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I am an IT Software Tester, learning C#, C++ and Linux.
I have done a lot of work on the following platforms:

SCO
Ubunutu 4.1 - 12.04
Solaris on SPARC
Solaris on INTEL
HP-UXi v3
FreeBSD
RHEL (5.5)

Feb
14
comment How to clean up dual ESP partition mess
Please format your question, to make it easier to read?
Jan
21
comment Display all the dates in week numbers in UNIX
What platform are you running on? uname -a
Jan
16
comment Some garbage characters in Linux terminal
Looks like something you are accessing is encrypted.
Jan
16
comment no irq handler vector
@Sukminder do you mean: sudo dmidecode -t 2? As w/o sudo, you will get the version of dmidecode, but with sudo, you will get a lot more info.
Jan
15
comment Why can't I ping Google?
Yeah thanks, I understand your English is not that good. Just trying to help you mate.
Jan
15
comment Why can't I ping Google?
Can you give us more info on the output of "can't ping Google", please? Like just paste the actual line from PuTTy, as a comment - that is what @SHW was asking.
Jan
15
comment Why can't I ping Google?
I had a similar issue, but in Solaris - unix.stackexchange.com/questions/99211/…, maybe try and see if that will help?
Dec
27
comment Two “Audio codecs” have 100% power usage in PowerTOP - what does this mean?
On the second line of your description, says "My doesn't last long" ... What do you mean?
Dec
23
comment Ubuntu blank screen after login
Are you able to use another machine to ssh into your laptop, by any chance? Maybe that will help you?
Dec
23
comment How to show network adapters with their statistics?
What platform are you using? uname -a?
Dec
19
comment Use a custom colourscheme in Vim
Does this help at all: wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Vim/.vimrc
Dec
19
comment apt: install packages downloaded previously
Ah ok, I didn't know that, TBH. Thanks :)
Dec
19
comment apt: install packages downloaded previously
Isn't that just installing them, when you are online? I thought the OP was saying to download them now, then install them at a later stage, when they are offline... no? Good answer though.
Dec
19
comment apt: install packages downloaded previously
Can you install all of them using: dpkg -l *? I don't know, its just a guess.
Dec
18
comment Checkout a file from svn and append its timestamp to its name
Could you let us know what platform you are using, please? Just type uname -a - then edit your question with this info.
Dec
13
comment Run a Shell script and read the output in a variable and run another script based on output
In addition to @JosephR.'s comment, also can you let us know the platform you are on, please? Just use uname -a
Dec
13
comment How can I prevent iptables from counting bytes and packets on empty chains?
Can you expand on why you think this is the answer, please?
Dec
13
comment Full username in top
What platform are you on? Use uname -a
Dec
12
comment How many ways can we install applications in Linux?
Sorry, my understanding of Linux is not that good, but I know that is one way you can do it for Ubuntu which is a Linux base platform.
Dec
10
comment How to terminate GUI in SunOS from a shell-script
What have you tried, so far?