Rsync backup with BTRFS

There are plenty of backup tools in the community but I still prefer rsync for desktop backup. It only copies the changes and it does not require any catalog. I’ve been using that for years, rsync-ing my files to a USB drive. While it works fine and it saved my day a couple times, my script only keeps 1 version of backup. It’d be nice if I can have at…

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UID > INT_MAX

From thehackernews, it was said when the UID is larger than INT_MAX, which is 2147483647, privilege validation is improperly handled and that gives the user right to run systemctl commands as if he/she is a privileged user. What is my INT_MAX? Though it’s hard to imagine who would use such an UID when they usually starts with 1000. However, if Linux is integrated with AD, the AD users ID are mapped…

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