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Aug
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comment Quote escaping struggle with grep and sed
so you can test above echo '<a href="fred.php" name="my file">' | grep -oP 'name="\K[^"]*'
Jul
25
comment copying parallel directories Why does cp -r work this way?
That's cleared up why there is differential behaviour I hadn't understood the concept of a bin
Jul
25
comment copying parallel directories Why does cp -r work this way?
that works as you say but now I'm more confused!
Jul
25
revised copying parallel directories Why does cp -r work this way?
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Jul
25
asked copying parallel directories Why does cp -r work this way?
Jul
24
comment Reverse grepping
The advantage of this approach is that you can tweak the Perl to do anything you want.
Jul
24
revised Reverse grepping
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revised Reverse grepping
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23
revised Reverse grepping
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23
revised Reverse grepping
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23
revised Reverse grepping
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Jul
23
answered Reverse grepping
Jul
18
revised mkdir with date function behaves differently in script
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Jul
18
answered mkdir with date function behaves differently in script
Jul
17
answered Filename completion in gvim
Jun
29
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Jun
26
answered Why can't Vim open a 100 MB text file when I have 16 GB RAM?
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21
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