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Created by magnum on May 06, 2011 12:26:14    Last update: May 06, 2011 12:26:14
The bash environment variable PROMPT_COMMAND contains a regular bash command that is executed just before the command prompt is displayed. For example: $ export PROMPT_COMMAND=a bash: a: command not ... The command a is not valid so you get the error message every time you hit enter. Echo something before $PS1 : $ export PROMPT_COMMAND='echo -n Hi!' Hi!$ ... PROMPT_COMMAND is regularly used to change the xterm window title. You may find this in /etc/bashrc : case $TERM in xterm*) if [ -...
Created by Dr. Xi on December 04, 2009 04:33:05    Last update: December 04, 2009 04:33:05
Variable Meaning $_ The default or implicit variable. @_ Within a subroutine the array @_ contains the parameters passed to that subroutine. $a, $b Special package variables when using sort() $<digit> Contains the subpattern from the corresponding set of capturing parentheses from the last pattern match, not counting patterns matched in nested blocks that have been exited already. $. Current line number for the last filehandle accessed. $/ The input record separator, newline by default. $| If set to nonzero, forces a flush right away and after every write or print on the currently selected output channel. Default is 0 (regardless of whether the channel is really buffered by the system or not; $| tells you only whether you've asked Perl explicitly to flush after...
Created by Dr. Xi on September 29, 2008 23:03:40    Last update: September 29, 2008 23:04:08
Variables set automatically by shell: Variable Description $# Number of command-line arguments. $- Options currently in effect (arguments supplied to sh or to set). $? Exit value of last executed command. $$ Process number of current process. $! Process number of last background command. $0 First word; that is, command name. $n Individual arguments on command line (positional parameters). The Bourne shell allows only nine parameters to be referenced directly (n = 1-9); the Korn shell allows n to be greater than 9 if specified as ${n}. $* All arguments on command line ("$1 $2..."). $@ All arguments on command line, individually quoted ("$1" "$2" ...). Variables set automatically by Korn shell: Variable Description ERRNO Error number of last system call that failed. LINENO Current...
Created by Dr. Xi on September 21, 2008 21:04:24    Last update: September 21, 2008 22:27:36
IE uses Notepad as the default editor when you select "View Source" from a web page. You can change it to your favorite editor by adding a couple of keys to the registry: Start regedit Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ Add key View Source Editor Under View Source Editor , add key Editor Name Change the default string value to the full path of your favorite editor. The following is the registry entry for vim (full tip for vim is available from the vim wiki ): Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_... It is probably easier (less error prone) to edit this in a file and import it back into the registry. The contents of gvim.vbs are: '--- gVim.vbs ------------------------------------... It is OK to use gvim.exe...