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Jim Paris
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196 votes
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How to add repository from shell in Debian?

118 votes

Clear / erase a mistyped invisible password on a shell / terminal in Linux

108 votes
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How to run time on multiple commands AND write the time output to file?

82 votes
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How to stop the loop bash script in terminal?

68 votes

How can swapoff be that slow?

51 votes
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Bash autocomplete: first list files then cycle through them

47 votes
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Linux, disable /dev/fd0 (floppy)

47 votes

For filenames, are underscores or dashes more common in Unix file names?

32 votes

Where to download Linux Kernel source code of a specific version?

32 votes

Can a file that was originally sparse and then expanded be made sparse again?

26 votes

What is the difference between kernel drivers and kernel modules?

25 votes
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How do I achieve higher resolution than physical resolution of an LCD?

21 votes

Given a git commit hash, how to find out which kernel release contains it?

18 votes

What is ".xsession" for?

17 votes
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In a Bash Script how does the continue command work with embedded loops?

16 votes
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What happens when I do "cat debian.iso > /dev/sdX"?

13 votes
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Mounting and modifying a loopback file without sudo/root, is it possible?

13 votes
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Creating a bootable Linux installation USB without unetbootin

12 votes
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disable apt-listchanges (and other interactive stuff) during upgrades (reliably)

10 votes

How to attach to remote machine's local display session over ssh?

9 votes
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kill -9 hangs, unable to kill process (murder proof process)

9 votes
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executing binary file: file not found

9 votes
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Identifying the system package manager

9 votes

Defragmentation of LVM2 logical volumes

9 votes

How to umount a USB drive?

8 votes

Possible to configure Login TTY over Audio device (Morse code or similar)?

8 votes

Copying a single file to multiple directories using cp

8 votes

Console Text Editor with Windows-like keyboard shortcuts (ctrl-z, x, c, v)

7 votes
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Sed processed file displays differently in vi vs cat

7 votes

How to make and apply (patch) one side diff?

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