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Did a cat /dev/urandom - Broken terminal

Out of curiosity, when your shell character set breaks from doing something like cat /dev/urandom is there a way to fix that in place?
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URL scheme for non-production (Dev, Test) URLs

Consider a "Production" URL for a corporate web site called "Access" access.company.com I'm trying to weigh the pros and cons of different ways of defining a non-production site like "DEV": (a) ...
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how to enlarge disk space on /dev/xvde1 for AWS ec2 instance?

I created an EC2 instance with type of m1.small and later found it's lack of space. I then stop the instance and change the type to m1.xlarge. However, I have no luck on getting more space. df -a ...
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I/O error on non-existent device?

Getting the following in /var/log/messages: Sep 17 10:38:53 server1 kernel: end_request: I/O error, dev sde, sector 0 Sep 17 10:38:53 server1 kernel: end_request: I/O error, dev sde, sector 63 Sep 17 ...
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Is /dev in linux virtual?

Today at work a client had rm -rf /dev and ended up deleting two files in /dev/shm that forced his site to no longer work. From what I learned previously /dev is not virtual, but a fellow technician ...
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SLES Devel Packages?

It seems SLES 11.2 (and OpenSUSE) are missing many devel (dev) packages common in other distros such as Ubuntu Server or CentOS. I understand that packages / deps may be wrapped up in other-named ...
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How can I configure sendmail (or another mail server) to accept outbound mail, but to not send it out?

Is it possible to configure sendmail to accept all outbound email but to not send it out? Either it can just log them to be read later, or better yet, if it can be configured to send ALL outbound mail ...
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EC2 performance problem

just spent two days this week troubleshooting dev issue in EC2 logged by offshore team. have run apache/tomcat Version 7.0.21 in muliple Dev instances in EC2 for weeks with no problem. then major ...
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How can I expand the /dev/root partition?

How can I expand /dev/root? I can't seem to do this using an LVExtend command. Thanks, James
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lsscsi finds sas device but none is listed in /dev

I have a server with 2 internal disks with Adaptec hardware RAID and an external disk box connected via SAS. lsscsi finds all the devices: # lsscsi [0:0:0:0] disk Adaptec System ...