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133 votes
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Why does argv include the program name?

70 votes
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Difference between 'sync' and 'async' mount options

43 votes
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What is the difference between user and service account?

28 votes
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What's the difference between /tmp and /run?

25 votes

How to exit a shell script if one part of it fails?

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How can I view IPv6 router advertisements that are being received by my computer for diagnostic purposes?

20 votes

cat /dev/null emptied my log file but size did not change

17 votes

Why write an entire bash script in functions?

15 votes

What relationships tie ACL mask and standard group permission on a file?

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Why does mknod require root privileges?

13 votes

Source vs . why different behaviour?

12 votes

What is advisory locking on files that Unix systems typically employs?

11 votes

Relation between the filename and inode of a file

11 votes

Portability of file descriptor links

11 votes

Is accepting RELATED,ESTABLISHED for all sources in iptables considered "too open"?

10 votes

How to give permissions to read write but not delete the file

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How to kill a task that cannot be killed (uninterruptable?)

8 votes

What is the difference between a hard link and a file?

8 votes

Howto prevent chgrp from clearing “setuid bit”?

7 votes

How to find total filesize grouped by extension

7 votes

How does the OS know that a command needs sudo?

6 votes

How can I cleanly add to $PATH?

6 votes

Link value is 2 by default for folders

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How to grant a user rights to change ownership of files/directories in a directory

5 votes

Is reparenting from the shell possible?

5 votes
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chown as non-root user

4 votes
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Can I change permissions on a device with chmod?

4 votes

Feed all traffic through OpenVPN for a specific network namespace only

4 votes

Check file content looking for corruption, file size indicates size "zero"

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How to su to a daemon user?