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Nov
29
comment How do I navigate up one directory from the terminal?
That could be just for i in $(seq "$1"); do cd ..; done.
Nov
17
comment SSH into a machine and then launch an interactive command line program
Once what is complete?
Nov
1
answered Why does my script return a syntax error?
Oct
9
awarded  Informed
Oct
7
revised Create bash menu based on file list (map files to numbers)
fix typo
Oct
6
answered Create bash menu based on file list (map files to numbers)
Sep
22
comment See Download progress
Or click on the Downloads button in the toolbar/menu. If you hold the pointer over the button, a tooltip should appear showing the keyboard shortcut.
May
11
revised How to automatically install a program bash suggests I install?
mention the automation aspect in the title; punctuation fixes
May
11
suggested approved edit on How to automatically install a program bash suggests I install?
Apr
19
comment How do I completely clear a terminal window
Which terminal emulator are you using? (ps $PPID should tell you that.) The commands you mentioned only send messages; it's up to the particular terminal emulator to respond to those messages, and there is some variation in exactly how they're handled.
Mar
20
comment How do I count text lines?
Restarting the shell or using source ~/.profile is only needed if you had to change it to add ~/bin to PATH, which you didn't mention.
Mar
20
comment How do I count text lines?
Shorter, more efficient: print(sum(1 for line in open(sys.argv[1]) if line != '\n'))
Mar
2
answered Pre-define colors for Terminal?
Jan
27
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Jan
27
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Jan
27
comment Why doesn't running “sudo shutdown now” shutdown?
Maybe you're thinking of the Windows command shutdown /a, which aborts a shutdown (equivalent to shutdown -c in Ubuntu).
Nov
28
awarded  Yearling
Nov
28
awarded  Explainer
Nov
28
revised tr: convert apostrophe to ASCII
made title more specific; added tags
Nov
28
revised How would I get Ubuntu Server to automatically start programs on two virtual terminals?
made title specific; caps and punctuation; tagged [virtual-console]