The Bitcoin network consumes a significant portion of world’s energy to produce nothing but hot air and lucky winners.
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. […]
Here are the steps I did to enable VirtualBox to work properly in Ubuntu with UEFI Secure Boot fully enabled*. The problem is the requirement that all kernel modules must be signed by a key trusted by the UEFI system, otherwise loading will fail. Ubuntu does not sign the third party vbox* kernel modules, but […]