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rsyslogd: How to prevent logging in the /var/kern.log file and redirecting to another file?

I am trying to redirect iptables log to another file. Based upon my reading on the net, I did the following: In my iptables rule, I have rules like: iptables -A INPUT -s ... -j LOG --log-prefix ...
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Ubuntu guest OS display is not fitting to screen in virtualbox

Click here for imageI have ubuntu OS runnning in virtualbox. When ubuntu starts it does not fit to the screen in fact it is bigger than the display and I need to use scroll bar to navigate to clock ...
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Cant get systemd to prompt for password (on Ubuntu 16.04)

I'm struggling mightily with systemd. I'm wanting it to prompt for a password during startup. It does not provide me with a prompt. I have tried multiple variants to get this to work - I currently ...
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CMAKE missing internal variables

I am trying to compile a library called linphone-android, the source files come with a prepare.py file that autoconfigures and makes the project along with its submodules into Jni Libraries. The ...
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lost virtualenv display to the left of bash prompt

I added thy Holy prompt to display my current branch so I never push to master. We all use it and it works, but I am no-longer seeing what virtualenv I'm using at the moment, which is a hassle. Based ...
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VirtualBox crashes Ubuntu 16.04 vm's

Host: xubuntu 16.04 amd64 Guests: xubuntu 16.04 and lubuntu 16.04 The vm crash right away when booting for the very first time from the desktop iso's. The screen gets garbled. And that's it. The ...
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Install Ubuntu with PXELinux on Raid0 machine

I have built a server that give tha ability to install several Linux distro over the network. Everything works well but with Ubuntu 14.04. I used this guide : ...
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Debian apt: is there a single command to install and mark as auto?

Sometimes it is useful to install an optional dependency in the following way: apt-get install foo apt-mark auto foo Is there a single apt command to do it in one shot?
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Why isn't the latest version installed from the PPA as advertised?

I have the ethereum PPAs enabled http://ppa.launchpad.net/ethereum/ethereum/ubuntu http://ppa.launchpad.net/ethereum/ethereum-dev/ubuntu http://ppa.launchpad.net/ethereum/ethereum-qt/ubuntu I have ...
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mount http host as local dirctory something like curlftpfs

Is there any way to mount a HTTP host as local directory .so we can mount ftp host as local directory using curlftpfs.Is there any option for HTTP.Thanks in advance
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes on loading installation from bootable USB

My laptop is ASUS N552 Cpu : i7 6700 skylake Gpu : nvidia gtx960m dual with intel hd graphics Its working fine with windows 10 but when i try to dual boot it with ubuntu it freezes at ubuntu loading ...
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Backup/Restore Script dev/sda1 100% full

I have setup a linux environment to test two scripts i made for backup and restore. Initially it seemed to work, backup worked until it said, it ran out of space. The VM has a 2gb Hard drive, which ...
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Docker install forces QWERTY keyboard configuration?

I've installed Docker on a fresh empty copy of Ubuntu 14.04 mounted under VirtualBox. sudo apt-get -y install docker.io However, when I log out and in again, the AZERTY keyboard is switched to ...
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all boot option tried. press f4 for recovery after restoring factory image

I installed ubuntu in my samsung win10 laptop in uefi mode. Everything worked perfectly. But after some days I restored my win10 factory image using samsung recovery solution, I can't boot in to my ...
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Ubuntu, battery is never fully charged

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 in a Lenovo thinkpad e550 and i have a problem: the battery doesn't charge, the icon on the panel doesn't indicate it's charging, and in "Power Statistics" -> "Laptop Battery" ...
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Why does Ubuntu 16.04 fail to restart properly after installation?

