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Jun
30
comment Turn off buffering in pipe
@qdii stdbuf does not work with tee, because tee overwrites the defaults set by stdbuf. See the manual page of stdbuf.
Jun
10
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He has finished (C-x C-c).
Jan
21
comment Two ways to lock a password but only one to unlock
This has already been reported: bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=951743
Jan
15
comment Two ways to lock a password but only one to unlock
I was asking from the distribution point of view. If Red Hat ships an operating system with two tools for the same job, which are incompatible, this sounds at least as a distribution bug.
Sep
20
comment How can I reformat tabular data using AWK?
What is the problem? Write the script.
Aug
24
comment How do I use a font in .ttc format as the console font?
TTC is a container format containing more than one font file. See here how to convert TTF to PSF: unix.stackexchange.com/questions/17286/…
Sep
14
comment Using grep to read a paragraph on Solaris
Have you checked /opt/swf/bin for a GNU grep? It is probably not in the PATH.
Aug
30
comment Using sed to edit lines in a file with a variable
You can use $(seq $(wc -l <input.txt)) instead of {1..40} for all lines of a specific file.
May
13
comment Command to move a window to all desktops
Also does not work with Metacity 2.22.0. It seems to me that the wmctrl development is stalled. The last entry in the Changelog is from 2005. The problem is obvious. The program needs a new maintainer. If you like the program and if the program needs to be patched, do it. That is the way open source works.
May
11
comment Wrongly set chmod / 777. Problems?
SSH exits if the home directory is world readable. Setting everything to 777 is like doing everything as root.
May
11
comment Wrongly set chmod / 777. Problems?
Of course there are problems. SSH will fail for example.