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Is it possible to give execute permission with umask for files and directories

I t possible to give execute permissions with umask command
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differens between linux/ip.h and netinet/ip.h

I found that there are linux/ip.h and netinet/ip.h in Linux when I check file in /usr/include,and some of them are same.Why there is nearly same file and what differens between them?
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Running cron job on every Monday, Wednesday & Friday of a week

Just I want to know how I can create a cron job .sh file that will automatically run on every Monday, Wednesday & Friday @ night 12 am USA PST? Any samples on this is really appreciated. Thanks
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Enter key is not responding in kermit?

when i am trying to hit an enter when ever the kermit is used,it is not working.Even i re installed it.But it is not working for hitting enter to stop at u-boot and even for login credentials.Please ...
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Permissions for root to copy files?

I am a user and I have files and folders saved on the hard disk drive of a computer running Linux system. I protected my data by restricting the permissions of access. If the root decided to copy my ...
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How to pass optional input to command [closed]

I am using a tool for malware analysis, but I could not use all of its features because I have very little understanding of commands. Required info and command is pasted below. I have tried different ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 LTS not displaying letters

I'm using Kubuntu 14.04 LTS, and in the last couple of months it started not displaying some characters, see images: . This problem is in almost all programs' GUIs I use, not just Kubuntu windows. ...
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Recovering deleted files [duplicate]

Is there any ways to recover the deleted files in Ubuntu without using any software? I mean to say just by code?
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I need help looping the adding users using a shell script process in linux

I have used the code below and can create a user with the password but how do I create a loop to repeat the process #!/bin/bash # Script to add a user to Linux system if [ $(id -u) -eq 0 ]; then ...
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aide package eats more memory in the linux machine

I am facing the issue with the aide package which is eating/taking more cpu resources, if it is available in the linux machine. If I will issue "top" command, it is showing around 97% of the CPU ...
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Enable GRUB after disabling it in Ubuntu

I tried to disable the grub OS selection menu and boot directly to windows without any prompt.just as there was no linux. I achieved the solution for the above by grub customisation menu and ...
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How to build sound card drivers? [duplicate]

I downloaded the drivers for my sound card (XFiDrv_Linux_Public_US_1.00.tar.gz) from a website. The readme file says: Quick install In terminal, Goto source directory Execute make command ...
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Troubles using GRUB Rescue

I am facing this problem suddenly from today morning and I am at my wit's end trying to figure out how to solve this. I am going through endless discussions but I still can't figure out the problem. ...
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NetCDF library error

Determined Grid coordinate range Opening /home/admini/regcm/regdata//SURFACE/GTOPO_DEM_30s.nc NetCDF library error. No such file or directory please give me some advice
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in linux - pgadmin installation error

I'm trying to build pgadmin 1.20 from sources on linux. I already have 1.20.0 installed. Anyway, I followed the script from INSTALL file. This is where I'm stuck: make ./pgadmin/ui/embed-xrc ...
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How are reserved GDT blocks used after online resizing?

I am working on Ext3 and after looking at FS layout - ext3 reserves ~1024 blocks as Reserved Group Descriptor Table (reserved GDT blocks are between Group Descriptor blocks and Bitmap blocks). These ...
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How do I Install selenium in Ubuntu 12.04 version?

This is my output: tar (child): eclipse-standard-kepler-SR1-linux-gtk.tar.gz: Cannot open: No such file or directory tar (child): Error is not recoverable: exiting now tar: Child returned status 2
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Moses beginner: export IRSTLM problem

When I tried to implement language model training by using the following command: export IRSTLM=$Home/irstlm-5.80.03; ~/irstlm-5.80.03/scripts/build-lm.sh \ --i news-commentary-v8.fr-en.sb.en --t ...
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When would my application need to run with privileges?

One way of making sure an application is less prone to attack is to make sure it runs with the least privileges required (user mode preferred). I've only usually programmed for Windows using the .NET ...
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Support of SCTP on Ubuntu 14.04

I am developing an application that will make use of some of the sctp APIs like sctp_bindx,sctp_connectx etc. My linux kernel version is 3.13.0-49-generic . If I try to compile my code , I get the ...
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to read a file sector by sector in linux [closed]

I want to read a file present on my system (LINUX) sector by sector so as to locate either the sector in which the file ends or the sector from where slack space starts. I know the starting and the ...
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How to access sda4 device/directory?

Our camera DVR is not recording anymore. The disk is full and the vendor has not been helpful in freeing up space. I am trying to figure out why the primary disk is full. I've tried accessing it ...
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How to execute a script from trusted shell

I am new to Linux. I have copied the bash program from bin to a thumb drive. I have renamed it to "ebash". Now I connect this thumb drive to other Linux machine. I have mounted this drive and ...
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Can't log in after change home directory

I logged in as root in the console and ran this : usermod -d /mirror florencia The folder mirror is located in /mirror
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update err and file .ICEauthority deleted [duplicate]

I was trying to update my linux, after the update can not log in and no warning "could not update the file ICEauthority /home/igos/.ICEauthority" and I already delete files .ICEauthority. please ...
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loading “explicit” iptables rules on boot or interface up

