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Identify last linux shutdown time

We have a server running RHEL 5. Sometimes the power cuts and the server is down (the UPS handles only 30 min). I want to be able to to identify the time of the shutdown, in an other term the last ...
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Why keys like Esc, Ctrl, Shift and Alt does not work in SSH session from my Windows PC?

I am working on Windows PC. If I open a terminal (with putty or ssh) to a linux (CentOS) maschine, I can't get keys like Esc, Ctrl, Shift and Alt to work. I need them for Midnight Commander (currently ...
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let virtualbox guest user access VBoxControl

I want to write a script to startup a virtualbox vm and execute some commands once the openbox session has begun. I read that I can do this using the guestproperty method in VBoxManage, provided I ...
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Linux Server Virtual Networking

I have a Linux (CentOS 6) database test server which is often inaccessible so therefore a terrible way to test. I was wondering if anyone has any recommendations for remote access to the server ...
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Change linux service to start in namespace on boot instead of just starting normal

Is it possible to tell an application to start in a Network Namespace on boot, instead of just starting normal? I'm running transmission-daemon on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It boots at startup, which is ...
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Disable transmission-daemon on boot in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I realize that there are multiple posts regarding this. But most of them have to do with editing the program, which some people say is not a good idea. Then others talk about upstart, which is great, ...
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Fedora Remove All Packages but Base Install

I have bloated my system with unnecessary packages and want to "start from zero". Rather than reinstalling I would prefer to do it from the OS and do it live. How do I remove all packages not in base ...
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How to run /etc/init.d/functions without rebooting?

I added a line to /etc/init.d/functions and I want everything in /etc/init.d/functions to be run without me rebooting. Is there a way for me to do this?
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Apache Spark building on Amazon EC2

I am currently building Apache Spark on Amazon EC2 linux VMs, following the instruction from spark.apache.org/docs/latest/building-spark.html. The tools I am using for the building: apache-maven: ...
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How do I undo an apache2 ubuntu HTTP HTTPS redirect?

I've got an apache2 instance running, with HTTPS redirect running: <IfModule mod_ssl.c> <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin support@myco.com DocumentRoot "/var/www" ServerName ...
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Using anacron in cronie on Gentoo - Doesn't run?

This is the system crontab on a Gentoo system with cronie installed, with the anacron use flag enabled: 59 * * * * root [ ! -x /etc/cron.hourly/0anacron ] && rm -f ...
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Determine what Apache uses for APACHE_LOG_DIRECTORY at runtime?

I'm troubleshooting a SSL/TLS issue for Apache2 on Ubuntu Linux. The Apache configuration file is /etc/apache2/apache2.conf. The file states it uses ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/error.log to log errors. ...
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Ubuntu/Linux Equivalent of Checking for Warnings in Device Manager in Windows

Is there an equivalent program available on Linux/Ubuntu systems that does the same functions as checking for device warnings in the Windows' Device Manager?
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Running executable from Crontab

I have a file called Exim_queue_size in the root directory. It contains one line: exim -bpc | mail -s'Exim_queue_size' bert@example.com It has had its permissions set with chmod +x , and is thus ...
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windows 7 boot screen logo issue

I have a problem with my Lenovo b50-70, I installed Ubuntu and Windows 7 in two different disk partitions, but when I choose Windows in the grub I see that instead of windows boot logo: So, I ...
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How to edit one file, but have it update in two places?

What I'm trying to do is make my computer automatically update my backup files when I edit my local files. For example. I have a directory of websites I work on. Each site is its own directory. I ...
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Too many open ports in Debian 8

The IT department has given me 3 virtual servers with Debian 8 for my area, which I will manage (but they have some monitoring tools). Starting Nmap 6.40 ( http://nmap.org ) at 2015-05-11 13:33 ART ...
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Git installation hell on Linux

I have a bitnami - redmine virtual machine with Redmine 3.0.1. This came with Git pre-installed, version 1.9.5. I am now trying to update it, but I have some big difficulties. apt-get installs git ...
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How to search for a file in war,ear and jar files recursively in Linux

I need to search for a file (logo.png), in a folder that contains war, ear, and jar archive files. Can anyone help me with the command?
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How to upgrade xrandr in ubuntu 14.04?

While trying to change resolution in VNC using: xrandr --fb 1440x900 I get the following error: xrandr: Server RandR version before 1.2 trying to "apt-get" it, the result suggests to install ...
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SSH login too slow in Centos 6.6

SSH login take too much time in my CentOS machine, and also a ftp server is running on it. Please help me to speedup the login time for both root and ftp user. I tried some tricks but no ...
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How to install telnet in RHEL 6

I install otrs and configuring exteand rnal email with Gmail, when I connect with IMAP or IMAPS of gmail and Host name is imap.gmail.com, its gives error Can't connect with imap.gmail.com, I Google ...
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Copy file to Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to get a single file to play on my raspberry pi. I am attempting to tinker with High Level Assembly, and C, and have gotten them to compile properly. I'm just having trouble actually ...
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how to install mongodb on gentoo?

Im trying to install mongodb but as soon as i do emerge dev-db/mongodb i get [ebuild N ] dev-libs/snowball-stemmer-0.20140325::gentoo USE="- static-libs" 127 KiB [ebuild N ] ...
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How can I allow Windows RDP ports with socat?

