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Kyte, Thomas.


Nov
22
revised Merging spreadsheets?
edited body; edited tags
Nov
22
comment Oneliner which prints groups and their numbers which start with a '1'?
Please don't cross-post
Nov
21
revised Accidentally deleted /var folder
deleted 10 characters in body; edited title; edited tags
Nov
20
comment Where can I download the software RPM for Redhat?
Well, yeah, there's RPMs for old versions. But the new ones are there too. Search some more.
Nov
20
comment Where can I download the software RPM for Redhat?
That's the right link, there's an RPM package search link in the sidebar on the right.
Nov
19
comment unlimited tmpfs
Could you explain a bit more what problem you're trying to solve exactly? Adding swap files dynamically sounds like a very strange thing to be wanting to do (to me).
Nov
17
comment Unable to figure out what hogs my RAM [SOLVED]
What column are you using to measure that "86% of RAM"?
Nov
17
comment Unable to figure out what hogs my RAM [SOLVED]
The processes in that listing are not dead, they are alive and eating resources. The on that's highlighted was blocked on I/O at that point in time.
Nov
17
comment unable to “touch” files and “mkdir” directories being any other user other than root in /
I read the question. You get that error because you don't have permission, as the error message says. And that's perfectly normal.
Nov
17
comment unable to “touch” files and “mkdir” directories being any other user other than root in /
If anyone could create files anywhere (except home?), what would be the point of permissions at all? (except in home?) What would prevent an ordinary user from filling up /?
Nov
16
revised open /dev/fb0: No such device
added 26 characters in body
Nov
9
comment Install Circuit Maker (Elementary OS)
Googling "install circuit maker on linux" brings a lot of hits, what exactly are you having trouble with?
Nov
8
revised how to fix a port no statically for client request on client side?
deleted 13 characters in body
Nov
7
comment Free-ing up unused space on a partition that is unaccessible after a mount
Just mount the new fs somewhere else than /opt temporarily so you can clean up (or just unmount it while you clean up).
Nov
4
revised Getting “cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory” error while run time
added 14 characters in body
Nov
3
comment Can I add to Linux's privileged ports?
Maybe with SELinux (or similar), i.e. opposite of this. The 1024 limit is hardcoded in the kernel as far as I can tell.
Oct
28
awarded  Popular Question
Oct
27
comment fault-tolerant crond replacement
@ParaDoX: might be natural, but it actually gets complex real fast. Managing dependencies between jobs/tasks and complex re-run conditions gets hairy. Add conditional dependencies in the mix, and timezones (or DST changes... horrible), logging/tracing requirements, ... It's not trivial at all. (But it doesn't seem like you need most of that, so the simpler ones might fit your need.)
Oct
27
comment fault-tolerant crond replacement
The features you're describing are covered by products called "job schedulers"/"batch schedulers". There are some open-source ones (but never tried any), and commercial (usually surprisingly expensive). Might want to look at the Wikipedia page for those (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_job_scheduler_software)
Oct
27
revised How to update files based on another file
Fix error in second function, make the greps slightly less inefficient