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How to download a file as executable via elinks in linux

I'd like to download a file as executable through elinks command line in linux. How to do it? by default, saved file is not executable (rw/r/r).
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Snort 2.9.6.0 to detect malicious nfs traffic

I have a snort inline mode IPS.I wanted this IPS to detect malicious nfs traffic.Can anyone please help me out to describe rules that catches the suspicious "nfs" traffic,not allowing it and allow the ...
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CPU utilization taking frequency scaling into account

The CPU utilization output in tools like top, obviously, simply measure the amount of time a process has spent running on the CPU, divided by the elapsed real time. Taking this as a measure of how ...
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mv backup but instead of creating tilde directories, create tilde files in subdirectories?

I have 2 deep directory structures that are (probably) identical and I want to end up with a single one, but not auto-resolve existing conflicts (I'm guessing rsync would clobber something). I just ...
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JAVA - Error occurred during the installation

My problem figure out for me when i was configuring my Jboss AS 7 on Linux Mint, in the moment i was installing it, the JVM presentation a some problems and not work anymore. With this, i remove JVM ...
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Solution to share files over a WLAN between OS X and Linux?

I search for a stable and efficient method to share files (ideally, via a filesystem mount, so I could listen to music and do backups without too much hustle) on a Linux server via WiFi with a ...
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How to get Ubuntu 12.04 to recognize the UDF filesystem?

I'm just trying a watch a commercially bought DVD on my laptop, but Ubuntu 12.04 won't recognise UDF: $ sudo mount -t udf /dev/cdrom /media/cdrom mount: unknown filesystem type 'udf' I got the ...
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Installed GRUB on wrong partition

On my laptop I have W7 installed on sda2 (sda1 is a 100 MB partition that W7 makes by default). I installed arch and did grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg grub-install /dev/sda I didn't think ...
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Kali Linux and base distribution?

I need to setup a VM for Kali Linux. I've looked around Kali's website, but I can't determine what the base distro is. Does anyone know what distro its based upon?
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sed: How can I replace \r\r\n?

In this question on stackoverflow it is explained how one can replace a newline character using sed. My problem is that I want to replace the character sequence \r\r\n with sed. Can somebody help me ...
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scp doesn't work when my .bashrc is echoing to console

Ok, so I have used linux for a long time but this is the weirdest thing I have encountered in a long time. Maybe I just don't do a lot of scp so probably missing something simple here. So in my ...
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simple udev rule does not work

I want a simple udev rule which gives my usb stick always the same symbolic link. first of all I executed udevadm info --name=/dev/sdb1 --attribute-walk and got this result looking at ...
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Free and easy file sharing or at least send files within local wifi

is there any easy way to share or at least send files within local network (in my case wifi) and between various machines with Kubuntu linux and Windows 7? I often have to send some files to a ...
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Linux board with dual video output

A client has asked me about the possibility of changing his office (24 pcs based on Ubuntu 12.04, mainly for managing a web ERP) to LTSP to save on maintenance, and also to clean the floor from pc ...
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How to update CRL automatically?

I have the following issue: I have a self-signed CA (certificate authority) mainly for persoanl use (mail encryption and signing, ...). I created several ceertificates and the CRLs (which are empty ...
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Unable to run Node.js after installation from source

I've tried installing Node.js using the following instructions: cd /opt wget http://nodejs.org/dist/v0.10.26/node-v0.10.26.tar.gz cd node-v0.10.26 ./configure make make install However, once ...
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Linux kernel: getting ELAN touchscreen to work, USB debug related

This problem is actually known (ext: ELAN Touchscreen regression in recent 3.12's), but has no known solution up to kernel 3.13.6: [ 3844.533281] usb 2-7: new full-speed USB device number 91 using ...
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How can linux support a huge density of wifi relays?

I'm a student in a computer science school. Like all the other students of this school I'm using linux. I am on Ubuntu and most are on OpenSuse. We all have the same issue on linux with the Wifi. ...
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SD Card corrupt after copying with dd command

I was trying to move the Pidora (Fedora for Raspberry Pi) image to my sd card using the dd command, but I realized that I had forgot to put in the bs=4M argument and had to terminate the program half ...
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How to highlight keyboard led using current locale

How does one make the keyboard led show his current locale? It might be useful for users using two locales (languages). Desired behavior: capslock led on keyboad is OFF for your first locale ...
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linux boots but windows doesn't

On my computer I have 3 OSs , Ubuntu, W7 and W8. Both Windows won't boot, won't boot into any rescue or safe mode (on W7 it stops after printing loading classpnp.sys, I think I tried every solution ...
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Linksys RV042 PPTP not working with Ubuntu? Why?

I have bought an RV042 to set up a VPN for home... The setup's been very easy, and it works fine with Windows computers. For some reason, it doesn't work on Ubuntu (or maybe Linux in general). I have ...
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Solve this hex riddle! - What went wrong with my output redirection?

Following on from my question TF101 Android: Image block device via adb in which I tried unsuccessfully to save a raw image of a block device by output redirection, this question tries to determine ...
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To pdfjoin without rotation and addition of white space [duplicate]

I have 4 scanned documents which contains 3x3 pictures. I run in the folder of files pdfjoin * I get some pages automatically rotated such that much white space around. This is annoying. All pages ...
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different commands for file copy linux

I'm doing my first steps in working with linux, and my googling for this question didn't work out. So, I might be asking the wrong question, but I'll even THAT would be a helpful response. We're ...
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unable to delete/mark-read emails

I think there is something wrong with the folder-path configuration, but I am unaware how to solve this. I can send/recieve mails over IMAP with my mail applications, but no emails will go marked as ...
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Multiple displays showing Linux

Ok, so i have been trying to work around installing AMD catalyst on my kali linux computer for a while now (in order to run oclhashcat). I have successfully done it and wrote a few patches for it that ...
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Installing Linux on OS-less laptop: headache?

