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Help to install wifi driver in hp 15be016tu on kali linux

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 11:34
I Guys,
i want to install wifi driver on my kali linux which is on hp(15be016tu). According to their customer service they didn't support linux driver. They only support for windows. I try all solution from this link But it not working , i try google lots . But nothing works

LXer: The Best Linux Distributions for 2018

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 11:12
Published at LXer:

It’s a new year and the landscape of possibility is limitless for Linux. Whereas 2017 brought about some big changes to a number of Linux distributions, I believe 2018 will bring serious stability and market share growth—for both the server and the desktop.



Sun, 01/07/2018 - 10:10
I've been sporadically participating in site discussions but realized I never introduced myself. I came across this forum last year and it has helped me get a better understanding of open source software and the linux kernel.
I'm not a developer but I do enjoy surfing the command line and I dabble in python.

I'm hoping to bring open source to the enterprise and it'd be great to have the help of a professional. I'm spending weeks on projects that should take minutes. If you're interested in helping please let me know. Otherwise I look forward to chatting with the community

LXer: Canonical Plans to Release Ubuntu 17.10 Respin ISOs for All Flavors Next Week

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 09:26
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Canonical announced on Friday that it plans to release the promised respin ISO images of the Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) operating system early next week on January 11.


Greg Kroah-Hartman on Meltdown, Spectre and the Linux kernel

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 08:56

As the admin of a small "fleet" of Slackware desktops and servers, I can honestly say that I'm not looking forward to this:

Quote: And then keep updating them over the next few weeks, we are still working out lots of corner case bugs given that the testing involved here is complex given the huge variety of systems and workloads this affects Yoinks!

I'm glad though that a lot of very clever people are hard at work resolving this whole mess. Also I'm happy that most of the boxes at my company are AMD. I think I'm down to a measly 9-10 Intel boxes, so that's a good thing at least.

But yea, interesting times ahead indeed.

What is your plan/experience with all this? I for one intend to just apply whatever patches Pat + crew put out.

sort v8.25 coreutils incantation wanted, or did i find a bug?

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 08:42
edit: never mind, as usual i wasnt telling the full story, i was also using --key=4
and it turns out sometimes the first 2 fields did not have a space separated when
field 2 got too big for its britches. but still, how does one google about numbers with commas without getting comma separated fields? lol....
my google-fu is failing me tonight.

i want a linux sort incantation for a list of numbers with comas
Code: 1,233
3,500 but i keep getting google results for 'comma separated lists' :(

the '--human-numeric-sort' option mostly does it but it glitches at odd points, some numbers (no commas or perhaps fewer commas than the previous number?) show up out of place, then the sort continues ascending after that.

i'll take other pipeable commands or bash incantations.

[SOLVED] Command to Change Taskbar Settings?

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 08:40
I find myself frequently changing my taskbars from normal to auto-hide and back, depending on what I'm doing. Is there a way to do this in a script file so I can bind it to a key combo? (Mint/MATE)

RSS of a node ns2

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 08:34
hi dear ns2 users, how we know rss value of a node in ns2 and how we calculate distance between anchor node and non-anchor node from rss value for range free localization algorithm in WSN?
thank you.

LXer: Linux Journal returns, Automotive Grade Linux at CES, and more open source news

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 07:30
Published at LXer:

In this week[he]#039[/he]s edition of our open source news roundup, we cover the rebirth of Linux Journal, Automotive Grade Linux infotainment systems, and more.


Why does open source have to be free?

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 07:08
It occurs to me that the influx of B2B open source software likely will mean major enterprises get to adopt these valuable products at little to no cost. It seems like these are the people who have all the money and currently have no where to spend it. Am I rejected by the open source community if I propose charging businesses for open source software?

Does anyone have any opinions on what the best product would be? Currently I'm considering:

Wasabi by Intuit
Planout by Facebook
And (the leader for allowing multiple languages) sixpack by Seatgeek

Any feedback is appreciated

Enterprise Software Viability

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 06:27
I've noticed an increase in the open source B2B software available on the market. However it seems like no companies implement other companies open source projects. They just create their own. This has created a glut of software with no real place to go.

I got fired from my last job for suggesting that we open source our product. However, I still think there's viability to an enterprise open source solution in areas like marketing automation, A/B testing, and pretty much any other market you want to enter.

What are the objections you usually hear to implementing open source in the enterprise? I asked this question over a year ago and got security which is of course valid but what else?

LXer: Let's talk advertising

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 05:39
Published at LXer:

This is the first in a series of posts in which members of our still-small staff raise topics for discussion. Since I'm a veteran of both the journalism and advertising businesses, I'll start this discussion.


systemctl status = degraded

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 04:41
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS server. Found my systemctl state as degraded. Narrowed to one failed service. This is the service.

