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LQ should come up with a smarter way of ranking users

Posted 05-29-2009 at 05:39 AM by rob124

I have looked at how LQ ranks its users. I was astonished to notice that users are simply ranked by the number of posts they have. While this is a good way of recognising long time members, I find that misleading to especially new users. Of great concern is the title "Guru" that is given when someone reaches 5000 posts. I would have OKed it if only 'Addict' was used.
Most new users (even old users, and indeed everyone) know and believe that 'Gurus' are well knowledgeable, experienced...
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Shell script for reading a particular process contineously from process table

Posted 05-29-2009 at 01:44 AM by vinaykori

Hi All,
Can any one help me out in writing a script for the below requirement.

Shell script for reading a particular process contineously from process table and redirect to a file with process details.

There will be a number of processes is running with the same process name having diffrenet Process ID. You wan't whenever a new process get invokes with the same process name then those process details needs to be redirect to File where...
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Discover library dependencies on Slackware

Posted 05-28-2009 at 02:34 AM by gabim
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I created a script to discover the library dependencies on my system:


for p in `$ECHO $PATH | $SED 's/:/ /g'`
    for f in $p/*
        if [ 'ELF' == `$FILE -b $f | $CUT -d' ' -f1` ]; then
            if $LDD $f | $GREP -q 'not found'; then
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"convert source code into bin file"

Posted 05-27-2009 at 10:39 PM by kandhakumar

Originally Posted by jdkaye View Post
You convert source code into a binary file by using a compiler. The compiler that you use depends on what language (C, Fortran, Pascal, etc.) the source code is written in. There is no such thing as "linux source code". To convert source code written in C, you need a C compiler to take one example.

To find out what a cray-pointer is in Fortran compilers I suggest you consult the Fortran documentation.

Have fun,

hi thanks to...
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Highlight Domain & Subdomain for SSL websites in Firefox

Posted 05-27-2009 at 05:22 PM by rbkumaran

When you visit a Secure website in Firefox chances are that the FavIcon for the website is replaced with a Green bar with the details of the company. This is because of the default properties in Firefox to display detailed information of the website from the Extended Validation Certificate on the website. However, if the website doesn’t host a Extended Validation certificate then the website URL (link) in the address bar is not highlighted or in otherwords shows as a normal website URL.Read more
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