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Mar
15
comment Extract identical files from two directories
Then pick a different checksum algorithm, like openssl dgst -md5. Same code.
Mar
14
answered Extract identical files from two directories
Mar
13
comment How can I hide or show rows automatically based on a value in a cell?
You can use conditional formatting to automatically highlight rows. It's not hiding the other data, but it will pick out the matches and doesn't need VBA.
Mar
5
answered How to find files which do not contain their own filename
Feb
22
answered How to sort this list in excel?
Feb
15
answered How do I group a colum sort in Excel by year and then by month?
Feb
14
comment Why is deleting a file faster than copying?
That's also how disc scans can recover "deleted" files (not restore from recycle bin). If you compare the copy time to the overwrite time, you'll find they are closer.
Feb
6
awarded  Nice Answer
Feb
1
answered Can you grab any IP address on the Internet?
Dec
27
comment If a server is just a big computer, why not just use a server as your computer?
A server is a computer that provides a service; a desktop is one that sits in front of a user. Those are not contradictory (think X Windows server). But a computer designed for data center use will be noisy, hot, and inconvenient on the desktop.
Dec
19
answered How to run process in background with output in file after some foreground input/output actions on linux?
Dec
17
comment Why system RAM can not have a battery backup in the same way as a CMOS?
Probably your definition of "negligible" doesn't match the actual consumption vs battery capacity vs time. Assuming 10W and 1000 hrs of standby, you need a 10 KW battery, which is about 4 "C" size NiMH, plus charging circuitry, voltage conversion, etc. Of course, one could just use static RAM and have no battery consumption when off.
Dec
11
comment How to use find with -delete when looking for directories
find . -type d -name '*foo' -print | xargs rm -rf; If you are concerned with spaces in names pipe to ... | while read d; do rm -rf $d; done instead of xargs. If you know the directories are empty, use rmdir instead of rm -r
Nov
11
answered Link root directory to home folder for user
Nov
7
comment How to make Firefox remember a self signed certificate is trusted
Have you tried getting the certificate and importing it? If that doesn't work, what error do you get?
Oct
29
answered How to remove large number of files/folders in linux
Oct
20
awarded  Yearling
Oct
16
comment Is there an Excel formula to identify special characters in a cell?
Is there a particular reason you're doing this text processing task in Excel? Even limiting oneself to Microsoft Office tools, it's a fairly simple search & replace in Word. Table with two columns, original filename and processed file name.
Oct
7
answered Excel Format - less than 1.00 should appear as -
Sep
17
revised Fast way to export data out into different excel files based on Column
fixed typo