Category: operating system

  • gold – manual page for gold (GNU Binutils for Debian 2.21.51.20110421) 1.11

  • coreutils: ls –quoting-style=c and | (pipe) symbol

    http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=432945 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: http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.c/browse_thread/thread/0db8070def6a4453

  • signal “expose-event”

    g_signal_connect . The second argument for this function is detailed_signal : a string of the form “signal-name::detail”. source :http://library.gnome.org/devel/gobject/unstable/gobject-Signals.html GtkWidget is the base class for all widgets. “expose-event” is an signal and the signal list is available at http://library.gnome.org/devel/gtk/unstable/GtkWidget.html

  • | 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); } http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-bugs/2000-10/msg00540.html

  • 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. http://www.opengl.org/documentation/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenGL

  • 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. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exit_(command) Edison, Thomas: Electricity and Progress [audio:http://www.freeinfosociety.com/media/sounds/75.mp3%5D

  • fc

    Compares two files and displays the differences between them. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File_comparison

  • flock

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File_locking#Linux http://www.thinkage.ca/english/gcos/expl/c/lib/fileno.html