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Apr
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comment Why does tar hang with 100% CPU if files list has leading spaces
And Arch/GNU tar 1.28
Apr
16
comment Why does tar hang with 100% CPU if files list has leading spaces
Works on OSX/bsdtar 2.8.3
Apr
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Mar
18
revised How to return both file name and line number with find … -exec grep?
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Mar
4
answered ksh “<<EOF” script to change user
Feb
17
comment Best method to collect a random sample from a collection of files
@SigmaX Indeed, quite zen, isn't it. Hint: it's 3 separate flags.
Jan
28
revised Changing user and group ID system wide (including file system attributes)?
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Dec
26
comment Why is a mirror list important for my Arch installation?
What do you mean by "your" disk image? Most of the sites in the list probably also host the install disk isos, but the purpose of the mirror list is sites that host the installable packages, i.e. the individual installables from base, base-devel, extra, etc.
Dec
26
answered Why is a mirror list important for my Arch installation?
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Dec
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comment Back to back Pipes into a Command
./command.pl <<<$'y\nresponse'
Nov
8
comment Are Unix Internet sockets files?
I'd say just having something to run file or stat on makes it a file.
Nov
3
comment how to close X Server, to avoid errors while updating nvidia driver?
@JohnWHSmith maybe it is now, but it wasn't 3 years ago when I wrote this.
Oct
30
comment Command is not found
Yes. [ is a command, and it requires ] as its last argument. Note that the assignment must not have a space on either side (as you correctly have it now).
Oct
30
comment Command is not found
[ $i -le $num ]. Note the spaces.
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