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Sep
10
comment Why does cat x >> x loop?
@MarkPlotnick You should post an answer
Sep
9
comment virtualbox keeps showing error “Kernel driver not installed”
Generally when people represent the shell prompt with # instead of $, it means they're running as root
Sep
7
comment grep works fine in command line but returns nothing in script
Interesting definition of "found my own mistake" :)
Sep
5
comment Haskell, C++, AWK, Bash, Lisp … Which one is faster?
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about programming. See What kind of topics can I ask about here? in the FAQ.
Sep
3
comment What is ELF Magic?
@slebetman My use of "magic" comes from the ELF spec: "A file's first 4 bytes hold a 'magic number,' identifying the file as an ELF object file"
Sep
2
comment What is ELF Magic?
If you want to get really technical, the first 16 bytes are the "identification" (e_ident), of which the first 4 bytes are the magic number (EI_MAG0 through EI_MAG3)
Aug
26
comment Audio cuts in and out after upgrading from Ubuntu 12.10 -> 13.10
This seems rather VLC-specific; he's having problems with audio system-wide
Aug
25
comment Show the time as well as the date that a file was modified?
Would move to Ask Ubuntu, but already answered there
Aug
12
comment How simulate a Windows like admin password prompt in Linux?
Logging into root with su is perfectly fine, you just shouldn't live your whole life in there. If you want to make a command only executable by root, go for it
Aug
10
comment tar exits on “Cannot stat: No such file of directory”, why?
@Bernhard Well, his error was that he was using tar wrong, although it's nice to at least mention what the key difference is (moving -f to the end)
Aug
10
comment tar exits on “Cannot stat: No such file of directory”, why?
It doesn't need hyphens, but they shouldn't be a problem, they're just optional
Aug
6
comment to run script over several folders?
Do you have a list of folders, or do you want it to scan the whole drive?
Aug
1
comment “usb 3-2: can't set config #1, error -110” - USB keyboard works in Windows 8 laptop but on PC only until Linux boots
I think error -110 means insufficient power. Did you plug the keyboard into an unpowered hub?
Jul
24
comment Creating an alias for a bash script
@HalosGhost How do you figure? It's the first thing I would think of too, it would cause exactly this
Jul
24
comment Creating an alias for a bash script
@garethTheRed It would say ./menuScript.sh: command not found
Jul
18
comment Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2)
Well, you said you started MySQL and it said "failed" -- you can't just ignore that, that's why mysqld.sock is missing. How did you try to start it? Does it say anything besides "failed"?
Jul
11
comment How can one ensure bandwidth is not hijacked?
@Patrick The question is "how to stop people from wgetting my website all day long". This is a rule that (I think) detects wget via user agent and forwards all requests to nowhere
Jul
4
comment IRSSI parse chat messages
You want a bot run through your IRC client? That would be very strange, normally they connect separately
Jun
26
comment How to live a Pleskless life?
Agree with this answer -- you're basically asking "how do I run a Linux server". There are infinite subquestions in that
Jun
24
comment Howto run interactive commands, as another user
@mikeserv I'd really rather not suspend your account, but I thought I was pretty clear last time: stop with the comments