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Autossh fork after entering password

I have an SSH tunnel that I run with autossh to keep it going reliably. The only issue I have is that I have an encrypted private key which I use to connect. If I want to fork my process to the ...
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split txt file in half based on pattern

I have a text file which looks like this: train/a/abbey/00000001.jpg 0 ... train/a/abbey/00000999.jpg 0 train/a/abbey/00001000.jpg 0 train/a/airport_terminal/00000001.jpg 1 train/a/airport_terminal/...
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Splitting a large text file every x pattern repeats

I'm trying to split a large file every x patterns without success, how I can achieve that? The file structure: > ASDF ABCDEFGHIJKWERQWEWQYASTRDTAYDGAHSFDTS > QWERT ...
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Linux- split large files in smaller chunks and append .txt to the smaller pieces

I have been trying to split a large file using the splitcommand but along with this I need to do the following: split a number of files in a directory add an extension .txt to the smaller chunks ...
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How to play Left 4 Dead 2 in split screen with two controllers?

I would like to know if anybody managed to play L4D2 in split screen under Ubuntu/Linux with 2 controllers and how it was achieved. I tried a lot of time using different guides like this one; split ...
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Ending up with four screens on my laptop display - can't do anything

Just got a new ASUS laptop and every things good with it for the most part. But when I booted from a Ubuntu USB, I believe it was 14.04.3 or later, before the logo even loaded I was left with two ...
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a2ps splits both words and lines

a2ps is not working for me. It splits words and sometimes lines. Li ke this. I have looked over the rather extensive documentation and can't find anything. -E isn't helping. This makes it ...
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How to split the lines in a text file into two consecutive lines in a new file?

I have a find -exec grep command pair that groups path/filename.ext:ln#:line contents on a single line. I want to divide the line into two consecutive lines in a second file. The consecutive lines ...
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Multiwindow screen

I want to create ./console, which will show four screen splitted vertical and horizontal. How can I do it? I tried: screen -rD s1 screen -S s1 -X split but it doesn't split. Why? CTRL-a and :split ...
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Re-encoding through FFMPEG

How do I run this command on splitting files, but with re-encoding to MP4 as shown in earlier post? And when splitting the file, how do I avoid hogging the system's resources (especially if it's a ...
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Split a large video file into small clips 15 sec each

How do I split a large mp4 file using ffmpeg, into smaller clips, which are 15 seconds each. Kindly advice/suggest please. Thanks, Dominic
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How do I split my unified root & home folder after installing Ubuntu?

I need some help over here. I want to split my Ubuntu partition (which contains the root and the home folder) to two separate partitions, so I could only move my root partition to my SSD afterwards. ...
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Name files after split command

there is a large file I split in bash. I am using split -l 20000 -d "job1" "job1" where job 1 is the input file - how can I change the naming of the output so that it produces job1_1,job1_2,...
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Creating 2 zip parts starting from specific byte

I have a 7 GB directory on my server and I want to download it to my PC. I've archived it with this command: zip -9 -r sc.zip FOLDER/ I downloaded it to my PC . But ZIP file larger than 4 GB gives ...
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split a file based on pre-defined set of rows

I want to split a text file according to a pre-defined set of rows. For example. I have a file a b c d e f And then I have the following sets of rows (these could be stored however it is more ...
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mount split disk image in raw format

i have a NAS (qnap) where i hosted a LUN a year ago, where i stored some backup data. I made a backup of the lun in raw format (functionality of the nas) and deleted the lun. yesterday i found out, ...
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split big text file (10GB) with split command a) with a minimum size of the output file (40MB) and b) after a specific string (</record>)

I'm new to the shell and got nobody to ask. Thank you very much! I got big text file (10GB, .xml, contains over 1 million tags like this: <record>text</record>) which I splitted into ...
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avconv gives error when trying to split a file in since 14.04 upgrade

I use the following command to split a file, but since an upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 it gives an error. The resulting file only contains audio, no video. avconv -i cam.mp4 -ss 00:14:00 -t 00:28:00 -...
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Any alternative to XTerm with splitting and tabs?

