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I am an IT Software Tester, learning C#, C++ and Linux.
I have done a lot of work on the following platforms:

SCO
Ubunutu 4.1 - 12.04
Solaris on SPARC
Solaris on INTEL
HP-UXi v3
FreeBSD
RHEL (5.5)

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comment Which is more widely used: chmod 777 or chmod a+rwx
@MartinErhardt I would normally just use 775 or 755 for executable files only.
Sep
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comment Which is more widely used: chmod 777 or chmod a+rwx
Thanks for this. I guess that by writing it out in full (alphanumeric) will prevent people from asking what does the 7 mean, etc.
Sep
3
comment Which is more widely used: chmod 777 or chmod a+rwx
OK, what does the octal mean? To be honest, I use the numerical values too, but I know other people use the alphanumeric option.
Sep
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comment Which is more widely used: chmod 777 or chmod a+rwx
I was weary of posting this here, as it may be classed as "too broad". But there are only the two options.
Sep
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asked Which is more widely used: chmod 777 or chmod a+rwx
Sep
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revised Can we use Linux Mint ISO to repair Ubuntu's Grub?
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Sep
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suggested suggested edit on Can we use Linux Mint ISO to repair Ubuntu's Grub?
Sep
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reviewed No Action Needed Can we use Linux Mint ISO to repair Ubuntu's Grub?
Sep
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revised How can I embed a console app's output into my X11 desktop?
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suggested suggested edit on How can I embed a console app's output into my X11 desktop?
Sep
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revised Why IP address for Linux Bridge which is layer 2 virtual device?
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Sep
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reviewed No Action Needed RHEL 5 Server running with 8 core. Load is always 0 or 1. but RAM (8GB) always occupied
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reviewed Reviewed Why IP address for Linux Bridge which is layer 2 virtual device?
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suggested suggested edit on Why IP address for Linux Bridge which is layer 2 virtual device?
Sep
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revised Copy and paste text in Xterm on OpenBSD
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suggested suggested edit on Copy and paste text in Xterm on OpenBSD
Sep
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comment in Shell Scirpt I want to use ::ssu <USERNAME>
Do a uname -a, and edit your question with what you get.
Sep
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revised archlinux check disks on boot
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revised archlinux check disks on boot
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revised How to connect tata photon in X window manager in ubuntu 14.04 using command line
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