Category: operating system

  • gold – manual page for gold (GNU Binutils for Debian 1.11

  • coreutils: ls –quoting-style=c and | (pipe) symbol output of ls –quoting-style=c is incorrect when filename contains | (pipe) symbol. Steps: mkdir /tmp/bla touch “/tmp/bla/filename with | pipe” ls –quoting-style=c /tmp/bla returns: “filename with \| pipe” thanks, -Mathieu Ref:

  • signal “expose-event”

    g_signal_connect . The second argument for this function is detailed_signal : a string of the form “signal-name::detail”. source : GtkWidget is the base class for all widgets. “expose-event” is an signal and the signal list is available at

  • | pause | Suspends processing ..

    | pause | Suspends processing ..

    software | Windows | H:\>pause Press any key to continue . . . H:\>pause /? Suspends processing of a batch program and displays the message Press any key to continue . . . H:\>pause Press any key to continue . . . Pause Suspends processing of a batch program and displays a message prompting the […]

  • wcwidth programming

    wcwidth – determine columns needed for a wide character #define _XOPEN_SOURCE #include <wchar.h> #include<stdio.h> main() { int value; wchar_t cr; cr=’H’; value=wcwidth(cr); printf(“\n %d \n”,value); }

  • glxinfo

    ahiliation:~$glxinfo name of display: :0.0 display: :0 screen: 0 direct rendering: Yes server glx vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation server glx version string: 1.4 The glxinfo program shows information about the OpenGL and GLX implementations running on a given X display.

  • badblocks

    Block I debianlabs:~# badblocks /dev/hda1 ^C Interrupted at block 137600 debianlabs:~# badblocks -b 1 -c 0 /dev/hda1 badblocks: File too large while trying to determine device size debianlabs:~# badblocks -b 1500 -c 0 /dev/hda1 ^C Interrupted at block 0 Block II debianlabs:~# badblocks -b 1500 -c 64 /dev/hda1 Weird value (96000) in do_read Weird value […]

  • exit

    Exits the current batch script or the Cmd.exe program (that is, the command interpreter) and returns to the program that started Cmd.exe or to the Program Manager. Edison, Thomas: Electricity and Progress [audio:

  • fc

    Compares two files and displays the differences between them.

  • flock