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I am a computer programmer. Knowledge representation and algorithmic complexity are my main interests.


Dec
29
reviewed Close GUI log viewer for logs produced by Apache log4j
Dec
29
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Qmake not working in a mounted smb dir
Dec
14
answered What is the difference between '.' and 'source' in shells?
Dec
12
answered What sets a child's STDERR, STDOUT, and STDIN?
Dec
12
answered What is difference between POSIX and bash and other shell scripts?
Dec
9
revised Removing consecutive newlines with ed
fixed typo in input, removed incorrect example code
Dec
9
comment Removing consecutive newlines with ed
The FAQ says "You should only ask practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face." Using ed for this instead of sed | cat -s doesn't seem practical or a problem that anyone would actually face, so I think this question should be closed.
Dec
5
answered Have cron email output to MAILTO based on exit status
Dec
1
revised Using rsync to sync two directories on server and localhost, but size is different
added missing --hard-links possibility
Nov
29
comment Logging ALL stderr output of crontab to file
@endolith I've edited the answer to give a basic setup which should work for sendmail and broadly compatible MTAs. You'll have to write the script yourself.
Nov
29
revised Logging ALL stderr output of crontab to file
added an example MAILTO and /etc/mail/aliases setup.
Nov
19
reviewed Reviewed SSH tunneling error: “channel 1: open failed: administratively prohibited: open failed”
Nov
19
comment SSH tunneling error: “channel 1: open failed: administratively prohibited: open failed”
A useful general tip but not an answer to the question posed.
Nov
18
awarded  Custodian
Nov
18
awarded  Custodian
Nov
18
reviewed Close Jboss application startup and shutdown asks for password. How to automate with init script?
Nov
9
revised How to prevent users from deleting a directory?
added 7 characters in body
Nov
3
answered How does X11 forwarding work?
Nov
1
comment Extract image from a m4a file?
If you're referring to Apple's music files, I can drag the artwork from iTunes onto my Mac desktop.
Oct
22
answered When does chmod fail?