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Computer guy from Australia now living in the US.

Part sysadmin, part developer, part web developer.

My name is pronounced like "Michael".


Feb
6
comment Basic question about Google Apps and Postfix
What do you want to happen? Your question isn't very clear.
Feb
6
comment How to get full control of umask/PAM/permissions?
Sounds like copying with Nautilus is preserving permissions like cp -p or scp -p would.
Feb
6
revised How to get full control of umask/PAM/permissions?
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Feb
6
answered How to get full control of umask/PAM/permissions?
Feb
3
comment Where can I find a really good guide for BIND9?
I don't think so. Just the softcopy documentation it comes with, plus isc.org/software/dhcp/documentation
Feb
3
answered Where can I find a really good guide for BIND9?
Feb
3
comment Why are my log in times taking so long in Linux?
Where are your user accounts stored? Locally in /etc/passwd? LDAP? Kerberos? Active Directory? NIS/YP?
Jan
28
awarded  Notable Question
Jan
27
answered What does a + mean at the end of the permissions from ls -l?
Jan
25
revised How to start remote Xorg/gnome via ssh & Xforwarding, then close ssh but without shutting down Xorg/gnome?
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Jan
25
answered How to start remote Xorg/gnome via ssh & Xforwarding, then close ssh but without shutting down Xorg/gnome?
Jan
24
comment Wget a script and run it
Your apt-get install lines? If apt-get would install any extra dependencies, it will ask you, and if it can't it will just exit to be safe. Either add all the dependent packages to the command line arguments, or consider adding -y, e.g. apt-get -y install...
Jan
24
answered Wget a script and run it
Jan
24
comment AIX swap usage shows ~20%, not even close to maximum load
You also didn't say how much RAM and swap the system had. Try running lsps -s.
Jan
24
comment AIX swap usage shows ~20%, not even close to maximum load
Can you display the VSZ for each process as well as/instead of the SZ? e.g. ps -o pid,ppid,sz,vsz?
Jan
20
answered implement domain mapping
Jan
20
comment How to host files from public_html while still preserving security of ~/.ssh/
"Anonymous" is simply wrong. If you are looking for a succinct way to say it, how about "Grant all users search access on your home directory (chmod a+x /home/steve)."
Jan
20
comment How to host files from public_html while still preserving security of ~/.ssh/
+1, but please correct "Anonymous" to "All", as noted by staticsan.
Jan
20
comment How to host files from public_html while still preserving security of ~/.ssh/
I think OpenSSH will, because write access (note the a+rwx) to /home/steve means any user can mv /home/steve/.ssh /home/steve/.ssh.old then create a new /home/steve/.ssh and corresponding authorized_keys. But in that case, checking that steve owned authorized_keys should still be sufficient, so I'm not sure why.
Jan
19
comment Passwords longer than 8 letter in Red Hat 4
It could be using the older crypt algorithm rather than something newer like MD5 or Blowfish, for backwards compatibility. Doesn't really explain the 8-char/16-char discrepancy, but searching for "NIS" and "MD5" might help.