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comment Diff head of files
A contiguous substring, @Kaz.
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comment Diff head of files
Meld's nice, but it doesn't play quite as well with 100MB+ files.
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comment how can I recursively delete empty directories in my home directory?
I have my machine mount a tmpfs ram drive to the /z/ directory on start-up and do all my temporary work there.
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comment Find/ls caching
@Evan, correct me if I'm wrong, but wouldn't using vmtouch as a on-boot command slow the whole works down? My hope had been to preserve a cache across boots rather than (expensively) regenerating it each time.
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comment Find/ls caching
@jofel, yes, it was easy enough to compile - thanks. I just prefer to use packages when possible.
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comment Find/ls caching
Thanks, @terdon.
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comment Find/ls caching
That command doesn't seem available in Ubuntu - is there an alternative I can try?
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comment Use `less` to view comma-aligned data
Indeed, @enzotib. I'd thought that this wasn't appropriate for stackoverflow originally, but other people pointing back there seemed to implicitly imply that it was.
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comment Use `less` to view comma-aligned data
That is, @rozcietrzewiacz, that, for viewing purposes, only the local maxima are important. Especially if you remember the largest local maximum you've seen yet, which will tend towards the global maximum.
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comment Use `less` to view comma-aligned data
I thought of that, but I don't see that as being an impediment. Only a fixed part of a file is viewable at a time and I don't so much care if the columns adjust their size dynamically. Either that, or perhaps whatever this magic program is, you press a key and it realigns.