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I'm a graduate student in physics doing research in high-energy particle physics. I also have a hobby interest in computer programming.

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revised Is it still necessary to shut down computers?
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revised How to store SSH keys?
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revised What should a person know before assembling their first computer?
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revised How to diagnose a mysterious network problem?
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