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48 votes
3 answers
27k views

How Debian package should create user accounts?

47 votes
4 answers
39k views

How do I "cat and follow" a file?

27 votes
3 answers
8k views

Why writing to /dev/random does not make parallel reading from /dev/random faster?

20 votes
1 answer
32k views

Is it possible to get process group ID from /proc?

18 votes
4 answers
25k views

Are there alternatives for `dd`?

15 votes
3 answers
1k views

How do I output "sparseness" of a file?

14 votes
1 answer
3k views

Examining which files are dirty or buffered in Linux

12 votes
2 answers
6k views

How do I disable graphical password prompt from SSH?

11 votes
1 answer
5k views

Why is there AF_NETLINK? Is AF_UNIX not enough?

11 votes
4 answers
2k views

How to order files by date in tab completion list

11 votes
5 answers
877 views

How to "combine" lines printed by multiple programs safely?

9 votes
1 answer
32k views

Is net.ipv6.conf.all.forwarding=1 equivalent to enabling forwarding for all individual interfaces?

8 votes
1 answer
2k views

How do I vmtouch a directory (not the files it contains)?

8 votes
2 answers
3k views

How do I preserve coloured output when piping to `less -R`?

8 votes
1 answer
8k views

How do I view cp1251 text file in UTF-8 console?

7 votes
3 answers
1k views

How to send SIGKILLs to entire pipeline?

7 votes
1 answer
347 views

group member unable to write to a group-writable file with reiserfs and extended ACLs

7 votes
3 answers
1k views

Is there some interactive analogue of `mktemp` that helps to organize throw-away directories?

6 votes
2 answers
2k views

How do I swap the two last command line arguments?

6 votes
2 answers
4k views

How do I punch a hole (FALLOC_FL_PUNCH_HOLE) in a file from command line?

5 votes
3 answers
1k views

How do I gracefully suspend and resume `cmd1 && cmd2 && cmd3` chain?

5 votes
1 answer
333 views

How do I temporarily extract a flash drive or HDD in Linux?

5 votes
1 answer
28k views

Why `su` gives "su: Authentication failure" even when running as root?

5 votes
1 answer
277 views

How do I simulate /proc/sys/kernel/grsecurity/deny_new_usb without grsecurity?

5 votes
1 answer
5k views

How do I get XDG_CONFIG_HOME from a shell script / command line?

5 votes
0 answers
2k views

How do I send signal to all processes in a cgroup?

4 votes
1 answer
1k views

Why can't I install multiple both x86 and x86_64 versions of a library side by side?

4 votes
1 answer
2k views

How do I read from memory.pressure_level in a cgroup?

4 votes
2 answers
495 views

Why `find` likes `stat` or `fstat` so much?

4 votes
1 answer
517 views

How can process doing "vfork without exec" end up in a long uninterruptible sleep?