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bio website shawnjgoff.com
location Tampa, FL
age 33
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I've grown up with computers around me my whole life. I started programming when I was a kid, and stuck with it ever since. I came across Linux around 1999 and have enjoyed working with it ever since.

For a job, I get to write software that runs on embedded Linux devices. I do everything from working on low-level drivers to writing shell scripts and even web apps.


Jun
4
reviewed Approve suggested edit on operator in if condition
Jun
4
reviewed Leave Open Getting Source as Flatfile and to remove the Carriage returns and \n …special charaters?
Jun
4
comment Getting Source as Flatfile and to remove the Carriage returns and \n …special charaters?
Is it suitable to remove all \n characters, or is there a special case when a \n is not desired?
Jun
4
reviewed Leave Open How to install ap-hotspot
Jun
3
awarded  Custodian
Jun
3
reviewed Reviewed Solaris - Inheriting by files the user's ownership of directory
Jun
3
accepted Why is almost every program complaining about my locale?
Jun
2
reviewed Close Can't connect to windows server with rdesktop - “No valid license available” error
May
24
reviewed Close debian: aptitude install sshfs > Couldn't find any package whose name
May
20
revised How is yum atomicity ensured?
added 47 characters in body
May
18
awarded  Custodian
May
18
answered How is yum atomicity ensured?
May
18
reviewed Leave Open How is yum atomicity ensured?
May
7
awarded  Notable Question
Apr
30
awarded  Notable Question
Apr
13
comment What is the Linux equivalent of DOS “dir /s /b filename”?
@sopalajo-de-arrierez If you do shopt -s globstar, it will probably work for you. Recursive globbing is a feature that is available only in some shells, and sometimes, it is not on by default.
Apr
11
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
30
awarded  Popular Question
Mar
12
awarded  Popular Question
Mar
10
comment How to report number of files in all subdirectories?
@toxalot you can if you have a find that supports -printf, but not if you want it to work on FreeBSD, for example.