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answered What is the correct syntax for cloning a ntfs partition to a sparse file on another ntfs drive?
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comment How to find the number of bytes rewritten to a folder hierarchy?
You may want to clarify what "how much writing" means for you. Difference between the directory sizes before and after writing? Amount of data sent to the underlying block device?
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comment How to find the number of bytes rewritten to a folder hierarchy?
-1 - that doesn't tell you how much data was added (removed) to (from) a certain directory.
Dec
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comment Installer tries to run sudo for root access
You need the NOPASSWD: tag, which will tell sudo not to ask for password.
Dec
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comment Right way of running a root task/program at background
Certainly not by default. On the other hand a failed page download doesn't tell you whether the webserver needs a restart or whether it is just temporarily under very heavy load. It can even make such problems worse. :)
Dec
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revised How to deny mounting permission?
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Dec
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revised How to deny mounting permission?
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Dec
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revised Right way of running a root task/program at background
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Dec
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comment Right way of running a root task/program at background
These days one usually doesn't need to perform the checking manually - modern init systems (launchd, OpenRC, systemd - in alphabetic order) have that capability natively.
Dec
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answered How to deny mounting permission?
Dec
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comment SSHD_CONFIG keeps corrupting on reverse SSH setup
ssh_config you list (I suppose in /etc/ssh is not that ineresting - you want sshd_config you mentioned a couple of lines earlier. Apart from that, you can mark the sshd_config as immutable, which will prevent any changes to it. Use chattr +i /etc/ssh/sshd_config, once you have the right configuration in place. If you spot rubbish there later on, at least one of your 1) file system, 2) kernel and 3) hardware is broken. Check system logs. Try dropbear, if you want an alternative to OpenSSH.
Dec
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revised SSHD_CONFIG keeps corrupting on reverse SSH setup
formatting
Dec
16
comment Recently Installed Linux Mint And I'm Trying To Back To Windows?
I'm not sure how it works these days with windows, but there are various ways of "putting" windows on a USB device - some definitely won't make it bootable.
Dec
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comment ls --color=auto (dir colors) not working in one directory
Look at the output of ls -l to see what permissions the directories and files actually have.
Dec
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revised Problems mounting GPT partitioned external HDD
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Dec
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comment Problems mounting GPT partitioned external HDD
Well, if you want to rescue the content that was there before the drive got lent out, mounting the partitions wouldn't have helped anyway.
Dec
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comment C code to send simulated Alt-C to another App window using X11 calls and ioctl
If you are using X11 you don't want to mess with ioctl() - that is a completely different layer.
Dec
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answered Problems mounting GPT partitioned external HDD
Dec
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answered Change XFCE default wallpaper for all users
Dec
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comment Change XFCE default wallpaper for all users
Do you want to do this for newly created users or existing ones?