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How to save two IPS in single network card

I would like to ask you one question i am using centos 6.6 i am going to configure single network card with two IP address my configuration look like this /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts ...
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ubuntu flavors…same package repositories?

Do all the various ubuntu-based distros all pull from the same package repositories? For example, if I run this command: sudo apt-get install <foo> will I get the same package version of foo ...
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software raid1 compatible on OSX and Ubuntu on external disks

I'm using external disk dock with two disks and want to setup software raid1 so that the setup works when usb3 mounted from both ubuntu and osx. How is this possible?
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Why are Fedora partitions not listed under the extended partition?

I recently installed Fedora 22 on a desktop PC. I wanted to install it on a logical partition. During installation, in the Anaconda installation wizard, I chose to create a 16 GiB logical partition as ...
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How can I change my fcitx input method from the terminal?

I am looking for a way to change the fcitx input method using a terminal command. I know I can use the hotkeys, but for the purposes of an application I am writing, I need to use a command (something ...
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dns forwarding for specific zone not working - bind

In bind we created specific zone and got set a forward options, but it fails to resolve. Details as follow, For mydomain.com dns working fine. but we use developer site called mydomain.com.dev we ...
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codeblocks in ubuntu : code not running

I installed UBUNTU 15.04 onto my laptop in the same drive as Windows 8.1. When i try compiling and running a code on codeblocks in ubuntu, there is no output but this : "sh: 1: ...
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Accessing shell variables inside 'sudo' block : export doesn't work

I am writing a script to fix a missing 'F' letter in a mail log file. The mail log file is continuously updating. I am getting a file name, after that I am doing 'sudo su' to get superuser access. ...
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Recover lost Ubuntu Partition

I lost 60GB of my hard disk partition during a failed Ubuntu installation. It is now invisible while using Windows 8.1. How can I recover it? Please help.
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Can we install Other Linux softwares in Kali Linux

I am a networking Student and just moved to Kali Linux. For my University work I need some software like ns2/ns3. I know we can install them in Ubuntu. My Question is Can we install ns3 and ns2 in ...
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DNS with OpenVPN on a linux server with routing enabled

I am running a Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS headless server. Before I enabled routing, my AirPort Extreme was the router. At that point, DNS was not an issue. Ever since I stopped using the AirPort Extreme, and ...
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Proftpd File Permissions Issue

I'm using proftpd on a Ubuntu server and the FTP is working on a directory with 777 permissions. Files are uploaded as ftpuser:ftpgroup which is correct. However, on a directory owned by someone else ...
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Script Shell Find a String in a file

Here is the structure of my file: /**** Some Text here ****/ UN 10.147.243.93 51.46 KB 256 34.2% UN 10.147.243.89 83.05 KB 256 34.6% DN 10.147.243.88 66.43 ...
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Installing luabind on Ubuntu

So I've been looking on the internet for a moment and found nearly no tutorial, or good instructions on how to install luabind. I found that I need to have boost and lua 5.xx installed to install it; ...
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qemu apt-get error failed to fetch

I am running a qemu terminal and trying to scp files into it. In qemu, I am running a linaro release. I have configured /etc/network/interfaces with auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp I have also ...
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ubuntu phone - How to transfer photos from phone to ubuntu computer

I want to transfer my photos from my ubuntu phone to my ubuntu (actually Mint) computer.) I have tried via bluetooth without success. Can you even do that?
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Ubuntu: have different passwords for user and for encryption

On the install routine of most linux distros, if you elect to encrypt your files you are asked for seperate Passwords for a. the user's account and b. the encryption on the files. Ubuntu doesn't seem ...
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“WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED!” constantly occurring, even *after* deleting known_hosts

As per title, lately I started getting the error "WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED!" after I set up a new server in AWS. I'm on OSX Yosemite (10.10.3) I'm aware of nearly all the ...
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Can squid be used in reverse or any other package be used in reverse

I'm attempting to host a minecraft game server. The primary obstacle is that the network I'm using only has 1 mbps upload. I have a vps available that has 1Gbps both ways. I would like to have the ...
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After installing updates and rebooting server SSH keys modified to use hostname instead of IP

After a recent update on my Ubuntu 14.04 AWS EC2 server my remote machines could no longer ssh in. Checking the syslog on the EC2 I found: Jun 26 02:27:06 ec2: ...
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Tracking changes of a file

Please, i'd like to know if there is a solution (command linux for example) to track changes in a file. UN: up ; DN: down Here is my file before changes: UN 10.147.243.93 51.46 KB 256 34.2% ...
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Bash - enable execution only if script is run from a specific directory

I need to write a shell script that can only be executed if it is run from the home directory of the currently signed-in user, and I have no idea how to check that from the script itself. Any help ...
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Tshark interface to sniff on

I have a MQTT broker and a MQTT client both running on the same machine. The client sends publish packets to the broker. The broker processes it and sends it back to the same client as publish packet. ...
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Resizing a partition in Linux - Bad magic number in super-block error

I was trying to resize my partition with parted and resize2fs. I tried the following: #parted Partition Table: msdos Number Start End Size Type File system Flags 1 2097kB ...
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Result of | grep in a variable

Here is my script: var= $( $line | grep -Po '.*(?=.fr)' ) echo $var I have an error and it displays nothing: command not found Have you idea please ? Thank you so much for help. Best ...
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access external hard drive from a different network [on hold]

i have an external hard drive that I have connected to an extra computer on my home network. For school and work, I spend a lot of time at another location. I'd like to access the files on my hard ...
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Script Shell Extract substring

Please, i'd like to extract string just before '.fr'. Here is some lines of my file: g-82.text.text1.fr.worker1 g-xx.yyyyyy.zzzz.fr.worker2 i'd like to extract this text: g-82.text.text1 ...
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Unable to See Files on Drive On Windows 7

Drive is 1T external USB SSD formatted to NTFS (by Ubuntu). (Dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 15.04) Works great on Linux. But in Windows 7 it shows up as empty. No errors. dir /a shows just two files, ...
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Grant full access to the contents of a directory to a user

I have a directory that has directories created in it, and files created in those directories. There are several layers of directories that are generated. The files and directories are created ...
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How to tell system wich USB-soundcard I want to have hw:2, if the two are “snd_usb_audio”?

