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Hardcoded password vs using `cat` to retrieve from file

I'm using Zentyal (formerly EBox) as my home gateway/server, to evaluate it for possible use in a local organization. I wanted to change the root MySQL password, which I did, and mistakenly changed ...
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Centos Nano Upgrading

I'm having a few issues with the default version of Nano...Its extremely buggy and when I scroll between characters they mysteriously change without my editing. How do I update my nano version? The ...
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SSH garbling characters in vim/nano on remote server

... and it's driving me insane. Basically (this has been happening over the past couple months), I log into a few different CentOS servers (one Linode, another VPS, and a shared host to which I have ...
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Linode Lish Shell Vim and Nano rendering troubles: lines not appearing / cursor positions wrong

I'm using a linode VPS and I just cloned one of my servers to my development server as I've done many times before. As usual SSH is inaccessible until /etc/network/interfaces is correctly updated. I ...
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Nano process occupying 100% CPU

I have a Ubuntu web server for Rails 3.0 application. when I login to my webserver and do top I get set of processes with their stats. Out of that nano process is occupying 100% of the CPU. And ...
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How to save a cronjob on nano editor?

I can login to nano or vi through Putty to my web server. After opening nano editor by typing crontab -e, I enter the following. # m h dom mon dow command (this comes up always at the top) */30 * * ...
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How to extend a selection in the linux console editors nano and pico?

How do I extend a selection in nano and pico with the keyboard, so I can move and copy blocks? Sorry, this is a question I would normally find out by myself but I have searched a lot in different ...
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How to split .nano_history file to exclude sudo uses?

I often use nano for quick edits over ssh. If I combine this with sudo though my .nano_history file becomes unreadable for non-sudo editing. I end getting the following warnings: Error reading ...
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How do I get nano to tell me if I don't have write permissions on a file?

I've used shell environments in the past where the text editor "nano" will warn me if I don't have write permissions on a file when I open the file for editing. This saves me a lot of time when I ...
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Change default crontab editor to nano in FreeBSD

When I edit the crontab using crontab -e it opens the crontab in vi. I'd prefer it to use nano. How can I change this? EDIT: For some reason the export command returns command not found. And ...