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Jul
11
awarded  Excavator
Jul
11
revised How to find transmission speed?
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Jul
11
suggested suggested edit on How to find transmission speed?
Apr
24
answered Update .profile in /etc in UNIX
Apr
24
comment Device in fstab not mounting at boot
could this be an iscsi device or fc over ethernet? In this case it will not come up because /etc/fstab is mounted before the network service is started. To circumvent this, use the option _netdev.
Apr
24
answered How to find the driver (module) associated with a device on Linux?
Apr
21
answered Large ext4 partition ridiculously slow when writing
Apr
21
comment Large ext4 partition ridiculously slow when writing
how are the disks connected? SAN, USB, ATA or SCSI?
Apr
20
answered Sync writes very slow. Ubuntu 10.10, 32 bits, ext4
Apr
20
comment Large ext4 partition ridiculously slow when writing
please paste the output of iostat -x on the slow and a normal server. Please paste vmstat 10 while writing so we see how much IOwait is on the system. Please do an strace on slow and normal servers to see performance like this: strace -c ls -R
Apr
20
comment iostat am I okay?
just so we are on the same page, you are talking about the 5.9 seconds, not 7, right?
Apr
20
answered iostat am I okay?
Apr
19
comment Suse 11 vs. Suse 10 difference impacting terminal colors?
dot files are not alone, they have global brothers and sisters, e.g. under /etc/profile.d and /etc/bash.bashrc, I tried to find them all in my blog linuxintro.org/wiki/Boot_process#user_starts_a_shell
Apr
19
answered How to prevent “Last Login:” message from showing up when using sftp?
Apr
19
comment How to configure a computer as a hotspot?
yikes! With my iwlwifi device I get exactly the error that you describe. I could work around this by using a USB WLAN stick from Conceptronic... however I need to improve and come back here I see. Hope the USB WLAN stick helps so long for you.
Apr
19
comment How to configure a computer as a hotspot?
Could you paste the output of hwinfo --netcard | grep -Ei "model|driver"
Apr
18
revised How to configure a computer as a hotspot?
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Apr
18
revised How to configure a computer as a hotspot?
added 39 characters in body
Apr
18
answered How to configure a computer as a hotspot?
Feb
23
comment How to detect the desktop environment in a bash script?
that is hard because even if you are in a GNOME session and just started one KDE program like kwrite all the KDE infrastructure like KDE daemon and kdeinit will be running.