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bash: /etc/bash.bashrc: Permission denied I have no name!@lappyname:~$

During resolving another problem I run this command : pkexec chmod 0440 /etc/sudoers pkexec chmod 0440 /etc/sudoers.d/README mount -o remount,rw / Than after error occurs and after reopen the ...
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ubuntu 14.04 stuck in login loop. Nothing seems to help [duplicate]

just an hour ago, I installed some package which was supposed to solve the problem with dead keys. After that I restarted my laptop and could not log in because of infinite loop with the login page. I ...
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vi issue in SSH TTYs to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

After upgrading my server to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, I can no longer use the vi editor to edit anything in an SSH terminal (I access the server by launching ssh sessions from Cygwin running on Windows). ...
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No Downloads, Documents, … folders in Home folder after installing dvsdk

Today I have installed dvsdk package in Home folder. For installing i have changed the mode using chmod 777 and executed ./[package_name]... After that, it asks where to install, I chose home ...
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Cannot chown or chmod using sudo anymore

I was trying to make an adjustment to the /etc/sudoers file, and I accidentally corrupted it. I restored it via the grub and using the Ubuntu 14.04 default. But now it seems I can change ownership ...
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“rfkill list all” shows nothing in command line

I'm using dual boot of Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 8.1. When I run rfkill list all it shows as follows: :~$ rfkill list all :~$ Please Help. update: Laptop model: Fujisu Lifebook LH532. It has a ...
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Terminal message “Access control disabled”

Every time I open up the terminal the message access control disabled, clients can connect from any host pops up in the first line. Then the terminal behaves as usual, no errors at all. But this ...
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script in bash not understood using terminal in Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

Can anyone tells me what does this script means found in a .sh file:: [ ! -n "$T_R" ] && echo "Message Appear" && exit 1;
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What's the issue with one specific valid account in accessing skype?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I'm using Skype 4.3 for Linux. Whenever I log into skype with one valid specific account credentials the Skype window disappears after I log-in. To verify the issue, I ...
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Setting proxy in Ubuntu terminal - proxy having special characters

I am trying to set proxy for a ubuntu server 12.04. Our proxy user name contains in the format: CompanyName\UserName and Password like: $test I tried to set proxy like this: export ...
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Network-admin for server?

I am running a 12.04 distro. I am looking for something that can run in command line on my server that would give me access to change the network settings. Similar programs would be network-admin or ...
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How do i export a database in ubuntu to specified location using terminal

I get a blank screen since i have installed the ATI graphic drivers. I tried a lot of things restore my laptop but all in vain. Only formatting seems to be the other option. So i want to export my ...
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matlab: command not found

I have successfully installed MATLAB 2012a on 12.04 LTS, but I seem unable to execute any of the necessary commands to activate or run the program. When I navigate to my path_to_matlab/bin folder ...
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Brightness control command on “startup Applications” is not working

On "Startup Applications" utility I added my suitable brightness to be configured each time OS is launched. But it is not working at all. I am having to bear system's very high default brightness. ...
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can't cd to any directory inside home when using rbash

I just set a user to use rbash (I wanted to user to be able to access it's home directory only). However when I try to change sub-directory it always gives me: -rbash: cd: restricted The ...
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Packages are not installling on ubuntu 12.04

I tried to install imagemagick using following command sudo apt-get install imagemagick --fix-missing But while installing I get following error nginx-full : Depends: nginx-common (= ...
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How can I fix “setenv command not found ” error ? (Ubuntu 12.04.4)

I use Ubuntu 12.04.4. I install tcsh. But I still see this error : No command 'setenv' found, did you mean: Command 'netenv' from package 'netenv' (universe) setenv: command not found How can I fix ...
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Send shell to server via SMS

Hi this might be a duplicate and if so I'd really appreciate if I could get refereed to that question. So I'm looking for some way to connect a phone to my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server and send shell ...
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Does Brasero convert a dmg file to iso?

Is it possible to use brasero in the command line to convert a dmg file to iso?
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How can I play another mp3 file without having to close the current playing file in vlc?

I played a song via terminal. I tried the following and it gave me this result:- siddhartharao17@siddhartharao-PC:/media/LENOVO/Music/Hindi Asorted/Ek villain$ vlc --audio Galliyan.mp3 VLC media ...
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How can I make a folder in a Pen-Drive using terminal?

I had opened a Pen-Drive in my system and I thought to open my Pen-Drive from terminal and copy the needed file from system to Pen-Drive from terminal only. But I was wondering how I can do that. Can ...
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What all can I learn while using Ubuntu? [closed]

I have been using Ubuntu for 3 months now. I was using Windows 7 before that. My experience with Ubuntu makes me to forget about Windows. I am learning commands and the ways to do each and every thing ...
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How to get autocompletion with “>|”?

