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comment Unmet dependencies on apt-get upgrade
Just to let you know, you don't have to write out the string again, you can do something like this: /ppa\.launchpad\.net/s/^/#/
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answered Logging in to VirtualBox via SSH
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comment How to permit any user (mysql, apache, etc) to use any TCP or UDP port?
Apache can use 80 because it runs as root initially, and then drops privileges. See here.
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answered Disable bash's cache of executables in the path
Aug
18
comment How to install anything in debian minimal system
What is the output of dpkg -l gcc?
Aug
18
comment How to install anything in debian minimal system
How are you invoking aptitude to install a package? It sounds like you're using upgrade instead of install.
Aug
14
comment ssh to different server based on user?
Without MITMing, your router has no idea who you're trying to log in as -- your session is encrypted. Just use different ports for different machines.
Aug
14
comment Pause at the end of `scp` transfer: from OSX or FreeBSD to Ubuntu
That was really a request phrased as a question. If you can't be bothered to spend even a little time trying to debug your problem, I don't see why others should feel motivated to.
Aug
14
comment Pause at the end of `scp` transfer: from OSX or FreeBSD to Ubuntu
Did you try using strace (or equivalent) to see what scp is doing during that time?
Aug
11
comment Why does `cp -a . /dir` copy contents instead of directory?
@dvdrtrgn . is not an expansion, it's a hard link.
Aug
4
answered Is bluetooth keyboard associated with `stdin`?
Jul
29
awarded  Enlightened
Jul
29
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
23
awarded  Enlightened
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23
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
17
awarded  Popular Question
Jul
17
comment ActiveX under Linux
@RyanGates It's not dead, the site is just broken. I assume that it will be fixed by the author.
Jul
16
comment Backed up over wrong hard drive
There's practically no chance you will be able to recover that data. Take this as a learning experience, don't expend too much energy trying to do the impossible.
Jul
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awarded  Good Answer
Jun
25
comment Collapse some repeated parts of successive lines
The output is slightly different than the one in the question, when the next starting number is encountered, there shouldn't be an & at first.