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Arch Linux user, occasional blogger, dilettante hacker, free software zealot...


Oct
25
comment Why should you not edit the .config kernel configuration file?
This isn't the case: you can edit it by hand and then use one of the edit interfaces and it will not overwrite these changes provided they don't conflict (which is the biiger issue, as described in Andreas Wiese's answer.
Oct
25
awarded  Refiner
Oct
25
comment Stripping directory paths to get file names
@Costas Note that using $NF breaks if the path includes the file name...
Oct
25
reviewed No Action Needed Use the same file link for both Linux and Windows
Oct
25
reviewed No Action Needed Boot to windows installer from USB drive in GNU Grub
Oct
25
reviewed Approve Stripping directory paths to get file names
Oct
25
comment Stripping directory paths to get file names
Yes. I was referring to the total solution (the shift and all): clever and illuminating: thanks.
Oct
25
comment Stripping directory paths to get file names
The IFS approach is inventive: nice work.
Oct
25
reviewed No Action Needed Where does `hostname` store the hostname that I've set?
Oct
25
comment Start/stop service script like Ubuntu for RedHat
I don't use Fedora, but they moved to it in 2011...
Oct
25
comment Start/stop service script like Ubuntu for RedHat
RedHat and Fedora use systemd now...
Oct
25
revised Stripping directory paths to get file names
Missed a couple of typos
Oct
25
answered Stripping directory paths to get file names
Oct
25
revised Stripping directory paths to get file names
Grammar and formatting
Oct
25
reviewed Reopen How did the Linux Kernel project track bugs in the Early Days?
Oct
25
reviewed Approve Why pidof and pgrep are behaving differently?
Oct
25
reviewed Edit Using `pidof` with `sh -c`
Oct
25
revised Using `pidof` with `sh -c`
added pidof tag
Oct
25
comment Start/stop service script like Ubuntu for RedHat
A systemd service file is how processes and daemons are managed in those distros.
Oct
25
reviewed Reject system-installation tag wiki excerpt