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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
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?