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comment What is the most reliable way to send a zip file via email?
Another option here is mailbigfile.com
May
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answered Xen vs. VirtualBox under heavy load?
May
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answered What are useful .screenrc settings?
May
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answered What useful things can one add to one's .bashrc?
May
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answered Secure Formatting Disks
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comment Secure Formatting Disks
or see serverfault.com/questions/959/…
May
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answered Sugestions for cleansing PC's before recycling / disposal
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answered Storing rarely used single-purpose passwords
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May
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accepted MySQL replication across geographically separate servers
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answered Which free open source CPanel and WHM alternatives do you recommend/use?
May
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comment Which UNIX filesystem do you use and recommend for servers?
ext4 still has bugs being tracked down at present, so I would leave it for a while for a stable server. Say until 2010 to be sure it is stable and widely used.
May
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answered What tool(s) can I use to simulate a WAN for HTTP traffic?
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comment What tool(s) can I use to simulate a WAN for HTTP traffic?
What environment are you using? There are various things you can do with the network stack if you are using Linux ...
May
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answered How can I install Ubuntu from a Kubuntu installation?
May
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revised How do I find the UUID of a partition
added info about fedora
May
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comment Should we disable the root user?
As a policy where you trust the admins this is good. You can see what commands people run which can be really helpful when trying to work out what has changed.
May
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comment How do I find the UUID of a partition
This will work provided your filesystem is formatted as ext2, ext3 or ext4. Most filesystems are one of these but not all. It will also not work for swap partitions. See my answer for a universal way.
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