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bio website gkayaalp.com
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I am a self-taught software developer, who is also interested in philosophy, linguistics, music, writing and typography.


Feb
20
comment “Jagged” rectangle text in emacs
Maybe you'd like this mode, which is useful for this kind of tasks.
Oct
22
comment Can two files in a directory be on different filesystems
Thanks for the input, it has been helpful. So I have to report busy in this case too. BTW, @StephaneChazelas, that little experiment helped a lot.
Oct
22
comment Can two files in a directory be on different filesystems
What is the effect of this in regards of atomicity of rename?
Oct
22
comment Can two files in a directory be on different filesystems
How would this interact with rename(2)? (Fail with EACCESS?)
Oct
18
comment Allow non-superusers to mount any filesystem
Thanks for your answer! BTW, would you reckon it is secure to allow users in the group mount to be able to mount filesystems like root does? I will read the namespaces document you've linked, and try to implement this mount group thing, at least as an exercise.
Oct
18
comment Allow non-superusers to mount any filesystem
What I would like to have is to mount the filesystem without the agency of the root user. Masking this agency with anything is not what I'm after at all.
Oct
18
comment Allow non-superusers to mount any filesystem
This is the only answer I can find with googling. I have found out that on FreeBSD, one can allow users to mount filesystems with setting a variable (namely vfs.usermount). I want sth. analogous to that. I use many removable drives with many partitions on each and it would be cumbersome to add a dozen or two entries to fstab for each of them.
Oct
18
comment Allow non-superusers to mount any filesystem
I have thought of this, but won't this require the user to run the command with sudo? Also, isn't it the root user mounting the file system, only behind the scenes, with this method?
Jun
23
comment Arch time zone: Wrong time due to local-time hardware clock
@strugee ; does this imply that I should change BIOS time instead?
Jun
23
comment Arch time zone: Wrong time due to local-time hardware clock
hwclock prints Sun 23 Jun 2013 06:42:41 AM EEST -0.812942 seconds which is ahead by 3 hours. I'll update my question with output of timedatectl.
Jun
23
comment Arch time zone: Wrong time due to local-time hardware clock
RTC in local TZ: yes after that command; was no before. I recall doing this and rebooting a couple of times today.
Jun
22
comment Arch time zone: Wrong time due to local-time hardware clock
Yes I have, and I did try it again now, no effect.
Apr
19
comment The UEFI & SecureBoot impact, how severe?
Thank you for this detailed, awesome answer! Very comprehensive. UEFI sounds quite cool, although I have neither used nor wrote code for it.
Apr
10
comment How to test whether Linux is running on a ThinkPad?
As far as I can understand, you want to make sure you are on Linux using a shell script. I guess uname -o # --operating-system may help. I'm on Ubuntu 13.4 latest, and it reports GNU/Linux.
Mar
30
comment The UEFI & SecureBoot impact, how severe?
Welcome and thanks! Very cool answer, but I'll wait a little bit more before accepting, as I want to see other peoples thoughts.
Mar
26
comment The UEFI & SecureBoot impact, how severe?
I'm halfway through the article Michael suggested and I'm starting to get scared. I wanted to ask this question because of this article, and I start to see the point of Hispalinux guys.
Mar
26
comment The UEFI & SecureBoot impact, how severe?
@MichaelKjörling TianoCore is Intel's open source implementation of UEFI. UEFI Website itself claims that It is a community effort: UEFI is a community effort by many companies in the personal-computer industry to modernize the booting process.
Mar
26
comment The UEFI & SecureBoot impact, how severe?
According to this article Microsoft requires vendors to prevent SecureBoot from beeing deactivated in ARM-based devices to provide license for use of Windows-8 Compatible logo.
Mar
26
comment The UEFI & SecureBoot impact, how severe?
@rahmu Thanks! This is uefi thing is something that even if you read thousands of lines, you struggle to come up with a concrete answer. I wish there are some uefi hackers hanging aroud unix.se :)
Mar
26
comment The UEFI & SecureBoot impact, how severe?
@jordanm Thanks for input! But I'm looking for some concrete facts that make secure boot or uefi evil and dangerous.