I'm at a loss. It may be meaningless. Everything seems to work fine. But it does annoy me. Any suggestions?

Code: jason@failbox:~$ systemctl status session-2.scope
● session-2.scope - Session 2 of user mcserver
  Loaded: loaded
Transient: yes
  Drop-In: /run/systemd/system/session-2.scope.d
          └─50-After-systemd-logind\x2eservice.conf, 50-After-systemd-user-sessions\x2eservice.conf, 50-Descrip
  Active: failed (Result: resources)

Jan 05 15:34:43 failbox systemd[1]: session-2.scope: Failed to add PIDs to scope's control group: No such process
Jan 05 15:34:43 failbox systemd[1]: Failed to start Session 2 of user mcserver.
Jan 05 15:34:43 failbox systemd[1]: session-2.scope: Unit entered failed state.

LXer: Where Do I Start?

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 03:39
Published at LXer:

For the past few years, the bulk of my consulting work has been incorporate training. Many of the participants in my courses are peoplewho have been developing software for years already and simply wantto learn new languages and techniques.


Vim8 - difficulty installing vim-markdown plugin

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 03:01
Code: # uname -a
Linux fir 4.14.9-calculate #1 SMP PREEMPT Thu Dec 28 10:52:39 UTC 2017 x86_64 AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 640 Processor AuthenticAMD GNU/Linux

# vim --version
VIM - Vi IMproved 8.0 (2016 Sep 12, compiled Dec 22 2017 12:25:57)
I don't think I have ever installed a vim plugin before. I am finding it surprisingly difficult.

The plugin I am trying to install is: vim-markdown

I created a ~/.vim/bundle/ directory, and cloned the package into that directory.

Code: ~/.vim/bundle $ git clone Seemed to work.

As I understand it, I am supposed to edit ~/.vimrc and set a runtimepath to the markdown.vim file. Like this:

Code: set runtimepath^=~/.vim/bundle/vim-markdown/. . ./markdown.vim Problem is: there are several markdown.vim files.

Code: ~/.vim/bundle/vim-markdown $ find . -name "markdown.vim" -print
Am I supposed to create runtimepaths to all of them? Or am I doing this completely wrong?

Unnecessary cronjobs are enabling.

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 02:39

In Linux server some unnecessary cronjobs are creating and enabling by itself ,even after deleting those jobs its getting created after sometime,because of this some other .sh services
running in machine are halting automatically.Please help me out to resolve this.
I wanna know is there anything to force disable cronjobs automatically.
EX:* * * * * wget -q edited out -O - | sh

Root user radically faster than main user

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 02:16
I took a scrot of something as root and noticed that I couldn't access it from my normal Lysander login. It must have gone into the root account, I thought. I logged into root [couldn't work out how to open the image as root in the terminal from my user account] and root was noticeably quicker.

All programs [save LibreOffice] opened almost instantly. Also the desktop setup was radically different, a standard LXDE setup. It actually didn't look half bad.

Now, this netbook is partitioned as /root, /home and /swap. when I installed Slackware over Debian I just installed it onto /root, I didn't format /home. Is is possible that settings have been saved from my previous Debian install on /home and that is slowing things down? Should I format /home while leaving /root as it is?

Startup Question

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 01:58
Hello guys,

Been away from Debian since Etch and I'm messing around with Jessie now. A lot of changes since I last used Debian. I have a question about startup.

With Etch startup the console would scroll several pages of kernel output then stop at the bottom with a login prompt. It left the scrollback buffer intact allowing me to review output. I found it handy for checking things when building custom kernels. I know I can use dmesg, but I could actually go back further with the scrollback buffer, all the way to the last page of BIOS output.

Is there any way in Jessie I can get that same behavior? Jessie resets the terminal and and flushes the buffer when the console shell starts up.

LXer: How governments and citizens used open source to solve human problems in 2017

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 01:41
Published at LXer:

Each year, when we look back at the top government articles on, we see interesting case studies of government technology policies or implementations. Our most popular stories from 2017 aren't about adopting open source to solve technology problems. Instead, they demonstrate how governments and citizens are coming together through open source to solve human problems.1. Why we need an open model to design and evaluate public policyread more


Back using Linux

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 01:33
Hi folks, first post here.

I'm not really a new Linux user, I installed my first Linux system when Debian still had a one at the top of the version number. Though I've come and gone with it. Last go I had was with Etch and was really happy with the system. I just never made the jump in finding replacements for my Windows apps so it ended up on the shelf for some years.

So now I'm back at it and I'm playing around with Jessie. Boy things have changed in my time away, grub, systemd, disk-by-ID, and all kinds of other advancements. Understanding how this new system works is going to be a bit more challenging. First thing I'd like to do is get the startup looking the way it did in Etch. I have a question or two about that I'll ask in another section.