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Comment Post #289799 Please edit your post to add the expected result.
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2 months ago
Comment Post #288734 There I am back below 100 again ... ;)
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2 months ago
Comment Post #289619 This may sound like nitpicking, but do you by "new" mean a _different_ IP address than the current one, or is renewal of the existing lease also acceptable?
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3 months ago
Edit Post #289401 Post edited:
For full command-line reproductions, block code format is recommended. Use inline code for mentioning command names and options.
3 months ago
Suggested Edit Post #289401 Suggested edit:
For full command-line reproductions, block code format is recommended. Use inline code for mentioning command names and options.
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helpful 3 months ago
Edit Post #289467 Post edited:
Fix (probably) intended formatting
3 months ago
Suggested Edit Post #289467 Suggested edit:
Fix (probably) intended formatting
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helpful 3 months ago
Edit Post #287821 Post edited:
Fix typo in title, replace abbreviations, minor re-tag (Q is about zsh keybindings in the python interpreter, not vim per se)
4 months ago
Edit Post #289201 Post edited:
Make title more concrete to the part of the output in question; shorten the output lines so that they fit without hor. scroll bars.
4 months ago
Edit Post #289203 Post edited:
Explain column values
4 months ago
Edit Post #289203 Post edited:
Add TL/DR
4 months ago
Suggested Edit Post #289201 Suggested edit:
Make title more concrete to the part of the output in question; shorten the output lines so that they fit without hor. scroll bars.
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helpful 4 months ago
Edit Post #289203 Post edited:
Improve explanation and link to code fragment that controls the output
4 months ago
Edit Post #289203 Post edited:
Fix indentation
4 months ago
Edit Post #289203 History hidden:
Detailed history before this event is hidden because of a redaction.
4 months ago
Edit Post #289203 Post edited:
Amend original explanation
4 months ago
Edit Post #289203 Initial revision 4 months ago
Answer A: What does the "Valid" column mean in the output of "faillock"?
A good explanation is given on the RedHat Customer Portal. TL/DR: The `Valid` field indicates whether a record counts toward the lockout threshold (`V`) or not (`I`). The key seems to be the meaning of the `failinterval` configuration setting. From the manpage of `faillock.conf`: > `deny=n` > >...
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4 months ago
Suggested Edit Post #287821 Suggested edit:
Fix typo in title, replace abbreviations, minor re-tag (Q is about zsh keybindings in the python interpreter, not vim per se)
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helpful 4 months ago
Edit Post #288977 Post edited:
Use same script name throughout
4 months ago
Edit Post #288977 Post edited:
Updated command
4 months ago
Edit Post #288752 Post edited:
Correct grammar
4 months ago
Comment Post #289034 Please consider adding the (possibly anonymized) output of `ls -l` for that file to your question, so that we can see what the current owner/permissions are (for easier interpretation of the error message). Also, please explain _when and where_ you got this message: Was it printed to the console when...
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4 months ago
Edit Post #288977 Post edited:
Add script-file solution for convenience
5 months ago
Edit Post #288977 Post edited:
Include note on how to turn off whitespace-trimming on the non-empty lines. Use [:blank:] instead of [:space:] since only horizontal whitespace is to be trimmed there.
5 months ago
Edit Post #288934 Post edited:
Re-tag, since the task is text-processing and not restricted to files, and the central issue is not the newline character. Tried to clarify the task description from my interpretation of the OP's self-answer.
5 months ago
Suggested Edit Post #288934 Suggested edit:
Re-tag, since the task is text-processing and not restricted to files, and the central issue is not the newline character. Tried to clarify the task description from my interpretation of the OP's self-answer.
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helpful 5 months ago
Edit Post #288977 Post edited:
Break text for readability
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Edit Post #288977 Post edited:
One prompt is enough
5 months ago
Edit Post #288977 Post edited:
Make explanation clearer
5 months ago
Edit Post #288977 Initial revision 5 months ago
Answer A: Simplest way of stripping leading/trailing whitespace from file or program output
If I understand you correctly, you want to skip empty lines at the beginning of a file/stream strip leading and trailing whitespace of non-empty lines skip empty lines at the end of a file/stream.[]() This can be achieved using the following `awk` program: ```lang-bash awk 'NF==0{if (m) {b...
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5 months ago
Comment Post #288849 In order to avoid getting answers that you already know won't work, please expand the question to add more details: Did you try with `sudo apt install` and got any errors? If not, how do you conclude that `mysql-server` cannot be installed that way? Is there any other method you tried?
