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Issue with ':' character in Bash script over SSHview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I am currently writing a script that will perform backups on a set of databases, comress them, encrypt them, transfer them to a separate storage machine, and verify that the file made it successfully. I can create the backup and perform the standard compression and encryption so that it can be safely transferred and stored in the secondary location. (HowTos)

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How to run no more than n parallel subshellsview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I am trying to run subscripts from a main script, but I want to make sure than no more than n subscripts run at the same time. The following simplified example illustrates. Each subscript creates a dummy file in RAM (/dev/shm/) with a name made of a unique timestamp, and deletes it once done. The main script counts the number of dummy files in /dev/shm/ originating from the subscripts, and does (HowTos)

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Google Rejects French Watchdog Demand For Global Privacy Delistingsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Google said “non.” In a blog post, Global Privacy Counsel Peter Fleischer explained why Google wouldn’t comply with the French data protection watchdog demands. (IT news)

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How to get external IP from remote Ubuntu computerview story

http://askubuntu.com – My ISP typically leaves my IP address fixed, but when there is a power failure, or if their service goes down for more than about 15-30 minutes, my home is assigned a different IP address. My goal is to be able to connect to my home Ubuntu computer using my laptop running Win-8 RDP. I do NOT want to run a Dynamic IP service and prefer connecting directly to the IP address. (HowTos)

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LXer: Systemd v223 releasedview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Systemd the (controversial) replacement for the old SysV init system is now at version 223, as anounced by developer David Herrmann. This release has some code cleanups and some nice additions to networkd. Read More... (HowTos)

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Upgrading from 13.04 to 15.04 Troubleview story

http://askubuntu.com – I am having trouble with a virtual Ubuntu 13.04, my taskbar and menus have disappeared, and i have tried to move my ~/.config file to ~./config_old to try and create a new one, but it did not work. Now I am trying to upgrade to the latest ubuntu distribution 15.04, when i try to update my repositories i get multiple fetch failures. (HowTos)

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[SOLVED] Ubuntu Software Centreview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello An hour ago I did fresh Install Ubuntu 14.04LTS, and I thought OK let's go and download chrome. So i opened USC(Ubuntu software centre) clicked install chrome, after few seconds I saw installation bar showing progress(no password were asked) After few seconds installation progress bar dissapears and I see Install button again(STRANGE), I click again install and then I'm asked for password t (Hardware)

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Compile kernel driver x86 on x64 OS errorview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I am currently attempting to compile a kernel driver for x86 on a x64 ubuntu 14.04 using autotools ./configure, make, make install. Here are the steps I have taken: 1. Installed build-essential, g++-multilib and gcc-multilib 2. ./configure --build=i686-pc-linux-gnu "CFLAGS=-m32" "CXXFLAGS=-m32" "CPPFLAGS=-m32" "LDFLAGS=-m32" 3. make all 4. (Hardware)

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Ubuntu is not getting updatedview story

http://stackoverflow.com – I have a Ubntu instance installed in amazon ec2. There I have a web application publicly accessible. I do have Java, LAMP and Tomcat installed. When I log into the terminal it shows that I have 104 updates and 54 are security updates. (HowTos)

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Runnig python script, error appearsview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – https://github.com/g-oikonomou/sensniff/blob/master/host/sensniff.py The link above refers to a python script that is to be ran on Ubuntu. (HowTos)

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PBS: make qstat show other user jobview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – How to make qstat to show other users jobs? I can see all jobs as super user, so it seems to be permission issue. I'm running torque pbs 5.1 (HowTos)

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Libreoffice writer file format problems, how to change the file format from one to other format, PDF to any other?view story

http://askubuntu.com – How will I change formats in libreoffice writer, If I have anything in PDF format, then how can I change that formats of same material to formats like Doc and differents? How can i change my documents format, If I have saved a document in PDF format, then how can I change that file format to Doc or any other? any help will be most appreciated! (HowTos)