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Did the shell ( terminal ) change in Catalina?

My login script is behaving oddly since I moved to Catalina. Particularly this line: # set cursor to display path and command count PS1=”<: \w | \! :> ” Now my cursor actually has a \w and a \! in it. Before in my older Mac from about 4 years ago it would show the […]

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How to backup a windows shared folder and all its shared files into my timemachine backup

I have a home network and the other one is PC with Windows. I want to include their files too into my existing TM backup. I know its not going to be easy, but I can tinker a lot for getting this working. TM command line is lot of options too.

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User Help Web Apps

How to search for dangerous messages on GMail?

I am using a filter to prevent mails from getting moved to the spam folder, because I want to see them. As a consequence some mails are correctly prefaced with: This message was not sent to Spam because of a filter you created. So far so good. Now, I would like to mass review all […]

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Sum and calculate percentages of cells with specific values

I’m trying to develop a marking sheet that will return percentages of checked cells, but discard any unchecked cells. So far I’ve got the checked cells done – I assigned checked cells a value of 10 and unchecked cells a value of 0 (I have 10 questions, so if someone gets everything right, they get […]

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Linux Mastering Development

Screen wents black shade on launching hawx 2 in wine (Kali Linux)

I’ve installed HAWX 2 in Kali Linux using wine. When I launch tha game in dx9 version the screen becomes black shaded including all the Linux UI. It becomes normal only when I restart the PC. The game also crashes on loading screen. I’ve took a screenshot and restarted my PC. When I opened the […]

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Identifying exact type of transistor

I can not identify the exact model of this transistor. It reacts as a bipolar NPN Si transistor with EBC pin configuration (first image left to right,) not ECB! This seems to be made by Siemens. Package is TO92. Any idea? It’s from old store, just found plenty ot them ~500pcs. I did successful test: […]

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How to have thumbnails in Mac OSX Dock like in Windows? [closed]

One of the great features Windows has that I believe help alot with window management is the thumbnail preview in the task bar. However, in the Mac OSX dock there is no thumbnails yet! In Windows you can hover over the app, select the relevant thumbnail and instantly that Window is in focus. I’m looking […]

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Can I safely use a 6 A, 600 V diode in place of a 6 A, 400 V diode?

Inexperienced electrical person here, but trying to save significant cost to repair an oven. The oven I have has a MR754 diode off the main convection heating element, that has failed. Unfortunately, since it is part of the wiring, the manufacturer only offers up the entire wiring harness as a replacement part at $500+. Pending […]

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Linux Live does’t boot

I’m trying to make a persistent bootable linux OS (via a usb flash-drive), but it fails to boot. I made a non-persistent Linux Live (ubuntu 18.04) awhile ago, and because I don’t understand much in hardware-software issues, and about formatting problems I already know, I got myself another flash-drive. first, I’ve tried making a persistent […]

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grep for pattern including carriage return on a Mac

I want to grep for two stars followed by carriage return followed by dash. I am using macOS (so it’s BSD grep). I would have thought grep -l “\*\*\n-” filename-pattern would work, but it doesn’t! And using grep -l “\*\*\\n-” filename-pattern doesn’t work either. Here’s the octal dump of the line in question: 0000000 \n […]