General :: Delete Top Level Directory And Have Contents Simply "move Up A Level"?

May 27, 2010

I have a directory that has a another directory inside it. The top directory is rather redundant since it only contains the one other one. Is there a way to delete the top level directory and have the contents simply "move up a level"?

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OpenSUSE :: Move Transparently Between Run Level 3 And Run Level 5 As Autologin User?

Aug 10, 2010

I've been able to kludge a kill script which finds the correct pid for the kdeserver (or gnome server) after my system comes up in run level 5 so I can drop back to run level 3 mode. Lots of experimentation showed me that using telinit 3 and telinit 5 would occasionally leave the video memory in a mess and I would have the black screen of death.

I set the security parameter setting to autologin for me since I am the only user of my machine, but I still have to kludge the default setting under sysconfig (the DEFAULT_WM) under Window Manager to pick a certain window manager, so it takes time to manually switch the desktop.

Right now I can leave the gui and drop back to cli, but painful experimenting showed me that killing the X server is a no no. Right now I kill the kde server, which sends the SIGTERM to the X windows manager, which then figures out that it has to shut down.

Questions: Is there a better way of doing this? Apparently openSUSE figures that we have multiple users logging into the gui desktop, so the gui is always kept running and a login window with the desktop manager option forces the user to login in. With autologin, this never happens, but no choice of desktop is possible on the fly.

Can some type of script be set up to painlessly enable this to happen? And what is the best way of bringing either the Gnome or KDE desktop manager down gracefully? I do get lots of error messages as the system attempts to recover and X shuts down. It appears that apparently the single user with autologin is left out in the cold.

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Jul 15, 2011

I have used Awk in the past to isolate the file name from a given path..that is to say, I may have a list of files contained in list.txt.Can someone please post the Awk command that would do this? (I assume it will be very similar in form to the Awk command I showed above.)The point is, sometimes I may want to isolate the second directory, sometimes I may want to isolate the third directory or tenth or whatever - so I am hoping that if someone posts the Awk command to isolate the second level directory (to produce the output I showed in Fig.3) it should be fairly obvious by looking at the form of this command how to alter it and so isolate any other directory I want.

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General :: Find All First Level Subdirectories Under The Current Directory?

Jan 24, 2011

1. How can you find all first level subdirectories under the current directory?
2. How will you show the last 100 lines of the file "foo.log"?
3. How will you Stream the contents of a the log file "foo.log" as it gets written to?
4. How can you grep for a pattern on a gzip'ed file? e.g., find "foo" in bar.gz
5. Find all lines in the file "foo" which DON'T have the pattern "bar"
6. Your web server is running very slowly. If you can login to the server, what command will you run to find out cpu and memory use?
7. Extract the file foo which is a part of the tar'ed, gzip'ed file bar.tar.gz
8. You attach a usb disk to your linux desktop, but it does not show up. How can you get more information about the error?
9. What is the secure way to login to remote systems?
10. What is the difference between TELNET and SSH?
11. Given a file 'a' with the following permissions -rwxrwxrwx 1 rohit rohit 0 2011-01-24 13:30 a Change its permissions such that it is only readable and writable by its owner, not accessible by anybody else in the group and only executable by the world
12. Difference between using ' and " for quoting a string / command in a shell
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14. How would you suppress output written to stderr by a command
15. Meaning of the #! notation in scripts e.g. #!/bin/sh
16. What is the output of the attached shell script test.sh Scripting questions, all based on the attached file access.log. Use one of perl, python, ruby, or shell scripts to solve these questsions. If any answer is obtained using just the command line, please include those commands as well.
17. How many accesses were made between 10am and 11.30am on Jan 24, 2011?
18. How many unique IP addresses accessed this server?
19. For every IP address which accessed this server, output a report showing number of hits for every type of HTTP status. For e.g., IP 192.168.1.20 has 164 hits with status 404 and 1690 hits with status 200.

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May 13, 2011

I am trying to check flac files in a multi-level directory structure, and would ideally like to get ordered output with the full path file name.

I could write a multiline script, but was wondering if there were better ways of accomplishing this.

The current command I am using is:

Code:
find . -name '*flac' -exec flac -t {} ;

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Jun 19, 2010

I'm using my free 2Gb of Ubuntu One space to back up some stuff and synch files between a laptop and desktop.

I synched a folder ok to try it out. Then I used the FAQ at

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to manually unsynchronise the folder as the right click option was greyed out.

But now I want to delete that folder from Ubuntu One using the Web site. The 'top level' folder does not have a 'delete' option. I've deleted everything under it but just want to get rid of the husk.

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Aug 20, 2010

I've got a folder called Foo. In foo, there are 20 folders called bar1, bar2, bar3,...,bar20. In each of those barXX folders there are 2 files. How can i move those 2 files up one level into Foo with one command?

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Jul 21, 2010

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you can find a cutout of an output generated by "iwlist s" command for a cell. Does anybody know what Quality, Signal level and Noise level mean? What is the definition of them? I searched for it and could not find good information on it. What do these Extra:*** fields for? What does it show in the example above? How were those values computed?

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May 12, 2009

Hi Guys,
here is my scenario:

I am running F10 x86_64 with Nvidia Quadro FX 3400.
I installed the drivers and it worked just fine. No errors generated according to Nvidia log files.
However, while in run level 5 when I try to switch to run level 3 by typing "telinit 3" or "init 3" the X server goes down and I get a blank screen. Same thing happens when I try to switch to a different tty session by <ctrl>+<alt>+F2 (or any F key for that matter).
I also noticed that when I shut down my system I can't see any more the screen where services are shutting down and their status ([OK] or [failed]).

Would appreciate your help on solving this issue.

