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asked How to check Grub2 config file?
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answered Efficiently delete large directory containing thousands of files
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comment Fedora 18: Unable to connect to a WLAN network
@IcyFlame It works by now. It was indeed a broken or partially broken driver. After a couple of time and a couple of updates, it automagically started working.
Jun
22
comment Fastest way to convert a large amount of FLACs to MP3s
@PP. To be honest, I'm not absolutely sure what the more important task is at hand. I assumed the parallel optimization is the less important thing, preserving the tags seems to be more important to me.
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answered Fastest way to convert a large amount of FLACs to MP3s
Jun
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comment How to execute php file as different user securely?
OK, your initial explanation led me to think that any customer can actually restore the db from the web application. And the user stuff is more of the kind, that someone might find a way to access this script while not being a user at all of the webpage, If you know what I mean. There is a word for that, that I keep forgetting. When lower tier users and "guests" gain access to administrative components, etc.
Jun
19
comment How to execute php file as different user securely?
Should be OK, but just a word of warning: As this restoration program/script runs with no real supervision, it might be used to lock up the server by calling that function at a very fast rate (i.e. running the PHP file over and over.) You can scold your customers for doing that, but in case there is a way to fake user accounts or meander to that script from "outside", I'd give it a bit more scrutiny.
Jun
19
comment How to execute php file as different user securely?
+1 for the individual user accounts in the database. It is usually a better Idea to have that managed by a script that has access to the db.
Jun
19
comment Tips for putting ~ under source control
Yes, I know it is dated. The question was for a tip on how to do that. I've just told this guy how I've been doing it for many, many years ("dated", hint, hint). It wasn't meant in the way that it's the only reasonable way to do it.
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answered How to enable OpenGL rendering on Fedora 18 with an Intel Corporation 82852/855GM?
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comment How to enable OpenGL rendering on Fedora 18 with an Intel Corporation 82852/855GM?
There have been several updates to the mesa packaged since I've posted this question, but it still doesn't work. Has anyone some newer information by now?
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