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Linux Mint is an operating system based on the Linux distribution Ubuntu.

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networkmanager-strongswan vpn - routing specific ip through VPN

I'm trying to setting a VPN on Linux Mint 19.2. I'm using the network-manager-strongswan so I added this file named VPN under /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/ [connection] id=VPN uuid=...
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Keep losing sshfs connection on Linux Mint 19

Edit: I set the dev up with a brand new laptop with a fresh OS install. Connection was still lost. Moved her to a different desk (which would be a different port on the switch in the closet), and the ...
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Why does mongodb install require removal of VirtualBox and php-curl?

I was about to install mongodb on Linux Mint 19.1 (Tessa) via .deb file but when I checked the packages to be removed, I found this: To install the following changes are required: To be removed: ...
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Linux Mint 19 through WDS PXE does not boot

I find myself stuck trying to make linux mint 19 available from my wds. I can boot windows, ubuntu, centos, debian, kali linux AND linux mint 18 with minimal problems but linux mint 19 just won't ...
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Allow ssh/sftp file up-/download, but disallow changing existing files

I have a linux mint machine which provides a kind of file dump which gets provided via a nginx. My problem is, that a single user (upload_usr) should be able to place new files/directorys inside one ...
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LAMPs w/Wordpress with 3 domains. Two work as expected. One redirects to one of the others

I have Mint 19.1; Apache 2.4; PHP 7.2; phpmyadmin, Wordpress 5.1.1 successfully installed and functioning. Site 1 Works as expected Site 2 Redirects to Site 1 without warning Site 3 Works as ...
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Postfix issue: Email not showing up

I'm being taught to use PostFix to make a personal, cross-domain mail service. I've been stuck on this for a while, but... here's what happens. In this case, the DNS and mail servers, as well as ...
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Cannot get kernel to ask for LUKS password at boot after migrating the system from LVM to LVM on LUKS

I am running Linux Mint 18.3 on desktop system. I have migrated my workstation to LVM over LUKS, from plain LVM. The system does not boot and does not ask for LUKS password at boot. I can boot the ...
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Nginx: Wordpress: Blank Page

When I try to access my webserver, I get a blank page. It is set up to work with wordpress, but it doesn't. This is my wordpress.conf (located in conf.d): server { listen 80; #listen 443 default ...
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Hard drive not visible during Linux Mint installation

I had successfully installed Linux Mint 19 on my new Dell laptop at work. It was working fine, in general, though it did not shut down properly. I'd seen somewhere a video driver might be responsible, ...
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Apache cannot access external drive on Linux Mint

I have a Linux server and a Windows server with a external drive for my website files. The problem only exists in Linux Apache configuration, where I cannot access the files for the sites located on ...
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Ubuntu define correct virtual host on :81 port [closed]

I'm trying to install processmaker on my local machine, i create /opt directory and paste this php script into that, not i should defin virtual host on my ubuntu os, for doing this action i have this ...
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F5 bigip network access application failed to run on Linux Mint 19 (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS based) distro

We are using F5 VPN, and I found a bug and work around: F5 network access client failed to run with error: ~ $ /opt/f5/vpn/f5vpn %u qt.network.ssl: QSslSocket: cannot resolve OPENSSL_init_ssl qt....
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File system keeps becoming read-only

After working for a while, my filesystem (EXT4) becomes read-only. I then use my live USB to boot into live mode and I run fsck on the corrupted partition (and others too, to be safe). I run fsck -y ...
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Linux Mint Startup error due to insufficient disk space

Can you help me please to solve this issue? I am on Linux Mint 18.3. I use it for java script development. I have just Chrome, node and Visual Studio Code. Just couple days ago disk analyzer told me,...
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NGINX installation error

Using Linux Mint 18.3 when I had nginx installed which was running well. I needed to uninstall it for some reason, and I uninstall it using command: sudo apt purge nginx -y sudo rm -rf /etc/nginx ...
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start sevices after boot complete in linux mint

I am using linux mint 18.3 Sylvia. My system is taking a long time to boot, as I found a lot of services are running at start up. What I am asking is there any way I could start those services after ...
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Is it OK to prepare drives in mdadm RAID in LinuxMint live and then run CentOS7 installer?

