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Nov
19
revised parametric aliases in csh to add export command
added 308 characters in body
Nov
18
revised Is test or [ or [[ more portable both between bash shells and between other shells?
formatting improvements
Nov
18
revised how to run multiple versions of one shell on a single machine
explained the need for working across multiple shells
Nov
18
revised Which *nix distro is most lightweight for running virtual machines?
minor grammar fixes, along with improved clarity on one point to pass the 6-character requirement
Nov
17
revised What makes an operating system “Unix-Like”?
The Internet is a network of networks. What the author really meant was that he found it on the web, not the internet.
Oct
17
revised How to transpose command line arguments with emacs keybindings?
fixed formatting of keys
Oct
17
revised How to transpose command line arguments with emacs keybindings?
Updated to make example given closer to real life: with punctuation
Aug
15
revised Set a network range in the no_proxy environment variable
added 204 characters in body
Aug
1
revised Succinct way to respond to user input?
fixed formatting of inline code, as well as improved readability by changing function name
Aug
1
revised Copy files from remote server to local, ignoring existing files (rsync not available)
fixed grammar ("with ignoring"???) and clarified question ("ignoring existing files on the destination server" is misleading when it's actually files that exist ***locally*** that he wants to ignore on the server)
Aug
1
revised How to execute a remote command and pass in local file as input?
OP simply wants the local file to be input, therefore is not acting *on* (that is, modifying) the local file. The previous title implied acting on (modifying) the file locally.
Jul
21
revised Simple sed replacement of tabs mysteriously failing
added 260 characters in body
Jul
18
revised Simple sed replacement of tabs mysteriously failing
deleted 1 character in body
Jul
3
revised Strip color on OS X with BSD sed (or any other tool)
added 2 characters in body
Jul
2
revised Strip color on OS X with BSD sed (or any other tool)
added 3 characters in body
Jun
30
revised How to make a variable from a subshell available in the parent shell
fix error
Jun
22
revised What is the correct form of the HostnameSuffixes SSH keyword?
added 96 characters in body
Jun
22
revised What is the correct name for the “>” command
clarifying: > might "add" to an existing file, but it would first clobber the existing contents; "append" makes the situation crystal clear
Feb
19
revised Is it possible to find out which files are setting/adding to environment variables, and their order of precedence?
spelling correction and some extra nonsense to force SE to allow me to make the first change
Jan
16
revised How to hide files from Bash?
correcting question based on feedback pointing out I mixed up the way SetFile works on OS X