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Albert launcher crashes (?) on linux Mint

I'm using Albert launcher on linux Mint 20.2, and some time after I launch it, I just notice it's not running anymore. Don't know if it crashed or something else killed it. In a different pc with same ...
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Increase the number of ssh connection for non root user (CENTOS)

We are using a linux machine in which the direct root ssh access is disabled using "PermitrootLogin No". So we have created a non root user and we do ssh using that username. But we are not ...
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How to fix gnome interface?

I installed a clean Kali Linux, updated the entire system and some of the functions just flew( I ran the commands: apt get update apt det upgrade After that I rebooted and got errors First, dash to ...
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What is the Rocky Linux/Centos 8 equivalent to system-config-printer?

The system-config-printer command is not found and is not available through yum. My program needs to run the system graphical printer setup command. Is "gsd-printer" equivalent? (I am remote ...
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The bridge configuration of my CentOS 7 machine failed, and the machine connected to the bridge cannot access the Internet

There are two network cards on my server: enp7s0 and enp9s0. Their configuration is as follows: enp7s0: file: /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-enp7s0 TYPE=Ethernet PROXY_METHOD=none BROWSER_ONLY=...
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How to create and seed new torrent files for BitTorrent using transmisson client? (Issue)

I'm trying to create and seed a new torrent file. Assuming the file I wanna share using BitTorrent is foobar.tar and the tracker that I've used is udp://tracker.eddie4.nl:6969/announce, which I got it ...
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Not enough storage in /var/cache/apt/archives and login loop issue in kali linux

I think I have might got a problem only few people have encountered before lol: Basically, I am logged out of my kali account, I can't fix the problem because I need to install an update but I'm also ...
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Kickstart: Configuring RAID1 with /boot & biosboot

I have an unused laptop that I want to use as storage. It has 2 500GB Drives that I would like to get configured in a full RAID1 configuration. I've seen documentation that it is possible to configure ...
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grep word and regex from a file

I have a file that has some server names. Some servers are with regex and some are without. I am trying to grep if the server is present in that file or not and I only have server names with me. My ...
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Is there a way to run linux in arduino due like Ubuntu?

I'm new to arduino and I am interested in arduino. But i know Linux system are compatible with arm processors, and i know that the arduino due haves arm processor. Is there a way to run linux such as ...
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"This application requires a java runtime 1.8" when using wine

OS: Arch Linux x86_64 Kernel: 5.14.16-arch1-1 Java: java-8-openjdk DE: Xfce 4.16 When trying to launch .exe file with Wine on my Arch Linux I get this error: This application requires a java runtime ...
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Plesk Server hast 100% CPU Usage by Apache Issue found in one client

I have an ubuntu V-Server with Plesk, and have a 100% CPU Usage. When I check with htop I have hundreds of apache processes running. I tried to figure out from where those processes are comming. I ...
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ffmpeg record with minimal CPU usage or hardware acceleration

How to record video with ffmpeg in hd with minimal CPU usage or use hardware acceleration with an integrated intel gpu? Currently I have at least 20% of cpu used (using -preset faster), I would like ...
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Remap key to a UTF character from another keyboard layout in Linux?

I'm using KeyMapper to remap some of the keys on my keyboard, but I haven't figured out how to do this specific thing. I need a couple of Unicode characters from a different keyboard layout, so I can'...
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Mounting 2 external drives always in the same way in Debian

I would mount on Debian (on raspberrypi with nextcloudpi) two external USB drives always in the same sequence (sda, sdb etc..) Now i've attached one USB External Drive and Debian automap as /media/...
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Remapping keyboard combination to Home/End on linux

I would like to remap the key combination Ctrl+Shift+Left/Right to the Home/End keys, but I cannot figure out how to do that. Should it be done with xmodmap? Or with XKB configuration?
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Error trying to deploy a Java application on a poor resource server: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: unable to create native thread

