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ubuntu tasksel
The command tasksel allows the choice of packages from the command line to get predefined configurations for specific services (usually this option is offered during installation).

Compare a remote file with a local file

Wait for an already launched program to stop before starting a new command.
Referring to the original post, if you are using $! then that means the process is a child of the current shell, so you can just use `wait $!`. If you are trying to wait for a process created outside of the current shell, then the loop on `kill -0 $PID` is good; although, you can't get the exit status of the process.

Find usb device in realtime
Using this command you can track a moment when usb device was attached.

Create/open/use encrypted directory
Create/open/use an encrypted directory encfs needs to be installed During creation easiest to use default values The encrypted files will be in ~/.crypt and you will work as usual in ~/crypt To close the encrypted directory run: fusermount -u ~/crypt When you switch off the computer the encrypted directory will be automatically closed This example uses /home/user/crypt as encrypted directory I use ubuntu linux 8.04 and I am also the creator of www.minihowto.org

how many packages installed on your archlinux?

Convert CSV to JSON
Replace 'csv_file.csv' with your filename.

Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy

Run a file system check on your next boot.
The empty file /forcefsck causes the file system check fsck to be run next time you boot up, after which it will be removed. This works too: $sudo >/forcefsck

Convert CSV to JSON
Replace 'csv_file.csv' with your filename.


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