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openconnect on ubuntu 14.04LTS I get “XML response has no ”auth“ node”

I run openconnect to connect to juniper as following$ openconnect --versionOpenConnect version v5.02Using GnuTLS. Features present: PKCS#11, TOTP software token, DTLS (using OpenSSL)sudo ...
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Keys interpreted by host computer (TeamViewer on Ubuntu)

What I want to do: I am trying to remotely control another Windows 8 x64 computer using the latest version of TeamViewer on Ubuntu 13.10 x64. I installed the latest 32-bit version DEB of TeamViewer ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 NoMachine Client-Side Resolution

I have been using OpenNX on a Mac to connect to a NoMachine 3.5 server on Ubuntu, and I was able to start a new GNOME session with the using the available screen area.However, this behavior changed ...
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muting a application from terminal in linux

Is there a method to mute applications from terminal, I know for muting everything amixer will work but for muting just a application is there a simple solution to do it from terminal.
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Framebuffer device /dev/fb0 missing after installing Nvidia graphics drivers

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a thin client desktop with NVIDIA ION GPU. Using the commands below, I installed NVIDIA graphic drivers while logged into the TTY1 console. After install, I rebooted. ...
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Want unchanged HDMI output when lid closed (Linux)

My question is similar to a couple of other questions except I need a Linux/Ubuntu solution.When I plug a HDMI cable into my laptop, I automatically get a second desktop on the second screen. This ...
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jenkins:Broken AVD system path. Check your ANDROID_SDK_ROOT value

I have docker-image of jenkins.Home directory of jenkins is: /var/jenkins_home wich mapped to /home/userSo, i install android-sdk wich mapped to:/home/user/tools/android-sdk/When i install ...
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Chrome and Firefox Poorly Behaved Under Ubuntu 16.04

I have a recently-provisioned Lenovo with a 500G SSD drive and 16G of memory. It only has a few things on it and nothing else running, but Chromium will only have a couple of tabs open before it ...
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Missing Operating System after install of ubuntu on a macbook as only os

I have installed Ubuntu on a 2009 MacBookPro (intel 64 bits) using the iso ubuntu-16.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso and unetbootin to create a live USB. So basically, I followed the tutorial to create a usb ...
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How can I pass content of Chrome internal page to a shell script?

I would like to be able to pass the content of this internal chrome page to a file "about:gpu" but I don't know how.All this with bash commands. I would appreciate your help
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Samba execute permission is always set

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server that exposes a samba share to Windows machine.When I connect to the share and create files with notepad, permissions are respected and files don't become executable. ...
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How can I add a new user with SSH access to a Ubuntu VM on Azure?

I feel like this should be an straightforward thing to do, but I'm struggling to find an answer that works...I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server running on Azure with the Resource Management type of ...
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Ubuntu Trickle Will Not Open Chrome

I'm trying to open Chrome with trickle to throttle the upload speed so I can test a sites image uploading progress display, but the build in dev tools for chrome only allow throttling for downloads. ...
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Is shred single pass less secure than srm?

i compared shred -n 1 -v --random-source=/dev/zero file.txt and srm -llvzd file.txt on 16gb file on hdd. ubuntu 14.04. both commands do single pass with zeros.'srm' needed more than whole night ...
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Simplest way to setup my own remote private git server

First of all, I've read all the git-server-setup documents on the internet, but still, there is one thing missing -- I want to setup a simple GIT server in (Ubuntu) Virtual Machine for myself, not for ...
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Best way to share guest folder with host computer

I am running a Ubuntu VM on my MacOS X (host) using VMWare Fusion. I have found a lot of information about sharing the host partition with the guest VM but not much on sharing the guest folder/...
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SSH Agent Forwarding not working even when using `ssh -A`

First of all, I've checked all the followingAgent Forwarding not workingExtra configuration required for ssh-agent forwarding?SSH Agent Forwarding Not Workinghttps://serverfault.com/questions/...
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dovecot WILDCARD SSL (certicate.crt, private.key, intermediate.crt) not working

