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Developer at Pythian.
Big Tcl and Perl fan.
Enjoy Ruby and JavaScript too.


5h
comment Remove text that I don't want with sed
another technique to print 7 words per line: paste - - - - - - -
Jul
16
answered My .bashrc alias not run in .desktop file
Jul
16
comment How to make those values I get from my Linux script to become the values in my XML file
And.... what do you want the result to be?
Jul
10
answered Read/If command help
Jun
26
answered script skipping user input in nested case statement
Jun
16
comment Shell Scripting Function question
You tried what, exactly?
Jun
16
answered Shell Scripting Function question
Jun
14
answered Change directory structure from /YEAR/MONTH/DAY/ to /YEAR-MONTH-DAY
Jun
12
comment Translating to Bash Command
"didn't work" is the worst possible problem description. Provide more details about exactly what you're doing and exactly what you're seeing.
Jun
11
comment Translating to Bash Command
You probably need to apt-get install make
Jun
11
comment Translating to Bash Command
is $Home supposed to be your home directory? if yes, use $HOME
Jun
11
answered Translating to Bash Command
Jun
2
comment Awk command to print all the lines except the last three lines
+1 for matching your username with your behaviour ;)
Jun
2
comment Awk command to print all the lines except the last three lines
Yes, it's a GNU extension. However, this is Ask Ubuntu, so I don't think that's a problem ...
Jun
2
comment Awk command to print all the lines except the last three lines
+1, head is the best choice.
Jun
2
revised Awk command to print all the lines except the last three lines
using `seq` is a little tidier than `echo` with a bunch of newlines
May
23
awarded  Enlightened
May
23
awarded  Nice Answer
May
15
comment How can I extract user data from a file with awk and create a new user based on it?
Don't need awk here: while IFS=: read user password homedir; do ... done < users.txt -- will have to trim trailing stuff from the line though.
May
14
answered Piping with Moreutils ts