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answered Linux equivalent of WinRun4J
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comment 'iptables -a' just hangs and never returns?
Is it iptables hanging or is it sudo hanging? What happens if you run sudo su -?
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answered Can I redirect the output of a program to cat with a pipe?
Jan
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revised Change dir from script without a “shell procedure” or “sourcing the script”
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Jan
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answered Change dir from script without a “shell procedure” or “sourcing the script”
Jan
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comment IP tables - how to configure connections into my compuer
What have you tried so far?
Jan
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answered dd count default
Jan
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comment What are the right permissions to set to make files unreadable unless it's my main user accessing them?
You don't want to change permissions of anything in those other directories. You run the very real risk of making your system completely unusable.
Jan
5
comment Is it possible to overwrite a directory with a file in linux
You would need to look through the ~/.bash_history files for each user. And it's not a possibility, it is a definite. cp does not replace directories when they already exist - it never has and likely never will.
Jan
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comment Is it possible to overwrite a directory with a file in linux
If it was present previously, it was removed prior to the cp command you listed being issued.
Jan
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answered Is it possible to overwrite a directory with a file in linux
Dec
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comment My ethernet card does not create any `ethX` device. How can I solve it?
What is the output of sudo ifconfig -a?
Dec
30
comment gpg: passwordless decryption works in terminal, but not in tmux based msmtp/mutt (can't open /dev/tty)
What happens if you start the GPG agent inside the tmux session? It may be that the new shell inside tmux can't talk tot he agent running outside that shell.
Dec
30
comment gpg: passwordless decryption works in terminal, but not in tmux based msmtp/mutt (can't open /dev/tty)
Do you start tmux before or after you start the gpg agent?
Dec
30
comment Linux + LDAP/ActiveDirectory: Can't create a private group for the user like “username:username”
@exabrial: the google phrase you're looking for in the first paragraph is "user private group".
Dec
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comment Linux + LDAP/ActiveDirectory: Can't create a private group for the user like “username:username”
I'm going to bet that the "best" solution (read: least bad) available is to use RH's integration bits available in RHEL 7 IdM, or the equivalent bits for whatever distribution you're using. My experience with IdM was that it took out a lot of the Windows funkiness from the equation, and made things almost trivially easy.
Dec
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comment Linux + LDAP/ActiveDirectory: Can't create a private group for the user like “username:username”
The UID values don't have to change - you can manually set the UID values in AD once you've installed the SFU extensions.
Dec
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comment Linux + LDAP/ActiveDirectory: Can't create a private group for the user like “username:username”
What is the question you're asking? It's not entirely clear what the question is.
Dec
30
comment Unable to connect remotely to custom application
Yes, assuming nothing else is blocking you.