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Give the www user chmod permissions

Ive got a website (run on Ubuntu Server) that needs to modify and delete files, every now and again it comes across a file that it needs to run "chmod" on in order to perform it's operations. However ...
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Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library

Running a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.10. I just installed Banshee and it fails to run, and gives me this: (Banshee:1765): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library. Using the fallback 'C' ...
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Route all traffic of home network through VPN

I have a typical semi advanced home network scenario: A cable modem - eth A wireless router (netgear n600) eth and wlan A home server (Running ubuntu 12.04 LTS, connected over wlan) A bunch of ...
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Why is my number of workspaces stuck on 4 (gnome-shell installed into ubuntu 11.10)

I can change the number of rows to display, but increasing the number of workspaces changes the number shown, but not the number of names in the name list, and then not the number shown in the applet, ...
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Ubuntu tool for showing internet traffic for each process [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to find out what application using most of bandwidth in Linux? Is there any Linux tool that shows each process usage of internet bandwidth such as : ...
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Why does cron task run twice?

I have a task that should run each day in Ubuntu10.04. So I use crontab and copy the scripts of the task to the directory /etc/cron.daily. Here is the my crontab: # /etc/crontab: system-wide crontab ...
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Ubuntu Nvidia Twinview error / Flash lag

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 with '2' Nvidia GTS-250 GPU's. I am trying to get TwinView to work. Currently I have everything working as far as both screens are on and I can drag between them and use ...
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apt-get cannot find any packages

I get this result on my newly installed ubuntu 9.04 netbook remix. I haven't tampered with any apt files at all. It doesnt work for any other packages. ira@ira-windu100:/etc/apt$ sudo apt-get install ...
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Can't boot into Linux partition after installation

I just installed Ubuntu. I created a partition in MacOSx using Disk utility, then deleted the partition and installed Ubuntu on the free space created. After the installation, Ubuntu said it would ...
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all archive files are set read-only (Ubuntu 10.04 LTS)

Yesterday I found out that all my archive files (.tar, .zip, .iso etc.) are read-only and I can't do anything with them. Steps I have tried: reconfiguring and reinstalling file-roller running ...
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SSH ing in one terminal and duplicating it

I usually have the habit of working with different terminal pointing to the same directory by opening different files. I sshed an server from one of my terminal from ubuntu and I had to do the same ...
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How to create an ACL list on Ubuntu

We are a few people working in an office on a server via SFTP. We all work on the same files so it would be great if we had, by default, read/write access by default on some folders. For example, ...
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how to correctly mount fat32 partition in Ubuntu in order to preserve case

I've found there are couple of problems might be related how my FAT32 partition was mounted. I hope you can help me to solve the problem. I also included the command I used to help others when they ...
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In Google Chrome on Linux, where is the flv if not in /tmp?

I like to keep videos because I like buffering them and then playing them back-to-back in my media player, I want to be able to stop/restart my browser without losing all the buffered video, and ...
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Smokeping monitoring IP address and port

I have successfully install smokeping on my Ubuntu Karmic machine and am monitoring servers. I need to be able to monitor an IP address and a port, can someone tell me how I do that? I looked into ...
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Start Firefox in fullscreen with no easy way to exit

I would like Firefox to start automaticaly in fullscreen mode and with no menus, tabs, etc... It's for an app, and the users should not be able to easily exit the app.
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Simplest way to setup a internal DNS server to serve very simple names

I want to setup a DNS server in the intranet so people won't have to add records into their hosts file repeatedly like: xx.xx.xx.xx server1 xx.xx.xx.xx server2 note that server1 and server2 are ...
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VPN per Workspace on Ubuntu?

Is it possible to define a VPN per Workspace/Application in Ubuntu?
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Command to create a file owned by another user

I created a directory test owned by the root user, and then I created a file called F1 inside test , now I need to create a file called T5 inside test but by a user called student What is the ...
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how to uninstall the jdk 1.7.0 in the ubuntu

i encounter a very strange problem,and here is the detail: i'm going to uninstall the jdk 1.7.0.but when i use the rpm to check the appropriate name of the package,it prompt nothing.Anyway,when i use ...
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Batch downloading available pages in Google books?

I am using Google Book Downloader addon to Firefox. It generates links to individual image per available page, but if I would like to download multiple pages' images using selecting the links and ...
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Bash script to run a clamscan on Ubuntu- how to use return values properly?

I'm trying to put together a simple script that will scan my home directory with clamscan and give me a warning if any viruses were found. What I have so far is: #! /usr/bin/env bash clamscan -l ...
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Kate gives out debug messages on the console from which it is started

I am new to Linux. I use Ubuntu 11.04. Whenever I open a file with kate from the commandline, with 'kate &' (or without ampersand), Kate starts out giving messages on the console. It continuously ...
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How do I teach my linux command line manners?

Whenever I complete something in the command line while using Ubuntu and my computer does something of value to me, I enjoy saying thank you, just because it's the polite thing to do. A typical ...
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What happens if cron.daily is not terminating

Today I had to realize that some cron jobs werent run on my server! In the log files I find this: Mar 13 03:30:01 osp-server anacron[7261]: Anacron 2.3 started on 2012-03-13 Mar 13 03:30:01 ...
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How to run adobe photoshop cs4 on wine?

