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unable to decompress a *.tar.xz file

Per http://askubuntu.com/a/107976 I tried tar xf php-5.6.0RC4.tar.xz and tar -xJf php-5.6.0RC4.tar.xz and in both cases I get the following: tar (child): xz: Cannot exec: No such file or directory ...
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how to skip grub dual boot option menu entirely (without picking an OS to boot)

I'd like to skip the entire Grub 2 interface, where I have to decide booting Linux or Windows im running linux ubuntu lastest version (14.04.1 LTS) and windows 8.1 both 64 bit versions. I've ...
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linux-headers and images in ubuntu after installing vmware-tools

a noob question. Can I run dist-upgrade for linux-headers and images in ubuntu after installing vmware-tools? I ask this because i think vmware-tools also install something like a header and image ...
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Deleted part mapped to /home, how to map the new one (LUKS)?

I have 2 disks on my computer, on each I have a partition for a Linux Mint 17 installation. Both encrypted using LUKS. The other day, I deleted the partition mapped to /home. Now, I created another ...
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Application not themed when run with gksu instead of sudo

Slightly nitpicky, but when running applications on Linux Mint 17 from a terminal using "sudo", the application gains root privileges and is nicely themed. If I use "gksu" or "gksudo", the application ...
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Ubuntu How to configure networking to support two NICs

ifconfig shows em1, lo, and p3p1 (not connected) when the interfaces file does not include p3p1 but when I do include p3p1 and restart only em1 and lo show up with ifconfig. What am I doing wrong? ...
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Ubuntu Linux 32bit or 64bit for flash drive

I am going to download Ubuntu and put it on a flash drive so i can have a portable OS. I am going to be using it on a selection of different PC's and i was wondering if i should choose 32bit or 64bit. ...
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After each command tmux prints: ps1_update: command not found

On Linux Ubuntu 11.04, after each command (cd, ls, vim...) successful or not, tmux prints out as a last line ps1_update: command not found. Is there any config option I am missing? Thank you very ...
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Enter response once prompt returns?

It's neither a secure idea nor one I'd recommend elsewhere, but I have a situation when occasionally it takes a while for my Ansible ad-hoc command to respond. I'd love to pipe or args or whatever is ...
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mouse button #7 not detected by Linux

Under Ubuntu 12.04, the command xev sees all 9 buttons of my mouse, except for n.7, i.e. scroll right. Is there a way to fix this? I don't think it's related to xorg.conf
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Unable to execute binary file. Exec format error

I recently heard about Breach, a Node.js based browser. I was following the instructions on http://codeforgeek.com/2014/08/download-install-breach-browser-ubuntu-14-04/ to install it but got the ...
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Suspending/Screen Going Off When Still In Use (Ubuntu & Arch)

I have a laptop (HP Pavilion G6) that was running Ubuntu and for a while now (at least 6 months) has been having a problems randomly suspending whilst still in use with a full battery and still being ...
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Files listed by bash but unaccessible

What would cause the following behavior on an Ubuntu 12.04 system? I've SSHed into a machine as the "ubuntu" user. Running ls -lah /data/* shows dozens of non-empty files (e.g. file1.txt, file2.txt, ...
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64-bit Ubuntu restarts my PC a few seconds after getting past the loading screen

I have just finished a new PC build based on the AMD A6-6400k CPU. Booting from a 64-bit Ubuntu based OS (either through LiveCD or an installation) will restart my PC shortly after getting past the ...
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Can I synchronize Sublime Text?

I would like to synchronize my entire Sublime Text 3 between my desktop and laptop. I use Ubuntu on both machine. I think if I just sync the entire /home/<username>/.config/sublime-text-3 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - can't find usb flash stick

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 with gnome shell (I think this information may be useful) and laptop mode tools installed. I can't mount just one usb stick (OCZ ATV 8GB) "lsusb" command: Bus 002 Device 003: ...
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Chroot ssh user to home folder results in Connection refused

I'm trying to give someone ssh access to a (Ubuntu 14.04) server I've got, but I want to limit them to their own home folder. So I'm trying to follow this tutorial. I first created a user (sudo ...
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How to open PHP myadmin in XAMPP for linux?

