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bash xterm : how to get command line before typing enter

I try to define a custom behaviour of the backward-kill-word function in bash xterm. For that, I need to catch the command line before validate it. For instances, if I type sdcds/edfdD sdf/sdf without ...
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Use disk-backed buffer between pipes

I'd like to pipe a command into a slower one, with a rather big (~200GB) buffer in between. Here is an example use-case: command1 | buffer -f file.buffer | command2 Is there a command to do that? ...
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How to decrease microphone buffer size

How do I decrease the microphone buffer size on a Windows 7 Home Premium machine (Sony Vaio notebook)? Sound card is "Realtek High Definition Audio". EDIT: "When recording audio into your computer, ...
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innodb buffer pool size and munin

I was looking at the below graph of one of my db server's memory usage and have the following question. Is the mysql innodb buffer pool included in the apps or the cache memory allocation? Right now ...
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How to determine the used size of device associated's buffer

when mounting a device without the "sync" option, e. g. by invoking the following: mount -o async /dev/sdc1 /mnt a buffer is associated with a device to optimize (speed) read/write operations. Is ...
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Clarification On Write-Caching Policy, Its Underlying Options And How It Applies To Hard Drives And Solid-State Drives

In last week after doing more research on subject matter, I have been wondering about what I have been neglecting all those years to understand write-caching policy, always leaving it on default ...
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Shell unbuffering for CygWin: is it possible?

I have tested on CygWin doing "ls -R" with a large directory and sending the output to a Test.txt file, so the process takes about 30 seconds to complete; the file is created, but it is empty; it will ...
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ALSA buffer xrun when recording with ffmpeg

Is there any way to increase the ALSA buffer size? When running this command: ffmpeg -f alsa -ac 2 -i hw:1 -ar 44100 -b 64k output.mp3 I get a "ALSA buffer xrun" before my system locks up Input ...
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Windows 7 command promt number of buffers and buffer size

In Windows 7, the Command Prompt has two configuration options called Buffer Size and Number of Buffers found in the Options tab. Following these instructions, I've tweaked these two values to ...
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How to unbuffer stdout when piping commands in cmd.exe under Windows?

Given the following: C:\>perl -E " say STDOUT 111; say STDERR 222; say STDOUT 333; " 111 222 333 C:\>perl -E " say STDOUT 111; say STDERR 222; say STDOUT 333; " | cat 222 111 333 The order ...
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What causes buffering?

If I have a slow internet connection, what is normally the cause of buffering? In the example of a youtube video, why is there stop and start to my video's progress rather than just a slow developing ...
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Save a command output to tmux buffer

Is there a way to place output of a command to tmux buffer. I know I can switch to copy mode, select and copy. However, I would prefer a command-line method. For example, I have a command find $PWD ...
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How do I kill mbuffer properly?

I'm trying to use a script to send a series of files over a network from hard drive to hard drive via mbuffer. I've got a listening mbuffer on one computer and a sending mbuffer on the other. Things ...
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totem used as audio player: How to minimize gaps between tracks

It has sometimes happened here that if I use a live cd, the application least cumbersome to configure to get some audio out of my speakers is totem - even though it was mainly made for videos. ...
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Can't get past bios screen after changing On-Chip Frame Buffer Size

I changed the On-Chip Frame Buffer Size on my desktop PC to a high value (something like 468mb?) from the original 64mb+2mb, in hopes of increasing the dedicated video ram. After saving this change I ...
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Greplace.vim not loading buffers

I'm attempting to use Greplace for project wide find and replace but am having trouble in the final steps. I start with: :Gsearch mypattern * Which successfully opens a buffer that lists all the ...
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Fatal SSH buffer errors when connecting to forwarded port on local network

I have two machines, one running Windows and the other running Ubuntu, and an application running on Ubuntu that connects to a server counterpart running either locally or remotely. The server is ...
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Hide initial buffer list in Emacs' iswitchb-mode

How can I configure iswitchb-mode so that it does not display the list of all (matching) buffers until I hit TAB for the first time?