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Change linux service to start in namespace on boot instead of just starting normal

Is it possible to tell an application to start in a Network Namespace on boot, instead of just starting normal? I'm running transmission-daemon on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It boots at startup, which is ...
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CURL Error version OPENSSL_1.0.1 'not found …'

I have the last few days, a concern with CURL. I get this error: curl: / lib/i386-linux-gnu/libssl.so.1.0.0: version `OPENSSL_1.0.1 'not found (required by / usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu / libcurl.so.4) ...
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Disable transmission-daemon on boot in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I realize that there are multiple posts regarding this. But most of them have to do with editing the program, which some people say is not a good idea. Then others talk about upstart, which is great, ...
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Why NetBeans ( php - remote project ) change permission of files to 0600?

I'm using NetBeans for editing some php files ( in a php project ) at remote server. all go normal, but when saving the edited file using NetBeans, the file's permissions are set to 0600 by default, ...
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New to terminator on linux. Why aren't scrollback searches highlighted?

I'm using terminator on linux/ubuntu. When I do ctrl+shift f, I get a prompt to enter a search key to search my scrollback (terminal output). However, as I go through the search results one by one, ...
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How do I undo an apache2 ubuntu HTTP HTTPS redirect?

I've got an apache2 instance running, with HTTPS redirect running: <IfModule mod_ssl.c> <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin support@myco.com DocumentRoot "/var/www" ServerName ...
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Ubuntu/Linux Equivalent of Checking for Warnings in Device Manager in Windows

Is there an equivalent program available on Linux/Ubuntu systems that does the same functions as checking for device warnings in the Windows' Device Manager?
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Eclipse market place load too slow

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS and Eclipse Java EE IDE for Web Developers Version: Luna Release (4.4.0) The Eclipse marketplace load is too long... What can I do for fast it?
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windows 7 boot screen logo issue

I have a problem with my Lenovo b50-70, I installed Ubuntu and Windows 7 in two different disk partitions, but when I choose Windows in the grub I see that instead of windows boot logo: So, I ...
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How to Temporarily Disable Pen Input on Ubuntu (Jaunty) on Thinkpad X41

I have a Thinkpad X41 tablet PC on which I installed Ubuntu. Everything works fine, including pen input. However, there is a hardware problem which causes the mouse to erratically jump to the bottom ...
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How to upgrade xrandr in ubuntu 14.04?

While trying to change resolution in VNC using: xrandr --fb 1440x900 I get the following error: xrandr: Server RandR version before 1.2 trying to "apt-get" it, the result suggests to install ...
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Linux: refresh menu after having registered .desktop file

I've created a menu item using xdg-desktop-menu install mycompany-myapp.desktop. Unfortunately, the menu item does not occur immediately on Ubuntu 11.10, but I need to log out and in again. Is there a ...
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Ubuntu logs out on browser navigation

I have: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Chromium Version 41.0.2272.76 Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit) when I navigate to bottom of http://docs.jboss.org/hibernate/orm/4.3/manual/en-US/html/ page, OS logs out and I can not ...
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How to set up a home web server with Ubuntu and Windows 7?

How do I set up a local home server that will also be used as a web server? I have an old desktop with Ubuntu 12.10 and wish for this to be used as my central web and local server. I also have ...
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Don't kill slow processes on shutodown

When linux is shutting down it sends all processes first the term signal and then the kill signal. The time between the signals is very short, so that some processes always get killed. My Firefox ...
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How to set firfox proxy to chrome proxy settings?

I'm using Linux Mint 17 and I'm using chrome. I have browsec extension and I want to use its setting for my firefox. My question is how I can set my firefox proxy settings to the ones in the chrome? ...
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VM connected to network but not to internet in VMware Player 6 on Windows 8.1 host

So I am running Bitnami's MEAN stack in VMware Player 6.0.2 on Windows 8.1 and the VM connects just fine to the network: https://www.dropbox.com/s/xfdzohjuuepz52w/ifconfig.PNG However, I am having a ...
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Boot of the Ubuntu not recognize pendrive

I'm using Ubuntu 4.14 on my notebook Samsung NP270E4E, I gave permission for 0777 "etc" folder (which I should not have done), then want to re-install ubuntu 14:04 in my notebook, the problem is that ...
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Folder Permissions

I would like to apply some permissions to websites I have hosted on a Ubuntu machine What I will be doing is create a user for each project we have, and I would like each one of them users to not ...
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When in ~ directory, why doesn't ls show /usr/ directory?

I can cd /usr/, but why doesn't ls -a or ls -d or ls -d */ show me that the usr directory is there? I have already seen this question, but ls -d */ yields ls: cannot access */: No such file or ...
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SSH Connection Error : No route to host

There are three machines in this scenario: Desktop A : user@1.23.x.x Laptop A : user@1.23.y.y Machine B : user@192.168.z.z All the machines have Ubuntu 11.04 (Desktop A is a 64bit one) and have ...
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Why am I getting 403 permission denied from Apache 2.4.7 on ubuntu 14.04

I've read about a dozen different answer to this but none of those answers seem to help. Here is the issue in a nutshell: @bos-lpqum:/var/www$ curl http://localhost/html/index.html <!DOCTYPE HTML ...
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Cannot run any game on Steam for Linux (Ubuntu)

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, installed Bumblebee and Steam. Everything worked fine, but now, suddenly, I cannot run any game. Here is a copy of terminal output: [ ... ] Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Guest OS crashes after installing VMware Tools

I've enabled VT-d in BIOS setting, and run VMware Workstation as root. Everything went well before installing VMware Tools into it. After installing VMware Tools, the guest OS (Windows XP and 7) was ...
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Sync iPhone in Ubuntu 11.04

