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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.


Aug
18
comment Reusing older raid discs
Hot-plugging is not supported by the hardware.
Aug
18
revised Reusing older raid discs
edited body
Aug
18
asked Reusing older raid discs
Aug
17
comment Why isn't Linux embraced as the official GNU kernel?
@KevinCathcart: RMS/FSF should have studied the code themself instead of relying on others ("we heard").
Aug
8
suggested suggested edit on Were all Unix commands re-written in Linux?
Aug
5
awarded  Necromancer
Jul
17
revised Why change default ssh port?
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Jul
17
comment Why is root login via SSH so bad that everyone advises to disable it?
See unix.stackexchange.com/a/2944/9454
Jul
17
suggested suggested edit on Why change default ssh port?
Jun
2
comment Detecting the device of a crypto mount
There's a catch22: After the vgchange -an && crypsetup --remove the /sys/block/$dm/ is gone.
Jun
2
accepted Detecting the device of a crypto mount
Jun
2
comment Detecting the device of a crypto mount
That gives sdf1, not sdf - but that's a minor problem.
Jun
2
asked Detecting the device of a crypto mount
May
14
answered Can I see what HDD I have installed?
May
13
answered Install using synaptic ignoring dependencies
May
8
comment Remote backup of local server applying Rsnapshot
So you want to keep backup and rsnapshot in sync over time and not just do a oneshot. AFAIK there's no easy way for that; rsync is probably the best you can get - or rename the folders manually.
May
8
comment Remote backup of local server applying Rsnapshot
Then why should rsync become confused?
May
8
comment Remote backup of local server applying Rsnapshot
So you actually want to merge the backup directories of one rsnapshot installation into the directories of another installation? Otherwise rsync/tar/whatever would be enough.
May
7
comment Decode Flags for Kill Command
man kill; apropos signal
May
2
awarded  Popular Question