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When using openSUSE and opening Firefox the screen remains blank while the opened application appears to be off-screen. How can we cause the opened applications to open on-screen? --It is not only Firefox, but not all applications either.
by WmRobt in Linux and Unix ()
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I know that it's possible for speakers to repeat whatever sound comes into microphone. But, now I'm thinking. When I speak on Skype/TeamSpeak (VoIP software), would it be possible for me, to select audiofile and play it as if it was sent through microphone? To send music through my "microphone" …
by Aeonix 39 in Linux and Unix ()
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I'm trying to get my Mint desktop computer's home directory and my Debian media server's movies/shows directoiries backed up. When this is all said and done I'll be backing everything up to a 5 TB external USB HDD with it's own powers source connected to a Raspberry Pi 2 stored …
by lewashby 14 in Linux and Unix ()
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How network is used in linux
by DANIELJB in Linux and Unix ()
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If I try listening to music on Linux Mint, it just never sounds as good as it did on Windows 10. I had a lot of enhancements enabled in WMP so I tried downloading the PulseAudio Equaliser. It helped, but it sounds crackly at times, especially when listening to metal, …
by Yatin_2 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hey guys, so I saw a post where someone asked, "Why Linux?". To answer that, I wrote an article in my blog. Here's the ... . I thought that it would be nice to share the article in this subtopic so I created this post. Hope you enjoy the article.
by Sean Francis 7 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi guys, I'm trying to install a virtual machine; OS = kubuntu 14.04LTS using virtual machine manager on an external hard disk. My PC's OS is 12.04LTS(kubuntu) Precise Pangolin. Everything goes ahead (relatively) smoothly on VMM till its time to actually install the OS and create a domain. I then …
by damijay in Linux and Unix ()
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I am using centos Please help what is SSH commands to do this: run a command 20 times, break 2 seconds, and repeated again so like this [QUOTE] // run 20 times wget [url] ... wget [url] ... wget [url] ... wget [url] ... wget [url] ... wget [url] ... …
by basketmen in Linux and Unix ()
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Good day All. I am a junoir server admin at an ISP in south Africa. We have a problem were one of our clients accounts on cpanel has been hacked. The scripts that were dropped on the server has cause the whole server to become unstable. I am looking for …
by cazlin in Linux and Unix ()
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Guys, I’m having a lot of problems with my 64GB usb stick. It worked fine till somehow I think I formatted in exFAT format (that happened in Ubuntu as I was trying to install something on it and I formatted it using I can’t quite remember which utility in Ubuntu), …
by Violet_82 35 in Linux and Unix ()
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First bar.You never get a server suitable for your website ingnoring the status of your website.Then,what is your status? You should care of points blew:1what type of website are you building2Do you need window app3Do you require a special software like php or asp4what software in your website5How many is …
by Edsion Thomas -3 in Linux and Unix ()
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It's hard for me to admit it but there are things, ten things to be exact, that I really hate about Linux. Sometimes I think it's just me but I do see other people stating a few of these in the forums so I'm at least not alone with some …
by khess 81 in Linux and Unix ()
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When I tried to start MongoDB with the ... command I got the following. ... I then ran ... and now I'm getting this. ... Any ideas?
by lewashby 14 in Linux and Unix ()
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why linux?
by kombi-tamiri in Linux and Unix ()
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Can mkdosfs create bootable FAT like file system on linux? I don't know if mkfs.fat can create bootable a FAT file-system, but the man page says that can't. The plan is to create a small basic kernel with bootable FAT 12. The man page says for mkfs.fat: mkfs.fat can not …
by LinuxGuy80 in Linux and Unix ()
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I use firefox from Linux and Firefox keeps dropping my downloads, I don't know if this issue is specific to the Linux version or not. Is anyone else having this problem? Also, I looked through the settings but I don't see an option to limit the number of downloads that …
by lewashby 14 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi Guys! i need some help, and look i'm not sure if this the best place for this question or no. I have dedicated server, and inside of my server im runing VM with KVM (Qemu libvirt). everything is working how suppose to be, without any problem. But i need …
by hell hansen in Linux and Unix ()
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When I type ... I get: ... ... ... and my ... file looks like ... Anyone know how to solve this? If I replace ... with ... then I get the same error. And I see that in ... that ... clearly exists, so removing the ... is not …
by box5102 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hello, I am trying to remove the www. at the beginning of our domain name via .htaccess. I'm doing it like this: RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www.domain.com$ [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ [R,NC] It seems to word wonderfully. I would like to retain the www. when someone accesses the site securely with https. I …
by bigtalk in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi, I have a domain and DigitalOcean cloud ubuntu server, and I have been using the server as an email forwarding point. SImply, if someone sends an email to info@domain.com, the server forwards to personal@gmail.com. The beauty of this is that I don't need to spend my server space used …
by 9tontruck in Linux and Unix ()
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I'm working on a web application that will receive gps data and split received string to detailed information and then store it in some database tables. Every piece of application is ready, now I need to setup my new server to accept data from gps device. In my gps device, …
by phpkoder in Linux and Unix ()
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How does VLAN work on Network Manager? I didn't installed the needed packages for network manager through apt-get and or configure the VLAN interface in the command line. The strange problem was that network manager crapped out after deleting the VLAN connection.
by LinuxGuy80 in Linux and Unix ()
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... I have an empty file called backups in my backups directory to keep the tar file from trying to backup itself. Does anyone know why I'm getting this output? -> ... Note that there was a backtick between leading and ../ .
by lewashby 14 in Linux and Unix ()
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I have had a look online but can't seem to find what I want. I can find RDP clients for Linux but that is not what I want. I am looking for some software so that a Linux server can be used as a relay or proxy. The idea is …
by Borzoi 24 in Linux and Unix ()
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I want to do a /home search and remove for files named error_log that are over 5mb I use this now but it doesn't factor space: find /home -type f -name error_log -exec rm -f {} \; Any idea how to add the 5 mb limit here? Thanks!
by chaze in Linux and Unix ()
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How do I sort a text file which has been listed already by size order, then take that list and put it into reverse alphabetical order?
by MarkQ97 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi, I am accessing a FTP over SSL server with port no 990 in Implicit mode through File Zilla client.It is connected successfully but it is not listing the directory there and giving an error in logs "226 Transfer done (but failed to open directory).". Can anyone help me that …
by Teddy112 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi I'm new to Linux and it's great! I seen you on the Linux forums Rubberman, really weird though as I only stumbled upon it so I can find my two old friends. Cat1092 an NickAU from BleepingComputer. I don't know if they'd use any other forums, but looks like …
by IntegratedTweak 16 in Linux and Unix ()
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I need some suggestions on a good cloud server I could use to backup my computer. I want to backup my data (music, pictures, videos, etc...) and I also want to make it better and easier to sync between my desktop and laptop for my coding projects. I currently have …
by lewashby 14 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hello I have a problem I order a ubuntu linux server with a dedicated server and wish to enter as root ssh but when I type the command sudo root it gives me an error ?
by christine06 in Linux and Unix ()
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