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Jun
17
suggested approved edit on history tag wiki excerpt
Jun
17
asked How to exclude command from history list, but to keep it in “live” history?
Jun
17
awarded  Popular Question
Jun
10
revised “history” stops working when run inside bash script
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Jun
8
revised “history” stops working when run inside bash script
Cosmetics: boldface looks better with a lone i than italic does :P
Jun
8
comment How to use wget to download from hosting sites?
I'd just like to add that Sheharyar uses Firebug in this screenshot. This is to everybody (including me) who tried to do this in Inspector (which is unfortunately not possible).
May
9
comment How can I find and replace with a new line?
@Iain GNU sed and sed (some of which are strictly POSIX-compliant) need not necessarily be the same...And I am pretty sure the functionality you tested is guaranteed on GNU sed only. With the others, it may - or may not - work. Like playing poker. :-)
May
1
revised KDE opens .deb files with ar instead of a package manager
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May
1
comment KDE opens .deb files with ar instead of a package manager
@derobert Thank you for speaking up and for pointing that out in full detail.
May
1
revised KDE opens .deb files with ar instead of a package manager
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May
1
comment KDE opens .deb files with ar instead of a package manager
@VillaCaleb Well, you would actually have done dpkg -i at the same place where you did the aptitude call, and that is at the terminal prompt in bash. Please note that this is only necessary once apt-get fails. As in your case it did not fail, you may just disregard that.---Besides, thanks for accepting my answer; frankly, I would not even have dreamt about it, as I got some criticism for it ("off base" and things) ;) But: who laughs last laughs best (proverb). :P
May
1
revised KDE opens .deb files with ar instead of a package manager
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May
1
comment KDE opens .deb files with ar instead of a package manager
@Celada Listen, I am seriously willing to delete my answer IF I have a proof that it is off base. But the OP has got to return first to know exactly...You're merely assuming that Jordan's answer is spot-on, but you can't know for sure either unless we get some feedback from that dude...
May
1
answered KDE opens .deb files with ar instead of a package manager
Apr
28
comment Duplicate sources.list entry
@Raymond_W Agree to Jason. Without your sources.list file, nobody of us can help - period. So please remember to supply it if you still want help about this issue.
Apr
28
comment How do I deal with directories that have spaces in their names from `find`?
Just to make one thing clear: for the OP's question, the for loop is indeed unnecessary BUT ... it is not necessarily redundant, especially not for bash beginners. For example, if you use two loop variables i and j (with j being an altered i) or simply a couple different statements, the for loop approach (though frowned upon) is easier to comprehend than teaching them the pro solution of -exec sh -c ... which is as if you attempted to teach calculus to a person that only ever learned about basic arithmetics.
Apr
26
revised sed - remove the very last occurrence of a string (a comma) in a file?
grammar correction in title
Apr
26
suggested approved edit on sed - remove the very last occurrence of a string (a comma) in a file?
Apr
26
revised How to erase duplicate repository?
Nonsense, nothing to do with ppas.
Apr
26
suggested approved edit on How to erase duplicate repository?