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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a directory having a number of pdf files.
I want to convert all the files to text, stored in a single text file
The following creates multiple text files
ls *.pdf | xargs -n1 pdftotext (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: kristinu
In recently reading an article on linux basics before I embark and my personal installation project I came across this passage -
IDE drives have three types of partition: primary, logical, and extended. The partition table is located in the master boot record (MBR) of a disk. The MBR is the... (12 Replies)
Discussion started by: Synchlavier
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
4. Red Hat
I have noticed some performance issues on my RHEL5 server but the memory and CPU utilization on the box is fine.
I have a 1G full duplexed eth0 card and I am suspicious that this may be causing the problem. My eth0 settings are as follows:
Settings for eth0:
Supported ports: ... (12 Replies)
Discussion started by: Duffs22
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have used pdftotext with good results in the past, but today for some reason I keep getting the same error message.
My command is as follows:
And the error message is
I am using Vmware player with Ubuntu server, but I don't think that is causing this issue as I have been using... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Joq
6. 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
7. 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
I've been trying to look for a way to compile the Xpdf sources in our HP-UX server, but have been failing to do so because there is no GCC installed, and I don't have privileges to install GCC. I was looking for a functionality to convert PDF files to .txt, which is exactly like the... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: mike_s_6
9. 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)
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10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
What characters can't be used with a mkdir? Any limits on length of name?
Randy M. Zeitman
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