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Sep
9
comment Open a text file and let it update itself
Ah, so tail is the correct way to use it? Wow, I really didn't think I could use that. I was expecting a much longer expression.
Sep
4
comment Which is more widely used: chmod 777 or chmod a+rwx
@StéphaneChazelas, but its still the same, right? As per the answer on my other question: unix.stackexchange.com/questions/153720/…; I can see now, that adding the + means to add to the current permissions. e.g. chmod a+rx,u+w. So if I did: chmod a=rx,u+w that would mean 755?
Sep
4
comment How to group alphanumeric permissions
OK that is an easier way to write it. Thanks.
Sep
4
comment How to group alphanumeric permissions
@Archemar, no I haven't, as it was part of the question. But surely there is shorter way to write it?
Sep
4
comment Which is more widely used: chmod 777 or chmod a+rwx
@OlivierDulac, oh so if there is no one else on the system, except root and one user, then there is no need to set the last permission? I'm just curious about this now :)
Sep
4
comment Which is more widely used: chmod 777 or chmod a+rwx
What is the point in setting the others permission? If you are logged into the machine as the user, then surely you can just use the users permission?
Sep
4
comment Which is more widely used: chmod 777 or chmod a+rwx
@MartinErhardt I would normally just use 775 or 755 for executable files only.
Sep
3
comment Which is more widely used: chmod 777 or chmod a+rwx
Thanks for this. I guess that by writing it out in full (alphanumeric) will prevent people from asking what does the 7 mean, etc.
Sep
3
comment Which is more widely used: chmod 777 or chmod a+rwx
OK, what does the octal mean? To be honest, I use the numerical values too, but I know other people use the alphanumeric option.
Sep
3
comment Which is more widely used: chmod 777 or chmod a+rwx
I was weary of posting this here, as it may be classed as "too broad". But there are only the two options.
Sep
1
comment in Shell Scirpt I want to use ::ssu <USERNAME>
Do a uname -a, and edit your question with what you get.
Aug
28
comment Why do we use double hyphen in “tar --anchored” and single hyphen in “tar -b”?
It is not specific to git or tar. Not sure what it means either, but I have seen it is on other commands too.
Aug
27
comment Running Apache server causing machine to run out of space
Thanks @UlrichSchwarz, but as this is not a production server and is only used for testing our software against, its ok to not have logging enabled - once the server is up and running, that's all that we need :)
Aug
27
comment Running Apache server causing machine to run out of space
Is there any way I can switch off logging on the server now? I commented the lines out in the httpd.conf file.
Aug
27
comment Running Apache server causing machine to run out of space
Thanks @D_Bye, I had to restart the Apache Server, and that worked.
Aug
19
comment How print only the current logged in “root” user IP address?
I did not downvote you, but can you explain what you have done here please?
Aug
13
comment Split a file into multiple based on selected lines
What NIX platform are you using?
Aug
12
comment Upstart - load bashrc variable
Can you add what you have tried, please?
Aug
11
comment Error Restoring Virtual Machine
What machine are you working on? What virtualization software are you using?
Jul
31
comment Executable exists for everything but bash & file manager
Check what version distro you are using: serverfault.com/questions/27590/…