When trying to empty a text file with >| filename why doesn't bash's autocomplete work for the file name? Is there anyway to allow autocompletion like any other terminal command?
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Cannot get past the login screen after upgading

I've upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04. After logging in I get the following message: keith@keith-desktop:~$ Where do I go from here? I have tried most commands I have found on forum pages but nothing ...
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Could not ping Solaris KVM Guest from another computer

I setup Solaris Guest using KVM in Ubuntu. I don't have problem pinging host (Ubuntu) to guest (Solaris) and vice versa. Also my Solaris guest can ping other computers in my network but not the other ...
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Pass value of variabe to the another command

I have following command: usb_soundcard_sink=$(pactl list short sinks | grep "alsa_output" | awk '{ print $2 }' | tail -n1) It find the sinks name: sink_index=$(pactl list short sinks | awk -v ...
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Check condition in shell script

I have the following command: pactl list sinks | perl -000ne 'if(/#1/){/(Volume:.*)/; print "$1\n"}' it returns the output as: Volume: 0: 50% 1: 50% it denote the pulseaudio volume for sink 1 ...
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Check PulseAudio sink volume

Is there any command to check the PulseAudio sinks volume. Means I want display PulseAudio volume of particular sinks in % i.e. 50% I already set the volume using pactl set-sinks-volume 1 50% ...
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Find particular index from the command line output

Following is the command that find the total sinks of pulseAudio: pactl list short sinks Output: 0 alsa_output.pci-0000_00_1b.0.hdmi-stereo module-alsa-card.c s16le 2ch 44100Hz RUNNING 1 ...
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Massive error! x-nautilus-desktop:///

Im getting this error once I start up by netbook running ubuntu 12.04 about "x-nautilus-desktop:///". There's no desktop, lags horribly and the bar at the top of the screen's blank anyways to fix it ...
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Question about lynx text browser

When I go to visit this url https://github.com/search?q=jquery+stars%3A>10+forks%3A<10&type=Repositories using this command for lynx: lynx -accept_all_cookies ...
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Zenity from command line Linux installation

I have a command line installation of Linux, i.e. when I was installing it, I chose to install a command line version. I want to make use of zenity from the command line to popup dialog boxes etc. ...
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Can't start Byobu?

I can type this command byobu on the terminal and Byobu will start but when I click on the Gui icon it starts and closes fast. What I did before that is enable autolaunch and then disable it I thought ...
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How to do bonding in ubuntu 12.04 in vmware workstation?

I followed process for bonding which is given on this site: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuBonding but output is $ cat /proc/net/bonding/bond0 Ethernet Channel Bonding Driver: v3.7.1 ...
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I've wiped my hard drive, can't install ubuntu 12.04 (graphical error?)

I'm trying to install ubuntu 12.04 onto my laptop. I have it on a USB, from the ubuntu site. I deleted the previous partition table using GParted on a separate usb. It is completely unallocated. ...
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How do I pass command line parameters to executables run from Xwindows?

Running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS In terminal mode executable would be run as: ../xpdp1 -i ../inp/maxwello.inp Is there a way I can click on the xpdp1 executable in Xwindows and somehow pass the -i ...
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How can I check disk space used in a partition using the terminal in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I was wondering if there is a command that can tell the space used in a partition using the terminal. Like I want to use the su command to change to a user called admin ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 starting on terminal

Well, today i started my ubuntu 12.04 laptop but it doesn't load!!!! It ends up in a black screen(terminal) with my user name asking for my user and password i press startx and it says the program ...
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PATH variable is reseting itself

Every time I close my terminal and reopen it, simples command(e.g. ls) doesn't work. It shows the following error, irfan@irfan-Y500-Elementery:~$ ls Command 'ls' is available in '/bin/ls' The ...
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AWS Elastic Beanstalk Command Line Tool setup

I have the AWS Elastic Beanstalk Command Line Tool running on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Virtual Machine but I can only get it to work if i set the location of EB to the exact website folder I am going to ...
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How to check if a restart of open-iscsi was ok

I am working on a bash script to connect a iscsi initiator to a target. After I have edited the iscsid.conf in the initiator I have to restart the open-iscsi with the command: service open-iscsi ...
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Executing C++ program on Geany

I recently installed Kubuntu 12.04 LTS and I'm fairly new to Geany. I've used it on other computers but never installed it myself until now. Now, I have C++ code that I've run on other machines (also ...
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Terminator - Bash character encoding - problem visualizing content of some files

I'm using Terminator to manage several bash shells. If I print the content of some files, some characters are bad displayed. Even if the character encoding is setted to UTF-8. Below there is the ...
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Simple: check if volume group is found with a if

I am working on a script to check if volume group vg0 exist. The problem is that it return Found even when I delete the volume group. So very unsure what is wrong. #!/bin/bash if vgdisplay | grep ...
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Bash script fault creating mdadm array

I am working on a script to create md1 array, first to check if the array exist if not it will create it. I get command as command mdadm not found and a few others. The script wont run. ...
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MAC OSX 10.9.1 can not detect a specific directory created in Ubuntu 12.04

I created a directory on an external hard drive, named "All_Movies" using my laptop which has ubuntu 12.04 installed. This directory is pretty large(almost 560 GB) because of a lot of files. Now, ...
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How to check if last command succeeded and make that command auto accept prompts?

I am working a script to create a raid5 array. The question is how to put the command in a if (to see if the command succeeded), and when the script ask to continue creating array it will auto say ...
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How to get the cpu utlization percentage for each user in ubuntu by a command

I've typed this command to get the memory usage for each user : ps aux | awk 'NR>2{arr[$1]+=$6}END{for(i in arr) print i,arr[i]}' I want to know if there is a command or a way to get the cpu ...
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How to store the array length in a variable in bash scripting language

I stored some information about the system in an arrays .. and I tried to store the length of an array in a variable then print the value of the variable on the terminal , but there is no output! ...
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How to split string in bash and store the tokens in array

I wrote this script to store some information about my machine such as the users and the running processes . I tried to store the retrieved data into an array. To test array I printed the length of ...