I dual booted my xp installing linux mint 12. I have photoshop cs4 installed on xp, but can't run it on wine. Why?
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Install Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best answer for: “my Internet is not working”? My video is not working properly, I don't have the right resolution to choose and I lost visual ...
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Virtual Machines and Automatic Software Updates

It's obvious that one's main computer should always be have all the latest security patches and most people don't blink an eye when Microsoft Update installs non-security updates. In the land of ...
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Ping to router not possible from ssh connected machine

I have a ubuntu pc with openssh server installed in my home network. I can connect via SSH to it without any problems. Being connected, every bunch of minutes this machine is not more able to ping ...
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Automatically detecting temperature sensors on startup (Ubuntu 10.10)

I am very close to achieving my goal of setting up a CPU temperature graph that is displayed in the top panel of my desktop. I have the applet and have gotten it to graph temperatures, which appear to ...
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How can I set a minimum of workspaces which should always stay available in Gnome 3?

I have been using Ubuntu Oneiric Ocelot (11.10) with gnome-shell (Gnome 3) for a little while and I'm trying to get accustomed to it. Another question asked if the dynamic workspace creation in Gnome ...
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Best approach to dual boot and clone HP Pavillion

I just received a HP Pavillion HPE 8xt Desktop w/i7, 16G ram, and 1T hard drive/Win 7. My goal is to 1) Set up a Dual Boot to Ubuntu 2) Transfer the booting capability to a Plextor Sata3 120G SSD. ...
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ssh -X: take over the actual screen

I can work with "ssh -X user@ip" on my remote clients so everything is setup OK. But what I'd really want to achieve is not to have a "new" desktop through ssh, but really take over the screen. So I ...
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Spurious click on right click in Ubuntu on VMWare

I am running Ubuntu 10.10 on VmWare. I have a problem with the right mouse button click. When I click it where it opens a context menu, a duplicate click effects that automatically select an item in ...
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Ubuntu Perforce client temporary directory

I am having trouble setting the location of the temporary directory for the Perforce visual client (p4v) on Ubuntu 11.10. Basically it is currently set to the current working directory. I want the ...
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error while installing qt mobility tool kit

I am installing qt mobility tool kit when type make the following error occurred cd systeminfo/ && make -f Makefile make[2]: Entering directory ...
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The best LDAP browser in Linux? [closed]

I'm using phpLDAPadmin currently, but I'm wondering if there is any native utility do the similar thing?
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Is there an encrypted write-only file system for Linux?

I am searching for an encrypted filesystem for Linux that can be mounted in a write-only mode, by that I mean you should be able to mount it without supplying a password, yet still be able to ...
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Error while executing Windows Ubuntu Installer executable

I have burnt a DVD from the Ubuntu 11.10 image file - ubuntu-11.10-desktop-i386.iso I wanted to install Ubunto inside my Windows installation( I am doing this installation on a Windows-7 32 bit as a ...
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NetBeans ubuntu font monospaced plane 15 for Eclipse

I use NetBeans IDE for Java web development, and I really enjoy NetBeans Monospaced font for Ubuntu. But now I started using Eclipse for Android projects and I would like to know if there's anyway of ...
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It's possible to run virtualized Windows on Ubuntu Server?

I have an Ubuntu Server, without gui of course. It's possible to run a virtualization of Windows in another shell via command line? So I can get running both simultaneous. Thanks Update Maybe is ...
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OS X Can't Access Netatalk Shares

In my home network, I have a server running Ubuntu 10.4, configured to share files to my MacBook Pro running Snow Leopard (10.6.8) with Netatalk and Avahi. It was working like a charm until one day it ...
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How we can disable the packets which are received continuously? [closed]

When I click on System monitor in administration tab in Ubuntu, there I see a Network history option and it continuously receive packets form Internet, But I didn't find the exact location where it ...
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Xmodmap: Six characters to one key?

From OpenSUSE wiki: (As long as Mode_switch/ISO_Level3_Shift is assigned to the keycode of Alt Gr - if you assign Mode_switch and ISO_Level3_Shift to different keys, you can assign up to six ...
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Is it wise to install Ubuntu repositories in Debian

I have installed Debian 6.0.4 and I wanted to install software from repositories. But there are missing packages. So, as I used to be a Ubuntu user, I though I could use Ubuntu's repositories. After ...
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How can I replace my Ubuntu partition by a Windows partition?

So, I have a Ubuntu partition on my hard drive and was wondering if i would be able to delete the Ubuntu partition and re-partition it into Windows?
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Ubuntu installation hangs at certain level

When I try to install/run Ubuntu from a liveCD, it just hangs on following screen... Any ideas? I've unplugged all my usb devices other than my death adder mouse and g15 keyboard, tried 32bit and ...
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Grub2 fails to chainload Windows 7 with error “invalid signature”

I've built a new UEFI 64-bit system with both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10 installed (on separate hard drives). I'd like to be able to boot Windows 7 from the grub menu, but I have so far been ...
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OpenVPN access to a private network

There are many similar topics about my issue, however I cannot figure out a solution for myself. There are three hosts. A without a routable address but with an Internet access. Server S with a ...
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How to connect FortiGate1 SSL VPN remote access from Fedora/CentOS/Ubuntu Linux?

How can i connect to FortiGate1 SSL VPN Remote Access router from Fedora/CentOS or Ubuntu/Debian? It only working with Windows Internet explorer for the moment using Vbox (But i cant use Windows only ...