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Apr
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Apr
9
comment Lost file when renaming it
@amarillo You're right. Since the command ran without error, OP probably just clobbered whatever existing .dat file he had.
Apr
4
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Mar
30
reviewed Approve I'm trying to install ncmpcpp, but when installing boost it hangs here
Mar
8
answered Where does cd command is configured to cd $HOME when no path is specified?
Feb
19
awarded  Nice Answer
Feb
16
reviewed Leave Open Help writing a Bash script pulling every word separated by a comma out of a text file
Feb
16
reviewed Reviewed Extract value from XML
Feb
16
comment Extract value from XML
Can you provide a second sample input and output? Just as one cannot extrapolate a line from a single data point, we cannot tell what you need from a single example.
Feb
16
reviewed No Action Needed Can Linux Desktop OS's Work on Baytrail Tablet Devices that Ship with Windows
Feb
12
comment Delayed Expansion
If you read about how to write quines, like here, you would see that what you are looking for is simply printf, which a POSIX sh should have. What you call "delayed expansion" is merely string formatting.
Feb
12
awarded  Enlightened
Feb
12
awarded  Nice Answer
Feb
11
reviewed Close How to add 100 users from a file
Feb
11
reviewed Leave Open Multiple sed commands in a file
Feb
10
comment Is there a way I can grep recursively over all the files in the current directory to find a pattern and then print it in order of high to low?
Sort does more things than you might be aware of, which you can learn more about by reading the man page. Try sort -t : -k 2,2n
Feb
10
comment Is there a way I can grep recursively over all the files in the current directory to find a pattern and then print it in order of high to low?
Have you tried the sort command?
Feb
10
reviewed Looks OK Unable to access iSCSI target since Targetcli has been updated on Centos 7
Feb
10
comment Unexpected field expansion behavior by bash for loop
@JohnCarpenter The only thing for loops iterate over is words. It doesn't care whether those words were manually typed by someone or resulted from field splitting a normal variable or a bash array.
Feb
10
reviewed Reviewed how to remove a RFL_SourceSumbission_20150901 - header .csv