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Jun
19
comment How to go past window 9 in GNU Screen without going to Window list?
That should be the accepted answer.
Mar
5
revised Sort file with respect to a part of a column
forgot to add -r to the command in previous edit, removed note about untested command because I tested/fixed it
Mar
5
answered How can tar backup access timestamps
Mar
5
suggested suggested edit on Sort file with respect to a part of a column
Mar
5
revised Sort file with respect to a part of a column
fixed parameters
Mar
5
suggested suggested edit on Sort file with respect to a part of a column
Mar
5
comment Sort file with respect to a part of a column
It is -k4 instead of -f4. And he wants reverse order, so -r has to be applied, too.
Mar
5
suggested suggested edit on Sort file with respect to a part of a column
Mar
5
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Mar
4
comment ssh trough HTTPS without a proxy
Works only if just the port is checked. It won't work with deep packet inspection.
Mar
4
answered Is it possible to run NetBeans installed in Windows to run on Ubuntu
Mar
3
comment ssh trough HTTPS without a proxy
What are normal tools? And why do you need HTTPS if you have an encrypted SSH session anyway? For tunneling SSH through HTTP you can use httptunnel but it doesn't support HTTPS.
Mar
3
answered SMART-status: reallocated_sector_ct FAILING_NOW
Mar
1
comment Linux Server out of Disk Space
Did you already run a fsck? Maybe your filesystem is broken. And for identifying large files/directory there is a nice interactive tool: ncdu.
Feb
28
comment Difference between “ls -lh” & “ls -lh | tail -n +2”
Be warned that processing the output of ls is a bad idea.
Dec
7
comment Clear stdin before reading
Unfortunately this doesn't work with all shells, e.g. dash :(
Dec
3
comment Error mounting samba share, cannot mount block device xxxx read-only
Doesn't seem to be a "silly mistake" because I run into the same problem and the error message didn't help me at all. Thanks for posting the solution!
Nov
25
comment Arch Linux Network disabling itself
Anything helpful reported by dmesg?
Nov
22
comment Is an internet connection required to install a GUI like KDE?
No, not if you have a CD/DVD/USB device containing all required packages.
Nov
22
comment Delete files and exclude some with find
@slhck Thanks, I updated my answer. Although the efficiency is questionable because xargs would lead to fewer rm calls :)