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General Q&A about Linux and Unix-like operating systems

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A server is already running

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1d ago by Trilarion‭

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What are phased updates, and why does Ubuntu use them?

1 answer  ·  posted 5d ago by ArrayBolt3‭  ·  last activity 5d ago by ArrayBolt3‭

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Retrieve changes that closed a Debian bug

0 answers  ·  posted 9d ago by Quasímodo‭  ·  edited 8d ago by Quasímodo‭

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Set compose key to Shift + AltGr

1 answer  ·  posted 13d ago by Quasímodo‭  ·  last activity 13d ago by Quasímodo‭

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how to determine from the command line whether a DVD is encrypted

0 answers  ·  posted 6mo ago by Trevor‭  ·  edited 14d ago by Canina‭

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xrandr rotate not filling external monitor

1 answer  ·  posted 2mo ago by young_souvlaki‭  ·  last activity 1mo ago by young_souvlaki‭

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Who creates subdirs under `/run`?

1 answer  ·  posted 2mo ago by alx‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by alx‭

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How to give password in shell script?

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 2mo ago by fedorqui‭

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How to get number of files in directory

1 answer  ·  posted 3mo ago by young_souvlaki‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by Canina‭

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How to edit file from less

1 answer  ·  posted 3mo ago by young_souvlaki‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by celtschk‭

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Bind brightness/volume and other special Fn keys in a tty

1 answer  ·  posted 4mo ago by Quasímodo‭  ·  last activity 4mo ago by Quasímodo‭

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What does a minimal /etc/hosts need to contain?

1 answer  ·  posted 5mo ago by ajv‭  ·  last activity 5mo ago by dsr‭

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How do I safely replace brew on Big Sur?

2 answers  ·  posted 10mo ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 5mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Capture separate _and_ combined stdout/stderr

1 answer  ·  posted 5mo ago by jaybeers‭  ·  last activity 5mo ago by Quasímodo‭

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A shell script that can run under different shells

2 answers  ·  posted 10mo ago by 4015.alt‭  ·  last activity 7mo ago by mjy‭

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Desktop Multiplexer for Linux? (GNU Screen for GUI apps)

1 answer  ·  posted 7mo ago by re89j‭  ·  edited 7mo ago by re89j‭

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Reducing Noise from yum-cron when repos are out of date

0 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by re89j‭  ·  edited 8mo ago by Canina‭

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Scalable fonts are not loaded into the X server database

1 answer  ·  posted 8mo ago by Quasímodo‭  ·  last activity 8mo ago by Quasímodo‭

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What does capital T mean in the output of 'ls -l'?

2 answers  ·  posted 9mo ago by re89j‭  ·  last activity 9mo ago by Quasímodo‭

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Quickly increase virtual console ("TTY") font size on the fly

1 answer  ·  posted 11mo ago by Quasímodo‭  ·  last activity 11mo ago by Quasímodo‭

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Unpacking .zst files on Ubuntu

1 answer  ·  posted 11mo ago by Runaway_from_you_know_what‭  ·  last activity 11mo ago by Runaway_from_you_know_what‭

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Which Linux system to use?

4 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 11mo ago by Matthias Braun‭

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Make Less use a normal view instead of hexdump view

1 answer  ·  posted 12mo ago by Quasímodo‭  ·  edited 12mo ago by Quasímodo‭

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Close all desktop notifications

1 answer  ·  posted 12mo ago by Matthias Braun‭  ·  last activity 12mo ago by Matthias Braun‭

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Why I can't update my system? (Kali Linux)

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Anonymous‭

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Why can't I install google-chrome?

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Anonymous‭