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Jun 17, 2010

Hey Guys, I'am new here and request your help on this:
After installing emacs and a few dependencies on my RHEL 5, on restarting the system, the keyboard was not able to work. I restarted several times in vein.

However, when I start in single mode, it works perfectly. I have tried looking for a solution from google, but in vein.

Kindly help...

Regards, Andrew

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May 23, 2010

I just upgraded to the 10.04 and everything works just fine as before (except for skype but that really doesn't matters as it has already been 3 years I'm using ubuntu and I managed to get it to work only once, for miracle I believe ^^). The only real issue I have is this: when I start up my laptop, after the log-in, no sound will be heared as the "speaker" volume level in alsamixer is set to 0; if I raise it from the terminal running alsamixer (as I don't know any other alternative) everything plays just fine, but the next time I boot I do have to do it all over again... So, how can I change the default startup level of the "speaker" in alsamixer?

PS: by the way I do have the very same issue with the screen luminosity but the other way round as is always starts at maximum brightness and I can't manage to get it to start at the minimum, as it did before. At least reducing the backlight if far more quick but a couple of times I forget it and the battery lasted something like half an hour

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Mar 26, 2010

I've mucked through and figured out how to mount a windows share. I can access the folders I was looking for, but the windows share was not what I thought it would be. I was looking for the specific shared folder. Instead I got a root level parent directory that included the folder I wanted, and a couple others.

smbclient -L <ipaddress> gives me a parent directory on the root

First question: Can I mount a specific folder within a share?
Second question: Could somebody define share? I thought it was the specific shared folder, but that doesn't seem to be the case.

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Mar 9, 2010

I have a directory: /var/www/html/something/

and it's got tons of files and directories, some containing hidden files.

I want to move all the contents of something including hidden files up to the site root at: /var/www/html/

What is the proper command for this?

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Apr 12, 2011

Given a gzip compressed file, how do I know what compression level (1-9) was used for it?

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Jul 1, 2011

I gzip directories very often at work. What I normally do is

tar -zcvf file.tar.gz /path/to/directory

Is there a way to specify the compression level here? I want to use the best compression possible even if it takes more time to compress.

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Mar 30, 2011

I was trying to learn more about xorg configuration and came through an exercise that should be run at run level 3. So, I wrote init 3 in the command line then the x server stopped and the system was trying to enter run level 3 but then it hangs and nothing happens. At that time I was connected to the system via putty and wrote the command init 5 and the x server started again normally. I tried init 3 again and had the same thing.

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Feb 24, 2010

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General :: Cannot Set Desktop Effects To 3D Level?

Jun 3, 2010

am using a desktop computer which is having 1 gb ram,ge-force 2 but when I goto set the desktop effect to a 3d level the computer gets hanged/stops responding,is there any way to fic this problem and ya i am using fedora 12.
VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82845G/GL[Brookdale-G]/GE Chipset Integrated Graphics Device (rev 03).

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Jan 4, 2011

If this is documented (I'm sure it is) I can't find it.Being a really OLD UNIX user (35-tty days) I don't like GUI and leave it at RL 3. The background is wallpapered with an undesired image. can't remember where to get rid of it. I have done it B4 but I've slept since then

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General :: Intruders Can Log Into Box Using Run Level 1 Without Using Password

Mar 23, 2010

Well I have been using linux for sometime, and have kept strong passwords for every user account. But recently I noticed when we boot into run level 1, it does not ask for any password.This means that anyone can turn on my computer in my absence, on grub menu press a, then 1 to append 1 to the kernel arguments, which will make my system boot in run level 1.It won't ask for any password. Once in run level 1, the intruder can easily access my files, copy them, change their permissions, change even the root password.

Now how can I make my system more secure? Is there a way to get detailed info of each log in session, like which user, which run level, for how long and things like that?

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General :: What Application Is More 'low Level' Apt Or Aptitude?

Aug 6, 2010

What application is more "low level" - apt or aptitude?

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General :: Can't Install Doom Level Editor

Aug 5, 2010

this is super embarresing. ive made desktop enviroments for my friends but i cant figure out how too install this

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General :: Change Permissions Of Rc.sysinit In Run Level 1?

Apr 6, 2010

While playing with my Linux box, I edited rc.sysinit in /etc/rc.d/ folder. But now when I boot into run level 3 or 5, I get complain that system cannot run /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit. I boot into run level 1, and checked its permissions, which is rw-r--r-- . It should be rwxr-xr-x. I tried to use chmod to change its permissions, but it responded that "Read Only file system" Now how can I change its persmissions when in run level 1. In run level 3 and 5, machine does not boot. My box has Fedora Core 2 with kernel 2.6.20.

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General :: Open Multiple Terminals In Run Level 3?

Dec 8, 2010

I am using red hat Linux 4 I have two question.

Normally in GUI interface i open multiple terminal at a time like one for log file and one for configuring any file etc etc.
The problem is normally I do work on run level 3 but in that way how can i open multiple terminal at at time ? Is there any way...

2- When I use the command

Code:
# tail -f /var/log/messages
in GUI i normally close the windows after viewing the log file messages.Is there any hot key by which I can again see the prompt example [root@localhost ~}# to write the command instead of closing the terminal windows ?

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Jun 25, 2010

I want that when ever my Red Hat Linux machine use run level 5 it automatically open terminal. Is there anyway to do it? Normally I see the desktop, Right click on anywhere and click for terminal then it can see terminal.

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General :: Perform Root Level Tasks While In GUI?

Oct 5, 2010

There must be a way to perform privileged tasks in the Gnome desktop (or actually Nautilus, I guess)...similar to using SUDO in a terminal window.

For example I want to change the rights to a file, but Nautilus tells me I can't because I'm not the owner.

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