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  • Reported in: B2.0 (26-Nov-18)
#83984
PDF page: 38

The figure in the Kindle version doesn't show the /tmp and /opt directories as it's the case in the PDF version.

--macay

  • Reported in: B3.0 (06-Feb-19)
#84475
PDF page: 93
I didn't know about herestrings, and in contrasting them with heredocs, it might be useful to mention that heredocs allow newlines, which is why the l...more...
  • Reported in: B3.0 (06-Feb-19)
#84478
PDF page: 102
In the description of the -C switch of grep, perhaps mention that it provides leading/trailing "context". It's how I remember which switch to use. In ...more...
  • Reported in: B3.0 (06-Feb-19)
#84481
PDF page: 109
In the section describing modifying files in place, is it worthwhile mentioning that trying to redirect the output of sed to the original file won't w...more...
  • Reported in: B3.0 (06-Feb-19)
#84482
PDF page: 112

In the example of adding a line at the top of the file, maybe use "insert" as the verb instead? It's a way to help remember what "i" does.--Eric Fung

  • Reported in: B3.0 (07-Feb-19)
#84490
PDF page: 143
At the bottom, when cleaning up the definition of the prompt by using variables for color and resetting, the sentence says "…in variables with the esc...more...
  • Reported in: B3.0 (02-Feb-19)
#84428
PDF page: 153

There's a double arrow character instead of ">>" in the example with "output.txt".

--macay

  • Reported in: B3.0 (11-Feb-19)
#84504
PDF page: 185

The description of the lsof command example, has some typesetting issues, beginning with the "-iTCP" flag.--Eric Fung

  • Reported in: B3.0 (11-Feb-19)
#84506
PDF page: 205
In the for loop that installs packages, the apt-get command passes the -y option after the subcommand name. I noticed this is inconsistent with the ex...more...