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I work for a small business consulting company as their sole system administrator. Previously, I worked for one of the largest web hosting companies in the U.S. as a linux sysadmin.


Nov
21
answered Automated SFTP upload with curl
Nov
17
revised What does - mean with association to Linux files and directories
clarification of -- versus -
Nov
17
suggested suggested edit on What does - mean with association to Linux files and directories
Nov
14
comment Gedit won't save a file on a VirtualBox share: Text file busy
Here's a few: virtualbox.org/ticket/2553 virtualbox.org/ticket/9203 bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gedit/+bug/341725
Nov
3
answered Find both regular files and directories
Oct
6
comment Identifying local and remote sessions
make use of environment variables, such as $DISPLAY.
Sep
24
answered Creating numerous directories using mkdir
Aug
6
suggested suggested edit on How to run Firefox in a chroot jail?
Jul
18
answered Piping in awk scripts
Jul
7
answered Arch: can't use pacman: error while loading shared libraries
Jun
20
answered Image HDD in Linux (functionality like Norton Ghost)
Jun
6
awarded  Yearling
May
25
awarded  Enlightened
May
24
awarded  Nice Answer
May
23
answered inexact text search
May
17
comment Preload movie on RAM
@Gilles : tmpfs won't overflow into swap; to do this, he'll have to use ramfs, but it kind of defeats the purpose. He may be better off splitting the movie into 2 parts, then loading one part, watching, then loading the 2nd part and watching.
Apr
18
comment using lines of output as an array in bash
If you have an improvement to make, edit the post.
Apr
18
comment How can I look up a username by id in linux?
@choroba : if he had a specific requirement for LDAP or NIS, he probably would have mentioned it. My solution works on typical linux setups.
Apr
17
answered using lines of output as an array in bash
Apr
17
comment Route incoming network requests for a given port to different applications
Upvoted. To add a little, he's better off using an init script that starts the other app when his app isn't running, and stops it when it is.