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really disable power save in linux wifi

I've got a laptop with an Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6205 [Taylor Peak] (rev 34) (using iwlwifi kernel module). Although power_save (a module parameter) is disabled, I can see 802.11 ...
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Setting up RAID on Debian - mdstat has no personalities

I'm reading up on setting up a RAID with two drives on my Debian install, and that the /proc/mdstat file contains a list of the supported raid types by the kernel next to 'Personalities'. Running cat /...
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ImageMagick doesnt work under Debian. Missing libopenexr6 / libIlmImf which is missing from repository

I upgraded to Debian GNU/Linux 9.4 (stretch) , and now ImageMagick doesn't work.convert --version gives this error:convert: error while loading shared libraries: libIlmImf.so.6: cannot open shared ...
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Touchpad not detected in Kali Linux

Running a Dell 3147 11 inch 2 in 1 with Kali installed on the ssd, it doesn't detect the touchpad. I looked under xinput and it doesn't show up. I've tried this: https://wiki.debian.org/...
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How to share Internet connection of VMWare guest with host in VMWare Player 10? [on hold]

I am running a kali Linux using VMware Player 10 on a Windows 8.1 hostAND i want to share my guest kali linux wireless internet with host Windows 8.1How to do this?
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Cracking A 8 Char password

So here's the situation.I am locked out of my admin portal on my wifi home modem+router (Dlink 3782) and the default password has been lost to time on the back of the router and I wanted to have a ...
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Why isn't /etc/skel/.kde being copied into new user directories?

I'm building custom Debian images with both GNOME and KDE desktops. When I place ~/.config in /etc/skel/ to capture my GNOME settings (mainly a custom wallpaper) it gets copied into new user ...
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Linux disk partitioning: no /boot?

Installing Linux, I see no option to create a /boot partition. Is it still needed? Should I create a "Reserved BIOS boot area"?In the default partitioning scheme, none of these are present.Note:...
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How do I disable the huge clown mouse cursor when using a QHD display?

I recently purchased a large QHD monitor for some screen real estate. Unfortunately, as soon as (I'm assuming) Cinnamon noticed the 2560x1440 resolution, it went and blew my cursor up to an annoyingly ...
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Is my SSD drive failing?

I'm using a fairly new SSD (bought 5 months ago), and I recently experienced a read failure. Here is what the kernel reported:Jul 1 01:02:44 tryphon kernel: [1554891.463590] ata2.00: exception ...
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Remaping “Calc”, “Mail” and “Home” Keys in Debian

I have a Cherry Bluetooth keyboard that includes special keys for a calculator, mail, home/myPC. I want to remap them to multimedia keys, but fail to do so.I used xbindkeys, which identifies them as ...
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How can I make “ls” show dotfiles first?

Somewhere along the way I screwed up my ls command and now I get this ordering when running $ ls -AhHl --color=auto-rwxr-xr-x 1 clang clang 640 Mar 1 02:46 apple-touch-icon-precomposed.png-rwxr-...
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HFS+ formatted drive will not mount on Beaglebone Black

With the Beaglebone Black and the latest Debian image from here, I cannot mount a USB hard drive. Both partitions on the hard drive are formatted as HFS+ (used for Time Machine backup and file storage)...
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Debian is not bootable after install Open GL Libs

I tried to install Steam, but the Open GL Libraries seems to break my system. I'm running Debian Jessie (Kernel 3.16.0.4) with Gnome on a 64-bit Laptop. My Laptop is a HP Pavilion 17, so Windows was ...
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how do I install mingw64 on kali linux 2.0?

I have downloaded several packages from these web sites:https://packages.debian.org/stable/wine-developmenthttp://sourceforge.net/projects/mingw/?source=typ_redirectApparently, I have to have ...

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