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PostgreSQL and Debian hacker, DBA at MeetMe


Jan
2
comment How is install -c different from cp
Good answer. But see also cp --remove-destination in GNU coreutils.
Oct
21
comment Postgres DB table recovery
I would log in using psql and see what became of the table.
Aug
4
comment Way to avoid ssh connection timeout & freezing of terminal tab
@adityamenon No, EscapeChar ~ is already the built-in default.
Nov
9
comment Bash script: dealing with spaces when running indirectly commands
I added a solution for the second part. The idea is the same, but I'm not going to set up a whole rsync setup to test it. ;-)
Jun
19
comment Is it possible to speed up ./configure?
GNU make uses quite complicated C code for starting and managing multiple processes. configure scripts are written in portable Bourne shell. It would be possible, but probably very difficult.
Feb
1
comment Emacs protection against simultaneous editing by same user
@Charles: I know that, but that is not the question.
Jan
6
comment Order of execution of startup(boot) programs and “after time”
Which operating system?
Jan
5
comment Emacs protection against simultaneous editing by same user
I want basically the same behavior as vi with its swap files.
Jan
5
comment Emacs protection against simultaneous editing by same user
Yes, on two different consoles.
Jan
5
comment Emacs protection against simultaneous editing by same user
As mentioned in the question, I want to know about the conflict when I open the file, not when I save it.
Jan
5
comment Charging a laptop battery, without a laptop
Suggest "earthquake" tag.
Jan
2
comment In utf-8 collation, why 11- is less then 1-?
Not that I'm aware of.
Jan
2
comment Watch folder and print without intervention
Which operating system?
Dec
25
comment change the UI lang when using postgresql psql.exe
In a Linux environment, this is controlled by environment variables on the client. If your OS is generally set to one language, psql should behave the same. Not sure why that doesn't work in your case.
Sep
24
comment Is there a way I can use $PATH as defined by my bash profile?
@Rich Homolka: No, I'm afraid you're wrong.
Sep
4
comment turn off Linux file cache
I suppose it depends on which "write cache" he means.
Jul
29
comment How to know the recommended/suggested packages using terminal?
Without sudo please.
Jul
29
comment How to prevent evince from contacting other instances?
I can't reproduce that. If I run evince foo.pdf; evince bar.pdf I get two different windows and two different processes.
Jun
1
comment Why do I get duplicated entries in my $PATH?
That URL doesn't exist (anymore?). Please post the information here.
Apr
30
comment Make Firefox use the favicon as window icon under Linux
@quack quixote: Yes, also works when using Konqueror in GNOME or LXDE.