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How to search file on linux with like atribut?

I want to find and delete log file on linux Terminal.Usually I use thisfind -name '*.log'after the File found, next use this scriptfind -name '*.log' -type f -deletethat script work for ...
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File/directory in the CentOS looks weird

I am connected to CentOS server via PuTTY and I see a weird file/directory in one of the sub-directory which looks unreal. I am not sure how the file exists there and Its not related to our work. Can ...
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Access to “uvc_init_video”

I am trying to connect 4 USB webcams to a powered USB hub, but the system will only allow one to be used at a time. All cameras are asking for 480mb/s, but using usbtop I found that they needed way ...
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How to connect computers to switch?

Me and my teacher came up with a problem that shutting down over 14+ PC's, updating them one by one takes tons of time and annoying to do.We have switches on the second floor, computer class at ...
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Deploying pelican through gitlab CI

I have setup a Gitlab CI docker job to deploy a pelican blog using rsync+ssh. The problem is authentication. For this I have created a ssh key pair. Added them as secret variables to the Gitlab ...
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Laptop won't boot to GUI when using Linux bootable HD

I am currently trying to get my laptop to boot via bootable HD. The HD has Linux Mandrake installed. The BIOS process works just fine, but the end result is a terminal rather than the Linux GUI. I ...
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how to use zdb or other zfs command to tell me what it is doing right now?

I keep seeing intermittent z_wr_iss kernel threads consuming all my CPU. I've no idea what ZFS is doing: maybe snapshotting, but why is taking so much CPU? It is not a cron job.I've read elsewhere (...
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Login loop in Kali Linux after updating/upgrading

I've updated/upgraded my Kali Linux and now I'm stuck in a login loop.I've tried everything in console (Ctrl+Alt+F2):dpkg --configure -asudo apt-get updatesudo apt-get upgradesudo rebootThen ...
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How to Change /var/ File Permission When I Can't Connect to the server through Filezilla or Putty

Well, I am new to Linux. And I have done something stupid enough to get me into trouble.So the thing is that I have an AWS account, and was working fine except for my PDF rendering service. I figure ...
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ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer

I'm facing this issue. i know there are so many topics regarding this. Actually I was unable to access the remote server for restarting the SSH service and removing the host key. Any help on this....
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Telnet timeout on reconnect after “quit”

I am currently investigating the timeout errors of sending email. Some email send immediately, some are timeout even if the same smtp outbound.And I found out, when I telnet <host> 25It ...
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Virtual Box - Windows key flipped with LCTRL on VirtualBox

Please help. My Windows VM on Linux host (VirtualBox) has the "LCTRL" and "Windows special key" flipped, so that all apps like VS and IntelliJ IDEA treat the Windows special key as CTRL.Even when ...
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Downside of copying partition table using dd for use in RAID array

I used dd to copy the (GPT) partition table from one disk to another, then added this disk to a mdadm RAID array, and the system seems to run fine.Should I expect any problem, and is there any ...
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VirtualBox Shared Folder limited number of inodes

I am using an Oracle VirtualBox (Version 5.1.14) with Windows7 as host system and Ubuntu 16.04.4 as guest system. To share files between them I use the shared folder of guest addition.Now I have ...
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move all files in local directory to remote directory

I want to move all files in local directory to remote directory. And I am using this code to achieve itSOURCE_FILE=/var/www/oneserver/*TARGET_DIR=/var/www/anotherServerARCHIEVEFILE=/var/www/...
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How to specify the DNS server in host command

I want to use linux host command to query all records (A, TXT, etc.) of a domain. I find this possible using -a option as in: host -a google.comHowever, I need to specify my own DNS server by its IP....
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Change tty resolution to fit larger screen

I have a dual screen setup:- Main screen, 1920x1080 plugged in via HDMI- Additional screen, 1366x768, plugged in via VGAWhen I switch to tty, its resolution fit the smaller screen. But, as the ...
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Feasibility of using 2 separate hard drives to run Windows OR Linux on laptop

I have a Lenovo T430 running Windows 7 Pro, Core i7, integrated graphics, 500GB SSD.I am in school, an advanced beginner learning to program, and developing in multiple environments depending on the ...
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How to copy environment variables from local shell to a remote ssh connection inside a shellscript?

I am currently working on a shell script that is used to build docker images and restart containers running on the remote host. below is the stripped down version of the code.#!/bin/bash -xe# ...