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Why does the Linux kernel not use rust?

You just need to wait a few weeks: if all goes well, version 5.19 of the kernel will include some Rust code. As for why the kernel in general doesn’t use Rust, there are a number of reasons, the first ...
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Why are the signal lists for kill, killall and pkill not the same?

The programs you mention (kill, killall and pkill) with high probability have different authors. And each author decide how to provide help to the user. You can't expect they will have same command ...
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Why are the signal lists for kill, killall and pkill not the same?

Why are the signal lists for kill, killall and pkill not the same? Most likely, because they were implemented differently, with different frames of mind, at different times, by different persons. You ...
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How to install software with outdated set of libraries into a new system without conflicts?

The idea of virtual machine is not a good choice, because the software is the only purpose of workstations it is being installed so I need to provide full computational power of it to software. That'...
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Disable service version detection

You'll find that cups simply, by itself, happily delivers the version in the <title> attribute of the HTML page it delivers when you request / via HTTP on port 631. That's read from the ...
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How to remove line with specific string from file

Use anchors to mark the beginning and end of the line: ^ for the beginning and $ for the end. So it would go like this: $ grep -v '^/home/user1/$' file /home/user1/dir1 /home/user1/dir2 /home/user1/...
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Why are the signal lists for kill, killall and pkill not the same?

The kill program and killall show the same set of signals: $ /bin/kill -l HUP INT QUIT ILL TRAP ABRT BUS FPE KILL USR1 SEGV USR2 PIPE ALRM TERM STKFLT CHLD CONT STOP TSTP TTIN TTOU URG XCPU XFSZ ...
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