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Questions tagged [linux]

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Dual boot (Mac/Linux) Broken after creating a new partition

I can't believe I am with such a trouble: My Macbook won't boot on MacOS anymore, only on Linux (Ubuntu). Even restarting with pressing "alt" doesn't show up the Mac disk option anymore. Here is what ...
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Can't make files hidden on shared folder Linux VirtualBox

I'm running Windows 10 Home (x64, not activated) in oracle VM Virtualbox on Linux Mint 19. I'm having trouble with a shared folder. On the host it is /media/Lukaka/WP30 and it is shared so on the ...
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Using `ls` to show real name of file owners

Unix users can have their real names listed in /etc/passwd/. The finger command can display the real names. Can ls -l show these real names of file owners next to the files? If ls cannot do this ...
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Lookup-table text replacement in bash

We have weird usernames in our Linux system (like user0001). I would like to pipe results of ls -l through a lookup-table replacement of the weird usernames by their real names. I can make such a ...
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On Linux Samba share accessed from macOS, macOS has weird file permissions

The things I changed in my smb.conf on my linux machine are: unix extensions = no map archive = no map system = no map hidden = no [myshare] path = /home/bob/myshare browseable = yes read only = no ...
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Xen on Ubuntu Server 18.04 stuck after boot

I have setup an Ubuntu Server 18.04 Machine where I installed Xen Hypervisor via the following: sudo apt install xen-hypervisor-4.9-x64 Installation went fine, but after reboot (after POST and ...
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Updating Ubuntu server (14.04.5 lts) and Mediawiki (1.25.3)

My company uses Mediawiki... a lot... unfortunately it hasn't been kept up to date. Its now my job to update it. I would really like any insights into this task. Ubuntu 14.04.5 update to 18.04.1 ...
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How to display colour text in terminal?

I want to display colour text in terminal(bash shell). Tried with this approach: echo -e "\e[1;31m This is red text \e[0m" But it doesn't change the text colour to red.
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ReadOnly Access for members of Active Directory Group

I have a Linux host that runs on CentOS 7, joined to domain through realm. My goal is to provide ReadOnly access to one of the AD groups say "LinuxRO-USR", the users of this group should only be able ...
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How to start a PostgreSQL server through pg_ctl and leave it running in the foreground/don't daemonize it?

I'm familiar with the postgres command and am sure that I understand how to run it through pg_ctl. I'd like to use the latter approach in order to have unified command structure and be able to wait ...
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Shell script zips a folder, but exclude parameters not working IF its run from cron.daily

The script works fine if I run it with sh filename, but it ignores all the --exclude parameters if its run by cron: #!/bin/sh TIMESTAMP=$(date +%u) WEEK=`date +"%V"` if [ $(($WEEK%2)) -eq 0 ]; then ...
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running 64-bit software on a 32-bit raspberry pi

I am trying to run a factorio game server on my raspberry pi 2b. Unfortunately, they only have headless installations of the game for 64 bit operating systems. I tried running it on Raspbian (which I ...
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How to find and tar files then delete them

I need to find files that are older than 30 days, tar and compress them and remove the ones that I already tar and compressed. I was trying to execute something like this but it does not look like ...
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I want to connect Android to Linux using ADB (Android Debug Bridge) over USB there is error

I want to connect Android to Linux using ADB (Android Debug Bridge) over USB. A problem appears. adb phone not appearing as a device Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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BLFS 8.2, SDDM (from BLFS 8.1) shows password as boxes instead of circles

I have just finished installing KDE Plasma 5 on my Linux From Scratch 8.2 system according to instructions from the BLFS 8.2 book. I have also installed SDDM as display manager according to BLFS 8.1, ...

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