I am running Linux Mint 17 (based on Ubuntu), and i have successfully installed Xampp. I would like to now work with MYSQL, so i was wondering how to open the PHP myadmin page in my browser. ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu from within CentOS 7 VPS?

My VPS hosting provider's panel is bugged, and I'm stuck with CentOS 7, can't re-image to another linux distro (contacting support hasn't been successful, they tell me it's fixed and close my ticket, ...
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1answer
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Does the sync command in ubuntu transfer all data in RAM to my HDD?

My PC is frozen, running Ubuntu from a live CD, with important unsaved files open. If I use Magic SysRq to use the sync command, will that transfer all this unsaved data currently in RAM to HDD? ...
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Linux OOM killer does not release memory immediately

We have a Ubuntu 12.04 VM on ESXi 5.1 with 4 GBs of RAM and the swap is turned off. One of our Java processes eats a lot of RAM and naturally OOM killer kills it but although the Java process is ...
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Minimum packages required for Ubuntu Server to run Octave 3.8.x with GUI

I have a Ubuntu 14.0 server with no graphical interface. I created this server only to use Octave on it. Now that there is a GUI for the recent version of Octave 3.8.x available I wanna know what is ...
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How to create simple read/write login to specific folder on Linux server? (ftp/ssh/other..)

I've got a simple Ubuntu (14.04) server. I now want to give ftp or ssh access to a specific folder to a friend of mine. Either ftp or ssh would be fine, I'm just after a quick setup. The problem is ...
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Battery & Fan issue

System ASUS N56VJ Ubuntu 14.04 - 3.13.0-32-generic #57-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 03:51:08 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Issue: Sometimes when I start up my laptop, the fan turns on at full ...
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Unable to install guest additions in Ubuntu fresh VBox install

I have created a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10-desktop-i386 in virtualbox. Host is Windows 7. Virtualbox version is 3.2.8 I am trying to get the VBGuestAdditions to work, and I get errors Building ...
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Howto start an application remotely, so that GUI is shown locally

This is a beginners question, I know... but I have searched and I'm getting frustrated. I know my way around Lunux pretty well, but I have never had to deal with XServer. Question 1: I SSH from OSX ...
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Sending data to port does not seem to be working on Ubuntu Linux?

I am trying to send data to port 2003 I am using tcpflow to listen however i cannot see any data being printed or sent ? Sending Data to port 127.0.0.1 2003 echo hello | nc localhost 2003 or ...
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1answer
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DVDStyler: Burninng Arabic subtitles error

I have Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit, I'm trying to burn 24 season 9 on DVD to be used on a DVD player, with Arabic Subtitles. I get this error, anyone knows what it means? ERR: Error 84 -- Invalid or ...
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How to revert the settings in a live linux USB?

I created a live usb using Ubuntu 14.04 and made it persistent through universal usb installer.I created 2 user accounts in my ubuntu and set passwords for them.I made one of them as automatic in the ...
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get current terminal display text from another terminal

I've started a job in a terminal that will print some data to the screen that I need. I know I should have used screen or told the terminal to log to a script but I did not. Also, I do not have the ...
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how to add multiple static ip addresses in ubuntu 12.04?

i want to add multiple addresses ( 20 addresses) to a single linux box. To test the master slave configuration i want to setup this one.so these 20 ip's will act as slaves. i know how to add the ...
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Converting a MBR partition table to a GPT on a HFS+ hard drive

I have a HFS+ 2TB drive that I used to use with my Mac. I wanted to read its contents from Linux (Ubuntu server 14.04) too, so I plugged the drive and played around with gdisk, fdisk, parted and so ...
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ubuntu server (14.04) freeze without any kernel message or log entries

My ubuntu server (14.04) freezes regularly without any kernel message or log entries. Is there any option to isolate the problem?
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Using a product with Windows only drivers on Linux (Ubuntu)

