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Kyle Jones
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113 votes
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Does rsync verify files copied between two local drives?

94 votes
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How to move a file without preserving permissions

73 votes
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Removing all spaces, tabs, newlines, etc from a variable?

54 votes

In what order do piped commands run?

48 votes

find usage with -L

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Terminating an infinite loop

47 votes

What is GNU Info for?

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Is interrupting badblocks risky?

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What's the quickest way to add text to a file from the command line?

29 votes

cp -L vs. cp -H

24 votes

What characters do I need to escape when using sed in a sh script?

23 votes
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Don't stop make'ing if a command fails, but check exit status

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What does it mean for an email message to be "old"?

22 votes

Split a file by line and have control over resulting files extension

22 votes
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Why can't Emacs running in a terminal distinguish Ctrl+; from ";"?

21 votes

Are Linux kernel threads really kernel processes?

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mount error "is not a block device"

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What does the *.*;auth,authpriv.none -/var/log/syslog line mean in rsyslog config file?

19 votes

Why do I need a tty to run sudo if I can sudo without a password?

17 votes

Why does "chmod 1777" and "chmod 3777" both set the sticky bit?

17 votes

Fix or alternative for mktemp in OS X

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Have cron email output to MAILTO based on exit status

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Is it common to split larger script into multiple scripts and source them in the main script?

15 votes

How to completely disable swap?

14 votes
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Should I use http or ftp links in apt sources.list

14 votes
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What's faster, dd 1.5TB or rsync 500GB?

13 votes

Add consecutive numbers succintly and elegantly to index lines

13 votes

how does time command work

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How do I trigger autocomplete without a tab key?

11 votes

Conditional block vs conditional statement (if)

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