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Nov
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answered How to create a bootable usb stick for ubuntu on RHEL 6
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comment What advantages does markdown have over asciidoc?
I'll add a comment I've essentially decided to flip over to markdown these days. It seems like everything supports markdown these days. Also there are tools like pandoc which allows me to convert markdown to pdf, latex, doc, asciidoc, and essentially every format I can think of. The main reason I loved asciidoc was because I could write once and forget. It seems to be that Markdown has gained the same advantages, not to mention it has several editors like Erato for example that gives you real time previews. Just my 2 cents, revisiting this question after a reprieve.
Nov
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Oct
31
answered SFTP timeout but SSH works fine
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Oct
28
answered How I can compile my all less files to css files in one command in Terminal?
Oct
28
comment It would appear I've ruined my 1 tb hard drive, please help
It's not "ruined" Windows won't be able to read your ext4 file system. Can you post your before/after partition layout I"m not sure I follow exactly what you started with and what you ended up with.
Sep
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Jun
28
comment 2nd HDD as a RAID 1 Mirror on a Existing Ubuntu Server
There's standard tutorials on how to setup a raid, as mentioned in the previous posts, but nothing specific for the use case you described. I already listed the steps needed above. Also some on how to recover from a failed drive, but probably nothing specific to your use case.
Jun
25
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Jun
24
comment 2nd HDD as a RAID 1 Mirror on a Existing Ubuntu Server
from your description, this is what I assume you have. 1. an OS drive 160GB, and 2 more hard drives which are 2GB each. It was my impression that you have some data on one of the 2GB drives that you want to keep but convert into a raid. Let's label these to avoid confusion. OS (/dev/sda), Drive with data (/dev/sdb), blank new drive (/dev/sdc). My suggestion was to start a new raid on /dev/sdc in degraded mode, mount sdb and copy the data to the newly degraded raid, and then re-add sdb to the newly created raid. Does that make sense?
Jun
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comment 2nd HDD as a RAID 1 Mirror on a Existing Ubuntu Server
On a side note, if you're creating a new raid setup, I would look into LVM (easier to grow the FS volume) and encryption is nifty too. There are guides online on raid + lvm + encryption you might want to look at. But the snippet above will get you on a simple raid and keep your data.
Jun
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answered 2nd HDD as a RAID 1 Mirror on a Existing Ubuntu Server
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Dec
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comment What permissions settings will make /var/www accessible without admin?
your webserver runs as www-data which is a limited user. In case someone can take advantage of a security exploit and get a shell access to the machine as user www-data. That user is very limited in what it can do. So it's a bit more work for them to go from www-data to say root. Which is why usually the apache process runs as www-data, your mail service runs as its own user etc. You're sandboxing the process a bit. Most of these users don't usually even have shell access. or a password set. (no password == no ssh access )
Dec
31
comment How do I clear all gnome shell notifications?
Right, the problem comes when you have 150 notifications. Nobody really wants to click 150 times to reset all of them. In my case I have google drive sync that notifies me every time it synced something. If i'm working on a file and it's saving, I'm constantly getting notifications of status changes.
Dec
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