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shell how to inhibit ssh yes or no input for Are you sure you want to continue connecting

In a shell script, it ssh to a server cluster, which includes dozens of servers. But some new servers do not run commands properly. I believe it is ssh yes or no problem. So I would like to have ssh ...
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Record from two devices, and failing to record from hardware device, ffmpeg

I realize that asking two questions at once is likely a breach of normal protocol, but since I think perhaps my two problems are related (and I only really need to fix the first one if the second isn'...
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How to force specific group permissions (r/w) on files created in a directory structure?

I have a directory set up on a Linux server such that I'd like all files within it to be readable and writeable for a specific group. So far, I've done chmod g+s mygroup parent, and I can see that ...
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Can't boot from USB, and can't open OS, any suggestion how to install linux on this computer?

I have an old computer that does not load from USB for some reason, the bios does not detect the USB drive in the boot menu and the OS (windows 7) does not open up. I'm trying to install linux lite on ...
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What will happen if the next version of Microsoft Windows is a Linux distribution that is still compatible with old Windows programs? [on hold]

Ok, this question can look silly but there could be some avantages for Microsoft : - better penetration in the servers market - better stability - more lightweight Of course this mean a lot of ...
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Move Windows 7 partition from Hard drive with linux (dual boot) to another new hard drive

I have got a computer with a single hard drive that has Linux (Lubuntu) and Windows 7 in it. The hard drive boots well with grub. The windows 7 partition run out of space, and I would like to move to ...
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How to change Dropbox directory on Ubuntu 16.04 outside of encrypted home folder

In November this year, Dropbox will stop sync in case home folder is encrypted (full disk encryption is supported). I have tried to move synch folder outside /home to folder on the Ext4 partition but ...
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Copy and paste to VirtualBox VMs

I have now created a new VM on VirtualBox, configured the machine settings by clicking "Machine -> Settings -> General -> Advanced" and then set: "Shared Clipboard" and "Drag'n Drop" as "...
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Debian 9 Standard login

When I have installed Debian 9 the first time I'm required to enter 'localhost login:' and 'Password:'. I really can't find any information on this in the Debian documentation, and searching the web I ...
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Turning off lxpanel on raspberry pi says “Can't connect to display”

My raspberry is used with ssh only (i have no display connected). It seems that lxpanel is on: $ top 818 pi 20 0 105808 39460 20916 S 0.3 8.9 140:44.99 lxpanel I tried to turn it off ...
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Can Linux export disk images as ATA devices over Ethernet?

This is pretty much just plain curiosity. But there is a thing called ATA-over-Ethernet, which should be supported by Linux and which allows you to export raw disk access over Ethernet directly in ...
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Ec2 Instance Root-Volume with market place codes went to Read-only mode

We have an EC2 instance in the North Virginia Region in which the root volume went to read only mode all of a sudden. The root volume(XFS fs) has market place codes for the centos ami. I have tried ...
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ssh does not quit even after remote host reboots

I am using a command of the form: dd if=/my/block/device | ssh myuser@otherserver "gzip > file.gz" in my script. The block device being copied is very large (17GB). In many cases, I see that even if ...
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Do I need to push metadata after changing only a signing certificate?

Using shibboleth on Linux, I'm exposing a service that uses SAML to the public. Previously I have used a self-signed cert as all the SAML traffic has been internal. Using the same key, I made a CSR ...
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UEFI SSD hidden from Linux?

I have a HP Prodesk 600 G3, and I were able to install Fedora 28 on the nvme SSD. When I put the computer in BIOS mode, then I wasn't able to see the UEFI Fedora SSD anymore from the BIOS or from a ...

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