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


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.
Oct
21
answered How to get mplayer to play from stdin?
Oct
19
comment Mac OS X Darwin: how to reset admin password?
I advise buying an old installation DVD and doing a complete OS reinstall at your earliest convenience. I would not trust the existing installation to not be compromised in some fashion.
Oct
19
answered Mac OS X Darwin: how to reset admin password?
Oct
15
awarded  Good Answer
Oct
12
answered cp -L vs. cp -H
Sep
29
comment Tune write disk cache flushing algorithm
Which filesystem are you testing against? What kernel version are you using?