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comment Alternative to diff with progress for massive directory compare?
Please do not crosspost.
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revised How to turn my Linux netbook into WiFi AP
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revised Is it possible to delete an MP3 file currently played in mplayer?
Links to manual pages of rm and unlink
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comment Is it possible to delete an MP3 file currently played in mplayer?
@terdon The OS will surely cache parts of the file in RAM. But mplayer will not load the file in RAM, otherwise it would consume huge amounts of memory when watching videos and the video size has to be smaller than the RAM size.
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answered Is it possible to delete an MP3 file currently played in mplayer?
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comment An esay way to empty a config file in Linux?
@mpy Thanks, I added that to my answer.
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revised How to block access to web camera for any programs including all Java applets?
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comment How to block access to web camera for any programs including all Java applets?
Unload the webcam driver/kernel module.
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comment How can I use a torrent to copy large files across a flakey network connection
@Zerobinary99 Assuming you mean 1MBit/s, that's 122KiB/s and way less than the 500KiB/s I mentioned. I'd be surprised if someone can confirm that a file transfer over skype goes up to several MiB/s, let alone 50MiB/s.
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comment Is there a Linux command to file out if a file is UTF-8?
You cannot tell the encoding of a file. You can only make a smart guess. You might mostly guess right, but sometimes guesses fail. file is an example of a program doing smart guesses.
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comment How can I use a torrent to copy large files across a flakey network connection
@Zerobinary99 Skype is the worst of all possibilities. It is an unstable piece of software and it is very very very slow. It is not even remotely capable of maxing out a decent network connection. Bittorrents (Sync or traditional .torrents) easily go up to 40-60 MiB/s, rsync runs at the same speed here, but skype transfers consistenly stay below 0.5 MiB/s. Furthermore it requires a GUI and is totally unsuitable for data transfers.