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accepted Math formulas in emails
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Jan
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comment How can I achieve “Git”-like update management for Linux?
@ignis: I've recently encountered an inconsistent and non-recoverable Btrfs despite a RAID 5 underneath, and heard about two more instances at work. So I wouldn't lightly disregard those warnings about it not being ready for production use. I didn't want to beleive it myself before I encountered it. Might have been due to bad RAM, perhaps, which is one of the reasons why ZFS people strongly advise the use of ECC memory. I guess the same might apply to Btrfs.
Jan
14
comment How can I achieve “Git”-like update management for Linux?
Regarding Btrfs/ZFS: I've recentry encountered an inconsistent Btrfs system, which was beyond repair. Might be due to sporadic RAM errors. ZFS people in particular make a strong case for not using their FS on non-ECC hardware. Which might make it unusable on most consumer hardware. So keep that in mind when going for COW.
Nov
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asked Convert PDF with embedded fonts to EMF for PowerPoint
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Sep
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answered Make it so that multiple devices connected to the same router get their own public IP
Sep
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comment How to prevent Excel from modifying the file on exit?
I wonder whether opening them read-only will avoid this problem. Will probably know in a while and try to remember to report back.
Aug
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comment Command line cp or rsync to crawl drive seeking only specific file types and put them somewhere?
At least on my system I need a closing \; after the target directory. On GNU systems (which the OP doesn't have, so this is for reference only), you might save some overhead by doing … -exec cp -t /mnt/dest {} +. This copies multiple files in one go.
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Jan
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answered Why do computers count from zero?
Jan
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answered How can I make the read only file system writable on BusyBox?
Jan
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accepted Avoid errors from tar failing to restore directory permissions
Jan
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asked Avoid errors from tar failing to restore directory permissions
Jan
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accepted Human-readable dump of gpg public key
Jan
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comment Human-readable dump of gpg public key
That debug flag doesn't work for me, for some reason. It prints a message abozt the flag being enabled, but does not print debugging info for it. Will probably have to dig through sources to find out why… @grawity: pgpdump looks very much like what I had in mind, thank you. Any particular reason you chose to edit an existing answer instead of posting a new one. After all, both are different suggestions, each with its own merits and drawbacks, so users might want to vote independently.
Jan
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answered Human-readable dump of gpg public key