I want to use a Triton USB to VGA adapter that I have, however I am running Linux (Ubuntu) and their drivers page only shows support for Windows. The purpose of this is to get 3 screens. I already ...
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What is using up all my memory? - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server

This is a physical server, not a VPS, it is a Shuttle mini server with Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU D525 @ 1.80GHz and a single stick of 2GB ram. The server works fine for a few weeks proxying RTSP video ...
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ssh into localhost - password for private key

My goal is to be able to ssh into localhost on my remote linux machine (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64). I have a private key that on my local Windows that I use in putty to access that remote machine. On the ...
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Wireless Repeater causing Kernel Panic

So my wireless set up is not ideal as far as my location relative to my AP goes. However I recently remembered I had/dug up an Amped Wireless 300N repeater (range extender). I set it up in my ...
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Tripwire: Added/Removed Disk UUIDs?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with Tripwire installed. I spent a good deal of time toning down its configuration to avoid false positives, but I've got one thing popping up every once in a while that I'm ...
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1answer
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How to use aliases for catalogs for file creation navigation

if I have some aliases like Catalog1 (/home/ed/1), Catalog2 (/home/ed/2) I have scripts in Catalog1, and Catalog2 is for output saving, f.e. : python /home/ed/1/one.py > /home/ed/2/log1.txt i ...
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Pulseaudio shared library error in Ubuntu

In Ubuntu 12.04 I get the following, whenever I try to use pulseaudio (e.g. when typing pulseaudio --version) /usr/bin/pulseaudio: error while loading shared libraries: libpulsecommon-1.1.so: cannot ...
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phpbrew install php version

Im trying to get PHPbrew working, but im running onto some issues... Everything is set right like PHPBrew requires, but i cant find the www folder where i can place my files, or set the right ...
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How to use full bandwidth available?

I'm working on a new kind of proxy server using node.js. With cluster module I'm able to fork the process (which are double the number of cores). The server configuration is 8GB RAM, 8 core Intel ...
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Linux Mint 17, PBIS 8.01 No sound on AD Logon

When I login with a local account I have sound, but when I authenticated to AD I get the software rendering mode message and I do not have sound. I don’t believe to be a hardware problem since it is ...
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copy root.disk to new laptop and update graphics

I installed ubuntu 12.04 on a new acer laptop and copied the old root.disk of ubuntu 12.04 from old toshiba laptop to this new laptop, and booted it so I had to make changes to the grub menu using ...
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CentOS 7.0 USB cannot be recognised by Ubuntu-installed machine

Wish to dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and CentOS 7.0, I have planned to first install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS by live USB into a laptop computer (boot both UEFI and legacy with UEFI first), followed by CentOS ...
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Dual booting windows 8 and Kali Linux 1.0.8

I'm trying to install kali linux along with windows 8 The latest Kali version (1.0.8) supports booting alongside windows 8 I installed Kali Linux from a LiveCD, rebooted and it went straight to ...
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PC fails to boot or install a new Operating system

I have a linux machine with the following configuration. Intel E5200 Dual core CPUa Biostar G31 D-M7 Motherboard 1 GB Kingston & 1GB Dynet RAM , 667 MHZ WD 320 GB HDD 450W smps It all started ...
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How to determine if a linux binary file is 32-bit or 64-bit?

A 32-bit kernel (x86) can only run 32-bit code. A 64-bit kernel (x86_64) can run both 32-bit and 64-bit code. I'd like to know if a machine can run an executable: in other words, I have a binary file ...
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Loads of memory used, but cannot identify where (Ubuntu 14.04)

This is the output to free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 3850 3369 481 2 20 179 -/+ buffers/cache: ...
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How to set directory permission in linux which prevents users (except owner) to delete file but allow them to modify content?

Environment : Server - Ubuntu (as of now ver 13) Clients - Windows 8 boxes We are setting up Samba-NAS box running ubuntu in office, there is one requirement by team to set following system. 1. ...