[ubuntu] command to show user informationview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I recently installed who watch and it was able to show me a view of user activity. Specifically I want to see which machines users are logged in too on the MOTD. Since I saw whowatch display that information I can only assume its getting that info by issuing a command from a script. (HowTos)

Cronview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hi All :)I've been working on my tint2 and conky configs today and decided to get a couple of things going which I haven't tried before. One was showing unread emails in my conky, and the other was showing the number of updates available from apt.I have the email stuff working now (configs soon to appear in the My Conky Config thread), but am a bit stuck on the updates part. (HowTos)

Default tools of distributionsview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hello everyone. IntroductionAs I'm on Christmas Holidays, now I have some little time to spend on learning.So what I want to ask is: The questionWhat are the default tools used by most distributions? Note: This includes, embedded distros, BSD's systems, Unix-like...I'm asking this because nowadays distributions come with more and more software. But as far as I know "binutils", "ba (HowTos)

Perl Script to read partitionsview story

http://nixcraft.com – Hi Guys! I'm currently doing a perl/bash script that will read all the partitions in the server. I'm trying to use df -h but it will just display the partitions. Your help is very much appreciated. Thank you. (HowTos)

(Not a question) Ubuntu backgrounds (gnome)view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – So I have been playing around with Ubuntu's changing backgrounds and thought someone here might appreciate the fruits of this labour :) So if you copy the 2 pieces of code below into your Pictures directory, you can make as many of these types of backgrounds as you like :) Template: This is the standard template used to create the background transitions: Code: <background> <static&g (HowTos)

Links 17/12/2010: Mentor Graphics Joins Linux Foundation, Linux 2.6.37 Imminentview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Have yourself a very Linux Christmas Whether you cut your teeth downloading Linux 0.x source code or you want to give Linux a try for the first time, we’ve got presents for you. What do you get for the Linux lover in your life? (General)

Coding Wisdoms - juanezview story

http://wiki.bash-hackers.org – * Never use a regular expression when an extended glob will do. Never use an extended glob when a regular glob will do. Never use a glob when a string will do. (greycat, 22 Nov 2010, Freenode IRC channel #bash) * a lack of quotes is scary!!! (go|dfish, 17 Dec 2010, Freenode IRC channel #bash) * primarily, remember: that bash considers most things to be strings and is written in c. (HowTos)

bash colors on tty and consolesview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi, I have defined .bashrc custom colors. Escape secuences for bold colors is "\e[1;" and the same for dark colors. So, on a real console (tty) I'll see darker colors, but on xterm/rxvt on X I'll see bold colors. Then, how can I set it to see 16 colors (8 normal/8 darker or lighter) on a X server terminal app? (HowTos)

[BASH] dynamic dialogview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi, How can I make radiolist dialog which content so many options what is the value of the variable? Quote: echo "How many options?" read=VAR dialog --title "sdf" --backtitle "sdff" --radiolist "ffdsfsd" 15 60 5 "1" "first" on "2" "second" off "3" "third" off "4" (HowTos)

detecting folder size for use in bash script [SOLVED]view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I want to create a script that would be something like this:if folder size is greater than X units then; something else somethingelseAny ideas? (HowTos)