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Shrink total disk image: UEFI GPT Flashdrive - freespace at end

I have a disk image from a bootable flashdrive. It is GPT for EFI booting, so there is a small Vfat32 partition and three other Linux partitions, followed by about 3G of free space. I need to disk ...
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My teamviewer does not show ID in Ubuntu?

I installed teamviewer from terminal by following this guideline ; link But if I run teamviewer --info (with sudo or not) it shows TeamViewer 9.0.32150 teamviewerd status ...
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Fedora 23 has stopped installing new programs and updates

I have been using Fedora 23 for the last 2 months and since yesterday DNF has stopped installing or upgrading programs. This is the error message I got in the Yum Extender - Powered by DNF: ...
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Permission denied because search permissions are missing on a component of the path, after chmod and chgrp

[core:error] [pid 5132] (13)Permission denied: [client 123.123.123.123:50398] AH00035: access to / denied (filesystem path '/var/www/mysite.com') because search permissions are missing on a ...
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Dual Boot Fedora 23 and windows 10..windows 10 not booting

I am a newbie and recently installed fedora 23 on my windows 10 through partition. After installing fedora 23, I get 3 options in the menu to select the Os i want to boot. 2 options for Fedora 23 and ...
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SSH Write failed: Broken pipe on Ubuntu 15.04

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 (let's call this CLIENT) to SSH into another linux machine (let's call this SERVER). And, sooner or latter, I get Write failed: Broken pipe I tried SSH to the SERVER from ...
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Limit CPU frequency on Ubuntu Linux

I'm looking for a way to limit CPU frequency when system is running on battery. Solution doesn't have to work exclusively when using battery, it may be in form of bash commands from which I could make ...
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sed command to replace text with empty

I have an XML file which contain portion as given below. <Target name=something> < other content here> </Target> Now how can I remove this content from my file using sed ...
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How to set GRUB to auto boot into windows if there is no user input

I would like to know if there is a way to configure GRUB so that it will auto boot into Windows if there is no user input after a while. This is to smooth out the process of Windows update. As many ...
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Error in the rsyslog.conf file, how to log more than one device?

I am trying to log my dd-wrt router and my nas4free device. All logs are sent to a spare raspberrypi with a usb disk connected to to store the log files. But there is a problem with my rsyslog.conf ...
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Delete files with same size but keep always one file?

I have a directory full of zipfiles, that contain many files. They are created by software and this is currently not fixable. I tried to work with fdupes, but this process took too long, because there ...
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Set up dual boot Debian (Mint LMDE) Linux + Windows 8.1 **without** efi

The specifics is that in my case Windows 8.1 is installed not in EFI mode: so the partition table is in msdos/fat format and there is no efi partition. Unfortunately: All how-tos and manuals I've ...
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Why does pinging a local router return “Destination Host Unreachable”?

I have two tomato routers. One is bridged wirelessly with the other. I have a new server on the network. It's running Ubuntu Server 11.04. They are all connected like this: A - Linux PC B - New ...
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How to install Linux/Windows with bad RAM

I have a sub-notebook (Sony VAIO SVP) where Windows boots to a BSOD. By now, I have found out that the RAM has some errors. Since RAM, CPU and FlashDrive are solderd to the board and the warranty has ...
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How can I download an entire website?

How can I download all pages from a website? Any platform is fine.
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su user executes command as root

Short Background: when running a script that uses notify-send "title" "message", it is expected to show a notification, but sudo ./script does not show notification After reading up and visiting ...
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Can not change permissions while root

I use Kali Linux and discovered the following "problem": root@kali:/proc/self# ls -l cmdline -r--r--r-- l root root 0 May 27 13:43 cmdline root@kali:/proc/self# chmod 744 cmdline chmod: changing ...
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notify-send with sudo not showing any notifications

In short: I have a scripting finding, fixing and mounting a partition, thus this needs sudo / su permissions. System: Gnome 16.04 - amd64 notify-send "a message" that shows a notification as ...
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Is it really necessary to restart the PC after an update?

This question came to my mind mostly because I rarely restart my Linux laptop, so I wondered if this has any negative consequences. Updating is basically just patching applications, so I could imagine ...
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Vim got corrupted and print unsual lines, block number, how to fix from printing junk values?

I am getting these lines whenever I am trying to read/write any file or syslog. I am using vim. If I press any keys, it will print these lines, how to get rid-off to these junk lines: ...
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Hard Drive Error

Hello please look at error log below and suggest me solutions. I am using Fedora 23, I am getting this error while installing or updating and package. so my log from "/var/log/messages" is... May 27 ...
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Configure SNMP to send messages to two different monitoring platforms

Is it possible to configure snmpd on Ubuntu (via snmpd.conf) to send messages to two different monitoring applications? For example, lets say I have defined a read only community called 'readonly', ...
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update samba using apt-get and automatically keep local smb.conf

I have a bunch of systems running debian 8.4.0 which can be user updated through a web interface. The system then fetches an update from our server and runs an update script. Logging in remotely is ...
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linux - headphones and speaker works only AFTER resume from sleep

Good day all For quite some time I have had this issue, not distro specific, I assume it is a kernel related issue. aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 0: PCH [HDA Intel PCH], ...
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How to create a copy of whole server into a image?

