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Nov
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comment Free tiered storage automation in linux?
Thank you, thank you! Looks like I won't have to wait for bcache's slow march towards the mainline after all.
Oct
31
comment Break all hardlinks within a folder
It's normal that the file exists, you just created it with tempfile (nb: deprecated in favour of mktemp, but that's not what caused your problem).
Oct
17
answered Using symbolic links with git
Oct
11
comment Which metric should I use to determine when a server is low on memory?
Committed_AS is a theoretical estimate, it doesn't relate to memory pressure but to the possibility of an OOM condition that doesn't really happen in practice.
Oct
11
comment Which metric should I use to determine when a server is low on memory?
Here is one way to detect memory pressure (from /proc/meminfo and /proc/vmstat): stackoverflow.com/a/3031924
Oct
11
comment Find out what's running wget on my server
atop's service mode can help answer "what was running back during that ten minute slice" questions.
Oct
7
revised Fix stubborn 'Setting locale failed.'
Added another way to generate extra locales, using locale-gen's conffiles.
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Dec
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answered On Ubuntu 10.04, should /etc/hostname contain the server's FQDN?
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Dec
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answered Is this server setup efficent?
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Dec
10
revised accidently ran “chown www-data:www-data / -R” as root
add a little bit of awk magic to exclude uninstalled packages
Dec
10
suggested approved edit on accidently ran “chown www-data:www-data / -R” as root
Dec
7
revised Port Forwarding from Host to Guest with libvirt 0.8.3 Using KVM on Ubuntu
apparmor steps
Dec
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answered Port Forwarding from Host to Guest with libvirt 0.8.3 Using KVM on Ubuntu
Dec
4
comment How do I prevent accidental rm -rf /*?
mv -t DELETE_ME -- * is a bit more foolproof.