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2d
revised Batch Update Symbolic Links Recursively
fix quoting to allow using with filenames that include spaces
Oct
6
revised How can I wipe a flash drive from Linux?
add note about overwriting the whole disk
Sep
30
revised Can I fix error 0xc0000225 without reinstalling Windows?
fix drive lettering
Sep
30
revised Can I fix error 0xc0000225 without reinstalling Windows?
add more output from command-line tools
Sep
29
revised Can I fix error 0xc0000225 without reinstalling Windows?
add output of command line tools
Sep
25
revised nmap output difference between -sL and -sP
improve formatting, add tag
Jan
7
revised Is it still necessary to shut down computers?
remove specific recommendations
Jan
27
revised How do I delete a directory that appears to contain nameless files?
add output of rm -rf and ls -N | cat -A
Aug
16
revised How to store SSH keys?
added 297 characters in body
Apr
27
revised What should a person know before assembling their first computer?
reword the question (and as a one-time bump)
Jul
14
revised What is the most efficient way to implement a cron job to back up a MySQL database and e-mail it to myself?
added 48 characters in body
Jul
10
revised Been away from linux for 10 years. Which commands have I missed?
added 4 characters in body
Jul
9
revised Linux Mint 9 installation on separate physical drive
added 815 characters in body
Jul
9
revised Framework for interactive shell script (bash)
add version with "case"
Jul
9
revised Framework for interactive shell script (bash)
check for existence of function before invoking
Jul
7
revised Finding out why/how a folder is being created
added 332 characters in body
Jul
5
revised Using konsole (kde) color schemes in gnome terminal?
added 255 characters in body
Jul
2
revised Faster way to delete files on a network drive
fix to use rmdir
Jul
2
revised Faster way to delete files on a network drive
added 241 characters in body
Jul
1
revised ssh-agent and screen
talk about connecting terminals to the agent process