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Mar
4
answered rm -rf failing if deleting in parallel
Mar
3
answered Forcing sudo to prompt for a password
Feb
27
comment How do I configure the GNOME gdm login screen?
I should have added that the login screen is the background image for the gdm user. Previous versions of GDM supported themes, but it no longer does.
Feb
27
comment How do I configure the GNOME gdm login screen?
@thomas-owens I added some steps to try.
Feb
27
revised How do I configure the GNOME gdm login screen?
added 132 characters in body; added 12 characters in body
Feb
27
revised How do I configure the GNOME gdm login screen?
added 392 characters in body
Feb
27
answered How do I configure the GNOME gdm login screen?
Feb
24
revised How does one find and replace text in all open files with geany?
added headers
Feb
23
answered How does one find and replace text in all open files with geany?
Feb
22
awarded  Fanatic
Feb
20
comment What is the meaning of $? in a shell script?
It doesn't always signal an error. diff exits with a 0 if the compared files are the same, with a 1 if they are different, and 2 is an error.
Feb
17
comment Faster way than ping for checking if computer online?
I also use -s to send a smaller packet.
Feb
16
comment Can't ping broadcast
@jphenow - you find it like so: man ping Once inside the man program, do /broadcast. It jumps right to the relevant part.
Feb
15
answered rename directory of images numeric
Feb
15
comment How to split the terminal into more than one “view”?
Tmux also does this, and many terminal programs have split views and tabs.
Feb
15
answered Bash script IDE
Feb
15
revised ls pagination on MontaVista with BusyBox
Explanation about what code does
Feb
15
comment ls pagination on MontaVista with BusyBox
Okay, edited to be better.
Feb
15
revised ls pagination on MontaVista with BusyBox
better solution
Feb
15
comment ls pagination on MontaVista with BusyBox
Yeah - originally, I had a read there. It took a little bit to figure out why it wasn't working. You might be able to use read < /dev/console.