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Jan
20
comment How to remove junk characters from the file generated by script command in linux
dos2unix will just clear out the ^Ms, it won't help with the ansi coding that got recorded.
Jan
15
comment System sends alert when root-login fails three times
Most likely the PAM subsystem, but impossible to answer conclusively without more information about your system than you've included in your question.
Jan
15
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Jan
14
comment Why does the root user need sudo permission?
And besides, I've more than once accidentally started an admin-level command with sudo while I already was root, just because it's ingrained into my muscle memory...
Jan
12
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Jan
10
reviewed Reviewed Debian 7.7 PPC (iMac G4) - switch from nouveau to nv driver
Jan
10
reviewed Approve What does the “first Ethernet card” mean in the BSD world?
Jan
10
reviewed Approve Can't boot Linux Mint nor Ubuntu
Jan
10
comment Updating openssl on debian squeeze
Do nod try to mix binaries from different distribution versions. You'll wind up breaking lots of stuff.
Jan
5
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Jan
4
comment SSD dedicated to swap-only fails on Debian or Ubuntu
SSDs sound like a terrible idea for swap space.
Dec
27
awarded  Notable Question
Dec
8
answered How does the 'passwd' command gain root user permissions?
Dec
8
revised How does the 'passwd' command gain root user permissions?
Attempt at fixing the language.
Nov
26
comment service vs. systemctl scripts — which to use
Debian user, so can't answer for sure, but service foo start in debian works whether your init system is systemd or sysvinit or upstart; systemctl would likely not work if systemd isn't PID1.
Nov
15
comment symlink /home/username/Documenten tot 2nd partition?
Actually, I suspect your problem is the initial period -- ./home/nel/Documenten starts from the current directory rather than the filesystem root.
Nov
13
reviewed Close How to determine the wordsize in Linux kernel programming?
Nov
13
reviewed Reviewed high precision subsecond cronjob replacement
Nov
13
reviewed No Action Needed Install rEFInd on OS X 10.10 Yosemite
Nov
5
comment Nginx Static Build - Run as root with a non-root user
That sounds like the absolute opposite of what most people want their webserver to do..