I am using Ubuntu 11.10 Gnome. I uninstalled snort in order to install a more recent version. The new installation initially failed because the system would not let be rm or modify /var/log/snort ...
I am in the process of migrating a machine from RHEL 4 to 5. Rather than actually do an upgrade we have created a new VM (both machines are in a cloud) and I am in the process of copying across data ...
If you are root, and you issue rm -rf / Then how far can the command go? Can you recover data from this kind of an action? Even after the binaries are gone, would the running processes still be ...
I know that root can do anything, but is there a way to at least alert root that they are about to delete a folder that perhaps shouldn't be deleted? We keep a work directory in our /tmp folder, and ...