I am not a system engineer (I am a software developer) and I am finding the following problem trying to deploy a Java application on a CentOS 7 production server. Basically running my java application ...
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Endless ssh attempt from my IP using my public key ? Fail2ban fail to log anything useful

Lately, my hostinger server has been acting strange, I have hard time accessing the site hosted on it, I can't even ssh, however when I restart the server from hostinger panel. It works again. Upon ...
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How to transparently encrypt specific folders in home dir on Fedora and KDE

I'm using Fedora Linux 35 + KDE desktop (originally installed 33, and updated as new versions rolled out). I want to encrypt some folders in the home dir (not the entire home dir) to protect their ...
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Is there a universal cross-platform printer sharing protocol?

There is a printer connected to the Windows machine. The printer does not have a Linux driver, there is only a driver for Windows (hug you all, Nvidia and printer vendors). Is there any universal ...
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What is my X11 doing with Ctrl-Period and how can I disable it?

How do I disable whatever X-window-system-wide setting is intercepting Ctrl-Period for some kind of special input popup? More detail: I'm trying to bind an emacs command to Ctrl-Period (C-.), which ...
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drive failing, dd back failed at 33%, can I partially recover?

An external hard drive had trouble mounting after bootup. So I began to clone it using dd.This was quite a while ago, and so I don't recall the exact parameters. Something rather standard for a ...
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Why can't I use the sudo command with this user?

I am not a system engineer (I am more a software developer). I have the following problem trying to deploy an application on a Linux Centos system. As the first operation, I need to install Java and ...
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Enabling keyboard lights in Fedora 35

I am running Fedora on a (by now pretty old) Sony Vaio notebook, and the keyboard lights stopped working after an update many years ago. I now upgraded to Fedora 35 to install the vaio-control-center, ...
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Lenovo laptop seems to hibernate and won't boot

My problem is about my lenovo ideapad S340. I installed debian on it 2 years ago without any issue. During these 2 years, i tested many things with it, and i had a problem of boot. My computer was ...
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SSH, PING and TRACEROUTE not working

everything worked fine couple days ago, now i cant ssh nor ping a device on my home network(it times out). i can't even ssh local host, then it says connection refused, also traceroute doesen't work ...
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X11 Display image on screen

I want to display overlaying images on screen in X11 - for example volume indicator. I know there is xosd which can display on-screen text, but I'd like to display image instead. Is there any other ...
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What do you do after ddrescue finishes?

It may seem like a simple question but even the manual doesn't seem to address it. The rescue completes with 24 bad areas. I access the target drive but it says "Folder is Empty". Presumably ...
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PC connected over ethernet cabble cannot see Virtualbox Debian DHCP server

I am using a Debian OS on virtualbox. It has correctly configured DHCP, which works for any VM OS I run on internal network. When I switch to bridged, and select the Realtek PCIe FE adapter (ethernet) ...
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Could not start Telnet console with command 'xterm -T "R1" -e "telnet localhost 5001"': [Errno 2] Aucun fichier ou dossier de ce type: 'xterm'

This error was produced when trying to telnet on GNS3 on Linux Ubuntu Mint 20.04 Usually, the localhost assume machine IP with the port number link this: R1 telnet 192.168.1.10:5001 Currently, it is ...
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Trouble with USB drive and GRUB loader with ParrotOS

I have an older MacbookPro i believe an 08 model. I have installed ParrotOS Security on metal. I have now wanted to swap back to Kali but when I put the USB in it to install Kali, the grub bootloader ...
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Postfix Setup of out bound email via my DNS provider

I'm what I consider a better that average Linux guy and I've get up everything on the main host and its working well for my wife and myself . The home office works very well, with few complaints, ...
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How can I "type" in a keyboard layout other than the ones I have configured?

I'm working on a Cinnamon desktop environment on a GNU/Linux system (Devuan Chimaera to be specific). I want to do some typing in a foreign language. My keyboard doesn't have this layout; and I don't ...
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How to remove a wine software when uninstaller.exe is working abnormally?

