I see POSIX mentioned often and everywhere, and I had assumed it to be the baseline UNIX standard.. until I noticed the following excerpt on a Wikipedia page: The Open Group The Open Group is ...
What resources exist for portable shell programming? The ultimate answer is to test on all targeted platforms, but that's rarely practical. The POSIX / Single UNIX specification is a start, but it ...
I've been frustrated before with differences in output from the which command across different platforms (Linux vs. Solaris vx. OS X), with different shells possibly playing into the matter as well. ...
I am looking for specific details as to why isn't GNU/Linux currently SUS(Single UNIX Specification) v3 or even better SUS v4 compliant? What application apis and user utilities does it miss or ...
I was wondering how the "GUI" of a command line application is communicated over a network. Most of the time, it's quite simple (plain text / input) but sometimes it's more complex (aptitude). Is it ...
I am having some issues in using an answer provided on this site for this question about a sed command to replace a blank line with two other lines of content, and it was brought up if the sed command ...
Possible Duplicate: Resources to learn linux architecture in detail? I migrated to UNIX (Linux, Ubuntu) and I'm trying to understand the organisation of files and directories. I stumbled ...
Is there a standard way to make a program start when a user logs in? On Ubuntu, for example, you can place a .desktop file in ~/.config/autostart and the application will launch on startup. Does ...
as title: is the behaviour of .* to include . and .. defined in LSB or POSIX or some other specification?