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How do I change the default home page with Lynx browser under UNIX or Linux operating system? How do I set the startup page to http://google.co.uk with Lynx?

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I’ve written a Perl script that connects to our central server for me and it allows me feed data so that I make a timesheet later. How do I run my script when I log out from Apple OS X or Linux / UNIX workstation using bash shell?

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How do I join two strings under BASH? I have two strings stored in two different variables (_p=/delta and _u=aqua) and how do I join this and assign it to another variable in bash?

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I noticed that many shell scripts in /etc/init.d/ directory use the following syntax:

echo $“Usage $prog start|stop|reload|restart”

Why a double-quoted string preceded by a dollar sign ($”string”) using the echo command under Linux / UNIX bash scripts?

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How do I append current date (mm_dd_yyyy format) to a filename (e.g., backup_mm_dd_yyyy.sql) under UNIX like operating systems?

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How do I determine whether a variable called spath=”/srv/www/cyberciti.biz/https” contains a substring called “cyberciti.biz”?

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