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Why is Kali linux used. How much it is different from Redhat.What is the scope for freelancers with kali linux.
by Rahul_24 -6 in Linux and Unix ()
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Want to buy a Dell machine loaded with Linux? Shame, as it appears that Dell Europe would really rather you bought a Windows-powered one, despite having a website devoted entirely to selling Dell Ubuntu laptops. And, oh boy, does it use some strange arguments to dissuade you from becoming a …
by happygeek 1,608 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hello, I'm trying to get this piece of script working, but I'm having an issue on my script. The if [ $DEV_ORA -eq 0 ] is not get run when I run my script. I do not know what I'm doing wrong here. Basically I trying to run the second …
by pirulo64 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi Friends, automated script for ssh trust setup?
by Prithiviraj_1 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hey fellas. I've been using Windows as my main OS since I sat on an PC with win 95. Now I think is time to finally change to Linux! The main reason I didn't change sooner was because the .NET dev env, but now there's Mono. So, I really would …
by AleMonteiro 238 in Linux and Unix ()
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so has anyone tried using orfox....? how has it been working for you?
by nudy.budy 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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Which is the best application to connect Linux remotely? Best regards, ...
by infovirtualser in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi all, I was recently reading an interesting article about setting up an SSH honeypot to track malicious activity (article avaliable here ... ) The article mentions that after an attacker gained SSH access to a server, they installed an IRC bot. Now, my knowledge of IRC is very limited, …
by James_43 15 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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Hello Everybody, I am trying to run a simple script to monitor a log file, where I need to send an alarm every time specific line is being written into this log file, currently my script is working fine, the problem is with the miltiple lines that is being written …
by fo2sh -4 in Linux and Unix ()
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Dear friends: I want to install the Non-Uniform Rational B-Splines (NURBS) curves and surface packate NURBS++ in opensuse linux 13.1. The official web site of NURBS++ is and the packate is written based on the c++ template technique. The latest of the package is 3.0.11(2002), the help manual show it …
by ztdep -8 in Linux and Unix ()
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I'm trying to get python script to verify if the Linux server is the os release, 5,6 or 7 Can someone help me to guide me to the right direction. import os import platform import sys os_release = (str(platform.linux_distribution()[0])) if os_release == "5": os.system("df -h") elif os_release == "6": os.system("date") …
by pirulo64 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hello! How would you make an Operating System with COSMOS? Heres what I want: * A boot screen, showing a progress bar with the current OS loading status * A desktop with customizable wallpaper * Mouse * A taskbar that shows open programs, a start menu, the time, the sound …
by TonyTGI in Linux and Unix ()
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by ztdep -8 in Linux and Unix ()
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In Linux, what's the difference in a service and a daemon? I know a daemon is a long running process without a terminal for servicing things such as requests from other processes or server type services such as a web server or dns server. I understand that you can change …
by Sphinx'LostNose in Linux and Unix ()
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Hello DaniWeb / Linux Users and Programmers, I am 90% new to the world of Linux. I was instructed to edit a running program. The purpose of editing this program was to follow the format of the other running program. But it is hard for me to understand because some …
by zelrick -1 in Linux and Unix ()
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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'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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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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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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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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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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