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Apr
30
comment Windows command that returns external IP
@Yuck: gist.github.com/mgumz/06b958524690b78f72f0 .. but this is not the right place to discuss such things. i'd suggest you visit that gist and then we delete these comments.
Apr
29
comment Windows command that returns external IP
@Yuck: the code.
Feb
18
comment Vim Avoid “Hit the enter key or enter a command”
"i found" is a bit ... strange. i posted it 1 hour ago :)
Feb
13
comment Is there an application that can fake permanent delete
@Chris: the "mark as accepted" sign next to my answer tells you how OP thinks of this answer.
Jan
28
comment How to download files with time-based bandwidth limitations?
yah, but that does not mean that you can't download it at all. unix.stackexchange.com/questions/39218/… ... most likely the process will timeout (their server will cut you off). luckily you can --continue with wget if their servers supports "range-requests".
Jan
28
comment How to download files with time-based bandwidth limitations?
"not during business hours" usually means: "do not exceed our own bandwidth". so, i guess that if you throttle your downloader you can download the thing over days. on the other hand: such a huge file takes quite some time and thus you will have to download it in pieces / chunks.
Jan
25
comment vim find buffer by absolute path
"related path" -> you mean "relative path"?
Jan
16
comment Downloading large amount of files from unix server
the "counter/10000"-name is the more stable approach, thats als why my answer uses "work in chunks". in the end it depends on the exact situation OP faces.
Jan
16
comment Downloading large amount of files from unix server
ls "$f" is a good candidate for major pain (in this situation). to print the date of a file it's better to just use stat --printf="%z" "$f" | cut -f 1 -d " ". also: the date might be a weak criteria, if the situation was introduced by a bug on one day you will have a lof entries for the same day and thus lots of files end up in the same Y-m-d directory.
Jan
16
comment Downloading large amount of files from unix server
then it's best to really do it via a program: get the filenames from the db, 1000 at a time. check for existance in that directory. move them either aside or scp them to whereever you want them to be. and then delete them. and store in a different table your progress.
Jan
16
comment Downloading large amount of files from unix server
can you login on that machine via ssh?
Jan
16
comment Downloading large amount of files from unix server
multiple things: a) have you fixed the process that creates even more files? b) how savy are you with something like python? c) do you want to reorder them? or just download and the delete them on the server?
Nov
18
comment What exactly does the ping command do?
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ping_(networking_utility)
Nov
11
comment 7-Zip compression on multi-core computers
@Edward: can't confirm your numbers / experience: on my i5 7z-9.22beta utilizes between 75% and 95% cpu and spawns between 8 and 32 threads to archive a ~240mb folder full of mp3s. .bz2.7z took ages, .lzma2.7z was pretty fast (all ultra-settings) and just a little bit bigger than .bz2.7z.
Oct
22
comment Delete All files except specific file in bash
stackoverflow.com/questions/11081379/…
Oct
21
comment Do hard drives really have open cases now?
@BrockAdams: this happens when you operate a spinning disk wide open: youtube.com/watch?v=8hSHBO-yZRg
Oct
21
comment Do hard drives really have open cases now?
@BrockAdams: evidence: look at how they are actually assembled in the factory: youtube.com/watch?v=L4qBl8x3tC0 ... they are working in dust-free rooms, with LOTS of protection so that anything their body emits wont hit the disks.
Oct
20
comment /dev/sda2 is full, anything suspicious here?
$> sudo du -sh /var
Oct
20
comment /dev/sda2 is full, anything suspicious here?
/var having 2.4g looks strange, i would check there first.
Oct
17
comment gVim crashing while opening 8GB text file
related: superuser.com/questions/121313/…