a start-up script in ubuntu 13.10 VPS (powered by OpenVZ) that runs the following commands: service networking restart service ssh restart I need it to be run before ...
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Convert or add a localy installed linux distro to PXE-boot server

I have a Linux distro installed (debian) and configured in a VM. I'm looking for a way to add it to my PXE-server so that clients can boot to it (live session) Very confused at the moment, should i ...
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What are the default values for ssh's ClientAliveInterval and ClientAliveCountMax on debian?

I frequently the ssh connection to my webhost's server stalled. I usually kill those hanging ssh sessions which results in too many open ssh sessions on the server so the server denies my connection ...
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Is it possible to uninstall and remove jetty in ubuntu?

Is it possible to remove and uninstall Jetty in ubuntu? I tried, as root, apt-get --purge remove jetty I got errors including this, E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1). And ...
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After mounting tmpfs to /home/my file manager pcmanfm eat 100%CPU

I add to /etc/fstab tmpfs /home/user/.cache tmpfs noatime,nodiratime,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=100,mode=0700,size=600M 0 0 After mount , my file manager pcmanfs eat 100%CPU all time. How to solve ...
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How can I determine what process controls the master side of a pty?

The other day I couldn't figure out where the stderr of my gnome-shell process was going to, on a Linux desktop system. lsof showed me file descriptors 1 and 2 pointing to /dev/pts/21. Eventually ...
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I2C device driver error [TCA6408 I/O expander]

I want to connect TCA6408 IO Expander and get key input to my embedded system. I am trying with SABRELite (iMX6Q) Boad and my development environment is LTIB (L3.0.35_4.1.0_130816_source.tar.gz) I ...
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“chown” for “make install” command?

On my Linux server, I accidentally executed sudo make install for an application install. I intended to execute make install without sudo privilege. How do I change the ownership of all installed ...
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Win7 / Linux Dual Boot: Add Win8

Right now I have Win7 and Mint 15 xfce installed on a SSD. The SSD is set up as the first boot device in the BIOS and has GRUB on it. So far this works fine, but now I want to add Win8 to the picture. ...
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Bugzilla mail template not supported in outlook

I have installed bugzilla 4.2 version in linux centos 6.4. Everything working fine except mail format. It is not supporting in outlook. whenever we raising the bug from bugzilla mail delivered in ...
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Sync playlists from Linux to Android

I'm currently using OS X Mavericks on my Macbook Pro, but since it's an older model, I've been experiencing some slowdown since I upgraded. After doing much research, I'm going to replace my current ...
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Is there a way to set up a key combination to spawn a new urxvt window?

I'm running urxvt and would like to create a new urxvt window without having to run the command explicitly or use an external launcher. Is there a way to set something up for this to work as, for ...
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Injection Keystrokes in a /dev/tty

I have a project where I need to simulate Keystrokes in a /dev/tty. Most stuff is working using the TIOCSTI ioctl, even some special keys can be simulated using escape sequences. Now im at a point ...
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bombono-dvd renders menus indefinitely

I'm trying to use bombono dvd authoring tool to create some DVDs. Unfortunately when I try to generate an image bombono gets to a point where it says 'rendering menu #3' and hangs there indefinitely. ...
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backtrack 5 rc3 wireless not detected, even after compat drivers installed

Stock Drivers so after running ifconfig: lo no wireless extentions eth0 no wireless extentions running airmon-ng returns the headings only, no adapters are show (I am typing this from ...
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How do I boot my existing set up from SSD

Ive recently taken the plunge in to Linux (Ubuntu) at home - replacing my iMac. With iptables, sshd and a site set up - I'm having lots of fun! Next step - I want to get the os running from ssd. Why? ...
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unable to see windows partition from diskpart

I installed Opensuse 12.2 some months ago in a computer where there was Windows 8 but something went wrong and the windows EFI data in the windows partition disappeared. Now I'm trying to recover ...
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lsblk detects no longer existing partitions on Windows Dynamic Disk

A while ago, I made my hard drive a Windows Dynamic Disk. Now I use Ubuntu and I am able to access it using ldmtool without any problems, however, Ubuntu also detects partitions which existed before ...
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why the device file can not be found in init process after kernel booted?

