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Aug
10
revised Windows 8.1 Update 1 Disk Usage 100%
Moved actually answer to the top
Aug
9
comment what prevents cd-r from being rewritten?
"It cant be used again." Exactly. Makes me wonder how this answers the question then. (Unless you intended to write "The disc cannot be used again, but it might be possible to erase existing data. [...]")
Aug
9
revised Where can I find a list of all formulas available for homebrew?
Removed noise, added disclosure.
Aug
7
awarded  Nice Question
Aug
6
comment Is there a Internet PC Parts database? Like IMDB except it's about PC parts: motherboards, CPUs, Power supplies etc etc
Well, @CanadianLuke, I guess the (old) question is actually asking for links.
Aug
3
comment what prevents cd-r from being rewritten?
The data might be gone, but then how can new data be written after that?
Aug
3
comment Time when was firefox accesed last
This might get one started: forensicswiki.org/wiki/Mozilla_Firefox
Aug
3
comment Merged “Program Files” and “Program Files (x86)” into single folder. Can I undo it?
Do you remember which you merged into which, and if you then chose to replace or keep files that were already in the target folder? (If applicable.)
Aug
3
revised Merged “Program Files” and “Program Files (x86)” into single folder. Can I undo it?
Made title shout less and summarize more; merged comment from author into question
Aug
3
comment Strange ethernet cables
Nice. (Well, not really. I'd say those technicians should adhere to the standards, or be laid off.) Any chance you can fix the cabling in some wall outlet instead?
Aug
3
comment Accessing the firmware of an USB flash drive
I don't know if "USB flash drives usually don't come with programmable or accessible firmware" is still true, or was true 4 years ago. But a nice/scary related read: This thumbdrive hacks computers. “BadUSB” exploit makes devices turn “evil”.
Jul
31
revised Hibernating and booting into another OS: will my filesystems be corrupted?
Merged some more comment from author into post
Jul
31
comment What damage will powering down instead of shutting down do?
But powering down (like by holding the power button for a few seconds on most computers, or some switch on the low voltage site of the power supply) might be different from cutting the power? And thinking about it, before the soft power down was introduced, everyone eventually just cut the power using a switch on the main power? (Aka "It is Now Safe to Turn Off Your Computer".)
Jul
31
comment Hibernating and booting into another OS: will my filesystems be corrupted?
The most scary thing for me: this seems to be about a data disk, right? So it's not even the state of the OS itself that is hibernated onto that USB disk, but just data? In that case I'd kind of expect software to properly write things to disk when they get the signal that the OS is about to hibernate. But apparently not...
Jul
31
revised Hibernating and booting into another OS: will my filesystems be corrupted?
Merged comment from author into post
Jul
31
comment How can I make Time Machine back up my virtual machines?
Eh, @user603749, now that you accepted this: did this work for you? Your comment says that xattr didn't show anything? (Also, your ls output doesn't show an @, to indicate the file has extended attributes.) Was it excluded somewhere else?
Jul
30
comment Remove two dots back from end of line
As an aside, just a quick test on my Mac: echo "gtk2-2.24.22-2.fc20.x86_64"|sed -E 's/^(.*)\.[^\.]*\.[^\.]*$/\1/'
Jul
30
comment Remove two dots back from end of line
Nah, I don't like the question ;-) (But feel free to include it and remove my comments!) But I cannot upvote twice ;-)
Jul
30
comment Remove two dots back from end of line
Even when being greedy, most regex implementations will still try to match the input, being less greedy if needed? So something like (.*)\.[^\.]*\.[^\.]* will match the full string, but then only capture whatever is before those last two dots. But indeed, your answer might very well be easier, if this is to be done in Bash, which is a good assumption giving it's apparently the output of an rpm command.
Jul
30
answered How can I type in a specific width for my browser? I am using Chrome and the chrome dev-tools