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Jan
8
comment What controls the design of the context menu and what controls the interaction with the context menu?
What context menu are you talking about?
Dec
6
comment Chroma key (green screen) live for a webcam?
The ffmpeg-specific solution might be adaptable for this purpose, though you might need to pipe that further on to v4l2loopback to get the composited image showing up as a webcam.
Nov
19
comment Wifite problem (loop when I execute)
I don't use Gnome so I can't repro, but this might be a starting point: Wifite is a single-file Python 2.7 program and line 889 is responsible for printing that diagnostic. Try using a debugger or adding some print statements where you think it might be looping, and ask on the issue tracker.
Nov
17
comment SVN commit takes too long
You can get general I/O stats with iotop and check whether a program is blocked on I/O syscall with something like ps -Ao stat,fname | grep D.
Oct
5
comment How to install Qmmp plugin for YouTube?
You could also ask by creating a github issue.
Sep
10
comment How do I ensure all data to an SSH pipe is sent, despite lengthy disconnects?
@sebix I've used both. They're useful for interactive ssh shell sessions, but to my understanding, they don't help when piping data through ssh as here.
Sep
10
comment How do I ensure all data to an SSH pipe is sent, despite lengthy disconnects?
I was over-thinking. Thank you!
Aug
15
comment How do I disable waiting for wpa_supplicant lease at boot?
Vague. What OS? Are you using a network manager? Which? Are you booting with systemd or sysvinit?
Aug
11
comment Does rsync over any type of checksum?
Aaaaa why does stackexchange only tell me this got closed after I spend an hour on a comprehensive answer!?
Jul
19
comment How do I use inotify or named pipes over SSHFS?
@JanusTroelsen I haven't heard of gamin. According to its overview page, it uses inotify too. Is it useful for distributing such updates over a network?
Jul
17
comment “Xterm” or “xterm” in configuration file
This page suggests that the client class part (XTerm in your case) is case-sensitive. I don't know how Xresources works, but some speculation: Maybe you're running different versions of xterm between your boxes somehow? (Post xterm -version?) Maybe different distros call the xterm program different class names? (I don't know how to check for this.
Jun
22
comment GIF screencasting; the UNIX way
It seems closed-source, shareware, and unscriptable, though much cleaner than any GUI alternative I've seen! Does it work on distros other than Debian? (I only see .deb packages mentioned in the purchase popup.) Can it capture fullscreen on small screens despite the capture window's border?
Jun
2
comment In a Makefile, how can I begin processing a file before it has finished building?
@lcd047 How? Are you recommending to simply remove the data dependency from processed-data and run make -j2 data processed-data? Wouldn't that create a race condition where processed-data can fail if the data isn't present yet?
Jun
2
comment In a Makefile, how can I begin processing a file before it has finished building?
① As mentioned, "data has its own recipe, because various other targets process it too." Sorry if that was unclear. How would several iterations of tee help? ② The other processing steps might also require other files. All they have in common is that they require the data.
Jun
2
comment In a Makefile, how can I begin processing a file before it has finished building?
If I've correctly understood, that way, data-processing-program gets the data streamed, but all other recipes dependent on data still have to wait until it's done. (Even worse, they now have to wait until both data and the processed-data are finished.)
May
20
comment Desktop Fails with “Oh no! Something has gone wrong.”
Sounds like a bug. Report it? (As a temporary workaround, try a plain window manager like twm.)
May
19
comment How can I copy a file in a bash script and rename it while copying and place it in the same directory
Maybe it's just me, but I find the wording really confusing here. Why are mv and cp insufficient? Could we have an example?
May
13
comment Bash script for looping through files
I'm confused which one of the mentioned things this question is actually about. What do you mean by "declare a variable"? Would the file "masked-gentleman.zip" be selected by your criteria?
May
13
comment GitLab install: psql error “role ”git“ does not exist”
I think the role "git" does not exist message is referring to a PSQL role, not a system user or group. Are you sure you did all of step 4?
May
11
comment How to scroll in a terminal using keyboard?
I think this is too broad. As mentioned, scrolling is a terminal emulator feature, not a shell feature. There are really very many terminal emulators many of which implement scrolling in different ways, or not at all.