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by deck_luck
Thu Feb 18, 2021 1:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Why is find running?
Replies: 6
Views: 247

Re: Why is find running?

While the find program is running, you need to obtain the PID (process id) of the process. If you do not know the find program PID, you can use the following command to obtain it. pgrep find With the PID you can use the pstree program to determine the parent program association. This should help ide...
by deck_luck
Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Beware - NZXT H1 Case Fire Safety Recall
Replies: 0
Views: 175

Beware - NZXT H1 Case Fire Safety Recall

The NZXT A message from CEO, Johnny, regarding the H1 safety issue blog concerning the safety recall. The Unsafe Computer Catches Fire: NZXT H1 Case & BLD Serious Problems youtube video demonstrates the fire. The NZXT Responds to GN's H1 Case Fire Coverage: New PCIe Riser, Formal Recall, & R...
by deck_luck
Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:24 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Copying Timeshift backups to an external hard drive
Replies: 19
Views: 529

Re: Copying Timeshift backupss to an external hard drive

The TimeShift application requires the EXT4 destination file system. You should consider a separate TimeShift partition/ext4 file system on your external storage device. A separate TimeShift file system will help isolate your TimeShift snapshots and hopefully prevent any accidental overwrite or dele...
by deck_luck
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: It's Me
Replies: 8
Views: 312

Re: It's Me

Welcome to the Linux Mint Forum. I hope enjoy your new Linux adventure. :wink:
by deck_luck
Tue Jan 19, 2021 5:47 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: UNIMPORTANT crontab runs every every 5 minutes starting when?
Replies: 1
Views: 107

Re: crontab runs every every 5 minutes starting when?

Step values can be used in conjunction with ranges. Following a range with ``/<number>'' specifies skips of the number's value through the range. For example, ``0-23/2'' can be used in the hours field to specify command execution every other hour (the alternative in the V7 standard is ``0,2,4,6,8,10...
by deck_luck
Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:33 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Giving it a shot
Replies: 9
Views: 392

Re: Giving it a shot

Welcome to the Linux Mint Forum. :wink: I hope you enjoy your new Linux adventure.
by deck_luck
Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:26 pm
Forum: Scripts & Bash
Topic: Need Help with a Script
Replies: 16
Views: 625

Re: Need Help with a Script

Clarification:
The grep -v '^\s*$' command will remove an empty (blank) lines as well as lines only containing zero or more white spaces.
by deck_luck
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:18 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: a Major gripe with manufacturers / keyboards
Replies: 7
Views: 304

Re: a Major gripe with manufacturers / keyboards

Do you have long finger nails? :D
I lkeep a McAllay keyboard protector on my MBP. I do not know if they make them for all laptops or just the macbooks. Please do not waste your time with the cheap items on eBay, because you will get be a very inferior product (been there). :(
by deck_luck
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:08 am
Forum: Scripts & Bash
Topic: Need Help with a Script
Replies: 16
Views: 625

Re: Need Help with a Script

$ od -c new.txt 0000000 T r i a l 0 \n F r e d S a v 0000020 a g e 3 \n R i c k R a l s t 0000040 o n 5 \n T o m m y F r a n k 0000060 s 6 \n T a y l o r S w i f t 0000100 7 \n T r o y M a l i n 8 \n 0000120 G e o r g e C a r l i n 9 \n 0000140 T i m T e b o w 1 0 \n G e n 0000160 e S i m m o n s 1...
by deck_luck
Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:40 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello everyone!
Replies: 9
Views: 385

Re: Hello everyone!

Welcome to the Linux Mint Forum. I hope you enjoy your Linux Mint adventure. :D
by deck_luck
Thu Jan 07, 2021 6:45 am
Forum: Scripts & Bash
Topic: Need Help with a Script
Replies: 16
Views: 625

Re: Need Help with a Script

... The only problem I have now, which is not really noticeable to the outcome of the process is I have a multiple of extra empty lines. ... If there is a way to remove these extra empty lines at the end of the list, I could add it to my script. I've found a few things online, but nothing of what I...
by deck_luck
Thu Jan 07, 2021 3:36 am
Forum: Scripts & Bash
Topic: Need Help with a Script
Replies: 16
Views: 625

Re: Need Help with a Script

Pecu1iar wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 1:12 am
...
Thank you. I read your comment about the carriage return and figured that is why my new file name is is two lines.
I used "sed -i 's/\r//g' active" to remove the carriage returns. My files are now one line.
Cool beans. :wink:
by deck_luck
Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: Scripts & Bash
Topic: Need Help with a Script
Replies: 16
Views: 625

Re: Need Help with a Script

$ od -c expired 0000000 T o m C l a n c y 2 \r \n F r 0000020 e d S a v a g e 4 \r \n T o m 0000040 m y F r a n k s 7 \n 0000054 $ Notice the "\r" represents a carriage return. Your text file has both the "\r" carriage return and "\n" newline characters. This is common...
by deck_luck
Wed Jan 06, 2021 8:06 pm
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: Can't mount SDHC Card
Replies: 7
Views: 343

Re: Can't mount SDHC Card

While the SD Card is accessible, please run the following commands:

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sudo lsblk -f 
sudo file -sl /dev/mmcblk0
by deck_luck
Wed Jan 06, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: Scripts & Bash
Topic: Need Help with a Script
Replies: 16
Views: 625

Re: Need Help with a Script

... This issue that I am having is that the script is not using the last name in the list from either file. This is happening with with both files. ... Your source files are not line terminating the last text item. $ od -c expired 0000000 T o m C l a n c y 2 \r \n F r 0000020 e d S a v a g e 4 \r \...
by deck_luck
Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Can't get youtube-dl to run [Solved]
Replies: 18
Views: 702

Re: Can't get youtube-dl to run

The Ubuntu 20.04 LTS releae notice has some useful python information. Please see the following link: ReleaseNotes#Python3_by_default

Remember. Linux Mint uses the Ubuntu base. You may simply need to install the python-is-python3 as the release notice points out.
by deck_luck
Wed Dec 30, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Can't get youtube-dl to run [Solved]
Replies: 18
Views: 702

Re: Can't get youtube-dl to run

Did you run the which python command?
Does resolved to a valid version of python.

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