2
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3answers
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Cannot Delete User

I am trying to uninstall logstash, but sudo apt-get remove logstash fails because the user is being used by a process. If I try to manually delete the logstash user, I cannot because even when I kill ...
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1answer
44 views

Data structure altered in user login

What data structure gets altered when a user logs in?
0
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1answer
64 views

Unknown user 119 when I type ps

when I typed ps -aux i recived (...) root 2158 0.3 0.1 43860 6028 ? Sl Jan18 0:36 Passenger spawn server 119 2037 0.0 0.6 59152 26208 ? ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Why I'm seeing 7 users, a abnormal usage of Virtual Memory, lots of stream connections and all process sleeping?

Using a Toshiba Satellite l645d s4025 amd dual core p320 2.1ghz 3gb ddr3 ram 250 gb hdd Below is the incomplete top report(don't know how to select all to copy) Using an Ubuntu 12.04 amd64 ...
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7answers
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How do I kill processes in Ubuntu?

How do I kill all processes running by my own non-root account? I have some spinning smbd processes that I caused from my windows machine and so I telnetted into the linux server and I want to kill ...
3
votes
1answer
203 views

Can issetuid() be cleared for a child process? [closed]

I have a wrapper script A which is calling program B. A must be invoked as root so some initial setup can happen. After that, A calls setuid() and setgid() to reduce its own privileges, for safety and ...