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    Major security and usability flaw in Linux (root privileges and sudoers, folder access restriction, Ubuntu Linux)

    Alright, let me give you the context. I am a business owner with strong technical background, say a programmer, though not an advanced system administrator. I've bought a VPS server where I want to host several applications and webpages. One of the apps consists of backend, admin frontend and...
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    Low disk space on filesystem root

    I recently dual booted my laptop and assigned ~30GB of space to Ubuntu 18.04 and after a week I started to get warnings regarding low space in my root directory. I got by fine for a another week by deleting used stuff and only keeping important things, but now even after doing all that I'm still...
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    apt-get confussion

    My Linux machine has two users root and matthew, I keep the passwords written in a text file so that I know I'm not making a spelling mistake (maybe a security issue, but that's not related to my question). I was logged in as matthew and I wanted to install nano, so I typed. sudo apt-get...
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    get access to root

    (base) [email protected]:~# jupyter notebook [C 20:24:50.702 NotebookApp] Running as root is not recommended. Use --allow-root not able to run jupyter notebook ...
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    Problem with systemctl --root= option in RHEL/CentOS 7

    It is my understanding that --root= option in systemctl command is used to explicitly specify an alternate root path to find the service unit files. On RHEL/CentOS 7, the following error occurs when attempting to use the above mentioned systemctl option: [[email protected] system]# systemctl...
  6. Linux_Programmer

    systemd : started session xxx of user root Logs

    Hello, Systemd has been generating too many "Started session xxx of user root" logs when root user login to the system but there's no corresponding entry for every logout. Is this behavior expected ? Rgds, Linux Programmer (SM)
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