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I am a computer programmer. Knowledge representation and algorithmic complexity are my main interests.


Mar
16
reviewed Reject suggested edit on I deleted /bin/rm. How do I recover it?
Mar
16
comment Terminating an infinite loop
@cirosantilli Yes, that's the reason. If a process handles the signal and quits, that's different than the process being terminated by an unhandled signal.
Mar
15
awarded  Enlightened
Mar
15
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
15
comment Terminating an infinite loop
@cirosantilli Done.
Mar
15
revised Terminating an infinite loop
linked to GNU docs as requested, also quoted the relevant paragraph in case the link is broken later
Mar
8
comment DHCP lease acquired , yet no ping, not even to default gateway
Please provide the complete output of netstat -rn and ifconfig.
Mar
6
answered Copying emacs content through terminal app's clipboard copies unexpected tabs for some spaces
Jan
27
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
22
revised Why doesn't setuid on /sbin/dhclient work as intended?
added 71 characters in body
Jan
22
comment Why doesn't setuid on /sbin/dhclient work as intended?
I'm assuming a C program which would call setreuid(), then execve().
Jan
22
answered Why doesn't setuid on /sbin/dhclient work as intended?
Jan
16
answered How to hide files from Bash?
Jan
13
awarded  Yearling
Jan
8
revised What does the *.*;auth,authpriv.none -/var/log/syslog line mean in rsyslog config file?
previous edit mangled the layout; fixed.
Jan
8
answered What does the *.*;auth,authpriv.none -/var/log/syslog line mean in rsyslog config file?
Dec
10
answered Bash: handling “[[ statement ]] || echo problem found ; exit 1” logic
Dec
9
answered Remove scientific notation bash script
Dec
5
answered Why does combining `less` and `script` disrupt line endings?
Nov
7
comment Split tmux windows with same keys as in Emacs?
Have you read the man page for tmux? It should be obvious what to do. Unfortunately if you do it, then C-x stops working as a prefix key in Emacs because tmux will interpret it instead.