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Check how my process was killed

I'm currently running a simple Node.JS server with express.js on my RaspberryPi with Debian installed on it. Everything works fine, but every morning I wake up to see my server isn't running anymore ...
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Tmux - Detach client fails if using bash startup script

Typically, I use a bash script to create my tmux session (split panes, set PWD, call commands, etc.). This works great, except if I try to run tmux detach-client. It will fail to detach, instead just ...
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Switching workspaces in Xfce

I remote into Windows from Xfce on Debian Linux. One of my workspaces in Xfce hosts the Windows desktop. When using Linux, I use Ctrl+Alt+left/right arrow to switch workspaces in Xfce. However, when ...
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WIFI SD card for a Linux embedded device?

I'm researching the possibility of adding the capability of wireless file transferring, to an embedded device running Linux. It seems to be that a shortcut solution is to replace the SD card on the ...
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Linux rsync without recursive folders

I have a hierarchy of folders and want to rsync the file contents of one to another. So a simple rsync dirA to dirB However without the recursive element it does not include the files in the folder. ...
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tc traffic shaping for passing through traffic

I am working on tc traffic shaping, on my Gateway Linux Router, details are. eth0 =LAN eth1= ISP1 eth2= ISP3 eth3= ISP4 Proxy installed, and multi routing enabled to serve users on all ISPs ...
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How to connect Arch Linux Guest to Virtual Box Bridged Network (Wireless NIC)

I've tried to install Arch Linux as a VirtualBox VM a couple of days ago. Everything worked like a charm - if there hadn't been that issue that I can't connect to anything when I set the VM to use a ...
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Disable expired password change dialog in PAM

I try to find a way to switch off the password change dialog you get when you login with a expired password. """ WARNING: Your password has expired. You must change your password now and login again! ...
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linux + verify by ssh the remote machine configuration

what is best way to verify if the remote machine is cluster machine I just create the following ssh command to verify if the remote machine is VRTS cluster or Linux availability Red Hat cluster ...
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Get size of all files in directory modified within last year

I'm trying to evaluate storage usage on a linux server. Most of the bulk of storage is coming from the images. I'd like to see if I can get a sense of the size of files modified in the last year. and ...
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fstab drive auto-mounted to wrong (non-existent) dev

I ran into a curious problem today. ls /media/Personal would yield ls: reading directory .: Input/output error According to mount, that folder was mounted from /dev/sdb1 Yet according to blkid, I ...
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How to install XDM on Linux Ubuntu

I'm trying to install the latest version of xdm on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS from the official website http://xdman.sourceforge.net/ .. I managed to extract it, but i couldn't insall it! .. Any help? here's ...
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Customise Okular to add my own annotation “stamps”

There's an excellent post on customising Okular to modify highlight tool properties at Customise Okular to modify highlight tool properties It's helpful but it deals with modifying an existing tool ...
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Setting up file permissions for www-data in shared development environment

I asked a similar question before, but it was a bit wall-of-text-y. Being a tad more brief here My setup All of my client code is primarily going to be hosted on GitHub, with the ability to spin up ...
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Speedtest slow via SSH

I've got a small server at home (running Arch Linux) and I'm testing my internet speed. Using speedtest-cli directly from a terminal at the server I get DL speeds in the order of 30 Mbit/s and UL of ...
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Broadcom 802.11 cannot get into monitor mode with airmon-ng

I have a problem. I tried to go into a monitor mode with airmon-ng but it gives me this error: What can I do?
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wifi driver fails to load firmware on kernel 4.6.0-rc2

Distro - Ubuntu-14.04. For development purposes I built and installed 4.6.0-rc2 kernel. All works well except wifi: % dmesg ... [ 9.092503] Intel(R) Wireless WiFi driver for Linux [ 9.092506] ...
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Unable to set gopath

I have got go lang installed version 1.6.1/i386. Using UBUNTU 16.04. Whenever am trying to download gomobile tool using go get golang.org/x/mobile/cmd/gomobile it gives an error saying cannot ...
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Slow VNC. Where's the bottleneck?

I have two computers in a LAN, one for leisure and one for hobby. The latter I connect to via Remmina VNC. This is what the desktop of the hobby computer looks like. The speed of my mouse cursor ...
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FFMPEG stop working with no error

I am using FFMPEG to create a video using pictures as input. I never had a problem with it, but now for some jobs I can't get correct outputs, some of them are broken. Using FFPROBE to check the ...
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how to add an arch linux entry to efi grub

I have recently installed arch on a disk with windows 7 and Ubuntu on it already. Both the Ubuntu and arch installs are encrypted and I have installed grub to EFI. I can boot arch from BIOS (which ...
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Tar & save the output of a command

I want to tar the output of a command, say cat hello.world, to a compressed tar file. I don’t want to save a temporary file and later tar it manually. How can I do this?
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Ubuntu as a IPv6 router not taking default route from upstream RA

I've got an Ubuntu 14.04 box that acts as my home router. I've got an IPv6 /64 delegated by my ISP, and I'm using RA and the WIDE DHCPv6 client to configure IPv6. Everything works well, except no ...
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Gnome install on gentoo: “gnome-session not found”

I am trying to install gentoo on an old desktop I have. I have not used gentoo before, and have run into some problems getting gnome to work Following the gnome install guide on the wiki ...
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Problems with rsync and ssh-key

I created a ssh-key to log into my CentOS VPS, altered the default port to 2020 and disabled password connection, so I can only log in this VPS using the key (that need a password to be unlocked). My ...
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Ubuntu/Linux modifying ip->ttl value on the kernel

