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Apr
6
comment Automatically enable systemd services installed using deb?
I've worked around the problem by calling dh_systemd_enable (to make the service run by default) and dh_systemd_start (to actually start it after installation) manually from the override_dh_auto_install target in rules, but I still don't understand why it doesn't get called automatically - as promised in its documentation.
Apr
6
asked Automatically enable systemd services installed using deb?
Apr
2
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
27
comment `apt update` failed on Debian Linux
It did fail to update the repositories, and it did fail to update new security updates from Google and Opera. This move (to break SHA-1 only repositories) is Debian exercising their power to enforce security on the backs of the users by preventing them from getting security updates. Also see juliank.wordpress.com/2016/03/15/… where it was said: "This means that it feels like SHA1 support is dropped, because sources without SHA2 won’t work; but the SHA1 signatures will still be used in addition to the SHA2 ones" ?!!? how is that not dropping sha1?
Mar
15
comment Is there a graphical pager?
@Scantlight: to "ease their pain" ;-)
Mar
15
accepted Is there a graphical pager?
Mar
15
comment Is there a graphical pager?
@Sparhawk - now that's something I can get behind! I need to try man <some gui app> more: Kate is my preferred editor and I wasn't even aware it had all those useful flags :-) . It does basically everything I need, even running on Mac (with some fiddling). If only you'd post it as an answer...
Mar
15
comment Is there a graphical pager?
@terdon: meh, looks like too much scripting for just running some greps.
Mar
15
comment Is there a graphical pager?
@Sparhawk - but then again, gvim is not much different than less: except being its own window, it has basically the same features and the same "non user interface" ;-)
Mar
15
comment Is there a graphical pager?
@don_crissti: cool, I didn't think of using - as the input specification for gedit. It works nicely, though I think the leafpad solution is cleaner for about the same capabilities. Other editors I've tried using - with didn't work well :-(
Mar
15
comment Is there a graphical pager?
@terdon - I'm not sure why you say there isn't much point. The main problem with a temp file is that they're not that temporary, you have to remember to delete them. Also when you run multiple things at the same time - messing with files easily gets out of hand.
Mar
15
comment Is there a graphical pager?
Nice, I wasn't familiar with leafpad. I think its the only text editor that does this. The only downside I can see, compared to less, is that it supports BiDi "too well" and if my log lines start with Hebrew dates then the entire log line is right aligned. its worse if only some lines start with Hebwer. I found no way to disable that.
Mar
15
revised Is there a graphical pager?
talk about the deficiencies of zenity
Mar
15
asked Is there a graphical pager?
Feb
4
comment sed insert character at specific positions
Yes, you are correct - I was confusing with another program. Though sed -i does retain some metadata, under (what I believe is) acceptable measures given specific conditions. For specific details, see this answer - unix.stackexchange.com/a/146054/4323 .
Feb
4
comment sed insert character at specific positions
Can you please explain your refrain from -i? Without it the process of changing a file is mv file file.new;sed '...' < file.new > file;rm file.new which is cumbersome and unsafe against multiple users. In place editing has the additional advantage that given a small enough file (under the system default buffer size, which is quite large for text files) the edit is atomic in respect to other users)
Jan
30
awarded  Yearling
Jan
5
comment “at” jobs stuck?
That directory does not exist. I've updated the question with what I think you wanted to know. The syslog has nothing to say about at
Jan
5
revised “at” jobs stuck?
added list of files
Jan
5
awarded  Curious