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81 votes
10 answers
113k views

How to turn off color with `ls`?

62 votes
10 answers
106k views

Simple sed replacement of tabs mysteriously failing

47 votes
5 answers
33k views

How do I get rid of Cygwin's /cygdrive prefix in all paths?

45 votes
2 answers
22k views

Are there problems with hyphens in functions, aliases, and executables?

42 votes
5 answers
44k views

how can I use bash as my login shell when my sysadmin refuses to let me change it

37 votes
4 answers
51k views

Relationship between cc1 and gcc?

36 votes
4 answers
11k views

Stop vim from messing up my indentation on comments

24 votes
1 answer
20k views

Why is vim creating files with DOS line endings?

24 votes
5 answers
9k views

Why doesn't alias foo='echo "This is a quote: \'"' work? [duplicate]

22 votes
2 answers
13k views

Is it possible to create and use menus in (terminal-based) vim?

18 votes
5 answers
11k views

What is the setting in bash for globbing, to control whether * matches dot files

17 votes
2 answers
4k views

How to get a history entry to properly display on multiple lines

15 votes
3 answers
2k views

Can I make `rm` interactive only when using globbing? (in either bash or zsh or both)

15 votes
4 answers
12k views

How to make a variable from a subshell available in the parent shell

13 votes
3 answers
5k views

Unset all ENV variables matching _PROXY

13 votes
4 answers
6k views

How can I bind multiple tmux commands to one keystroke?

11 votes
1 answer
914 views

Can I make vim change its cursor behavior?

11 votes
8 answers
9k views

How do I *reliably* and *simply* get the current shell interpreter name?

11 votes
2 answers
7k views

Variable assignment outside of case statement

11 votes
1 answer
3k views

How can I recover a corrupted Zsh history file from memory?

10 votes
2 answers
2k views

How can I prevent tmux from blocking when I scroll up?

10 votes
1 answer
2k views

What is the best way to detect (from a script) whether software is installed?

9 votes
10 answers
26k views

Easily get a particular column from output without sed or awk

9 votes
1 answer
3k views

Strip color on OS X with BSD sed (or any other tool)

8 votes
4 answers
2k views

How can I suppress the space between generated arguments during brace expansion?

7 votes
3 answers
2k views

how to run multiple versions of one shell on a single machine

7 votes
1 answer
6k views

Why is Cygwin not sourcing my .bashrc?

6 votes
2 answers
1k views

How can I make bash not match `.` and `..` with `.*`

6 votes
3 answers
259 views

Succinct way to respond to user input?

5 votes
3 answers
3k views

Why does passing a HEREDOC as a string to `ruby -e` not work?