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What is the “+” in “drwxrwsr-x+”

I'm working a website we maintain, and I use Capistrano to deploy. I've kind of inherited the stuff, so I'm not the one who set everything up. When I deploy to the server, it fails and nothing is ...
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Who is the “author” of a file (Gnu “ls” manual)

In the manual for Gnu "ls," I see this: --author with -l, print the author of each file Does anybody know what the “author” of a file means in this context? This is (maybe?) not the ...
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How do I set current Unix time in milliseconds?

Possible Solution date --set="2011-12-07 01:20:15.962" && date --rfc-3339=ns Original Question I can get the date with milliseconds like so: date +"%S.%N" date --rfc-3339=ns According ...
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Is it possible to change the directory in which useradd creates its lockfiles?

Useradd creates lock files in /etc/ directory. Is it possible make it create them somewhere else?
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Upgrade coreutils on CentOS 4.8 server

I'd like to use the option oflag=append for a dd operation to append content to a file. This is to increase the size of the underlying file for a loop device in a case where creating a new larger file ...
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Difference between UnxUtils and GNU CoreUtils

I am a Windows user who wants programs like grep and sed along with other utilities like ls, cut etc in my command prompt. I came across 2 packages which would accomplish this UnxUtils GNU ...
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Problems compiling coreutils-8.5 on Solaris 5.10 on Intel platform

I am having trouble compiling coreutils-8.5 on Solaris 5.10 on the Intel platform using cc. Firstly I had the following error during ./configure: checking whether <wchar.h> uses 'inline' ...