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How to check which specific processes (Python scripts) are running?

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

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Move /tmp to RAM

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Always redirect error to /dev/null

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hook a script to apt-get

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Can the "du" program be made less aggressive?

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How to indent multiple lines in nano

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Why is rm slow on an external storage drive (USB-connected, type fuseblk) with 50Gb of files?

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Why not use "which"? What to use then?

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cat all lines from file, which are after "KEYWORD"

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SSH ignores characters after correct password string?

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How to display numbers in reverse order using seq(1)?

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VSFTPD, 553 Could not create file. - permissions?

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why there are six getty processes running on my desktop?

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awk split parameter by char

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What does exit 99 means?

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In a Bash if condition, how to check whether any files matching a simple wildcard expression exist?

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Why do open file handles to deleted files seemingly fill up the hard drive

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Escape sequences with "echo -e" in different shells

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How to highlight a word in the output of "cat"?

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the usage of < /dev/null & in the command line

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Command line utility to retrieve password, that has no echo back

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Why does awk stop and wait if the filename contains = and how to work around that?

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How to remove all instances of double quotes from a CSV file?

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Does mount always require root privileges?

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Add lines to the beginning and end of the huge file

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According to which algorithm does Linux assign the hard drive letters?

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Can I setup a symlink to the most recent folder?

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Is it safe to boot computer that lost power while suspending to disk?

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What could cause my bash history to be cleared unexpectedly?

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