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Chris Down
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What does the "@" (at) symbol mean on OSX ls?

84 votes
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What do the bash-builtins 'set' and 'export' do?

2 votes

Get TID of thread running on CPU

10 votes
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Recursively delete hidden directory & its files?

1 vote

Issues with Pacman - keeps failing in the past few months

252 votes
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How to check if a shell is login/interactive/batch

2 votes
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How to see process ID of TCP?

2 votes

Is there a clean way to `sudo pkill` processes without including the `sudo` process?

13 votes
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read command in zsh throws error

5 votes
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Using the result of a bash function with bash commands

163 votes
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What is the difference between "sort -u" and "sort | uniq"?

1 vote
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Why dmesg output displayed on /dev/tty1

10 votes
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How do I pass the contents of a file as a command line parameter

1 vote

Why extra blank lines appeared?

0 votes
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Set printf dynamic format for trailing whitespaces

31 votes
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What is the difference between ping -w and ping -W?

0 votes
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What command would I use to list all files and directories, including hidden ones, except . and ..?

15 votes
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Turn off beep of Xorg

1 vote

Why is HDD LED on my desktop computer blinking when system monitor shows no disk io activity present?

22 votes
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Does mount always require root privileges?

14 votes

What does : ${param:=value} mean?

3 votes

Irregular argument count by xargs

2 votes
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Find files with Julian days in a specific range in their names

3 votes

BASH ANSI-C Quoting - what is the Escape character \E

14 votes
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Substring only the first column in awk

798 votes
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Finding the PID of the process using a specific port?

3 votes
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Creating symbolic links in a for loop

13 votes
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maximum number of files ls can list

11 votes

Script to count files matching a pattern in subdirectories

12 votes
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Exclamation mark in the bash script vs in the terminal

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