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clean backgrounding with screen

Posted 07-02-2015 at 06:15 AM by Skaperen
Updated 07-04-2015 at 04:17 AM by Skaperen

i use these scripts a lot to put things in the background via the screen program. advantages include a name scheme and no noisy STDOUT.

to start a program in the background:
laptop2/forums /home/forums 8> screen-bg sleeper sleep 44444
laptop2/forums /home/forums 9> ps awx|fgrep 44444
21424 ?        Ss     0:00 SCREEN -S sleeper -dm sleep 44444
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Exton|Defender mga (Mageia 5) 32 bit build 150701 with Cinnamon 2.4.5

Posted 07-01-2015 at 12:55 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

My second version of Exton|Defender is a remaster of Mageia 5, released in June 2015. Mageia has been the third most popular Linux system in the world for some time now (according to

I have removed the Gnome Desktop environment and installed Cinnamon instead. Furthermore I have installed the following rescue and repairing tools: NTFS-3g, GParted, PartImage, Sfdisk (util-linux-ng), Rsync, Ddrescue, FSArchiver, TestDisk and Midnight Commander....
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Rootkit Hunter: Revision 1.533

Posted 06-26-2015 at 05:46 PM by unSpawn
Updated 06-26-2015 at 05:47 PM by unSpawn

Revision 1.533 belatedly adds support for "XOR.DDoS", please see this SANS ISC diary for details. Please get this revision via .
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ssh authorized_keys command= script example

Posted 06-24-2015 at 11:48 PM by catkin

I found little prior art on the 'net regards ssh authorized_keys command= scripts so it may be useful to share the solution we use with our backup scripts.

The remote computer backslash-escapes command words using bash's printf %q. The received command is available to the command= script in envar SSH_ORIGINAL_COMMAND.

The command= script has three jobs:
  1. Validate the command against a series of custom regexes
  2. Convert the SSH_ORIGINAL_COMMAND string to individual
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My Philosophy of a Gnu/Linux Slackware user.

Posted 06-23-2015 at 11:20 PM by onebuck
Updated 06-24-2015 at 09:38 AM by onebuck


I am a Gnu/Linux Slackware user. And that provides me with a UNIX-like system which affords me a stable Gnu/Linux that I utilize daily. Of late I have heard so many times that I/we can be bullies within the Slackware forum. From my perspective I find this as false and sometimes just that some members do not interpreted or appreciate our direct involvement with a stable Gnu/Linux distribution by our interactions with a friendly community here at LQ.

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