I am planning to setup a CentOS7 server with software RAID. Since the CentOS7 installer isn't particularly good at preparing the disks, I wonder if it would be OK to boot up a LinuxMint 18 live, do ...
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how to check linux mint or ubuntu debian version

How can you check which Debian version Linux Mint or Ubuntu installation is based on using terminal commands? Or I need to make a script.
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Unbound - domains cached only for short time

I recently set up Unbound for DNS caching, along with DNScrypt on Linux Mint 18.1. It works, but I noticed the pages are cached only for short time: First query to google.com - 48ms (domain not ...
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Fedora 23 and 24 surprisingly slow with Numpy dot and other functions

This question was initially asked on stackoverflow byt was found to be off-topic, the text below has been updated from the initial post with new details. I recently acquired a new PC with an i7 ...
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zfs mountpoint not using the dataset

I am currently building a media server based on Linux Mint. The OS is installed on a small SSD and the intention is to store the media files on two HDDs (2TB + 4TB). To this end I have created a zfs ...
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Connected to router but without internet [closed]

My Linux Mint 17 box is connected to a router via eth0, of which is connected to the internet. However, my box cannot access websites or ping google.com etc. I am sure the problem is with the DNS ...
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Sendmail will not accept user ID / pass in SMTPAUTH

To cut down on the possibility of spam, I'm trying to set up SMTPAUTH on my Sendmail (8.14.4 on Mint MATE 17.1 x64) installation. Users can retrieve mail from the server with IMAP or POP (using ...
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Linux Mint Stuck at “nm-dispatcher.action: Disconnected from the system bus, exiting.” when shutting down

As the title implies, whenever I try and shutdown my Linux Mint Aspire-ES1-111M 3.13.0-37-generic laptop it hangs at "nm-dispatcher.action: Disconnected from the system bus, exiting." I never get the ...
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OpenVPN won't start on Ubuntu

I was trying to setup an OpenVPN server on LinuxMint 17.1 using the following guide: Click me. I followed up to the part where you start up OpenVPN with the following command: service openvpn start ...
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Unable to install Fedora 23 in VM using KVM on Linux Mint 17.2

I'm unable to install Fedora-Live-Workstation-x86_64-23-10.iso into a QEMU virtual machine using virt-manager on Linux Mint 17.2. I've verified that the SHA256 checksum on the ISO is correct. I can ...
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Zabbix sensor 'no data'

I'm having problems with monitoring my GPU temperature. There's list of my sensors: sensors -u acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: temp1_input: 65.500 temp1_crit: 99.000 ... ...
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Cannot access Apache 2 virtual host on localhost

I originally set my web root in /etc/apache2/sites-available/000-default.conf to point to /home/me/www. Due to the requirements of a new project, I need to be able to set /home/me/www/vendor/www as ...
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Docker service with upstart

On linux mint 17 docker gives the following error when trying to start it via service docker start: start: Unknown job: docker I tried 2 versions already, the old 1.1 docker.io which is in the mint ...
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How should I handle Mint instances with Puppet?

I use Puppet to set up VMs from time to time. Sometimes I run Linux Mint on these VMs. I have a lot of Puppet modules I like to use, but when they check the LSB facts they recoil from the strange ...
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unattended update PCs via foreman

I have recently became responsible for about 50 workstations running Mint Linux 17. The PCs are used for very basic data entry and only require a working browser. Although i'm told the PCs basically "...
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Where does it specify that you need 000-default.conf in apache2.4.x

I deleted this file 000-default.conf and put my own in instead. In the default apache2.conf line 219 IncludeOptional sites-enabled/*.conf however when I restart apache apache2: Syntax error on ...
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OpenSwan IPsec connection drops after 30 seconds

