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Posted By Peasant
Check out this example, and apply it to your...
Check out this example, and apply it to your enviroment.


[root@box ~]# id goprog
uid=1000(goprog) gid=1000(goprog) groups=1000(goprog)
[root@box ~]# id jboss
uid=666(jboss) gid=666(jboss)...
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Posted By zxmaus
they both do exactly the same - there is no...
they both do exactly the same - there is no better or worse :)
btw - it is almost always a bad idea to increase the hard limits for a non-root user ... and to set nofiles to unlimited
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 2 Weeks Ago
651
Posted By Neo
Update: May stop cron job (step 4) which is...
Update:

May stop cron job (step 4) which is processes similar threads for man pages using only the name of the man page and the texts of posts.

Not really getting enough "bang for the buck"...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 3 Weeks Ago
588
Posted By zxmaus
I pass on this one. My brain is not made for...
I pass on this one. My brain is not made for programming. Though I think I can handle pretty much everything else pretty well, and I am now nearing 34 years working in various fields in IT, I just...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 3 Weeks Ago
588
Posted By wisecracker
A terrific quote:
Food for thought!

"""
Everybody in this country should learn to program a computer...because it teaches you how to think.
"""
Steve Jobs.

So, SO, true!

Merry XMAS all...
Forum: Shell Programming and Scripting 3 Weeks Ago
221
Posted By drl
Hi. With the data on file z1, the command: ...
Hi.

With the data on file z1, the command:
pcregrep -o1 '=(.*)' z1
produces:
IN32
On a system like:
OS, ker|rel, machine: Linux, 3.16.0-7-amd64, x86_64
Distribution : Debian 8.11...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 3 Weeks Ago
134
Posted By Neo
Thank you Ravinder. I wish everyone a very...
Thank you Ravinder.

I wish everyone a very safe, healthy and happy holiday season with loved ones.

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Forum: Programming 3 Weeks Ago
838
Posted By wisecracker
More Arduino Stuff...
HI all...
(Apologies for any typos.)

To add to Neo's Arduino subject matter I have decided to upload this in ".zip" format.
Ignore "*.info" files these are AMIGA icons only and also the "HAM"...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 3 Weeks Ago
550
Posted By Neo
Computer Trivia Feature Tops 50,000 Questions Answered
Just noticed that our successful computer trivia feature (stats here) (https://www.unix.com/trivia_stats.php) has surpassed over 50,000 questions answered by users:
...
Forum: Programming 4 Weeks Ago
1,613
Posted By Neo
Very Basic Arduino Uno Board Testing
A very simple Arduino board test... LOL

Here is some very easy code to test a cheap Arduino board I just got from China via Aliexpress. I am still waiting on a about 30 more orders from...
696
Posted By UnknownGuy
this solves the purpose. --- Post updated at...
this solves the purpose.

--- Post updated at 04:28 PM ---

Thanks vbe,

this solves the purpose
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 4 Weeks Ago
683
Posted By Neo
UNIX.com End of Year (EOY) Report (2019)
Here is a quick EOY report for 2019.

2019 has been a year of "downward trend reversal" for UNIX.com. In fact, if we compare total Google search impressions from the peak days in December 2019...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 08-27-2017
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Posted By wisecracker
Well guys, testing this project gets harder by...
Well guys, testing this project gets harder by the distance in upload periods.
(You could say AudioScope fatigue is setting in.)

Well on testing on numerous Linux flavours there are many that use...
Forum: Programming 12-13-2019
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Posted By wisecracker
E**(i*pi)=-1 or e**(j*pi)=-1, something I found out in Python using part of Eulers Identit equation.
Well guys and gals I have discovered after all these years that Python does complex numbers without the 'complex()' function or 'cmath' import.
It is well known that Euler's Identity E**(i*pi)+1=0...
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Posted By Chubler_XL
/LISTEN/ && ! /127.0.0.1/ Match lines...
/LISTEN/ && ! /127.0.0.1/
Match lines containing LISTEN and not 127.0.0.1

gsub("::", "ALL", $0)
Replace :: with ALL on entire line

if ($4 ~ ":") { RECV[$2] }
if field #4 contains : store...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 12-09-2019
875
Posted By wisecracker
The poorest of computer users are programmers...
Hi guys and gals...
A mildly humourous blog from 2013, but I come into this category... ;oDD

Languager: The Poorest Computer Users are Programmers...
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Posted By Neo
I am closing this "cut and paste" spam of a...
I am closing this "cut and paste" spam of a question.

You can see from the post, the poster has just cut and posted from another web site into this one without taking the time to format his post...
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Posted By MadeInGermany
In ksh, as an alternative to tr, you can define...
In ksh, as an alternative to tr, you can define lower case and upper case variables:
typeset -l lhostname
typeset -u uhostname
hostname=$(hostname)
lhostname=$hostname
uhostname=$hostname
echo...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 11-29-2019
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Posted By Neo
As a sidebar note: Simon was promoted to...
As a sidebar note:

Simon was promoted to Moderator because he has been working to insure the forum rules and guidelines are being followed (especially in the area of formatting and code tags) and...
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Posted By RudiC
Here you are: awk ' !(a[$1]) {a[$1]=$0...
Here you are:
awk '
!(a[$1]) {a[$1]=$0 # if array element indexed by $1 is unset or 0, set it to
# the line (i.e....
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 11-28-2019
1,343
Posted By Neo
Please Welcome Simon Sweetman (Chubler_XL) to the Moderator Team
Happy Thanksgiving Holidays,

Today, I am happy to welcome Simon Sweetman (Chubler_XL) (https://www.unix.com/member_modal.php?u=302085178) to the Moderation Team to help provide us some important...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 11-28-2019
1,441
Posted By Neo
Moderator of the Year 2019 Award Announcement Only
Dear All,

We are happy to post that I will be announcing soon my award for "Moderator of the Year 2019". This is a new award which I plan to announce in December of each year, starting this...
Forum: Web Development 11-18-2019
1,758
Posted By Neo
Ideas for a New Mobile Design
Does anyone have any favorite mobile tech sites they want me to look at while I'm considering the next phase of mobile redesign?

My idea is to build a new mobile design without using any forum...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 11-08-2019
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Posted By Neo
1000+ Computer Science Trivia Questions at UNIX.COM
The UNIX and Linux Forums now has over 1000 TRUE / FALSE computer science and computer related trivia question in our database. These questions are of relatively high quality (compared to similar...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 11-07-2019
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Posted By wisecracker
The square root code I coded on this site...
Hi all, (mainly Neo)...

I keep noticing that the SQRT code I wrote recently for a POSIX shell keeps appearing, (the green colour sticks out like a sore thumb).
So I decided to take a look on...
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