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Feb
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revised Extract .tar.gz file that has files with .gz extension
fixed the formatting; tweaked wording in some places for clarity
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Feb
11
asked Why does Portage complain for lack of a `portage` Python module?
Feb
11
answered Why does Portage complain for lack of a `portage` Python module?
Feb
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comment Why can't I have two records for the same name with different TTLs?
That makes sense, yeah. Is it completely undocumented, though, or did I just miss something?
Feb
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accepted Why can't I have two records for the same name with different TTLs?
Feb
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comment Can a filled up swap partition cause file locking issues on linux
S.W.A.P.: Storage When Accommodating Pages
Feb
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comment Why do you need two different IPs for each NS record in order to run DNS test
This is incorrect. The names given in the rdata portions of NS records are just names. They do not indicate an order in which to query nameservers (in fact, they do not have to be of the form ns<number>) or carry any other semantic meaning.
Feb
5
comment One DNS server host two different domains with same NS record?
Records with omitted names aren't necessarily for the zone origin; they're for whatever name was previously specified.
Feb
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asked Why can't I have two records for the same name with different TTLs?
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accepted How do I get Portage to download a package, and do nothing more?
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asked How do I get Portage to download a package, and do nothing more?
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Dec
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comment “rm -rf /” VS. “mv -r / /dev/null”
Not /dev/random; that'll be very slow on Linux systems. If your goal is to quickly render the data on a disk unrecoverable without destroying the disk (and you didn't encrypt the whole thing to begin with), your best bet is probably to overwrite it with zeroes: so far, no one's publicly announced the ability to recover data once it's been overwritten even just once (and there is|was a bounty, too). If you've got time after that, you can run more passes on it. If you want the disk filled with random data, use /dev/urandom—the randomness doesn't need to be really cryptographically strong.
Dec
22
comment “rm -rf /” VS. “mv -r / /dev/null”
@jringoot If you want to improve your answer, edit it rather than posting a comment.
Dec
17
comment How is /dev/zero created and how can I make variants like /dev/one?
Hence my asking after one!