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On daily basis I deploy, maintain and support one of the largest CDNs in the world. I enjoy working on projects involving automation, monitoring, analysing and tweaking *nix system performance, troubleshooting networks, tinkering with virtualisation, etc.


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reviewed Satisfactory PHP and MySQL not communicating
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reviewed Satisfactory How do you create a program launcher with administrative privileges using Alacarte?
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reviewed Excellent SSH Process not Killed on Remote Machine when the Remote System Unexpectedly Disconnects
May
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awarded  Custodian
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reviewed Satisfactory Invalid or damaged bootable partition
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reviewed Satisfactory No acceptable C compiler found in $PATH
May
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reviewed Satisfactory Does Ubuntu provide extra fonts through a font package?
May
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reviewed No Action Needed Change Primary monitor
May
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comment Two NICs with Ubuntu server 12.04
Hi James, I'm pretty sure I've just replied to your another question on the same issue (askubuntu.com/questions/289149/two-nics-ubuntu-server-12-04) - is there a reason for reposting it on the same site?
May
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answered Two NICs Ubuntu Server 12.04
May
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answered Is there a way I can transfer all my web sites on localhost to a new computer?
May
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comment Iptables on Ubuntu Server does not open ports
It just doesn't look like there's any application actually listening on this port. Maybe you could let us know what you're trying to achieve, instead of how you're trying to do it. Why do you need to open that port on the firewall in the first place?
Apr
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awarded  Excavator
Apr
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revised Debian Stable vs Ubuntu LTS for Server?
"Their", "they're", "there" have 3 completely different meanings and are NOT typos and you should be embarrassed.
Apr
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suggested suggested edit on Debian Stable vs Ubuntu LTS for Server?
Apr
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answered Iptables on Ubuntu Server does not open ports
Apr
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comment manually do a `make install`
Unfortunately it's not always so - many times you're just left with a bunch of files generated in seemingly random subdirectories of the build directory. In such cases aside from man pages, configuration files and binaries which are usually easy, you'll need to experiment a bit to figure out for instance where does your binary expect to find the required library. ldd /path/to/binary can often help, unless the binary is statically built but it's a bit of manual work.
Apr
22
comment manually do a `make install`
I think I understand. Usually when you run configure --help it shows you the default prefix (the root of the filesystem hierarchy your package will be configured with - for distribution packages it's usually '/', for user built packages, it's often '/usr/local/'). You usually move the files produced during the make step somewhere beneath the prefix into <prefix>/lib, <prefix>/etc/, <prefix>/usr/share/man, etc. Some packages when you build them (make) leave the output in the relative directories, i.e. ./usr/bin/<app> ./usr/share/man, etc.
Apr
22
revised manually do a `make install`
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Apr
22
comment manually do a `make install`
I'd probably find the 'install' target of that Makefile or if you can't/don't want to do it, but wanted to do it cleanly, I'd recommend packaging it into a deb.