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CVE-2014-6271 Update for 11.10? [closed]

Every where I look I can't find a resource for an Bash update for 11.10. There was one for 10.x, 12.x, and 14.x. I ran the vulnerable test, before and after a apt-get update && apt-get ...
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2answers
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How to replace/fix a messed up /bin/sh and /bin/dash

I have corrupted my /bin/sh and have no idea how to replace it. I accidentally copied over it. How can I fix this? I am running Ubuntu Server 11.10, no X. update: I have tried the fix that was ...
2
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1answer
643 views

Change default binaries for texlive

Ubuntu ships with texlive 2009, which installs the tex binaries into /usr/bin/latex I've installed the current version of texlive with its installer, which installs its binaries into ...
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1answer
421 views

Asus Zenbook: how do I apply the bluetooth patch for 11.10?

Note: There is no need for a patch if you are running Ubuntu 12.04 I am following these instructions to recompile a kernel with working bluetooth for my Asus Zenbook UX31E. However, when typing ...
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3answers
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Crontab -e gives me error messages

I get a bunch of error messages when I run crontab -e Here are the error messages. And here is my crontab file under `/usr/bin/': # /etc/crontab: system-wide crontab # Unlike any other crontab you ...
2
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1answer
560 views

Is it possible to have .bashrc outside home directory?

I want to put a .bashrc file in a directory where my application is located, to set up path variables accordingly independent of the location of the directory at the moment. At the same time, I want ...
1
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2answers
393 views

How to have multiple path separators in Bash

I have few python scripts which were written by someone else in Windows. These scripts use double backslash as path separator but when run in Ubuntu they don't work because of this. I can change all \ ...
0
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1answer
311 views

Copying subdirectories with -r option not working

I just want to copy the contents of a directory and the subdirectories within it over to another directory in a Bash shell. I assumed cp -r would do this. However, this isn't working: cp -r ...
2
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3answers
96 views

How to find source for a line in $PATH?

I've got a line in my $PATH that is invalid and want to delete it, but I'm not sure where it's coming from. It's not being set in .bashrc, .profile, or /etc/environment. Is there any way to figure ...
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0answers
383 views

How to change the root password on Ubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to know my root password? I am using Bash. I have a freshly installed Ubuntu 11.10 and I need to change the password.
2
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1answer
2k views

Mplayer does not work anymore and I don't know why or what happend

Whenever I try and sue mplayer it says: mplayer: relocation error: mplayer: symbol ff_codec_bmp_tags, version LIBAVFORMAT_53 not defined in file libavformat.so.53 with link time reference What do ...
1
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1answer
191 views

Scripting question (youtube-dl and xclip)

I have youtube-dl and xclip installed. Is there a way I could write a script that can run commands from both? For example: youtube-dl -l --extract-audio (url) but instead of pasting a url could I ...
1
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1answer
107 views

Can't install libmodman from source

I have this file libmodman-2.0.1.tar.gz, and want to install it, so I extracted it, navigated to the directory, then ./ configure and I get this : ~/Downloads/libmodman-2.0.1$ ./configure bash: ...
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2answers
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Root's .bashrc not executing on sudo -i

On one of my Ubuntu 11.10 servers, when I use sudo -i to become the root user, root's .bashrc is not being executed. On all other servers, whose relevant configurations are identical as far as I know, ...
3
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2answers
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Running commands on boot in 11.10

So I am getting properly confused on how to create a startup script on my Ubuntu 11.10 server. I have read about init-scripts, upstart-jobs and more, but I get even more confused the more I read. ...
6
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2answers
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What is my crontab -e local file path? I want to set it via BASH script

In my Ubuntu, my username is "meuser". When i do crontab -e, i can setup my rules. But instead of doing it with crontab -e, how can i do it directly to a file? Which file i cant modify?
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2answers
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how to get bash to stop escaping $ during tab-completion?

I have this on the command line: ln -sf $PWD/wine- and then I hit tab to complete the filename. In earlier versions of Ubuntu, this worked just fine to complete the wine- filename (and as a ...