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Mar
25
answered How are Linux environment variables DISPLAY and XAUTHORITY used?
Mar
25
answered How expensive to run PC 24/7 or how to figure out how to determine it?
Mar
22
answered Simple Bash scripting
Mar
17
answered Why does hardware get slower with time?
Mar
17
comment How can I find a computer on my network that is doing mass mailings?
After you've sealed off port 25 except for your mail servers, check them to ensure they are neither infected nor acting as a relay. Also, get back to the ISP and try to get more info, like source IP trail.
Mar
15
comment grep beginning of file?
using find can also return only plain files directly to start the pipe.
Mar
6
answered Can I, and how do I, remove older versions of the kernel in Ubuntu?
Feb
27
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Feb
27
comment Directories Exceeding a Certain Size?
Recursive content? If you're looking for the size of the content of the directories, use the "du" (disk usage) command. Find will be looking at the actual size of the directory file itself
Feb
26
answered ajaxterm: cannot type some characters (j, b, u for sure)
Feb
26
answered Directories Exceeding a Certain Size?
Feb
24
answered Is there a program that gives the result of a chemical reaction?
Feb
21
answered Disabling Linux mouse middle button
Feb
19
comment Emacs M v doesnt work on OS x?
Now if your keyboard has a Meta key, you can just hold that down.
Feb
19
comment ERROR: /var/lib is world writable!
What are /var/lib's permissions? For that matter, what are /var's?
Feb
18
answered Can a computer respond to ICMP request if no OS is installed/ is soft-powered off?
Feb
14
comment tar a directory
Also, you can put the cd together with the tar: {cd /var/www; tar -cvf backup.tar .}
Feb
14
comment tar a directory
Use "." instead of "*". That gets the entire content of the current directory
Feb
14
comment rsync --remove-source-files but only those that match a pattern
Look up the -mtime option to find. You can select for removal only those files that were modified before you started the rsync
Feb
13
answered rsync --remove-source-files but only those that match a pattern