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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
Usually dpkg -l will try to limit it's output based on the COLUMNS env variable. As a result, dpkg cuts off part of the package name, the version, and the description.
This ensures that dpkg does not look at the COLUMNS variable (since it is writing to a pipe instead) and this you get the full data from the dpkg -l command.
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