I'like to load iptables rules on boot or interface going up on Ubuntu. Made a search on StackExchange and other places and looks like the most commonly agreed approach is either use ...
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Is Ubuntu a good Linux OS for php developer? [closed]

I want to switch from Windows OS to Linux OS for developing in Php. I can't decide which Os is perfect for me. Please suggest me. Is Ubuntu a good choice for a Php developer? What are the pros and ...
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How can I remove “**name2**” in Linux [duplicate]

I want to minimize the words that are before "$" in name-name2@ahmad:~$
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awk command while ((getline < “gpsoutput.tr”) > 0 for constantly updating file contents

I am currently using a G-STAR IV globalsat GPS which gives me the following output (which is coming from the GPS every 1 second) and I save this output by redirecting to a file name "gpsoutput.tr". ...
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What is the difference between installing Linux Mint and loading the iso file? [closed]

I have loaded Linux mint in my C drive via the iso file. I still find an option to install linux while booting Linux Mint . Is there any difference between loading the iso file and installing Linux?
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What happen if the executable permission of chmod is revoked

What to do if I change the executable permission of /bin/chmod? How to recover from that scenario?
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How to shutdown an ubuntu VM for 5 mins and then restart after 5 min automatically

I would like to shutdown a VM which is running Ubuntu 12.04LTS , and it should come up after 5 mins . Can this be done using command line ?
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I can't add myself(default user) in sudo group in ubuntu [duplicate]

I accidentally changed my primary group using the following command. sudo usermod -g localgroup shantanu #shantanu is my username I interrupted this process as soon as I realize what is happening. ...
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Non Sudoer Access to a Kernel Module

Is it possible to access a kernel module if a user is not sudoer? I am trying to access a KVM, which is kernel module, as non-sudoer but I am getting an error: Could not access KVM kernel module: ...
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Help me to know ubuntu [closed]

Please help me to find the way to know about Linux (Ubuntu) and everything associated with that. I want to know about the internal working of Ubuntu and how to manage it. I am a computer student and ...
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I can't change the username?

Whenever I'm trying to change the username I get this error: usermod: cannot lock /etc/passwd; try again later What's the solution for this?
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“dmask” and “fmask” mount options

I tried this command to mount manually : sudo mount -t vfat /dev/sdb1 /media/external -o uid=1000,gid=1000,utf8,dmask=027,fmask=137 I am not getting what dmask and fmask does here. I know they are ...
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I cannot change between Windows VM and Linux Host

When I open my Virtual Windows Machine I cannot leave the screen and go to my Linux system. I cannot minimize my WM window. How can I fix this problem?
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Difference between FUSE and VFS in linux?

What is the difference between VFS [Virtual File System] and FUSE [File System in User Space] in linux. I think, most of the popular OS today support VFS feature. I recently had a chance to go through ...
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How to get the database details and mail configuration file in ubuntu 12.04.2 lts?

I am new to ubuntu 12.04.2 lts.I need to get the database details and mail configuration file & where we install the files & locations of file paths in ubuntu 12.04.2 lts.for my question i ...
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How do i go from linux mint 15 to Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have linux mint 15 and want to uninstall that and use Ubuntu, i am real new to the whole linux OS. Please help me out if you can!
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Need to remove Metasploit from my Ubuntu 12.10 system [duplicate]

Tonight I installed Metasploit in my Ubuntu 12.10 it did not work properly, so i removed it by executing the following command in terminal sudo rm -r /opt/metasploit now when i try to re-install ...
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can't boot past login screen

I'm new to ubuntu. I just installed 12.10 last night and was installing some applications. I was working on installing wine. When I entered a command from online trying to figure it out the command ...
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User Mode Linux on ARM

I usually use UML but seems ARM architecture doesn't support it. Can I use UML on ARM? Before this I shared tiny servers with my friends. Now, I bought ARM based server. Anybody knows how to use UML ...
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How to set Value of JAVA_HOME variable

My /etc/profile code is: # /etc/profile: system-wide .profile file for the Bourne shell (sh(1)) # and Bourne compatible shells (bash(1), ksh(1), ash(1), ...). if [ "$PS1" ]; then if [ "$BASH" ] ...
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Terminal running with superuser

How can activate the terminal to be run as superuser. I don't see the icon nor know the command line to do so
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No internet - please help?

I just got Ubuntu and I am really really really a linux novice. I can't get the wireless to work? I played around with it until I saw it says "wireless firmware missing" - Hardware address ...
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Problems with run from USB installation creation and lack of option to run from USB

I wanted to use and try Ubuntu from a USB flash drive so I used the Universal USB installer from PenDriveLinux. I selected ubuntu-12.04.1-alternate-amd64.iso since I have a 64bit processor on an HP ...
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How long does it take to compile a kernel (linux 3.2.5)? [closed]

How long does it take to install kernel (linux 3.2.5) on 12.04 using make install -j 4 command? My terminal is displaying this for around 40 minutes now. root@user-desktop:/usr/src/linux-3.2.5# make ...
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Regarding “Host key verification Failed”

I use Ubuntu 10.04 in 2 virtual machines. In one machine I have installed Hudson and another machine is to run klocwork. Scenario is when I trigger a build in Hudson, the script has to run successful ...