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Posted By sreyan32
Thanks so much for replying. I understand that...
Thanks so much for replying. I understand that these things might be basic to Linux veterans, hence the patience is really appreciated.

I would just like to add the forced updates and the huge...
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Posted By sreyan32
Now that WSL v2 exists why would you still leave Windows for Linux ?
Disclaimer:
I apologize in advance if this question seems a bit "trolly". But I have nowhere else to turn to and no other place to ask this, so I request everyone to keep an open mind and try to...
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Posted By sreyan32
Unfortunately I need it, I can't avoid it. ...
Unfortunately I need it, I can't avoid it.



Okay Clonezilla is not an option for me. Simply because I don't have that much of space to spare. It seems I am not getting the answer that I want...
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Posted By sreyan32
Ok, so can you tell me something about the...
Ok, so can you tell me something about the Timeshift program. Lets say I make certain changes to the root filesystem which makes my system unbootable. Or I install a malicious or problematic update....
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Posted By sreyan32
Should I use a CoW filesystem on my PC if I only wanted snapshot capabilities ?
I will be installing Linux on my HP Laptop and I really like ext4, its stable and time tested. But I want snapshot capabilities, or something like system restore in Windows. This is obviously for...
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Posted By sreyan32
In which cases would a bind mount be beneficial?...
In which cases would a bind mount be beneficial? I mean why would you want to use it?
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Posted By sreyan32
--- Post updated at 12:41 PM --- Yes...
--- Post updated at 12:41 PM ---



Yes but how is a bind mount different from a normal mount?

According to this (https://unix.stackexchange.com/a/198591)question on SO

Bind mounts...
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Posted By sreyan32
It does connect a few loose ends. But I really...
It does connect a few loose ends. But I really didn't think docker was a para-virtualization product. I thought they were just implemented as jailed processes.

AFAIK Docker mainly uses Linux...
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Posted By sreyan32
Is there any documentation that tells how /proc...
Is there any documentation that tells how /proc behaves when given a namespace? Also can a system have /proc mounted on 2 different places? How is that even allowed?



Could you please explain...
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Posted By sreyan32
Linux Containers - /proc mounting and other queries
Hi guys, I am confused about how containers work in Linux, especially how chrooting works and about how /proc filesystems are mounted.

So please feel to migrate this question to another forum if...
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Posted By sreyan32
Okay, I have a couple of doubts about the whole...
Okay, I have a couple of doubts about the whole thing.

Let me start by asking you why chroot is only permitted for root users?

What harm would there be if a normal user were to perform a...
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Posted By sreyan32
Why does a fakechroot exist?
I am really confused as to why a tool like fakechroot (https://manpages.debian.org/wheezy/fakechroot/fakechroot.1)exists and what does it do.

Chroot is an ability only for root users, correct?...
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Posted By sreyan32
What keeps me from abusing setuid(0) and programs with setuid bit set?
Just learning about the privilege escalation method provided by setuid. Correct me if I am wrong but what it does is change the uid of the current process to whatever uid I set. Right ?

So what...
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Posted By sreyan32
So what you mean is that it does not store any...
So what you mean is that it does not store any information after the command has been executed, right ? It is just used when the command is executed ?

If I am correct in my above assumption, then...
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Posted By sreyan32
So let me get this straight. What you are saying...
So let me get this straight. What you are saying is that 90% percent of the using the /proc and /dev of the LiveCd will not cause any problems because they are very similar to the original system...
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Posted By sreyan32
Any idea what the answer will be for my second...
Any idea what the answer will be for my second question ? I am really stumped with that one.
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Posted By sreyan32
Why bind to LiveCD /proc before building initramfs ?
Imagine I have an unbootable system where I need to update the kernel image using update-initramfs.

I have seen numerous examples online which show the following

$ mount -t proc none...
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Posted By sreyan32
I agree. But can the debugging be done inside a...
I agree.
But can the debugging be done inside a VM ? Also are there debuggers that you can use ? I mean how would you attach a debugger to an OS module. Not necessarily a kernel module, but lets...
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Posted By sreyan32
Yes what do you mean by that ?
Yes what do you mean by that ?
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Posted By sreyan32
Getting started with fixing bugs for Linux
Okay I want to try my luck at fixing bugs for the Fedora OS, but I guess this question deals with any Linux distro or any open source OS for that matter.

I want to know how I can start fixing bugs...
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Posted By sreyan32
How does the Debian Alternatives systems work ?
Alright I have read all the documentation regarding the alternatives system present in Debian. And I still can't get my head around it.

First,
Correct me if I am wrong, the /etc/alternatives...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 07-22-2015
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Posted By sreyan32
Need the Linux Kongress Videos
Is there any way to view the Linux Kongress videos ? Are there any recordings of it or any blog posts of what is described ?
Forum: Debian 01-05-2015
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Posted By sreyan32
How do I install Aspell as my default spell...
How do I install Aspell as my default spell checker ? Also do I need to meddle with the dictionary files ?
Forum: Debian 01-04-2015
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Posted By sreyan32
Getting a better spell checker
Guys I am new to Linux in general and want to know what is the use of the following files-:

/usr/share/dict/words
/usr/share/dict/words.pre-dictionaries-common

Are they used by the spell...
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Posted By sreyan32
Okay from what I have read in this thread I can...
Okay from what I have read in this thread I can understand that in the older days you would have a monitor and a keyboard with a serial port connecting to the central CPU. You would communicate with...
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