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Sports: running,swimming,cycling

Techie: LAMP, Vim, Zsh, Cygwin

Being an "Expert" in your own small pond is kind of lonely when you get stuck yourself so it's fantastic to have access to the hive at Stackoverflow


Dec
16
awarded  Commentator
Dec
16
comment Vim mappings stop working
This mapping works for me in gvim but not vim .
Dec
15
comment Vim mappings stop working
type :map to see what vim thinks it has got mapped
Dec
8
answered What makes grep consider a file to be binary?
Oct
14
revised Building zsh without admin priv: No terminal handling library found
info
Sep
26
answered Building zsh without admin priv: No terminal handling library found
Sep
24
awarded  Autobiographer
Sep
18
revised Replace several strings with other string in several files
more info
Sep
17
revised Replace several strings with other string in several files
more info
Sep
17
revised Replace several strings with other string in several files
more info
Sep
17
revised Replace several strings with other string in several files
more info
Sep
17
revised Replace several strings with other string in several files
info
Sep
17
answered Replace several strings with other string in several files
Sep
8
revised rename files with rename command
more examples
Sep
3
answered rename files with rename command
Aug
16
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?
added 150 characters in body
Jul
25
asked copying parallel directories Why does cp -r work this way?