Are there any solutions similar to AIX smit for Linux based OSes? Basically this would be some kind of 'terminal menu-driver' script collection perhaps using ncurses for doing things that system ...
I have a group of servers authenticating against an LDAP server. I would like to be able to periodically update the /etc/ldap.secret file with an updated secret. I've written a small script that reads ...
The newusers command is useful for adding or modifying users in bulk. Is there an equivalent command for managing groups?
Many un*x systems ship with a user account named 'operator'. What is the purpose of this account? Do some systems actually make use of this account, or is this more of a historical legacy? Have you ...
There used to be a kernel config option called sched_user or similar under cgroups. This allowed (to my knowledge) all users to fairly share system resources. In 2.6.35 it is not available. Is there a ...
I need to manage a growing set of similar-but-different ASCII files. ( It so happens that they're Apache VirtualHosts, but that's not particularly relevant. ) For each production website, the ...
Possible Duplicate: NIS and autofs error I have one server and one client machine. In Server, I have configured NIS, and /home/guest/nis1 is shared through NFS. Both NFS and NIS are ...
I want to give a Fedora user sudo privileges. How do I do that?
I need to run a command with administrative privileges. Someone said I should run a command as root. How do I do this?
I've recently fallen into doing more work on LAMP servers, which is pretty new to me. At first it wasn't a problem migrating my preference files, but as I've grown and learned more, my preferences ...
For personal linux on my personal notebooks, I've usually set my environment to autologin as root even under X or lower runlevels. I've found my workflow is very pleasant and fast, without any ...
I installed Ubuntu on a computer that is now used by somebody else. I renamed the account with her name, but it only changes the fullname, not the user name, which is still displayed in the top right ...
I was googling this a bit ago and noticed a couple of ways, but I'm guessing that google doesn't know all. So how do you kick users off your Linux box? also how do you go about seeing they are logged ...