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Jul
1
comment Remove Ubuntu strings from Mini install
@c.C You'd use a CLI text editor. The a easiest to use is probably nano.
Jul
1
comment How to configure user -> OpenVPN -> Tor -> OpenVPN with Whonix
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because this is Unix & Linux, configuring Windows systems is well outside our scope. You can try Super User, but please review How to Ask a Good Question in their Help Center.
Jun
24
comment Is there parallel wget? Something like fping but only for downloading?
As long as you keep the number sane, it's not a big deal. E.g., at the time you wrote this, Firefox was using 15 connections per server when not using persistent connections (they've since switched to only trying persistent connections, which are limited to 6 per server). Other browsers use similar numbers.
Jun
17
comment Canon LBP2900 driver not available in CUPS
See also askubuntu.com/questions/457774/driver-canon-lbp-2900 and askubuntu.com/questions/232645/…
Jun
8
comment USB 3 Flash disk detected as USB 2.10
dmesg from when it was plugged in, and also lspci please. Finally, which version of Ubuntu?
Jun
6
comment SSH from different countries with openvpn configured on pfsense and dd-wrt?
@HaniUmer Unique host keys ought to be generated as part of the install. The privacy risk is that the machine uses the same keys regardless of the network path to it. So, e.g., if you accidentally forwarded ssh from the WAN as well as VPN, someone could easily tell those two IPs are the same machine. Or if you later decide to switch to a Tor service.
Jun
5
comment How to mount btrfs partition?
@Omid1989 I think the only other ways are things like boot up the Pi (or whatever) from the SD card, and set it up as an NFS server. Or recreate the filesystem without that compression option. (Note recreating the filesystem deletes all the data on it.)
Jun
5
comment SSH from different countries with openvpn configured on pfsense and dd-wrt?
@HaniUmer There are plenty of reasons to want privacy besides lawbreaking. Anyway, you'll also want to keep in mind that the ssh host keys will identify those machines regardless of the IP address. Identify as in "that's the probably the same machine at IP A and IP B. Or at least controlled by the same person."
Jun
5
comment SLES 11.3 hangs when running system commands
Also check the kernel logs (e.g., by running dmesg) for any errors.
Jun
5
comment SLES 11.3 hangs when running system commands
What's the history of this system? Has it always had this problem, or did it suddenly start? Also, does it happen if run at the console (not over ssh) as well?
Jun
5
comment How to mount btrfs partition?
@mchid Nope, that won't add it to the kernel. It's the in-kernel btrfs code that can't handle the LZ4 compression.
Jun
5
comment How to mount btrfs partition?
If at all possible, please copy & paste terminal contents (use "code block" formatting), instead of images. Text is searchable; images are not (at least, not by the search here).
Jun
3
comment How can I reboot my Linux system every 60 seconds?
Random guess: Fire it off as a background process (sleep 60 && reboot) & so your init script finishes. Maybe it's not happy that you tried to reboot before your script (and thus the boot) was done.
Jun
3
comment fixing an Ubuntu install on a flash memory with defective blocks
For a magnetic HDD, it'd be e2fsck -c -c /dev/whatever ... but I doubt that's right for flash, as flash normally moves blocks around, etc.
Jun
2
comment Linux kernel patches: can I skip some?
Just a suggestion: If you're modifying it, use a git clone instead. That should make your life much easier in general.
Jun
1
comment Modification needs to be done in iptables in case of a bridge between two interfaces is implemented
@Nasha Sorry about that! Normally that's not how it works out. Often it's browse unanswered questions, find out a bunch actually are answered... just not as an answer. If you're not answering because the question is unclear, you ought to beat me to adding a comment requesting clarification :-P
May
30
comment How can I delete a file named “>”?
@rahul The first three (the rm variants) are all the same. It's just three different ways of protecting that file name from the shell. There isn't really a reason to prefer one over another.
May
30
comment Modification needs to be done in iptables in case of a bridge between two interfaces is implemented
Your script is using eth0 and eth1. You say you have two NICs—eth1 and eth2. Do you actually have three, eth0, eth1, and eth2?
May
30
comment Modification needs to be done in iptables in case of a bridge between two interfaces is implemented
@Nasha Please post answers as answers, not comments.
May
29
comment The merits of a partitionless filesystem
... and another one at unix.stackexchange.com/questions/206141/…