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answered Print a message from the left-hand side of a pipe
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comment Check for existence of files prior to acting on them
Be careful: there's an entire class of bugs that can happen if you have time interval between check and use: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_of_check_to_time_of_use These bugs can be particularly hard to ferret out, as the code certainly looks correct.
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comment Why does a new directory have a hard link count of 2 before anything is added to it?
Extremely similar or related questions: unix.stackexchange.com/questions/22664/…, unix.stackexchange.com/questions/22664/…, unix.stackexchange.com/questions/21847/…
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answered route traffic out different gateway by destination network
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revised Print some fields of /etc/passwd
Add awk and sed examples. Also add advice. Elaborate on option semantics.
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revised Print some fields of /etc/passwd
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answered Print some fields of /etc/passwd
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answered How does dispatcher work?
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comment Why does linux-based laptops have weak wifi signal in comparison to windows-based laptop?
I'veseen this a few times, too. My suspicion is that either (a) Windows isn't telling the truth, (b) the driver isn't telling Windows the truth (c) the Windows driver takes advantage of the wireless hardware better than the Linux driver.
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answered Strip most frequent words from text
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revised Pipe assigns variable
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revised Is there an algorithm to decide if a symlink loops?
Clarify what ELOOP denotes.