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193 votes
19 answers
67k views

Is there an easy way to replace duplicate files with hardlinks?

61 votes
4 answers
50k views

How can I "relink" a lot of broken symlinks?

40 votes
4 answers
7k views

What exactly happens when I execute a file in my shell?

36 votes
11 answers
25k views

How do I type the degree symbol under X11 (using a default English keyboard layout)?

32 votes
3 answers
10k views

Is there truth to the philosophy that you should sync; sync; sync; sync?

19 votes
3 answers
37k views

Is there a command which will force Linux to flush cache of one file on an NFS share?

19 votes
2 answers
4k views

Can I identify my RAM without shutting down linux?

16 votes
3 answers
8k views

Can I limit a process to a certain amount of time / CPU cycles?

13 votes
4 answers
3k views

Can I easily search my history across many screen windows?

11 votes
3 answers
66k views

How can I find out the free space on an LVM PV in human readable format?

9 votes
2 answers
10k views

Is there an easy way to create a FreeBSD rc script?

8 votes
4 answers
11k views

How can I tell if my hard drive is PATA or SATA?

8 votes
2 answers
8k views

How do I add an entry in /etc/fstab for a windows share?

7 votes
4 answers
11k views

How can I customize the look of Thunderbird's mailbox list, message list, and headers?

7 votes
1 answer
1k views

What would cause "crossover" between two USB2 webcams when using motion?

7 votes
1 answer
7k views

Can the focus of a Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000 be fixed at infinity under linux?

7 votes
2 answers
3k views

How can I alter my Xorg config file to fix the screen distortion I am experiencing?

6 votes
2 answers
1k views

Isn't $HOME supposed to be the location of the user's home directory?

6 votes
3 answers
9k views

Can I share a device from under /dev across hosts?

6 votes
3 answers
1k views

How to disable "Shake password dialog when authentication fails" of Gnome Screensaver?

5 votes
2 answers
2k views

How can I change the look of applications running via NoMachine?

5 votes
3 answers
517 views

Suspending my laptop breaks ethernet over firewire, are there commands which can fix it?

4 votes
1 answer
865 views

Why is my CIFS share showing the same files multiple times?

4 votes
1 answer
3k views

How can I generate CMYK images via the command line under Linux?

4 votes
2 answers
2k views

Why are the fonts all screwy for remote X11 apps on one Mac client?

4 votes
1 answer
1k views

Under Ubuntu, how do I set a static IP for firewire?

4 votes
2 answers
6k views

How can I fix the issue where Add/Remove Software never asks for my password?

4 votes
1 answer
935 views

Is there a problem using resize2fs too often?

4 votes
2 answers
2k views

How can I run multiple pv commands in parallel?

3 votes
0 answers
140 views

What could cause EROFS error for an openat call of a symlinked path, but only sometimes?