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Feb
16
comment Can I override my umask using ACLs to make all files created in a given directory world readable?
Hm, just tried it again and everything worked fine. Sorry, not sure what I did wrong the first time! Thanks :)
Feb
15
comment Can I override my umask using ACLs to make all files created in a given directory world readable?
This doesn't seem to be working for me. setfacl and getfacl are returning the expected output, but only directories (not files) within the parent directory are inheriting the acl, and even then my umask is taking precedence over the default (if they aren't world readable, the default:other::r-- doesn't let another user access them). Have I missed something obvious?
Jan
12
comment Can I override my umask using ACLs to make all files created in a given directory world readable?
@BeeDee I did see that. I'm interesting in other ways to do it, hopefully using ACLs. I'd rather not check/change my umask on every cd, or override bash functions.
Apr
30
comment how to create virtual hosts on ubuntu?
Ah, good catch!
Mar
7
comment How do I create a read only MySQL user for backup purposes with mysqldump?
Oops... from the man page for mysqldump: mysqldump does not dump the INFORMATION_SCHEMA database. If you name that database explicitly on the command line, mysqldump silently ignores it Seems like either the man page is out of date (and it does raise a warning), or automysqlbackup is performing some additional checks on the dump for information_schema. Not sure which it is, but it's not related to user grants.
Feb
18
comment How do I monitor bandwidth used by rails apps?
Nice workaround :) Had my head stuck in the mod_cband approach
Dec
9
comment How do I write a bash script that sets up aliases for the parent shell?
Thanks for the ideas, I hadn't thought of the second option. I like it!
Dec
9
comment How do I write a bash script that sets up aliases for the parent shell?
Love it! Yeah, I'm keen to skip the source /path/to/alias-file and just have a single command - this will do the job. Thanks!
Jul
9
comment What linux packages do I to install on my server to print to a remote print server?
I had to install CUPS and add the printer to my local config through the web interface to explicitly specify which driver to use, as when I added the printer with lpadmin and tried to print they just failed silently. Not sure what was going on but thanks for the help!
Jul
8
comment What linux packages do I to install on my server to print to a remote print server?
Hrm. I went with the first approach (had to create the directory as well as file), and now running lpstat -a returns Connection refused. However I can access the CUPS web interface on my print server without authenticating. Any idea what's happening here? Should I just install the cups package?
Jul
8
comment What linux packages do I to install on my server to print to a remote print server?
It seems like I need to install the cups package itself - not just cups-client and cups-bsd. I thought cups was the package to install on the print server? Is it required on both print servers and print clients? I'm confused!
Aug
11
comment Cisco 837 hijacking outgoing ssh connection?
Thanks for the reply Evan. I don't really understand what's happening with the LAN-side access as in all my other experiences it works as desired. Is it possible to set it up to do this?