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Oct
17
comment What are the pros and cons of Vim and Emacs?
@Gilles I wasn't allowed to touch the UNIX machines until 1990-ish...
Oct
17
comment What are the pros and cons of Vim and Emacs?
I always heard it as Eighty Megabytes And Constantly Swapping.
Oct
11
comment fdisk isn't showing my hard drive as properly formatted (but it is)
@MaxMackie Only the MS-DOS version of fdisk does that. Linux fdisk has never erased newly created partitions.
Oct
11
awarded  Cleanup
Oct
11
revised Linux kernel 3.10.0-123.4.2 processes [flush] aren't present
rolled back to a previous revision
Oct
10
comment Compiling Riofs, can't compile with support to --force-head-requests
Run ./configure --help and read the output carefully.
Oct
4
comment Linux solution for schools?
@Patrick That doesn't explain why one would need the Windows servers in the first place!
Oct
4
comment Linux solution for schools?
I thought you were using Linux exclusively here. What's the deal with the Windows domain?
Oct
3
comment Linux speed up by moving files to ramdisk at start
Buying an SSD is much easier. And they're pretty cheap now.
Sep
30
awarded  Explainer
Sep
28
comment How to add and mount given a UUID? LMV2
Yes, that would pose a problem, and you're looking at the problem.
Sep
23
comment How to set static IPv6 IP address to embedded Linux board using ifconfig (busybox)?
That's not a valid IPv6 address.
Sep
13
comment Binvox not working on a headless Linux server
Did you try its -pb option?
Aug
23
comment Unable to mount root fs over NFS
I'd replace the Raspberry Pis with small VPS nodes.
Aug
16
answered Linux kernel 3.10.0-123.4.2 processes [flush] aren't present
Aug
4
comment linux bash prevention flocking for background process
@PeterHorvath Probably like this.
Jul
28
comment Command to 're-apply' previous command?
Have you tried using your arrow keys?
Jul
23
comment Linux mint 15, synaptic can't download all repository indexes
True, Mint's web site doesn't make this very clear.
Jul
23
comment Linux mint 15, synaptic can't download all repository indexes
Ubuntu does that with all their non-LTS releases, and has done since they started.
Jul
22
comment Linux mint 15, synaptic can't download all repository indexes
That's a trick question, right?