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Embedded Debian Wheezy as MTP Device [on hold]

My development environment: Board: Beagle Bone Black OS: Debian Wheezy Question: is there anyway to let my Beagle-Bone act as a MTP-Device once it is connected to a PC? like all android devices do! ...
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Bind: Disabling DNS forwarder won't block resolving out-of-network names

I have disabled my local network DNS forwarder. But somehow internet names are still get resolved. Any idea how to stop this from happening?
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How to exclude directories from tar in this script?

Answering my own question yesterday, I wrote a bash script which archives all directories within a defined directory into their own separate archive files. I have also defined a variable for a file ...
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LSI SAS1068E (aka LSI SAS 3442E-R) bandwidth

Recently I connected LSI SAS 3442E-R and two HP SAS 600GB 10k HDD. My motherboard is AsRock Z97 Extreme6. Disk are configured as JBOD, no raid. Linux lspci shows: 0b:00.0 SCSI storage controller: ...
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How to forward firefox graphics from remote to local system?

I have installed CentOS7 in virtualbox through vagrant. Both guest and host operating system is CentOS7. Guest operating system is minimum installation of centos7 with no graphics. On both system I ...
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How can I tell if the server supports hot-swapping drives?

I recently purchased a used server (the type that fits into a rack, rather than a free-standing machine). One nice feature, is rather than having to open up the cover and unscrew the harddrives, this ...
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Can't connect to (or write to) a socket file, despite being owner?

I am working on Debian Jessie with Django 1.8, trying to set up Gunicorn to run my Django site. I have made a user called opuser, and made this user the owner of the gunicorn.sock file and of the ...
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ProFTPD server - SFTP only for 1 user

We have an FTP server setup using ProFTPD and CentOS, ProFTPD has been setup with FTP, FTPS, FTPES and SFTP access. We have a user who only wants to allow access to their account via SFTP. Is there ...
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How to installing a build Ceph

I insert my code to ceph project and I want to compile and install it on my server. I know command to build and install them but I don't know what I have to do first before make install , Because in ...
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PHP Cannot Write to Directory the Process User Owns (Fedora LEMP)

I am having a permission issue with PHP running on a Fedora 22 LEMP install. PHP cannot write to a directory owned by user 'nginx' in the group 'nginx' with permissions of '744'. The PHP FPM socket ...
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Log in to a single LUN of a target with iscsiadm (open-iscsi)?

Is it possible to connect to only a single LUN of an iscsi target when using iscsiadm? I have a target like "iqn.0000-00.iscsi.foo:bar" this target has 1000 LUN's. If I do iscsiadm -m node -l -T ...
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Webdomain on my static public IP [on hold]

I want to create a web server using Ubuntu Server, so I have installed Apache php Sql ecc. Now I want to permit to visit my site on internet and I have token a static public Ip, but I want to have ...
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gzip select directories into separate archives

How would I go about compressing a list of directories into separate archives? I have read solutions that just archive all the directories within a given dir, but there are some I want to skip. ...
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How to block extension files in pfsense without using squid and squid guard? [on hold]

I want to block all extensions like tar,gz,exe in PFsense without using squid and squid guard.
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Why does ausearch skip entries?

I am trying to use the ausearch tool search my auditd logs for specific entries. The problem is that most of the entries in audit.log appear to be unsearchable. Searching with matching parameters ...
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CentOS 6.7 VM missing “Committed_AS” line in /proc/meminfo

The system is a virtual machine, and cat /proc/meminfo is missing the "Committed_AS" line which causes the some application processes to fail. [root@node1 ~]# more /etc/centos-release CentOS ...
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Postgres /root": Permission denied

why on ubuntu 14.10 every time that i try to start the postgres on: sudo -p 'sudo password: ' -u postgres /usr/lib/postgresql/9.4/bin/initdb -D /mnt/postgresql/9.4/data show this: could not ...
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Linux's /etc/init.d - symlink, hard link, or actual file?

I have a Debian and an RPM package that requires a start/stop script to be added to the /etc/init.d directory. Recently, I was informed by a remote developer that "those in the know" know that "best ...
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keepalived VRRP_script not failing over

So I am running keepalived on two servers and I can't get it to failover to the other. Below I have my config for one of the servers. The only different between the two is the priority numbers master ...
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Public Key Pinning and subdomains [on hold]

Shortly I have intend to install new webserver and I'd like to secure users a little bit more. I already have domain, (virtual) server and everything else that matters when configuring a server. ...
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error trying to install CentOS 7 and remove windows 8.1 [on hold]

I have a USB boot stick that I am trying to use to install CentOS 7 and also completely remove windows 8.1 from a computer. I pressed del to enter setup and then navigated to the boot options, and ...
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Unable to log into a rsyslog filter using logger [duplicate]

Ubuntu 64 14.04 comes with rsyslog (7) built-in. I've added test.conf to /etc/rsyslog.d with the following line: :syslogtag,isequal,"test" /var/log/test.log I then restart rsyslog and log ...
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autofs runs under root user and not as the local logged in user

I had described in this answer a solution how to use automount / autofs for mounting net drives with different credentials depending on the logged in user. To do that I can use ${HOME} like this: ABC ...
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Linux check availability [on hold]

How can I do an infinite ping to a server, and when the server is down put the server IP in the server where i'm running the program? Is it possble with a while?
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Child proc in highload

I need to know why this child proc is using 208% of my CPU. I think it would be a good idea to find the pathname of it. Do you have any idea how to find it? 4910 root 20 0 9691M 2006M 7924 R 208. ...
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(solved -> bug) forward arp packets as vlan tagged arp packets

