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Apr
24
answered Download an article with cURL given a dynamic download link
Apr
24
comment Download an article with cURL given a dynamic download link
I just tried this here... can you try with curl -L --referer ";auto" -o test.pdf URL-for-direct-download? It seems that the URL involves a redirect, and it also needs the referer header to be set correctly.
Apr
24
comment Download an article with cURL given a dynamic download link
It seems that this is a Science Direct download link, that is not working for some people. What is the page where you got the PDF URL from? Are you accessing from some organization or through some proxy service that gives you additional privileges at Science Direct?
Apr
5
comment How do I extract the first integer from text string in a column of a tab-delimited file?
Is there some "specification" of this data format? Which program uses this format? If it is just the first integer, and it is always present, then this is probably easy to do (say, sed -e 's/\([^[:digit:]]*\([[:digit:]]*\).*\)/\2;\1/', although I've probably missed some simpler way to write it)
Apr
4
comment Dark blue color in vim or ls output in linux
This looks like a problem with some displays or video card outputs. This default blue (that seems to be at least more or less the same in the linux console and in some terminal emulators) is readable on some displays, and unreadable on others.
Feb
11
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Feb
11
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Feb
8
comment Debian - ifconfig not showing wlan0
Wireless cards should still be listed in ifconfig, as they are network interfaces.
Feb
8
comment Debian - ifconfig not showing wlan0
Have you installed the wireless card firmware? Nowadays, it is common to have cards which won't work unless you have external firmware. In Debian, this firmware is part of the non-free packages (because it's not free as in freedom). According to the debian wiki, you need to install the package firmware-iwlwifi after adding non-free to the list of package sources. Have you already tried this? (After this, you still need to restart the driver, "rmmod iwlwifi; modprobe iwlwifi".)
Feb
8
comment What is the most complete MS Word alternative?
Microsoft CDF-based formats have been around for many years. Even if some features may not be supported by some third-party programs, I'd still pick CDF formats for data exchange (.doc, .xls, ...). Another alternative is indeed to run Microsoft Office in WINE. You'll have to be lucky to find a version that runs nicely, but there are databases with the versions of Microsoft Office that run nicely and that don't work at all with WINE.
Jan
28
awarded  Yearling
Dec
13
comment How can I fix Wifi with my Broadcom BCM43142 card?
It seems that your card is only supported by wl, but see wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/b43#Supported_devices for details.
Dec
13
comment UDEV Rule Not Triggering
Can you share the lock_screen script? How are you trying to run it? The script may need some variables that are not defined when it is run from udev, how are you handling this?
Oct
21
awarded  Revival
Oct
11
comment Copy/paste does not always work from Firefox to terminal
This question and the comments there may be relevant: superuser.com/questions/140944/…
Aug
14
reviewed Approve fedora 20 gnome & ati card black screen after boot
Jul
23
revised Kill all process of users in Ubuntu?
tag as ubuntu
Jul
4
reviewed Approve Pxe Insallation
Jun
30
awarded  Enlightened
Jun
30
awarded  Nice Answer