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Run cronjobs as root while Apache is running as a non-root user

im building a simple Web Application which runs on a tiny device (Odroid C1 with Ubuntu Server 14.04).. the web application will use php.. my problem is that i want to create a "Settings" page where ...
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No surround sound over HDMI on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (not pulse problem)

I decided to write a new question because I cannot find exactly my case on others. I've got a laptop Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E420 running smoothly with Elementary 0.3 (based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). I got ...
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How do I disable onboard sound in ubuntu (not bios)? Bizarre sound problem

I have a bad interference problem with audio, from the second I boot my laptop, before I select my OS. It is only a problem through my PA system, when connected directly or indirectly (via the tv ...
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Elementary OS Dualboot eror

I am currently using win 8.1 and I wanted to try elementary OS but I couldn't manage. I keep getting this error Notes: secure boot disabled , I tried iso on virtual box it works perfectly , and it ...
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How do I handle a “No such file or directory” error for a header file from make?

When compiling a source package, I got an error from make that looked like: In file included from foo.c:28:0: bar.h:23:18: fatal error: bar.h: No such file or directory #include <bar.h> ...
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Serial Port Menu Arduino Greyed Out

I have installed arduino on my ubuntu system. All the regular functions work, however the serial port is set to COM 1 and the serial port menu is grey. This error is causing my arduino to be useless. ...
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Can't install anything with software center

Every time I open Software center I get this message: New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this problem now? I ...
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GnuPG 2.0.27 Make Failure

Does anyone know what this means at the end of a GnuPG 'make" command: mv -f .deps/libcommon_a-signal.Tpo .deps/libcommon_a-signal.Po gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I.. -I../gl -I../intl ...
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Chrome Crash on 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Sony Vaio laptop which also has Vista on it. When I use Google Chrome (google-chrome-stable), it often crashes, mostly on YouTube. I tried google-chrome --disable-gpu, ...
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System tray information disappeared

Last week the system tray disappeared on my laptop running 14.04 Mate, meaning all information and menus in the top right corner: time and date, network, sound volume, shutdown etc. I remember that ...
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Ubuntu server cannot access internet, however can use SSH

So as stated I can access my server remotely, and locally using SSH, however I dont have access to "The internet". By this I mean I cant access webpages. dtipp@mc-server:~$ ping www.google.com ping: ...
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driver for pen and touch screen

I have Toshiba Portege M750 with touch screen and pen. After installation of Ubuntu 14.10 the touch screen and pen did not work at all. Is there any driver or a program 2 fix this problem. Thank u. ...
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switching a job (pid) from running as root to just running as the current user

I recently installed BitTorrent Sync version 2.0. It's purdy awesome! I've made a terrible error though. During the install process I ran sudo ./btsync instead of just ./btsync. I'm pretty sure that's ...
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E: Unable to locate package nemesis

I read about nemesis here, and I wanted to install it, but when trying to install the package with: sudo apt-get install nemesis I get this output: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Whats the difference between SUDO and Changing to root

If I issue a sudo /bin/bash` [sudo] password for mark: cmp -bl /dev/blah1 /dev/blah2 and using sudo cmp -bl /dev/blah1 /dev/blah2 then logging in as root? I don't see whats different, if ...
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Very noob question

Hey there Im using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Im trying to install the Joomla application (?), which are the steps I have to follow to install this. Thanks! [ Very noob question ]
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Install Ubuntu to a hard drive temporarily external and after that move it to internal?

I am replacing my internal hdd in my laptop with a new one. The new hdd hasn't been used before, and lshw can detect its capacity and no other information. I think of two ways. The first way: ...
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***Kernel Not Loading and Boot Fails on Win 8 Pre-Installed Laptop

I know this question is common, but this makes no sense to me. I use to dual boot Kali Linux on my PC all the time. I know for a fact my flash drive (where the files are) is specifically (hd1,msdos1) ...
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Network problems setting up an Ubuntu server in VirtualBox

Before I get into my problem I would like to start with what I am trying to accomplish in case my approach is non-optimal. I want to setup a virtual environment that mirrors our production ...
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Installing MS Office fonts - why the files are “exe”?

I installed the ttf-mscorefonts-installer package to gain extra fonts for my system. Then I noticed that the files are "exe". Why's that? As much as I know, fonts aren't binaries. See: $ sudo apt-get ...
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Why does cp not copy a specified folder

let's say that I have a following file structure: ~/DIR1 -fileA -DIR2 --fileB Then, being in ~, I run this script: cp DIR1 NEWDIR2 And just an error happens: cp: omitting directory ‘DIR1’ I ...
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“cd” redefinition causes infinite loop in bash

I redefined "cd" in my .bashrc to: function cd() { builtin cd $* pwd } This worked for a while, until I mistyped cd *2 as cd *(2 When I did that, bash prompted me, I went "d'oh", and when ...
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No audio input and non-existing S/PDIF sinks/sources in list

I've installed simple utility for audio recording Sound Recorder, but it won't start recording, as there is only one source: "Master". I use Behringer UMC202 USB audio interface, it has one stereo ...
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ubuntu 12.4 dualboot installation problem

I have a little problem. I want to install ubuntu with win7. When I start wubi, this is picture that I see. If I try option full instalation ("Probna i puna instalacija" on Serbian), I see the second ...
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HP ProBook 455 Mute Button doesn't change color

Finished re-installing Win 7 Pro and display (HW) was also replaced under warranty. Now unit is out of warranty and mute button, although it works, won't change from white (on volume) to orange ...
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How to change environment variable LANGUAGE globally in kde

My objective is to change globally the LANGUAGE var to en_US.UTF-8. Currently it is en:he:en. When issuing command locale I get this output: LANG=en_US LANGUAGE=en:he:en LC_CTYPE="en_US.UTF-8" ...
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Shell scripting for date intervals

How can write a shell script (e.g. bash) that calculates the difference between two entered dates?
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more information about the authntication [duplicate]

I have turned by mistake the account to standard position the passowrd right but the authenticate say your authentication attempt was unsuccessful so Icant download any program
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How to setup multiple ipv6 addresses with dyndns in xubuntu?

