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Jul
8
comment How can I delete a trailing newline in bash?
This is not exactly equivalent to chomp, as chomp only deletes at most one trailing newline.
Jul
4
accepted How can I delete a trailing newline in bash?
Jul
4
awarded  Yearling
Jul
4
asked How can I delete a trailing newline in bash?
Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Feb
14
comment Local variables in zsh: what is the equivalent of bash's “export -n” in zsh
typeset +x VAR is equivalent to declare -x VAR in both Bash and Zsh.
Dec
4
accepted Is there a --parents option for mv like for cp?
Nov
8
awarded  Critic
Nov
8
comment How do I tell `ps` to use all available columns?
Interestingly, ps L will give a list of all available columns.
Nov
8
asked How do I tell `ps` to use all available columns?
Oct
22
awarded  Commentator
Oct
22
comment Is there a --parents option for mv like for cp?
I'm not sure I understand this sentence: "When you need to move files...deal with that later". Also, cp then rm is too slow for my needs.
Oct
22
asked Is there a --parents option for mv like for cp?
Oct
18
accepted With grep, how can I match a pattern and invert match another pattern?
Oct
17
comment With grep, how can I match a pattern and invert match another pattern?
That's not quite what I want. I want it to work whether "ignore me" is before or after "needle".
Oct
17
asked With grep, how can I match a pattern and invert match another pattern?
Sep
30
revised How to utilize XDG directories and paths in Bash?
bash does not replace the tilde in those lines so you have to use $HOME instead
Sep
30
suggested suggested edit on How to utilize XDG directories and paths in Bash?
Sep
30
comment How to utilize XDG directories and paths in Bash?
@Tim Friske: Note that "${XDG_CACHE_HOME:-~/.cache}" is incorrect, one should use "${XDG_CACHE_HOME:-$HOME/.cache}" instead.
Aug
17
answered How to determine the current Enhanced Zoom factor in Compiz?