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    Unable to launch any app installed using dpkg -i

    I'm using firefox to download the .deb file. When I install it using sudo dpkg - app_name.deb pegasus@pegasus:~$ uname -a Linux pegasus 5.19.0-1007-nvidia-lowlatency #7-Ubuntu SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC Wed Jan 25 00:08:13 UTC 2023 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux But I can't run it normally. I need to...
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    Need a Secure way to Login VMs

    Hi, I am a manager working in an IT company. We have more than 1000 Vms in Live and worked with lot of people. We need to have a Secure way to Login the vm without sharing the password to our team. Linux / Windows we need to Keep the Login as secure and Provide the solution to track/store...
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    Set directory permission for a mounted SD disk

    Hello there! I cannot say I'am a newbie in Linux (i have been using it for a two years), but recently i bought a SD card for my laptop on Fedora Linux. And everything just works fine: i edited the /etc/fstab file to mount my sd drive at /doodisk directory automatically. But i cannot change...
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    '/etc/services.dpkg-new' as '/etc/services': Operation not permitted, what to do?

    I want to install a package but when i did that than this came out: ``` apt install postgresql Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... Done Suggested packages: postgresql-doc The following NEW packages will be installed: postgresql 0 upgraded...
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    Sensible way to manage sudo commands from script?

    Hey guys! I have a script: ~/.local/bin/did-keyboard to manage the loading of xkeysnail with my specific configurations. I normally run it as did-xkeysnail --load, and it asks me for my sudo password since I have multiple sudo commands in there: sudo kill ..., sudo nohup xkeysnail... (since...
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    Major security and usability flaw in Linux (root privileges and sudoers, folder access restriction, Ubuntu Linux)

    Alright, let me give you the context. I am a business owner with strong technical background, say a programmer, though not an advanced system administrator. I've bought a VPS server where I want to host several applications and webpages. One of the apps consists of backend, admin frontend and...
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    make: gcc: Permission denied -- what?

    henlo all I am having a bit of trouble getting gcc to run via make. I discovered this problem while trying to install a ruby gem, which invokes make to build the extensions, and got the "make: gcc: Permission denied" error. I have since experimented with a C++ hello world project and then a C...
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    Move folders in gui

    Hi, I have Zorin 15 (UB18.04) I am trying to move some folders from opt/lampp/htdocs to var/www/html/ but permissions as root keep stopping me. Have tried a few thing to no avail. Seemed there was gksu but that is now defunct. Error moving file /opt/lampp/htdocs/1300rentbuy: Permission...
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