I have installed dovecot and postfix and got it working, but when I change the ssl_cert_file, ssl_key_file and ssl_ca_file dovecot configuration to my WILDCARD SSL certificate (working on apache) it ...
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Pidgin auto-reconnect

Using Pidgin 2.10.6 (libpurple 2.10.6) 4cfe697ea3ae39a4fb3dad8e3ed1c70855901095On Ubuntu 12.10 (yes I know this is out of support)From time to time Pidgin will disconnect from a network. This ...
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Apache2 + Php + Pthreads HowTos

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit. What I would really love to do is sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-php5 but compile PHP with --enable-maintainer-zts so I could later install pthreads with pecl ...
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Is it possible to run Corona SDK on ReactOS or Wine?

I dumped Windows, I'm now using Xubuntu. Is it possible to run Corona SDK on Wine? On Corona forums, they say no, but I wounder how this guy did it? Is ZeroBrane a solution?What about ReactOS (or ...
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ubuntu package dependency error

Webmin was upgrading packages and something went wrong after that and now i cannot install anything. Even my apache server is down . When i type apt-get install apache2i get this errorThe ...
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eth0 not appearing. Tried everything that seemed to work for other people

Firstly, let me say I am completely new to Linux so if you're going to tell me to check something or do something, please give me a vague idea how.Installed Ubuntu Server (newest download I could) ...
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Always show application menu bar in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail

Is there a way to force the application menu to always be visible (as opposed to only showing when the cursor is hovered over the top panel)? I'm talking about the application-specific "File", "Edit", ...
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What is causing this post-commit error “database is locked” when I perform SVN commits?

I have a Ubuntu machine acting as a subversion server via an svnserve daemon (as root) in my private network. The svnserve daemon reads from a mounted SMB share that is on our raid setup. I can ...
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Ubuntu linux - new “MIDI” device diagnostic software?

I'm looking for software that will tell me if a particular USB device meets the MIDI standard.I have a new Madcatz wireless USB controller, that I suspect will need a special driver before it's ...
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Redmine contex-menu and member deletion/modification failure

I'm using Redmine 0.9.3.stable (SQLite) on my Ubuntu 11.04.It is all ok except for the context-menu and inability of removing the members from some project. Concerning the first problem, when I do ...
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How to remap brightness & volume keys on Asus AspireOne / Ubuntu Lucid?

I want to remap the following keys on my Asus AspireOne running Ubuntu Lucid:Brightness down (Fn-Left) -> HomeBrightness up (Fn-Right) -> EndVolume up (Fn-Up) -> Page up...
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Installation of Windows 10 in Virtualbox stalls at logo

I'm trying to install Windows 10 in Virtualbox on a Ubuntu host. I've downloaded the ISO from the Windows website. After starting up the new VM, I see the blue Windows logo on a black background, and ...
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Newly created file becames “.gz” automatically?

I was creating new file with "vim a.txt" in /var/lib directory but after I am saving the same file with vim, It becames "a.txt.gz".Also tried with fallocate -l 1M a.log still it creates a.log.gzI ...
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Mouse and Keyboard not working on VirtualBox guest

I set up an Ubuntu virtual machine through virtualbox. Everything was fine until I troubleshooted copy/paste issues I was having. I solved those issues by running VBoxClient --clipboard in the ...
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Short S.M.A.R.T test completes successfully with gnome-disk, but smartctl reports a read failure

I acquired an used 1Tb Western Digital hard drive and I want to check its health status under Linux Mint 18.2.I checked its S.M.A.R.T health status and everything is reported as OK. gnome-disk ...
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“config_get_device_record: failed to read blah-blah.plist” when iPhone is connected to Ubuntu

I connect my iPhone to an Ubuntu computer just to charge it (without the need for any other actions), and my logs are spammed every second withApr 04 20:04:26 <user> usbmuxd[4610]: [20:04:26....
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crtc config fails when changing resolution with Xrandr from 4K

I am currently trying to change the resolution of my screen from 3840x2160 to 1920x1080. The screen is set to display 0 on output HDMI2. I am running an app via startx on display 0.When I try to run ...
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Mounting Linux Samba share in Linux

It seems that allmost ANY question or explanation on this subject deals with mounting linux shares in windows or the other way around.I've got a simple linux server (raspbian), running a Samba ...
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Why do the same files show as different sizes on a USB and the hard drive?

