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Moderator♦ pro tempore on French Language, Computer Science and Software Recommendations. I'm also a unix amateur, and a developer with a computer science background and security leanings by trade.

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Nov
18
revised While unlocking a modem: Cannot open /dev/ttyUSB2: Permission denied
deleted 99 characters in body; edited title
Nov
18
revised Blank display after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04
added attribution (or at least one earlier copy) for copied content
Nov
18
revised Does having NTFS partitions between my ext4 and linux-swap partitions create any issues in the future?
added attribution for copied content
Nov
18
revised How to connect Tata photon +(Huawei EC156) in Ubuntu 14.04?
added attribution for copied content
Nov
18
revised Gnome shell - Remove bottom panel
added missing attribution for copied content
Nov
18
revised Can you change where apt installs software?
use quotation markup for copied content
Nov
3
revised Switch command output language from native language to english
unset LANGUAGE (thanks Gunnar Hjalmarsson)
Oct
30
revised How to migrate user settings and data to new machine?
mention udev persistent rules as requested by tvn; mention assigning fresh UUIDs if copying the whole disk
Oct
17
revised Thick black edges appear after coming out of sleep
edited tags; edited title
Oct
12
revised Logging in to an encrypted home directory after forgetting my password
improved formatting
Oct
8
revised wildcards wiki excerpt
added 102 characters in body
Oct
1
revised How to fix missing libudev.so.0 for Chrome to start again?
added the 32-bit case (not that doing either is a good idea)
Sep
27
revised Can I use cd../.. as an alias name?
bash does allow slashes in function names (thanks alexis)
Sep
27
revised Can I use cd../.. as an alias name?
title that actually reflects the question
Sep
26
revised What is the CVE-2014-6271 bash vulnerability (Shellshock) and how do I fix it?
sh isn't bash on Ubuntu, which reduces the exposure to services that invoke bash explicitly
Sep
23
revised Updating from 10.04 to 14.04 with minimal disruption
edited title
Sep
17
revised Skype on one sound card, other sounds on second sound card
added OPs clarification which was posted as a comment
Sep
5
revised Access Prompt keeps asking for GMail password
added 1 character in body; edited tags; edited title
Aug
18
revised How to migrate user settings and data to new machine?
mention other files that might contain the host name (thanks Stéphane Chazelas)
Aug
5
revised What is the difference between Terminal, Console, Shell, and Command Line?
minor English and formatting improvements