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BAR - Backup archiver program

Posted 03-23-2010 at 10:04 AM by sridhar11

BAR is backup archiver program to create compressed and encrypted archives of files that can be stored on a hard
disk, CD, DVD, or directly on a server via FTP, SCP, or SFTP. A server mode and a scheduler are integrated for
making automated backups in the background. A graphical front end that can connect to the (remote) server is included.

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Script madness! Or, why I love the shell prompt

Posted 03-21-2010 at 09:50 PM by Raveolution

So today I decided I was tired of dealing with a whole large directory of zip files. Since all the zip files were uniquely named, I figured might as well make a corresponding directory name and unpack each one in there.

Good luck doing that in Winderz. But I'm not in Winderz. I'm on a shell prompt. So what's a nerd to do.

Well, so far I worked it out this way. In bash, I did:

for i in *.zip;do unzip $i -d `echo $i| sed -e 's/.zip//g'`;done
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What doesn't Linux do for me?

Posted 03-20-2010 at 12:48 PM by williamfromtexas
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It doesn't do my laundry.
It doesn't write emails to my mom (or my ex).

Here some things that I think it should be able to do, but I don't know yet:

Choose my songs - is there any app that will predict what music files you'll like? My mp3 player has a feature like this in its shuffle.

How about this option: a quick boot that opens a web browser and a normal looking desktop. As features are loaded in the back end, then they become available. Like...
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Quota stats reporting for existing users

Posted 03-19-2010 at 10:43 AM by Mr. ameya sathe (Tantra Yantra Swatantrya)
Updated 03-19-2010 at 10:44 AM by Mr. ameya sathe

According to documentation; you have followed the correct procedure for creating quota for a group as well as for a user. But; still the
repquota command is still displaying the quota value for soft and hard limit as zero.

The reason is that; unless & until a file owned by that by particular group or the user is created, repquota will not report the quota values for the said group and user.
Remember this file must be of non-zero value.
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System Profile

Posted 03-19-2010 at 05:52 AM by jldicicco
Updated 11-06-2011 at 09:17 AM by jldicicco


Computer: MS-1242-ID1 (Wind12 U200)
OS: Debian (squeeze)
Kernel: 2.6.32-5-686

description: Notebook
product: U200
vendor: Micro-Star International
version: Ver 1.000
serial: [REMOVED]
width: 32 bits
capabilities: smbios-2.6 dmi-2.6 smp-1.4 smp
configuration: boot=normal chassis=notebook cpus=2 uuid=00020003-0004-0005-0006-000700080009...
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