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Have worked as QA, developer, sysadmin, configuration manager, build engineer (not exclusively in that order)

Jun
6
awarded  Yearling
Nov
22
answered Why does my OS X Terminal display a blank window instead of a command prompt after installing MySQL?
May
21
comment Markdown Live Preview Editor?
better to list each of these as separate answers
Nov
29
comment How can I force my Mac Mini to eject a DVD
Method 4 seems simplest and most reliable
Oct
2
awarded  Popular Question
May
1
awarded  Tag Editor
May
1
revised rpm wiki excerpt
corrected to the recursive acronym; edited to correctly imply that RPM is used even in some non-Red Hat platforms.
May
1
revised How to Remove the Last 2 Lines of a Very Large File
corrected some typos
May
1
suggested suggested edit on rpm tag wiki excerpt
Apr
20
awarded  Organizer
Apr
20
revised DOS pauses in stdout/execution
added some tags since this problem can appear with any windows command-line apps
Apr
20
suggested suggested edit on DOS pauses in stdout/execution
Feb
11
comment Make ls sort by file type (then name)
@patrix the filenames are not guaranteed to start on the 50th column.
Feb
11
revised Make ls sort by file type (then name)
corrected solution for filenames with spaces
Jul
17
awarded  Yearling
Jun
9
awarded  Student
Jun
4
comment Make ls sort by file type (then name)
@glenn, you are right ... if this was a concern I would probably replace the awk with something like sed -E -e 's/([^ ]+[ ]+){8}//' to strip out the first 8 fields instead of printing the 9th
Sep
24
comment Version control for Windows configuration
+1 ... you're almost certainly going about this the wrong way.
Sep
24
answered Vim/Cygwin: No linebreaks in :! output
Sep
14
awarded  Necromancer