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Senior Systems Engineer with a Linux, virtualization and performance-tuning focus.

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Jan
2
comment can I get the shell to decide ls or less depending on filetype?
@ceejayoz You got it. Much more tolerance her eon U&L versus ServerFault :)
Jan
2
comment can I get the shell to decide ls or less depending on filetype?
@ceejayoz I'm not sure I can. These are discrete commands. It's like trying to describe the color "blue".
Jan
2
comment can I get the shell to decide ls or less depending on filetype?
Or the OP could use the right commands... +1 for the workaround.
Jan
2
comment can I get the shell to decide ls or less depending on filetype?
You're doing it wrong...
Nov
20
comment Linux “/dev/SDA” goes read only file system on SDB device failure
Why are you removing hard disk and/or the power to your disks on your system?
Oct
9
answered How do I store long hostnames list for SSH quick usage?
Oct
6
comment Screen is terminating
Are you on a VPS or hosted server, by chance?
Oct
6
comment Screen is terminating
What is the command?
Sep
20
revised HP ProLiant DL320e G8 v2 - Install CentOS or Ubuntu Server
misspelled "proliant".
Sep
20
suggested suggested edit on HP ProLiant DL320e G8 v2 - Install CentOS or Ubuntu Server
Sep
20
answered HP ProLiant DL320e G8 v2 - Install CentOS or Ubuntu Server
Sep
12
answered kernel panic Hardware Error - what hardware is responsible?
Aug
30
comment Possible to limit number of cups printers?
How would you like to filter? By user? By group? By IP subnet? By location?
Feb
10
comment Host CPU does not scale frequency when KVM guest needs it
No, is there an application (reason) to want to use this in a virtualized setup?
Feb
10
comment Host CPU does not scale frequency when KVM guest needs it
@MichaelHampton is there a real application for this, or is it just a one-off trick?
Jan
21
answered Limit disk buffer usage in SLES 11SP2 to allow more efficient memory overcommit on esxi host
Jan
2
awarded  Yearling
Dec
6
comment Copy over ssh and execute commands in one session
One addition... You can accomplish this without actually copying the script to the remote server... Say you have a script named sync.sh on your main server. Let's say it contains the commands to stop and start your service, as well as a call to scp the files you need. You can execute this script on the remote server without copying it to the remote server by using: ssh user@remote.host < sync.sh This is handy if you don't want to have to manage the script on multiple remote systems. I use this for [hardware/inventory collection](serverfault.com/questions/365238/documenting-server-de
Nov
17
awarded  Critic
Oct
29
comment change to text console using ssh
Well, I guess Ubuntu is a valid OS :) Check out: askubuntu.com/questions/115469/…