I tries to install Battle.net via wine, but it cannot work normally, so I want to remove it, but when I tries to remove it with wine uninstaller I found that even do the uninstaller of Battle.net is ...
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Media players do not recognize decoders - Linux

I have been trying to install h264 decoders, by building them from the source. I have installed ffmpeg for decoding and x264 for encoding (according to information from this site: https://wiki....
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How to convert ffmpeg 24 bit flac to 16 bit alac?

I was needing help with the command to turn a 24 bit flac to 16 bit alac. To turn 24 bit flac to 16 bit flac: ffmpeg -i input.flac -sample_fmt s16 -ar 48000 output.flac To turn flac to alac: ffmpeg -i ...
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How to change root hint in bind9?

I have a root server and I want my recursive server's use it as root hint. So I change some config files on them. Following are the files I have changed on root server and recursive server. db.root ...
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LUKS Encrypted USB on macOS

How can I mount the LUKS usb I created on Manjaro Linux to macOS?
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Can the Synaptics Touchpad Noise-Cancellation be applied only when using multiple fingers but not when only one finger is used?

I'm using an Apple Magic Trackpad (first gen) with the Synaptics Trackpad-Driver (1.9.1) on Ubuntu 20.04 (Linux 5.11.0-40-generic) running KDE 5.18.5 (using xinput-gui to configure the trackpad). The ...
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Debian 10 boot always starts in GRUB

I have two physical drives with Windows installed on the one drive and Debian installed on the other one. Every time I start Debian through the boot manager, the GRUB window appear. Every time I have ...
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scp transfer through an intermediate host

I have 3 servers: A, B, C and need to transfer a file from A to C. ssh is only possible from A to B and from C to B (see below), because A and C are on 2 different VPNs. A → B C → B SSH is not ...
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Incorrect RTC and System Time - Redhat 7

The System Time and Hardware Time (RTC) are incorrect on the processors I flashed with redhat 7. I manually updated the System Time through the command line (that's all I have to use) using ...
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How do I enable 10-bit color on one of two monitors with X11?

I have read through HOWTO enable 10-bit color on Linux and know how to create a basic multi-monitor config file. The issue is that I only see it possible to enable 10-bit for the entire screen, not a ...
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Unable to SSH into EC2 Instance from configured rule iptables

Currently I have an EC2 Instance setup with SSH allowed in the security group, I have inputted into my table -A INPUT -p tcp -m state -m tcp --dport 22 --state NEW -j ACCEPT and -A OUTPUT -p tcp -m ...
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Samsung Unified Linux Driver stopped working in Linux

Printer Samsung M2020, works fine when connected to Windows 10. Uniform Linux Driver: https://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software13/printers/SS/SL-C4010ND/uld_V1.00.39_01.17.tar.gz Kubuntu Linux: % ...
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How to allow inbound access to my web server with iptables?

I have an apache web server setup which I can connect to via the localhost ip of '127.0.0.1', I have any INPUTS within my iptables for the policy set to DROP and I need to allow inbound access to the ...
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revert sysctl -w kernel.unprivileged_userns_clone=1 command

I was trying to install Microsoft Teams on Debian 9 and faced some issues. I read an answer where someone suggests to sysctl -w kernel.unprivileged_userns_clone=1 Afterwards, I saw that this is a ...
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Can't find saved passwords in Google Chrome

I use Google Chrome on Linux. I use KDE, and moreover, KDE Wallet is not enabled. So I think the "Plain text" method of storing passwords should be in use. Chrome successfully saves ...
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Can't install anything new on Ubuntu (apt --fix-broken install)

When trying to install Sox on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with apt-get install sox, and I get the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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I can't install virtualbox on Debian11 - Windows User

I'm a Windows-user and I have installed Debian11 through the Windows Store. I'm struggling and failing with installing VirtualBox on Debian11. I downloaded VirtualBox 6.1(.28) from here: VirtualBox 6....

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