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Aug
25
comment Copying first 1000 PDF files having single, double quotes in their name to another folder
Would the natural solution not be to store the filenames in a database so that you know which ones you have already mined?
Aug
24
comment which algorithm used by ubuntu or linux for file or folder searching in directory
Your re-edit did not make the question any clearer. Please check your phrasing and english.
Aug
23
comment Skype and Microphone in 14.04
Can you explain what actually you tried when you say 'everything under the sun'?
Aug
23
comment which algorithm used by ubuntu or linux for file or folder searching in directory
You should really provide all the research you did so far. Asking the question here should follow doing your own research.
Aug
23
comment which algorithm used by ubuntu or linux for file or folder searching in directory
Agreed Jan. I metonymically referred to the implementation as the algorithm, but I like your distinction.
Aug
23
comment External hard drive
The documents you worked on in Ubuntu are normally not going to be in that folder. Users is home in ubuntu. Can you search for a file you know you created in ubuntu and see whether that helps?
Aug
23
comment which algorithm used by ubuntu or linux for file or folder searching in directory
To the downvoters, this is a perfectly acceptable question (admitted, after the edit).
Aug
23
revised External hard drive
increased clarity
Aug
23
comment External hard drive
Ok can you tell us what you expected to see? I mean what files are you looking for?
Aug
23
revised which algorithm used by ubuntu or linux for file or folder searching in directory
increased clarity
Aug
23
answered which algorithm used by ubuntu or linux for file or folder searching in directory
Aug
23
comment External hard drive
Can you post a screenshot of what you see? (without too much personal info of course)
Aug
23
comment External hard drive
For me the question is insufficiently clear to answer it with the clarity you have answered it. Sorry for the downvote (of fake internet point), I'll see whether you have something valuable that should be upvoted, but this really deserves my downvote.
Aug
23
comment External hard drive
Two things: In all the files you see, can you click on a folder called home. Do you then see the files? Are the files on your ubuntu or on windows?
Aug
23
comment External hard drive
Please do not follow this advice because, as mark says: it will delete all data on your drive. This is not a solution to your problem.
Aug
22
comment Why doesn't 'launcher.set_property(“urgent”, True)' work?
why are you reassigning line = sys.stdin.readline() before if len(line)? also why a nested if line (which is better than if len(line) == 0) in a while line? They are the same conditions...
Aug
22
asked How to overcome the `connect failed` exception with mongodb?
Aug
22
comment How to backup the root-partition without the home partition
What do you want to backup it to?
Aug
19
comment How To Run A Shell Script Again And Again Having X Interval Of Time In Root?
First: you should not edit your question to contain the answer; second: the downvote was to motivate you to explain (by editing) why your question was different. It would be reverted on the edit. That said, you are right: they are only internet points. Third, it is absolutely permissable to ask a pseudo-duplicate question if you can prove why it is different. Anyway, best of luck.
Aug
19
comment How To Run A Shell Script Again And Again Having X Interval Of Time In Root?
Can you explain in what why this is different from a normal cron job?