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1,846
Posted By RudiC
Try awk ' {X = 3 + int((NF-2) *...
Try
awk '
{X = 3 + int((NF-2) * rand())
print $(X-2), $(X-1), $X
}
' file
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 02-27-2019
627
Posted By Neo
Wow. Thanks for sharing and what a great...
Wow. Thanks for sharing and what a great achievement!

And just as the "4500" thanks for Corona688 (https://www.unix.com/cp/index.php#/member/43551)news came in; and after two full days of...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 02-27-2019
627
Posted By RudiC
Major achievement ... applause!
Dear fellow *nixers,


please join me congratulating Corona688 for reaching the lonesome, lorn landmark of 4500 thanks! What an achievement in the gruelling ordeal of servicing these fora.

...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 02-07-2019
5,195
Posted By Neo
Answers to Recently Asked Questions about UNIX.COM
Here are some answers to some of the recent questions I have received about UNIX.COM. So, I thought I would take time to answer them here in this post:


Is it expected that the original poster...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 01-17-2019
3,594
Posted By Neo
The Order of the Wizard's Hat - Lifetime Achievement Award 2019 - Congrats to RudiC
Please join me in congratulating RudiC for his long overdue lifetime achievement award badge from UNIX.COM in computer wizardry:

"The Order of the Wizard's Hat - Lifetime Achievement Award"
...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 01-17-2019
2,759
Posted By Neo
Changed location of username check message: ...
Changed location of username check message:

https://www.unix.com/members/1-albums215-picture1037.png

https://www.unix.com/members/1-albums215-picture1036.png

Please note that this is working...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 01-14-2019
2,192
Posted By Neo
Thank You Button is Working on Mobile Now
RE:

https://www.unix.com/what-is-on-your-mind-/280775-thanks-button-coming-mobile-soon.html

Now, the "Thank You" icon is working on mobile so all registered members can "give thanks" on mobile....
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 01-10-2019
4,051
Posted By Neo
The Order of the Wizard's Hat - Lifetime Achievement Award 2019 - Congrats to Wolf Machowitsch
Please join me in congratulations to Wolf Machowitsch (bakunin) (https://www.unix.com/member_modal.php?u=41441) for his long overdue lifetime achievement award badge from UNIX.COM in computer...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 12-31-2018
305
Posted By wisecracker
'Hats Off' badge of honour to Neo...
Neo...

You work seriously hard to keep this site going, bringing it up to date and adding new stuff.
I think that you should have a "Hats Off" badge of honour in recognition of your hard work.
...
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Posted By bakunin
Yes, exactly. You could write a script using the...
Yes, exactly. You could write a script using the mv, cp, rm, etc.programs, which are all located in /usr/bin (or /bin, depending on your system) by every time specifying the complete path to them. (I...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 12-28-2018
349
Posted By Neo
Holiday Thoughts for the End of 2018
Happy Holidays.

Here are my randoms thought at the end of 2018 in no particular order.

You Are Truly Blessed

IT people are lucky. We get to use our brains extensively to solve complex and...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 12-21-2018
284
Posted By stomp
Thank's Neo!
Hi Neo,


thank's for your work on the mobile theme. I like it to be able to have a look to this site on my mobile now and then. I know responsive-Design-Area is another rather complex field of...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 12-22-2018
473
Posted By Neo
A kludge is a formal work defined in the...
A kludge is a formal work defined in the dictionary.

From Wikipedia:

Kludge - Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kludge)


A network kludge



From one dictionary:

Kludge |...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 10-15-2018
4,212
Posted By Neo
Status of UNIX.COM Forum Transformation
Having spent a lot of time over the past year taking a legacy vBulletin site (this forum) and making the site responsive on mobile; I've happy with the results; but it will soon be time to move on.
...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 09-08-2018
1,282
Posted By Neo
Cut Over to New Data Center and Upgraded OS Done. :)
Three days ago we received an expected notice from our long time data center that they were going dark on Sept 12th.

About one and a half hours ago, after three days of marathon work, I just cut...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 08-13-2018
354
Posted By wisecracker
Don tops the 4000+ thanks...
Sometime today Don Cragun reached 4000+ thanks from different folks.

Well done Don, I have learnt a lot from you and other guys on here.

Big thanks from we who have benefitted from your...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 08-09-2018
382
Posted By Neo
Cookie to Turn on and Off Site Animations
Hi,

I've been thinking about the issue of mouseovers, hovers, and site animations for thread previews and forum descriptions, etc.

What I think I will do is to add a cookie and a switch in the...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 11-26-2017
1,110
Posted By Neo
Google Site Search in Search Drop Down Menu (Again)
Have just added (after missing for some time), the latest version of Google Site Search for our site (https://goo.gl/P8p82c) in the Navbar Search Menu:
...
1,092
Posted By darling
Below are the steps i did while read...
Below are the steps i did


while read filename; do grep -Hi 'Calling ' done
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 10-19-2017
3,221
Posted By Neo
This feature already exists in the browser tool...
This feature already exists in the browser tool bar (right side, top) in all modern mobile browsers.
1,073
Posted By bakunin
Sorry, but this is not how it works: you will...
Sorry, but this is not how it works: you will write your script! And while we will assist you, explain things to you, correct your code if necessary and help you in any possible way - we will not...
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Posted By Corona688
tail -f
tail -f
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Posted By Don Cragun
As was stated repeatedly in your previous thread,...
As was stated repeatedly in your previous thread, cat, mail, mailx, and sendmail do not ignore <newline> characters.

If the people to whom you are sending mail are using mail readers that assumes...
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Posted By Don Cragun
User accounts have been scrubbed from that...
User accounts have been scrubbed from that message.

Note, however, that having done this, there is no guarantee that the data that used to be posted will actually disappear from the memory of the...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 08-26-2015
3,162
Posted By rbatte1
I would employ someone from this board,...
I would employ someone from this board, preferably one with the handle wisecracker That candidate seems a perfect employee ;)

But ignoring the blatant sycophancy and assuming that you wish to...
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