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Using systemd-run --uid

I am trying to run commands from a root shell as other users. I am trying to remove sudo from it: systemd-run --user --pty --same-dir --wait --service-type=exec sudo -u ubuntu make I tried: systemd-...
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omit command output on systemd-run

when running systemd-run --pty --same-dir --wait --service-type=exec I get all the command output in journal. While nice, it is not something I want/can afford all the time. for example, if I want ...
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how to stop user unit properly?

Starting a user unit $ systemd-run --scope --user qemu-system-x86_64 -pidfile startedvm Running as unit: run-r99922f9d145a4111bae22dd8aceb8515.scope; invocation ID: 10be8f45e7124b9e868f374023d4e06e ...
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How to list units with specific properties?

I use systemd-run --user a lot to run things. I want to be able to list only those transient units, but there seems to be no option to systemctl --user list-units to do it. I also cannot list the ...
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How do I pass a command group to systemd-run?

Why can't I pass a command group to systemd-run like this? $ systemd-run --on-active=1 { cp file1 file2 && echo hi; } Failed to find executable {: No such file or directory I tried various ...
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Can systemd-run create temporary cgroups for temporary commands with resource limits?

I'd like to limit the resource consumption of temporary commands with cgroup created by systemd-run, similar to what cgcreate does instead, but I'm not sure if that makes sense? I'd like to make sure ...
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Why systemd-run memory limiting cause crash of program?

I am using different methods for different programs to control their resource management. When I used systemd-run for gimp(GNU image manipulation program), when picture's memory requirement is higher ...
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using systemd-run to replace 'at' commands

What is the best way of using systemd-run in place of a simple sudo -u xxx at -f backupJ-447.cmd 03:10 Our org has gone systemd mad and no longer installs 'at', 'batch' and cron is depricated on our ...
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Running command under systemd slice works for root, but not user

I'm trying to execute a command under some resource limits. This correctly limits my-bin to just 1 CPU core. I'm able to verify with htop. $ sudo systemd-run -p AllowedCPUs=0 -- ./my-bin However, ...
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What does "?" means in ls -l output? [duplicate]

I saw a few files/dir are inaccessible even to the root user: find: ‘/run/user/1000/gvfs’: Permission denied. So I went a level deeper and ran ls -l; below is the output. /run/user/125# ll ls: cannot ...
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Does /dev, /run and /sys exist on HDD (if so what is there location if it can be meaningfully traced)?

At the time of Linux installation, i have mentioned only one filesystem (/dev/sda1 -> ext4 -> / ). But for dev, run, proc, sys - Linux is creating addition FS which is inferable from mount. $ ...
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Running systemd service synchronously / in foreground

I would like to replace my Xsession with my custom program (kiosk-like setup), previously I was just setting STARTUP variable in my .xsessionrc file like: STARTUP='/path/to/my/program' Now I want to ...
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How to limit CPU usage with systemd-run

I have a buggy program which uses 100% CPU even when it's idle. Since fixing it isn't practical at the moment, I'd like to just limit it to be able to use no more than 10% CPU. However no matter ...
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