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    Bash generating files with linux lock

    Hey there - you'll have to go more into what you're doing so we can help you out.. I assume you're looking to create a lock file for your application/script so it doesn't start again if its already running?
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    Low disk space in root partition even after moving some large files to another partition

    You can use the find command to find the files that are taking up the space.. try something like this to find files over 1 gig: find / -size +1G That will start at the / and go down. Since we're starting at / it will also show large files in other partitions, but you should be able to track...
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    System76 Darter Pro (darp6) first looks

    I received my new Darter Pro (darp6) yesterday as my new 'work' laptop. My upgrades were the cpu, memory and the drive: 1× 4.9 GHz i7-10510U (1.8 up to 4.9 GHz - 8MB Cache - 4 Cores - 8 Threads) $199.00 1× 64 GB Dual Channel DDR4 at 2666 MHz (2x32GB) $499.00 500 GB NVMe Seq Read: 3,500...
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    SFTP not working for 1 domain only on server

    Hey webraven - welcome to the site! Is this site/domain working well otherwise? The domain hasn't run out has it? Is it pointing to the right IP in dns? Lastly, is it possible that plesk has disabled the account with some auto-billing feature?
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    Just for fun - Linux Jokes and Memes

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    LFCS – How to Recover ROOT Password

    This is how to gain root access in single usermode to reset the root password to what you'd like..
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    Just for fun - Linux Jokes and Memes

    Yeah, c'mon guys.. let's police this ourselves and get along. I don't want to have to warn/ban/etc.. good members of the site. Rob
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    Hi all!

    Welcome to the forum!
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    cant install virtual box on kali linux rolling 2019.2

    @Psynide use this link - probably be your best bet:
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    cant install virtual box on kali linux rolling 2019.2

    I'd actually go this route: It gives instructions further down the page for debian-based distributions (kali). Edit: or the link that Arochester gave you w/ step x step for kali directly
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    cant install virtual box on kali linux rolling 2019.2

    Here's a tutorial:
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    Hey there, I usually end up on .. just curious, what OS are you using and i'm assuming you need these to install/run another application? A lot of times, the documentation for the application will list out the prerequisite packages you'd need to install. Those libraries may also...
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    cant install virtual box on kali linux rolling 2019.2

    You need to extract the tar.gz - the deb will be in the unarchived folder. @arochester is correct though in saying Kali probably isn't for you at this point. You want to learn basic Linux commands in a regular distribution before you get into a distribution made for security testing - and...
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    Video - Copying, Moving and Deleting files/directories in Linux

    This video goes through copying, moving and deleting files and directories in Linux. This is a video from my series of chapters in my book "Essential Linux Command Line". If you want $50 in free Digital Ocean credit, please click this affiliate link: Please...
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    Video - Linux File Permissions (chmod and chown)

    The following video shows you how to use chmod and chown to change up file permissions. It also goes over the various settings you can apply to files with chmod. Here is a quick cheat sheet for chmod: 7 = 4+2+1 (read/write/execute) 6 = 4+2 (read/write) 5 = 4+1 (read/execute) 4 = 4 (read) 3...