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A Perl enthusiast, I earn my living doing Unix/Linux system administration and light systems programming. In a former life I was an ALGOL systems programmer before finding my real love was for Unix. My education is scientific with a Master of Science degree.


Dec
5
awarded  Nice Answer
Oct
13
answered Different sizes after copy
Oct
11
answered Creating a specific sized LVM logical volume at the end of a physical volume
Oct
8
answered last command only shows few days worth of logins
Oct
7
revised Regex to grep filler followed by signed float
fix formatting
Oct
7
comment Regex to grep filler followed by signed float
@jake If this solved your problem, feel free to "accept" the answer.
Oct
7
comment Regex to grep filler followed by signed float
@jake Do you lines have trailing whitespace? If so, use `\s*$' as I noted.
Oct
7
revised Regex to grep filler followed by signed float
Add safety net for lines with trailing whitespace
Oct
7
answered Regex to grep filler followed by signed float
Oct
6
awarded  Good Answer
Sep
24
awarded  Autobiographer
Sep
24
reviewed Approve Reasons behind the default groups and users on Linux
Sep
22
comment Extract text from one iteration of top
top -n1 will run just one iteration.
Sep
6
awarded  Yearling
Sep
4
revised How to replace the third character in number to other character
Add dropped characters in expression
Sep
4
answered How to replace the third character in number to other character
Sep
2
revised How to find a position of a character using grep?
added 511 characters in body
Sep
2
answered How to find a position of a character using grep?
Sep
1
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Aug
30
awarded  Nice Answer