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2answers
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Find files that have been accessed after they were created

With the find command it is easy to find files that have been modified or accessed within a given period. When a file is created, the acesss time is the same as the modify time. But as soon it is ...
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2answers
152 views

How to download files from command line?

For example, see this page Advanced Linux Programming. I want to download all the pdf files linked from this page. Is there a simple commandline way of doing it? Something on the lines of download ...
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5answers
2k views

Visual diff for multiple file pairs on Linux

I need a GUI program for Linux (Ubuntu Karmic) like tkdiff, which can display 2 files side-by-side, and highlight the differing lines, and it accepts multiple file pairs on the command line, but ...
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7answers
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Hidden files in Disk Usage Analyzer

How do I get Ubuntu's "Disk Usage Analyzer" to show me the hidden files? It tells me my home dir uses 3GB, but only accounts for 525MB (the results of du -shc *). Can I get it to show me the other ...
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1answer
92 views

Linux file privileges

How can I check and set who can view or open a given folder or file?
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1answer
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I can't edit /etc/init.d/rc.sysinit as local - vi says it's [readonly]

I have a rootkitted SUSE Linux and I'm trying to fix it. I have root privileges but when I go: cd /etc/init.d vi rc.sysinit vi tells me the file is [readonly]. The owner of the file is root.root ...
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3answers
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Access file by its id and change file attributes

Just like every file also directories have file id. You can see them by typing ls -i How do I view file content by its id? How do I change directory attribute to file (remove D) and vice versa!
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4answers
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What do .# file names mean in Linux?

This is probably trivial, but I'm quite new to Linux and I was unable to find any info online. In a folder, I can execute the command find . -regex '.*py' and get the following result: ...
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1answer
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Why is “tar” trying to create an empty archive?

I'm trying to use tar to tar files before transfer, so I can keep the entire file path rather than losing it along the way. However, when I try to tar an empty folder, it tells me that it is cowardly ...
3
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1answer
7k views

Determine what files are being accessed by a process

How would I find out all the files a particular process accesses? I am using Ubuntu 9.04.
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2answers
106 views

Windows XP whipped with linux installation, is restore possible?

I made a stupid mistake by running a Linux installation (OpenSuse) over my XP Installation. Now I want to know if it possible to restore files from the previous XP installation somehow (Outlook ...
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3answers
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Linux image (.img) file compatibility between dd,partclone,partimage and clonezilla

In Linux , is the image (.img) file compatible between dd ,partclone ,partimage and clonezilla.Actually i want use the partclone to create a image from a partition,and restore it to another partition ...
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3answers
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Linux urldecode filename

Is there any tool to urldecode a file's name and replace it? Example: $ ls hello%20world.txt $ urldecode *.txt $ ls hello world.txt