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Finding unmatched braces (brackets)

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Recently I was checking for unmatched braces in a big text file with nearly half a million lines (300+ MB). Was there a closing brace for every opening brace? The text file was called 'beetle' and was actually a tab-separated table with each line divided into 77 fields. What I wanted to do was find…

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How to use flags in AWK

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Flags in AWK are variables which are set to either true or false. They're handy for defining ranges over which AWK can act, as shown below. The AWK used here is GNU AWK 4.1.1 (gawk 4). Sometimes flags aren't needed I'll demonstrate with a simple text file called demo, which has 6 lines with 3…

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Proofreading for illusions with grep and AWK

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Lexical illusions are very hard to find when proofreading. The most common lexical illusion is a duplicated word, as in this well-known example: A lexical illusion: many people are not aware that the the brain will automatically ignore a second instance of the word 'the' when it starts a new line. …

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Transposing rows and columns: 3 methods

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Swapping the rows and columns in a table on the command line would seem to be a fairly easy thing to do. For example, with this tab-separated table (called 'tabbed') as input: get this tab-separated table ('swapped') as output: Datamash Transposing rows and columns is indeed easy if you have the…

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Steel, Password Managing the CLI Way

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One thing that's probably obvious to anyone who's read more than a few Linux Rain articles is that we appreciate the CLI (command-line interface). Graphical programs and utilities are great and there are some fantastic examples of those out there, not to mention new ones being created all the time.…

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Kill Commands

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On Linux systems, numerous users often come across a program or process that locks-up. The user will usually kill the software if the system does not do it first. Users may be familiar with some of the kill commands and signals, but does anyone understand all of them? There are four common kill…

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John Weathersby: Selling Open Source to the Federal Government

FOSSforce: It's a no-brainer to us that free and open source should be the default for governments, because governments should be...well, open.

Containing container chaos with Kubernetes

You've made the switch to Linux containers. Now you need a container orchestration system.

How to extend the functionality of your Linux desktop with PlexyDesk

HowToForge: It's always good to look for new ways to increase your productivity, be it your personal or professional life.

Audacious 3.8 Free Music Player Is Out, Finally Lets You Run Multiple Instances

Audacious 3.8 has been in development since early August when the first Beta milestone was announced, and it received a second Beta build in early September.

20 Practical Examples of RPM Commands in Linux

tecmint: RPM (Red Hat Package Manager) is an default open source and most popular package management utility for Red Hat based systems like (RHEL, CentOS and Fedora).

Debian-based WiFi router adds security and parental controls

hackerboards: The "Roqos Core" dual-band WiFi-ac router runs Debian on a quad-core Atom E3845, and offers a cloud-based security and parental controls service.

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Worms W.M.D should have multiplatform online play by the end of October, including between GOG and Steam

Tags:Action,GOG,Steam,Strategy Worms W.M.D [Official Site] is set to get an update around the end of October that will include multiplatform…

Promising top-down shooter ‘Redie’, inspired by Hotline Miami, needs support on Kickstarter, demo available

Tags:Action,Coming Soon,Crowdfunding,Indie GameRedie sincerely took me by surprise when I was researching another game. It got my attention from the…

The third beta of FREE FPS ‘Ravenfield’ is out, the game keeps getting better

Tags:Beta,FPS,Free Game,Itch.io 'Ravenfield' is a small but excellent FPS inspired by Battlefield (but without Multiplayer), which I previously…

Heroine's Quest: The Herald of Ragnarok is coming to Linux, developer looking for testers

Tags:Adventure,Coming Soon,Itch.io,RPG,SteamHeroine's Quest: The Herald of Ragnarok [Official Site] a hybrid RPG/Adventure game will come to Linux.…

For a few more days, you can get both 'Frederic' rhythm games for a massive 90% discount, demos available

Tags:Music,Indie Game,Game Sale,Demo,CasualThere is a huge 90% discount for a double package featuring both 'Frederic' rhythm games until September…

'SOMA' from Frictional Games sales figures released, Linux accounted for around 1.1% of sales

Tags:EditorialFrictional Games, the developers of 'SOMA' [Official Site] have released their sales figures. The game sold about 450,000 copies of…

Join us for another weekly livestream tonight at 19:45 UTC

Tags:LivestreamTonight is the night we face hell, terrorists and rocket powered cars together. That's right it's Friday, it's No Pants Friday and…

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II, Chaos Rising and Retribution announced for Linux this month!

Tags:Strategy,Steam,Feral Interactive,Coming SoonDo not adjust your monitors, you read that correctly. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II, Chaos Rising…

Stardew Valley 1.1 will add a bunch of new maps and content to go with them

Tags:Steam,Simulation,RPG,GOG,Adventure Stardew Valley [Official Site, GOG, Steam] is a very sweet game, and with the 1.1 patch that's currently in…

Sunless Sea updated with font and UI scaling options, fixing my main complaints

Tags:GOG,Steam,Unity3DSunless Sea [Official Site] has finally been updated from Unity 4 to Unity 5, which has allowed the developers to add in some…

Aveyond 4, a popular Windows RPG released for Linux

Tags:Indie Game,Press Release,RPG Boyle Wolfbane wanted to rule the world. He failed. Miserably. Forced into retirement early, Boyle now spends his…

Check out Zombasite, the latest action RPG from Soldak

Tags:Action,Demo,RPG,Steam,ZombiesThis action RPG came out of Early Access late last month and brought with it hordes of dangerous undead. A demo is…

A look at 'Heart&Slash', a fast-paced 3D brawler with roguelike elements

Tags:Action,Initial Thoughts,Roguelike,SteamI sadly had to wait on playing Heart&Slash [Official Site, Steam] for a while as it was broken, but…

Upcoming Rocket League AquaDome update will add a new arena and more cars

Tags:Action,Beta,Sports,SteamThe footie-with-rocket-cars chaos of Rocket League will see an aquatic-themed update in October. A preview of the brand…

Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun will release December 6th with Linux support

Tags:Coming Soon,GOG,Steam,StrategyShadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun [Steam, GOG] is the next game from Mimimi Productions that will see you…