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Linkoteca. sysadmin

1. Update the repository index by executing the below command in Terminal:
$ sudo apt-get update

2. Next, execute the below command to clean out the local repository:
$ sudo apt-get clean

3. Execute the below command to remove all the unnecessary packages that are no longer needed:
$ sudo apt-get autoremove

The above command will display the unmet dependencies or broken package’s name.

ncftpput -R -v -u «username» /nixcraft/forum /tmp/phpbb


-u «username» : Ftp server username
-v : Verbose i.e. show upload progress
-R : Recursive mode; copy whole directory trees. : Remote ftp server (use FQDN or IP).
/nixcraft/forum : Remote ftp server directory where all files and subdirectories will be uploaded.
/tmp/phpbb : Local directory (or list of files) to upload remote ftp server directory /nixcraft/forum

So what is a RAID array? Being here you probably have enough interest in computers to have heard of RAID but unless you are slightly obsessed with hard drive technology you probably haven’t learned much about it. RAID has been, and to a large part still is the domain of higher-level servers.

RAID describes three main abilities that can be implemented either alone or in combination to best fit various scenarios. These features include «stripping», «mirroring» and «parity».

Stripping, known as RAID level 0 or RAID0 is the process of using two or more drives for simultaneous writing and reading. When a file is to be written to a stripped array the data is divided into chunks and written to the drives in the array at the same time. As a loose example you can take a 10MB file and write it to a RAID0 array with two drives in roughly the time it would normally take to write a 5MB file (twice the speed). The same 10MB file could be written to an array with five drives in roughly the time it would have taken a 2MB file to be written to a single drive (five times as fast). Calculating the actual speed benefits isn’t so cut and dry because of other overhead but you get a good idea.

Next up is «Mirroring» or RAID1. As its name implies, two drives are mirror images of one another. If one drive fails the data is safe thanks to the second identical drive. The down side is that 50% of the physical hard drive space is wasted.

Finally we get to «Parity», used in RAID3, 4, 5 and 6 but most popularly in RAID5. Remember in math class you asked «where will I ever use this in the real world?» Well my friends, Boolean algebra has allowed us a very efficient was to protect data. Lets use a RAID5 array for this example but first let me describe a RAID5 array.

In a RAID5 array you need a minimum of 3 disks. The more you add though the better performance you gain and the more efficiently you use your disk space. The trade off is you need an increasingly more powerful RAID controller and that translates to a higher cost. In a RAID5 array performance is increased by stripping data across the available drives (RAID0). In a RAID0 array though a single disk failure will destroy all the data because part of just about every file is on each disk. Parity is added in RAID5 to deal with this.

Lo que se debe hacer es actualizar un directorio en la variable PATH la cual posiblemente al actualizar la rama se pudo desconfigurar.

sudo export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/sbin:/sbin

Y luego para que esta asignacion no se pierda al reinciar el equipo. Se debe configurar la variable PATH de forma permanente editando el archivo de configuración de su shell de conexión. Como por lo general el shell BASH es el más utilizado, debe editar su archivo:

echo 'export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/sbin:/sbin' >> /home/usuario/.bashrc

To find all files in /home/user/demo directory, enter:

find /home/user/demo -type f -print

To find all files in /home/user/demo directory with permission 777, enter:

find /home/user/demo -type f -perm 777 -print

Finally, apply new permission using the -exec option as follows:

$ find /home/user/demo -type f -perm 777 -print -exec chmod 755 {} ;

To select directories and subdirectories use the following syntax:

$ find /var/www/html -type d -perm 777 -print -exec chmod 755 {} ;

# This script automatically creates user accounts with random passwords.
# Author: Russ Sanderlin
# Date: 01/21/15

if [ $# -lt 1 ]; then
echo "Please supply a user name"
echo "Example: " $0 "jsmith"

# Declare local variables, generate random password.

randompw=$(cat /dev/urandom | tr -dc 'a-zA-Z0-9' | fold -w 8 | head -n 1)

# Create new user and assign random password.

useradd $newuser
echo $newuser:$randompw | chpasswd
echo "UserID:" $newuser "has been created with the following password:" $randompw