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Aug
26
answered Change service startup “sequence” with puppet
Aug
26
asked Multiple Sublime instances using different windows credentials?
Aug
25
comment Use modem for dialing, without a computer
You say 'land line' but can you be more specific? Is this in an office behind a PBX? Usually you need to press a button on the phone for this. Do you have a VoIP system? Can your land line be transitioned to an alternate number? Seems like this should be easy with something like google voice, ting, skype, or vonage.
Aug
5
answered Shutdown from a bat file *without* close process confirmation in windows 95
Aug
3
revised Routing subnet to specific routing table with fwmark, direct to ISP and VPN
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Jul
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Jul
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comment Making USB extension cables using UTP cable
Sure you can get the cable cheap, but do you also have a good source of USB3 connectors? Looks like you would spend at least ~$8 on the connectors+shipping. So I am not sure how you are going to make your cables for less than $2. BTW, this might be a better fit over on the electronics stackexchange.
Jun
9
comment Desmistifiying SATA hotplug
My anecdotal experience with a half-dozen different computers/motherboards is that hotplugging works perfectly fine as long as you properly unmount things.
Jun
9
comment Desmistifiying SATA hotplug
The risk of data should be minimal if you properly unmount your filesystems/volumes. Don't simply yank a drive out, or you will likely lose data. BTW a link to a information from a ~10 year old forum post is not likely to have anything to do with the current state of SATA support, unless you have an ancient computer.
Jun
7
comment ssh to Linux hosts using a VPS without port forwading
My OpenVPN server is on a system with a public address. No forwards are filters required...
Jun
7
comment ssh to Linux hosts using a VPS without port forwading
Depends on the particular technology in use, and how your setup your VPN topology. But it certainly isn't required in many situations. I have boxes I give to customer that will work on any network as long as the network doesn't block one of the following for outbound (udp/1194, udp/53, tcp/80, tcp/443, or tcp/53). The OpenVPN client on my boxes are configured to try each port.
Jun
3
answered LUKS encrypted volume lost upon reboot
Jun
3
answered Managing users while sharing home directories across servers
Jun
3
answered ssh to Linux hosts using a VPS without port forwading
Jun
3
comment How do I block with specific string with IPTABLES?
The modules.dep strongly hints that your kernel doesn't have any string match functionality built, or that something about loading kernel modules is broken. BTW you may be better off using a http proxy for URL filtering.
Jun
3
comment Is it good or bad configuration
I think you forgot to ask a question. You seem to want to change something, but what? From what, to what? Why? Lots of technical detail is nice, but out saying what, and why nobody can help you.
May
22
comment Why can't “sudo cp” find the files?
Maybe something like this sudo bash -c 'cp /data/*foo* /dest' instead?
May
14
answered How can I have very large files/directories copied from one host to another “offline”?
May
14
comment How can I have very large files/directories copied from one host to another “offline”?
I really don't think scp is the best tool for this. It doesn't really do good at resumes.