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There is probably an anecdote from the Bell Labs from the early 1970s which either solves your problem or improves your understanding of it.

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Dec
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suggested rejected edit on Macro to increment date from a start date to finish date
Dec
1
answered Pinging random public ip gives no results
Nov
27
answered Mounting /dev/sda on / and /dev/sdc on /usr
Nov
23
comment Cron won't run my root script
The syntax for root's crontab is different.
Nov
7
comment Parse out specific parameter from python script
I made this simplification. Check the earlier version from the edit history of this answer if you don't want this.
Nov
7
revised Parse out specific parameter from python script
Actually, just look for any "never" and we're done
Nov
7
comment Parse out specific parameter from python script
Maybe I misunderstood your last comment to the question, though. I interpreted "I need to grep for both of them since either one would signify a locked account. But both being never would mean they are still accessible" to mean that it's a special case if they are both "Never". If you (still) simply need to check if at least one of them is "Never", the script can be simplifed -- just use a simple flag and set it to True instead of appending to never (just replace the array with a boolean).
Nov
7
comment Parse out specific parameter from python script
Works for me here. Added the (obvious) missing parts, though.
Nov
7
revised Parse out specific parameter from python script
Add (obvious) missing parts
Nov
6
answered Parse out specific parameter from python script
Nov
6
revised Spell check in the Bash CLI
hunspell, too
Nov
6
answered Spell check in the Bash CLI
Nov
6
answered Should I be worry after opening suspicious Email attachment?
Nov
6
revised Where is the default directory of saved files using wget in crontab?
Example of how to run in a different directory
Nov
6
comment Why echo $(crontab -l) outputs current working directory listing and only then the content of crontab file itself?
This is a syntax error -- it tries to execute the output from grep and fails if it is not a valid command.
Nov
6
answered Why echo $(crontab -l) outputs current working directory listing and only then the content of crontab file itself?
Nov
6
answered Where is the default directory of saved files using wget in crontab?
Oct
31
comment Debian Linux: /usr/bin/nologin missing
packages.debian.org/…
Oct
31
comment Messed up /usr/ directory in Ubuntu. Can't sudo!
If you have run a stray chmod -R whatever then the only sane way to recover is to restore from backups or reinstall your system. Otherwise, you will be mired with lost or insecure privileges for quite some time to come.
Oct
31
comment Messed up /usr/ directory in Ubuntu. Can't sudo!
And/or, moral: don't mess with /usr.