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Jun
17
comment Invoke python script through make command
@AnushaReddy I'll do that right when I get back home. In the mean time, I suggest you take a look at gnu.org/software/make/manual/html_node/Foreach-Function.html because what you want to do, is slightly above the scope of a single Makefile. Normally, you put one Makefile into each subdir that needs making, and invoke that one from the root Makefile.
Jun
15
comment Invoke python script through make command
@AnushaReddy Are you sure you want this as Makefile? it seems to me almost as if it would make more sense implementing this as a shellscript...
Jun
11
comment -X flag (X11 Forwarding) does not appear to work in Windows
I'm checking my Windows VM right now. It might be as simple as checking what kind of variables PuTTY sets to get this working. I'll add a reply in a couple hours.
Jun
11
comment -X flag (X11 Forwarding) does not appear to work in Windows
Have you - just to test things - tried the same with PuTTY? If not, I suggest trying with that, and seeing if it works there.
Jun
11
comment How do i run a command only after previous command is unsuccessful in bash?
@lcd047 Right, I forgot the !. Thanks for noticing.
Apr
4
comment List serial devices on FreeBSD
@JdeBP With the manual, I've checked dmesg and it reports a single uart0 device. in /boot/device.hints, two UART interfaces are hinted, but they're both "at isa", which is a little odd to me, as one is on-board, the other is on PCI. Furthermore, dmesg reports pci5: <simple comms> at device 8.0 (no driver attached) I guess that would be the modem, but how can I attach a driver to that?
Apr
4
comment How did this '&' at the end of my command, make the script SO fast?
I suggest you read your shell manual. & makes the command run in the background, that's all. It didn't make it faster or anything. Read whatever shell's you're using (I assume bash) manual.
Apr
3
comment Why when we run a executable file we need to add ./ ahead?
@AwQiruiGuo yes.
Feb
12
comment Bash - how to run a command after the previous finished?
I suggest using this opportunity to explain wait as well. @terdon, Would you care to add this, too?
Jan
22
comment What happened to ePDFview‽
@user367890 Zathura isn't exactly what I was expecting, but it seems to be a good choice for things like presentations, etc. I've compiled ePDFview from the sources you linked, thanks for that.
Jan
22
comment What happened to ePDFview‽
Let me give this a little bit of every-day testing, and I'll accept your answer if it ticks the boxes. Thanks for the suggestion, though!
Aug
24
comment Failing to format flashdrive to UDF
Just as a side note, depending on the flash drive (SD cards), it is unwise to use anything but FAT (or exFAT). Using something else on SDXC makes them a lot slower, and throws off wear leveling considerably. It is also against spec. If you need a boot loader on there, I suggest SYSLINUX.
Aug
7
comment Do I need to install LIRC separately in Fedora 18?
With Fedora being at 20 right now, and Fedora 21 due in October, I'm not sure this question is of any significance anymore.
Aug
4
comment Which driver should I use for my GeForce4 MX 440 on Fedora 20?
Can I use one of the newer drivers with the old graphics card, perhaps? Nouveau seems to ne somewhat of a catch-all for old adapters...
Aug
4
comment Chromecast / Cubetek Ezcast with Linux computer?
It seems for my use case, this isn't what I need. Thanks for the input though.
Jul
29
comment How to know free disk size witout df command?
I don't quite understand what you mean by "direct command lines". Do you mean you have no shell and you need to access that data programmatically?
Jul
27
comment Is GRUB the best bootloading solution? Is there an easier alternative?
For some reason, linking directly to syslinux.com seems to be forbidden.
May
31
comment Creating a Makefile
Please restate your question in a more sensible way: You converted from "sudo"? sudo is a shell command to get privileged access. I suggest you take your time stating your question more carefully!
May
4
comment How do I zip/unzip on the unix command line?
Just as a side note: zip can create many different flavors of .ZIP archives, as well as use many different compressors. On the other hand, there are a number of other compression tools named similarly: 7-Zip, gzip, bzip2, rzip, etc. which are not interchangeable.
May
2
comment How do I zip/unzip on the unix command line?
I should perhaps append this answer with atool, it's a nice little tool that makes using many different compressors more comfortable. Bind that to a and creating an archive becomes a arc.7z folder/ or extracting a simple a arc.7z