I copied the folder on the right (which is on a flash drive) to my desktop (the folder on the left). Both have the same number of items, and there were no errors during the copy so I'm assuming that ...
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Strange issues with webcam + Linux + VMWare

I have a server machine hosting a Linux VM using VMWare vSphere 6.0. I am trying to get a webcam to work with it. However, I've been having two main issues:The frame rate is extremely low (0.1fps - ...
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Fat 32 partition recognized by Linux not by OS X why?

I used Gparted to create 3 partitions on an unencrypted external 2 GB hard drive:A FAT32 system (0x0c).A Ext4 system with Linux installed on (I did this after creating the partitions).A HFS system ...
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/etc/default/keyboard not taken into account at boot

I'm trying to have a Mac keyboard behavior on my ubuntu/trusty32 virtual machine, and had some problems with it so far.Using sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration seemed to work at first, but ...
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BusyBox Tar shows different ownership than GNU Tar

UPDATE: I discovered that I could view/extract with the original permissions using the "--numeric-owner" flag on GNU Tar. However, I'd still like to understand exactly what tar is doing here, as it's ...
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Installing Unity desktop into Centos 7

I am very much familiar with Ubuntu's Unity desktop and my company uses Centos 7 for development which is not controlled by me. Are there any manuals or wikipages that instructs about installing ...
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xrdp authentication using active directory in ubuntu

I used this tutorial to install xrdp on my ubuntu with active directory users: http://eurekamoment.eu/?p=999 Is there a way to specify which user groups from the active directory can connect to the ...
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Internet disconnect/connect each 10 seconds on vmware player

My host is Ubuntu 16. I've installed VMPlayer and then installed same Ubuntu 16 as virtual machine. Everything is fine except internet.. every 10-20 seconds virtual machine get disconnected and then ...
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Copying of large files failed

I have been running simulations in supercomputer often writing large output files in h5 format (around 750MB). For backing up data after simulations to my local computer, I used rsync command.At the ...
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git difftool doesn't open meld

I have the below in my .gitconfig. For some reason git difftool doesn't open up meld. It only works with meld. I'm using Ubuntu.How can I fix it so that meld is opened?[diff]tool=meld [...
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Rsync strangely gets auto killed and then binary is broken

I got a strange situation with Rsync on my remote Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS (Trusty Tahir) instance.Whenever I execute it, it runs for a while (not completed) then seems get auto killed. After that it's ...
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Unexpected reboots of a Ubuntu Linux

I have a Ubuntu Linux machine acting as a bridge/firewall between the Internet and my home network. This host works 24x7 unattended. It just sends me a report every day. I've paid attention that in ...
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How to change the row height in pgAdmin on 4K monitors with scale >1

the row height in pgAdmin is controlled by the font size, but on my 2160p screen I'm using scale factor x2 to render readable UIs. The font is cut in the result grid, I can expand manually.Are ...
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Dual booting ubuntu 14.04-windows 10 on separate ssd and efi partition

I have a laptop with two ssd and one hdd (hdd is for storage,not os) and I have windows 10 installed on one ssd and I want to install ubuntu on other ssd. However I can not disconnect drives during ...
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Copy paste a table from a webpage to Gmail

Edit: my original question was about IPython notebook (Jupyter), although I found that the same behaviour is with arbitrary tables from the web.I would like to be able to copy (Ctrl+C) and paste (...

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