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5 months ago
Edit Post #288752 Post edited:
Add link to the mentioned discussion(s)
5 months ago
Edit Post #288752 Initial revision 5 months ago
Answer A: Should posting on Meta affect reputation?
Although my reputation would shrink substantially if that change were implemented ;) , I think it is the right choice to prevent votes on meta from affecting the reputation. The reason is that the very existence of this summary indicator can only be justified (cf. discussions on whether reputation...
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5 months ago
Edit Post #287333 Post edited:
Minor rephrasing and reformatting, remove duplicating tags, add tag "software-installation"
5 months ago
Edit Post #288607 Post edited:
Link to the question tagged "installation"
5 months ago
Edit Post #288607 Initial revision 5 months ago
Question Split "installation" into "OS-installation" and "software-installation"
I would like to recommend splitting the "installation" tag into one for "OS-installation" and "software-installation". Although both are installation processes, the challenges associated with them are very distinct, which I believe justifies the new tags. The impact can be kept minimal by simply r...
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5 months ago
Suggested Edit Post #287333 Suggested edit:
Minor rephrasing and reformatting, remove duplicating tags, add tag "software-installation"
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helpful 5 months ago
Edit Post #288562 Post edited:
Add notice on correct syntax for GNU BRE extension as used in GNU `sed` without `-E`.
5 months ago
Comment Post #288562 @Quasimodo Funny, I had never noticed that GNU `sed` implements something like `\+`. Now that you notified me (thank you, btw), I looked up the documentation and - of course it's written there. I should include a notice on that in the answer. And nice to see you (and many others, as I found out), to...
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5 months ago
Edit Post #288436 Post edited:
Minor improvement to formatting (all text belonging to one bullet stays indented, code formatting for literal command and option names), use more accessible names for the example programs in question
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Edit Post #288562 Post edited:
Correct strange typos
6 months ago
Edit Post #288562 Post edited:
Add notice on why `+` wouldn't work with the `sed` invocation as-is
6 months ago
Comment Post #288562 Be careful, `+` is [ERE syntax](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regular_expression#POSIX_basic_and_extended). However, when invoked without the `-E` flag, `sed` will use BRE, which doesn't know `+`. There, you would need to use explicit range indicators as in `\{1,\}` (and here, the `\` would actually ...
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6 months ago
Comment Post #288554 Plus, performing smaller updates on a regular basis is less likely to break the installation, as opposed to one large update.
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6 months ago
Edit Post #288562 Initial revision 6 months ago
Answer A: Can I enter raw strings in fish to avoid escaping regexes for sed?
It is not the most elegant solution, but you may be able to use the `string escape` function of `fish`, as in: ```lang-shell echo abc | sed -E (string escape 's/b+/X/') ``` This would still escape the special characters, but in a "hidden" way - the user-visible RegEx is not cluttered with backsla...
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6 months ago
Comment Post #288541 As for adding a tag description: [this help page](https://linux.codidact.com/abilities/edit_tags) explains that to earn this ability you need a minimum of 76 approved edit suggestions. If I read your user profile correctly, you only have 11 edits so far, so this is likely the reason you can't (yet).
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6 months ago
Suggested Edit Post #288436 Suggested edit:
Minor improvement to formatting (all text belonging to one bullet stays indented, code formatting for literal command and option names), use more accessible names for the example programs in question
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helpful 6 months ago
Edit Post #288311 Post edited:
Minor clarification, as "print0" is not a POSIX-mandated option for find
6 months ago
Comment Post #288401 The Wikipedia page on Filenames has a nice [comparison table](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filename#Comparison_of_filename_limitations) on which characters are allowed on various file systems.
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6 months ago
Suggested Edit Post #288311 Suggested edit:
Minor clarification, as "print0" is not a POSIX-mandated option for find
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helpful 6 months ago
Edit Post #288392 Post edited:
6 months ago
Edit Post #288392 Post edited:
Add clarification
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Edit Post #288392 Initial revision 6 months ago
Answer A: How to get number of files in directory
A solution I often use (and which is ultimately a variation of the `find`-based approach in the answer by Canina) also uses `find`, but only prints a single `.` per file: ```lang-bash find . -maxdepth 1 -type f -printf '.' | wc -m ``` It then uses the `-m` flag of `wc` to print the number of char...
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6 months ago
Comment Post #288311 You may want to add a warning that parsing the output of `find` is strongly discouraged, because it will stumble on filenames with non-standard characters, which can actually include the new-line (although the most common pitfall in these scenarios is the space character). The `parallel` approach usi...
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6 months ago