Search type Search syntax
Tags [tag]
Exact "words here"
Author user:1234
user:me (yours)
Score score:3 (3+)
score:0 (none)
Answers answers:3 (3+)
answers:0 (none)
isaccepted:yes
hasaccepted:no
inquestion:1234
Views views:250
Sections title:apples
body:"apples oranges"
URL url:"*.example.com"
Favorites infavorites:mine
infavorites:1234
Status closed:yes
duplicate:no
migrated:no
wiki:no
Types is:question
is:answer
Exclude -[tag]
-apples
For more details on advanced search visit our help page
Results tagged with Search options user 2421

The command-line is the interactive interface to your shell.

48
votes
It should go to stdout, so you can type: command --help | less This is also recommended by the Gnu Coding Standards on --help. On the other hand, the usage message that you get when you use an inv …
answered Mar 8 '11 by cjm
9
votes
Use GNOME Terminal: /usr/bin/gnome-terminal
answered Dec 19 '10 by cjm
16
votes
As always, you should read a command's manpage to find out how it interprets its arguments. -- is commonly used to indicate the end of the command options. This is especially useful if you want to p …
answered Oct 18 '12 by cjm
5
votes
nail was renamed to Heirloom mailx. For Ubuntu, you want to install the heirloom-mailx package, and then read the Sending mail from scripts section of the manpage.
answered May 31 '11 by cjm
5
votes
The same way you'd time any other shell command: use the time command. $ time pg_restore ... real 1m0.000s user 1m0.000s sys 0m0.000s Here, real is the elapsed wall clock time, which is p …
answered Aug 20 '13 by cjm
27
votes
I think you're looking for otfinfo. There doesn't seem to be an option to get at the Subfamily directly, but you could do: otfinfo --info *.ttf | grep Subfamily Note that a number of the fonts I l …
answered Dec 4 '11 by cjm
38
votes
Many programs that generate colored output detect if they're writing to a TTY, and switch off colors if they aren't. This is because color codes are annoying when you only want to capture the text, so …
answered Apr 7 '11 by cjm
8
votes
It depends on your $PATH. ./script will run /bin/bash script. bash script will use whatever bash comes first in your path, which isn't necessarily /bin/bash, and could be a different version of Bash …
answered Nov 11 '13 by cjm
54
votes
You can use the mogrify command for this. Normally, it modifies files in-place, but when converting formats, it writes a new file (just changing the extension to match the new format). Thus: mogrif …
answered Jan 24 '12 by cjm
86
votes
It's not clear what you mean by "quality loss". That could mean a lot of different things. Could you post some samples to illustrate? Perhaps cut the same section out of the poor quality and good q …
answered Apr 22 '11 by cjm