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May
23
comment Which one works faster - regular operators (such as <,>,=) or using (-lt, -gt, -eq)? and why?
It depends on your shell and whether the test operators are builtins or not
Apr
25
answered Security implications of forgetting to quote a variable in bash/POSIX shells
Mar
15
comment Disassemble a RAID 1 arragement without removing/reinstalling the system
Looking at the fdisk output you provided, there is only one partition marked fd. So I do not think RAID 1 is set up and running on your system.
Mar
15
comment How to delete remaining files of removed user?
The above command just does a find of files that have no valid user or group owners. STDERR messages are sent to /dev/null
Feb
28
comment What is the proper encoding name to use in locale for UTF-8?
There is no formal standard but there is a convention which industry is coalescing around, i.e.for US English: us_US.UTF-8
Feb
28
comment Bash cannot see PATH update
I may be wrong but I seem to recall that ENV_PATH in /etc/login.defs is now obsolete and ignored.
Jan
30
answered How do I list files ending in txt only on Unix?
Dec
27
comment How OOM killer decides which process to kill first?
I believes that the values are 1 an 2 - not 0 and 1.
Dec
7
comment GRUB-EFI installation fails while installing Kali Linux in external hard disk
The UEFI specification is not "loose at best". Like many specifications developed by industry groups, it is deliberately silent on certain issues. The Tianocore reference implementation provides a TUI common interface.
Dec
7
comment Avoid bloating file size when removing OCRed text from a pdf file?
Have you tried setting TMPDIR to somewhere with enough space? TMPDIR is the canonical Unix environment variable that should be used to specify a temporary directory for scratch space.
Dec
7
answered How to display welcome message in unix?
Nov
27
comment GRUB-EFI installation fails while installing Kali Linux in external hard disk
Sorry, I meant to say - why install rEFInd which is a boot manager when UEFI implementations typically also come with a boot manager?
Nov
27
comment GRUB-EFI installation fails while installing Kali Linux in external hard disk
You claimed UEFI was your bootloader - yet you installed rEFInd which is also a bootloader. Why?
Oct
10
comment Why I can't set on the Debian 64 bit on the Virtual Box
Are you on a 64-bit system?
Oct
4
comment Identical MAC address on two different VM, yet I have internet connectivity
@Gilles. You are wrong. Two VMs using the same virtualization software on the same host can have different Ethernet links. Look at VMware Workstation Virtual Network Editor for an example.
Oct
4
comment Where are zsh and mksh incompatible with bash?
@DanL4096. Passing variables to shell scripts that then do not do sufficient sanity checking on the variables is no reason to throw out POSIX. The problem lies with the person that wrote the shell script in the first place.
Sep
21
comment Down single connection
By design, the only reliable way is to either terminate the process that opened the port or somehow get the process that opened the port to close the port.
Sep
21
comment I am trying to find a better/easier way to count alphabetic characters in a file or shell variable
@HalosGhost. I disagree. Unless asked by the OP, a concise reply is perfectly acceptable.
Sep
18
comment autofs does not prompt for password when needed
There is no support in autofs for it to ask for a password while mounting a share.
Sep
18
comment How do I add a launcher in gnome on fedora 20
As far as I am aware, there is no visual solution available in GNOME3