XTerm is great because I can view images inside it in w3m or ranger. However, as a terminal it does not support tabs or splitting. Is there an alternative that works like XTerm but supports splitting ...
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I want to split sound

I would like to split sound between skype and games/music/system. I want skype to use headphones plugged in, and system to use speakers. Is that possible? Microphone - mic in PINK Headphones - audio ...
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Document Sorting Section

I have some sample data below (call it test.txt). I would like to split this big document into 3 documents by searching the first two digits in the 4th column. I'm pretty new with Linux (Lubuntu 14.04)...
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How do I split a multi-page tif file?

I have big 100+ page tif files and would like to be able to split it at a specified page. there are excellent tools for doing this with pdfs. I'm looking for something similar for tif images, both ...
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Working with byobu splits

Is there a way to start automatically a window with multiple splits running their own application using byobu? am using tmux as the backend. Also, how do i select the content of a split for pasting ...
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Can I discover the format of archive?

Not long I have decided to make a compress of my archives .deb / tar.gz, on only one archive. No problem I compress, and I used split command to break that archive in many parts to (upload - backup) ...
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two monitors without mirroring

I have a trouble - I have ubuntu 13.04 with Cinnamon installed, and when I connect to monitor, it makes this: I want it to make two split monitors with same dimensions. Is it possible to make it? ...
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bash: cd: /sda5: No such file or directory

I have files in sda5 drive but when i tried to navigate into it, it gives me below error: ~$ cd /media /media$ cd /sda5 bash: cd: /sda5: No such file or directory /media$ ls 003C-91E4 ...
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Is possible to split an nautilus window in horizontal?

The window splits vertically when we press the F3 key, it's possible to split the window horizontally?
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Piping with SSH and split the file

Im using tar zcf - stuff | ssh user@server 'cat > data.tar.gz' Is there a way to split the file on transfer? Something like this: tar zcf - stuff | split -b 5G | ssh user@server 'cat > data-...
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Split monitor in two

Is there a way to split a single monitor in two, so that the two halves will be treated as separate monitors? This means that windows should fill half the screen when maximized. Also, gnome panels ...
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Split a large XML file by a certain node into smaller files

I've got a XML file with 1GB (about 6000000 Lines). The goal is to split this file into smaller .xml files with more or less 20000 lines each. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!...
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Gnome classic split screen plugin

How do i get Gnome classic to have a split screen? I want it to be like it is in Unity where if i drag something to the side it maximizes its size to cover just half the screen, and then drag ...
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how to split all the files in a directory in to 4gb files to a different directory?

I have a directory containing several large files that are each greater than 4gb. I want to copy all of those files to a different directory (happens to be a fat32 usb drive mounted), but split the ...
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Can I make one monitor act like two, split in half

Context: Ubuntu 11.10, Unity Let's say I have a screen at resolution 1000x500. What I'd like to do is split the screen down the middle so [Unity or X or ?] acts as if there are two displays (each of ...
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“cat: write error: File too large” when trying to join 7GB backup

I have a 7gb .iso file, and I want to move it to a secondary HDD I have connected on my computer, first I tried to move the entire file and it failed saying the file was too large. I noticed always ...
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Change default location of programs / users

I just bought a new SSD hard drive and want to minimize writing to the drive by moving users and applications to another 1TB hard drive. Windows 7 accomplishes this fairly easily. I want to know how ...
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Compress and split files in Nautilus

If you right click a file in Nautilus and select Compress, then you get a dialog where you can choose a compression format and a filename. If you click on Advanced, then there are settings to split ...
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How to split larger files into smaller parts?

I have a large file (8GB for Example). How can I split it into multiple parts, let's say 3 equal parts, and after that how do I integrate them later?