I have a USB-soundcard (Encore ENMAB-8CM) and a Webcam with mic (Logitec c170). I want to use Jack with the USB-soundcard and, using alsa_in and jack_connect via scripts, to connect Webcam mic to ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 not loading from external hard drive for AMD

I installed the Ubuntu 15.04 on a Seagate expansion drive.I tried booting it up from my machine: ...
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LibreOffice Writer … the ohm sign (Omega)

I am using LibreOffice Writer on Ubuntu 14.04 to do a class assignment and I need to use the Ω (Ohm sign, big letter omega) to show resistance. Unfortunately I can't seem to find the sign anywhere. ...
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devices inside /dev - are their naming persistent by default?

Can i check if devices like sda , sdb naming in /dev/ are persistent by default or there are some udev rules in place to create persistent naming for them ? Does udev itself create device naming ...
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udev symbolic links - where is /dev/sda pointing to

It is said that udev create symbolic links identifying the actual device and /dev/disk/by-uuid is an example. [root@centos1 by-uuid]# pwd /dev/disk/by-uuid [root@centos1 by-uuid]# ls ...
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Performance issues after migrating to a new server with better hardware config

I need help optimizing a server. We are currently using a pc with below configuration as a server (current) for Sugarcrm. Processor: RAM: 16GB Hard disk: SATA 500GB 7200 rpm OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ...
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Cannot insert caret and backtick in XTerm

I cannot insert carets and backticks (and possibly other characters) in XTerm under certain conditions. When I move focus from XTerm to Firefox and use Alt+Tab to switch back, I can no longer instert ...
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Ubuntu vivid like win8

I have installed ubuntu vivid to my friend's laptop as secondary OS but my friend didn't like the unity Desktop's ui so I want to install windows 8 theme also want to move laucher to bottom side of ...
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Linux - How to run programs on external media?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 LiveCD and the full Ubuntu 14.04 install on a bootable USB hard drive. I have g++ installed on the hard drive, but I need to use the hard drive for sneakernet. Is there a way to ...
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Failed to fetch Spotify repository while updating ubuntu

Given I have spotify installed on my ubuntu system When i upgrade using: sudo apt-get update Then I get this error: W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not ...
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udev - am i using it, where do i see it?

It is mentioned that udev present devices in /dev for devices that are presented to the kernel and it is use to create persistent naming. I have having 2 harddisk /dev/sda /dev/sdb. How does ...
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cannot set uid with mount

mount -o uid=1000 /dev/sdb1 /mnt mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdb1, missing codepage or helper program, or other error In some cases useful info is found in syslog - ...
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Tascam US-800 Audio Interface no longer showing up on Ubuntu Studio

I bought a Tascam US-800 USB audio interface about three years ago. At the time I had a MacBook Pro (I think it was a 1,1 from 2006, and I know it was 32-bit) and Ubuntu Studio 13.04 (though possibly ...
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Postfix Outgoing mail not working from external locations

I'm currently trying to get Postfix and Dovecot to work on my Ubuntu server, and it partly works. I got it working on Roundcube. I was able to send mails to and receive from external servers like ...
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How do I set the time on my Ubuntu

I run my ubuntu on a virtual machine and the time does not update. How can I set up my machine so that everytime I turn it on the time will be correct? Ubuntu 12.04 running on a VMware VM with a W7 ...
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Port is reachable on telnet locally, but browser shows connection reset

I am running a web application server locally in an Ubuntu guest VM on a Windows host. I could not connect to the service in any web browser. Chrome reported ERR_CONNECTION_CLOSED. The result is the ...
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Unable to install PosgreSQL on Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to install PostgreSQL on my Ubuntu machine. I end up getting this error. postgresql : Depends: postgresql-9.3 but it is not going to be installed postgresql-contrib : Depends: ...
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Making multiple DHCP IP permanent in Ubuntu 12.04.5

I followed the instructions here Getting 2 IP addresses on one network card, using DHCP and this worked for me but how do I make it permanent in Ubuntu 12.04? Should I put it in some sort of cron job ...
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Installing two different linux distros in the same hard drive

I have installed windows 7 and ubuntu 15.04 in my computer and I want to install kali linux in the remaining free space. That's what I have: Partition 1: Windows 7 (primary) Partition 2: Another ...
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'Unusable' state of the computer, and no OS

My Lenovo Ideapad came with a Windows 8, later upgraded to Windows 8.1. Recently, I tried to load Kali Linux on it, and halfway through the process, discovered that I may have installed it in the ...
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How to start application from a different location in ubuntu

ok, so I have multiple versions of a game running(minecraft). I use one version of minecraft for my younger brother, and one for myself. In windows, there's my minecraft.bat file: set ...