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answered How to bring up a wi-fi interface from a command line?
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answered how to select, copy columns of different file to form new files
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Aug
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comment understanding /dev/disk/by- folders
On my system (x86_64 Arch linux, installed within the last 3 months) all of the /dev/disk/by-*/ entries comprise symbolic links to /dev/sd[ab][1234567] block device files. Of what use are these various naming schemes?
Aug
14
revised Receiving Syslog messages with a systemd Arch Linux
Update with my workaround, which isn't really a solution.
Aug
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answered Why command `ls -d` only print the `.` directory?
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answered Daemon not running when started over ssh
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answered How to ftp as root?
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revised Strange temporary network outage in Linux
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answered Strange temporary network outage in Linux
Aug
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comment Viewing very wide files
If you use vim on a file with 5200-character long lines, do ":set nowrap" and ":syntax off", otherwise you will get amazingly poor response times from vim.
Jul
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awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
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comment Receiving Syslog messages with a systemd Arch Linux
Yes, agreed. How do I get systemd to run something that listens on UDP port 514, or to listen on port 514 for syslog-format messages? On my current elderly server, the syslogd process has UDP port 514 open. On my new Arch server, nothing listens on UDP port 514. How do I get something to do that listening?
Jul
25
comment find -exec {} vs. find -exec '{}'
My persoal find usage is very rudimentary, but I habitually backslash the curly brackets: find . -exec whatever \{\} \;
Jul
17
comment How can I know if the current kernel was compiled with a certain option enabled?
This only works if kernel is compiled with CONFIG_IKCONFIG_PROC set.
Jul
16
answered Contents of stack area of a process
Jul
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answered Current environmental variables of a process
Jul
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asked Receiving Syslog messages with a systemd Arch Linux
Jul
13
comment What to do after cancelled “rm -rf /usr/” on Arch?
@Anna - please update your question if and when you try something, so that at least I know what to do for my Arch installations. I think you've hit a corner case - not many people have done what you've done, at least publically. Upvoted answers might be wrong answers in your situation.
Jul
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