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Sep
28
comment How to copy one file into multiple subfolders at once on a Linux server?
copied from the wrong terminal, added in my slash
Sep
28
comment How to copy one file into multiple subfolders at once on a Linux server?
what if there is a file in the current dir that matches *.foo.bar.baz?
Sep
28
comment How can I change the default boot menu option from the grub command line?
You can't make the changes I described without booting into linux. If you can't boot the installed system, you can use a live cd.
Sep
27
comment How can I batch process HTML files to prepare them for printing?
What operating system are you using?
Sep
27
comment Does a laptop recharger waste electricity when the laptop is not connected?
The article I refer to shows you how to calculate it.
Sep
27
comment How can I determine if a certain machine exists on the network?
it is possible for a computer to ignore arp requests, it depends on how much a computer wants to hide.
Sep
26
comment Sharing Internet Connection with policies
This is a minor change of a setting in IE or Firefox.
Sep
26
comment Way to discover or contact owner of an open wireless network?
I refer you to my first comment.
Sep
26
comment Way to discover or contact owner of an open wireless network?
using nmap and net send is in no way illegal. It is not for you to decide what is and is not illegal, that is for the courts of given jurisdiction.
Sep
26
comment Network drive constantly remaps at startup
last resort - add a batch file to your startup to delete the mapping :(
Sep
26
comment Network drive constantly remaps at startup
What happens if you logon to the computer under a different account?
Sep
26
comment Way to discover or contact owner of an open wireless network?
Many things done on a computer may constitute an offense, depending on the local laws. I'm happy to leave it to the individual to decide what to do. We are here to discuss technical issues that apply to the specific question and broader scenarios. The information in the answers here apply to private networks too and will be of use to network admins. I dislike all the suggestions of illegality.
Sep
26
comment Early detection of machine (laptop, desktop, server, etc…) failure
no, it's a hard drive tool.
Sep
25
comment Way to discover or contact owner of an open wireless network?
How is trespassing on a person's property related to this question?
Sep
21
comment How to resolve OSX computer name to ip address for local web service?
Did you try --- nbtstat -A 192.168.235.18
Sep
20
comment Unix one-liner to quote all words on a line
glenn - nice sed, works fine for me in ubuntu ..... dsg - try [^ ]+ instead of [^ ]\+.
Sep
7
comment creating RS-232 connections over RAS with a null modem connection
Would stackoverflow be more appropriate for this question?
Aug
26
comment PGP private key password change and relationship to public key
Can you point me towards some documentation? It's a tricky one to search for on google.
Aug
17
comment How do I force Ubuntu to renew its knowledge about hardware and install proper drivers?
I run ubuntu from an usb hard drive and if use it on multiple computers I run into the problem with video drivers mentioned in the above answer.. Any suggestions for that scenario?
Feb
18
comment Optimize shell and awk script
Thanks for the help, I have it parsing 400 files in 8 seconds now, see my answer in this thread link