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How to determine if a bash variable is empty?

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Your worst "High Maintenance User" experience

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What are the advantages/disadvantages of hard versus soft mounts in UNIX?

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Is RAID5 more robust than RAID1

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Best floor of a tall building to locate your server room or data center

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ZFS: Mirror vs. RAID-Z

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New Sys Admin job...Where do I begin?

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Ethical quandry over security nondisclosure

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Linux: How to break a large file into smaller files?

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Using .local for internal websites

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Is being paranoid a required 'quality' for Sys/Net administrators?

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What is the problem with using Fedora for servers?

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How to install Windows Updates from command-line

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What features would you add to Firefox to get it into the enterprise?

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Should network hardware be set to "autonegotiate" speeds or fixed speeds?

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Is it dangerous to change the value of /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_tw_reuse?

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What kind of website needs SSL?

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What impact does full hard drive encryption have on performance?

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Commercial Linux vs Free

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Can I get all active directory passwords in clear text using reversible encryption?

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Can I be my own trusted CA via an signed intermediate certificate?

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Will SRV records ever become useful?

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Will wear induced by turning computers off in the evening be offset by energy savings?

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Should I keep my ex-employer's data?

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What's the effect of standby (spindown) mode on modern hard drives?

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Should a backup server use RAID?

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What is an acceptable on-call agreement between employee and employer?

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I want to share a desktop between Linux workstations

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Which one is better for my CentOS? Hardware RAID using Dell PERC 6 or Software RAID?

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From developer to sysadmin vs. from sysadmin to developer

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