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Apr
20
comment ShellScript:dialog inputbox
sigh What you're trying to do is difficult (really, I'm serious about using zenity instead) because of needing to force stuff through the extra xterm; any problems with the command etc. are going to be lost when the xterm goes away. (Maybe try adding -hold.) Look in /tmp to see if you have some other /tmp/input.* files sitting around, is all I can think of.
Apr
20
answered ShellScript:dialog inputbox
Apr
19
answered Search for files and print their full path
Apr
16
comment sound detection accessing device node directly
@cdaaawg, it does, at some default format/bit rate that you cannot control, and using that audio as a trigger (as per the OP's question) would be difficult from the shell.
Apr
15
answered mkdir: cannot create directory 'usb': No such file or directory
Apr
15
answered sound detection accessing device node directly
Apr
14
answered Why does HP Update at remote system trigger RDP printing at local system?
Apr
13
answered Change keyboard mapping (Input Source) from terminal in OS X
Apr
13
comment How Can I Create A Dump File of Running Process in Linux
By reading it? I can't run the command for you...
Apr
13
comment How Can I Create A Dump File of Running Process in Linux
lehman.cuny.edu/cgi-bin/man-cgi?gcore or install it using your system's package manager and do man gcore.
Apr
13
answered How Can I Create A Dump File of Running Process in Linux
Apr
13
comment When/Why do you use mount -a over auto?
I would not advise doing it when the system is already booted, because while the system should catch you trying to mount / a second time, sometimes things go wrong. Trying to use it for removable media has the opposite problem: the system will want that media to be present at boot time. "it is run at boot time" means exactly what it says, any filesystem marked auto will be mounted at boot time, including removable media. It will also be marked as system-mounted, not user-mounted, meaning your USB key (if it was plugged in) can only be umounted by root.
Apr
13
comment When/Why do you use mount -a over auto?
The point is that mount -a is run at boot time, so whatever else you might want to do with it, you must expect that it will also happen at boot. This is why you should probably not try to use it yourself. And I said specific filesystem types, not specific filesystems: this means filesystems whose fstype field is nfs or ext2 or etc.
Apr
13
comment When/Why do you use mount -a over auto?
You can use -a with specific filesystem types, but you'd have to distinguish then between mount at boot and your possible use. Don't try to use -a for your own uses; consider it part of the OS scaffolding.
Apr
13
comment using VIM distributed with OSX
I don't understand what you're asking.
Apr
13
comment using VIM distributed with OSX
What is confusing about it? vim filename from a terminal, just as on Linux or etc..
Apr
13
revised When/Why do you use mount -a over auto?
further clarification
Apr
13
revised When/Why do you use mount -a over auto?
better (*any*) punctuation and markup
Apr
13
answered When/Why do you use mount -a over auto?
Apr
11
answered Removing Battery and running the laptop in pluged in mode?