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Jun
12
comment What is the best way to deal with `rm`?
rm='rm -i' - closing apostroph not to forget. Of course you test it first, though.
Jun
6
comment Google Chrome and Firefox cannot connect when Internet Explorer can
On windows, there is a menu entry/icon for System:Services:Messages - maybe you'll find more details there. I rarely use windows and have a localized version, where the name is 'System:Dienste' afaik, with logentries for system/network/application if I remember right. I can not control where exactly. It is close to other system configuration stuff.
Jun
2
comment What other command-line programs have this output format?
Well - there a millions of programs to parse CSV-files, so it you transform the format to CSV, you can transform it from there to almonst anything else - put it into a SQL Database, open it with OpenOfficeCalc or any other spreadsheet program.
May
30
comment What are some good mnemonics for common Unix commands?
And tar xjf? Extract je files? The `z´ doesn't stand for 'the' files, but for gzip.
May
28
comment Is there a way to learn Linux without completely switching to Linux?
You are misinformed. There aren't any known linux virusses in the wild - you don't need any AV-software. It isn't hard to get rid of viruses, but to get hold on viruses on linux.
May
19
comment Why do we include a $ in Linux folder names?
@user761350: No. Maybe your $CVBLOB variable expands to something with, again CVBLOB in the name, like /opt/CVBLOB. But it needn't. So the answer to your original question is 'never'. A variable is prefixed with $, and the name is more or less free to chooose. And it isn't related to the path. You may extend your path with a literal name or an variable, like PATH=$PATH:$JAVA_HOME/bin or PATH=$PATH:/opt/jdk-1.6.20_26/bin` but you have to do it. There is no automatic DIR->VAR-PATH.
May
13
comment What other command-line programs have this output format?
Which platform doesn't have tr and sed? You know the win32-ports for the gnu-tools?
May
2
comment Is there a simpler form of find . -name “*substring_of_filename*” on Mac OS X and Linux?
But do you have a file called fooapp_configbar in the starting directory? You can use the command without quotes on Linux, for example, too, and it will leave the asterix untouched, if there is no matching file in the current directory at the very first level.
May
2
comment Is there a simpler form of find . -name “*substring_of_filename*” on Mac OS X and Linux?
What seems not true? That you can omit the dot? Or that a file which contains 'app_config' in its name and which is in the current directory, will restrict the search to his name.
Apr
28
comment Prevent Firefox' directory-listing to display 'file'-prefix
Yes, thank you. I already searched on meta, whether somebody complained about the system, whoms rant I could upvote. I found some related postings but stopped after reading 2 pages of headlines. I noticed, that I could have prevented this from happening (just in this case), if I had downvoted it before from 2 to 1. However it was an attempt to help me, so this would have been a little harsh, no bounty and downvoting. But DV it later and the 25-autobounty value flag it as not the optimal answer, keep a little reward, but not too much - I can live with it, but I don't think the system is ok.
Apr
28
comment Prevent Firefox' directory-listing to display 'file'-prefix
I'm sorry, but for the logs: This answer was no solution to the problem. I don't know who voted it up. I don't knwo why the system decides to give it half of the bounty. A silly system, imho.
Apr
25
comment How to escape file output for compatibilty with 'xargs'?
Useless use of xargs.
Apr
21
comment Prevent Firefox' directory-listing to display 'file'-prefix
Instead of 'Datei', you would see 'file' perhaps, and some headlines (Index of file://home/foobar, \n Change to parent directory \n name, size, change-time). I added version (3.6.16) info and sourceview above.
Apr
21
comment Prevent Firefox' directory-listing to display 'file'-prefix
I don't have a webserver running. It's just for viewing file:///home/stefan/ or other directories on the local machine. No HTML involved.
Apr
21
comment Prevent Firefox' directory-listing to display 'file'-prefix
Thanks. I did so, and for instance, I have icons with pdf in their name, like ./16/application-pdf.png, ./16/gnome-mime-application-pdf.png but no symbol is shown (above screenshot was made on another machine) and I don't have symbols named *odt*, but symbols for odt are shown. System is, btw, xUbuntu-Linux, and Icon-theme, as I found out, is elementaryXubuntu - I include this info above. Last point: Why does the script link to every file, instead of the corresponding directory? Ah, to change the filename form svg to png. That should work?
Apr
19
comment How to use ls command with cd recursively
find test* -maxdepth 1 -type d -regex ".*/V[0-9]+" > list1
Apr
16
comment MS-Excel: How to produce a chart from data organized this way?
I don't want to be offensive. Just a nice question. Have you considered using OpenOffice.calc? It comes without restrictions. And you may save your Documents in xls-format and its successors too.
Apr
16
comment OpenOffice.org calc: how to dynamically update a data range for a graph?
I'm interested in the same topic, for OpenOffice.org ;)
Apr
14
comment Additional OS on my Laptop
@BoodPhilia, @AlBouazizi Ah, I think now I understand. It's not about primary/extended partition, but about real installation, or installation to a virtual machine. The word partition brought me on the wrong path.
Apr
14
comment Additional OS on my Laptop
For a different question, you should open a different question, which has the right tags, attracts the right people, fits to the headline. You can put a link here to your new question and there to your old one, imho. However - recent partitioning software allows to resize existing partitions, so I don't see a real reason.