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Jan
24
answered Creating linux distro for use during exam
Jan
24
comment Raspberry Pi, serial console, minicom, and gnome-terminal
There are other minicom alternatives possibly worth trying (the thread mentions cu, screen, seyon, conserver and kermit)
Jan
24
reviewed Approve What is log_daemon_msg ?
Jan
22
comment Log file not growing beyond a size. Why?
Is this web-app home-brewn or something publicly available? (Maybe with a mailing list, documentation)
Jan
22
comment Supervisord does not work
What raises this error? If it is supervisorctl, is supervisord already running?
Jan
21
comment explain the command `printf — “#!${opt_E}”`
Note that ! is reinterpreted by Bash, so try using dash or some other shell that doesn't do history expansion.
Jan
21
comment Upgrading the kernel in Redhat Linux 6.0
Way to go: apropos kernel probably mentions uname (2). man uname shows you that uname -rv gives you the running kernel's release and version.
Jan
21
comment Debugging Linux Kernel with QEMU
packages.ubuntu.com lets you search for package contentsqemu-utils
Jan
20
comment How to prevent a mistaken rm -rf for specific folders?
safe-rm maybe
Jan
19
comment Disable screen blackout in KDE while watching iPlayer
You could manually inhibit power management via D-Bus.
Jan
19
comment Why VNC not showing actual Remote Desktop
(If I guessed the VNC server you use right,) you might be able to use Xvnc with inetd as described in its man page (last paragraph of the linked section). Another (kind of high-overhead but neat) solution might be using the Guacamole remote desktop gateway and configuring access there.
Jan
18
comment How do I ensure that only one instance of my ksh script runs on Solaris using NFS?
Anyway, I'm rather confused about your question, since none of the answers in the referenced question uses flock...
Jan
18
comment How do I ensure that only one instance of my ksh script runs on Solaris using NFS?
How about Perl? Besides, the lock directory solution is available.
Jan
18
comment Why VNC not showing actual Remote Desktop
@WarrenYoung: Indeed, which is the hideous one again?
Jan
18
answered Why VNC not showing actual Remote Desktop
Jan
17
comment How to disable energy saving on notebook screen when using Scientific Linux 6.3?
Could you examine its brightness ACPI settings? Maybe echo 10 > /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness does something (then the problem might be cornered)
Jan
17
revised Unix on a DEC VAX?
adapted to your edit (4000/90), increased the number of actual sentences in my answer
Jan
16
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Jan
16
comment Get package sources and repository link
No real need for sudo here, right?
Jan
16
answered Unix on a DEC VAX?