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Sep
24
asked For filenames, are underscores or dashes more common in Unix file names?
Sep
20
asked How do I decide whether to make a command a shell script or an alias?
Sep
17
comment Want to search for two consecutive lines with at least n characters
Thank you. This works.
Sep
17
accepted Want to search for two consecutive lines with at least n characters
Sep
17
comment Want to search for two consecutive lines with at least n characters
This almost works, but it seems to smoosh together the words of the first line shown.
Sep
17
asked Want to search for two consecutive lines with at least n characters
Apr
26
awarded  Yearling
Jan
24
accepted How can I use `find` and sort the results by mtime?
Jan
24
accepted Is the `ed` editor useful for any purpose besides emergencies and batch editing?
Jan
24
asked How can I use `find` and sort the results by mtime?
Jan
19
asked Is there any way to have console (rogue) mode programs take over only part of the terminal screen?
Jan
3
accepted What is the file-naming convention for regular text files?
Jan
3
asked What is the file-naming convention for regular text files?
Nov
3
accepted How can I trigger a script when a certain port becomes available for requests?
Nov
1
asked How can I trigger a script when a certain port becomes available for requests?
Oct
14
accepted How can I move a process into the background and also silence its output?
Oct
14
asked How can I move a process into the background and also silence its output?
May
26
asked Is the `ed` editor useful for any purpose besides emergencies and batch editing?
May
26
comment What are the virtues of multitasking with traditional job control vs Tmux/Screen?
Good advice. I have been using tmux for a few months, after using Gnu screen for a year. But there are weird issues like freezes and hangs, and abnormal behavior when trying to open a pdf browser from the command line, etc.
May
26
accepted What are the virtues of multitasking with traditional job control vs Tmux/Screen?