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How do I abstract a physical Ethernet interface into two virtual interfaces in Linux?

In Debian Wheezy or Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I'm running an AppleShare file server (Netatalk 2.2.4) on eth0 using AppleTalk (DDP, not TCP/IP) networking. There is an emulator, GSport, which can access the ...
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VMWare and Linux/Ubuntu Shared Folders

I've been unable to get shared folders to show up at all. I've peeled through forums and tried installing, and reinstalling VMWare Tools…then seeing maybe those don't work at all? Whatever I'm doing ...
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How to connect to internet over VPN raised on virtual machine?

I have an PC running Ubuntu, that is connected to the network of my internet provider. To access the internet, one must make a connection using l2tp or ppp, which I have failed to configure on Ubuntu. ...
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Set up port forwarding on Ubuntu with ufw

I want to route HTTP traffic from port 80 to port 8080. I added the following rule to /etc/ufw/before.rules -A PREROUTING -p tcp --dport 80 -j REDIRECT --to-port 8080 But it works only if direct ...
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How to access webpage running on remote server?

I have an instance of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running on Google compute engine. I installed Cloudera manager on the instance and it is running administration web pages on localhost:7180. I am using port ...
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HP Proliant Microserver N40L onboard VGA does not work with widescreen monitor

I have an HP Proliant Microserver (N40L with the 1.5GHz AMD dual core) at home that I have been using for a while as a source code repository and nightly build system. Being used that way didn't ...
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Repair borken Postscript file which only ubuntu opens

I try to convert the postscript file from the link to a pdf which I can view in any computer. When I try to convert it I get error about the stack: Error: /rangecheck in --getinterval-- Operand ...
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Someone is uploading stuff from my pc

I am getting very slow Internet experience. In vnstat I see rx: 4 kbit/s 3 p/s tx: 94.74 Mbit/s 14072 p/s^C eth4 / traffic statistics rx ...
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System-wide DNS lookups over SSH tunnel

IT has the lab locked down so I cant do apt-get updates or install any packages on the Ubuntu machine. We have a Windows RDP desktop that has limited internet access. I have an SSH server running on ...
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Nginx - access from a public ip address - ubuntu 14.04

An nginx server is up and running locally on my system[ubuntu 14.04]. But i am having difficulty accessing the same server from my public ip address, or from any other system using my public ip ...
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How to do a nightly Rsync from Windows Client to Ubuntu Server with Cygwin and Task Scheduler?

I do this with the OS X machines in the office but I wish to do this with the Windows PC too. On OS X, I created SSH keys and cron jobs to rsync certain folders to specific user folders on our Ubuntu ...
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issue with extract .zip files contains arabic charcters

I try to extract .zip files contains arabic characters in files & directors , they extracted to wrong names looks like this. inflating: 9786140208872/??+???+????? +???+???-16.html inflating: ...
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Obtain different launcher items with .desktop files running the same executable

Suppose you need different launchers to run the same application, as in S1.desktop: [Desktop Entry] Name=S1 Comment=Open a terminal with ssh connection to S1 Exec=gnome-terminal --maximize --tab ...
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Live USB flash drive with a persistent user home directory [duplicate]

I want to be able to create a Live USB flash drive that I can run Ubuntu/Xubuntu on and be able to keep my configs intact. And maybe install some extra stuff. Tried using the USB flash drive creator ...
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static ip address disappeared in the middle of running iperf

The following is done on iperf client side. I set the static ip address for eth0 by modifying /etc/network/interfaces, and activate the change by doing ifup eth0. Then I start iperf -c $server_ip -t ...
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pm-hibernate does not turn off system

I'm trying to make pm-hibernate to work on my Ubuntu 14.04 system. When I invoke sudo pm-hibernate display turns off and I can't do anything anymore but computer does not turn off. All I have found ...
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Can't log in Ubuntu in a dual boot system

I have a dual boot system with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1. Until this moment everything worked fine, but just now when I tried to boot into Ubuntu I failed and I got this message: Try(hd0,0): EXT2 ...
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Install Postgresql 9.4 with Puppet

I would like to let Puppet manage Postgresql 9.4 on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. I have install the https://github.com/puppetlabs/puppetlabs-postgresql module and configured it like this for 9.3: class { ...
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Sylinux 5.x and YUMI - “no default or ui directive found”

I'm on Ubuntu 14.10 and I'm trying to create a multiboot USB with YUMI. the usb is formatted with fat32 I have installed on the usb a couple of live linux ( ubuntu, archbang ... ). When I try to ...
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Unable to view desktop Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I unable to view anything in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I Googled and found apt-get gnome-panel may work but I am unable to connect to Internet without top panel. Tried using some commands in tty1 but it ...
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How do I connect Ubuntu 14.04 to Galaxy Note Pro tablet using USB?

My Ubuntu 14.04 laptop connects to my Galaxy S3 with no problem using a USB cable. When I connect my Galaxy Note Pro with it's special USB cable the icon shows up in the launcher, but when I try to ...
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Unity Ubuntu 14.04 very slow after login

When I first login after restarting the computer, unity takes 10 min to show up the unity bar. When I just logout and login, it's much faster. Is there any log to debug this problem?
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logs are showing a succesful handshake but not connecting

I am using putty on windows to connect to an external ubuntu box: putty.exe mylogin@somewhere.com -pw mypassword The logs from pfsense are showing that it allowed this traffic to pass; however, I ...
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Percent sign in bash is not typeable

I have a strange problem: I cannot type or copy the percent sign in my bash... I tried to read ~/.bashrc, /etc/profile (and stuff in /etc/profile.d). I also tried sudo bash, but still not possible to ...
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Pushing out hosts to /etc/hosts ubuntu

I'm trying to setup an application which requires entries into /etc/hosts for all servers in the cluster. I'm trying to figure out an easy way to push all hosts to all /etc/hosts files on each server. ...
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How can I view disk quota usage on a CIFS share from a Linux client?