I am trying to change the ip->ttl value for certain packets. First of all, I tried to change the ip->ttl value in the ip_output.c in the kernel. What I did is changing the following command: ...
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X11 download on BusyBox

I recently accessed BusyBox server (STMicroelectronics Base Distribution). My objectives are installing X11 server and switching runlevel to GUI mode. However i don't have anything to do so, ...
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Laptop stuck at “error: unknown file system. Entering rescue mode… grub rescue>”

I have a Lenovo Y510p laptop, 64 bit processor with Windows 8.1. I dual booted it with Linux Mint which worked fine but I decided that for my Python needs the Ubuntu Xenial Xeros distribution would be ...
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TinyCore no space left on device error

I'm trying to un-gzip an archive (which is supposed to be 500MB once extracted according to WinRar) on a TinyCore linux VM. But I get a "no space left on device error". Here are some commands I typed ...
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How to find my drives on Xubuntu 10 live mode

I loaded Xubuntu 10 from USB because I want to repair my boot.ini file(Windows XP). But I can't see my Hard drive in the file manager.
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IPv6 tunnel interface

I don't know its valid question or not.My question is i have eth0 interface with public IPv4 address and i already created 6to4 tunnel for ipv6.So my question is when i am trying to access a ipv6 host ...
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How to run a sequence of bash scripts one at a time in Linux?

I have several bash scripts, or rather one script that has to be run multiple times. This script accepts several command line arguments and does something with them. I need to run this script ...
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How do I add an index page to the GitLab bundled NGINX?

I've recently installed GitLab, and I'm using the bundled NGINX with it. I've been able to successfully set it up, and put it on mydomain.com/lab Great! Only problem is that when you go to ...
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What is the difference between DESKTOP_SESSION, XDG_SESSION_DESKTOP, and XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP?

I want to detect which desktop manager I am running, and I found out that there are three environment variables, DESKTOP_SESSION , XDG_SESSION_DESKTOP , and XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP which could help me do ...
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linux - destroying everything with one command [duplicate]

chmod -R 700 /* results: cant log in with root cant log in with plesk cant do anything ssh error: ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer but i am still in SSH root and can ...
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How can I install Windows and keep my current files?

How can I install Windows and keep my current files? I want to install Windows without deleting my current filesystem/home. Currently I have 4 partitions, should I delete 3 and keep the ...
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Python application called under apache server is not the same as one run from command line

So I'm running dokuwiki under Apache on RHEL6 and working on a plugin that calls proc_open in a php script. My problem is that I'm trying to call an application that has been installed locally for ...
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In bash, how to combine the output of two commands and append them on the SAME line of a file?

For example I have two commands here: { command1 & command2; } >> file1 For example the output of command1 is 400, and the output of command2 is 4. So this is what I get: 400 4 I want ...
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How can I remove the dependency of having a `vimfiles` folder in windows?

On linux I can put my colors/syntax/bundle folder right into .vim which doesnt seem to work on windows, it forces me to put them into a subdirectory called vimfiles. Ill try to visualize what I want ...
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bash: illegal character in an environment variable

According to man bash, bash identifiers may consist: "only of alphanumeric characters and underscores", however, bash seems to have been tolerant to this up until shellshock patch. Actually, it still ...
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Python logging output limited to ~65 lines

I am working on a simple python script on CentOS 7. There is an error, but I am trying to figure it out using the log. I have a logging class that has the following logging levels: Error Warn Degub ...
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Can you create a virtual filesystem on available space of existing filesystems?

I currently have 4 ext4 disks in my PC. Together they have about 4TB of space available. I want to store a 3 TB image just for a day. Is it possible to create a temporary virtual fs across the ...
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Installing Windows from Linux while keeping Linux filesystem

How would I go about installing Windows from Manjaro(Arch) Linux, while keeping my etx4 filesystem? Should I remove 95% of the free space, then use that for my new partitions? If I were to delete my ...
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Anaconda install core dumps when trying to unzip

I download this file: wget http://repo.continuum.io/archive/Anaconda2-4.0.0-Linux-x86_64.sh And run it per the instructions: bash Anaconda2-4.0.0-Linux-x86_64.sh And it core dumps trying to ...
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Software package fails installing because of permissions

I'm busy installing WS02 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server edition, right now I am facing some problems regarding permissions I guess below is my terminal log. I checked the directory with $JAVA_HOME and ...
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How to generate soft lockup in Linux Kernel and how to verify?

I was testing soft lockup recovery procedure of Linux Kernel. I set /proc/sys/kernel/softlockup_panic to 1. And I created a Kernel module as described in the link below. ...
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On Debian jessie, can I specify which dhcp client is used for a particular interface?

I use the /etc/network/interfaces file on Debian to configure my network interfaces with DHCP. The relevant section looks like this: allow-hotplug eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp allow-hotplug eth1 iface ...
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Disabling Wifi When Tethered

I'm on a Linux Mint laptop that has a rather weak wifi. If I have it next to my netbook, I connect the two via a USB2USB cable and have my Internet connection routed through the netbook (automatically ...
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What happen if I ping multicast IP?

I am learning the ping command and its options. In that I had one problem. The problem is I don't know how the ping multicast address loop-back works. Because I does not have the multicast address. ...
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How should I format backup media for space efficiency? [closed]

In my working environment based on Linux, we use some 2-8TB disks for backup storage. Most files are around 50-500MB. Each file is written once, and rarely read. The writing is not frequent. In this ...