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How can I copy a file to a remote directory shared by samba?

I am trying to copy a file to a remote directory shared via a remote samba daemon. I can do it in my file manager pcmanfm, with address smb://olive.local/sharesmb on olive.local. I would like to do the same in shell, but the link doesn’t work. I guess the problem is more than the whitespace in […]

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Two partitions mounted on the same mountpoint

We noticed 2 partitions mounted on the same mount point. In altering and creating files seems to be everything normal, even the inode usage are the same. cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.5 (Santiago) uname -r 2.6.32-431.11.2.el6.x86_64 df -hT /mydir Filesystem Type Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/STG-MYDIR ext4 30G 10G […]

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Installed Debian alongside Windows 10 but GRUB does not show

I have one SSD on which Windows 10 is installed, and one hard drive initially partitioned entirely in NTFS – but I shrunk the NTFS using the Debian installer and installed Debian on the newly freed space. Oddly enough, the installer told me that it did not detect Windows and asked me to confirm to […]

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Remove this lockscreen before entering credentials

I’m using kali linux 5.3.0 gnome and I want to remove or disable this screen https://imgur.com/a/EFLE3k5 only, before continuing on to enter my username and password. This is the screen that comes up after the computer falls asleep then it wakes up. You then press a key to continue on to the actual log in […]

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What is the difference between `~/.guix-profile` and `~/.config/guix/current`

I have just installed GUIX on top of my Arch Linux, however, I still have difficulties to understand some of the concepts. I understand that a profile is a selection of packages from /gnu/store and that I can enable them by sourceing <profile-dir>/etc/profile. However, I don’t understand why I seem to have two “default” profiles, […]

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How to block specific ip address while being attacked by hping3?

I am working on a project of cybersecurity and I am sending from Kali Linux an attack to an Ubuntu VM with the following command: sudo hping3 -c 15000 -d 300 -w 64 -p 22 –flood 192.168.40.40 I have tried almost all configuration of iptables to block the ip that I am sending the attack […]

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Is it still possible to dual-boot Ubuntu Touch on Android?

For the last couple days I’ve been attempting to find ways to dual-boot Ubuntu on my Android device as a personal project for school. It would seem there used to have been Ubuntu-supported methods for this, but have since been deprecated. Other popular 3rd party Dual-Boot methods like MultiROM and Dual Boot Patcher haven’t seen […]

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Windows 2019 Task Scheduler Doesn’t Execute Powershell Script at Scheduled Time

I have a PowerShell script that can be run via the command-line properly. So I’d like to make it run regularly. I create a task scheduler and set as followings: The problem now is the Task Scheduler won’t trigger the task at all! I checked the Windows services, it is under the running status. I […]

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Virt-Manager shared folder Linux host Windows guest

I have a Manjaro Linux up-to-date host with a KVM Windows 10 guest with SPICE guest additions installed managed through Virt-Manager. I’d like to be able to access the host via a shared folder on the host. Virt-Manager has an option just for that, however I configured that option and yet I still can’t access […]

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AWS MySQL RDS Replica out of disk space suddenly

We’ve got a MySQL RDS instance running on AWS, with a replica. From CloudWatch, I can see that there was a sudden drop in free storage space, of the total allocated storage space of 100GB. How can I investigate what is using the storage? And remedies to attempt to free up the space? Free Storage […]