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An experienced Linux and Unix sysadmin.

I'm open to projects/problem solving on a short-term basis. If you have something that needs to get done, let me know.

Contact me:

serverfault@douglas.cx

serverfault@1n6.org.uk

Skype: iain.sf


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@kasperd There are probably lots of ways of doing it but I wouldn't know how efficient for example tail -c +N would be in comparison.
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comment How to recover deleted files from ext4 partition?
You might want to start here and work through it and the linked Q&A. Make a backup first and even if possible work on an image.
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comment How to detect virtual machines freezes
No idea old chap too may possibilities but you do seem to be in possession of information about what it's not so start monitoring other things.
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comment How to detect virtual machines freezes
If you're not seeing a problem in the metrics you're collecting then either you're collecting the wrong metrics or you alerting is wrong.
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comment Advice on how to convert a small, completely peer-to-peer network into a client/server type network?
Do you have a budget for this project ?
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comment How to have WordPress read a text file that has a link as it's only text and use that link in a page? The link changes regularly
This is not a system administration task it is a programming task.
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comment Java work from putty but not from php
I don't see a system administration problem here. Check the php exec() manual. there are parameters that you're not using that look useful.
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comment How to connect to a ftp server running on different network
This question is off topic because an ftp server over wifi from a Windows 7 box tethered to an android device cannot possibly be relevant on Server Fault.
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comment Unable to Start Mongo module fatal error in xampp
Your question isn't really topical for Server Fault. We don't really get involved with developer workstations (unless it's a roll out kind of thing). XAMPP and the like are development tools and as such questions about them have a better home on Stack Overflow. Unfortunately your question is also lacking critical information - error and log messages so it's not very good really and isn't worth migrating.
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kill all and killall are not quite the same thing :)
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