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Why privileged commands may never be allowed

Just over a month ago, I reported a strange and frustrating problem. I wanted to write a logarchive to external storage, but no matter what I tried, macOS wouldn’t allow it from AppleScript, although it was perfectly happy to do so using an identical command in Terminal. 439 more words


Manage Users in Ubuntu Linux (Debian)


# list all the users in the Linux machine
awk -F: '{ print $1}' /etc/passwd | grep -v '_'
cut -d: -f1 /etc/passwd

# check current user

# show user id  
id -u <user-name>

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PhpStorm in a teacup

There is nothing more annoying in IT – but I’m sure there is – as having to do something manually that you know can be automated. 158 more words

Windows Subsystem for Linux Installation Guide for Windows 10

Install the Windows Subsystem for Linux

Before installing any Linux distros for WSL, you must ensure that the “Windows Subsystem for Linux” optional feature is enabled: 29 more words


Linux Sudo Vulnerability. Is your SUDO Secure ? Read on to find more .

Super User, also known as SUDO in linux world has been in the Security news lately. A new vulnerability has been discovered in Sudo—one of the most important, powerful, and commonly used utilities that comes as a core command installed on almost every UNIX and Linux-based operating system. 424 more words

Awareness Articles

How To Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Ubuntu

Step 1: Add the Username

austin@wazuh:~$ sudo adduser ansible
Adding user `ansible' ...
Adding new group `ansible' (1002) ...
Adding new user `ansible' (1002) with group `ansible' ... 170 more words
Linux Security

Chihaya Vs Inokuma | Chihayafuru Season 3 Episode 4 Review

Chihayafuru you are killing me with these doubleheaders man. As this episode was one of the most tense battles I have seen in awhile. As this was just match after match of pure intensity. 781 more words