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Sep
26
comment Do we have more history for cd?
Unless the question specifically asks about bash, this is a valid answer. Don't remove it.
Sep
22
comment scp between two servers not in the same network
You'll get a nice progress bar if the source machine has pv installed and you replace the first cat with it.
Feb
20
comment I deleted /bin/rm. How do I recover it?
@Damon: coreutils provide a extended version of the basic commands compared to busybox, so while busybox might be enough to match SUSv3 requirements, coreutils are more featureful; for example busybox has limited i18n support.
Nov
13
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Nov
13
comment How do I play an HTTP music stream over SSH?
Does the http_proxy feature actually work with SOCKS proxies too? The feature is undocumented in my man page, and various sites on the web prefer the tsocks approach.
Nov
13
comment How do I play an HTTP music stream over SSH?
Note that this will not work if the HTTP server is using virtual domains (or in other words, requires a proper domain name sent by the client as an HTTP header). To solve this problem, you can for example temporarily add a rule to your hosts file that will make mplayer think that the target domain is hosted at local machine.
Nov
13
comment How do I play an HTTP music stream over SSH?
Note that the question doesn't mention any particular protocol over which music is streamed. There are other protocols over which music can be streamed, for example RTP and MMS. Both can be played by mplayer, but not downloaded by wget.
Jun
29
comment Why does Linux have a C compiler by default?
Also, as far as I remember, POSIX requires a working C compiler to be available in a POSIX-compliant system. So, if a distribution wants to be as close as possible to POSIX, it needs a C compiler.
Jun
23
comment Append huge files to each other without copying them
@rush: then this answer might help: serverfault.com/a/487692/16081
Jun
23
comment Append huge files to each other without copying them
Why do you need to have a single physical file that is so large? I'm asking because maybe you can avoid concatenating—which, as current answers show, is pretty bothersome.
Nov
22
comment Why do Unix-heads say “minus”?
This might be regional thing. In Polish, we often call it “minus” because the polish word for “dash” is more difficult to pronounce, same for “hyphen”. So when we switch to English, we keep thinking of the character as “minus” character more than a “dash” character…
Nov
2
comment How do I choose between ext 3 and 4?
@jordanm: already fixed: phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=MTIxODY
Oct
24
comment Effectivity of shred on different file systems
Note that if you are using an SSD drive, it is impossible to overwrite specific physical sectors on it. shred has no value there regardless of filesystem used.
Jul
27
awarded  Editor
Jun
28
comment What does dash “-” at the end of a command mean?
Note: not every tar has z option.
Jun
5
awarded  Yearling
Nov
29
answered Efficient in-place header removing for large files using sed?
Oct
7
answered Why Samba needs the VFS module?
Sep
2
awarded  Supporter
Jun
5
answered Why is Linux commonly used as operating system for supercomputers?