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left outer join 2 shell output on a common key column using bash

Is there a way I can do a "left outer join" for bash output from 2 different commands based on a common key column (ip address)? For various reasons, I would like to avoid saving the output ...
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Difference between machine/processor/hardware-platform

In using the uname command the following three options gives me the same output: ubuntu@ip-172:~/asm/asm$ uname -p # x86_64 ubuntu@ip-172:~/asm/asm$ uname -i # x86_64 ubuntu@ip-172:~/asm/asm$ uname -m ...
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Can rsync's file hash check be disable?

I am updating an OS X system from Ubunutu and I would prefer if the file difference was only checked by time and filesize as the OS X has a very slow disk and I believe this may speed up the process. ...
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What's a good RLIMIT_CORE setting if I only want backtrace?

all My C++ program generates core dump as large as 2GB and it quickly fills up all usable disc space. What I really need is only backtrace. I was wondering what's the safe size of core dump file if I ...
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Yum update coreutils failed

I got error update coreutils. Here is console log root@server70 [~]# yum update coreutils Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, rhnplugin Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile ...
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Sort installed packages version

I'm trying to get last version of installed kernel package. The main difficulty is that in my case the versions may be installed in a wrong order, so I cannot simply use the --last argument from rpm. ...
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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 file'...
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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 to ...
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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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Conflicts between ACLs and umask

I have a directory which can be read and written by a couple of unix groups. This is achieved by using ACLs. Let's assume I did it like this: mkdir /tmp/test setfacl -d -m g:group1:rwx /tmp/test ...
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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 Coreutils ...
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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' ...