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Aug
27
revised I accidentally chmod -R +x on a directory. How do I restore the correct permissions?
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Aug
27
comment I accidentally chmod -R +x on a directory. How do I restore the correct permissions?
@Larry in the future you should probably use some variant of +x rather than raping all permissions, and possibly causing writes on all files.
Aug
27
revised I accidentally chmod -R +x on a directory. How do I restore the correct permissions?
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Aug
27
revised I accidentally chmod -R +x on a directory. How do I restore the correct permissions?
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Aug
27
answered I accidentally chmod -R +x on a directory. How do I restore the correct permissions?
Aug
27
revised Support for usb 3.0?
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Aug
26
comment Preserve bash history in multiple terminal windows
@durin42 actually... zsh handles the second point to if you set up the history stuff right.
Aug
26
comment How can I edit a large file in place?
I think vim has a 4G limit (could be wrong) but I don't think it does it in place (could be wrong).
Aug
25
comment Which laptop is most compatible with Linux?
I'd like to state that I don't actually agree with closing this...
Aug
25
comment Concern about logging in as root overrated?
@David I know that ;) that's kinda the point
Aug
25
answered Caching bugzilla webpages for offline use
Aug
25
revised How to set up two-factor authentication with OTP on FreeBSD?
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Aug
25
revised Is nohup indefinite?
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Aug
25
revised Is nohup indefinite?
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Aug
25
comment Is there a way to make the prompt definition multiline?
@Sandy can't blame a guy for hoping for some sort of switch like perls regex switch.
Aug
25
comment Which laptop is most compatible with Linux?
@David some models were removed from that... though I don't know which ones. I know the Dell I bought was, but it's a desktop, thought I read a couple months ago that another model was removed from it.
Aug
25
comment Where did the “wheel” group get its name?
Find out which unix system first used it... and then try to find the people working there at that time and ask them.
Aug
25
comment Nano syntax highlighting for C# and/or ASP. Net
Ugh... this really makes me hope my proposal gets some traction because I kinda feel that this has no business here.... this is a site about unix not development environments.
Aug
25
comment Advice on running a headless laptop
No cautionary tales... but I can imagine your biggest problem would be from heat, laptops suffer from heat problems naturally and aren't really designed to run 24/7
Aug
24
comment Which laptop is most compatible with Linux?
@KeithB most of the answers so far aren't very model specific, more vendor. I don't think they'll be out of date that quickly.