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Raspberry Pi Zero armv6l Python, Numpy, Scipy Tests Give Illegal Instruction

So the simple version of this question is that I've been trying for several days to get a python 3.4 environment with the following packages installed on a Raspberry Pi Zero Jessie image: opencv, ...
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How can I properly shutdown a Linux machine from terminal?

What should I type to safely shutdown a Linux computer from terminal? My circumstance is: I'm using "Raspberry Pi Zero W" over VNC (and SSH). I was able to shutdown it by GUI, but now I press the "...
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Suddenly lost sudo rights

I have been using this installation (of Arch Linux) for a few years now, and have used sudo quite a lot. But suddenly it stopped working and I get the standard error message that the user is not in ...
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How do I get the MBR Partition table with newest fdisk?

I need to examine the MBR part of a hybrid MBR/GPT USB Stick.My version of fdisk (fdisk from util-linux 2.29) lists the GPT partition table, which older versions of fdisk does not. Tried solutions:...
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Netflix behavior varies between windows and linux [on hold]

Not a big deal but I'm wondering why Netflix throws an error when I plug my headphones in on windows and now linux. Thanks!
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UUID fstab configuration in virtual machine ( VMware )

we have physical machines as HP or IBM blade machine and we set UUID in fstab on these physical machinesbut in case we use VM ( virtual machine , )is it necessary to defines UUID in fstab on ...
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sending argument to vim using grep

I saw this question but I couldn't implement what I'm looking for.Here is what I want:I have a file with a few lines ending with 4.1.01.97 (same number for all lines - but number can change from ...
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how to echo text into a file from the CLI to ammend a variable in the file?

using Centos7e.gvi test.txt test.txt contains the following informationx=100y=200z=300I want to put a command into the CLI such as echo x=250 >> test.txt but instead of x=250 being ...
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Sticky Keys in Arch Linux?

I followed this tutorial but it didn't work.keymaps 0-2,4-5,8,12keycode 37=SCtrlkeycode 50=SShiftkeycode 64=SAltkeycode 105=SCtrlkeycode 62=SShiftkeycode 108=SAltand then did ...
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VNCServer error on arch linux: The HOME environment variable is not set

I am using arch linux.I could not connect VNC server created by gnome.Then I installed tigervnc, then run tigervnc once to initializeBut systemctl start vncserver failed:● vncserver.service - ...
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How to browse cleverly an archive of image files indexed by several parameters? [on hold]

I have a large archive of 100s of image files which are organised according to several classification parameters: let's say, each image filename is something like <length>_<weight>_<...
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Monit for System.d Services

I am trying to use monit to monitor my squid server. I installed squid server on raspbian stretch using apt-get. The squid service was installed under /etc/init.d/squid and I checked if the PID file ...
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bash + how to avoid specific messages in the log file

when I run the bash script on my Linux machine we get the following errors in my log , note - we set in the script:exec > $log 2>&1 , ( in order to send all standard error/output to $...
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Which file system supports longer filenames than 256 characters? [on hold]

Even the considerably ultimate super-file system BtrFS has preserved an ancient limitation: Only up to 255 characters per filename! That's also the case for UDF 2.50 and UDF 2.60, ext4, also Microsoft'...
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How to fix and prevent VirtualBox Kernel driver not installed

Today I noticed that my VirtualBox VMs no longer start. With messagesThe virtual machine 'CGI' has terminated unexpectedly during startup with exit code 1 (0x1).Result Code:NS_ERROR_FAILURE (...

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