Clearly I will do my homework when it comes to installing an OS (I've never done this) but I was just looking for a heads up on whether this has the potential to be a headache with regards to things ...
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How to install ruby tesseract on linux mint(after following instructions I keep getting a compilation error)

Hi I'm trying to install ruby tesseract on linux mint OS. I've installed tesseract and ruby teseract-ocr but every time I try I require the gem I get this compilation error: CompilationError: compile ...
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how can I connect from Linux to windows with ssh without password?

I have a Linux server(CentOS) an some windows clients with shared folders. I want to connect to windows with ssh. I already install cygwin on windows and openssh on it. I can connect from windows to ...
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Live CD: Script doens't work correctly after login

I have a PXE/NFS Server (192.168.1.10), a client PC and a diskless PC. I installed base ubuntu 12.04 to client PC. I wrote this script (update.sh) to work after login to client PC. ...
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Quickly Maintain Database of sha256sums? [closed]

I have many different disks (primarily harddisks) storing various files. I want to know that they are all backed up in some form. Given that I have terabytes of files somehow (backups of backups ...
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Mint 15 - Powerpoint 2007 won't start

I'm running Office 2007 in Linux Mint 15 Olivia using Wine 1.6. Word runs perfectly well, but Powerpoint won't start up. I'll post you the terminal output. Starting Word: markus@thinkpad ...
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How to change strange virtual console switch shortcuts in Debian 7.4

Debian 7.4 on my Lenovo Z710 notebook, default settings. Pressing Ctrl+F4 switches to virtual console tty4. But other Ctrl+Fn combinations do not switch to ttyN, only Ctrl+F4 does this. Ctrl+Alt+Fn ...
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How to properly obtain the ip ranges of a domain?

In order to shape traffic cheaply, I would like to know the address range of a particular domain, say google.com. First option is to do a reverse dns lookup for a range of ips that are close to the ...
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ntpd & ntpdate won't set time

I recently purchased a new development board and, unfortunately, the edition of Linux provided doesn't sync with an NTP server automatically. I have tried using "ntpd -dgq", however the output is ...
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List folders that have more than two files over the size of x in it - command line

Even better is if it can find directories that have more than two files excluding certain types of files.
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How to git clone specific linux kernel build

I know I can git clone the linux kernel using the following: git clone \ git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git \ linux-2.6 But I'm wondering how to clone a specific ...
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Remap keys without xmodmap or any X tools

Due to a coffee accident some numbers of my laptop's keyboard stopped working. I used xmodmap to use F1, F2, etc, as replacements and saved the configs to ~/.Xmodmap. However, that caused a few ...
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#!/bin/bash -e :: what is `-e`? other arguments?

I am a shell script coder that always opt to use shell as top level as part of my belt in creating website apps on the fly and have relied on my bash scripts if I want a project to be implemented ...
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Linux LUKS and choice of filesystem

Which filesystem displays the best performance when running on a LUKS encrypted partition? Does it make sense to use f2fs when the LUKS partition is on an SSD, or does the device-mapper abstraction ...
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Where is the location of the downloads folder on a ChromeBook?

I just downloaded a chrome app called 'Terminal' so that I can connect to a remote server via SSH. This works perfectly, but when I need to use a .pem file to connect to an AWS instance, I need to ...
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Can't install guest additions to Lubuntu

I'm running Lubuntu as a virtual machine in virtual box. The problem I'm getting is trying to install guest additions. When I run uname -r I get: 3.11.0-14-generic This is my log for ...
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Linux 2.6.39.4 how to find available loadable kernel modules

I'm customizing the 2.6.39.4 linux kernel on an arm platform and trying to test out a "Hello World" driver I created. I selected "M" (loadable) in the kernel make menuconfig and verified that it ...
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wbar recognised as dock by openbox

I'm debian user. I have got tint2 dock on the top and this is recognized by openbox. I mean when new window appears it is under tint2. I have installed wbar as well. Here's the problem. I don't want ...
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eth0 and eth2 getting disabled after boot

I want to set up a firewall/router using Debian and iptables (configured by shorewall). My hardware is a Mini-ITX-board with a network interface card, so I have 4 network interfaces: eth0-2 for the ...
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How to make user-friendly “time machine” with my LVM thin-provisioned partitions?

I have setup all of my partitions on LVM thin-provisioned device. In some article I've read that this allows me to make incremental snapshots in a simple manner - move back and forward between them. ...
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Multiple IPs on Multiple NICs same subnet

So, I've got two NICs: eth0 eth1 and I have multiple IP addresses assigned to each: auto lo iface lo inet loopback allow-hotplug eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 10.0.0.194 netmask ...
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Create a default password for all new linux users?

I know there are various ways of updating the password of a user with a script. I am looking for a way to set a default password for a new user. /etc/default/useradd doesn't help I don't want to set ...
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Can I map capslock to lshift + rshift?

I want to toggle capslock when I hit both shift keys at once. Is this possible? I'm currently using xubuntu and xmodmap if it matters at all.