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Feb
16
comment Optimize shell and awk script
Thanks for the suggestions. BTW, I'm want the script to exit if a file fails.
Jan
10
comment if i have two external hard drives connected to my computer by USB (2.0 i think) will they load with consistent letters?
Next time you insert that disk, it will be assigned the letter you gave it using the above process - provided they have not been allocated to some other disk.
Jan
7
comment Reading output of shell command in awk script
Yes thanks, found out about that after this posting, will close the question in 2 days(superuser requirement)
Jan
5
comment Bash auto-delete script
It will only execute when called. If you want it to run a regular intervals use cron - clickmojo.com/code/cron-tutorial.html.
Jan
5
comment Can't delete a directory on external drive (OS X)
Have you tried deleting it from a different operating system?
Jan
5
comment Bash auto-delete script
Thanks for the suggestions, have made the changes. Please take another look at it and let me know what you think.
Jan
4
comment Why do I see the weird backspace behaviour on my shell sometimes?
I don't know why it would happen during a session? are you loading other configurations during the session? Or does the problem occur after running a particular piece of software?
Aug
12
comment Find port traffic on remote host
glad it worked for you.
Aug
12
comment Hosts File not working correctly
hosts has 127.0.0.1 example.com and you say "browsing example.com, will open the correct example.com page @ 192.0.32.10 ", this doesn't sound right to me.
Aug
12
comment How to fix a broken login in ubuntu 10.04?
Are any other accounts having this problem? Have you tried deleting and recreating the account?
Aug
11
comment laptop fan does not stop
I'm afraid it's back to the drivers then.
Aug
11
comment Tail multiple files while piping one of the files through grep
So, what is the status now?
Aug
11
comment How to save settings on bootable USB drive?
I have done it with the last 5 releases of ubuntu, no stability problems.
Aug
11
comment laptop fan does not stop
Is the new harddisk physically bigger, does it use more power, does it block the flow of air?
Aug
9
comment Turn off Webcam Light on Dell Inspiron 1525
I like low tech solutions for simple promlems
Aug
8
comment How can I merge or concatenate 2 or more *.3gp files into jaust another 3gp file?
@Joel Coehoorn - it works perfectly for mp3 files
Aug
8
comment How to download and save mp3s
installing linux, yes, being familiar with the shell and where to find files created/edited from the shell...i don't think so.
Aug
8
comment How to download and save mp3s
not to be nasty but if you know how to use linux and a shell, you have already figured out saving files :)
Aug
8
comment How to avoid leaving browsing history in router logs?
The Better Privacy addon will clear these flash cookies. you can set to clear them on exit of firefox. addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/6623
Aug
8
comment Unix (Gnu/Linux, Mac OS X) program or command to count HTTP connections made by a program
Do you know the destination address you're testing? you can probably tell which port your testing application is using. Filter by these criteria also