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How to replace file strings with regexp in Linux

I'm trying to replace the specific numbers and use this command: sed -e 's/[0-9]\{12\}/ /g' file.log but nothing happens. As U can see this expression should replace all numeric occurrences with ...
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How do I get my ThinkPad T420s to boot Ubuntu 12.10 (on disk) instead of trying to netboot first?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my ThinkPad T420s (no other operating system installed), and it is working. But there is a small thing which I just don't like... Everytime I shutdown and reboot, it's ...
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Uninstall nginx on Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS remote machine

I was given a server to setup, but this server was not reset, and the provider is quite slow on resetting it, so I have to completely uninstall some stuff it has, one of which is nginx. I had a few ...
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Virtualbox: Raw linux partition not booting

I have a dual-boot laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I am trying to boot the ubuntu partition from windows using Virtualbox. I have successfully created the .vmdk, and created the virtual ...
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Set background image in xmonad

I have just switched from Fluxbox to giving xmonad a go, and I am definitely liking it. However, the one thing I haven't managed to do is to change my desktop background. I am using Ubuntu 8 (uh, ...
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Linux: Advanced Grub Bootloader configuration? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Aesthetically editing grub.cfg Make grub keep its default boot under kernel updates Hello, I want to use the Grub bootloader to boot up my system with my triple boot. ...
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No “localhost” or “127.0.0.1” in Ubuntu 12.10

After installing Ubuntu 12.10, I tried intalling Metasploit (ruby already installed). First, I get: [-] Failed to connect to the database: could not connect to server: Connection refused Is the ...
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Traffic of virtual machine capture in ubuntu 12

I have ubuntu 12 running on my PC . On this Ubuntu, I have another linux distribution running on a virtual machine (virtual box). When I launch a ping from ubuntu to the virtual machine, the ping ...
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Can't run sox, No such file or directory

In Ubuntu 12.04 I installed sox with this command: sudo apt-get install sox Now if I use this command: sox message.wav message.flac rate 16k I get this: bash: /usr/local/bin/sox: No such file ...
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VirtualBox and .vdi file Screen and Mouse Errors

I had a previous virtualbox working with a .vdi image already saved. I tried to open it today, after updating last time, and now my mouse cursor isn't showing, and the size of the screen is incorrect. ...
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connect to windows from ec2 via vpn

I am not sure if I should be asking this kind of question on stackoverflow, so if not please be kind and point me in the right direction. I am trying to connect my ec2 ubuntu 12.04 to a windows ...
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Analog Tv Tuner drivers for ubuntu

I was searching for the Analog usb (stick) tv tuner card for Ubuntu, but I have not found single such tv tuner card with ubuntu drivers available. I tried to search for the open source tv tuner ...
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Ping to an IP address received using connection sharing

I am currently having a raspberry pi that has been set-up to receive an IP address using Internet Connection Sharing with a laptop running Ubuntu Quental. In this set-up, the Raspberry Pi is connected ...
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Drive Partitions not Extending [duplicate]

I have a USB stick which I made into a bootable USB stick for Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu, and then I formatted the USB stick. However, it only has 2MB of space on it, however it is an 8GB USB. I ...
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Text Over SSH Buffering

I'm always SSHing to servers, sometimes it's over TOR, sometimes it's a server that's far away and the latency is really high. Is there a way to buffer my key strokes locally before they are sent to ...
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Why doesn't my environment variable get set?

I have to set an environment variable called GDK_NATIVE_WINDOWS to fix the problem with Eclipse buttons in Ubuntu. To set the environment variable, I added the following line to ~/.pam_environment. ...
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How to make windows xp look like ubuntu?

How to make windows xp look like ubuntu?
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prevent a program from automatically opening on Ubuntu

Whenever I plug in a USB device that happens to have jpeg files on it into my Ubuntu system, a photo album program automatically opens. How do I prevent this? I would prefer if a file manager window ...
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How to disable all Gnome 3 notifications?

A pop up shows up at the bottom on the screen in Gnome 3, when ever there are software updates or when I plug in an USB device. I have disabled notifications in the menu in the top right corner, bit ...
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How can I make an Ubuntu virtual accessible to other machines on the LAN?

I have a VMWare Fusion host (OSX Mountain Lion) with an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS virtual. The host is connected to a LAN through a router/switch. I have another machine (OSX Mountain Lion) on the LAN that I ...
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How can I set up multiple apache local web sites on Ubuntu?

How can I set up multiple apache local web sites on Ubuntu? I added the following to httpd.conf: <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot "/wwwroot/htdocs/firstsite/" ServerName www.vhostsite.com ...
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User management for linux server

Here is the first part of my question. Should I set up two user accounts; one for the database and another for the web server? Or is it better to have one root user for all purposes?
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Ubuntu - How to leave an encrypted home directory mounted after log out?

