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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
17
answered How can I update a password without entering the password twice?
Mar
11
comment No space left on device, with 320 GB free
You're trying to write a 280 GB file into 132 GB and you're actually surprised that you get a "no space left" message?
Mar
10
comment Yum says a package is installed, and not installed, and it's blocking other packages from being installed
You may have to adjust which version you -e --justdb based on what's going on with other glibc-* packages. It's going to take some trial and error to get completely correct. The important things to remember are the --justdb and the -rebuilddb. The latter you may want to run at several points in the process to be sure your RPMDB is semi-current.
Mar
10
answered Yum says a package is installed, and not installed, and it's blocking other packages from being installed
Mar
9
comment How can I instruct yum to install a specifc version of OpenJDK
Try escaping the colon in the package string. That's what is most likely giving the shell problems (if my guess is right, the shell isn't passing the full string to yum, so yum isn't looking for what you think you told it to look for).
Mar
9
comment How do I loop over output from shuf?
Is the output of gshuf on a single line, or multiple lines?
Mar
9
answered How can I instruct yum to install a specifc version of OpenJDK
Mar
6
answered Linux why do i have to run commands instead of running the bash file
Mar
6
comment Linux why do i have to run commands instead of running the bash file
What is the last command supposed to do? Does it start some sort of software or GUI interface?
Mar
6
comment Automation of VM Kickstart
This has been attempted, and completed, many more times than you would think is possible. What have you tried so far, and what were the results? What specific parts do you need help with?
Mar
6
comment Linux why do i have to run commands instead of running the bash file
Are you running or sourcing the bash file? If you source it - e.g. $ . bash_file.sh - you will probably get the result you're looking for. What command do you execute to try to run the bash file, and what results do you get?
Feb
26
answered Limit access to a single host
Feb
19
answered Relationship between distribution & package manager
Feb
19
answered How do I install some required libraries for a program without sudo?
Feb
6
comment pipe a file to a slow processing script question
I doubt it - if the file were that big, the system would probably just buffer it and not load the whole thing into memory. If that's what you're concerned about, you're far better off modifying the processor.py script to take a filename as a parameter and open that file for reading itself. You can still use STDIN as a "default" file to open if no filename is specified.
Feb
6
answered pipe a file to a slow processing script question
Feb
4
answered PHP framwework, multiple sites and httpd and DNS
Feb
3
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Feb
3
reviewed Edit How can I disable auto scrolling in gnome terminal?
Feb
3
revised How can I disable auto scrolling in gnome terminal?
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