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Mar
24
comment AiX topas snapshot to web
Note the apache in your PHP script output. The script is not run as root -- which is good, but may affect the way topas works. Try sudo -u apache bash myscript.sh for comparison (if sudo is available to you).
Mar
11
comment Confused with awk! Getting: 'cannot open “” for output'
If you find yourself awking XML quite often, there's special tools for that, for example XMLgawk.
Nov
1
comment Monitor via SSH and execute local script upon change detection
This sounds very complicated. Which problem are you trying to solve? For a Linux dev environment with a shared folder, many people like to use Vagrant, for example.
Jun
17
comment How can I queue up an entire directory for FTP?
There are no rock-solid URLs ;) But luckily there is the internet archive wayback machine.
Jun
4
comment Is it safe to run everything from VirtualBox?
Just a pointer, there's also Qubes OS.
Jun
1
comment Making a directory protected from 'rm -rf'
Check out safe-rm
Apr
27
comment Skype window doesn't show on Debian 7.0 with Openbox
Sometimes these issues can be solved by running the program again, it might become visible (i.e. un-minimized) then... no idea if this works with Skype.
Apr
24
comment How can I run a shell script as a daemon under Redhat?
@bshacklett: I just stumbled upon dendrite, fitting into a related niche, could be interesting here.
Apr
22
comment Jingle CLI client / Jitsi replacement / VOIP
Yate comes to mind. Never got it really working, though.
Apr
21
comment How can I run a shell script as a daemon under Redhat?
@bshacklett W.r.t logs, I'd have a closer look at logstash. The store can be fed logs directly from Log4j, but the logstash agent can also monitor log files
Apr
19
comment How can I run a shell script as a daemon under Redhat?
@bshacklett you can examine any init script's (any shell script's actually) function by running it explicitly with bash -vx, ie. bash -vx /etc/init.d/script start.
Apr
18
comment How can I run a shell script as a daemon under Redhat?
Don't bother getting the usage of this right and go with daemon, there's a RPM package, too. Btw, there're many log monitoring tools out there (start here).
Apr
18
comment How can I run a shell script as a daemon under Redhat?
It's not wrong. /etc/init.d/functions defines a daemon function that expects its argument to daemonize itself, it only takes care of things like changing the user, setting ulimits, checking (not creating!) a pidfile... The best usage of this daemon function is to replace it with libslack's daemon ;)
Mar
10
comment not able to mount burned ISO9660 file-system before ejecting and re-inserting the media
Maybe some udev event has to be triggered, you could try to do this with udevadm
Mar
10
comment not able to mount burned ISO9660 file-system before ejecting and re-inserting the media
Something seems to auto-mount the image for you... as you did not actually mount it after you re-insert the tray... Btw, maybe mount -o loop /path/of/ubcd521.iso /mnt saves you the burning by just mounting the ISO file
Feb
3
comment Does Chrome run on Debian kFreeBSD?
a) What makes you think Chromium doesn't do Flash? (See this recent issue on getting it to work) b) Please don't cross post‌​, trust in the moderators to move your post if it's not in the SE site best suited for your question. c) Anyway, Debian's chromium package is not available for kFreeBSD but Chromium seems to run on FreeBSD.
Feb
2
comment Debugging Linux Kernel with QEMU
qemu-img is one of the tools in qemu-utils
Feb
1
comment What would be the RHEL package corresponding to build-essential in Ubuntu?
Possible duplicate: Make and build utilities on CentOS/RHEL?
Jan
31
comment Xen error on CentOS
@jordanm: Oh... right. Thanks for the edit :)
Jan
31
comment Xen error on CentOS
@jordanm, you might be right; I expanded it a bit.