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211 votes
8 answers
263k views

Automated ssh-keygen without passphrase, how?

51 votes
5 answers
7k views

Can a command line program prevent its output being redirected?

47 votes
2 answers
97k views

Is it possible to get the information for a device tree using /sys of a running kernel?

45 votes
3 answers
4k views

How do some tools (e.g. nano , less) manage to leave no content in terminals after exit? [duplicate]

40 votes
3 answers
7k views

Why are Linux system call numbers in x86 and x86_64 different?

39 votes
2 answers
45k views

How does the system shutdown of a linux kernel work internally?

27 votes
3 answers
3k views

How to delete a file named "filen/ame" (with slash) on an ext4 filesystem in debugfs?

23 votes
4 answers
12k views

Is there a fastest way to shutdown the system?

23 votes
4 answers
44k views

Is there a reason why /var/log/lastlog is a huge sparse file (1.1TB)?

22 votes
2 answers
8k views

Why are the grsecurity patches not included in the Vanilla Kernel?

21 votes
1 answer
11k views

Where do find information about xkb_symbols (i.e. dead_acute, KP_1, Delete, Down) [closed]

19 votes
5 answers
17k views

Are there alternatives to using `udev`?

19 votes
1 answer
45k views

List all udev rules (e.g. for a device)?

18 votes
5 answers
28k views

Make systemd stop starting unwanted wpa_supplicant service?

17 votes
5 answers
2k views

When is a multiline history entry (aka lithist) in bash possible?

15 votes
1 answer
2k views

What could explain this strange sparse file handling of/in tmpfs?

11 votes
2 answers
5k views

Why does linux out-of-memory (OOM) killer not run automatically, but works upon sysrq-key?

9 votes
1 answer
1k views

Why does bash even parse/run stuff put in the environment variable?

8 votes
2 answers
3k views

RSA 2048 keypair generation: via openssl 0.5s via gpg 30s, why the difference?

8 votes
2 answers
4k views

Does Debian's dpkg store the time/date of package changes (i.e. installation/purges)?

8 votes
1 answer
4k views

Can Xorg-Server and Wayland-Compositor be run simultaneously in Linux?

8 votes
0 answers
5k views

Why is the default top-level subvolume (id=5) not shown in btrfs subvolume list -a?

8 votes
0 answers
7k views

Why do "journalctl --disk-usage" and "journalctl | wc" not correspond well?

7 votes
1 answer
3k views

Can ext4 filesystem withstand a bad sector (unreadable)?

7 votes
2 answers
12k views

How to remove "binary data" from a text file (e.g. bash_history)?

7 votes
3 answers
665 views

Are another user's non-empty subdirectories safe from deletion in my directory?

7 votes
2 answers
2k views

Why are not all permitted capabilities of a linux process effective all the time?

7 votes
2 answers
5k views

How to determine if and which linux security module (LSM) is available?

7 votes
1 answer
7k views

how to find out if kernel or udev created a device node?

6 votes
1 answer
4k views

How to have Linux wipe/randomize/sanitize RAM at shutdown?