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Subuser Docker firefox image

I followed all the steps to create subuser given on subuser.org I am not able to create firefox image and not able to restrict the access to the Downloads folder as given in the video and ...
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Automatically apply chattr to new files & directories?

I'm planning on applying chattr +a to an existing directory tree. I'd like to have that bit set for any new files that get written in that directory automagically. I could run a cron job every ...
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How are PCI devices accessed?

I have 2 questions related to PCI bus: How device drivers access devices on PCI bus? Is it enough to write to memory region allocated for device (mov memory_space_allocated_for_dev, something, if ...
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Failed command prompt in Slackware UEFI installation

I am trying to install Slackware current while booting in UEFI mode. I am using a USB to boot the installation. To create the USB I downloaded the .iso from alienbob's website and ran isohybrid --uefi ...
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What would cause tripwire to find 11000 files changed only in block count?

Looking at recent tripwire runs, one night about a week ago, tripwire suddenly detected 11042 changed files that all changed only in block count, not in size, CRC32, MD5, inode, or anything else. All ...
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Create rdp gateway in raspberry pi or ubuntu

I have few system in my local network and want to rdp them from internet. One method is to allocate different ports to each system for rdp and configure them in router. However, what I need is to ...
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CUDA Performance problems depending on a OS

I have 2 machines that are exactly the same hardware-wise. On them, I have 1 Debian, and 1 custom build with buildroot linux image. The problem I'm experiencing is that: For my application, I'm ...
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How do you retrieve the current time on a server?

I want to know the time on a server accurate to the millisecond. there's this way: local $ ssh user@servername Welcome to server! server $ date Fri Feb 18 11:27:50 EST 2011 But I need more ...
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IPTABLES - IP Restricted Port Forwarding for RDP

I can't find an answered question for this problem. I have about 7 ranges of IP address i would like to allow to RDP(port 3389) to a a server within my network. My main router uses iptables and i ...
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Securely share directories with process users

Suppose I have a directory /clients/bob which is owned by bob:bob I might grant developers the bob group so that they can edit these files, then I can later remove them from this group when they no ...
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How to copy a sparse file using scp?

Do we have any option in scp that I could copy a sparse file ? The following command works with ssh, But I am looking for an option in SCP which copies a sparse file. tar -Szcf - /home/myself/test/ ...
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How to to prevent Google from indexing

We have setup one of web site on server and site build in php and symfony framework, As my requirement is to prevent Google from indexing and below of my robot.txt and Is prevent using .htaccess? ...
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NO CARRIER with Huawei ME906s

With my Huawei ME906s on Linux (tested with debian sid, debian experimental, Fedora 24 and Ubuntu 16.04, but the result's the same under Windows 10), I get either ERROR or NO CARRIER messages (...
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how to change logo via vlc RC

I am using vlc 2.2.3 with RC (remote control) but I have no luck to change overlay logo image. Commands like /bin/echo -n "pause" | nc -U /user/vlc.sock works ok but commands I tried for logo change ...
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Any way to solve version `GLIBC_2.17' not found?

After an upgrade, most of the programs reasonably stopped running or refuse to run with the message "/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.17' not found", ls, apt-get, insmod, networking ...
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Windows 10 Administrator and Linux SuperUser

I understand that in Windows 10 Administrator is equivalent to the SuperUser in Linux. But I don't have the same power over my Machine as Linux gives with su or sudo as an Example in Linux with sudo,...
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Linux Kernel Configuration

I have Linux and i want to config it kernel. For the first, # make config enter image description here Now according image, I don't know how to config kernel(.config). I want to make a ...
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Ho do you stop and start php-fpm?

Ok I'm trying to install Ion Cube on an AWS instance created by Bitnami: https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/pp/B007OUYR4Y/ref=srh_res_product_title?ie=UTF8&sr=0-4&qid=1413489962522 ...
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RHEL 7.2 and SoapUI 5.2.1

Has anyone successfully installed and run SoapUI 5.2.1 64 bit on a RHEL 7.2 VM? If so what's the magic recipe? I tried both the "Linux installer (64-bit)" and "Linux tarball (Java not included)" ...
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Is there something like WMI for Linux?

I like the whole WMI concept, and I need to get Linux information from another OS. Is there something like that for Linux systems?
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How to get WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) information From Linux (Debian)

Step 1: I installed many packages such as wmi-client_1.3.14-3_amd64, libwmiclient1_1.3.14-3_amd64, ... to make my linux as wmi-client. Step 2: WMI with Linux. root@MRT:/home/mohammad/Desktop# wmic -...
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Linux alternative to windows domain, Linux server & Linux workstation

I'm looking for a way to manage Linux workstations in the same way that a windows domain manages windows clients, Just to be clear, I'm not looking for a windows domain server replacement, I'm want a ...
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Bash move and rename by parsing the output of find

I have nested directories of pdf files and I would like to extract them to a higher level directory renaming them as follows: My files are something like: ./path1/pathA/fileI.pdf ./path1/pathB/...
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Rezip file without creating temporaries

Maybe it's best I just start off with the use case. I have a large zip file full of many files and I suspect it was originally zipped at a low compression level. I want to create a new zip file from ...
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Two NIC using computer as switch

|====| FiOS Switch/LB6M | | [_...__...°]------>[_...__...°] ----->|____| Desktop / Ubuntu | | W1 | | | W2 | | | | | ...
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GNOME icon loading error in Ubuntu Xenial 16.04

