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Developer at Pythian.
Big Tcl and Perl fan.
Enjoy Ruby and JavaScript too.


Mar
23
answered Can I get an array as an option argument in bash script
Mar
11
revised Why don't random numbers in AWK change after the first run?
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Mar
10
answered bash variables: expanding the values of variables whose names match a pattern
Mar
6
comment Write a timer in shell script to trigger/run another prepared script
Or at -- man.cx/at
Mar
2
revised How to make a simple script that increases a number character by 1
formatting
Mar
2
suggested approved edit on How to make a simple script that increases a number character by 1
Mar
2
comment Should I be adding aliases to /etc/profile instead of /etc/basrhc?
Yes, see the bash manual, gnu.org/software/bash/manual/bashref.html#Bash-Startup-Files
Mar
2
answered Should I be adding aliases to /etc/profile instead of /etc/basrhc?
Feb
9
answered Manipulate JSON in bash
Feb
8
awarded  bash
Feb
7
answered Command fails during script execution in bash
Jan
12
comment Catch all emails and pipe them all to a script with postfix
this sounds like a job for procmail
Jan
8
comment How can I tell a script is running under cron?
@HBruijn, excellent suggestion. If verbosity should be the default, add a -q option for running quietly.
Jan
7
comment Why is permission denied during pssh?
Have you though of using ssh-copy-id?
Jan
6
awarded  Yearling
Dec
5
comment How would you add a share to smb.conf via a script?
Check for pre-existing modules for your favourite scripting language. For example, I quickly found File::Samba for perl
Nov
17
awarded  Caucus
Nov
5
comment Expect script error send: Spawn id exp4 not open while executing
yikes. dude, chill.
Nov
5
comment Expect script error send: Spawn id exp4 not open while executing
This may be relevant: xkcd.com/1319
Nov
5
revised Expect script error send: Spawn id exp4 not open while executing
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