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Jul
27
comment Why don't most common Linux package managers allow package installation for normal users?
It might be that I committed a duplicate: unix.stackexchange.com/q/5535/26489
Jul
27
comment Why don't most common Linux package managers allow package installation for normal users?
@steve: That's closer to what I want, but I wish there was something like this for yum or apt-get rather than rpm or dpkg. Having dependencies install themselves is nice.
Jul
27
comment Why don't most common Linux package managers allow package installation for normal users?
@steve: You're missing the point. I'm asking about installing the packages in my home directory.
Jul
27
comment Why don't most common Linux package managers allow package installation for normal users?
Yes and/or why was it decided not to include such functionality.
Jul
27
asked Why don't most common Linux package managers allow package installation for normal users?
Jun
20
comment monitor files (ala tail -f) in an entire directory (even new ones)
I would suggest -Q instead of -q.
Jun
20
awarded  Excavator
Jun
20
revised monitor files (ala tail -f) in an entire directory (even new ones)
Mention the command-line switches.
Jun
20
suggested approved edit on monitor files (ala tail -f) in an entire directory (even new ones)
Jun
5
answered How to see if a file has CAP_NET_ADMIN?
Jun
5
revised How to see if a file has CAP_NET_ADMIN?
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Jun
5
asked How to see if a file has CAP_NET_ADMIN?
Jan
22
accepted How to disable procps-ng 3.3.10 free wide output format?
Jan
21
comment How to disable procps-ng 3.3.10 free wide output format?
@jofel: it would, but my free doesn't seem to have one.
Jan
21
asked How to disable procps-ng 3.3.10 free wide output format?
Nov
20
revised Set default sound card in Pulse Audio
added 2 characters in body
Nov
8
suggested rejected edit on How do I print pi (3.14159)?
Nov
6
comment Which directory is taking up the most space
@TenLeftFingers: if you think that this answers your problem to a bigger degree than a currently accepted answer, please consider accepting this instead.
Nov
6
comment How to recompress 2 million gzip files without storing them twice?
Any compression program would do. If I can create a tar file of the decompressed-but-not-stored files, I can pipe it to any other program.