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Apr
15
comment Displaying emails with mutt
What's the output of file /var/spool/mail/myname?
Mar
29
comment Question on environmental variable
I don't think you need to change the PATH. If you can run java -version it means that java is already in the PATH. All you have to do is set the variable JAVA_HOME.
Mar
25
comment How to remotely send a keypress to an X11 application?
Maybe this will help you? doctort.org/adam/nerd-notes/x11-fake-keypress-event.html
Mar
25
comment Protection from malware on a Linux “desktop”
The best protection against malware is not running untrusted binaries in your computer. In other words do not install & run software that isn't cryptographically signed by a source that you trust.
Mar
24
comment How do I remove “permission denied” printout statements from the find program?
@vonbrand it's necessary if you rely on find's exit status, because these permission errors make find exit with non-zero status
Mar
22
comment Using parameters in a script
If you call your script with mmcopy jpg -3d then you can use the variables $1 and $2 in your script, which will expand to jpg and -3d respectively. These variables are called positional parameters.
Mar
22
comment How to sort the string which combined with string + numeric using bash script?
Do you know how portable is this? This option doesn't seem to be part of the POSIX spec.
Mar
21
accepted How to use ^#$ as record separator in awk?
Mar
21
comment How to use ^#$ as record separator in awk?
@don_crissti yes, it should preserve the # I forgot about it - question edited
Mar
21
revised How to use ^#$ as record separator in awk?
corrected intended output
Mar
21
revised How to use ^#$ as record separator in awk?
added intended output
Mar
21
comment How to use ^#$ as record separator in awk?
@Skaperen no, the data looks like #\nrecord one\n#\nrecord two and each record consists of multiple \n-separated fields.
Mar
21
asked How to use ^#$ as record separator in awk?
Mar
13
revised How to mass rename files with ill-formed numbering?
added note detailing the circumstances under which the solution won't work
Mar
13
answered How to mass rename files with ill-formed numbering?
Mar
9
comment What does the ouput of `du` mean?
@Miline ls -s reports different sizes as well
Mar
9
accepted What does the ouput of `du` mean?
Mar
9
asked What does the ouput of `du` mean?
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