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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.


Oct
7
revised Regex to grep filler followed by signed float
fix formatting
Oct
7
revised Regex to grep filler followed by signed float
Add safety net for lines with trailing whitespace
Sep
4
revised How to replace the third character in number to other character
Add dropped characters in expression
Sep
2
revised How to find a position of a character using grep?
added 511 characters in body
Jul
18
revised Simple sed replacement of tabs mysteriously failing
added 93 characters in body
Jun
23
revised How to set variables from find+exec?
added 194 characters in body
Jun
5
revised Apply item replacement inside enumerate in Perl regex?
added 99 characters in body
Jun
5
revised Apply item replacement inside enumerate in Perl regex?
Add documentation link
May
18
revised How is yum atomicity ensured?
added 255 characters in body
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.