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Mar
8
comment Is there a way to download pure Unix?
@tonymarschall, I'd not recommend linux from scratch to someone not yet familiar with Unix.
Mar
8
comment Is there a way to download pure Unix?
@JamesLitewski. you got the things in the reverse order. Undex Unix, the GUI is mostly an application layer which run over the OS. Any variant will easily provide you with a command line interface and just that (with the potential exception of MacOS about which I know very little).
Mar
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Mar
8
answered Is there a way to download pure Unix?
Mar
8
comment Is there a way to download pure Unix?
Well, that's a simplified version of the history. See levenez.com/unix for a more complete one.
Jan
9
comment Is an SSH connection faster if I lower the RSA key size?
The problem with X is that it is a protocol which doesn't support very well high latency -- and applications are even worse that needed by the protocol in such context. You may want to use an X protocol compressors (I've never done that, I remember seeing some). Or switch to something like VNC.
Jan
6
answered How to make a variable symlink ? (or something similar)
Dec
31
comment What languages are used to build Unix commands?
Note also that some commands such as cd must be a shell builtin to work effectively.
Dec
26
answered How to output only given chars?
Dec
23
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Dec
19
revised How to avoid a useless use of cat when parsing a file?
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Dec
19
comment How to avoid a useless use of cat when parsing a file?
@ddeimeke, because I didn't remember if it is POSIX or just a common extension. Now I've checked and it is in SUSv2.
Dec
19
comment How to install LuaJIT on FreeBSD without using Gmake?
Why do you constraint yourself to not using gmake? I understand the developers who want more portability than just to gmake, but not a user who don't accept to use prerequisites of the developers. Would you ask the same question for ant or bjam or a 3rd party library?
Dec
19
answered How to avoid a useless use of cat when parsing a file?
Dec
19
comment Script to change current directory (cd, pwd)
@amyassin, . is the bourne shell syntax, source is the C shell syntax, some shells have imported both.
Dec
19
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Dec
19
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Dec
17
awarded  Enthusiast
Dec
16
answered Is there a way to disable wget from getting files from parent directories to given depth?
Dec
14
answered Is the `ed` editor useful for any purpose besides emergencies and batch editing?