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Sep
11
comment Concatenate lines by first column (AWK or SED)
@tiny - I was assuming the ordering needed to be preserved. Is this not the case (this answer produces ordering corresponding to the hashing mechanism, not your original order)?
Sep
11
revised Concatenate lines by first column (AWK or SED)
better string function
Sep
11
answered Concatenate lines by first column (AWK or SED)
Sep
11
revised How can I do the equivalent of tail -f with ls?
added an example using diff
Sep
11
answered How can I do the equivalent of tail -f with ls?
Sep
11
comment How do I get Synaptic's detailed description pane back?
I understand your point, but this doesn't help me. You only get single-line summaries with your command. Synaptic actually shows those too, as a column on the far right, although you can't see them in my screenshot. What I am interested in is easily scanning the paragraph of text below the summary line.
Sep
10
awarded  Student
Sep
10
asked How do I get Synaptic's detailed description pane back?
Sep
10
comment Combining multiple commands into a single line
Try replacing your | symbols with ; instead: find -name deleteme.tar; tar -xvf deleteme.tar; rm -r delete/*
Sep
10
revised Root permission - username ALL=(ALL) ALL does not work
spelling, grammar
Sep
10
suggested suggested edit on Root permission - username ALL=(ALL) ALL does not work
Sep
10
comment How to setup password-less ssh with RSA keys
Seems there's not much you haven't tried. My only suggestion: Here is a similar issue, where the fix was to specify protocol version 1 before generating the keys: lists.debian.org/debian-user/2003/02/msg01972.html
Sep
10
comment How to setup password-less ssh with RSA keys
Someone with the same issue as you. Unfortunately, doesn't look like it got solved. :( serverfault.com/questions/299051/what-does-this-ssh-error-mean
Sep
10
comment Stop user being able to access live CD environment or recovery mode?
If network access is the core issue, you could consider just removing the network card. You can always plug in a usb network interface to do updates etc.
Sep
10
comment Expanding a partition in Ubuntu
@Desmond Hume - Yes, you can't screw around with partitions from your live system! That would be a bit like trying to give yourself an appendectomy. You need someone else - a surgeon - to perform the operation for you. In this case, a running environment not dependent on the disk (a live CD).
Sep
9
comment Expanding a partition in Ubuntu
Not sure I fully understand the question. Can you not right click on /dev/sda2, choose 'resize/move', and then shunt it along the disk? And then resize /dev/sda1 up to the remaining space? Or just remove and recreate /dev/sda2, after expanding /dev/sda1 (it's only swap you've got in there, after all)?
Sep
9
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
9
comment How can I enable URL rewriting on a DD-WRT router?
Router rewrites are one thing, and interesting, but your specific use case has some holes. There are many, many search engines. How will you censor all of them? And even if you do, there are always proxies, and personal messages, and message boards, and... And off topic here, but consider: is this really a good idea?
Sep
9
answered A simple hierarchical task list (that lets you cross out tasks) for linux in the Ubuntu repositories?
Sep
7
answered Comment all lines in a text file?