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chromium-browser processes' cmdline not available in full form [migrated]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04, with 3.13.0-38-generic kernel on a MacBookPro11,2. (late 2013) I'm trying to get the process ids of all chromium-browser processes, a bit selectively such as only renderers ...
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What steps should be taken to *physically* move the location of an email server? [on hold]

So a local company had their two techs uproot their e-mail server last Friday from it's old location to a new one and just yesterday quit. They've been wrestling with it for a week, and to my ...
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postfix relay emails dynamically

Is it possible to relay incoming emails dynamically with postfix's relayhost? relayhost = proxy:mysql:/etc/postfix/email2server.cf and I used mysql database to query each email with relay host. But ...
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Why is my find -type d performing fstat on every file in a folder?

I'm running find . -type d on a rather large directory tree. I am only interested in finding directories within this tree, but when I ran an strace against the process to make sure it was doing what I ...
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What are the advantages of GRUB over LILO? [migrated]

Why is GRUB so much more popular than LILO? The only distribution that I can think of that uses LILO by default is Slackware Linux. All other distributions use GRUB. To this day I've never understood ...
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encrypted (luks) partition had some damage - any chance?

I was trying to run Debian installer on top of an already luks-encrypted partition (I tried to do use cryptsetup in the console). I don't remember ever saying "yes, destroy" data, but what I see now, ...
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Where does `hostname` store the hostname that I've set? [migrated]

This is quite puzzling. Does anyone know where the hostname command stores and reads hostname from? I thought it was /etc/hostname but there is no such file on this Linux system that I'm using. I ...
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Windows 8: no way to automation? [on hold]

Let's say I have all-by-default Windows 8 installation with a VMware Tools pre-installed as a template in my vSphere. This template is used by a lot of people for many different purposes, so that's ...
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Tracing down spam

How can I find the source of out going spam on a linux server? tail -f /var/log/exim_mainlog 2014-10-24 15:02:37 [28750] 1Xhl4A-0007Te-9C Completed QT=7s 2014-10-24 15:02:37 [28746] SMTP ...
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Apache: After disabling SSLv3 for POODLE, can't connect with openssl or java without first specifying -tls1 [duplicate]

Recently we updated our mod_ssl config to disable SSLv3 for the POODLE attack, and that seems to be working. However, old clients (java 1.6 apps of ours, openssl 0.9.8za on my mac) get a handshake ...
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Why might the Jenkins user not have permission to access the Docker unix socket?

I've added the jenkins user to the docker group thinking that it would allow Jenkins jobs to run Docker commands. If I switch to the jenkins user, I can verify it works (manually): ubuntu@hostname:~$ ...
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Why is my server saying “No such file or directory” error for a file that is clearly there

ritwik@indus ~/perforce $ ls p4d ritwik@indus ~/perforce $ ./p4d -bash: ./p4d: No such file or directory You understood the problem right ? Why is this happening ? How do I fix it ? ritwik@indus ...
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sftp account with 2 chrooted folders

I want to create an sftp server with chroot, where each account has access to 2 areas: \ftp ---\release to customer --------\release customer a --------\release customer b ---\data from ...
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Apache2 APR Not Acceptable [on hold]

This is the error message when running "./configure --enable-so": ./configure --enable-so checking for chosen layout... Apache checking for working mkdir -p... yes checking for grep that handles ...
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iptables - dropping specific established connections after X hours

Is there a way with iptables to drop specific established connections after X hours? We have an application with limited connection support, and occasionally we see some tcp sessions that shouldn't ...
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Postfix - Relay all incoming mail to another host

I have 2 hosts, one is mail1.example.com The other is mail2.example.com Both servers have it own public ipv4 ips (But in different geo locations) Domain name has mail1 MX as mail server. I ...
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What should an Ops person know about hardware for an interview? [on hold]

It is easy to find typical interview questions for sysadmins and network engineers, but when I search for hardware engineer (hardware operations engineer) I can't even find one site with typical ...
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Dependency error installing Oracle Client SDK on Linux

Trying to install Oracle Client and the SDK on Red Hat Linux EL6: [~]: sudo rpm -ivh oracle-instantclient12.1-basiclite-12.1.0.2.0-1.x86_64.rpm Preparing... ...
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Automatically selecting default in Unix terminal

I'm aware that a command such as something -y will force a yes answer on any response back from the terminal, but I'm having problems with getting Ansible to automate the process of configuration. ...
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Load JIRA on DigitalOcean [on hold]

I'm attempting to load JIRA onto a DigitalOcean Droplet and can run through the Express Install; however, each time when I try to access via the web browser I can never seem to access the system. ...
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Tool to show permissions of path in Linux?

Is there a tool in Linux that will take a path such as /var/log/httpd/error_log, and print the permission for each branch of the path, i.e.: /var: root:root, 0755 ...
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How to Install PHP 5.3.7 On Godaddy VPS using SSH [on hold]

I have bought a New VPS from Godaddy but they supported PHP 5.3.5 and then 5.4.34 but i want PHP 5.3.7 On my VPS so please help me that how can i do this using Putty SSH Client Regards Shahaan ...
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What is a sane way to deal with changed configuration files and/or ABI breakages after package updates while using a CM software?

First of all: Full disclosure, I asked the same thing on the Salt ML but thus far the response rate has been zero. Also, gathering a broader spectrum of opinions and experiences never hurts. So I hope ...
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Issue loading .profile

I am setting up a user profile for a specific application and I am getting an error that I have yet to encounter before. The error happens on with the loading of the .profile file, but the odd thing ...
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ssh connection issue while connecting to the remote server [on hold]

I am using jsch library to connect the remote server. But i am getting algorithm negotiation failed exception. The below is the output of the ssh. Any idea to resolve this? Connecting to x.x.x.x ...
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How can I tell Linux to ignore disk partitions it's already discovered?