I want to sync music on my iPhone 4 (version 4.3.3) with Ubuntu 11.04. Is there any working way to do that? I've already tried Amarok, Banshee, and iTunes on wine. None of them work.
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Apache start error: Cannot load libphp5.so

I'm getting the following error when trying to start Apache on an Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) vserver: apache2: Syntax error on line 204 of /etc/apache2/apache2.conf: Syntax error on line 1 ...
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Sharing internet connection from host to virtualized Ubuntu with Virtual Box

I have Ubuntu 11.10 in Virtual Box installed on Windows Vista. I am having a Broadband(PPPoE) internet connection. I would like to use my internet connection inside Virtual Box in Ubuntu. I tried with ...
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SFTP ChRoot result in broken pipe

I have a website that I want to add some restricted access to a sub-folder. For this, I've decided to use CHROOT with SFTP (I mostly followed this link : ...
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How to set automatic transmission password?

Hello Guys i need help about transmission password set automatically Example echo "root password" > settings.json not good for the shadow file Sorry for my bad english
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Proper way to start xvfb on startup on centos?

I'm following this tutorial, and I want to know the equivalent centos-version of this ubuntu-specific step: You may receive a few warnings regarding fonts and such, but it’ll still work despite ...
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Trovebox (OpenPhoto) setup hangs/fails at final step 3

I've been following the install instructions found here about how to install and configure Trovebox on a Ubuntu server running Apache: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Apache: 2.4.7 MySQL: 5.5.37 PHP: 5.5.9 ...
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Why does my Linux prompt show a $, instead of the login name and path?

On one of my servers, the prompt is [user@host path]...and I can actually push "tab" to auto-fill the path. But on my new Ubuntu server, it is just a dollar sign?
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libc.so.6() (64-bit) is needed by … ubuntu 11.10

I am trying to install an odbc driver for vPostgres (Vmware's version for postgres) on Ubuntu 11.10 (64-bit). I have downloaded the rpm file of the installer (64-bit) and when I try to install the rpm ...
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Aptitude vs. apt-get: Which is the recommended (aka the “right”) tool to use?

Some time ago I read that aptitude is the preferred tool for installation on Debian-based systems. But when you search around on how to administer a Debian-based system, then aptitude is rarely ...
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GRUB starts every other time

My ubuntu install only gets to the grub menu every other time (sometimes not even). The other times it shows a blank screen with a strange line of artefacts along the top. I'm not sure how to ...
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getting first non display number in use

I need to give a command like Xvfb :6 -screen 0 1024x768x24 Where 6 can be a display number. Now Xvfb can already be using that Display, so how do I get the first display number not in use?
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Use a modifier key to modify file association

When watching a movie on a laptop, it should cleverly disable its screen: If no external screen is plugged, don't disable. If a modifier key is used to open the movie, don't disable. If an external ...
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%paste magic function on ipython3

I'm using ipython3, installed on Ubuntu with apt-get. I can't use the paste magic function, it complains about missing Tkinter. But I do have Tkinter and the same thing works fine on ipython (2). ...
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aufs mount fails on root partition in ubuntu

I have been trying to execute the following command in teminal on ubuntu. sudo mount -t aufs -o br:/tmp/update/copy=rw:/=ro none / copy folder contains file x but after after mount i donot see the ...
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Boot manager not picking up correct EFI

So I'm trying to dual boot between windows and ubuntu. I think I got everything set up Ubuntu wise, but I can't seem to boot into it. I used the following: How do I mount the EFI partition on Windows ...
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How can I repair my hard drive without losing files?

In short. I have problems with accessing files on my hard drive. I also assume that it is not a hardware problem (it is more on the "software level"). I would like to know if there are ways (Linux ...
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adding Bridge …losing internet

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 , when i added bridge as next: -brctl addbr bro -brctl addif br0 eth0 -brctl addif br0 tap0 -ifconfig br0 up -dhclient -v br0 I lost the internet connection, any clues ?
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How do I resize the main partition of my newly created ubuntu server 14.04 [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu server and still pretty mystified by all the scripts and such. I have been reading different things available on the web and have successfully created my server and have several ...
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Reset root password of a VM

I removed (distrattament) my "sudo" user from sudo group user, I can't use root because I don't know a password for root. I have an Ubuntu virtual machine and when I open Recovery Menu is limited ...
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How to fix lost package ubuntu-desktop 12.04

I try to run sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop after apt-get update, on tty right after low graphic mode problem, but it says: unable to locate package ubuntu-desktop. These are what I have ...
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Can I safely delete “VirtualBox Dropped Files”?

I use VirtualBox (host Win8, gues ubuntu 14). I want to free up disk space. I see that in ~/Documents I have a folder named "VirtualBox Dropped Files" that is taking 19.5 GB. Is it safe to delete ...
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Ubuntu Server 13.10: How to downgrade kernel

Ubuntu Server 13.10 appears to be very unstable, I got random crashes of the system with no apparent reason and nothing is showing in syslog. This is screenshot from the console when the crash ...
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How do I get the latest version of R to work in RKWard in Ubuntu?

I am currently using R version 3.02 in Ubuntu 14.04LTS, but I need to upgrade to the latest version. When I run sudo apt-get install R-base, I get a message saying that I already have the latest ...
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Windows Spanned Disk (LDM) automount

Every time i startup the server with 2x2tb raid harddrive i need to call the following methods to mount: ldmtool create all mount /dev/mapper/ldm_vol_SPONS_SERVER-Dg0_Volume1 /media/data Which is ...
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Linux “top -c” to show full command

What parameter can help me to display the full command using top -c? For example, I have one of the oupput from top -c 5073 mysql 20 0 298m 12m 4668 S 0 0.0 29:27.46 /usr/sbin/mysqld ...