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Feb
24
comment How to move in a big jump on the bash shell?
a comment, since I can't find a definitive answer. Check the output of bind -l, and try to find what those those keywords do. There's one 'vi-column' that looks interesting. or try the "forward-word" (ESC-f) backwards-word (ESC-b) tags.
Feb
24
comment How to move in a big jump on the bash shell?
ctrl-a and ctrl-e are emacs/gmacs commands. you're asking them to switch.
Feb
24
comment How to teach older people to use a computer
Vote to close; this is way too broad... you don't even mention what type of computer you're going to get them. Linux? Windows? Mac? Are you any good, could you teach her? Check local libraries if they have any free classes.
Feb
20
comment How to cp multiple file extensions?
your glob is shell dependent. What shell are you using? parenthesis like those are not glob metacharacters
Feb
17
comment Programatically determine if an script is being executed on laptop or desktop?
I'd say why you need to know? Are you worried about battery life
Feb
17
revised How to use Terminal to delete all .svn folders recursively?
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Feb
5
comment Wireless router radiation level
I know this is old, but I'd suggest thinking of microwaves as well. Remember how they discovered a microwave could cook stuff: some researchers walked in front of a radar dish, and it cooked a chocolate bar in their pocket. Meaning, they probably did that walk dozens of times with no ill effect to themselves, yet had enough juice to zap a Hershey's. And your router has maybe a thousandth or much less of the power.
Jan
26
comment Where does ubuntu 14.04 drop core files?
@djf the OP didn't specify what program was causing core dumps. It may not be programmers code. It may be Unity for all we know.
Jan
21
comment What connectors do USB 3.0 devices use?
I've got a hard drive that uses that cable. I think you can use a normal A cable, BUT you fallback to USB2.0 speeds.
Jan
8
comment Highlight bash output in iTerm 2?
As I said before, You need to add the G flag (on Mac OS X) for it to colonize.
Jan
6
comment Highlight bash output in iTerm 2?
what do you expect to be colorized? try ls -G. It seems that solarized is a set of color schemes. IT doesn't make your commands do colorization. You may need to check your vim settings as well
Dec
19
revised Command “find” -exec replacing string
iname means case insensitive match
Dec
19
comment Command “find” -exec replacing string
does mogrify have a -o flag for output location? would simplify code a bit. also, what OS are you using? more specifically, what shell? With find, can we assume a Linux shell?
Dec
19
answered Find files then tar with wildcard
Dec
19
comment How to open a file in binary format.(1's & 0's)
I agree with this. Find something that deals with mostly Hex, binary for the few places where it makes a difference. You only want to deal with a few binary bytes, not a whole file.
Dec
10
answered Make Firefox /Chrome Dark
Dec
5
answered Where does ubuntu 14.04 drop core files?
Nov
18
answered Are mysql records able to be accessed through terminal navigation?
Oct
28
comment Display the PID with bash scripting
@ReinhardtRatkasvanRooyen is this on a Mac? My assumption was Linux, therefore gawk.
Oct
28
revised Display the PID with bash scripting
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