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My main interest is computers. I'm a Gentoo Linux user since 2004. I'm also interested in mathematics, physics and in environmental issues.


Oct
2
asked Interactively deleting files from a list
Oct
1
comment How to get the relative paths with ls?
I'm curious: is there any particular reason to use -f2- instead of -f2 as an option to cut? What's the second dash for?
Oct
1
answered How to properly align partitions?
Sep
29
revised Got less output with print0 option on find?
commands are now properly formatted
Sep
29
suggested suggested edit on Got less output with print0 option on find?
Sep
29
revised Arch Linux and optional dependencies
added additional informations
Sep
26
revised Does the filesystem influence flash drive speed?
wrong use of backticks; other minor improvements
Sep
26
suggested suggested edit on Does the filesystem influence flash drive speed?
Sep
25
asked How to properly align partitions?
Sep
24
comment For filenames, are underscores or dashes more common in Unix file names?
This question may be interesting.
Sep
24
comment Arch Linux and optional dependencies
But I wonder why missing packages that lead to "not found" entries are considered optional.
Sep
23
comment Encode with ffmpeg using avi to mp4
I think it's better to use ffprobe -i infile.avi instead of ffmpeg -i infile.avi for getting informations, as the latter results in the "At least one output file must be specified" error.
Sep
23
revised Problem with find and variables
improved spelling
Sep
23
suggested suggested edit on Problem with find and variables
Sep
23
revised How to change the prompt in Linux?
removed useless phrase; improved formatting; added meaning of \$; PS1 content was not consistent with displayed text
Sep
23
comment How to change the prompt in Linux?
For details, see the PROMPTING section with man bash.
Sep
23
suggested suggested edit on How to change the prompt in Linux?
Sep
23
revised Arch Linux and optional dependencies
clarified my question
Sep
23
comment Arch Linux and optional dependencies
No, the message is clearly visible when I launch XChat GUI.
Sep
23
comment Arch Linux and optional dependencies
I may be wrong, but software should be installed in such a way that the user should not be alarmed by error messages, even if they are relatively innocuous.