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bio website marnix.com
location Benicia, CA
age 70
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seen Nov 11 at 23:34
Retired Unix System Administrator. Retired a/o 2009-10-01. Last responsibilities were in Sendmail and DNS. I enjoyed writing many small perl and shell scripts.

Oct
2
comment ShellShock - bash already updated?
Instead of closing the terminal, you could also, type "exec /bin/bash -login" .
Jun
23
answered How to install Recoll's python:epub helper?
Nov
22
answered How Can I create an image of my Linux install to an external drive formatted with exFAT?
Jul
31
comment How can I find which desktop enviroment I am using?
If you are looking for a way to identify xubuntu vs lubuntu vs edubuntu etc. and your OSes were installed via CD, the following might help: grep cdrom: /etc/apt/sources.list | sed -n '1s|.*deb cdrom:\[\([^ ]* *[^ ]*\).*|\1|p'
Jul
31
comment How can I find which desktop enviroment I am using?
Find out how HardInfo gets the Desktop Environment and maybe you can find a way to do the same via the command line.
Mar
19
comment Enable remote VNC from the commandline?
One extra point for the rant.
Oct
11
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11
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