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I am a system administrator, part of a team managing a set of very high traffic web sites. My primary interests are virtualization, Linux, databases, scripting, and windows.


Jun
16
awarded  Yearling
Apr
21
answered Simplest way of getting a bootable linux flash drive + VM in Windows
Sep
18
answered How and where is the at command configured?
Sep
17
answered How can I replace a tty using getty with qingy on ubuntu 12.04 or later?
Sep
2
awarded  Commentator
Aug
28
answered scp from remote host fails due to login greeting set in .bashrc
Aug
28
answered How to create a custom debian liveCD (customize which packages are preinstalled)?
Aug
27
comment mount tmpfs preserve current permissions
then the solution seems to be found here: techques.com/question/3-278396/…
Aug
27
answered mount tmpfs preserve current permissions
Aug
27
comment Can VirtualBox return IP address for launched VM?
that would indicate that virtualbox either failed to allocate the ip, or the ip is otherwise set by something else (such as a bridged network so it is set by a dhcp server outside virtualbox).
Aug
27
answered Can VirtualBox return IP address for launched VM?
Aug
23
answered Exiting out of an infinite reboot loop in startup (rc.local)
Aug
23
answered Nmap -sn: scan or no scan?
Aug
23
comment Couldn't fill logical volume maps
have you tried vgcfgrestore to restore your previous configuration? does that error as well?
Aug
23
comment How do you empty the buffers and cache on a Linux system?
never heard of linux-ftools after so many years, though I knew how to drop cache. you are really a guru. Thanks for sharing!
Aug
23
answered Cloning USB drive in VMware with partclone
Aug
23
awarded  Yearling
Aug
22
answered Not sure what the value in a log message in auth log means?
Aug
22
answered grub thinks ext4 is iso9660 filesystem
Aug
21
answered How do I backup my partition table?