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  1. [SOLVED] Re: printing terminal stout to text file

    Another thing: hard-coding terminal escape sequences is not a good idea. They are hard to read. Also while actual hardware terminals have become a historical curiosity they do exist and not all of...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: printing terminal stout to text file

    What I meant was to have 'tee' multiple times inside the script. For example instead of


    echo -e "${blue}What is $x + $y?${nc}" | cowsay

    you'd do


    echo -e "${blue}What is $x + $y?${nc}"...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: printing terminal stout to text file

    Why not simply use the script as is and pipe the commands whose output you want in the file through 'tee' to send them both to the screen and to the file ? The option '--append' of tee does just what...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: printing terminal stout to text file

    Once you have the file with all the embedded terminal control codes in it you can use the streaming editor sed to remove them.


    sed...
  5. [gnome] Re: difference between --orientation and --rotate of xrandr?

    '--orientation' is an old - RandR 1.1 - option which doesn't need a specified '--output' (it is so old that at the time having multiple displays connected to the same machine was an unheard of...
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    Re: Problems with loss space

    To see what uses your space you wouldn't use df (disk free) but du (disk used). More specifically you'd start at the root and use


    du --max-depth=1 --one-file-system /

    Discarding the various...
  7. [all variants] Re: join mulitple videos and slides in a single mp4 file

    To be able to join files without reencoding using ffmpeg the files have to use the same codecs and be of the same dimensions and the same frame rate. So I'd first check the video files whether they...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Problema al descomprimir archivos .rar

    Welcome to the forum!

    Next time you post here please use English, we are more likely to understand your problem even from badly broken English written by a human than from a google-translation of...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: I can't type special characters with disability keyboard ♿️

    If the on screen keyboard you're using happens to be 'onboard' then you should be able to get a pop up with international variants of a letter by keeping the mouse-button pressed (haven't managed to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Desktop locks

    There is an option '-p' / '--priority' to the swapon program and the man page for swapon (man 8 swapon) tells you to look at the man page for the swapon system call (man 2 swapon) for an explanation...
  11. Re: Moving .mdb (ms access) database to LibreOffice Base

    @TheFu: You might want to give LO Base another look, because it's not using some half-baked self-written database engine. The database it uses per default is HSQLDB but it can use any database for...
  12. [lubuntu] Re: Execute command then start executable in Desktop entry - possible?

    First, there's no need to export the variable you can just prefix it to the command, like this:


    MESA_GL_VERSION_OVERRIDE=4.5 wine "/home/brent/.wine/drive_c/Program Files...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: WSL1 - can't install lolcat-c (very important)

    Hmm, that is strange. Check that there is an executable named 'lolcat' in /usr/local/bin/ ('ls -l /usr/local/bin/lol*' should have something like '-rwxr-xr-x' in the first column, meaning readable...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: WSL1 - can't install lolcat-c (very important)

    Congratulations, you're done. If make outputs 'make: Nothing to be done for 'all', then all the files that might need compiling have already been compiled on a previous run of make. Similarly the...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: How can I automate renameing files from mult dirs into one dir

    for i in dir1 dir2 dir3 dir4 dir5 dir6 dir7 dir8 dir9 dir10 ; do cd "$i" ; rename 's//'$(basename $i)'-/' * ; mv * absolute_target_path ; cd -; done


    Replace "dir1" to "dir10" with the paths of...
  16. [kubuntu] Re: Which flatbed scanner should I buy to work with Kubuntu 18.04?

    The standard software interface to scanners in Ubuntu is SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy; also a pun because they think the mix of driver and UI in TWAIN isn't sane ...). It's homepage features an...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Read Only win10 drive

    In addition to what QIII said: Linux is good at a lot of things but fixing a broken NTFS is not one of them. There simply are no tools to do this. So whenever an NTFS looks like something is wrong...
  18. Re: Running two commands at the same time in bash script

    You need to end the command to create a tunnel with a '&'. This tells the shell to run the command in the background and not wait for it to finish. See the section 'Lists' in the bash manual page.
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Exiting sleep

    In short: if secure boot is enabled the kernel switches into a secure mode of operation. Among many other restrictions the use of an unencrypted swap file is forbidden. And since hibernation writes...
  20. [server] Re: Edit bashrc in ubuntu server 21.10 change background color

    tput setab 0
    clear

    on the console will set the background colour to black and clear the screen. This might not work in a terminal in X, at least it doesn't on xfce4-terminal because there you can...
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    Re: ua-parser-js on Ubuntu?

    That really depends ... Are you using node.js (a system for using JavaScript outside of a browser, either on the desktop or on a server) ? If not, than the probability of the module being on your...
  22. Re: Pulseaudio set-default-stream not working

    Why don't you create a null-sink (a pseudo device that's connected to nothing) ?


    pacmd load-module module-null-sink sink_name=simplenet

    Then just set source to simplenet.monitor. This is the...
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    Re: Openbox Ubuntu 12 hour time

    The time stamps for files are stored in a locale independent way (seconds since 1.1.1970, 0:00:00 UTC). How a program displays that time is up to the program. I don't know about Thunderbird or...
  24. [ubuntu_studio] Re: 21.04: How to update apps in uStudio that aren't automatically updated

    If you look at darktable.org, you'll find that 3.4.1 is the current stable release and stability is of some importance for most Ubuntu users. The latest release is 3.6 and of course there's a...
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    Re: Missing buttons-null.css

    That file does not exist. What does exist are directories named 'buttons-left' and 'buttons-right' with files 'always.css', 'both.css', 'maximized.css', and 'tiles.css'.

    If the shell extension...
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