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comment Why is apt filling up disk space that `apt-get clean` frees?
What makes you think apt is filling your disk with logging? It's filling your disk with packages, and they must have come from somewhere. See help.ubuntu.com/community/AptGet/Howto#Maintenance_commands
Aug
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answered Manual Duplex printing
Aug
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answered Nested loops, if conditions, and background jobs in bash
Aug
5
comment Arch linux weird ram issues
What are you using to measure free memory, and what else does it tell you? Oh, and how much swap do you have configured?
Aug
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Aug
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answered Joining two files
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comment Expand ~, . and `..`
For example, type ls -a and you'll see the . and .. directories. The only reason they're not usually shown is that anything beginning with . is hidden by default.
May
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comment Is it Unix timestamp incremental?
But it isn't necessarily unique, if you could retry within the same second (unless you're using Python's fractional time, which is probably fine).
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comment How can I enable mouse in Vim?
Assuming you're running VIM in a terminal (and not using the GUI by running gvim or vim -g), showing the result of echo $TERM might help.
Nov
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comment Linux nuisance: /dev/stdin doesn't work with sockets
I think it's either that or write a wrapper to forward stdin through a pipe or fifo - that's no better than your cat| solution though.
Nov
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comment Linux nuisance: /dev/stdin doesn't work with sockets
So this is specific to tools that don't take an argument like - to mean use stdin for input?
Nov
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comment Linux nuisance: /dev/stdin doesn't work with sockets
So what's the error, and which systems does that command work on? And, how does cat /dev/stdin usefully differ from cat in the first place, which doesn't try to re-open stdin?
Sep
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comment cp or mv files to same directory they are already in when I am in another?
Interesting, since it doesn't do what you asked for. Maybe your question isn't exactly what you intended?
Sep
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comment cp or mv files to same directory they are already in when I am in another?
This doesn't address the even_more relative path ...
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answered Using grep or awk
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