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bio website segfault.net.nz
location Wellington, New Zealand
age 22
visits member for 3 years, 2 months
seen Nov 11 '13 at 21:45

Undergrad BSc Comp Sci @ Vic uni, New Zealand.
Koha ILS hacker.
Keen on Open source, Goju Ryu Karate, and gaming.

Language I am familiar with:

  • C (C89, C99)
  • Perl
  • Go
  • sh (ash, ksh, bash)
  • JavaScript
  • X86 assembly (Intel notation, NASM)
  • Python
  • C++
  • Java

Feb
9
awarded  Yearling
Feb
9
awarded  Yearling
Feb
4
comment How is the path to search for 'man' pages set?
@raxacoricofallapatorius those are platform specific so I am not sure, your question didn't specify platform.
Feb
3
revised How is the path to search for 'man' pages set?
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Feb
3
answered How is the path to search for 'man' pages set?
Feb
2
revised Blocking kernel updates with dpkg
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Feb
1
comment Blocking kernel updates with dpkg
@TKKocheran yes; you want to place a hold on the metapackage, rather than a specific version.
Jan
31
revised Blocking kernel updates with dpkg
added some more explanation about the dpkg output
Jan
31
revised Blocking kernel updates with dpkg
making answer clearer and more well formed, adding links and additional documentation.
Jan
31
answered Blocking kernel updates with dpkg
Dec
31
revised How cpu works in conky
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Dec
31
comment How cpu works in conky
Well it is the total usage across all cpus, so it is actually the average.
Dec
30
awarded  Commentator
Dec
30
comment Should stdin or filenames be discarded if both are provided?
generally if your program can support both then foo filename - for both filename and stdin(the -), only read from stdin if you are told to OR no filename is provided.
Dec
30
revised How cpu works in conky
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Dec
30
comment How cpu works in conky
Saying 'probably' without doing research isn't a helpful answer, this could be better placed in a comment.
Dec
30
answered How cpu works in conky
Dec
30
revised Color script output only when invoked from interactive shell
Making answer link explicit
Dec
30
comment Color script output only when invoked from interactive shell
@deepc I was actually referring to Mikel's answer, sorry for not specifying. I have corrected my answer to make it explicit. Cheers.
Dec
30
revised Color script output only when invoked from interactive shell
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