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


Jul
10
revised Conditional block vs conditional statement (if)
added 159 characters in body
Mar
15
revised Terminating an infinite loop
linked to GNU docs as requested, also quoted the relevant paragraph in case the link is broken later
Jan
22
revised Why doesn't setuid on /sbin/dhclient work as intended?
added 71 characters in body
Jan
8
revised What does the *.*;auth,authpriv.none -/var/log/syslog line mean in rsyslog config file?
previous edit mangled the layout; fixed.
Sep
14
revised Question about MX records and mail delivery?
fixed the RFC numbers; all of them were off by one.
Aug
8
revised Why rsync attempts to copy file that is already up-to-date?
Removed "As far as I'm concerned" since the answer is stating facts not opinion.
Jul
26
revised tcpdump don't show src and dst address
deleted 5 characters in body
May
29
revised What is GNU Info for?
added gnu and history tags
Apr
30
revised Removing all spaces, tabs, newlines, etc from a variable?
corrected 010 to 011 as per @magixx comment
Apr
4
revised Emacs: mode-local macro with dashes and dots
corrected require statement
Feb
8
revised Why does “chmod 1777” and “chmod 3777” both set the sticky bit?
fixed typos and some grammar
Dec
9
revised Removing consecutive newlines with ed
fixed typo in input, removed incorrect example code
Dec
1
revised Using rsync to sync two directories on server and localhost, but size is different
added missing --hard-links possibility
Nov
29
revised Logging ALL stderr output of crontab to file
added an example MAILTO and /etc/mail/aliases setup.
Nov
9
revised How to prevent users from deleting a directory?
added 7 characters in body
Aug
30
revised Is it possible to stop emacs from down translating my key chords?
Answered the first part of the qeustion.
Aug
17
revised Why is `sudo pkill -HUP -f “nginx: master process”` returning code 129 and no output
added 16 characters in body
Aug
4
revised Clear unused space with zeros (ext3,ext4)
removed use of <pre> in favor of formatting the paragraphs properly.
Jul
26
revised Is interrupting badblocks risky?
added 1 characters in body
Jul
25
revised linux stdbuf - line-buffered stdin option does not exist
added missing word