[ In reference to "2-Cent Tips" in LG#166 ]
Ben Okopnik [ben at linuxgazette.net]
Mon, 7 Sep 2009 08:37:11 -0500
----- Forwarded message from Rob Reid -----
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2009 22:04:21 -0400 From: Rob Reid <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: tkb: Re: 2-cent Tip: Conditional pipesHi Ben,
I'm glad to see the nitty-gritty of shells and terminals being dealt with in Linux Gazette. One thing that might have been unclear to the reader is that the
syntax is (ba|z)sh code for "run less with the LESS variable set to FX for this time only". As you probably know, you could alternatively put
export LESS="-FRX" # The R is for handling color.
in your ~/.profile to have less nicely customized everytime you run it, with less typing.
-- Rob Reid http://www.cv.nrao.edu/~rreid/ Assistant Scientist at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory Isn't it a bit unnerving that doctors call what they do "practice?" - Jack Handey
[ In reference to "Internet Radio Router" in LG#166 ]
Mulyadi Santosa [mulyadi.santosa at gmail.com]
Wed, 2 Sep 2009 22:27:37 +0700
This article reminds me to the day I made my first crude webmail using perl CGI. Not too good, but also not so bad considering the fact "It Just Works" and I made it using Perl while most of my friends would prefer using PHP to do such thing
Bash scripting for CGI....ouch that's just great! and old sk00lz too! Thanks Mr Ziemann for sharing your works....
[ In reference to "Linux Layer 8 Security" in LG#166 ]
Thomas Johnson [tommyj27 at gmail.com]
Wed, 2 Sep 2009 08:22:54 -0500
There is a typo in one of the Matahari URLs in this article. The URL points at sourceforce.net, rather than sourceforge.net.
[ In reference to "Software Development on the Nokia Internet Tablets" in LG#165 ]
Kapil Hari Paranjape [kapil at imsc.res.in]
Mon, 31 Aug 2009 06:07:40 +0530
Thanks for a nice article explaining how to setup and use Scratchbox for developing on the Nokia tablets.
Since the N900 has just be announced by Nokia you can expect a lot of links to this issue of LG in a short while!
[ In reference to "Mailbag" in LG#166 ]
Jimmy O'Regan [joregan at gmail.com]
Wed, 2 Sep 2009 12:43:56 +0100
We got to the bottom of the transliteration problem: on Vineet's system, there was a flaw in the locales -- matras were defined as 'punct' instead of 'alpha'.
2009/8/6 Jimmy O'Regan <email@example.com>:
> 2009/8/6 Vineet Chaitanya <firstname.lastname@example.org>: >> All the three tests suggested by you passed successfully (using unmodified >> en_IE.UTF-8 locale). >> >> >> But if I modify "i18n" file so that "matraas" are declared as "alpha" >> instead of "punct" then lt-proc -t also works correctly. >> >> In any case I would like to have a look at your "i18n" file and would >> like to know the reason why it differs from the usual one. > > > in 'i18n', I guess this comment from 'LC_CTYPE' agrees with you: > `` > % - All Matras of Indic and Sinhala are moved from punct to alpha class/ > % - Added Unicode 5.1 charctares of Indic scripts/ > % DEVANAGARI/ > <U0901>..<U0939>;<U093C>..<U094D>;/ > <U0950>..<U0954>;<U0958>..<U0961>;/ > <U0962>;<U0963>;<U0972>;<U097B>..<U097F>;/ > '' > > So yes, the matras are in the 'alpha' class on my system, not 'punct'. > > $ apt-cache show locales > Package: locales > Priority: required > Section: libs > Installed-Size: 8796 > Maintainer: Martin Pitt <email@example.com> > Architecture: all > Source: langpack-locales > Version: 2.9+cvs20090214-7 >
[ In reference to "GNOME and Red Hat Linux Eleven Years Ago" in LG#165 ]
Jakub Safar [mail at jakubsafar.cz]
Sun, 30 Aug 2009 20:03:34 +0200
thank you for the article about GNOMEs history. Looking back made me happy, nevertheless, I doubt that ... "GNOME development was announced in August 1977" ;-)
[ In reference to "Keymap Blues in Ubuntu's Text Console" in LG#157 ]
eric stockman [stockman.eric at gmail.com]
Sat, 08 Aug 2009 22:57:00 +0200
On my intrepid ibex 8.10 system the keymaps are in /usr/share/rdesktop/keymaps/
[ In reference to "/lg_tips.html" in LG#issue75 ]
Jim Cox [jim.cox at idt.net]
Mon, 31 Aug 2009 09:37:04 -0400
Another option, though I'm not sure if it fits the OP's constraint of "plain shell methods", is stat with a custom format:
prompt$ stat -c %y /tmp/teetime.log 2009-08-31 09:30:11.000000000 -0400
I stumbled across this while looking for filesizes in scripts, seemed a bit cleaner v. cut against ls output:
prompt$ stat -c %s /tmp/teetime.log 7560497