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I work in IT, and have since long before the HTTP/1.0 RFC (aka about the creation of the World Wide Web).


Aug
9
comment RAID 0 Superblock recovery?
Hmm, that doesn't look good: mdadm: /dev/md1 assembled from 0 drives and 2 spares - not enough to start the array. Did you actually add the drive to the array the last time?
Jul
26
comment Ubuntu 12.04 not prompting me to 14.04.1
Never had it crash when using the command line - wherever you heard that is either very out of date, horribly mis-informed or deliberately spreading FUD
May
5
awarded  Enlightened
May
5
awarded  Nice Answer
Feb
28
awarded  Nice Answer
Feb
27
answered What are the default passwords of these users: nobody, daemon, uucp, etc.?
Feb
27
comment What are the default passwords of these users: nobody, daemon, uucp, etc.?
How does the user ID lock it out of the system? If I set a password for the games account I have no problem logging in as games.
Feb
2
comment Wired network issues (disabled ethernet)
What is your computer hardware? It may be that your network adapter isn't supported, but if we don't know what it is we can't help you.
Oct
20
awarded  Yearling
Aug
28
comment how to backup data from usb drive using dd or dd_rescue in ubuntu
Do you know the path to the SD card device?
Jun
1
comment Recover data in external harddisk (which still shows 1.2/2Tb as used) accidentally erased using Startup Disk Creator
@Kshatriya, anything you do to that original disk risks losing everything. Since you didn't bother with backups, I would highly advise you do not run any tools against it other than to take an image.
May
25
answered How to modify an input in bash script?
May
17
answered Which software should I add to Ubuntu Server 13.04 to host media files and stream them to my WD TV Live
Mar
25
comment What is apt and what are its uses?
It might help if you explained why the man pages aren't helping you.
Mar
17
comment Clock issue in Ubuntu 12.10
Both offset and jitter are very high - what type of Internet connection do you have and is it stable?
Mar
17
comment Clock issue in Ubuntu 12.10
What does "ntpq -c pe" show?
Mar
4
answered I need help running a script constantly for a vpn connection. how to go around the ping
Mar
4
comment I need help running a script constantly for a vpn connection. how to go around the ping
Any reason you can't just check to see if vpnc is no longer running?
Feb
13
answered How to force a clock update using ntp?
Feb
1
comment Unable to install Ubuntu - Kernel panic
Sounds like you've got a hardware fault then.