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Programmer, mostly in Erlang. Some C# maintenance work when needed.


May
2
answered Should we disable the root user?
May
1
answered How to provide proper backups for multiple Linux based servers?
May
1
answered Could someone point me at some basic “setting up linux at home type” docs?
May
1
comment Configure Wi-Fi adapters in Linux
wpa_supplicant + dhcpcd will do this automaticly for you. If it's just the wireless setup, this combination will do just fine.
May
1
answered Are production servers running as virtual images a good idea?
May
1
answered Configure Wi-Fi adapters in Linux
May
1
comment Install Linux over ssh
For Gentoo type these after the cd loads: (the ssh server doesn't auto start) $ /etc/init.d/sshd start $ passwd and enter the password for root $ ifconfig to check your IP and you're set. (assuming you have network up and running)
May
1
answered What virus scanner on a Linux fileserver?
May
1
answered Virtualization for Linux (VMware vs VirtualBox vs KVM vs …)?
May
1
comment On a linux server how do you use multiple terminals over a single ssh connection?
No server is complete without screen.
May
1
comment Package Management on Linux From Scratch
Arch ftw! Same power as Gentoo, less hassle.
May
1
comment What are some of the things I must be aware when moving from windows servers to linux servers?
I second this. Using a GUI on a Linux server is too much overhead, you don't need all the GUI libs when running a server.
May
1
answered What tools can create a map of my network?
Apr
30
answered What tools should you absolutely know as a Windows/Linux Sysadmin?
Apr
30
answered Do I need to defrag unix filesystems?
Apr
30
answered What's your favorite Linux distribution?
Apr
30
answered What is the best Linux backup method for a home server?
Apr
30
answered Linux distributions recommendations for servers
Apr
30
comment How do you choose a server Operating System?
Exactly. Only run Windows servers if the services you need are Windows-based. Everything else you can do with Linux.
Apr
30
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