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I love UNIX/Linux and Systems Administration.


Nov
30
comment Stuck on boot screen after a hard reboot
Sounds like it is time for hardware repair.
Nov
29
comment Make TrueCrypt volume's file updated immediately?
There are many alternatives out there now...including somebody that has basically taken over the truecrypt code. Google is your friend!
Nov
29
comment Make TrueCrypt volume's file updated immediately?
NOTE: TrueCrypt is an obsoleted, unsupported, and unmaintained package!
Nov
27
revised Can CygWin 64 bits compile 32 bits sources?
added 63 characters in body
Nov
27
comment how can I get ubuntu to boot with a specific setting
PS: remember there is an Unbuntu SE.
Nov
27
answered Can CygWin 64 bits compile 32 bits sources?
Nov
26
comment How can I perform a full system backup of my Truecrypted XP machine to a Truecrypted destination?
Truecrypt is an obsolete and unsupported product. You should consider switching to something else.
Nov
23
revised GPU lockup / reboot while playing Minecraft on Win 10 preview
edited title
Nov
23
comment GPU lockup / reboot while playing Minecraft on Win 10 preview
Hey its a preview release, there will be problems. You might want to report them to M$ and the GPU vendor so that a fix could be looked at.
Nov
23
comment linux ls -l 5th column header size units?
Ahhhh.....did you consult the man page for ls?
Nov
19
comment How do I search for a replacement home wired only router with NAT and internal DHCP?
BTW, I found a candidate made by Cisco.
Nov
19
answered Water spilled over LCD screen, small and growing black dot portion appears on the bottom of the screen
Nov
19
comment Execute a script when filesystem is mounted
You can easily replace the mount command with a wrapper script pointing to the real mount command. This will NOT fix anybody calling the mount() system call programmatically however.
Nov
19
comment Truecrypt not enough space for hidden volume error
I believe that this is an unsupported product these days.
Nov
18
comment How can I check if timezone has changed in a bash script?
Personally, I'm surprised that you do not record the GMT time in the database and then convert it back to localtime when needed. Thus there would be no issue here.
Nov
18
comment Bash executing command
If you issue the command sh xxx.sh you do not have to have execute access only read access is needed.
Nov
16
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Nov
15
comment Is my HDD partially healing itself?
This might be causing the drive's spare sector pool to replace bad sectors it is finding.
Nov
14
answered My hard drive has been running for 26 billion years?
Nov
12
revised OS under chroot retaining /boot from host OS
make this a little more readable