128 reputation
3
bio website
location
age
visits member for 2 years, 2 months
seen 2 days ago

Sep
8
comment How do I determine if the linux password was changed?
No, they are like this only when changed. This is actually one of the options I'm considering, to check for length/structure. They look like this: 8yInpa/Ksc9wA
Sep
8
asked How do I determine if the linux password was changed?
Aug
30
comment What process created this window with no PID associated?
The solutions from the other answers were tried and I have posted their results in the question, but you are right, I should have been more explicit. The fact that the other questions had no foolproof answer does not mean that there isn't any. Maybe some hardcore linux guru knows the answer and just doesn't visit this site.
Aug
29
awarded  Student
Aug
29
comment What process created this window with no PID associated?
Next time, before you call possible duplicate, read the question. I'm sure you will find it a shocking surprise, but I am, in fact, capable of reading. I even consider myself quite proficient at using the search field! Of course I have seen both of these questions, and much more. Neither the answers on SOFU nor the various internet sites provided me with an answer.
Aug
29
awarded  Scholar
Aug
29
accepted What process created this window with no PID associated?
Aug
29
comment What process created this window with no PID associated?
Never mind, the window just disappeared (probably) when I ran xprop -id 0x1414050
Aug
29
comment What process created this window with no PID associated?
Could you please rewrite the script in parts so that I could do the steps manually? It gives a following error: ERROR: Process ID list syntax error.
Aug
29
comment What process created this window with no PID associated?
Root window id: 0x107 (the root window) (has no name), Parent window id: 0x1414050 (has no name). Not very helpful. xkill might work, but I want to be sure the application aborts, which is something xkill does not guarantee. The application was started locally and there is no obvious reason why it should choose to connect to the X server via TCP.
Aug
29
comment Best way to make encrypted backups while preserving permissions to a windows file system
Why don't you just create a huge TrueCrypt container filling the entire NAS, mount it and backup as you would without the encryption?
Aug
29
asked What process created this window with no PID associated?
Aug
29
awarded  Supporter