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Which processes were running yesterday?

We have a production machine that keeps crashing on regular basis. Our staging environments run fine, but when the application is deployed to production, the production machine crashes after two or ...
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Aptana Studio and xampp on Fedora

I'm using Fedora and Aptana Studio 3. I can launch Aptana Studio and it works without problems. I can also type in localhost in the URL of my browser and it gives me the xampp-splash screen. Now I'm ...
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How to configure Chromium's Java plugin so it uses an existing JDK in the machine

This exact same question was asked here, but the OP was asking in regard to a Windows system. I am running Linux Mint 14 "Nadia" - KDE (64-bit). The answer @Kalyan Akella provided to that question ...
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Host Not reachble on a Network Interface

I have two network interfaces on my linux system. When I select eth0 as default gateway , everything works fine. I can connect to the system from other computers, but when I select eth1 as default ...
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downloading a large file stops all network activety from that disk

I have a server that freeqently downloads large files, the problem is every time it's downloading a file, it stops all network activety from that disk. in the output bellow you can see that network ...
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How can I connect to wpa wifi access point from a freashly loaded SystemRescueCd?

There are many wifi access points around me which passwords I know. I try to install gentoo linux from SystemRescueCd. It supports wpa. How I can scan for access points in the console? How I can ...
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Installing FlickrFaves on a opensuse - Linux box with YAST

I want to install FlickrFaves on a OpenSuse machine. I have running opensuse version 12.2. Well, FlickrFaves comes in the current version: 2.0.4 with some special JAR-File, But my local linux-geeks ...
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How to align Linux disk partitions without data loss?

As you know, 512B sectors is still used in file systems of most current Linux distributions while the hardware, i.e. physical disks are typically made with 4K sectors. The misalignment of logical file ...
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Can't connect to MySQL server on '127.0.0.1' (111) while installation of OpenStack

I am trying to install openstack on my local machine. I am following the documentation from devstack. The installation process breaks due to the following error:- ERROR 2003 (HY000): Can't connect to ...
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How to Export to RTF Without Messing Up Table Formatting?

I have to write several similar reports on LibreOffice Writer. The reports all follow the same template with very minor changes between them: I only change the date and a few simple fields. So, ...
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Limit Linux Debian user privilleges

Hi I need to create user on Linux Debian that can only access /usr/src/xxx catalog and use screen command to run server. Could you help me with it? I would be really thankful. Have a nice day!
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Glyph overview of True Type Font

Similarly to this question, I would like to have an overview of all glyphs of a True Type Font (TTF). I know how to achieve this for Type 1 fonts (via LaTeX), and for Open Type Fonts (OTF) via ...
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Reset and clear Gnome Terminal not working

I'm using GNOME Terminal 2.31.3. I was at work, ssh'ed into a machine at work. I came home and obviously broke the connection, so I want to reset that terminal tab. There is a menu option Terminal ...
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how to dual boot Redhat and ubuntu on using different partitions

I want to dual boot my laptop using RedHat and Ubuntu in different partitions. My hardisk contains the following partitions: /boot ==> redhat boot partition 300MB /SWAP ===> 8GB / ===> ...
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udhcpc: How can I get the result of requesting option?

I use commond line like this: udhcpc -O domain But the teminal only shows like this: Sending discover... Sending select for 192.168.X.X... Lease of 192.168.X.X obtained, leasing time ... So ...
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sudo yum install nginx doesn't work

Here's what I get when I type it in via the command line: [prompt]$ sudo yum install nginx Loaded plugins: priorities, security, update-motd, upgrade-helper ...
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How to access Ubuntu running Openfire from the Internet (Public IP)?

I have Openfire installed in my Ubuntu server using port 7070. Now using ipchicken I found my public IP (example: 111.11.000.0/7070). When I try connecting from another PC through connected to the ...
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Where is my PATH env. var being redefined?

Since a couple of days ago my Ubuntu 12.04 installation is presenting some strange behavior, due to auto update probably, as I've not messing with any config: 1 - The system default encoding changed ...
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nginx configuration forvideo streaming server

I run nginx for few websites and for video streaming using h264 module from code-shop.com. When I start or restart nginx it works normally for a while after it starts generating very high load ...
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Is there a reason why restarting lightdm caused the device to shutdown?

Each time I have had to restart lightdm on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS via the commands /etc/init.d/lightdm restart or service lightdm restart, it would simply restart lightdm display manager. This time however ...
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Notebook hd linux compatible (without parking head issue)

Recently I've bought a 2,5" sata hd for my netbook (an acer aspire one but this details is doesn't interest ). I've bought a classic (electromeccanical and not ssd) hard disk. Well, after, I've ...
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having dependency issues while installing a package in Debian GNU/Linux 6.0

I am trying to install one package but it depends on some other packages. While installing it aborts and tells me the following: Depends: python (>= 2.6.6-7~) but 2.6.6-3+squeeze7 is to be ...
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Cinnamon installation

I installed the Linux Mint 14 32-bit MATE version on my desktop yesterday. Now I want Cinnamon. Though I thought of installing the CINNAMON version instead of the MATE version the USB of CINNAMON ...
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Linux: configure font to be treated as monospace

I'm trying to use the OCR-A font on Ubuntu. But it's not configured properly to be recgnized as monospace font. I understand that I need to have a local fonts.conf file or somethign like that. But ...
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apt-get “Broken packages”

While installing python-dev: sudo apt-get install python-dev I am getting the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: python2.7-dev : Depends: python2.7 (= 2.7.3-0ubuntu3) ...
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CD- and USB-less install of Linux Mint 14…from Haiku and/or BeOS

