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Tar gzip compression rate
How good is the compression rate of gzip when you use tar with the gzip option? I am pretty amazed that a 1 GB file was reduced to 1019K. This is what I did.

tar -cvf tar_test.tar.gz -T...
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Posted By cokedude
It worked :). 0,15,16,17,18,19,20,30 * * *...
It worked :).

0,15,16,17,18,19,20,30 * * * * /bin/ps aux --sort -\%mem | head >> /home/m/bob/cookies
Forum: Red Hat 10-24-2011
4,063
Posted By cokedude
[Errno 22] invalid mode ('w') or filename: '//var/lib/yum/rpmdb-indexes/conflicts.tmp'
Can anyone help me with this error?

sudo yum install perl-Gtk2-WebKit
Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit, versionlock
Setting up Install Process
Resolving Dependencies
-->...
16,696
Posted By cokedude
vimdiff jump to other file or switch windows
This took me quite awhile to find so I wanted to share this with other people.

To switch windows in vimdiff or
to navigate windows in vimdiff or
to change windows in vimdiff try the...
2,371
Posted By cokedude
Avidemux does a very good job of splitting AVI's....
Avidemux does a very good job of splitting AVI's. These are the options I used.

Video: Copy
Audio: MP3
Format AVI
Use A and B to set beginning and end.
Do not unpack AVI's. The video will get...
Forum: UNIX and Linux Applications 01-11-2012
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Posted By cokedude
Favorite Firefox tweaks
Can everyone please list there favorite firefox tweaks? These are my favorite tweaks.

Config.trim_on_minimize

true Allow Windows to swap out memory when the program is minimized.

false ...
Forum: Hardware 07-21-2011
8,146
Posted By cokedude
Updating my list a little bit. cat...
Updating my list a little bit.

cat /proc/cpuinfo
cat /proc/meminfo
dmesg
free
top
lspci
sudo dmidecode
cpuid | more
lspci -v | grep VGA
sudo lspci -v -s 00:02.0
sudo lspci -vvv -s...
4,681
Posted By cokedude
pkill won't work on firefox anymore
Can someone tell me why pkill won't work on firefox anymore?
27,605
Posted By cokedude
The only way that would be possible is if I give...
The only way that would be possible is if I give write permission on the /etc directory. I don't think thats a good idea. The /etc/resolv.conf keeps getting messed up. I want ordinary users to able...
1,649
Posted By cokedude
vi register info
I found this to be a confusing subject so I wanted to share what I have learned. I finally figured it out from this website.

vi editor FAQ (Frequently Asked Question List), Part 1/2...
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Posted By cokedude
Thank you. I like this one :). exec bash ...
Thank you. I like this one :).

exec bash




It is nice at times to have warnings. At other times when you are using these commands all of the time they get very annoying.

alias rm='rm...
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Posted By cokedude
Wildcards
These 2 websites do a GREAT job of explaining different types of wildcards. I learned about the categories of characters which I never knew about at all.

GNU/Linux Command-Line Tools Guide -...
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