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Tim
12:00 AM
So why don't you run for a mod?
 
slm
How many times have you googled for something and either not found the A or found conflicting or wrong ones buried in a 500 page deep forum thread
no interest, we have enough mods, we need more ppl participating in the solving of A's and caring for the site by being active.
 
slm
@Gilles I have that in my office
 
Tim
I am willing to take my time to ask questions for them.
 
slm
@Tim - where do you live?
 
Tim
12:07 AM
I believe not very far from where you live.
 
slm
@Tim - you said that before, where abouts?
 
Tim
I don't have a fixed location. Will be gone soon
I came to Ithaca for some sad reason
 
slm
@Tim - what line of work do you do then, is that why you're on the move?
 
Tim
I am not working
 
slm
Yes, Ithaca is only 1-2 hours
 
Tim
12:08 AM
very sad.
 
slm
You're out of work or not in Ithaca for work reasons
I live near Rochester
 
Tim
Even colder, huh
 
slm
You get used to it
What was very sad?
 
Tim
I believe something unfair happened to me which forced me to leave Baltimore
I wasn't able to complain. So i haen't get over with it.
Well things hapened for some reason. I wish I could have been stronger.
 
slm
Do you live in Ithaca then?
 
Tim
12:16 AM
yes
 
slm
You're not working there though?
are you in school then?
 
Tim
Not working. Does that leave me only one option :)
 
slm
There may be other options but I can only think of those
 
Tim
Yes, I am at Cornell.
 
slm
@Gilles - do you care if I just add the code from shutdown for this Q?
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Q: How does `shutdown -k` disable logins?

Beaming Mel-BinThis is the -k option's documentation in man shutdown (at least on Ubuntu): -k Only send out the warning messages and disable logins, do not actually bring the system down. I initially assumed that this will use pam_nologin to lock out logins. However, I tested it out and do not se...

@Tim makes sense, being in Ithaca 8-). I kinda figured that if you weren't working. Did you attend a school in Balt.MD then?
 
Tim
12:19 AM
yes
 
slm
JH or something else?
 
Tim
hehe. Given I asked so many stupid questions, will I make my schools lose their faces?
 
slm
I never said you asked stupid Q's, far from it, the range is what I found off
 
Tim
If one can't find many to ask questions to in real, what will that mean then?
 
slm
How many ppl would ask a Q about lstopo, binarizing a colored image and then okular and pdf
 
Tim
12:23 AM
That doesn't mean good to people around.
 
slm
I trust gilles judgment on these things implicitly so when he suggested you were just generally inquisitive I chalked it up to just that
@Tim how do you mean?
 
Tim
If people around me find I asked all those questions, will they feel good?
 
@slm why would I care? yeah, it would improve your answer I suppose
 
slm
@Tim If i understand you, you mean that if they knew you asked so many Q's they'd think you didn't know much?
@Gilles I ask only b/c the OP asked you to write up an A and I wanted to check first
 
@slm he did?
 
slm
12:27 AM
@Gilles yeah about an hour ago wrt the link about the source
 
Ah, I see, he asked Giles, not me
 
slm
I don't really see the value in adding that but wanted to ask you first
 
Tim
@Gilles I think Giles means you. :)
 
slm
@Gilles - that makes sense why you hadn't responded, missed that
 
% wc -l TODO
1128 TODO
 
slm
12:28 AM
it won't ping him if they don't type the right name
ha
 
that's the file containing a list of questions that I want to answer when I have time
 
slm
I'll do it then
I figured you didn't care but I like to ask
 
Tim
@slm Not just that. :)
 
slm
I'll let him know that we chatted about it too
I've thought of setting up a fake @sim account just to get the pings
 
Tim
You are a genius.
 
12:31 AM
I thought of renaming my account to Gil, and decided that the hard-to-read name was idiot-proofing: if you don't use completion to ping me, I probably don't care that much for your input
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Tim
I know one at Math.SE, who changed his id from Didier Piau to Did
:)
 
slm
@Tim So long as the Q's are not for the sake of asking, Q's are the first step to getting an A to a problem.
 
Tim
thanks
 
Tim
12:45 AM
I am not very worried about letting others around me know I don't know much. What I am more worried, if I let them know my existence at SE, is: some people don't have patience but are not happy that I turn to the internet. Some people don't like me to know more than them. Some don't like to know that I think what they told me is wrong.
Some don't understand why I have questions of so much variety and different levels, and worried if I am insane.
 
@slm ok; if you have time
 
@Tim We have standards for insanity on Stack Exchange. This guy qualifies. You wouldn't even register on the scale.
 
Tim
thanks. Gilles.
Sometimes, I find help and warm-heartedness on the internet that is rare in life, and sometimes though less often, vice versa.
 
1:17 AM
@Gilles please do!
 
1:48 AM
Grrr. I want to close 2 as a duplicate of 1 because the answer on 2 is unhelpful. But the answer on 2 has an upvote, the answer on 1 doesn't.
 
slm
@Gilles there upvoted
 
@slm ah, thanks, but too late, I've just posted a near dupe of that answer with s/Ubuntu/CentOS/
 
slm
@Gilles - yeah just saw that, should've waited, I was coming back, reading a bed time story
 
@slm oh man, bed time, I should really do this
yeah, I should have waited, but it's LATE
 
slm
UV'd the dup A too
oh well
 
1:52 AM
thanks
 
2:51 AM
I'm feeling stupid reading this A.
 
@Gilles You have a list of 1128 questions you want to answer when you find time... Wow. I think you may have crossed way past 'genius', through 'eccentric', right on by 'crazy', and headed deeply into 'lunatic'.
@Braiam wow...
There are two ways to feel stupid reading an answer... That is the bad way :-(
 
 
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5:09 AM
btw, in case you missed it, OpenSSL has officially been forked.
 
5:38 AM
@Gilles That's a good one. I've posted it here before.
 
6:13 AM
do someone see something egregiously wrong with these? askubuntu.com/a/453233/169736 askubuntu.com/a/451765/169736
o/ @StephaneChazelas long time not to see
 
6:38 AM
I'm inclined to vote to close? Anyone else?
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Q: Do I compile Ubuntu Source code on Red Hat System?

RAHUL KUMARIf we install the Red Hat Syatem then do we able to compile the other distros of linux on the Red Hat server system, If yes then please provide the tutorials and links.

 

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