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If you have Vixie cron installed, you can add a @reboot entry in your crontab file: Instead of the first five fields, one of eight special strings may appear: string meaning ------ ------- @reboot Run once, at startup. There you can take some action (i.e. writing some unique file) that you can check for ...


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When a user invokes sudo -l it lists what sudo will allow them to do, so you could have a script ran as root that bumps through /etc/passwd and sudo's to each user, invoke the sudo -l, directing the output to /tmp/${USER}_sudo_i_can_do.txt But if you don't have root access, you won't be able to do what you want to do; the list of permissions is readable ...


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You can use - if you can get the initial right to do so granted to you - the linux kernel's User namespaces. In a user namespace a user can be apportioned a piece of a disk and run a full-fledged container within as a super-user without otherwise affecting the parent environment. You will need a 3.8 or later kernel, some linux-savvy, and the initial setup ...


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You can use JuJu, which creates a small Linux container in user's directory, where you can install any packages.


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The only thing that comes close is iostat from the sysstat suite which also works for regular users or maybe atop -d (fails with a floating pointing exception here). Nearly same question was already asked here: http://serverfault.com/questions/260818/in-absense-of-iotop-which-command-is-most-appropriate-for-get-i-o-bounded-proces iotop doesn't work for ...



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