I want to execute a script in init process, and I want it auto restart whenever it is terminated. I put this line in /etc/inittab ::respawn:/root/test.sh and the test.sh contains this line (I ...
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SolusVM Ubuntu 13.10 OpenVZ networking issue/bug

I currently have a server running SolusVM and using OpenVZ virtualization. I downloaded the new Ubuntu 13.10 from their official repo http://openvz.org/Download/template/precreated and installed it on ...
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Cannot find /boot partition in Odroid E

i have a ODROID E , which boots from SDHC (2GB SD card). by cat /proc/block i get 4 partitions namely mmcblk0p1 mounted as /mnt/sdcard by vold mmcblk0p2 mounted as /data mmcblk0p3 mounted as ...
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How to change the keyboard settings in Virtual machine(Linux)?

I am using Labcar VMware player and installed linux operating system in it. My keypad of my laptop is not working as before in my virtual environment. Could anyone help me to fix this ??
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Gameserver Hosting - Handling users and server processes including steamcmd

This question is basically about how to design a secure infrastructure for gameserver hosting. I have following theory: A single user called updater has the steamcmd in it's home directory ...
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How to define classes in .Xresources

I'm trying to separate two instances of urxvt using .Xresources file. According to https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/x_resources#Xresources_syntax , the entries in the file should look like: ...
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Script bash start new process

Every time I run a bash script or a binary, it creates a new process and a messy display, the output text comes only when the process is done. I don't understand why it behaves this way, I would like ...
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Realtime and CPU-Inexpensive video overlay - How?

Alright, so here's the jig: I'm currently planning to build a very simple PVR system, which would essentially JUST record video, and then allow playback at a later date. I want to make this ...
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Convert disk with FreeBSD disklabel to MBR or GPT?

I've got a disk that was once partitioned using only a FreeBSD disklabel. The MBR is all 0. The BSD partitions (as dumped by gdisk under Linux) are: BSD partitions: 1 16 ...
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LMDE .profile: {truecrypt /media/SDHC/user.tc /home/user} causes login window to appear twice

The goal is to make a portable profile in a truecrypt container, but I imagine it requires modifying every system I use with the container to work like this. The issue at hand is what I'm not ...
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Windows NFS client attempting mount parent directory

I'm using Windows 7 Explorers map network drive interface to mount a CentOS 6.5 NFS directory. I'm mounting //server/home/name/folder and the NFS export is /home/name/folder. This is the only NFS ...
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Apple i-things under Linux

Does anybody know a way to use Apple iphones (mine is a 3GS, but this same issue extends to many iphones, ipods and ipads at least) under Linux without making use of virtual machines or wine+itunes ...
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HTTPS POST much slower on VM than on its host

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) host running VMWare Player 6.0.1, hosting a Linux Mint 13 (KDE, 32 bit) guest. Using a Perl script to perform a HTTPS POST operation from the Windows box I get a ...
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where does openshift log when “unable to create gear on node”?

I'm trying to create a new application and I get an error when using the command line (rhc app create -a firstphp -t php-5.3) and when using the console through the browser. I didn't find any useful ...
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[ActiveMQ]How to setup fault-tolerant consumer node?

I have a consumer node that consumes messages from a ActiveMQ topic server, and I want to add a backup consumer node in case the primary consumer node is down. But how to setup these two consumer ...
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phantomjs shell_exec from PHP doesn't work, terminal works fine

I can run the phantomjs command just fine from terminal, but from shell_exec, it only partially works. It's running phantomjs and the .js file, but it's returning page rendered without actually ...
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Debian PHP 500 error

When I try to execute a php script (let's say /var/www/test/hello.php), I get an error in /var/log/apache2/error.log saying: "/var/www/test" is writeable by others Changing the permission on ...
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Improve Connections Speed with CNTLM and TMG

I have installed in my computer (Ubuntu Linux) a local proxy using CNTLM. This because TMG does not supports the authentication with Linux, so basically the environment I have is this: Ubuntu ---> ...
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Can't install NVIDIA graphics driver for Optimus/Bumblebee configuration

I have followed the following steps to get Optimus/Bumblebee configuration running on Fedora 20 (fresh basic installation) on my brand new laptop (based on msi barebone MS-16GC). I have listed all ...
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PPTP VPN freezes

My pptp VPN freezes every couple of hours. The connection itself is not aborted, but I can't use the internet. I can still see RX packets goes up, but not the TX packets ppp0 Link ...
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Installing Upstart on Centos 5.10 Final… pkg-config dependency issue

I am trying to install upstart version 1.11 from source on a Centos 5.10 Final box. BTW i don't have option or privileges to upgrade this. I am at this point where it is complaining about the ...
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USB Headset disables my mouse on Linux

I have a strange issue: I cannot use my mouse and my headset at once. Linux sheep 3.12.3-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed Dec 4 21:45:42 CET 2013 x86_64 GNU/Linux 1.) I plug in my Logitech Mouseman ...