I've been writing a number of bash scripts lately which get variables from a parameter or from a file. Some of the scripts run as root (using sudo) This is on my notebook, so there aren't any other ...
Whenever I have to execute a shell script from the web curl -s [url] | sh, I first open url in my web browser to make sure the script isn't malicious and is safe to run. I remember seeing a command ...
I have to execute a program that passes in as command line options the username and password. Is there a way to hide the username & password from appearing in the /proc entry for this process.
I've written a python CGI script that invoke bash commands, and it needs to test for a successful login on the host. Is it possible to create a bash script that will test a given username and ...
This question is totally general and not only applicable to my situation, but... I have a small busybox appliance where I want a non-root user to be able to execute a particular script with root ...
Is there any way to keep a command from being added to your history? I have a command that I want to keep out of my history file, and I really don't care to have it there when I search the history ...
Is it possible to randomise or shred memory of a particular application just after its life ends, or better, whenever it deallocates some memory? A command-line utility like this would be perfect: ...