Why you should use Mozilla Firefox

Recently, Microsoft announced that it will base future versions of its Edge browser on the Chromium web engine (Blink, which also powers Google Chrome). The linked blog post states: Making the web better through more open source collaboration blogs.microsoft.com I will not argue against open source collaboration being a good thing, but the web will […]

Run shell script as different user with proper argument handling

So you have a shell script which needs to drop or modify its privileges by switching to an appropriate system user before continuing its execution. Here are some alternatives to accomplish this while preserving all original command line arguments properly. Privileges are dropped by switching to the nobody user, adapt the RUN_AS variable as desired. […]