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TeX user since 1989, mostly LaTeX. For some time maintainer of pdfTeX, since then a close friend of the LuaTeX team.


Oct
12
revised Replicate a complex partition structure with LUKS and LVM volumes
edited title
Oct
12
revised Replicate a complex partition structure with LUKS and LVM volumes
add output of lsblk
Oct
12
asked Replicate a complex partition structure with LUKS and LVM volumes
Oct
12
revised Are there alternatives to using `udev`?
retag (since the retag priviledge is gone I have to go through suggested edits)
Oct
12
suggested approved edit on Are there alternatives to using `udev`?
Oct
7
comment bc behaves differently on Solaris and Linux
It's probably not historic, but Unix.
Oct
7
comment bc behaves differently on Solaris and Linux
Welcome to the difference between Unix (Posix) and GNU. Solaris is a Unix, Linux is GNU.
Oct
6
comment Is there a difference between `;` and `&&` and `|`?
Sorry, but have you tried man bash?
Aug
19
comment Why doesn't the sudo command need the root password?
Note that sudo can be configured to ask for the root password with the rootpw flag in sudoers.
Aug
2
comment ntp not syncing
@Mark: Please attach the output of systemctl status ntpd and ntpq -p.
Jul
11
revised TexLive and RHEL 6 — can I install 2011 *in addition* to 2007?
update
Jun
23
comment How to run custom scripts upon USB device plug-in?
Instead of at now I suggest batch.
Jun
16
awarded  Constituent
Jun
9
awarded  Caucus
Mar
13
comment NTP server not working properly
Your ntp server should use more servers, at least three.
Mar
13
comment NTP server not working properly
Don't use ntpdate.
Feb
26
comment What is maximum RAM supportable by Linux?
@RikTelner: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_memory_database, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SAP_HANA - that's why you see new servers that can be fitted with TB of RAM.
Feb
26
comment What is maximum RAM supportable by Linux?
@RikTelner: We will see machines with more than 48 bit in 2020 (latest). Those in-memory-dbs want a lot of memory.
Feb
15
awarded  Yearling
Feb
7
comment Arch ntpd/ntpdate not synchronizng clock
See How to force a clock update using ntp?