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regarding mountview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – i don't understand this, why do you have to mount a usb or cd to use them? its such a hassle, in windows the usb/cd just works, but in linux you have to mount it, why? when ever i shutdown in linux, i am using ubuntu it says my drive didn't unmount on shutdown and it might damage my files? (HowTos)

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Chapter 4: Oracle VM Server Sizing, Installation and Updatesview story

http://www.unix.com – The latest update in Roddy Rodstein's Underground Oracle VM Manual covers installation options for Oracle VM server Oracle VM Server sizing and resource requirements, and much more. More... (HowTos)

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find commandview story

http://www.unix.com – Hello, I am trying to do something like this : find "dir" -type f I want my find only to avoid the files directly in "dir", but find all files in all of the subdirectories inside "dir". How do I do this? Thanks, Prasanna (HowTos)

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How to search for a file without using find or which?view story

http://www.unix.com – Hello, I am a newbie to Unix shell script writing. I have to write a Korn or Bash shell script to search for a file, where some file named <filename> is given at the prompt. So let's say the script command will be called locate_file. (HowTos)

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use CRON to run job every OTHER weekview story

http://www.unix.com – my colleague was asking about this: is there a way to run a cron job biweekly, like a script five.sh to run every *OTHER* Friday within November its part about every other Friday we cant find any documentation. thx L (HowTos)

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non alpha characters in sed + making it fast?view story

http://www.unix.com – hello, I'm trying to write the fastest sed command possible (large files will be processed) to replace RICH with NICK in a file which looks like this (below) if the occurance of RICH is uppercase, replace with uppercase if it's lowercase, replace with lowercase SOMTHING_RICH_SOMTHING <- replace here hellorichwhatareyoudoing <- do not replace here, forms part of a word SOMTHING.RICH.SOMTHING (HowTos)

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Shell script problemview story

http://www.unix.com – i have a set of commands to be executed, which is working perfectly when executed from terminal line by line but when its put in a shell script its not working i.e its giving FileNotFoundException. (HowTos)

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Find the latest folderview story

http://www.unix.com – Hi, I want to find out the files that are created the recent, how can I do it? find . -type d ( i dont know what option to use to find the latest, it can be 1 day old or 10 days, but want to pick the latest one only) Thanks, (HowTos)

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Help Needed with Sorting Outputview story

http://www.unix.com – Hi all, I'm using Solaris 10, and need help in sorting the below output from the syslog file in descending rather than ascending order. I would like both the hostname and message columns to be sorted, but right now only the message is sorted and the count column, whose order I would like reversed. (HowTos)

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awk to print on the same lineview story

http://www.unix.com – Hi all, I've a script that uses awk to parse the output of wget during a database update. The code I use is: Code: wget -c ftp://ftpsite/file 2>&1 | awk '/0%/ {print}' But this spits out each progress line on a new line: Code: 37250K .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... 80% 10.9M 1s  37300K .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... (HowTos)

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setting up secure ftpview story

http://nixcraft.com – can anyone please post the step by step guide to implement secure ftp on suse linux. thnks (HowTos)

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good partition info for newbies, but incomplete [Solved]view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I have found this tutorial for Gparted to be very clear on how to partition: http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/gparted.htmlIt gives me more confidence to install statler :cool:However, the article also left me with some questions:- It does not mention why one should choose ext3, Reiserfs or other (ext4 wasn't in the examples, so the tutorial seems outdated)- It does not explain the amount of (HowTos)