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why do I have to su - instead of sudoing this command?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I was purging the residual config files left behind after I deleted various software, and something happened that is more a curiosity than a problem. So I entered the command Code: deborphan --find-config | xargs dpkg --purge That didn't work, just because I forgot to sudo-- Quote: dpkg: error: requested operation requires superuser privilege --so I entered (HowTos)

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installing aqua-sim simulatorview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi I'm trying to install aqua-sim but I got the following partial message: tk8.4.13 installation succeeded. ============================================================ * Build OTcl-1.12 ============================================================ No .configure file found in current directory Continuing with default options... checking build system type... (HowTos)

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Who is the player of "patas_de_trapo.oga" song in Ubuntu?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hello. In an old version of Ubuntu, I found an oga file with the name "patas_de_trapo.oga", Who is the player of this song? Thank you. (HowTos)

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Android ADB Shell sendevent Not Workingview story

http://superuser.com – I want to simulate pressing the power button on a rooted Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 GT-P5100 running Android 4.0.4 using the ADB shell. To do this I changed the relevant permissions using: adb shell su chmod 666 /dev/input/event1 How do I know whether this was successful? I thought that the following command would display the lock screen: input keyevent 116 I get no errors, but nothing happens.. (HowTos)

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How to set a time length of sshview story

http://stackoverflow.com – I have a hostlist and there are several hosts. I want to use ssh to connect to them. I want to see whether the host is available or not by the time length of ssh takes. If it take long than 5s (which means it is not available). Then stop it, and ssh to next host. Once a host is available, then output the name of host. (HowTos)

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ConEmu -- different color schemes for different tasksview story

http://superuser.com – I want to use different color schemes for different tasks in ConEmu, but I cannot figure out how. I see instructions on how to do this for different programs. However, when I check the override color palette check box, nothing happens, and the option is not retained. (What can I override it to?) Is there a way to change the color scheme based on the task, rather than the app? (HowTos)

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How to get row count between two words in Linuxview story

http://stackoverflow.com – Below is the pattern of my source files: Col1 Col2 col3 colN START-OF-DATA val1|val2|val3|valN val1|val2|val3|valN val1|val2|val3|valN val1|val2|val3|valN END-OF-DATA TIMEFINISHED=Mon Apr 21 20:28:55 EDT 2014 END-OF-FILE I want to find out the row count between START-OF-DATA and END-OF-DATA. (HowTos)

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reading from file in matlab and store its content in 2 variablesview story

http://superuser.com – i have input file like image below and it contains adjacency matrix+ one number in first line. (HowTos)

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Encrypted DVDs Do Not Autoplayview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I have installed Ubuntu Mate 15.04. When I insert an audio CD or a non-commercial DVD into the drive a window will appear asking me what I want to do. I know how to change the settings to cause the disk to automatically play with a particular program (e.g. (HowTos)

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Convert Wav to Oggview story

http://superuser.com – I have a folder with a large number of Wav files which I wish to convert to Ogg. How do I do this for the latest release of Mac Os X. I have tried to run Drop Ogg X but it does not work, complaining instead that it does not support PowerPC. The fact is my machine is a 2013 Macbook. (HowTos)

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[Settings] Lost activities, widgets, wallys settings, after disabling e-mail notifierview story

https://www.kubuntuforums.net – This is just a warning about "disabling" stuff that is down in the basics of the Social Desktop. A NEW PERSON observing it might go into a panic... Because of what is going on with Kmail, I installed some "non-normal" to Kubuntu e-mail programs to see if I could get one to work with the college and g-mail, and AS USUAL.......they did not work whereas after years........ (HowTos)

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What does -pie do exactly?view story

http://stackoverflow.com – I file /bin/ls and get the output: /bin/ls: ELF 64-bit LSB shared object, x86-64, version 1 (SYSV), dynamically linked, interpreter /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2, for GNU/Linux 2.6.32, stripped And I found the reason is that my gentoo is compiling everything with -pie . If I pass -nopie to gcc, I will get the right answer: a.out: ELF 64-bit LSB executable, x86-64, version 1 (SYSV), dynami (HowTos)