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Aug
15
comment Why doesn't “add more cores” face the same physical limitations as “make the CPU faster”?
Please don't use "exponential" when there's entirely more correct words for this relationship (quadratic, cubic, etc.)...
Jun
7
comment Why does just splitting an Ethernet cable not work?
+1 for the slinky analogy to explain impedance mismatches!
Jun
7
comment Why does just splitting an Ethernet cable not work?
At least two misleading things here. There is no "breakdown voltage" involved (varying impedance doors not cause "spikes"), and delay has nothing to do with raw bit-rate.
Sep
25
comment Linux can not resolve domain
Yes, make sure you have a DNS server set up that your server can see.
Mar
9
comment Save command to history without executing in bash
In that situation, I just prefix the line with #, and then hit Enter.
Jan
16
comment What happens when linux OS out of RAM and no swap
@DavidSchwartz: Oh, apparently I can't because it's been accepted.
Jan
16
comment What happens when linux OS out of RAM and no swap
@DavidSchwartz: Whether mine is misleading or not, your answer is more comprehensive. So I'm deleting mine in favour of yours...
Jan
16
comment What happens when linux OS out of RAM and no swap
@DavidSchwartz: I don't disagree, and I can't be bothered to update my answer right now, but I dispute that it's wrong. What happens when there are no clean pages left to evict?
Jan
16
comment What happens when linux OS out of RAM and no swap
@DavidSchwartz: True. I guess this is the logical extent.
Jan
3
comment How to make cd arguments case INsensitive?
Probably not, because in the general case, you might have both BackupDirectory and backupdirectory.
Jul
2
comment Make a live USB of your installed ubuntu
Not a programming question.
Jun
23
comment How to get the finer resolution for asus eee pc 1000hd after installing windows7?
Not a programming question.
Jun
23
comment already opened files in a directory can still be saved after the directory is deleted - Linux
Not a programming question.
Jun
17
comment File encrypted on old PC, need to decrypt
Not a programming question.
Jun
10
comment Does linux have any measures to protect against fork bombs?
@Jay: Fair point. I've noted that in the answer now, thanks!
May
19
comment Linux file contains “@^@^@^@”, how to restore?
You should have been using source control...
Apr
18
comment Where did my partition go?
Please don't use ALL-CAPITALS.
Apr
7
comment how to remove path of my command line?
Off-topic. But Google for Bash PS1.