My newly installed Ubuntu Xenial 16.04 LTS has some gnome based applications having problem with png images. For example, I got this message when trying to open stadict: "Can not load image. ...
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Trying to edit file in vi and it crashes [1]+ Stopped

Found this question, this is what I see: Swap file error message while trying to edit .vimrc file? But in my case, I can delete swap files, try to edit file and Ctrl-Z and I get this: [6]+ Stopped ...
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Upload only modified files to FTP server

I want to upload files from my computer to an FTP site and I don't want to upload files that are already on the server. So I need a tool that finds out which local files that are different from the ...
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My shell script is giving me the wrong output

I have created a script that is supposed to (in the below section) store the name and location of their corresponding values in an assigned variable, then list the name variables in a column. I have ...
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Acess internet from remote machine via SSH session and proxy

Computer A is connected to internet through http/https proxy (proxy-server.com:111). Computer B does not have access to internet but I can SSH to Computer A. Computer-B -> COMPUTER-A -> PROXY -...
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Get custom kernel parameter variable of booting qemu

Im currently using qemu on windows for testing my own linux distribution. its a embedded version built with buildroot. After building the distribution i have created a iso file. When i start the ...
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Unable to connect to internet on Vmware work station Pro 12

I'm having some trouble attempting to access the internet on my Ubuntu VM, with a Windows 7 host. I've done my research and have bridged the network adapters I've also gone onto my host and checked ...
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How do i change the behavior of **clear** on CentOS7 such that it will NOT clear scrollback buffers on xterm?

I have a VM running CentOs 7.2.1511. It includes ncurses 5.9. I use both MobaXterm and PuTTY. Whenever I run the clear command, the scrollback buffers are cleared automatically as well. This ...
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Could you please recommend me a further reading ? [on hold]

I am currently reading through the book The Linux command line by William E.Shots. I will soon be finished with it and will need to read further as I got really interested in Linux in the last year.
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Azure: Load Local Storage from Blog Storage

I notice that with my Azure VM I get a certain amount of SSD "Local Storage". I also see a ton of references online to this only being temporary storage, however I have a large amount of static data ...
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Why did my VMWare Workstation instance suddenly lose fullscreen support?

I have been doing web dev work on Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon 64-bit on a VMWare Workstation 12 Pro virtual machine. The default guest additions / VMware tools were installed initially. Each time I ...
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SSD not mounting in UEFI secure boot off

I have a new Dell XPS15 which came with Windows 10 preinstalled. I completely wiped it and installed Slackware Linux. I can only run Linux in UEFI Secure Boot OFF Mode or Legacy Mode. When I start my ...
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Linux Utility to Suspend Laptop until AC power connected?

I run a home server on a Laptop, and recently I ran into an issue where we had a storm and the power went out. The laptop I use as a home server does not have a "Wake on AC Power" function built into ...
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What is my DNS mis-configuration in docker?

I recently installed docker on my ubuntu 16.04. I pulled and run hello-world, ubuntu and sinatra images sucessfully, but they cannot connect to the internet I think!! Example the following errors ...
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MySQL error, can no longer login as root

So I updated my MySQL and PHPMyAdmin yesterday and ever since then I cannot login to MySQL as root or any other username I have. I tried both phpmyadmin and the terminal and still cannot get in. How ...
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What could cause strange characters in Vim?

I'm have this really strange problem in Vim using the NERD tree plugin, where, as you can see in the picture, the characters are showing up very strange. Where there is the ahat, ~V 3/4 it should be |-...
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Redirect keyboard input to unfocused program

While one program is focused (a full screen web browser) I want to pass keyboard input to another unfocused program (an ssh terminal) in Raspbian/Pi3.
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How can I install an RPM without being root?

How can I install an RPM on a machine where I don't have root permissions? I want to install a package for my use only in a personal work directory. I'm running SuSe SLES10. Please don't flame me ...
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How do I inject packets to a tap interface?

I'm trying to find a way to use a tap interface to test some networking capture code. We are passively capturing wifi data and processing it through some analysis software. I would like to build ...
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tell me the command by which i just disable and enable the internet in mobaxterm.

I am using linux machine by taking remote in mobaxterm having os centos 6.6. i have root access. when i used ifconfig eth0 down command it disable my remote connection also. If I delete gateway it ...
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npm doesn't start, nodejs-dev problems (ubuntu14)

I'm using ubuntu 14 and I installed nodejs-dev and nodejs and that's what appears me (photos below); can anyone help me to fix it? I really need it to continue with my project. I read about create a ...
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Linux USB device customized numbering

Under Linux/Yocto, I'd like to have my USB cams to be mapped device numbered from /dev/video5 and on and not to start at /dev/video0-4. I'll have those (video0-4) for other video driver use. Now I'...
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Changing the name of the network interfaces in Fedora 21

I am a software tester for an ethernet switch and I am sometimes working at home. On the computer I am using at work the two network interfaces are called eth0 and eth1. On my private laptop they are ...
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Disable Advanced Options entry automatic generation in GRUB

Is it possible to instruct GRUB to not include the Advanced Options entry while it routinely updates? I mean this snippet in /boot/grub/grub.cfg which I forced to remove manually every time some ...