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May
5
comment How to change key mappings in Cygwin's Vim
Try it and find out. Function keys sometimes do not have common ways of mapping; that's hardware dependent.
May
4
comment Windows XP system clock is always 5 minutes late
However, you can talk to your domain admins and have them get their system time synced up to a more accurate clock.
May
2
answered How to build a cheap and fanless server
Apr
30
answered How to change key mappings in Cygwin's Vim
Apr
29
answered How do I do a binary diff on two identically sized files under Linux?
Apr
21
comment Is there an encrypted write-only file system for Linux?
This still allows overwriting existing data.
Apr
21
answered How to share internet over network
Apr
21
comment Is there an encrypted write-only file system for Linux?
I believe you can do what you want via syslog. That separates the generation of the log messages from the system that stores them, so the apps that generate the message have no access to the where they're stored. The logs can even be (and frequently are) on a separate server.
Apr
21
answered Can I speed up cygwin's fork?
Apr
16
comment How safe is locking the screen?
If you are dissatisfied with the default X screensaver, you can get others or write your own. You can make unlocking as complex (or simple) as you wish, and as secure as you can program. Of course, with physical access to the machine, you won't be able to prevent reboots. But you mention that in the question.
Apr
16
comment How safe is locking the screen?
That's not linux that's locking your screen, it's the X Window System.
Apr
16
comment Ubuntu Crontab error
Redirect your output in the script to a known file location
Apr
15
answered What to do before trying to benchmark
Apr
14
comment Difference between a netbook, a notebook, and a laptop
I believe hardware vendors (Intel and AMD, particularly Intel) also have limitations on which chipsets they'll sell to support various levels of CPU.
Apr
13
answered Insert total number of slides in PowerPoint 2007
Apr
12
comment Is the recent Java bug something to worry about?
Are you running Java WebStart?
Apr
12
comment How do I permanently set my bashrc changes?
Should that be ~/.bashrc? Probably for PATH I'd put it in ~/.bash_profile. Either way, the dot is necessary.
Apr
12
comment Available filesystems for Linux that are case-insensitive?
Using FAT32 gets you working and gives you time to fix the issue.
Apr
12
answered Can I find out how many pages have been printed by a printer?
Apr
10
comment Which file systems support newlines in file names?
The only bytes most Unix file systems do NOT allow in file names are slash (/), which separates directory and file names in a path, and NULL (\000), which indicates the end of the name. You can get interesting problems, though, with various programs that are not expecting nonprinting characters like backspace in a file name.