I would like to start with an example here just to make it easy to convey my question. I have uncommented the following line from the /etc/pam.d/su file auth required pam_wheel.so use_uid thus ...
For background I have just built a new machine with modern hardware including: AMD FX-8350 Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 motherboard 16GB RAM NVidia GTX 650 Ti Kingston SSD Given that, I tried to install ...
I have a problem with a server that is shutting down for some unknown reason. I check the logs each time it happens and cannot find anything of particular interest which would suggest why its going ...
Long story short, I've got an Ubuntu server box that was recently compromised (I believe through a known exploit of an older version of Tomcat, which has already been updated). Part of the exploit ...
From time to time Linux and Unix users faced with various network problems. Many of these problems are presented here and at some others troubleshooting forums, but the are very concrete and contains ...
Distro-specific support channels are good only if you run their clean stable versions out of the box and basically don't install anything other than what you get out of the box. But what about those ...
I was forced to shutdown (using the power button) and reboot after my laptop froze with just a black screen. After such an incident, where should I look for error messages etc. that might indicate ...
A few of my processes consume 100% cpu. I'm trying to figure out which scripts are causing it I tried running strace ps -ef: open("/proc/PID/status", O_RDONLY) = 6 read(6, "Name:\textract\nState:\tR ...