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comment Is this too Frankenstein-isch? Using samba over sftp to remotely access Windows Server file-sharing
@orion The question asks for an opinion; there isn't going to be a hard fact about which setups invoke Frankenstein's monster. (Well, other than "all setups involving Windows", considering the site we're on :-P )
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comment Is this too Frankenstein-isch? Using samba over sftp to remotely access Windows Server file-sharing
@orion please post answers as answers.
Jan
23
comment Connect OpenWrt router to home wifi AND open wifi
You're looking to run it in client mode, aka station mode. Those terms will find you a lot of info with Google. [I also suggest you confirm what you want to do is legal. That depends on your local laws, of course.]
Jan
23
comment Running Tor Relay Node on a DD-WRT router
Any performance issues are going to depend on the hardware you're running on. Please add hardware details.
Jan
22
comment Why is grub showing a windows 7 option?
@Xen2050 That'd be the 3rd and 2nd from the bottom paragraphs, starting with "the TA SAMSUNG..."
Jan
22
comment Gummiboot in Arch Linux installation and PARTUUID root configuration
Please be more specific than "it works or not". Do you get error messages? Where does it fail? Etc.
Jan
22
comment How to convert SHA to plain text?
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is a general question about the SHA-2 family of hash functions, not about anything on-topic as given in help center.
Jan
22
comment How to convert SHA to plain text?
See also What is pre-image resistance, and how can the lack thereof be exploited? on Cryptography.
Jan
22
comment How to convert SHA to plain text?
Even an exhaustive search won't work. You'll (given infinite time) find something with the same hash, but it probably won't be your text (except for very short texts). Same applies to the cryptographic breakthrough.
Jan
20
comment Flash Drive as Storage Media
I'm not sure what you mean by a "system" to install on it? You can just copy files to it, you don't need to install anything to it. Or do you mean you want some automated backup software?
Jan
15
comment Use a directory to simulate a USB storage device? Or any other way to simulate a USB storage device?
Yep, that'd be the virtualization I was about to point you to... Though I'd suggest using it through libvirt will probably be easiest.
Jan
15
comment Build the same source package for different Debian based distros
I'd suggest adding an example of how to do this, or at least a few links to where you can find more instructions on using git-buildpacakge.
Jan
15
comment Use a directory to simulate a USB storage device? Or any other way to simulate a USB storage device?
Not sure why you deleted this---there is, I think, a perfectly good way to do this. In short, use a VM... Longer answer will have to wait until its voted no longer on hold.
Jan
15
comment using script function rather than keyboard input
I've edited your question substantially in an attempt to write it in "proper" English. If I've lost your intent, please feel free to edit or revert my edit.
Jan
15
comment Use a directory to simulate a USB storage device? Or any other way to simulate a USB storage device?
Simulate it at what level? There huge difference between the extremes of what you could want: "oh, and want the files to appear and disappear to simulate unmounting/mounting it" vs "I want to simulate putting a logic analyzer on the USB data pins". Could you please tell us what you're trying to test/explore/etc. via this simulation?
Jan
15
comment blkid not working immediately after cdrecord
I would suggest doing strace -o failed -f blkid /dev/sr0 after a burn, and then strace -o working -f blkid /dev/sr0 after eject/insert. Then diff will hopefully show you what failed, and that'll hopefully help tracking it down.
Jan
15
comment blkid not working immediately after cdrecord
I have heard of drives that need an eject/insert cycle after a burn to work properly. Does eject -T work on your drive (to close the tray)? Then you can fully automate it.
Jan
15
comment Can lightdm/gnome/compiz use bash instead of sh?
BTW: Rather than trying to find the stuff in proc, why not just check $BASH_VERSION to see if its bash?
Jan
13
comment cat | date vs. cat | /bin/sh
@muru Please post your answer (which you gave in a comment) as an answer.
Jan
12
comment How much RAM and CPU for a NTP server?
I'm not sure what the current state of timekeeping on VMs is (probably depends a lot on your hypervisor, too). ntpd's resource requirements are minimal; I expect a Pi would be more than sufficient.