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Nathan Osman
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84 votes
2 answers
6k views

Why does '/' have an '..' entry?

36 votes
3 answers
18k views

What causes various signals to be sent?

31 votes
3 answers
10k views

Renaming the current directory from a shell - possible?

29 votes
5 answers
17k views

Do journaling filesystems guarantee against corruption after a power failure?

22 votes
3 answers
2k views

Can other users view the arguments passed to a command?

22 votes
1 answer
32k views

What methods are used to encrypt passwords in /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow?

20 votes
7 answers
17k views

Linux equivalent to ReadyBoost?

16 votes
4 answers
7k views

Why can't the kernel run init?

10 votes
2 answers
15k views

The caps lock and scroll lock lights are flashing and everything is frozen

9 votes
3 answers
27k views

Making /dev/net/tun available to qemu?

8 votes
2 answers
8k views

How does the Unix file privilege system differ from that of Windows?

7 votes
3 answers
2k views

What would happen if a hard drive failed while the Linux kernel was running?

6 votes
1 answer
329 views

Is there a standard way to have a program start when a user logs in on Linux?

6 votes
1 answer
2k views

Unable to run an executable built with NASM

5 votes
1 answer
2k views

Using Bash to write to a device in /sys?

5 votes
1 answer
10k views

How to blacklist amdgpu?

4 votes
0 answers
76 views

How to reject email falsely claiming to be from a local address in Postfix?

4 votes
2 answers
3k views

How to get the actual keyboard device given the output of /proc/bus/input/devices?

4 votes
1 answer
3k views

Why isn't my application receiving broadcast packets?

3 votes
4 answers
8k views

How to get size of a block special file? [duplicate]

3 votes
1 answer
230 views

Finding a char device in /sys using a Bash script?

2 votes
0 answers
382 views

How to open a file in MonoDevelop with spaces in the path?

2 votes
2 answers
4k views

How to get hashed password in /etc/shadow using getpwnam()?

2 votes
1 answer
253 views

Standard way to expose device file to userland applications running on an unprivileged user account?

1 vote
0 answers
718 views

How come the postfix user can't even read its own files?

1 vote
0 answers
764 views

Gnome trouble on a DisplayLink device in a Linux virtual machine

1 vote
1 answer
3k views

How to change hard disk spin-down time on my WD MyBook Live?

1 vote
1 answer
892 views

Configuring Exim on Debian to authenticate using only a password?

1 vote
0 answers
288 views

How to install Fedora on Xen with the LiveCD image?