Why does Ubuntu 16.04 fail to restart properly after installation? I attempted to install Ubuntu 16.04 on Virtualbox 5.0.18 on a Windows 7 x64 host. Every time the install completes and I click to ...
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Ubuntu virtualbox very slow

I just create a VM using Ubuntu 16.04 in a Samsung laptop (model np500r5h-yd1br) with Windows 10. All the settings from my laptop are default (I just buy it). But the virtualbox are running very slow. ...
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Error enabling sshd on Ubuntu 16.04

I just installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 on a virtual machine and then installed openssh-server. When I tried to enable sshd: systemctl enable sshd.service I got this message: Failed to execute ...
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menu of gedit on Ubuntu 16.04

Where is the menu of gedit? It doesn't show up. Also, as you can see on this image the buttons are gone: There are only two buttons here (you can see the "open" button on the image and the "save" ...
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How to reset npm path reference to new npm version on Ubuntu 14.04?

On Ubuntu 14.04 Trying to get rid of an old npm, which prevented me from updating. Current state is as following: running npm-> bash: /home/geert-jan/local/bin/npm: No such file or directory ...
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Apache and uploading files

I have Apache 2.4.20 on Ubuntu 16.04 and I would like to handle two scenarios: 1) a file gets uploaded to Apache by POST request. How can I categorize that file according to MIME content and then, ...
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Set music sound to fixed level in linux

I listen to classical music at work to isolate myself from noise, but classical goes low and high so I need a way to fix the level of sound so when the music goes low the sound goes up and vice versa, ...
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Hard Drive Making Beeping Noise

My hard drive (Seagate) has been working perfectly up until this past Friday, when I upgraded to the latest LTS version of Ubuntu (16.04 LTS), when I did this I was having trouble watching movies off ...
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unix:///var/run/supervisor.sock no such file

I'm running Supervisord on my Ubuntu 14.04 server and everything works fine. I deploy using a git push and upon deployment I also need to restart my application server (gunicorn) which I can ...
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Understanding package management systems for Linux

I have a low-end laptop and am looking to install a lightweight linux distribution on it, but I have certain requirements regarding package management systems, since I will be contributing to a web ...
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Virtualbox Guru Meditation error when starting an Ubuntu 16.04 guest on OSX host using vagrant

Host OS version: OSX El Capitan 10.11.4 (15E65) Virtualbox version: 5.0.18r106667 Vagrant version: 1.8.1 Guest: Ubuntu-16.04 My vagrantfile looks like 1 Vagrant.configure('2') do |config| 2 ...
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Postfix problems sending mail to gmail addresses

I have just installed Postfix and while recieving email seems to work fine, I have trouble sending email. When I send mail to an address provided by my ISP, the mail gets delivered successfully. The ...
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Can not connect to WiFi from win8, but can from ubuntu

I had an eduroam account(from the university) which I was connecting to successfully. Now I moved to another city in Germany and again they have eduroam network. When I am connecting and giving my ...
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HighDPI screens on Gnome & Linux: Force scaling on a per application basis?

I'm running Ubuntu Gnome on a Dell XPS 13 9343 (Early 2015) with a 3200 x 1800 pixel (QHD+) display. I switched from the vanilla Ubuntu unity back in 15.04, as gnome seemed to do a much better job of ...
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How do I enable SSH from a wifi to a desktop connected by an Ethernet cable (Ubuntu 15.10)?

I have a laptop and a desktop (both running linux ubuntu 15.10). I work mainly on the desktop, but sometimes I like to be around the house with the laptop. Right now, I have ssh working so that, ...
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Preserve Ubuntu/Win7 dual boot after moving/resizing current Ubuntu partition

I have Win 7 and Ubuntu 15.10 dual booting at the moment. Windows XP on sda1 is what I am trying to get rid of, so that I can then expand sda2 LEFT and resize sda6 (Ubuntu) LEFT to give me more room. ...
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Update network interface configuration in Ubuntu on the fly

I'm comfortable in software land but not server configuration land. Please redirect me if needed, this may be a stupid/misplaced question. Context: I'm using Ubuntu 14.14 within a VM on Oracle's ...
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Ubuntu 15.10, Nvidia CUDA: 970 GTX combined with 950 GTX is not working

I have 2 GPUs, a 4gb geforce gtx 970 and a 2gb geforce gtx 950 and an 800 watt powersupply (using the brand new 4 core i7). I am running using CUDA drivers, and I would like to have both cards ...
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Without BIOS support, can I install Linux on an NVMe SSD?

