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Exclude from rsync log file or output non-updated files

For rsyncs that involve a large number of potentially transferred files, I mean to have a "clean" log, with only what was transferred. I worked with stdout, since: I did not know how to ...
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git-bash window title issue

I started a git-bash window, and type following commands : git-bash ~$ echo $BASH_VERSION 4.4.23(1)-release git-bash ~$ type cd cd is a shell builtin git-bash ~$ cd tmp git-bash ~/tmp$ # Change of ...
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scp from remote to remote does not work if not using -3 [duplicate]

I mean to copy files from one remote server to another. If using scp -3, command succeeds (I have remote1 and remote2 in my ~/.ssh/config) $ scp -p -3 remote1:dir1/file1 remote2:dir2/ but when not ...
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Is there a convenient way to test if a given flag is supported on a command?

Okay, so I'm kinda stumped here. I'm in the midst of a deep-dive into BASH, for the purposes of writing some automation scripts for my employer. Also, full disclosure here: I'm a web guy; hitherto I'...
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To count the number of occurrences of first field in text file [closed]

i require to count the number of occurrences of first field in txt file and to print output file as two column file having first field of input file & no. of occurrences of fist field in input ...
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Handling Bash script with CRLF (carriage return) in Linux as in MSYS2?

Let's say I have the following trivial script, tmp.sh: echo "testing" stat . echo "testing again" Trivial as it is, it has \r\n (that is, CRLF, that is carriage return+line feed) as line endings. ...
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Inspect/browse gzipped dd disk image from command line without decompressing and mounting?

I did a disk image, as per How to dd a remote disk using SSH on local machine and save to a local disk : ssh user@remote "dd if=/dev/sda | gzip -1 -" | dd of=image.gz` Now, I would just like to ...
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Purpose of "!::=::\" `name=value pair` in `env` stdout [duplicate]

Inspecting the stdout the invocation of env utility without supplying an operand it returned a name=value pair whose meaning I don't understand nor was able to find any documentation $ env ... !::=::...
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paste: /dev/fd/63: No such file or directory

I'm new to Unix command. I was trying to execute the following commands in Git Bash and it directs to error message: paste: /dev/fd/63: No such file or directory # Set Up Image Lists paste <(awk "{...
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Why does `ldd <dynamic_lib>` output "??? => ???" (question marks in both library and location)?

Running ldd <dynamic_lib>, I noticed that there are some entries that read ??? => ???. Searching for a variety of combinations of "Linux", "ldd" and "??? => ???", both via search engine ...
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What does it mean if a process has an O or an I at the start of the line?

After running ps, I noticed that a couple of the processes had an O at the start of the line. In all my years, I've never seen this. I thought that the meaning of the indicator might be common ...
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LS_COLORS not respected on Cygwin

Whilst trying to configure ls' colors on Cygwin (specifically the distro babun), I found that the custom extension colors that were in the LS_COLORS environment variable weren't being used. Here's an ...
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Is there implicit path conversion in Cygwin?

http://www.mingw.org/wiki/Posix_path_conversion For any executable not dependent on msys-1.0.dll, MSYS will convert POSIX paths that are used as arguments to Win32 paths. This page attempts to ...
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MSYS2 why doesn't adding "mingw" to fstab have any effect?

The package I'm working on uses Autotools -- autoconf, libtools, configure, etc. I'm developing with MinGW-W64 on Windows XP sp3. In it's infinite wisdom, libtools has decided that my system files (...
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How do I display a manpage with groff in/on msysgit?

I've been unable to correctly set up a MANPATH environment variable in msysgit (1.9.0; 20140217) on Windows 7 (which is not my main concern here). Every time I execute the man command, I recieve the ...
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Calling java from Bash: "Cannot execute binary file"

I have this simple Bash script: #!/bin/bash java -jar ClosureCompiler/compiler.jar --js ../src/typescript.js --js ../src/ts-compiler.js --js_output_file TSCompiler.js I'm getting this error when I ...
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build script: how to implement a "skip previously completed step"

I'm trying to create a build script for GCC (which works, for now), but I would like to be able to skip rebuilding all the prereq libraries when I'm only updating GCC/binutils for example. I thought ...
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Problematic build script with quotes

Hi I'm trying to create a build script that executes these commands: cd libiconv ../../src/libiconv/configure --prefix=/home/ruben/mingw64/build/gcc-libs \ --host=x86_64-...
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