glenn jackman

Ottawa, Canada

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

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comment OSX - How can I copy a local users settings/preferences to a new mobile user
serverfault.com might be a better audience for this question.
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revised Help writing bash function as one-line alias
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revised Shell script to identify missing values in a file
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answered How can I conditionally swap two lines with sed or other linux tool?
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answered Help writing bash function as one-line alias
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answered Using cd command to navigate directories in Ubuntu which have special characters
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answered compare four columns between two files
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answered how to edit a crontab file using sed or awk where I replace a line for a pattern or else leave the line as it is
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comment Common substrings on the internet
Approach Google with this question (and some money).
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answered How to search through a string and extract the required value in unix
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comment Using cd command to navigate directories in Ubuntu which have special characters
You can turn off history expansion: set +H -- turn it back on with set -H
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comment Using a negation in the sed command in UNIX
Another way to say it: sed '/zad/!d'
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answered Why does this multi-line shell script not work using cygwin, although in one line it works?
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comment Why does TCL time command return a negative number
Is your platform 32-bit or 64-bit?
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answered Passing variable to `expect` in bash array
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revised Check empty output from fish function
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accepted test command: difference between -n and -z
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comment Bash scripting; confused with for loop
@NotANumber, not with awk '{print $9}'
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awarded Pundit
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revised SED: Displaying the first 10 lines of sophisticated expression
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