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I'm the Fedora Project Leader. I work for Red Hat — and for the Fedora community at large! – but my posts here are all my own.

Previously, I was a sysadmin in the Academic Computing group at Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and before that, I made Boston University Linux.


Apr
4
revised Run compiled c program from any location
edited tags
Mar
28
revised Windows 2008 R2 NTFS file permissions not working as intended
retag
Mar
13
comment Why is my process dying mysteriously?
See serverfault.com/questions/42735/… — from 2009!
Mar
13
comment Why is my process dying mysteriously?
Wait, Fedora 8 server? That release is over three years past end of life.
Mar
13
revised Why is my process dying mysteriously?
remove the misleading title — it'
Mar
13
awarded  Popular Question
Mar
12
revised How can I make nginx use port 8080 instead of 80?
edited title
Mar
8
comment What creates CPU I/O wait but no disk operations?
Yeah, this. See another question with the same answer at serverfault.com/a/209031/57468
Jan
30
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
27
revised SSD for swap on Ubuntu server
content is free now
Jan
26
awarded  Nice Answer
Dec
23
revised How do you monitor a monitoring server?
added 92 characters in body
Nov
11
comment How to keep cron from stampeding?
run-parts is present in Fedora / Red Hat systems too.
Oct
31
comment Why is a computer registration system nessesary on a college campus?
Sure it is. But that sounds like another question.
Oct
31
answered Why is a computer registration system nessesary on a college campus?
Oct
21
comment .bash_history permissions mysteriously changed
$ sudo su ; # echo $HOME → /root ; # echo $HISTFILE → /root/.bash_history
Oct
18
awarded  Yearling
Sep
30
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
30
awarded  Enlightened
Sep
29
awarded  Revival