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Forum: What is on Your Mind? 05-03-2020
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Posted By Neo
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Posted By Neo
One of the best (and easiest) ways to recover the...
One of the best (and easiest) ways to recover the root password when you have physical access to the server is to boot from a different disk or partition and then mount the disk or partition with the...
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Posted By MadeInGermany
I forgot that read by default omits leading space...
I forgot that read by default omits leading space (add IFS=), and mistreats a backslash (add -r).
Should be
IFS= read -r STRING << "EOT"
...
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Posted By RudiC
Your STRING assignment ends with the second...
Your STRING assignment ends with the second single quote after the & :
STRING=' !"#$%&' and thus the following ( is not recognized by the shell:
Of course not - it is part of the single quoted...
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Posted By Neo
Please Stay Home and Safe During the Pandemic
We are wishing every please stay home and stay safe during the pandemic.

Don't forget to try out our new forums at;

https://community.unix.com

Login over there while at home and tell us what...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 03-20-2020
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Posted By Neo
Announcement: New Discourse Site to Go Live this Weekend
Update: Both the new site and site are live.

We plan to set this site (www.unix.com) to read only and there will be no new registrations here after this weekend.

I plan do the "final"...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 03-20-2020
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Posted By Neo
FYI: We have started the process of the...
FYI:

We have started the process of the "final migration" to the new community site.

New posts and new registrations on www.unix.com are disabled.

Details on the site site coming soon.
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Posted By sea
Blog-Thread: Creating a Shell Wrapper and Runtime Modifier (SWARM)
SWARM = Shell Wrapper and Runtime Modifier

But as a matter of fact, it's more like a Text User Interface framework for scripts.
Which was the original title (TUI) of the first split-up iteration...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 03-09-2020
3,296
Posted By hicksd8
Coronavirus maths anyone?
This is a really interesting watch.............. (well worth a few minutes of your time)

YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kas0tIxDvrg&feature=youtu.be)
Forum: Programming 03-08-2020
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Posted By bob123
0k got it this works just added a r after MYURL ...
0k got it this works just added a r after MYURL





MYURL=str(pattern.search(script.text).group(0))
MYURL=str.replace(MYURL, r'\u002D', '-')
print(MYURL)
thank you
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 02-20-2020
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Posted By Chubler_XL
Very cool. I did a lot of mucking around...
Very cool.

I did a lot of mucking around with Simulated Annealing and the Metropolis algorithm while in uni. Using it for tasks like fitting various sized files onto minimum numbers of floppy...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 02-19-2020
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Posted By Neo
FYI: Stack Overflow... seems there's quite a revolt of sorts going on over there and everywhere.
I realize all online communities go though some rough times every now and then; but I did not realize things had gone so far "south" at Stack until a friend forwarded me this today.



I have no...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 02-20-2020
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Posted By Neo
These two videos I made back in 2019 are starting...
These two videos I made back in 2019 are starting to get attention:

Version 1: YouTube V1: Top Cybersecurity Threats 2019 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fh-Osmuzmk4)
Version 2: YouTube V2: Top...
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Posted By RudiC
Not being a native speaker, I think this is not a...
Not being a native speaker, I think this is not a rectangle. It is a parallelogram or a rhombus / rhomboid.


This is a coordinate pair, a point in a plane. A line needs at least one more point.
...
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Posted By MadeInGermany
You mean the extra line? I guess there is a...
You mean the extra line?
I guess there is a space character after the server3; this extra space is converted to an extra newline.
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 02-11-2020
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Posted By Neo
Poster of the Year 2019 - Jeroen van Dijke
Today, I am very pleased to announce the Poster of the Year Award, 2019 is Jeroen van Dijke (Scrutinizer (https://www.unix.com/member_modal.php?u=302052697))

Jeroen has been a member of unix.com...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 02-11-2020
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Posted By RavinderSingh13
Thanks a TON Neo for awarding this to...
Thanks a TON Neo for awarding this to Scrutinizer, a well deserved award S :b:

@Scrutinizer, First of all congrats S :b: First thing first, your posts are Good, concise, Up to the mark, full of...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 02-13-2020
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Posted By Scrutinizer
Thank Neo, for this great honour and your kind...
Thank Neo, for this great honour and your kind words!

I agree that there are many who deserve this title and I feel honoured to be among them..

I am glad to be part of this wonderful community...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 02-10-2020
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Posted By Neo
The Chinese are becoming very advanced in...
The Chinese are becoming very advanced in computer technology.

The amount of research going on in China these days is staggering.

One of my ACM papers, Intrusion Detection Systems and...
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Posted By Michele31416
Disable Solaris Gnome 3 screen blanker
One of the more annoying features of the Gnome 3 desktop in Solaris 11 is its insistence on blanking the screen after five minutes of inactivity. And for the life of me I can't figure out how to...
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Posted By MadeInGermany
The c-shell is very primitive (and buggy). You...
The c-shell is very primitive (and buggy).
You cannot declare an array. You have to use the =( ) syntax to extend it.
Clear an array: set x=()
Append an element: set x=($x:q "last")
Prepend an...
Forum: Programming 01-31-2020
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Posted By Neo
I agree. Everything about tech is faster /...
I agree.

Everything about tech is faster / easier / more fun compared to even a decade ago.

High quality test equipment is a fraction of the cost. Specialized integrated circuits are abundant...
Forum: Programming 01-31-2020
7,308
Posted By Neo
NodeMCU ESP8266 Blynk SSL Application for Linux Server Load Averages
Here is a useful SSL (HTTPS) application for anyone with a remote Linux server they want to keep an eye on using Blynk (https://blynk.io/) and the NodeMCU ESP8266. This little app also works (have...
Forum: Programming 01-29-2020
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Posted By RavinderSingh13
Thanks for sharing nice code wisecracker :b: ...
Thanks for sharing nice code wisecracker :b:
Please forgive me if I am wrong here, I believe shebang should be #!/bin/bash right?
Or please correct me if I missed something here, cheers.

Thanks,...
Forum: Programming 01-29-2020
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Posted By Neo
Hi Wise, I moved your code to another new...
Hi Wise,

I moved your code to another new topic as it was not directly related to the topic of networking, BLE, NB-IoT or ArduinoBlue where it was originally posted...
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