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A shell is software that lets users interact with the operating system, usually by typing at a command-line.

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Is it possible to emulate some of the basic UI/UX features of Zsh in Bash? [on hold]

I don't want to switch to Zsh, but I would like to haver the following functionality: Nicer Tab completion features for sub-directory names (slides 29-30) (NOT for spell-check). Most importantly—to ...
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Cannot run lxterminal from LXsession autostart

I'm trying to run a script right after my Raspberry pi's X server is on, because it runs with a GUI. After a lot of search, I found out that I could make a script run in the following file ....
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BASH SCRIPT for complete data [on hold]

Hello i was search but i no found noting about copy inside the same file. I have this CSV file. "ID";"Comb ID";"Price";"Comb Price";"Name";"Descr" "3";"";"200";"0";"name1";"Desc some" "4";"21";"";"...
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see Unix userids in macOS

I have a million-file 900-userid snapshot of an old Unix file server. On Linux I can browse it and have ls -l show usernames from the snapshot's /etc/passwd, by just chroot'ing to the snapshot's top ...
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Why don't Go (lang) binaries show up in `which`, `whereis`, and similar tools?

I've installed a couple of Go utilities via go get -u github.com/[owner]/[repo] and I don't understand why they don't honor standard shell conventions. The utility I installed had no trace of anything ...
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Windows 10 Broke, with all the text and buttons in dialog & pop-up missing [closed]

So I was looking at SuperUser when I was trying to find a way to fix my friend's flash disk that "broke" because of Rufus has failed him, so anyways, while I was searching, Windows has failed me and ...
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How to edit Excel file (xlsx) using linux shell

Is there a way (tool) to edit XLSX files using Linux shell? What I need is a way to remove the last three not empty rows from the first worksheet. I know that XLSX is just a zip file, packed with ...
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Difficulty importing numpy into python shell after installation

After installing numpy through pip in my command prompt then entering a python shell, I can't import numpy into the shell for use. I've uploaded a picture for reference; I have tried restarting my ...
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shell command on matching line (in vim: combine the global `:g` or `:v` command with shell command)

I want to use a shell command (fmt in this case) to operate on every (non-)matching line of a regex in a file. I'd prefer to do it within vim! I am, nonetheless, open for a pure shell/bash/zsh ...
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Vagrant: Shell Provisioner operation in a multi-machine environment

I am building a multi-machine environment and am puzzling over the behaviour I am seeing as the Vagrantfile is processed. My goal: Create n number of virtual machines with 3 different roles. All n ...
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Shell pipes - the order of things

Because netcat on my box doesn't support -e, The netcat man page gives me this workaround: $ rm -f /tmp/f; mkfifo /tmp/f $ cat /tmp/f | /bin/sh -i 2>&1 | nc -l 127.0.0.1 1234 > /tmp/f I ...
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How should I install homebrew into /usr/local subdirectory manually?

Manual installation directions in docs.brew.sh are very brief and unsatisfactory, resulting in some errors if I try it in a subdirectory of /usr/local without using sudo. Directions in this question ...
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Forward shell to serial on Linux

I'm trying to forward a shell to serial (USB to RS232) so I can use an old monochrome CRT terminal. How can I forward a shell to a serial port so the other end can send commands & read output ...
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Launching a UWP app as the shell

In the excellent answer to How do I replace the system shell (explorer.exe) with another process in Windows 10? one provides the path to an executable as the value of a registry key. Can this be ...
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Get intermediate nodes using ping

I need to get intermediate nodes when requesting the route through ping. I can get the intermediate routes through traceroute url, but in the server there's a problem I cannot use traceroute. I ...

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