I have several Linux clients that mount a share on a remote machine running Windows Server 2012. The relevant line in /etc/fstab looks like this: //server.address.com/share /media/share cifs ...
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Problems writing a script to build FFmpeg from source

I’m on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I’m trying to write a script that will build FFmpeg from source; with the right flags of course. I’m following the instructions here. I’ve nailed most of it except the very ...
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opening zip over a share (guest: mac, host: ubuntu) writes “hidden” files

the settings: server: Ubuntu, running samba server clients, connecting to the server via windows share: Mac osx 10.10.2 Windows 7 Both clients can copy, create, update, delete files on the ...
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XEN boot error on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I am trying to boot to xen-hypervisor-4.1-amd64 package following the guide from official Ubuntu website, But whenever i reboot and try to boot into XEN (holding shift on grub and choosing xen ) i get ...
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KVM live migration i/o error

I have three Ubuntu Server 14.04 trusty with KVM. Two of them are HP servers and one is Dell. Both brands run fine the KVM virtual servers, and I can do live migration between the HPs. But I get I/O ...
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how to install tor in backtrack?

I do have installed vidalia on my backrack 5r3 but can't install tor standalone service, i've tried everything (apt-get and others) even cant find it on synaptic manager tried many methods using ...
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making phone calls with computer (not voip)

I have an rj11 pci card on a computer I got. Is there a way I can plug it into my home phone jack and make calls? Does anyone know of a free software for Windows or Ubuntu that will work for that? ...
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How can the application name be changed in linux?

Can we custom change the name of an application before launching it in linux? Suppose the title bar shows name of the application as "Mozilla Firefox", can it be renamed to "Browser"?
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boost application process in ubuntu

Are there other ways to boost an application process in Ubuntu other than "nice"? I want to backup a database without using import and export method and just use push and pull method instead. I tried ...
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How is my Mac mini booting up Ubuntu?

I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my 2012 Mac mini. I did not do anything special during the installation process; I did not create a separate /boot partition. During power up, the screen stays white ...
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Set up audio in XFCE Ubuntu Chroot

I have a chroot of Ubuntu running on an Android device, XFCE is running and everything is working well, apart from audio which I can not seem to get to work. I have added myself to the audio group ...
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Adding ssh public key from os x to ubuntu doesn't work

I've just switched my server to ubuntu and everything works except the ssh server. I've installed the sshd server and I generated on my mac ( client ) a key like this: ssh-keygen -t rsa -C ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Centos desktop look and feel?

I'd like to install an up-to-date Ubuntu distro (14.04 LTS) at home since it is much easier to get desktop applications; however, I'm using Centos 6 at work and I'm used to (and prefer) the desktop ...
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Duplicate a remote session in terminal in Linux (Ubuntu)

How do I duplicate a remote session in the Linux (Ubuntu) terminal? For example, if I have an SSH session open, how can I duplicate this session in the terminal?
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OPENCV 3 not being installed on ubuntu 14.04 parallella board with error?

Every time I try to install Opencv 3 on ubuntu 14.04 with my parallella board I get this error libgtk2.0-dev : Depends: libpango1.0-dev (>= 1.20) but it is not going to be installed Depends: ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu from USB on a Windows 8.1 system

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my system which already has a Windows 8.1 installed. I have created a bootable USB flash drive but I’m unable to boot from it. I looked around but could not ...
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Can't ssh into remote server unless I login locally on the server first

I've set up ubuntu server on an old desktop and was able to log in with password no problem. I then set up ssh keys and disallowed logging in with passwords. I now have this weird issue where I get a ...
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error when i install larevel using composer in ubuntu

/opt/lampp/htdocs# composer create-project laravel/laravel sampleApp --prefer-dist [Composer\Downloader\TransportException] The ...
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change port no on which tomcat is installed in ubuntu using SSH

I am accessing an Ubuntu instance through SSH, I installed tomcat7 on it. By default installed on port 8080. I need to install on port 9090, is there a way to change the port? Or how to install tomcat ...
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How to manually boot with grub or: how to boot a 32bit Linux OS on a 32bit only UEFI firmware computer?

I want to install a 32bit Linux (e.g. Ubuntu) on my Intel Atom Bay Trail tablet, but I fail to get it to boot. The device's firmware only supports 32bit bootloaders. There are guides that somewhat ...
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running rsync from vmware player vm using NAT to new server

I have been searching for days. I am trying to run rsync to a new server from a guest VMware Player VM using Ubuntu 14.04 NAT on the host Win7 pro server. I cannot setup a shell connections to the new ...
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Seagate external hard drive is not able to mount either into ubuntu or wondows.showing Dbus Error orh.gtk

I have Seagate External Hard dusk and backup plus drive 1TB. I used to use in UBUNTU laptop and windows in VM.It was working fine.But suddenly got mount error. Please find the below exact error: ...
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Will dead network hardware still show up in Ubuntu ifconfig?

I have an Intel NUC and I suspect the onboard ethernet port died, but I'm surprised it still shows up in Ubuntu as eth0 in ifconfig. Is this behavior to be expected, or should I suspect some other ...
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Squid specific configuration for multiple listening ports

On my entirely Linux-based home network I've a running Squid instance. I've setup Squid to listen to multiple ports, and I want to give a few people access to different ports but with a specific set ...
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Test USB 3.0 Device Speed

I've looked up hdparm, but all examples are for testing disks. Not sure if it can be used to test external usb devices (specifically usb flash stick). I'm using the following code right now: dd ...