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Staircase affect with vim pasting

Gentoo Forums :: View topic – vim pasting “stairway” [SOLVED] Found on the Gentoo forums, and excellent tip on how to avoid that annoying staircase affect when you paste multiple lines into the VIM editor. Add the following to your … Continue reading

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Sun CEO Says ZFS Will Be ‘the File System’ for OSX

Slashdot | Sun CEO Says ZFS Will Be ‘the File System’ for OSX Being pretty interested in RAID and Macs, I find this very interesting. ZFS sounds like a pretty neat piece of work. Being able to transparently add dives … Continue reading

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HOWTO Find broken symbolic links – Gentoo Linux Wiki

HOWTO Find broken links – Gentoo Linux Wiki I was trying to find some broken links. however, although using find . -type l shows all links, it does nto use the cool flashing RED that BASH can do to shwo … Continue reading

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useful SED line

I wanted to comment out a few lines in a config file. This was a result of getting to single user mode on a Tru64 box, because some SCSI drives had gone missing! Anyway Sed to to the rescue! How … Continue reading

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