How can i forward arp packets as vlan tagged arp packets? e.g. arp packet (no vlan tag) -> eth1 -> eth2.1 -> arp packet (with vlan tag) With the following setup, the outgoing arp packets (on eth2.1) ...
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Bash move and rename folders

I have a bunch of folders like that: Team A - Folder 01/ Team A - Folder 02/ Team B - 14-12-2003 - Folder XX/ Team B - 21-03-2008 - Folder YY/ ... With the passing time, this list have became very ...
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How to I configure CentOS command sudo su with a password

I have disable accessibility on my CentOS server by using given username and password, I allow them to access server by using Public Key instead, but I noticed that every account can change to root ...
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What is means in tc “Unparsable filter ID ”2:“”

I wrote a shell script for limit upload speed by tc and cgroup. #!/bin/bash -x mkdir -p /cgroup/imagecenter mount -t cgroup -o net_cls image_net /cgroup/imagecenter/ mkdir -p ...
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LEMP Setup on CentOS at DigitalOcean [on hold]

I'm following this tutorial. I got some issues start from step four: Configure Nginx to Process PHP Pages. After I typed this $ sudo vi /etc/nginx/conf.d/default.conf. I can't find server { listen ...
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How Do I resize a partition? [on hold]

I have the following FIle system setup currently. I need as much room as i can get in ./home. root@Jm2:~# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/md1 20G 7.6G 11G 42% ...
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PowerMTA Not starting

I have recently installed PowerMTA server on CentOS 6, every prerequisite was installed according to Document and License was entered in correctly configuration file was also correctly setup in ...
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Scaling beyond 65k open files (TCP connections)

I have a requirement for my Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS server to have >65k clients connected to it via TCP. Although I have memory & cpu to spare I'm unable to get more than 65k clients to connect. I ...
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Forward port to virtual IP in namespace

So, I followed this guide to make a namespace where I can run my VPN: https://schnouki.net/posts/2014/12/12/openvpn-for-a-single-application-on-linux/ It works fine so far, but I have one problem. I ...
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linking a local windows git repository to the aws linux git server

I want to create a git server on my aws linux server so that whenever I want to update my website in the public_html I dont have to manually transfer files to the server, I want to make use of git, ...
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Is it better to hire a system administrator or do it yourself? [on hold]

I previously asked a question on here asking the risks in hiring a sys admin to secure my server. I got some great answers, I appreciate them. What I want to know is, to eliminate the risks Should I ...
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Modifiying a server securely [on hold]

I wanted to purchase a dedicated server to host my site. I am a newcomer to this and wanted to know if I hired someone to secure the server and SSH for me, will that put me at risk? Or is there an ...
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Creating a linux-based black box environment? [on hold]

This is a subject I've found very little on and while there are theory-based articles out there, I can't find anything with specifics. I also wasn't sure whether this should live on stack overflow or ...
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Promiscuous mode not working with ubuntu and wireshark [on hold]

I am running Ubuntu Linux and have installed wireshark on it. I can see the incoming and outgoing traffic just fine. Now I want to see the traffic from other devices which are on my LAN. So, I did: ...
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bastille linux command line pass config file with answers

I have bastille for hardening and Im using it as follows /usr/sbin/bastille -c The above starts it in interactive mode Is it possible to provide bastille linux set of answers via a file on the ...
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SSH into NAT'd servers on the same public IP address

I am trying to SSH from in office X to a few Linux boxes in office Y. The Linux boxes in office Y are behind NAT and each run on their own ports. I can successfully reach all of them through SSH, but ...
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how do I plan partitions for LUKS encryption of a CentOS 7 server?

A CentOS 7 web server needs encryption at rest. I would like to use LUKS encryption for this, but I need direction to plan how. Can I use LUKS encryption to encrypt the entire drive as one unit on a ...
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Why am I limited to ~10-20 usb devices? [migrated]

I am trying to hook up 27 USB device to an Intel NUC running CentOS 7 but no matter what I do the system can never see more than 20. I have tried multiple models of NUCs and even tried adding an ...
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Ubuntu hang up before login screen [migrated]

On my Ubuntu 14.04 x64/Win 8 dual boot system (traditional via grub), Ubuntu won't run any more... The boot process seems correct, but when the login screen is about to display (Ubuntu logo shown with ...
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Maintain and version controll config- and SQL scripts

I'm looking for recomandations of handling variouse config scripts for a few databaseservers. The scrips fall into the following categories: OS Config scripts and files, such as crontab for multiple ...
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Host using Linux bond mode 1 (active/backup) connected to 2 x independent switches

I have a host using Linux bond mode 1 (active/backup) connected to 2 x independent switches. Please can someone confirm if this is possible for successful failover between NICS or do I have to ...
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Can connect to Apache 2 test page, but no to Mediawiki

I've set up Mediawiki on Centos 6 according to this article: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Running_MediaWiki_on_Red_Hat_Linux Works fine locally, but when I attempt to connect from outside my ...
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Tool to detect alias IPs in a network [on hold]

I'm on the lookout for a utility or tool on linux that can give me all the alias IPs used in a network. For example, if this is what I get on doing an ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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Migrating bareos storage to another

We have a host A with bareos SD and the storage "backups". We want to migrate the data from host A to another storage (host B) temporarily. We have to reinstall the host A for performance reasons. ...
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Trying to access port 3306 (only using it locally)

I am trying to open port 3306 on my archlinux distro. I've tried multiple different iptables settings, but I can't seem to get it to work. (Locally) Here's my current iptables setting: Chain INPUT ...