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    [SOLVED] Re: 'if' statement logic

    Thanks, the course you linked to looks pretty good, it' something I can move onto after the one I'm doing right now.
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    [SOLVED] 'if' statement logic

    Edit 2: Found this in the Bash info page after some readingSo that pretty much solves it.

    Hello all,

    I've been spending a few hours playing around with this and working out how to express my...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Any proper documentation for steam / proton?

    Ahh, I feel a bit silly now, thank you!
  4. [SOLVED] Any proper documentation for steam / proton?

    Hi all,

    Can anyone point me toward some proper documentation for steam or proton? Over on protondb people just blurt out launch parameters as if they are actual valve developers, and it really...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: regex to match lines containing one or more characters

    Thanks, good to know about the -E (for extended regular expressions?). Also confusing is how the sed documentation says the '&' can be unescaped, but I suppose that might be like saying that as far...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: regex to match lines containing one or more characters

    In a manner, I'm just trying to find a way of applying indentation to all the lines within a given range that actually contain something, there are also lines that contain nothing at all (no white...
  7. [SOLVED] regex to match lines containing one or more characters

    Hello all,

    I'm trying to write a sed expression which will insert a tab at the start of each line which has some content, i.e I don't want to simply insert a tab at the beginning of every line....
  8. [SOLVED] Re: removing update-manager & update-notifier

    Well all that clears it up, I'm marking the thread as solved. Thanks to everyone who replied! there's some good information here.
  9. [SOLVED] Re: removing update-manager & update-notifier

    Thanks! That's good to know.

    Just out of interest, I found this on the ubuntu documentation wiki...So if one of a meta-packages dependencies are removed, the meta-package is also removed, because...
  10. [SOLVED] removing update-manager & update-notifier

    Hello all,

    I want to remove 'update-manager' and 'update-notifier' as I always update manually from the terminal and I'm sick of the graphical stuff popping up every time I boot the PC.

  11. Re: configure VPN (ipvanich) to start automatically when starting ubuntu 20.04

    I have a contract with Proton VPN, but I use the 'openvpn' command line program as the client, instead of the official Proton VPN client. You could create a command that starts the openvpn client,...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Problem with '~/.local/share/Trash/expunged'

    Thanks, I went ahead and removed all the files, I was heavily considering doing this anyway, but I just thought I'd make a post here in case there was some very important Linux gotch ya' that I...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Problem with '~/.local/share/Trash/expunged'

    Aha, honestly I swear I haven't! this is what worried me when I saw that the files under ../expunged/ were owned by root, because I know root will sometimes take ownership of files if used...
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    Re: Cambiar idioma del foro

    I don't know the answer to the question, but this gentleman is asking how to change the language of the forum, to Spanish (I think). Just in case anyone else knows how. :)
  15. [SOLVED] Problem with '~/.local/share/Trash/expunged'

    Hello all,

    So under my home directory I have '../.local/share/Trash/expunged/2798414653/localhost/' below which are more directories, some of which contain files owned by root. I have a feeling...
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    [SOLVED] Re: standard I/O streams

    Thanks to you both! what I now understand is that the terms stdin, stdout and stderr refer to the data streams themselves, and not the source / destination of those streams. All programs get three...
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    [SOLVED] standard I/O streams

    Hello all,

    I'm a little confused by the concept of stdin, stdout, stderr and their file descriptors.

    On the whole I understand but what I can't work out is this; if each process gets three...
  18. save authentication credentials in an AES256 .pgp file?

    Hello all!

    Is it an inherently bad idea to save a list of authentication details in a .pgp file encrypted using AES256 with a symmetric key (or password or whatever you want to call it). I'm not...
  19. How can I fully remove an old system app from an Android device?

    Hello all!

    Thought I'd try a little android question here.

    So I have a Samsung Note 4 running an unofficial build of Lineage OS 17.1. I want to re-enable the call recording function of the...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: grep wont search multiple patterns sepperated by a newline

    Righhht now I've got it, I never realised you can just hit enter after typing the first pattern to move to a newline in the terminal (naturally I assumed this would just attempt to run an incomplete...
  21. [SOLVED] Re: grep wont search multiple patterns sepperated by a newline

    I still can't get this to work but it's probably my syntax. I can't see any '\' at the end of your first line, mine looks like this...
    perrywinklesnoop@perrywinklesnoop-System-Product-Name:~$ ...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: grep wont search multiple patterns sepperated by a newline

    sorry there's a misunderstanding, I'm not trying to find newlines in the input data, but rather trying to specify a list of patterns to be searched for with each pattern in the list separated by a...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: grep wont search multiple patterns sepperated by a newline

    Thanks, I've just given it a go but still grep will only print the strings which match the final line. I just find it really weird because the info pages literally state this is a feature of grep...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: grep wont search multiple patterns sepperated by a newline

    hmmm very annoying, my grep doesn't seem to respond to this!
    perrywinklesnoop@perrywinklesnoop-System-Product-Name:~$ ls|grep -F 'owl\n
    > alpha\n
    > grep'
  25. [SOLVED] grep wont search multiple patterns sepperated by a newline

    Hello all,

    This ones been annoying me for a while. grep is supposed to accept a list of patterns to search for with each separated by a newline, so I've tried the following syntax(s)...
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