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Can cURL get the Username and Password Fields From a Website?

Can cURL get the Username and Password Fields From a Website? I’m using cURL to login to several websites. Looking through the DOM manually to get the fields for the username and password fields is tedious for my case. I’ll then parse the fields and use the curl -d command to login. The only reason …

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Logging in after remoting to my ubuntu pc shows a black screen

Logging in after remoting to my ubuntu pc shows a black screen I am new to RDP setups, I have my mac setup to remote into my ubuntu PC (22.04.3 LTS) when I am at my University and it works fine. The only problem I am having is that after closing the connection, when I …

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Lightdm multi screen arrangement

Lightdm multi screen arrangement I run XFCE on Debian with two monitors next to eachother. The default positioning of the monitors is mixed up. I.e., when the mouse leaves the left edge of the physically left monitor it isn’t blocked, but instead the mouse appears at the right edge of the physically right monitor. Of …

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non-login shell sources $HOME/[.local/]bin to $PATH and I can't find why

non-login shell sources $HOME/[.local/]bin to $PATH and I can't find why OS: Ubuntu Desktop 22.04 I am initially logged in as user carl. I open a shell and echo $0, I get the confirmation that I am in a non-login shell. ("bash", no dash) But when I then echo $PATH I see that $HOME/.local/bin and …

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Ubuntu sound settings are getting muted upon ssh login

Ubuntu sound settings are getting muted upon ssh login Problem: Sound settings are being muted when the first user, other than the default user, attempts to login to Ubuntu through SSH. This issue is not related to any PC fault. It occurs whenever a user, particularly the first one, logs in via SSH, causing the …

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How to trigger a notification for any console login?

How to trigger a notification for any console login? I’m trying to find a way to trigger a notification script when anyone logs in via a console (so not ssh). There are many examples around that use PAM/pam_exec (for SSH) and these work fine, but after many searches I can’t find the equivalent way to …

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Ubuntu gdm3 login screen menu

Ubuntu gdm3 login screen menu I have gdm3 installed as my display-manager on Ubuntu Budgie and when I log in there is this small settings icon in the right corner with the options: Ubuntu Budgie Ubuntu Ubuntu with Xorg What are their diffrences and which one is the better one? How did ubuntu end up …

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Ubuntu NAS login credentials

Ubuntu NAS login credentials I’m using Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS Desktop. I can’t find the NAS login credentials in the GUI? If you open the ‘Files’ icon a window opens which shows the default collection of folders such as home, desktop, starred, etc. At the bottom of that list is an additional function called "+Other Locations" …

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How to lock down Ubuntu linux so that only the active user can log in

How to lock down Ubuntu linux so that only the active user can log in I am new to linux and interested in only allow in login via direct access to the machine (active user). I don’t even want to be able to log in remotely myself. Can someone please point me in the right …

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List of usernames takes 5 minutes to show up on login screen after update to 23.10

List of usernames takes 5 minutes to show up on login screen after update to 23.10 After upgrading from 23.04 to 23.10 the list of usernames on the login screen take about five minutes to show up. Ctrl+alt+function keys don’t give me a prompt during this time. Afterwards the journal is filled with a few …

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I don't acquire supplemental groups at login

I don't acquire supplemental groups at login I have ssh access to a fresh installation of Ubuntu 22.04 on a cloud VM. My password entry is fish:x:1001:100::/home/fish:/bin/bash and /etc/group contains users:x:100: sudo:x:27:gsluser,fish When I log in, I get sh rather than bash and I’m not automatically in the sudo group, although groups says that I …

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Keyboard layout skipped during installation and changes don't persist in Linux Mint

Keyboard layout skipped during installation and changes don't persist in Linux Mint I installed a fresh Linux Mint 21.2 64bit. During the installation, the menu to choose the keyboard layout was skipped, so I couldn’t choose one. Now after the installation, when I try to login, the keyboard layout is set to US by default. …

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Login loop on Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS. Xwayland and gnome-shell blocked

Login loop on Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS. Xwayland and gnome-shell blocked My Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS got stuck in login loop. I did nothing special to cause it (maybe some general Ubuntu updates). I tried suggestions from https://support.system76.com/articles/login-loop-ubuntu/ but nothing helped. Only hint I have now is a log which appeared while I logged into my account …

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Logins like user@ad.foo cause profile files to be owned by root

Logins like user@ad.foo cause profile files to be owned by root The users at my school are used to logging in to email, windows etc with a login username@ad.foo (authenticated with Active Directory via LDAP). Unfortunately this is causing havoc and corrupting their user profile. UPDATE – CAUSE: This was caused by some custom modifications …

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Running GNU screen through SSH, the shell is not a login shell?

Running GNU screen through SSH, the shell is not a login shell? I’m using screen (the problematically named terminal session manager) on a remote system accessed over SSH – to run long running processes and such. I have eventually started using a command to attach directly to the screen session, instead of first logging in …

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SSH Key issue – Fedora 38

SSH Key issue – Fedora 38 I’ve a remote server with at least 2 users (root and myself). I’ve the same keys in .ssh/authorized_keys in both $HOME folder. I can connect with the root account, but from my account i’ve a "Server refused our key" error. I’ve checked the sshd_config (on server) & the .ssh …

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Ubutuntu 22.04 won't boot – can't interrupt bluetooth errors

Ubutuntu 22.04 won't boot – can't interrupt bluetooth errors I cannot boot my Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS laptop. The boot starts, but then it gets stuck on bluetooth errors. The same error repeats endlessly: [ XXXXX] Bluetooth: hci0: Failed to send firmware data (-38) (the XXXXX just increases with each message. I tried to interrupt it …

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Upgrade to Xubuntu 23.04, can't login, popup loop, tty login info doesn't work

Upgrade to Xubuntu 23.04, can't login, popup loop, tty login info doesn't work Trying to login after upgrading to 23.04 via the GUI prompt. It warns of the dangers of not disabling your lock screen, but I was sure I didn’t have a lock screen enabled. The login prompt pops up, with my username, and …

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Script in /etc/profile.d/ is not being run on X login (debian)

Script in /etc/profile.d/ is not being run on X login (debian) The following script: name=’ILITEK ILITEK-TP’ echo ‘running touchscreens’ | systemd-cat ids=$(xinput –list |awk -Fid= "/$name/"'{print $2+0}’) echo ‘after xinput’ | systemd-cat for id in $ids do event=$(xinput list-props "$id" | awk -F’"’ ‘/Device Node/{print $2}’) path=$(udevadm info "$event" | awk -F/ ‘/DEVPATH=/{printf "%s n",$7}’) …

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