I have a system that boots BeOS and Haiku nightly, and has a spare partition which I used to have PC-BSD booting on. (I use Haiku's BootManager on .../master/raw.) I want to try Linux Mint 14, but I ...
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Linux recognize only partial memory

I tried different linux distributions (Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome Remix, Fedora 18, Bridge Linux) on my new laptop but all of them have a problem with memory. My laptop has 4 GB memory but Ubuntu recognises ...
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FileZilla and Putty - Trouble connecting to a remote server

I am able to connect to a Linux server using Putty via SSH and port 22. About a week ago, I was also able to connect to this server using File Zilla with the same credentials via selecting "SFTP - SSH ...
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sources.list LMDE review

I want to create a sources.list which uses one fast mirror. So I run netselect-apt. There comes in my first question: Does netselect-apt use ping or traffic-speed? I trust that result and for example ...
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gentoo sshd not work

I build gentoo 3 days ago, and I installed openssh. When I run the command /etc/init.d/sshd start, and the bash varible $? is 0, as it suggestes nothing went wrong. But I can't find a sshd's pid by ...
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How to remember last window position in GNOME 3?

Whenever I start a GUI application, the application window starts at the upper left of the screen. This is annoying, because I want them to appear at center. I pull them to the center but after ...
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Linux - Increase volume for HD mp4 files

I am converting videos using ffmpeg. Videos are 1080p at first and I convert 1080p to h264 720p and 360p. Also if videos are 360p I`m converting them to h264 360p. The problem is when converting ...
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Probably my external HD had changed filesystem when I used it on Linux

I have an external HD mostly used in my Win7. But I transfered some files to it using Ubuntu 12, and now it isn't being reconized in my Windows. I am being prompted to format the HD. What can I do? ...
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How to replace file strings with regexp in Linux

I'm trying to replace the specific numbers and use this command: sed -e 's/[0-9]\{12\}/ /g' file.log but nothing happens. As U can see this expression should replace all numeric occurrences with ...
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Backup my files on every ftp change

I have a raspberry pi with a webserver and ftpserver running. (apache and proftpd) its just a little website, a playground. I would like my files to be backed up every time I update/change them via ...
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Operating System not found when loading DD image in VMware

I provide much details below to hopefully make my issue as clear as possible. Using dd if=/dev/ps3da2 of=/mnt/edexhdd/EDPS3LINUX.iso bs=16384 I copied a fairly huge partition from a physical Linux ...
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UnionFS a local Directory and NFS Directory

I'm looking to create a union between two directories, one a local directory on the machine and the other a NFS directory to a remote client. What I want to accomplish is any writes to the directory ...
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Is there a way to get NFS to refresh its reverse lookup without restarting it?

NFS server for some reason doesn't seem to acknowledge that avahi/mdns will resolve an ip address unless NFS is restarted after avahi is already running. I have my exports specified by hostname ...
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Is it possible to install Mint linux without all third party software?

Or at least customize it. I want to use it as a development system running on a VM and I don't need Libreoffice, Firefox and most the other stuff in it. Wanna keep it thin Thanks
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Linux command line: run mon nice and C exectuable together

I'm trying to run ./a.out, but monitored (using mon) and nice'd to highest priority. Here are the commands separately: nice -n -20 /home/pi/a.out //works fine mon /home/pi/a.out //works fine ...
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IPTables masquerading stops working

In a classical SOHO setup I am running a Debian box as router/firewall. For an unknown time now I have an issue, where the MASQUERADING on the output connection (PPPoE) stops working for one of the ...
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Display indic font on Linux virtual console

I want to display the Indian language on the virtual console screen. Is it possible? What is the default console font? I want to change the language in Linux' kernel source itself. So when the user ...
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wget truncated my files

wget -c -b --content-disposition 'http://example.com/somepath.mp4' I had some connectivity problems so I had to rerun this command for a few remote files. According to wget's man page, it will ...
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What could be the reason behind this kernel panic

My laptop boots from the Fedora,Ubuntu live cd normally.But with Centos live cd there seems to be a problem as it displays the below lines. slab error in kmem_cache_destroy():cache ...
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Overwrite current Ubuntu partition

I have a dual-boot system with Ubuntu already installed. I am currently downloading Ubuntu 12.04 and wish to replace the Ubuntu partition which already exists, with the new ISO. I am currently at ...
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memory issue with wowza server

I have installed the WowzaMediaServer on VPS which is also use for LAMP hosting. After starting wowza as Linux service I am running into memory issues as output of free -m suggest: total ...
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Different behavior from ubuntu server and ubuntu client on windows

#!/bin/bash # Reading cat /home/radiare/Desktop/first.txt | while read LINE do echo $LINE if [ "$LINE" == "false" ]; then echo "Inside first loop" break fi done echo "second file read started" cat ...
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Show only files owned by the user

I have a folder containing lots of backup images. I want users to only see their own files. I've tried setting the permissions to 000 but they still can see the file using ls (the backups belong to ...
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USB pen drive not getting assigned anything in /dev/

dmesg | tail -f: [17597.228060] usb 1-1.3: new high-speed USB device number 11 using dwc_otg [17597.330548] usb 1-1.3: New USB device found, idVendor=18a5, idProduct=0300 [17597.330580] usb 1-1.3: ...
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Libpcap Dropping Packets With Newer Intel NIC

I am migrating a packet sniffing project from a Dell PowerEdge R410 (with dual Broadcom 1Gb integrated NICs) to a Dell PowerEdge R620 (with quad Intel 1521 i350-series 1Gb daughterboard NICs). I am ...