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Nov
26
answered Use of variables in Apache configuration
Nov
26
answered Resizing of partitions taking too long in Debian 6 installer
Nov
25
answered Partioning free space for manual install
Nov
22
comment Bash script to detect when my server is down or offline
Instead of pinging the server, you should test whatever it is that you care about the server doing. For example, if it's a mail server, it's much more important that it successfully sends and receives mail.
Nov
20
answered What process is sending TCP SYNs on Solaris 10?
Nov
20
answered Bash prompt that won't clobber long commands
Nov
19
answered Check if the residence's connection has internet access
Nov
18
comment Which Unix is considered the vanilla Unix and which Unix's are just Unix rather than Unix-like?
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Nov
18
answered How to stop update-grub from scanning all drives?
Nov
17
comment How to access a KVM virtual-machine?
For your first question, you need an X display (e.g. ssh -X to your server) to run virt-manager. For the second question, yes, SSH uses the network and so you need an IP address.
Nov
16
answered How to access a KVM virtual-machine?
Nov
16
comment Uncompress txt.gz files
Add the output of hd file.txt.gz | head - 8 to your question and we will be able to answer.
Nov
15
answered Asus Eee Netbook Distribution
Nov
15
answered How to restore data atomically on a remote server?
Nov
15
answered dig @nameserver doesn't work
Nov
15
comment dig @nameserver doesn't work
But you should get NS records in an AUTHORITY section, not "connection timed out".
Nov
14
comment Remove /var partition and replace it with /var into / (root) partition
@dubiousjim: sounds right to me, I added a step.
Nov
14
revised Remove /var partition and replace it with /var into / (root) partition
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Nov
14
comment Run ssh login command without modifying remote .bashrc
Weird, it should definitely work -- I made a setup like yours here and tested it. What version of bash are you running? What's the output of set -o in your shell after logging in?
Nov
14
comment Run ssh login command without modifying remote .bashrc
If you have set -o vi in your profile files too (or they source .bashrc), you might need: ssh -t user@host bash --norc --noprofile -o emacs -i