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bio website shawnjgoff.com
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I've grown up with computers around me my whole life. I started programming when I was a kid, and stuck with it ever since. I came across Linux around 1999 and have enjoyed working with it ever since.

For a job, I get to write software that runs on embedded Linux devices. I do everything from working on low-level drivers to writing shell scripts and even web apps.


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comment Is there a way to find which iptables rule was responsible for dropping a packet?
fedorahosted.org/dropwatch might also be helpful in the future.
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revised What are the benefits of running Gnome 3 + awesome compared with awesome alone?
remove verbosity while keeping the same information and eliminating vagueness
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Jun
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comment Why must loopback traffic be authorized using iptables to get web access?
It seems that there must be other IPtables rules in place. It could be from a firewall or a captive portal system or a number of other things.
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revised Command “I'm” on linux ubuntu
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comment Can I install a distro to one partition while using a distro installed on another?
unetbootin will let you write a livecd to a hard disk drive; you might start there.
Jun
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comment Why are POSIX Find Parameters Different from Other Program styles?
dd is another POSIX utility that has a very different argument convention.
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