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Dec
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suggested rejected edit on Wine says “fixme:heap:HeapSetInformation” when trying to run command
Oct
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Oct
15
revised Setting major-mode specific keybindings in emacs
Fixed parentheses as per comment (and introduced spurious extra text to meet "at least 6 chars" requirement)
Oct
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suggested approved edit on Setting major-mode specific keybindings in emacs
Aug
19
answered In Windows Command Prompt, how to get the last command that started with some letters?
Aug
19
comment In Windows Command Prompt, how to get the last command that started with some letters?
@Corey: ls and any other cygwin command can easily be run via the Windows command prompt: you just need to put the cygwin bin directory on the path.
Aug
18
comment my power supply is 400w, do I need a 400w UPS?
Also, in the world of AC power, VA means the RMS voltage multiplied by the RMS current. When there is a phase-shift between the voltage and the current (which happens when the load is inductive e.g. an electric motor), the RMS power is different from the VA. In fact, in parts of the AC cycle, the power can go negative!
Aug
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awarded  Popular Question
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awarded  Curious
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awarded  Caucus
Apr
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comment Create XLS or CSV from file names in folder on Windows?
dir /b - all files ... except hidden files. If you want those, include /a. For more options try dir /?
Jan
28
comment Use a bash script if it exists on the path, otherwise use an executable
Wouldn't the last line work equally well without eval? (and be less prone to expansion problems): $build -scheme "${APP_SCHEME}" archive
Jan
28
comment How to print first 10 bytes in hexadecimal of a file?
I cut my teeth on 8-bit microprocessors where everything was done in hex. So to me, the one true base is 16. I've used Unix since about '84 and one thing I've always, always hated about it is its fixation with octal: I can't stand octal with its 3-bit encoding which won't seamlessly extend from one to multiple bytes. And octal integer literals in C and other languages is a train-wreck that still wreaks havoc to this day. (+1, by the way)
Nov
29
comment How to compare folders in Windows 7
dir /s /b always displays the absolute path so every line will have a different path prefix which will cause fc to report every line. You will need a tool to strip the path prefix before the comparison.
Nov
29
comment Is there a command in Linux which waits till it will be terminated?
The issue is not that the window closes but that the ssh tunnel is shut down. Does telling PuTTY to leave the window open also maintain the ssh tunnel?
Nov
16
revised Linux: How to pass a file content as an argument to a command?
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Nov
16
comment Linux: How to pass a file content as an argument to a command?
@mpy: UUoC
Nov
16
comment Linux: How to pass a file content as an argument to a command?
@FernandoSBS: Did you try tr --help ? What did it say? I've edited my answer.
Nov
16
revised Linux: How to pass a file content as an argument to a command?
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Nov
16
answered Linux: How to pass a file content as an argument to a command?