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I've been using Linux and Unix professionally since 1995, mostly in Linux-related sysadmin/systems architect jobs supporting academia. I generally know my stuff, but am very happy to learn something new and to be corrected when I'm wrong. Currently, I am the Fedora Project Leader.


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revised Make many subdirectories at once
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Aug
5
comment Make many subdirectories at once
@StéphaneChazelas Yes. I just think it's a good habit to always use, unless there's a very good reason to use plain -exec. It's also the case that the depth options might not be needed at all in the specific scenario needed — could be just find * with the -depth option. (But they're good to generally be comfortable with!)
Aug
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revised Make many subdirectories at once
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Aug
5
revised Make many subdirectories at once
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Aug
4
answered Make many subdirectories at once
Jul
28
answered Upgrading Linux (Fedora) with LUKS encrypted volume
Jul
25
awarded  fedora
Jul
24
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
24
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
21
awarded  Custodian
Jul
21
reviewed Leave Open Updating PHP to Gaurd Against Mayhem Malware
Jul
21
reviewed Looks OK transfer a file to remote dir only if doesn't exist without replacing
Jul
21
comment transfer a file to remote dir only if doesn't exist without replacing
What if the file is created in the meantime? Perhaps even more crucially, what if there is some other error in the first connection?
Jul
21
accepted How do I diagnose a font rendering problem?
Jul
21
comment How do I diagnose a font rendering problem?
Perfect! Although substituting Arial for Helvetica might count as blasphemy; I went with MgOpen Moderna instead.
Jul
21
comment How do I diagnose a font rendering problem?
@Wilf Yes, I'm using that -- it says Helvetica Regular, and under that, smaller, "system"
Jul
21
asked How do I diagnose a font rendering problem?
Jul
17
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
12
comment Why does Alt+SysRq+B not always trigger while REISU do?
Yep! There are "gaming" or "professional" keyboards that do register all keys separately. Search for "n-key rollover", or NKRO. (Das Keyboard is one example. I have no affiliation with them except I love mine.)
Jul
10
answered Error Installing Libatlas