Maybe I should be doing this differently, so let me know. I have a service which needs access to an encrypted home directory. The service runs as the user whose home directory is encrypted. As long ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 setting /etc/environment variables

If I set a variable in /etc/environment, it only seems to apply to administrators while in sudo su. How can I get the variables to apply to everyone? Especially when they are in terminal?
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Can't open Foxit in Ubuntu / Mint Linux

After installing Foxit PDF reader on Ubuntu or Mint Linux, any attempts to open Foxit reader result in absolutely nothing. Foxit simply doesn't open, and provides no useful error messages to indicate ...
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Console unreadable

I just installed a fresh copy of ArchLinux (2012-11-01) by following the installation guide. When I boot into the new system, I am presented with a nice GRUB menu, then the loading messages. All this ...
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How to loop audio when mixing with longer movie in avconv

Is it possible to loop audio when mixing with longer movie using avconv? I want music to repeat itself through whole movie. In avconv manual i found parameter "-flags loop" but it doesn't work. Music ...
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Disk partitions dissapear after installing Ubuntu

I have a 2TB HDD and first installed Windows 7 in a 1.8TB partition, leaving near 200 GB of unused disk to install Ubuntu in the future. Yesterday I did that, creating 4 partitions: 512 MB ...
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Change default option on dual boot screen

I want to know how I can change the default selected option on the GNU GRUB dual boot screen displayed on system start-up. I have a Windows 7 and Ubuntu dual boot PC. Currently there is a countdown ...
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Partition resizing on dual boot

I have to partitions, ntfs and ext3 with windows 7 and ubuntu 11 respectively. They were side by side, first ntfs then ext3. I shrunk and resized the ext3 so that there was space immedeatly after the ...
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How can I open an .mht file in linux (Ubuntu)?

How can I open an .mht file in linux (Ubuntu)?
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Gave up waiting for root device ubuntu 12.04LTS

I'm using ubuntu 12.04 LTS, everything was fine and few days ago I got following error: Gave up waiting for root device. Common problems: - Boot args (cat /proc/cmdline) - Check rootdelay= (did ...
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Automating setting up a Unix server

I have some various questions regarding setting up a Unix server, and how to do this smoothly: I just installed Ubuntu in Virtual Box on Mac. It struck me that you have to sit by the machine and ...
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Ubuntu Server with GNOME Desktop Envinronment - Setting Apatche configuration File Permissions

I've installed Ubuntu Server in to a VirtualBox virtual machine. I've been able to get the GNOME desktop environment setup on it (The default Ubuntu version). This is an educational LAMP server, so ...
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HDD bad sectors with OS [closed]

I wonder is that possible for OS to make bad sectors on Hard Drive? Preface: I have bought new HDD on 1Tb WB Caviar Black. I have installed new OS on ext4 partition Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS. After few ...
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XP expired under Virtualbox

I was running XP VHD images in Ubuntu with Virtualbox. But the 30 day trial is over (actually it's well over 90 days now), so XP keeps complaining of expiry and will not allow me to log on. I ...
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Why can't I open a certain file in gedit

I edited one of gedit's language files (syntax highlighting) and – to test the changes – changed the language of an open file to another one and then back. I did this a couple of times, ...
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Recovering home directory through ssh

I have Ubuntu server with ssh access. I've accidentally changed my home dir location to directory that doesn't exist. Now when I'm trying to login through ssh I saw following error: Creating ...
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How to configure a command to run on login, but only if through telnet

I want to run a command every time I log in to my Ubuntu box, but only if I'm connecting through telnet, not if I'm logging in at the console.
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Issue with Matterhorn capture agent

I don't know whether it is the correct platform to post my issue. Today i am trying to install matterhorn on Virtual private server, i have followed instructions as mentioned in matterhron site, I ...
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How to make UNIX “set” command print only environment variables

I am used to the bash set command listing only a list of the environment settings, eg. PATH and such. However, on an Ubuntu system I just set up, executing set dumps 2000 lines of text, including ...
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ubuntu: upgrading

i have some kind of problem with my system (it's a kvm vm with 2 gig ram and 50gig hd). when i try to install "linux-image-3.2.0-38-generic-pae" using apt-get, i'm told that there's no space left on ...
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deleting ubuntu from the hard-disk when I have a triple boot

Currently I have a triple boot with windows7,fedora 16,Ubuntu 11 . As I power my laptop I see the boot loader of ubuntu (Grub) that lists three OS's. I need to delete Ubuntu from my hard-disk ? How ...
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PHP : curl is and Not working in ubuntu10.04 and Nginx

I am running Nginx server on ubuntu 10.04 I am using the php version 5.3.2 .I installed php5-curl using apt-get install php5-curl. Unfortunately the curl package is not displaying in phpinfo() . ...
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Ubuntu won't connect to wifi, yet says I've disconnected from my school's wifi--5 miles away

I've been using the school wifi for a while, since I take notes on my laptop in class, yet when I come home and fire up my laptop, it won't connect to the wifi at my house. Even after I've deleted the ...
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My Linux Mint doesn't support my USB flash drive properly

I installed Linux Mint on my Dell Latitude D600 and I am having problems with the USB port. When I insert a USB flash drive or an external USB hard drive into the USB ports the USB device light turns ...
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Using OpenVPN for specific application(s)

Is is possible to run Transmission or Google Chrome only using OpenVPN? Other applications should use default connection (eth0) since I am connected to Intranet which won't be accessible if all ...
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How to revert to older version of libc6 in Ubuntu?

I installed valgrind which replaced libc6 on my Ubuntu 12.04 system with a sligthly different version, which broke an application on my system. Can I somehow revert to the Ubuntu 5.1 version? If so, ...
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VirtualBox: Installing Guest Additions on Ubuntu 12.10 as guest OS

I use Windows 7 as host, and Ubuntu 12.10 Remix (Ubuntu with pure Gnome) as guest. Everything working ok. I installed VBoxAdditions in regular way - using corresponding command in VirtualBox VM ...
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Why can't I connect with sftp

I am a newbie on ubuntu server 12.10, I was following this guide https://gist.github.com/joshellington/2224420 I don't understand why if my /home/myuser folder's owner is myuser I can't connect by ...