I'm trying to connect from my Linux Mint 16 box to a CloudStack server through IPsec L2TP. Building up the connection works (pings work across the tunnel). However 30 seconds later the IPsec tunnel ...
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Networking doesn't initialize properly when pxebooting Linux Mint (live CD) using cifs, but works with nfs

I have a TFTP/DHCP/NFS/SMB server (Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS) on 192.168.26.1. I use pxelinux to display a menu containing startup and installation options for Windows, an Ubuntu network installer, and ...
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Proxy is not getting disabled on my Linux Mint Server?

I have unset all the proxy environment variables and also changed the proxy to None under Network Proxy. Despite doing this whenever I am running sudo apt-get update it tries to connect to the proxy ...
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Apache webserver not starting - Not sure what's wrong

I had installed apache webserver on my local machine (Linux Mint 15) and everything was working fine until I tried to install npm/nodejs. I'm getting this error whenever I try starting apache - ...
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Cannot find upstart logs in syslog despite a log-priority of debug (ubuntu 13.04 & mint 16)

I've set upstart log level to "debug" sudo initctl log-priority debug But I still cannot see anything in /var/log/syslog. sudo initctl emit hello # no log sudo initctl start my-broken-service # ...
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How to undo rm -rf? [closed]

How we can undo rm -rf command ? For example, I have Application folder. And I have remove it by rm -rf Application But it was my mistake and want to recovery or want that Application Folder. But ...
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You don't have permission to access / on this server - changing default www to NTFS drive

i have been struggling for a couple of days about this problem. I am trying to change the default www directory for Apache/2.4.6 (Ubuntu) web-server under LinuxMint16 and making it point to a NTFS ...
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“getent passwd” enumerates users, “su <username>” fails

I have an LDAP server with two BDB backends. The user accounts are split between the two backends. Backend A has a referral object to Backend B. I have tried to setup LDAP client authentication on ...
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Why is index.cgi displayed as content instead of being executed?

I am trying to make a site with index.cgi, if available, served up as the content. In /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/000-default, I have: DirectoryIndex index.cgi index.html DocumentRoot /home/...
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Nginx failed to start on boot: “Cannot assign requested address”

When I reboot my server (not nginx, the whole server), Nginx fails to start automatically. After I logged into the server, I can start nginx manually (service nginx start). It works. But if I restart ...
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Network filesystem won't mount at boot

We are running a lab network with a centralized file server. I recently installed Linux Mint on a new client computer and set up LDAP for user management and network folders through the fstab. When ...
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403 Forbidden warning after installing/enabling usermod

I'd like to have per-user web directories on my Linux Mint workstation in the same general way I have had on OS X. In order to do this, I created a public_html directory in ~/. and chmod'd it to 755 ...
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nmap configuration file [closed]

I'm running Linux mint and I need to modify my nmap configuration's default service enumeration by making a new service list. I think I do this in the config file (I'm not positive), but I can't seem ...
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likewise-open issue

I've been struggling non-stop for two days on this issue and it is driving me insane. I am trying to get my Linux-Mint machine to connect to the Windows Domain so that I can gain access to the ...
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ubuntu 12.10/linux mint 14 ssh-copy-id doesn't work and returns Ambiguous output redirect

I recently got a new computer and I'm trying to use ssh-copy-id to put my keys on another server so I can login without password. but when I try ssh-copy-id -i ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub user@server and ...
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How can I force all internet traffic over a PPTP VPN but still allow local lan access?

I have a server running Linux Mint 12 that I want to keep connected to a PPTP VPN all the time. The VPN server is pretty reliable, but it drops on occasion so I just want to make it so all internet ...
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VirtualBox with Linux Mint 13 Detects Wrong Drive Size

I am trying to install Linux Mint 13 on my VirtualBox. I created a new VB hard drive with a dynamically allocated size of 8GB (I have tried with fixed size as well). I have tried installing Linux ...