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  1. tonyalbers

    How To Password Protect Text Files Using Vim Editor In Linux

    Odd, mine doesn't: tba@donnager:~$ dnf -v list installed |grep vim vim-minimal.x86_64 2:8.0.1763-16.el8_5.13 @rhel-8-for-x86_64-baseos-rpms ~ ~ ~ ~ :setlocal cm? .. ~ ~ cryptmethod=...
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    How To Password Protect Text Files Using Vim Editor In Linux

    Nice tip, just remember to: [ESC] :setlocal cm=blowfish2 [ENTER] The default encryption is worthless. /tony
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    Crashes almost every day on two machines, three distros and four WMs/DEs

    I was actually leaning towards a power instability issue, but since one of the machines is a laptop that can probably be ruled out. Do you use cabled networking on both machines? I've seen servers lock up/freeze because of noise in the network caused by either bad transformers for lighting or...
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    What Kernel are you running?

    Linux 4.18.0-348.23.1.el8_5.x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux It's an ANSSI-BP028 hardened RHEL box. Managing one of these is not for the faint at heart :)
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    CentOS alternative

    Roger that, I can't say that I've had many issues with subscription-manager though :) /tony
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    Need send to archive loads of data...looking for the best way of doing that

    I've used rsync for stuff like this. Last time we moved around 50TiB that way. It took about a week. rsync is great for this, since it can resume from where it got to if the transmission is interrrupted for some reason. /tony
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    CentOS alternative

    There is also Springdale Open Enterprise Linux, made at Institute for Advanced Studies located at Princeton University. A very good rebuild of RHEL sourcecode. Alma vs Rocky.. Well, Alma's management structure/project leadership has been designed so that it cannot suffer the same fate as...
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    Ports are not opened with firewall-cmd --add-port

    That's because you commented out the line where you asked it to do something. You had # as your promt, and another # in front of your command.