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"find" files of multiple extensions, on one or more directories, excluding multiple subdirectories

Posted 12-07-2019 at 01:43 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 12-07-2019 at 01:47 PM by the dsc

It took me quite a while to find the correct syntax, only after some dozens of attempts that only worked partly right:

 find "${PWD}" "/optionally/any/other/path/"  \( -path '*/\.*' -o -name '*notthisfolder*' -o -name '*northis*' -o -wholename "*oteven/thi*" \) -prune -o -iname '*.ext1' -o -iname "*.ext2" -o -iname "*.ext*nsion3"
Where '*/\.*' excludes hidden folders (also files, I guess). All the patterns between the...
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Generating Private Public Key

Posted 11-28-2019 at 09:16 AM by ted_chou12

Downloaded OpenSSL from:
Windows version.
openssl genrsa -out privatekey.pem 1024
openssl req -new -x509 -key privatekey.pem -out publickey.cer -days 1
You are about to be asked to enter information that will be incorporated
into your certificate request.
What you are about to enter is what is called a Distinguished Name or a DN.
There are quite a few fields but you
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Exton|OS 64 bit based on Ubuntu 19.10 with Budgie Desktop 10.5, Refracta Snapshot, Calamares Installer and kernel 5.4.0-exton

Posted 11-28-2019 at 05:41 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS 191128 ABOUT Exton|OS with Budgie Desktop 10.5 and Refracta Snapshot
The Desktop Environment in this Exton|OS build is Budgie 10.5. (Budgie is focused on simplicity an elegance. Designed with the modern user in mind). Program content in build 191128: Refracta Snapshot, Calamares 3.2.14, Firefox, Gimp, SMPlayer, SMTube, and GParted. Also all necessary additions in order to install programs from source. Calamares is an installer framework. By design it is very customizable, in order to...
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Posted 11-26-2019 at 07:23 PM by ted_chou12

sudo apt-get install build-essential sharutils ccze libzip-dev libssl-dev
sudo apt-get install devscripts build-essential fakeroot
sudo apt-get install libssl-dev libcrypto++-dev  libssl1.0-dev
sudo apt source squid3
vi debian/rules
# add the lines
# --enable-ssl \
# --enable-ssl-crtd \
fakeroot debian/rules binary
make install
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Choosing a Linux distribution

Posted 11-25-2019 at 06:52 AM by hazel
Updated 11-27-2019 at 11:51 AM by hazel

  • The problem
One of the commonest newbie questions on this site is "What Linux distro would you recommend for me to use?" It's understandable that newbies ask this question. With Windows, the answer to "What Windows should I run?" is easy: the latest one that will run on your machine (and that is still supported by Microsoft and the companies that produce your antivirus software). But Linux comes in a lot more than 57 varieties, most of them equally up to date. Which then should...
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