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Systems Administrator, Consultant, Programmer, Linux geek, Computer geek, Networking geek.

I work for Net Direct, Canada's leading Linux solutions provider and largest Canadian IBM System x VAR.

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Mar
22
answered Adding files to initrd makes linux not be able to read it
Mar
22
revised Adding files to initrd makes linux not be able to read it
added 106 characters in body
Mar
22
awarded  Commentator
Mar
22
asked Adding files to initrd makes linux not be able to read it
Mar
16
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
15
answered Can I pipe stdout on one server to stdin on another server?
Mar
15
comment Can I pipe stdout on one server to stdin on another server?
securely was not in the requirements :)
Mar
15
comment Can I pipe stdout on one server to stdin on another server?
Similarly, netcat on both ends makes for a great simple, easy communication channel. tar cf - /path/to/dir | nc 1.2.3.4 5000 on one server, nc -l -p 5000 > backupfile.tar on the other.
Feb
22
answered When I set the default shell, it doesn't “take”
Jan
24
revised Linux equivalent of Cisco's “begin” command
add shorter examples from @manatwork
Jan
23
answered Linux equivalent of Cisco's “begin” command
Nov
25
answered Boot device /dev/sda1 does not exist on Debian in QEmu
Nov
15
revised Controlling users' default printer as an administrator
add alternate location for lpoptions file
Nov
15
awarded  Scholar
Nov
15
suggested suggested edit on Controlling users' default printer as an administrator
Nov
15
accepted Controlling users' default printer as an administrator
Nov
15
comment Why is echo ignoring my quote characters?
You need to explain what you're trying to do. Such as "I want to append the following text: '…' to a file."
Nov
14
awarded  Student
Nov
14
asked Controlling users' default printer as an administrator
Nov
14
answered “INIT: version 2.86 reloading” - cause and fix?