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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
Guys: I have a customer using the 'pdftotext' utility under Linux. PDFs are received via email, converted to text, etc. and it has worked nicely for years. They received a PDF from a customer and the utility will not read it. The text file is created but it's either empty or has 1-2 bytes of... (23 Replies)
Discussion started by: kenlenard
I recently started working with Solaris, and what I noticed is that a lot of commands I used to regularly use don't work, like sed -i and grep -r. I have found work arounds for these problems though but it's a pain in the ass.
I'm just wondering why they decided not to include these handy... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Subbeh
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
As part of a quiz assigned during my unix class I was asked to write a program to ask for a file name, print read errors, and "reverse elements in a list."
I used the 'tac' command in my solution, however, I was then lectured for 5 min about the "limitations" of the 'tac' command and how a 'for'... (6 Replies)
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4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I've building a bunch of bash scripts, and am thinking about "converting" to perl, and have a couple questions first:
1. Is there anything bash will do that perl won't?
2. How steep is the learning curve?
3. If perl's more powerful, why?
4. I've built a small app in python, which seemed nice,... (18 Replies)
Discussion started by: unclecameron
5. Red Hat
I need a documentation about limitations on the linux partition. On how many primary and extended I could create. And also on different type of storage, how many big capacity I can create.
Thanks. (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: itik
6. UNIX and Linux Applications
I'm running a simulation (programmed in C) which makes calls to gnuplot periodically to plot data I have stored.
First I open a pipe to gnuplot and set it to multiplot:
FILE * pipe = popen("gnuplot", "w");
fprintf(pipe, "set multiplot\n");
(this pipe stays open until the... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: sedavidw
Is there a limit to the number of LUNS that can be concatenated using Solaris Volume manager with Soft partitions?
I have worked with some AIX admins in the past and there was such a limitation therefore limiting the size the filesystem could grow to.
Is there such a limitation in Solaris 9... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: BG_JrAdmin
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I would like to set my minimum password length to on Linux and AIX.
However, doing this normally would only make it so newly added users will be affected by this. I would like for when I make this change, it either truncates everyone elses password, or prompts them to change it to 8+ characters.... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: syndex
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am trying to use the csplit file on a file that contains records that have more than 2048 characters on a line. The resultant split file seems to ignore the rest of the line and I lose the data.
Is there any way that csplit can handle record lengths greater than 2048?
Thanks (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: ravagga
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
What characters can't be used with a mkdir? Any limits on length of name?
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