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Jun
12
comment How to tame Linux responsiveness, memory, and paging
@Glutanimate: yes, 32GB of physical RAM and no less (well, maybe 16GB... but that's pushing it), also maaaaaybe large amounts of video RAM. This doesn't fix unresponsiveness due to high CPU or interrupts or whatnot, but it does prevent unresponsiveness in low-memory situations.
Jun
11
awarded  Popular Question
Jun
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awarded  Popular Question
Apr
26
awarded  Popular Question
Sep
10
revised Where is the $HOME environment variable set?
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Sep
10
comment Where is the $HOME environment variable set?
@grawity: oops sorry, thank you. Sadly I cannot delete my answer.
Jul
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Apr
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accepted Have sudo create files under your own user id?
Apr
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asked Have sudo create files under your own user id?
Apr
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awarded  Yearling
Feb
28
comment Are world-readable/writable/executable links in /usr/bin security holes?
@RichHomolka: 'invisible' as in 'people dereferencing the link don't notice'? If that's what you mean, that totally makes sense as to why they're 777. Thank you.
Feb
28
revised Are world-readable/writable/executable links in /usr/bin security holes?
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Feb
28
comment Are world-readable/writable/executable links in /usr/bin security holes?
Thank you, this is exactly what I figured, unfortunately at the same time you finished posting your answer. =) I tried to find a way to edit a symlink, but could not find one. If you have a reference to "It's a special file, you can not open the symlink 'file' and edit it this way." I would love to hear it.
Feb
28
comment Are world-readable/writable/executable links in /usr/bin security holes?
Thank you. But while useful, this is misleading and does not give the correct answer to the question. I was able to realize on my own why it was not a security hole, so wrote an answer below. Nevertheless thank you for attempting to answer the question.
Feb
28
answered Are world-readable/writable/executable links in /usr/bin security holes?
Feb
28
asked Are world-readable/writable/executable links in /usr/bin security holes?
Feb
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accepted How does one enable --write-mostly with Linux RAID?
Feb
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revised How does one enable --write-mostly with Linux RAID?
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Jan
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awarded  Scholar
Jan
27
answered How does one enable --write-mostly with Linux RAID?