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How to run sudo command without a password on a Linux or Unix

I'm a new Unix system user. How do I use sudo command without a password on a Linux or Unix-like systems?
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Linux/Unix: OpenSSH Multiplexer To Speed Up OpenSSH Connections

How can I multiplex SSH sessions by setting up a master session and then having subsequent sessions go through the master to speed up my ssh connection on a Linux or Unix-like operating systems?
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I want to block Internet Explorer (MS-IE) browser on a squid proxy server running on a Linux or Unix-like systems. How can I block IE on a squid proxy server version 3.x?
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FreeBSD Unix Find Out Which Programs Are Listing On a Given Port Number

I'm a new FreeBSD Unix system user. How can I find out the process/programs names listing on a certain port on a FreeBSD Unix systems using command line? How do I lookup the process which is currently bound to the given network port on a FreeBSD server?
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Use ssh-copy-id with an OpenSSH Server Listening On a Different Port

My OpenSSH server listening on TCP port number 2222. How can I use ssh-copy-id with an sshd server with listening on a different port on a Linux or Unix-like systems?
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Ubuntu Linux: Edit and Open Files That Require Administrator Privileges

There are certain files in Ubuntu Linux (or Unix-like systems) that only root user access or edit. How can I edit and/or open files that requires admin (root) access on a Ubuntu Linux?
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FreeBSD Unix Show Mounted File Systems

I recently switched from MS-Windows server to a FreeBSD Unix server. How can I see list of mounted file systems on a FreeBSD based Unix server using command line options?
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Bash: Reissue And Repeat A Long Command Without Retyping It on a Linux, OS X & Unix

I'm a new Ubuntu Linux user. In Linux, Apple OS X or Unix-like systems, how do I reissue or repeat a long command without retying it?
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I need to tunnel X Window securely over SSH bases session so that I run X program on my remote Linux/Unix server/workstation and get back display to my Apple Macbook pro laptop. I tried the ssh -X user@server1 and ssh -Y user@server2 commands on both OS X Mountain Lion and Apple OS X Mavericks/Yosemite. But, I am unable to use the ssh command with X11.

How do I fix this problem on OS X and enable X11 forwarding with ssh command? How do I install XQuartz (X11.app) server on Apple OS X Mountain Lion or Mavericks or Yosemite?
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FreeBSD Force DHCP Client (dhclient) to Renew IP Address To Get A New Lease

I have a Linux DD-WRT router DHCP server running on my network. How can I force my FreeBSD based dhcp client to get a new lease from this Linux based router? What is the command in FreeBSD equivalent to Windows' "ipconfig /renew" command?
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