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Aug
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comment How to use “date” to print tomorrow's day of the week
@jim BTW: +1 for AIX... I was stuck using it years ago. Also, since this is Linux, you can rely on the -delete operator for (GNU) find. You can replace the | xargs rm {} \; with -delete and not be stuck with quoting rules or -no-run-if-empty.
Aug
1
answered How to use “date” to print tomorrow's day of the week
Aug
1
comment How to use “date” to print tomorrow's day of the week
IMHO this is a bad idea to have the name-of-week. what if you have two weeks of logs? what if you restart during the day. At best both scenarios above would be confusing, at worst you'd (possibly) overwrite the existing file.
Aug
1
comment How to use “date” to print tomorrow's day of the week
@AlexanderFarber this shouldn't change mtime unless you save the file. Were you perhaps thinking of atime? Also, maybe you should use view instead of vi, view opens readonly by default.
Jul
28
revised Is there any way to answer a phone call using a dial-up modem?
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Jul
23
comment How do I open the file with extension .srdt?
I'd personally download a small subsdet of Cygwin, and use the unix file utility to see what it thinks the file is. Though that's probably much easier for me than you
Jul
20
comment Apache undoes my change to User in httpd.conf
PHP, normally, is already in apache.
Jul
18
comment Apache undoes my change to User in httpd.conf
Note: technically, php isn't (usually) spawned by Apache, instead php runs inside Apache.
Jul
15
revised Windows XP - How do use grep to find strings in files in subdirectories
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Jul
15
revised Windows XP - How do use grep to find strings in files in subdirectories
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Jul
15
revised Windows XP - How do use grep to find strings in files in subdirectories
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Jul
15
comment Windows XP - How do use grep to find strings in files in subdirectories
@ParthianShot that would still not do what the poster wanted, which is recursive.
Jul
15
answered Windows XP - How do use grep to find strings in files in subdirectories
Jul
15
comment Windows XP - How do use grep to find strings in files in subdirectories
It's probably not grep, but how you call your command. Are you using Command Prompt, or a UNIX-like shell? (bash, zsh, etc)
Jul
11
comment How do I check the internet usage of a particular device in my room?
+1 I was going to say the above, but for dd-wrt. If you got the geek cred enough to set it up, dd-wrt has special tools to send data to nice graphs and such.
Jul
11
comment Is there a way to catch all invokations of hardlink creation and replace them with symbolic links?
Replace system ln? and hope nothing else is running that uses it at that time... wouldn't it be safer to make a local ln and set your PATH to that one? if your make system uses hard coded paths, you're SOL, but at least your system isn't gorked
Jul
7
answered Remote edit with local editor (Linux)
Jul
7
answered kioexec with multiple files
Jul
7
comment HTTPS for the Asus RT-N12 router's web interface
It's a pain - I put DD-WRT on my Linksys.. it's better than stock Linksys firmware (never saw asus firmware, so can't comment). Seems to be worth it for me, and you can always go back (with some pain) if you need.
Jul
7
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