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comment Is sed run as a different user?
is / writable ?
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comment Why pipe to cat only to redirect?
@MichaelKjörling starting the command with '<' looks like you are redirecting to the shell itself.
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comment Why pipe to cat only to redirect?
@pabouk - woah! i did not know you could do that.
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comment Why pipe to cat only to redirect?
@Scott - That's a good point. It is a quirk of AIX - I'll use a different OS instead.
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answered Why pipe to cat only to redirect?
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revised combining n number of files with cat command
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answered Sort lines by number of words per line
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revised (Bash) kill process according to the memory used
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comment (Bash) kill process according to the memory used
You might was to check if the process is still alive after killing it before running again (kill -0). Although in almost all instances kill -9 will end a process.
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answered (Bash) kill process according to the memory used
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comment I cannot kill crond - trying to stop cron service
You are right about -9 but still not quite there on the first statement. kill will only send signals to listed processes.
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comment Can grep | crontab destroy all jobs?
You don't need to C-c or C-d the crontab will already be gone