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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.


Mar
20
revised Which directories are writeable in a system following FHS?
Restore `find` option for portability and add note of GNU enhancement
Mar
20
revised Which directories are writeable in a system following FHS?
added 60 characters in body
Mar
20
revised Which directories are writeable in a system following FHS?
deleted 8 characters in body
Nov
28
revised How do you find what keys the “erase” and “line-kill” characters are in Ubuntu?
Expand answer with examples.
Nov
20
revised lsof: show files open as read-write
Add more direct answer showing output parsing
Nov
20
revised lsof: show files open as read-write
added 14 characters in body
Jun
14
revised Using sed, how to format one word per line, removing white space
Add `-s` to fix too hasty posting!
Feb
17
revised What's the difference between a hard links and copied files?
added 104 characters in body
Feb
16
revised Understanding /etc/aliases and what it does
deleted 2 characters in body
Feb
16
revised Understanding /etc/aliases and what it does
Add `newalias` usage.
Oct
18
revised sed on OSX insert at a certain line
Correct original post to use `-n` instead of `-p` and add explanation.
Oct
4
revised How to make executable of all files excluding a few file types?
Add alternative solution.
Oct
4
revised How to make executable of all files excluding a few file types?
added 6 characters in body
Oct
4
revised How to make executable of all files excluding a few file types?
Address presence of other C extensions
Oct
1
revised Purpose and typical usage of /etc/rc.local
added 289 characters in body
Sep
14
revised Recovered deleted files on Mac by command line
Clarify orginal posting.
Sep
7
revised Comment all lines in a text file?
Add switch dropped when suggesting Perl alternative