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Apr
25
comment Compress and remove original directory with limited storage
Your title is misleading. Why do you want to compress if you want to remove it anyway? Or do you want to move+compress it to another drive?
Apr
24
comment Being Prompted for Password After Already Registered Public Key On server
Looks like your /etc/ssh/ssh_config was overwritten with something else. Can you show its contents (the first 10 lines)?
Apr
21
comment Need help parsing a filename and adding it to a text file
$FN is wrong there, try $file. And don't use cat, just do strings $file | sort ....
Apr
19
comment What is the best way to setup 3 HDDs with 3 OS on one computer?
Instead of using real harddisks, allow booting from USB and run any OS.
Apr
18
comment Segmentation fault (core dumped) - to where? what is it? and why?
Usually you only need the command gdb path-to-your-binary path-to-corefile, then info stack followed by Ctrl-d. The only worrying thing is that core-dumping is a usual thing for you.
Apr
11
comment How to FG a Background Process without jobs, fg, etc
I propose the use of tmux or screen, this will solve all your needs.
Apr
10
comment Bash redirection in sub (called / spawned) scripts
Change wall | email.txt to wall <email.txt, and remove the line with exit99.
Apr
8
comment Installing Driver on Linux
Did you download the source code? What was the commandline you tried?
Apr
5
comment Get Linux architecture from /proc filesystem
Check the output of cat /proc/version or cat /proc/cpuinfo.
Apr
2
comment Redhat Linux Server : Plone installation
Now are you on Debian or on Redhat? Have you tried to use yum instead of apt-get?
Apr
1
comment Cannot cleanup ghost mount points
That above should be lsof +D /mnt and fuser -m /mnt.
Apr
1
comment Cannot cleanup ghost mount points
Tho you can't see those dirs, there may be one or more processes using them. Try if they are shown with fuser /mnt or lsof /mnt.
Mar
30
comment Intermediate programmer seeks comprehensible info on which blobs are included in the Linux kernel, 4.2
Download the kernel code from kernel.org and check out all files beyond the Documentation directory. You might find out that there is no version 4.2 there.
Mar
26
comment $sudo ls -l boot returns ls: cannot access root: No such file or directory
Obviously root is not in / after the sudo-command. Try sudo ls -l /boot instead.
Mar
26
comment <defunct> processes remain behind
What program generates these processes? It should either set SIGCHLD to SIG_IGN or call a wait() function.
Mar
26
comment Fans always spinning at max. speed
fancontrol is just a shellscript, can you run it (as root) with sh -x and see where or why it fails?
Mar
20
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Mar
18
comment Solaris tar: “symbolic link failed: Not a directory”
Obviously Solaris tar is not like Gnu tar. Aren't there any hints on the Solaris man page for tar?
Mar
12
comment What should I backup?
The question is: what would you missing the next day, if someone stole your desktop during the night? Isn't it about time to switch to a tablet (use it at home with big screen, keyboard and mouse), that does continuesly updates?
Mar
12
revised How to create a large file in UNIX?
The extension was missing twice.