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Jul
21
comment How to make ssh-agent work properly?
I'm not clear from the question, have you run ssh-add to add the keys to the agent?
Jul
17
comment Unable to execute program without root privileges regardless of group or permissions
@sherrellbc A lot of the default permission rules are at 50, so I used 52 to be a little after them.
Jul
17
comment Unable to execute program without root privileges regardless of group or permissions
Changing the owner or the group would do—you'd use the group if you want to potentially have multiple users access it (by adding multiple users to the group).
Jul
17
comment How do I create small disk image with large partitions
@AllenKll I've updated the answer to explain what's going on there.
Jul
17
comment How do I create small disk image with large partitions
@mikeserv you're correct, I meant to write /dev/zero not null. Oops! Will fix.
Jul
16
comment How do I create small disk image with large partitions
@mikeserv yep, I realized that and added a note about it. You probably saw an older version...
Jul
15
comment Apache CGI didn't work?
The status sounds like you have something else listening on port 80; try (as root) ss -tpl '( sport = 80 )' to check what. (And yes, the spaces around the ( and ) in the command are required.) ss is in the iproute2 package if you don't have it.
Jul
14
comment what is scriptname TODAY 0 mean in crontab?
@glennjackman please post that as an answer...
Jul
13
comment “--with-x=yes (default) and X11 headers/libs are not available”
@jordanm please post answers as answers (or, alternatively, if you think the question should be closed, vote to close).
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.
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).