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Linux won't boot with f2fs

I recently had a hardware failure and replaced by old HDD with an SSD. Therefore I used f2fs for my root partition. But now I am unable to boot properly due to fsck failure. I keep getting the ...
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Discrete graphics card doesn't clock down in a laptop

Recently, I've noticed that sometimes my laptop runs very hot despite nothing happening. Nothing was using the CPU and I found that the graphics card was the culprit (see screenshot below). Note that ...
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VMware Workstation linux installation stuck at "clocksource: Switched to clocksource tsc"

During installation XCP-ng 8.2.1, installation stuck at "clocksource: Switched to clocksource tsc". I had the same problem with Virtual Box but this command "vboxmanage setextradata &...
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GNOME 44.10: Drag-and-drop breaks Alt + Tab window switching in numerous ways

I am running a pretty fresh install of a Bluefin-based Fedora Silverblue atomic desktop with a GNOME shell using Wayland, and mostly Flatpak applications. (For what it's worth, I recently migrated my ...
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Is it possible to recover bitlocker using a USB drive?

So I've got a laptop currently dual booting windows and linux. I primarily use the linux installation, but I have certain things that need to be on windows. Currently I have bitlocker set up on ...
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How to get Intel i210at NIC ethernet card working on Linux

After my Ethernet port (on asus prime z370-p) mysteriously stopped working, I bought this PCIE ethernet card. I received this. Looks different than advertised, but probably equivalent? I am now ...
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Snap on Arch Linux : Cannot create user directory

I try running termius in Arch using snap, with snap run termius-app, but it says : 2024/03/23 21:28:19.783334 cmd_run.go:1046: WARNING: cannot create user data directory: cannot create snap home dir: ...
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Operating system not found after installing linux mint

I installed linux mint along side windows 10 on an old laptop from 2012 (i7-2670QM), after installation, removed mint flash drive -> enter -> laptop rebbot, and getting Operating sytem not found ...
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Booting a LUKS-encrypted drive with a flash drive, falling back to keyboard

I have some systems configured using GRUB as my bootloader, with an unencrypted boot partition and everything else using LVM-on-LUKS. Right now, the only way to unlock the system is for me to ...
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Converting WireGuard from docker to k8s, handshake ok but no internet access

Problem: I have a working WireGuard setup in Docker (see guide: link) but am struggling to achieve internet access for clients when porting the configuration to Kubernetes with host networking. I can ...
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Linux to Windows - smbclient works fine but mount.cifs does not

I am using a Ubuntu 22.04 guest in Hyper-V in Windows 11. I have created a file share and shared it for a local user ("shareuser"). I am trying to automatically mount it with cifs and ...
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How can I enable Wayland's autorotation in Plasma 6?

I've recently updated from KDE 5 to KDE 6 on OpenSUSE Tumbleweed on a convertible (Lenovo Thinkpad X390 Yoga). Before the update, the automatic screen rotation in "tablet mode" (apparently ...
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How do I get a Linux system with legacy mouse support to accept my KVM switch with absolute mouse mode?

One of my customers has a Linux system with the following details: Suse Linux 15 I plugged in a KVM-over-IP device from Raritan (DKX4-101) which introduces a USB-device with Keyboard + mouse in ...
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Why Linux chooses shorter prefix? (strongSwan, table 220)

I'm having 2 following routes: # ip ro show table 0|grep 10.250 10.250.0.0/16 via 10.80.1.1 dev ens5 table 220 proto static src 10.80.1.76 10.250.1.4 via 10.80.1.45 dev ens5 The first one comes ...
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Properly switch Caps Lock and Esc

I'm on KDE Neon 5.27 with X11, and the settings app has an option "Swap Esc and Caps Lock". I've been using this for a while, but some applications still think they're not swapped. I have to ...
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How to configure junest to mount a specific directory to chroot?

junest automatically mounts /home/$user/ which is really nice, but I also want to mount for example /srv/public or /mnt/something so I can use it, inside a junest environment, how could I do this?
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how to use curl for single sign-on website or page

