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by baldyeti
Thu Aug 22, 2019 3:03 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: grep contents of a specific character length [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 91

Re: grep contents of a specific character length

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grep "^....$" somefile.txt
or

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egrep "^.{4}$" somefile.txt
or perhaps

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awk '(length==4)' somefile.txt
which is really short for

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awk '(length($0) == 4) { print $0 }' somefile.txt
i am sure there are other possibilities (e.g. using sed...)
by baldyeti
Wed Aug 21, 2019 4:34 am
Forum: Forum Français
Topic: [résolu]KDE à la place d'XFCE?
Replies: 2
Views: 90

Re: KDE à la place d'XFCE?

Bonjour, le plus simple est d'utiliser le "MX Package Installer". Dans le 1er onglet "Popular Packages", KDE est disponible sous la rubrique "Desktop Environments". Avec MX 17(ou 18), ceci installe Plasma 5.8, la version disponible sous debian stretch. Il est aussi possible d'utiliser le repository ...
by baldyeti
Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: how to get FileZilla from version 3.24 to 3.44 ?
Replies: 7
Views: 308

Re: how to get FileZilla from version 3.24 to 3.44 ?

Jerry3904 wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:53 pm
I see 3.39 is there in MX Popular applications. No Debian based distro seems to have 3.44 that I can see.
I am not seeing this - MXPI shows me the version for packages in stable/test repos, but *not* for popular ones (not even as a tooltip)
by baldyeti
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Migrating MX18 from one SSD to another
Replies: 30
Views: 1599

Re: Migrating MX18 from one SSD to another

@nathan: clonezilla has this nice ability to copy a drive to a bigger one, to scale. IOW, if you copy a 320GB HDD to a 512GB SSD, every partition gets its size multiplied by (512/320) and its content copied. Neat. I have not tried this in a long time and it was on a MBR-partitioned drive running win...
by baldyeti
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Tips&Tricks
Topic: Software install tools
Replies: 3
Views: 552

Re: Software install tools

And first and foremost, the MX Package Installer !
by baldyeti
Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: NeoVim, Vim
Replies: 8
Views: 1233

Re: NeoVim, Vim

After you've mastered vimtutor, here's a link to one of the better mid-level tutorials to vi i know of: UnixWorld Tutorial for The Vi/Ex Editor
by baldyeti
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: MX-19 and systemd
Replies: 32
Views: 2657

Re: MX-19 and systemd

Excellent news. Big thanks to the shim maintainer.
by baldyeti
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: could MX safely use multiple repositories enabled at different priorities ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1566

Re: could MX safely use multiple repositories enabled at different priorities ?

duly noted. No biggie. As i mentioned wrt systemd i do not care much myself for discussions that go nowhere, but this was a genuine question and i had missed any similar older thread as i only visit the forum occasionally.I thought it was worth discussing now that buster is nearing and a major MX r...
by baldyeti
Sun Jun 30, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Please recommend a Rufus alternative for Linux that ACTUALLY works like Rufus
Replies: 48
Views: 5591

Re: Please recommend a Rufus alternative for Linux that ACTUALLY works like Rufus

What i've done in the past (for a MBR-partitioned, fat32-formatted stick), is extract the MX ISO content to the root of the stick, then install syslinux to the stick. This way you do not end with a read-only stick as you would with "dd". Works for me as an installer or rescue tool. If you are going ...

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