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Q&A Can rsync handle moves and renames?

Suppose I have a directory structure like ├── src │   ├── folder_a │   │   ├── file_w │   │   └── file_x │   ├── folder_b │   │   ├── file_y │   │   └── file_z and I back it up using rsyn...

1 answer  ·  posted 30d ago by Karl Knechtel‭  ·  edited 22d ago by Karl Knechtel‭

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Q&A How can I restrict filename characters?

Suppose I want to limit what characters are allowed in filenames. For example, I want file creation to fail if there is a \n in the name. Is there a way to enforce this? If it matters, I prefer a...

2 answers  ·  posted 4mo ago by matthewsnyder‭  ·  last activity 4mo ago by Basile Starynkevitch‭

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Q&A Postgres 15.3 fails to create new tablespace (could not set permissions)

I am unable to create new tablespaces on a fresh Postgres 15.3 installation on Ubuntu 22.04. I tried the following so far: re-install Postgres fully loosen file system permission disabled SELi...

0 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by Luís de Sousa‭  ·  last activity 6mo ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A How to securely erase data from a thumb (solid state) drive

How do you securely erase data from a thumb (USB/flash) drive? With traditional (magnetic/spinny) hard drives, it used to be that you could use various tools to simply overwrite with random data, ...

1 answer  ·  posted 6mo ago by matthewsnyder‭  ·  edited 6mo ago by matthewsnyder‭

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Q&A Are there any legitimate uses for newlines in filenames?

Unix is very permissive with filenames, and this can sometimes lead to a bunch of annoying corner cases when printing files. A well known example is when you put a newline in a filename, and it bre...

2 answers  ·  posted 9mo ago by matthewsnyder‭  ·  last activity 8mo ago by terdon‭

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Q&A What partition type should be used for cross-platform FAT partitions?

Question What partition type should I use for FAT partitions such that Linux and Windows systems both recognize the drive? Notes I am partitioning the drive with fdisk and making the filesystem ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by mcp‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Ullallulloo‭