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Have remind send out notifications some days in advance

I have been trying to use the Unix program remind, and so far I enjoy the flexibility. I have set up this command to warn me of any upcoming reminders: ~$ remind -z -k'notify-send "Reminder" "%s"' ....
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rsync with filter to include only certain file types for specific directory trees

my rsync command looks like this: rsync --update -rav --filter="merge $HOME/mergefilter.txt" ~/ (remote_destination):~/ My mergefilter.txt file looks like this: + /directory_1/*** + /directory_2/***...
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How to maintain a list of names for the Hunspell spell checker?

Hunspell should help the user to write names properly. The names should be defined in the home directory of the user, so that every user can define his or her own list of important names. If a user ...
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What are the contexts where Bash doesn't perform word splitting and globbing?

Bash doesn't perform word splitting in globbing in these cases: LHS or RHS of an assignment, except for indexed arrays var=$value # simple variable declare -A hash key=...
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Exclude subdirectory from zip archive — explain syntax please

I want to zip a folder recursively, but exclude certain directories (temp/.hidden in the example below). I want the zip file to have a top level folder which would be temp in the example below, hence ...
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Sed command writes the expression in outer ifmodule

my config file has this <IfModule mod_dir.c> DirectoryIndex index.html index.cgi index.pl index.php index.xhtml index.htm </IfModule> I want to change "index.php" to "index.temp" I ...
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HP:the arguments in killall beyond `man killall`

In the tutorial here : /usr/bin/killall -HUP rsyslogd For the command : /usr/bin/killall -HUP rsyslogd In my os,the synopsis info in man killall SYNOPSIS killall [-Z, --context pattern] [-...