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chown with numeric arguments

I tried this on Opensuse 12 and Fedora 17, i use the following commans touch file chown 777 file ls -l file -rw-r--r-- 1 777 root 0 Oct 9 21:43 file grep 777 /etc/passwd echo $? 1 There is no user ...
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ssl-cert package (self signed certificates) for rpm/fedora

In Debian/Ubuntu, my deb packages depend on the ssl-cert package, to provide some self-signed https certificates, if nothing else. From the Debian page: This package enables unattended installs of ...
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Is there a big difference in working with Fedora and Debian servers?

Is there a big difference in working with Fedora and Debian servers? Does either have better community support?
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Samba permissions on a Debian server with Fedora client

I have a Debian server sharing files via Samba. I can access the files via Windows with no problems whatsoever, but when I try to mount the share on a Fedora client using the same credentials I am ...
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CentOS, Debian or Fedora for an Ubuntu User? [closed]

I've got the choice of these three systems for a VPS package I think I'm going to go with. My main experience is with Ubuntu so what do you recommend to go with? The VPS will basically be used for ...
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What is the equivalent for “service servicename start” that Fedora/RHEL/CentOS uses for Debian/Ubuntu?

What is the equivalent for "service servicename start" that Fedora/RHEL/CentOS uses for Debian/Ubuntu? I've just read on some question here on serverfoault that using /etc/init.d/service is obsolete, ...