How to add extra 5 ipv6 addresses to my xubuntu and register them with dyndns? My xubuntu 14.10 have automatically configured ipv4 and ipv6 addresses: sam@minisrv1:~$ ip -6 addr show eth0 2: eth0: ...
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Best way to execute script from another linux user on the same system

I've set a script to be running on subdomain.domain.com mostly for security by isolation reasons. I need to include some output of it at domain.com. The thing is it uses ajax and hence cross-domain ...
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How do you update the DNS resolver configuration without causing downtime?

A note New question, since everything else on this matter appears to be outdated and/or conflicting. Hold your close votes, please :) The problem On stock installs of Ubuntu 12 and 14 Server, the ...
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Regain access to windows after clumsily deleting Ubuntu partition (from inside windows) when getting a grub rescue screen?

Basically I went into disk management in windows, right clicked on the Ubuntu partition and clicked delete. It was lazy and stupid and now I've lost access to my windows and all I get is "error: no ...
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Cursor is Frozen on Ubuntu VM 14.10

I think I'm having a graphics problem with my Ubuntu VM, which is on VirtualBox on a Macbook Air. After logging into the ttyl shell successfully, I was able to login normally. But after that, my ...
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How do I get Ubuntu to laod Radeon drivers after install?

Using the LIVE USB S/W everything is OK. And before with 12.x it was fine. Now I get VGA graphics mode after installing 14.04. I have modified GRUB to "NOMODESET" which took care of blank screens.
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Installing Ubuntu on a USB HDD [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a USB Hard Drive from my USB stick. So I went through a few similar questions on the website. However, I have a few special requirements. I don't want any changes ...
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Change Dekstop Resolution to 1920 x 1080

im using GTX 650 already install NVIDIA Driver Version 346.47 the biggest resolution only 1360x768 im already try auto, but not help in win 8.1 can max to 1920x1080 how to change the resolution ...
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java -home , Unrecognized option: error to create java virtual machine

my ubuntu was OK. after trying to install Hadoop i get this error. why? java -home Unrecognized option: -home Error: Could not create the Java Virtual Machine. Error: A fatal exception has occurred. ...
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bootup problem with windows8.1

I installed windows8.1 on my new laptop after that i installed ubuntu12.04 as dual OS . now i am able to use only ubuntu, windows is not booting. how can i get my windows back to use as dual OS. Both ...
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Extra partition format for storage only in Ubuntu/kali dual boot environment

I'm setting up a system for dual boot Kali & Ubuntu on a single hard drive. I was going to use ext4 for Kali & ubuntu.. My question is which format do I use for the third partition where I ...
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Install old version of Wine

Recording to this page https://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=version&iId=9597&iTestingId=56155, I should install older version of wine (max. 20041019), in order to run D2GS (game ...
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Failed to Install the GRUB boot loader on a hard disk

I keep getting cannot install GRUB boot loader, so I chose continue without boot loader. Then I get the message "No boot loaderhas been installed......You will need to boot manually with the /vmlinuz ...
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How do I use minecraft mods?

How do I add the mod to my game (minecraft 1.8) ? I'v got it on my desktop but I don't know what to do next.
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Can't reconnect CDMA modem

I have Novatel MC760 CDMA modem. I plug it in ubuntu 14.04 and have to wait 60-120 seconds and after that Network Manager lists that device if I click icon or type in terminal $ nmcli dev DEVICE ...
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Why does “ubuntu-bug” launch Ubuntu Software Center?

I'm running a new install of Ubuntu 14.04. I want to report a bug with the filesystem messing up when I wake it from sleep with a USB flash drive in it. I try to run the "ubuntu-bug" program to file ...
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How to add startup applications in lubuntu on a specific desktop?

i want startup a programm in a specific desktop with a .desktop config file for example firefox on desktop 2
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What software do I need to exchange Bitcoins?

I need software that could run on Ubuntu desktops and server; a command-line one. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit both on the desktop and on the server. What software can I use? I have tried ...
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External harddrive partition table lost after each Xubuntu 10.04 reboot

I have a problem with my USB external hardrive. Each time I plug it in my Xubuntu 14.04 server, the partition table of the harddrive is lost. I have to restore a MBR backup each time to get it back ...
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SymLink for “/home/martin” in another disk of same machine

I'm looking for a solution for the problem like below. What ever file or DIR that i put in /home/martin DIR, should land in /home-extended/martin DIR. Reason behind this, is /home DIR has only 2 GB ...
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Kodibuntu small picture on TV [on hold]

just installed kodibuntu on my old laptop. works brilliant. connected it to my TV and the TV screen is 1/4 size just stuck in top left corner of tv. Any ideas how to make it full screen on TV please. ...
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Unable to share internet via NAT connection sharing

I've been using my Jetson TK1 Remotely via ssh and NAT connection sharing as described here. Earlier everything was working perfectly, but now whenever I try to share my internet connection by running ...

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