I'm running libvirt with QEMU/KVM and I have disk images for the VMs in LVM logical volumes. Naturally, many of the guest VMs use LVM for their disks, too. I ran partprobe on my hypervisor and it ...
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limit sites permissions on server [on hold]

I am hosting multiple PHP sites on my linux server with LAMP, I want to restrict each sites' permissions not to modify any file outside site folder directory, like most shared hosting companies do, do ...
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chroot with sftp on centos 6.5

I'm trying to get sftp working with proper chroot configuration on Centos 6.5 server. As for now I get: sftp user@000.000.000.000 User@000.000.000.000's password: Write failed: Broken pipe Couldn't ...
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JS and CSS file are not loading due to missing forward slash

My client moved to new server which nginx & percona server. Problem is the forward slash is being removed from end of the url. as you can see in the picture: therefor the design files such as ...
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Safety of sshpass and SFTP to dynamic host

I have a server with dedicated IP address A and a server with dynamic IP address B (routing via no-ip.org). A uploads a backup to B via sshpass: export SSHPASS=*** sshpass -e sftp **@** << ! ...
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Linux ssh: allow public-key authentication without giving user read rights to private key

Users logged in on my Linux server should be able to ssh to a specific remote machine with a default account. The authentication on the remote machine uses public key, so on the server the ...
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Synchronize clock with NTP while online, and with RTC while offline?

Is there a existing mechanism that synchronizes a linux system with NTP while online, and with a predictably drifting RTC while offline? We operate remote "collectors": embedded Linux systems that ...
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React OS on Chrome book [on hold]

I stumbled on React OS . Its a linux distro that intends to be binary compatible with windows. It also uses code from the wine project that helps to run windows apps on linux. I have a chrome book and ...
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Supervisord - ini file error on CentOS

I installed Supervisor on CentOS 6.5 and currently experiencing some weird error that I can't seem to fix. I created a supervisord.conf file in /etc directory and call supervisor like this: $ ...
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Direct port 443 to 8443 on using ip6tables only? [duplicate]

I am running CentOS 5, running Kernel version 2.6.18 & ip6tables v1.3.5. IPv6 is enabled. I would like to use ip6tables to direct traffic from port 443 to the internal port 8443. We did this on ...
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Which difference between /etc/aliases and virtual_alias_maps in Postfix?

Which difference between /etc/aliases and virtual_alias_maps in Postfix and where should I put aliases from local accounts to virtual user accounts (i.e. from root to postmaster@example.com)?
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One subdomain to two IP addresses depends on port [duplicate]

I have one subdomain (sub.domain.com) and it redirects user (by SRV record in DNS zone) to specified IP and port. On other IP I have web hosting service and I'd like to have website on the same ...
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Successful SSLv3 handshake on Jboss 1.6 despite disabling SSLv3 from server.xml [on hold]

Reaching out to the Jboss gurus out there, i have disabled the SSLv3 from my Jboss application server, but i am still able to validate a successful sslv3 handshake, ... the only protocol i have ...
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Linux - Disable routing but allow bridging

I have a Linux server that is running the KVM hypervisor. I have multiple bridges on this server (that are on different VLANS). Is there an "easy" way to make sure that bridge hoping (i.e. routing ...
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Why are --older-than and --younger-than killall options missing in RHEL/CentOS? [migrated]

I've experienced this issue in cleaning up scripts written by developer who were writing for Ubuntu systems, as well as ServerFault questions like this. Is there any reason the -o, -y (--older-than ...
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httpd Virtual hosts not routing files to domain

I am running Cent OS and currently have 2 different domains setup correctly on 1 server(I set these up via cPanel years ago) I wish to add a third but do not have a cPanel license, ideally I do not ...
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Squid proxy redirect to search if unable to resolve hostname

When not using a proxy, a hostname that does not exist results in an NX returned from the DNS server, and the web browser (Firefox in this case) is smart enough to attempt a search instead. However, ...
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Debian Active Directory to LDAP migration

These days I am working on LDAP and Active Directory migration. I want to migrate to LDAP but I cannot get passwords from Active Directory. I want to seemlesly migrate to LDAP, and I want a solution ...
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Managing puppet modules with git

I have a puppet/foreman server running on Debian 7 for managing my systems. I use the community version 3.7 of puppet and foreman 1.6.0. I use directory environments. At the moment I use a rather ...
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Shared hosting - One website resolves but the other doesn't [on hold]

Basically, I have a shared hosting account and I am trying to set up multiple websites on this account. I have set up the first website, and, everything is working fine. The problem is that when I ...
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How to monitor Linux server backup execution with Zabbix? [on hold]

I have more CentOS and Debian servers, where backup is configured to be executed every night. How can I use Zabbix to monitor these backups? I'd need an alarm, when backup files would not be created ...
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add authorized_key not working with ldap login [on hold]

I i used to login to my server with LDAP username and password. After login if i check the command, whoami -> "my_username" is displayed properly But if I check in /etc/passwd file there is no ...
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(OpenShift) Permission denied when installing my own cartridge from my github repository

I froked MySQL cartridge from official github repo and I added some modifications to support utf8mb4 encoding. this is my cartiridge on github : ...
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Scalable Multi Server E-mail setup using Linux/Dovecot

One of my clients ask me to set-up a multi server, scalable email system. I can configure multiple servers to send emails. By using PHP Mysql based login script, users will be redirected to each ...
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Passing through RDMA network devices to docker containers

I'm wanting to passthrough infiniband to a docker container so that I can run some high performance apps over ipoib and use rdma. Currently, I'm doing this with xen virtual machines. Now I'm looking ...