I’ve recently had a string of drive failures (5 in total from different brands) and I thought it would be a good time to replace them all with a very fast M.2 drive. My computer doesn’t have a M.2 ...
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Windows 10 fail to boot with 0xc0000001 error code

Introduction Hello, I'm running multiboot installation on machine with UEFI. I have Windows 10 and Ubuntu installed, managed by Grub at startup and I have laptop working like this for about half a ...
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Easiest way to convert Ubuntu Server 11.10 physical disk to VHD

I have an old HP server running Ubuntu Server 11.10. I'd like to create a copy of the disk, in VHDX form, to use with Hyper-V. What's the easiest way of creating the VHDX file? Can anyone suggest ...
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Still Cannot Remote Desktop / VNC to Ubuntu 14.04

So far I have tried: Disabling encryption via dconf-editor Disabling encryption via command line Disabling prompts via dconf-editor Disabling prompts via command line Disabling prompts via ...
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Error booting from Ubuntu 15.04 Live USB

I have a brand new Lenovo E460 with Windows 10 on it, I am trying to install Ubuntu Mate 15.04 64 bit using a Usb drive. In my BIOS, I have disabled Secure Boot, set the Boot Mode to Both and enabled ...
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After reinstallation Ubuntu 15.10 cannot mount USB stick or DVD

I reinstalled Ubuntu 15.10 because the boot loader was gone after I updated Windows on a second partition. Since then Ubuntu is unable to mount USB sticks or DVD: USB: Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at ...
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stuck in grub rescue on ubuntu 15.10

My problem started after running "delete" from testdisk at terminal, then rebooting and all I get black screen with: "error Entering rescue mode... grub rescue>" I've tried some tutorials kind ...
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Install Windows on a raw disk image in virtualbox and then use it as dual boot with linux

I currently have a laptop with linux in it. I'd like to install Windows 7 on dual boot with it but instead of doing it with a usb drive I was wondering if it was possible to create a raw disk image ...
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ubuntu 12.04 nmcli doesn't list connections under one no-login user

I am running bacula as my backup system and I would like to run a script before some backup jobs to establish a VPN connection and access some servers that don't have public IPs. I have configured a ...
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VirtualBox error when starting Ubuntu

Please help me. I got this error when I click start to run Ubuntu: Unable to load R3 module C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox/VBoxDD.DLL (VBoxDD): GetLastError=1790 (VERR_UNRESOLVED_ERROR)
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Why my ubuntu/apache getting “server reached MaxRequestWorkers setting”?

I have ubuntu 14 and apache mysql on a cloud server with 512 mb ram. I am getting "server reached MaxRequestWorkers setting". every few hours. I have the server MaxRequestWorkers at 150. I have been ...
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Cycle Through Windows on active screen

I have twin view set up in KDE and woudl like to cycle through the windows on the active screen. So if I'm working on my left screen, I'd like to be able to "Alt-Tab" through the windows ONLY on my ...
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Cannot set ports to listening even though they have been opened Windows/Ubuntu

Currently trying to set up a connection (using sockets) between my localPC (windows) and my VM (Ubuntu). They are both on the same subnet and can be pinged. Went into Windows features, advanced ...
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Cant see UPNP or any devices on an rPI access point I made. Trivial / Simple fix? Iptable issue?

I setup a basic wireless access point to access my ethernet network from my wifi devices not near it. I can access devices by ip just fine, but devices connected to the wifi network can't see upnp ...
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Was my server being SSH brute-forced?

Right, so I noticed my internet speed slowed to a crawl. I restarted my home Ubuntu server and the speed immediately increased. So I checked the active network connections with netstat -tupn and ...
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Rsync --checksum does not catch changed files

I am transferring files from a Linux computer to a Mac. The connection sometimes drops and I restart. This is usually fine, but I check everything for a possible data corruption using md5sum. With ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu with live USB

and sorry for bothering you, I have just bought an MSI PE60. I have installed Windows 10 in Legacy boot mode, so I have to install Ubuntu in Legacy mode, too. I want to install Ubuntu with the Live ...