I have a physical server which has some mission critical data on it and some other hosted application. The server needs to be taken down and data needs to be migrated at some place eles. What i want ...
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How do I automatically empty the trash on logout?

Users on a linux (CentOS4) machine I administer consistently forget to empty the trash. Since the people work on big files, this can fill up the /home partition very quickly. Therefore, I would like ...
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Closed network - “fake” an active internet connection?

I'm trying to set up a closed wifi network (so no WAN/Internet access) for an event - with a private website. While I got everything working fine, I'm wondering if I can solve the long loading time ...
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“bin/sh: can't access tty; job control turned off” error when running shellcode”

I'm writing shellcode to exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability on a server. To do so I have port binding shellcode that I send to the server and then I run (from a linux terminal) the command telnet ...
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Transferring large file to/from USB drive causes system to hang until transfer is done

I have a box running Ubuntu 16.04 server. It has an internal SATA hard drive with the OS on it, and an attached USB 3 hard drive which I use for storage of large/long term files. A lot of times, this ...
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How to move the commandline cursor on bash using the mouse

When using bash (in Terminal) with very long commands, it is often useful to be able to set the cursor to an arbitrary location using the mouse. In Mac-Os, the alt (Option) key is having this effect ...
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google speech recognition offline linux

When I was doing some research on speech recognition, I saw some articles about the google speech recognition service on android being able to be downloaded and used offline on android. I also saw ...
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Blocking Websites

I use Linux, I connect to Internet through Ethernet, I made a Hot-spot, so that I can share my Internet with my Family Members, now I see the that one of my elder was getting addicted to illegal ...
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sed command removes parent closing tag in xml file

Iam using sed command to replace a string with another in an xml file using below given the command. sed "s/one/two/g" /data/common/codeset-mapper.xml > /data/codeset-mapper.xml But the closing ...
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php script runs from the browser but not from cron job

I am using Centos 7 as my webserver. When I run script.php from the browser, it works fine and processes all the data in the MySQL table. When I run it using a cron job, it runs forever but will not ...
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Shared folder of VirtualBox as Apache2 www directory

I using VirtualBox in Windows and I have installed Kali Linux on it. I have configured NAT network so that I can connect to the Apache server in the Linux VM through Windows browser. It works fine and ...
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Linux Command to list all FTP users in shell including the users created using vsftpd

I have created a few ftp accounts/users on my CentOS server using vsftpd. Now I would like know the username of that accounts using SHELL. I have root password to access the SSH. I have tried to find ...
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Pipe audio from VLC to stdout?

I want VLC to play some video (from VLC), but have the audio be outputted to stdout or a file. Here's what I've been trying to do, but it obviously doesn't work. It's a FLV file btw: DISPLAY=:0 vlc ...
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bash- how can I use wget to send POST data with files?

I want to make following POST request to my server using wget: email=abc@abc.com&file1=@FILE_HERE&file2=@FILE_HERE In above request, there are three POST parameteres called email , file1 ...
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What Linux fits on a floppy disk?

Which Linux distributions fit on a 1.44 MB bootable floppy disk? Where can the .img image files be downloaded?
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Which is the user‑space command for resuming from hibernation?

During a long time, I used echo disk > /sys/power/state In order to hibernate to/dev/sda10and I was using the initrd of my Debian distribution to resume. But recently, I switched to a raid ...
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Linux CLI: fail-proof way to check temperature

I usually use one of the following to check temperature of Linux-based computers: $ cat /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THM/temperature $ acpi -V $ sensors However, on the current system I am using (Debian ...
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Lubuntu on Acer Aspire one not booting after installation

i've installed lubuntu 16.04 on a acer aspire one d250 but after successfull installation I only got this prompt: /dev/sda1: clean, 121560/9707520 files, 1258806/38812672 blocks I can't type ...
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How to fix X11 error: Can't open display

I installed libreoffice.x86_64 using yum from the CentOS repository on my CentOS basic server. When running the following command from the shell, I get the following X11 error. xhost is installed on ...
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really disable power save in linux wifi

I've got a laptop with an Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6205 [Taylor Peak] (rev 34) (using iwlwifi kernel module). Although power_save (a module parameter) is disabled, I can see 802.11 ...
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What command lists the files created in a specific month and readable for the owner?

I am supposed to find the command that lists all the files that are created in September and readable for the owner. Also explain how the command works. I know I'm supposed to use ls -l and I ...
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Linux driver for Linksys AE1200 USB wifi dongle

Recently purchased a Linksys AE1200 USB wifi dongle to use with my debian box for setting up a wifi AP. Unfortunately it doesnt seem to work out of the box and I cant seem to find any Linux drivers ...
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Show options of EFI entries

As described in the Arch Wiki, one can create an UEFI boot entry using efibootmgr like this: efibootmgr -d /dev/sdX -p Y -c -L "Arch Linux" -l /vmlinuz-linux -u "root=/dev/sda2 rw ...
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Cannot rename disk resource

I have a system running Ubuntu 8.04.2. I am trying to rename a folder using the mv command but continually get a "cannot move 'x' to 'x.old': Device or resource busy" message, even when running via ...
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Run Windows and Linux at the same time

Now before you mark this as a duplicate or jump to answer "Just use VirtualBox", this is a different use case. I am looking to simultaneously run two operating systems on my hardware, so that the ...