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Jan
17
comment Type and the speed of CPU using the lscpu command
Please do not turn text in to pictures: it makes it difficult for our blind users, and users with slow internet. You can select and past text into your question, then re-select it and click {}
Jan
17
comment scons can't find glib-2.0 >= 2.32 on cygwin
looks, from the error message, that it is trying to exec glib-2.0 >= 2.32.
Jan
12
comment Embedded Linux- Cross compiling firefox for arm
You need to tell us what you did, not just the error message.
Jan
12
revised card reading killing my battery, on macbook pro running Debian
clearer title
Jan
12
revised What is X Window System?
grammar; added 38 characters in body
Jan
9
comment Outsource mount of HDD
What Operating system?
Jan
9
comment Outsource mount of HDD
As I read this question, I keep reading bits that I have no idea what there relevance is. For example but not limited to the elephants and steroids
Jan
9
comment What additional privileges does the root user have over a standard user?
They are not root (therefore by definition normal), and have some extra privileges e.g. open privileged ports. (Unix, traditionally, defines two types of user, root and what we are calling normal ( I do not remember the name ). On a modern system, we can also give some or all of the privileges to a non-root user. )
Jan
9
comment What additional privileges does the root user have over a standard user?
I would recomend sudo over su and not doing it until you know what you are doing over both. May be also a virtual machine to play with and brake.
Jan
9
comment What additional privileges does the root user have over a standard user?
I will add to @Sobrique's excellent answer. None at all, as a normal user can be given every single permission that root has, or just some of them: see unix.stackexchange.com/questions/101263/…
Jan
7
comment Wheezy to Jessie upgrade / (root partition) minimal requirements in MB?
putting /var/cache/apt/archives on a different drive can save a lot of space.
Jan
7
comment Wheezy to Jessie upgrade / (root partition) minimal requirements in MB?
Are you upgrading just kernel, or whole debian system?
Jan
7
revised How to rename file to .. (dot dot)?
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Jan
1
comment Display raspberry Pi over linux
@Jasen Having to plug in monitor before boot was annoying me. This was a long time ago, so I do not remember how, but I configured static display configuration, then I could turn on display latter.
Jan
1
comment Is it possible to repair Linux system files? Or is reinstall the only option?
Consider also: turning on journalling; separate partitions for OS, configuration and user data; mounting (as much as possible) readonly.
Jan
1
comment How to start X program on local display?
You need to set DISPLAY=:0 and to configure xauth.
Jan
1
comment Display raspberry Pi over linux
What OS is the Pi running?
Jan
1
revised Display raspberry Pi over linux
grammar and clarity
Jan
1
answered Display raspberry Pi over linux
Jan
1
comment Why does the parameter $0 give me only the basename instead of full path after converting x-shellscript to x-executable?
read the manual for sudo, you can configure it to allow specified command to be run as specified user, without a password. (because I am guessing from your code that you are trying to hide a password it at executable, because you think that if you can not extract it then I don't know how to run strings)