I've already written a shell script but it's not working. I'm getting an empty response whereas it should first return a token and also it should login then register the API. That's the task which my ...
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Can i create a new root user with root priviliges when i have just access to the boot partition?

is there any way i can create a new root user when i have just access to the boot partition. I have no access to / partition . This is just a question for my own lap. So don't worry. I running an alma-...
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Linux (xcp-ng) installation has around 40GB of MS basic file system

So, I am having this trouble to get rid of these 3 partition that my Lenovo Thinkcenter keep creating when I install XCP-NG. fdisk -l output: So, basically I tried to remove those by fdisk /dev/...
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linux command line, rearrange djvu file to facilitate book index use in reader

To read books that have an index on my laptop or ereader, I like to make the first page in the reader/viewer be the first page of the text, so that the book's Index page numbers correspond directly ...
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How to simply cleanup a filename?

OS: Kubuntu 22.04.4 LTS x86_64 to display above: neofetch --stdout |grep 'OS:' . How to simply cleanup a filename, not file contents? by removing from a filename: \n newlines \t tabs non printable ...
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Unable to get to switch_root mode in CentOS 7

I am trying to reset the root password on my old drive, and I followed this instruction: https://www.redhat.com/sysadmin/recover-root-passwd However, instead of booting into a 'rescue' prompt as the ...
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accessing the filesystem of the host from a docker container running in --privileged mode: unknown filesystem type 'LVM2_member'

I'm running a systemed docker container with ssh conection and now want to mount the host filesystem to gain access to it. ( don't worry this is just for demonstration purpose) If i do mount /dev/vda2 ...
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Moving all files in sub directories into a main directory

I have a directory called "public" that contains a thousand of subdirectories eg: public/63a/e9b/79a/file.pdf public/64a/2cd/184/other_file.pdf ... My aim is to move all the files ...
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Using mdadm to perform no-downtime backupd

I have a server running Ubuntu 23.10. It contains several RAID 1 arrays created using mdadm. One of these holds the virtual machine disk images of my web-servers. Currently, to backup these images, I ...
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UFW settings for a VPN on a Rasperry Pi

I have recently set up a headless Rasperry Pi, using Raspberry Pi OS Lite. I set up Wireguard and some UFW rules. The outcome that I would like to have: all network traffic is blocked except for ...
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dmesg: `PME: Spurious native interrupt!`

I am running Linux debian 6.1.0-18-amd64 #1 SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC Debian 6.1.76-1 (2024-02-01) x86_64 GNU/Linux (and dual-booting Windows 11, fast boot is turned off) and I see this line in my dmesg ...
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USB with Kali Linux 2024.1 (not live) installed not visible in boot menu

Specifications: Laptop: Lenovo Legion Pro 5i (Gen 8) CPU: i9 (13th Gen) GPU: Nvidia Geforce RTX 4060 USB B is a SanDisk Ultra Luxe (128GB) For context: Secure boot is off. USB ports are working ...
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how ican make blueman automatic pair confirmation linux

How can I make blueman automatically confirm pairing in linux when I try to connect to a rasberry pi using bluetooth? It shows a blueman pairing request confirmation. How can I deiable this and make ...
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Why am I getting "Partition 3 does not start on physical sector boundary" warning with this setup?

On a fresh install of Proxmox 8.1, fdisk -l is warning "Partition 3 does not start on physical sector boundary". This is unexpected to me, because the start of the partition is 2099200, ...
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Wine (and Proton) does not recognize my sim pedals despite Linux doing so

After testing my Thrustmaster T-LCM positively on jstest-gtk (calibration and mapping working fine), I've followed this guide with env variables, but "Wine control" still doesn't recognize ...
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System freezes on linux

I used to run an intel processor and amd gpu on a fedora distro on wayland. Everything was working fine and trouble free on that system. But then I changed my old system to ryzen 5 3500x + gtx1660 and ...
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Could deleting a file from the folder of a program, not just remove something from the program, but also modify the program? [closed]

For example: could I change a characters movement speed in a video game, by removing a file from the games directory, or would such a thing require me to modify a file rather than removing one. Sorry ...
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Failed RDP connection - Failed to Start Remote Desktop Session

I have been trying for hours to solve this. I have enabled RDP on my Fedora 39 through Gnome Settings -> Sharing -> Remote Desktop. I have tried connecting through Remmina and xfreerdp. It seems ...
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Is it safe to go into the directory where a program is installed?

