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Is there any harm in using variables that aren't set?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – Say I have the following code: # Check if the color prompt is enabled and supported on this system if [ -n "$force_color_prompt" ] && [ -x /usr/bin/tput ] && tput setaf 1 >&/dev/null; then GREEN="\033[1;32m" DIM="\033[2m" RESET="\033[00m" fi echo -e "Oh, ${GREEN}green${RESET} world, ${DIM}don't desert me now...${RESET}" If color support is enabled, it will ec (HowTos)

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Bash to Ash, errors and adjustmentsview story

http://www.unix.com – I wrote Bash script and now I want to convert it to Ash. (HowTos)

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Script to Sort into columnsview story

http://www.unix.com – Hi geeks! I want to convert the following: Code: EPC-NotificationData: sms:2348034503643 EPC-GroupIds: 300H:10:22-01-2014T07:30:14,22-04-2014T07:30:14 To: Code: EPC-NotificationData: sms:2348034503643, EPC-GroupIds: 300H:10:22-01-2014T07:30:14,22-04-2014T07:30:14 I want them to be on the same line with comma separating the entries. I have a file with hundreds of entries with this a (HowTos)

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Echo multi-line string via heredoc syntaxview story

http://www.unix.com – Code: [user@freegtw ~]$ cat bashtest #!/usr/local/bin/bash echo <<<"EOF" line1 line2 line3 EOF [user@freegtw ~]$ ./bashtest ./bashtest: line 3: line1: command not found ./bashtest: line 4: line2: command not found ./bashtest: line 5: line3: command not found ./bashtest: line 6: EOF: command not found What am i doing wrong? (HowTos)

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Heimdall install problems?view story

http://crunchbang.org – I used the second line, and that does seem to list the file you mention. The end of the output is:/usr/include/usr/include/libusb-1.0/usr/include/libusb-1.0/libusb.h/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libusb-1.0.soI guess that means it's something else?Thanks for the suggestion. (HowTos)

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LFTP 4.5.2 File Transfer Software Improves Torrent-Related Featuresview story

http://news.softpedia.com – LFTP 4.5.2, a sophisticated file transfer program with a command-line interface that supports FTP, HTTP, FISH, SFTP, HTTPS, and FTPS protocols, is now available for download. Every operation made with LFTP is reliable, which means that, if any non-fatal error occurs, the operation is retried automatically. This latest version of LFTP is not a big update, but the developers have made a few intere (IT news)

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To find and display the middle line in a file using single line command.view story

http://www.unix.com – Hi all, How can i display the middle line of a file using a single line command? (HowTos)

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Need a little Java help, interest calculatorview story

http://forums.anandtech.com – It seems to output the way I want it to, but someone is embezzling from the CD. This Java course I'm taking has proven to have much more math than I would have preferred. Here's the pastebin for code, if you prefer to glance at that. (Hardware)

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In microsoft excel 2013, how do you find where a data point would intersect with an already plotted lineÉview story

http://superuser.com – So I have a graph with one series of data, with a trend line and an associated trend line equation (y = mx + b). I have another series of data, but only of y-values. I want to find the x-values of this set of data by seeing where the y-value would intersect on the trend line. How do I do this in Excel? (HowTos)

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Using a new partition made with GPartedview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I am using CentOS 6.5 and would like to make a separate partition for /tmp so a hacker cannot fill up the disk. I have just used GParted to shrink an existing partition and make a new partition on which to put the /temp directory. (HowTos)