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74 votes
3 answers
9k views

How does curl protect a password from appearing in ps output?

43 votes
1 answer
16k views

Where are bash line continuations after && and || documented?

38 votes
8 answers
50k views

bash if not multiple conditions without subshell?

37 votes
7 answers
4k views

Is it a UUOC (useless use of cat) to redirect one file to another?

34 votes
4 answers
5k views

What is the purpose of delayed suspend (Ctrl-Y) in Bash?

32 votes
4 answers
38k views

dirname and basename vs parameter expansion

31 votes
5 answers
6k views

How can I do a breadth-first search using `find`?

30 votes
1 answer
11k views

How to use cgroups to limit all processes except whitelist to a single CPU?

29 votes
3 answers
5k views

Are BusyBox commands truly built in?

26 votes
2 answers
3k views

Can a zombie have orphans? Will the orphan children be disturbed by reaping the zombie?

25 votes
3 answers
5k views

Limit POSIX find to specific depth?

25 votes
1 answer
12k views

Can an interactive shell become non-interactive or vice versa?

24 votes
1 answer
2k views

What is the undocumented -Y option to wget?

23 votes
1 answer
3k views

POSIX equivalent for GNU timeout?

20 votes
1 answer
30k views

How to force creation of a symbolic link?

19 votes
2 answers
12k views

How can I safely create and access temp files from shell scripts?

18 votes
2 answers
5k views

How is the return status of a variable assignment determined?

17 votes
12 answers
7k views

Delete duplicate lines pairwise?

13 votes
1 answer
2k views

POSIX Awk on Solaris 11?

12 votes
1 answer
623 views

Is this documented behavior for BSD Awk, or a bug?

12 votes
1 answer
2k views

Operator precedence in a find command?

12 votes
8 answers
11k views

sed in-place line deletion on full filesystem?

11 votes
2 answers
764 views

What does [[.ch.]] mean in a regex?

10 votes
2 answers
3k views

How can I find what package provides a missing man page on CentOS?

9 votes
6 answers
15k views

How can I print a variable with padded center alignment?

9 votes
3 answers
12k views

Why and when should eval use be avoided in shell scripts? [duplicate]

9 votes
3 answers
6k views

How to check if a glob has an expansion? [duplicate]

9 votes
1 answer
4k views

How to disable an alias in bash for a single command? [duplicate]

9 votes
2 answers
6k views

How to effectively add a file to the args list for vim from within vim?

9 votes
3 answers
23k views

How to make bash built-in "read" ignore commented or empty lines?