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Murali Suriar
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2450 votes
31 answers
518k views

Our security auditor is an idiot. How do I give him the information he wants?

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535 votes
5 answers
262k views

What is the difference between double and single square brackets in bash?

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363 votes
5 answers
152k views

Anyone else experiencing high rates of Linux server crashes during a leap second day?

327 votes
4 answers
154k views

What are the functional differences between .profile .bash_profile and .bashrc

281 votes
13 answers
97k views

Can I nohup/screen an already-started process?

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189 votes
3 answers
165k views

Difference between KVM and QEMU

138 votes
24 answers
22k views

How do you make it obvious you are on a production system?

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131 votes
5 answers
90k views

How does IPv6 subnetting work and how does it differ from IPv4 subnetting?

131 votes
44 answers
64k views

Cheat Sheets for System Administrators?

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96 votes
18 answers
15k views

What sysadmin things should every programmer know?

80 votes
11 answers
26k views

Multiple data centers and HTTP traffic: DNS Round Robin is the ONLY way to assure instant fail-over?

54 votes
24 answers
27k views

Which websites should a system administrator read? [closed]

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49 votes
2 answers
99k views

Splunk is fantastically expensive: What are the alternatives? [duplicate]

49 votes
10 answers
17k views

Learning to compile things from source (on Unix/Linux/OSX)

48 votes
7 answers
15k views

Probability of Blade Chassis Failure

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47 votes
6 answers
13k views

ZFS on FreeBSD: recovery from data corruption

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43 votes
5 answers
8k views

Why does DNS work the way it does?

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43 votes
16 answers
9k views

Early signs of a bad sysadmin

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40 votes
6 answers
19k views

Mysql: Working With 192 Trillion Records... (Yes, 192 Trillion)

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39 votes
52 answers
8k views

Favorite Unix command line aliases? [closed]

36 votes
3 answers
46k views

When to turn TCP SACK off?

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32 votes
9 answers
3k views

What's the piece of hardware listening on Facebook's or Wikipedia's IP address?

31 votes
11 answers
23k views

Hidden Features of `screen`

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28 votes
8 answers
40k views

What is the minimum Ethernet cable length for a Cat 6 gigabit connection?

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25 votes
4 answers
21k views

Reverse DNS in a CIDR world

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25 votes
12 answers
95k views

What are your best senior level Linux interview questions [closed]

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22 votes
8 answers
13k views

How to configure a shortcut for an SSH connection through a SSH tunnel

21 votes
8 answers
34k views

DNS: Subdomains that Require Both an MX Record and a CNAME

19 votes
6 answers
66k views

How can I move /var/log directory

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18 votes
4 answers
14k views

How does Ethernet know how long a frame is?

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