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Oct
18
answered tar with relative paths
Oct
7
answered Is it possible to kill another user's program? How?
Oct
6
comment How to remove obsoleted logs with logrotate?
On a laptop do you really need to keep any logs? - You might consider switching off syslogd (to reduce writes) and deleting files from /tmp and /var/log at boot/shutdown. You might even consider putting these on a ramdisk or tmpfs
Oct
5
comment Permission Advice for Webserver
As I said I don't know what your security model is - but I'd be very surprised if that is the case.
Oct
5
comment How do i run a process in a specific directory?
"cd /my/directory && mono --debug /path/bin &" would be better.
Oct
5
comment send html using mailx
(and make sure that the file you contain really is 7bit encoded! - or use cat -v)
Oct
4
answered Permission Advice for Webserver
Oct
4
comment Script or tool for maintenance (archive/remove old files, clean temporal files, etc…) on Unix/Linux
Yes, you can use them for those functions.
Sep
30
answered How to check password with Linux?
Sep
30
comment Script or tool for maintenance (archive/remove old files, clean temporal files, etc…) on Unix/Linux
Are you saying that logrotate doesn't use globbing, file modification times?
Sep
26
answered IPTables and transparent proxies
Sep
26
comment DEC ANSI command sequence questions; cursor movement
No - I'm not saying there should be an entry in terminfo for your hardware - there WILL be an entry for a VT102 though describing all the command sequences which nethack or any other curses based application will use.
Sep
22
comment What could cause strange behavior in file(1) command?
Is it sending both responses on the same stream?
Sep
22
answered DEC ANSI command sequence questions; cursor movement
Sep
22
comment Minimize need for sudo
...and do consider setting up your own groups for specific tasks (and applying config to the relevant daemons where appropriate - e.g. sshd, cupsd)
Sep
20
answered Don't require root to add printers
Sep
16
comment Knowing Privilege rights on a file in Linux
But just because a file has 'r' permissions for a user doesn't mean they can read it - they also need to r+x on a directory it is in. The rute (linux.2038bug.com/rute-home.html) is an excellent, free, online introduction to Unix (inlcuding file permissions)
Sep
16
comment ActiveX under Linux
/me is struggling to imagine why you would want to do this.
Sep
13
answered Should I put application into /usr/local or /usr/local/share?
Sep
13
answered Files uploaded as root to the web server can't be overwritten by web application