192.168.0.21 is a Windows 8.1 PC running RDP. Using Linux I am running socat as below, but cannot connect on port 5900 to 3389. How do I make TCP and UDP traffic on 5900 go to 3389? socat ...
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Starting a Virtual Machine in VirtualBox on Fedora Workstation 21 Fails

I would like to install the Windows 10 Tech Preview in a Virtual Machine on a computer using Fedora Workstation 21 64 bit as the host operating system. I have installed VirtualBox and created a new ...
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Folder Permissions

I would like to apply some permissions to websites I have hosted on a Ubuntu machine What I will be doing is create a user for each project we have, and I would like each one of them users to not ...
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On ssh connection console is looking different with different users. Why?

There are two users on my remote machine. One is olduser, another one is newuser. Olduser ssh console is working and looking differently than newuser connection. There are two folders for each user in ...
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When in ~ directory, why doesn't ls show /usr/ directory?

I can cd /usr/, but why doesn't ls -a or ls -d or ls -d */ show me that the usr directory is there? I have already seen this question, but ls -d */ yields ls: cannot access */: No such file or ...
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What are the drawbacks of using linux on a usb flash with persistence? [closed]

I've been interested in installing a linux distro on a 64gb flash and using it as a portable os. I've heard many of the pros, such as the obvious portability, but haven't really heard about the cons. ...
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Can't upload files to Owncloud after changing storage directory

I am using Owncloud via the Bitnami VM and only had about 17 GB of space. I created a 150 GB (dynamic sized for expanding later) .vdi and connected it to the VM. I then followed all the procedures for ...
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How do I properly individualize a Linux distro clone

I'd like to rsync my laptop's (=workstation's) root partition (assume Ubuntu for the sake of this question) to a couple of places. Assuming that the clones will meet in the same LAN and that the root ...
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How to locate linux desktop menu shortcuts from command line?

I would like to run one of the shortcuts from command line (when I connect remotely, I don't need the entire desktop, I just want to use a specific app). I can access this shortcut when I run gnome or ...
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Hiding internal work outputs by shell script

I make a shell script that can update a tools. I want that when i run the root@host:# sh script.sh then the output will be Its installing Its done But now my script look like root@host:# sh ...
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How to make a java jar file to be a single file executable?

I have a jar file with a main class in it. The main class is already configured in the manifest file, meaning the jar can be executed in the following way: java -jar Main.jar I'd like to make it ...
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VirtualBox Linux - Hard drive not showing correct amount of space

I recently changed the amount of space of the VDI using VBoxManage modifyhd from 8 GB to 20 GB. I've checked it and it says only 6.6 GB, and now I'm running out of space. It might have been like that ...
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Httpd conf settings for amazon EC2 Server

I am running a website on Amazon EC2. I know very little about sys admin. The server is an m3.large instance type with 7.5GB memory. My website is on LAMP platform. I've noticed that my website ...
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Can't see Linux fdisk created GPT disk partitions in Windows 7 (64-bit)

I just added 2 new disks (only for data, no OS booting) and had them set up equally with GPT and equal partitions, to use the partitions as RAID1 in Arch Linux, and the rest of the storage for ...
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Centos server network

I have an old computer running Centos. Im using it to host a TeamSpeak 3 server. The problem is that all internet access is blocked in my house as long as my server is connected to the internet. ...
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Operating System Agnostic Symlink/Alias/Shortcut

I have a folder that I sync with online services such as Dropbox, that I sync to other computers with different operating systems. Part of my file/folder organization in this folder uses ...
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VirtualBox - can't telnet to SMTPS service on guest machine

I have Debian7 running VirtualBox v4.1.18, with a guest VM running CentOS 7 which runs Dovecot. I'm able to telnet to 995 from localhost (i.e., from the VM to itself) and other guest machines, and I ...
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Permanent addition of IP address in route in Linux

How to permanently add route IP address in linux For static/temporary adding of IP address in route I am using route add -net "DESTINATION_IP" netmask gw
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Prevent fork bomb when using interactive commands (like script) in .bashrc

I've often wanted to log the output of Terminal. So I tried to set script to run at startup; in my .bashrc file I put: script ~/Logs/$(date "+%Y-%m-%d.%H-%M-%S") Because the commands in my .bashrc ...
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gparted live CD won't move/resize unmounted partition

GParted live will not allow me to resize/move partition /dev/sdb5: No other windows (such as error dialogs) appear. The partition is part of a RAID device, but I stopped all raid devices before ...
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ZFS for file sharing between Ubuntu and OSX with auto mount

I want to use a ZFS volume to share files between Ubuntu and OSX on a dualboot configuration. At this point everything is working nicely except for the fact that I have to: zpool export MyPool ...
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NBF image in VirtualBox

I have a .nbf disk image created by acer backup manager of a windows laptop. How can I boot this system from a linux host system with virtualbox?
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How to set automatic transmission password?

Hello Guys i need help about transmission password set automatically Example echo "root password" > settings.json not good for the shadow file Sorry for my bad english
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Route certain traffic through tun0 and some through eth0 based on destination IP

I have the following setup, a linux box with 2 physical interfaces sitting between my modem and my router, on eth0 it is set to DHCP and get an IP from the modem, I then run a DHCP server on eth1 so ...
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How to fix corrupted NTFS

I was trying to backup my linux box (ext4) into an external NTFS HDD using rsync I got some failure errors and then I deleted the backup on External HDD using "rm -r" & "rm -rf" which was not able ...
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Strange networking issue in Linux

My problem is hard to explain. I can’t open some sites. For example some sites provided by Google. I can open the Google search engine, however I can’t open YouTube, the download page for Chrome (the ...