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I'm a professional sysadmin in the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina. I've been doing sysadmin work since 1996, I've worked for a smattering of companies including Red Hat, two academic institutions, a regional bank, and now a rail transportation and logistics company.


Mar
24
answered Which partition is mounted to where?
Mar
24
comment Compare specific word counts without variables or expr
This sounds suspiciously like a homework assignment...
Mar
24
comment /etc/passwd shortest password
You really do not want a user that someone is able to log in to without a password. Seriously, just don't do it.
Mar
24
answered Create own launch command in Fedora
Mar
24
answered /etc/passwd shortest password
Mar
23
answered How do I suppress error messages from cp?
Mar
23
comment Execute a program from the bash terminal without waiting for program to close
&& is a bash "and" operator to string together two different commands, executing the second command only if the first command exists successfully.
Mar
23
answered cat .bash_history | grep ./configure
Mar
23
answered Execute a program from the bash terminal without waiting for program to close
Mar
20
comment Print 25 usernames on the system starting in reverse alphabetic order. Print only the usernames,
Every question you've asked so far has been a homework question, hasn't it?
Mar
20
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Mar
20
answered How to Find the number of password entries that are on the server? in unix
Mar
20
comment How to Find the number of password entries that are on the server? in unix
Do you mean user accounts? Or do you mean lines in /etc/shadow? Can you be a bit more specific?
Mar
19
comment POE Connection Failure
Is the non-POE on the same server, or is it on a switch or router or other external device?
Mar
19
comment Can administrating task of 'root' be divided to the several of “more powerful” users?
If nobody trusts anybody else, there are much larger organizational issues that need to be solved before thinking about technical division-of-responsibility issues.
Mar
19
answered Can administrating task of 'root' be divided to the several of “more powerful” users?
Mar
19
answered Install rpm file from a server
Mar
19
comment Running application compiled on another distribution
Compiler flags shouldn't have any effect crossing between distributions on like architectures.
Mar
19
answered Running application compiled on another distribution
Mar
19
answered Mount permissions