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Christian, husband, temporary Californian, Cape Townian, ex-Durbanite, open source geek, dormant musician, Facebook/Instagram production engineer.

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comment Including pending update list in motd
Recent versions of Ubuntu already do this, have a look at /etc/update-motd.d/90-updates-available.
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awarded  Revival
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awarded  Revival
Oct
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comment How to configure a filesystem+LVM for effective usage of SSD?
@imz Either find the datasheet for your SSD, or try using flashbench.
Oct
24
comment Unable to access internet if wireless enabled
The default gateway is out eth0 via 10.26.0.1. Can you provide the output of tracepath -n 8.8.8.8?
Jul
31
answered How to pause listing long text file with cat in command prompt after 10lines then press any key
Jul
27
answered Redirect http using iptables for an ip range
Jul
13
comment ffmpeg with mp3 support: How to install (use) in user mode?
Have you tried setting LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/home/username/lame-3.99.5/libmp3lame/?
Jul
8
comment What is a solid iptables configuration for my desktop?
@killermist I'm not using it as a policy anymore, but as a jump target.
Jul
8
comment What is a solid iptables configuration for my desktop?
@killermist I prefer using explicit rejects in my firewalls instead of silent drops, hence the REJECT rules in addition to the DROP policies.
Jul
8
comment What is a solid iptables configuration for my desktop?
@StevenMonday Thanks, corrected.
Jul
8
revised What is a solid iptables configuration for my desktop?
Correct default policy, add explicit rejects
Jul
8
answered What is a solid iptables configuration for my desktop?
Jul
6
comment random number needed
xkcd.com/221
Jul
5
comment Can not boot ArchLinux with a Macbook pro 7.1
@xXx I've done that on my Macbook and it still works ;-) The Ubuntu wiki also says to install to the partition though, so try option 2.
Jul
5
comment Booting linux from usb using EFI
@QuickSilver That sounds like a problem with Linux, not the bootloader then. You may need to play with the video options to the kernel.
Jul
5
answered debian wireless networking configuration