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comment Using find -exec and having trouble with redirecting standard error
@Omnipresence yeah, adding the shebang fixed it. Why is that? Can you explain?
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comment Confused about piping commands from find to commandX?
That solves my question so I am accepting. I have another question about find -exec however unix.stackexchange.com/questions/164036/…
Aug
28
comment Where is the appropriate place to deploy web apps?
what about users/groups
Aug
24
comment What dev folder allows you tell the OS to cache something?
@Braiam not totally sure. I think it means keep it in RAM
Aug
5
comment Will grep go faster with line breaks?
I just added in line breaks every 1000 char and it speeded it up like WHOA sed -e "s/.\{1000\}/&\n/g" < temp.txt
Aug
5
comment Will grep go faster with line breaks?
@MichaelHomer I am using the -o option
Jul
29
comment split a file, pass each piece as a param to a script, run each script in parallel
I am good on split! how do I use parallel to feed each split file as input to a script?
Jul
10
comment sudo source: command not found
yes. that explains. I am assuming the SHELL variable is set to /bin/sh.
Jul
10
comment sudo source: command not found
many thanks. that is helpful. so when I added sudo -s to the top of the file it just changed the current bash terminal to root? (and then stopped trying to execute the file). just trying to understand why sudo -s did not work
Jul
10
comment sudo source: command not found
ah. good to know. can you explain a little more about what an interpreter is?
Jul
10
comment Why isn't this crontab job running
@klerk mylogin is my username! just not posting that online. I did not know that about logging and will do so in the future. But problem still remains
Apr
21
comment Why isn't the Iptables persistent service saving my changes?
sorry that was unclear. I am using the -D option to DROP a rule. See the change above
Mar
14
comment Did this tutorial block pings to my server?
can I just run those commands to modify iptables do I need to re-run the commands from the tutorial and then append these commands?
Mar
14
comment Will this open up a non-standard port to ssh?
@Braiam yes it is
Mar
8
comment How do I start a server via ssh and have it run after I log out?
what does the ampersand do in the $command & line? Do I type the ampersand?
Feb
24
comment Can I deactivate the broadcom driver if I have a Realtek wireless card?
@Braiam I thought that was not the case? I asked about this on these forums and got a different answer. Can you help clarify? unix.stackexchange.com/questions/116154/…
Feb
17
comment Understanding two flags and a dollar sign in a CURL command
so basically the command says "scan the string for escape characters and print the formatted string then convert that printed string to binary"
Dec
6
comment keyboard shortcut to jump cursor to prompt?
@Vi. Thanks. It is a bit hard to read your comment. I should type "git add" then press the esc key, then press the comma key, then press period key?
Dec
5
comment keyboard shortcut to jump cursor to prompt?
thanks so much. exactly what i was looking for.
Dec
5
comment Is there any way to see the options for the next directory on a cd command?
@alexis can you link me how to configure this?