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Encrypting Text Files in Ubuntu/Win7

What is the best and easiest security methods to use when encrypting and storing important text files on Ubuntu? [more inside]
posted by 1awesomeguy on Jun 1, 2010 - 7 answers

Another file disappears into the ether.

Long-shot filter... recovery of an AbiWord file that has disappeared while being transferred to a flash drive? [more inside]
posted by Savannah on May 3, 2010 - 4 answers

Main log files for linux & Mac OSX

What are the main logs for understanding what the Unix (Linux and Mac OS X) systems are doing? Which log files are important for system administration?
posted by tahirh on Jul 18, 2009 - 6 answers

Backubuntu

What's the best backup solution for (Ubuntu) Linux? I need a backup as complete as possible of a home directory of ~10+ GB, nightly, etc. I have two large external USB 2.0 drives for the purpose... [more inside]
posted by tmcw on May 18, 2008 - 11 answers

up a tree without a clue

Is there a portable way to programmatically traverse a file tree in C or C++?. [more inside]
posted by king walnut on Feb 8, 2008 - 8 answers

Something is spewing files on our box

On our Linux web server, for some reason /var/lib/php5 has filled up with files to the point that we can't even get a directory listing. We are running out of inode space for the filesystem. How can we get a directory listing to find out which files need to be removed, and remove them?
posted by Dag Maggot on Oct 17, 2007 - 7 answers

Copying files - duplicate filnames

I want to copy files, ignoring & logging it if the target directory contains files with the same name. (Ubuntu 7.04) [more inside]
posted by Busy Old Fool on Sep 10, 2007 - 6 answers

Quickly delete a directory containing many files

In a Unix-type system, is there a way to quickly remove a directory that contains lots and lots of files? [more inside]
posted by PercussivePaul on Apr 16, 2007 - 18 answers

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