Can I mess something up when I go into a programs install path? For example, could I break or alter something by accidentally moving a file from there into a different folder?
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Adaptive streaming to rtsp relay

I have a camera at /dev/video4 under linux, and I want to stream this to a mediamtx server. I am able to do that locally using ffmeg with the following command: ffmpeg -re -i /dev/video4 -f rtsp -...
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kernel messages + DS CPU bug present and SMT on

what is the meaning of the following messages that we get from kernel messages # dmesg | grep "MDS CPU bug" [ 0.432893] MDS CPU bug present and SMT on, data leak possible. See https://...
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Unable to Ping Remote Database Server from Home WiFi Network

I am encountering a network connectivity issue when attempting to ping a remote database server from my home WiFi network. The server, identified by the IP address 192.168.100.91, is accessible via a ...
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Is it possible to change the default user of docker minio/minio:latest from root to any other username/group?

I am using minio/minio:latest image in my docker-compose.yaml file, and I want the minio docker container to have a user other than root. after checking the /usr/bin/docker-entrypoint.sh shipped with ...
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Bash provide comma-separated list in multiple lines

I have a bash script that is suppose to run another program called file-selector. #!/bin/bash ... ./file-selector -exclude="a/b/c/d/e/f1,a/b/c/d/e/f2,a/b/c/d/e/f3,a/b/c/d/e/f4,a/b/c/d/e/f5,a/b/c/...
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create sine wave with sox without a gap

I am using sox for creating synth with 100ms, this is my command: /usr/bin/sox -V -r 44100 -n -b 64 -c 1 file.wav synth 0.1 sine 200 vol -2.0dB Now when I create 3 sine wave files and combine all ...
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After installing Debian on USB stick, stick does not boot on MacBook

My goal is to install Debian to be bootable from a usb stick on a MacBook with two usb ports. To do so I booted from Debian Live flash on the first usb port. Next I used to Debian installer to ...
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Touchbar doesn’t work on MacBook Pro (14,2 2017) with Debian install

I downloaded Debian 12 on my MacBook Pro (14,2 2017). I have tried the various reddit/form/blog post and instructions. I am really at my wits end trying to make this work. New to Linux but I know ...
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docker compose down service with label

I'm trying to figure out how to programmatically compose down several services with a label. Currently I'm just using docker container stop as such: docker container stop -t 60 $(docker ps -q -f "...
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How to use ffmpeg speedup video specific time range in one line ffmpeg cli

I try following splited cli, they work well ffmpeg -i "$input_file" -filter_complex "[0:v]trim=start=0:end=10,setpts=PTS/10[v1];[0:a]atrim=start=0:end=10,asetpts=PTS/10[a1]" -map &...
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Ubuntu (ZorinOS) boots only into tty1 terminal after delering all default keyrings

I am attempting to boot my computer after utilizing Seahorse to remove all of the default keyrings. Regretfully, the only thing I receive in return is a terminal that appears only on my secondary ...
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What does the wakeup tab actually do on Powertop in Linux?

What does the wakeup tab actually do on Powertop in Linux? I tried experimenting a bit with alternating the states, between enabled and disabled, and couldn't figure it out. edit: i did try reading ...
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Vulkan: no DRI3 support detected on VNC server (Debian)

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 4 on the latest version Debian Bookworm 64-bits, and need to use vulkan in a VNC session. It works when wired to a screen: vkcube opens a window with a 3D rotating cube. ...
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TACACS+ accounting using linux client

Is it possible to log all commands executed in the Linux machine to a TACACS server?
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merge numbered files from different directories into same directory in correct order

I have some directories named FOO and BAR and etc. that have files in form FOO/ 1.png ... 18.png BAR/ 1.jpg ... 12.jpg ... and I would like them to be all copied into the DESTINATION directory ...
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