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Jul
26
comment How to create a script to sync notes to files using Geeknote
You could try the yes command - see man yes
Mar
29
comment Cannot get Ubuntu to boot besides Windows 8.1 on an HP ProBook
It looks like the wisdom of askubuntu has been concentrated into askubuntu.com/questions/221835/…
Mar
29
comment My dualboot windows 8.1 ubuntu is not working
There is a very detailed answer at askubuntu.com/questions/221835/…
Nov
18
comment No HUD results when Alt+searching in 13.10
See askubuntu.com/questions/375374/…
Nov
18
comment Can indicator actions be accessed via the HUD in 13.10?
Alternatives include gnome-do (which allowed at least some of the stuff you do through the old HUD) and Alt-F10 followed by the Left arrow to get to the indicator menus.
Apr
26
comment How to install new tmux 1.8 on Ubuntu 12.10 or 12.04?
@AndrejsCainikovs The link you give for the official PPA is just the source package in Ubuntu - it is not a PPA at all.
Mar
8
comment How to migrate an encrypted LVM install to a new disk
Just discovered the rsync exclude of sys excluded some directories I wanted to include. I will come up with a more discerning rsync command and update this answer.
Feb
26
comment Why am I asked for the “password for root” when upgrading packages?
@AaronD: the output is true - also added this to the main question.
Feb
24
comment Why am I asked for the “password for root” when upgrading packages?
@aquaherd: checked and all those processes are running.
Feb
21
comment Why am I asked for the “password for root” when upgrading packages?
@Salem: I've added the information you asked for.
Feb
7
comment How can I install Typing Break?
@takeshin: same as for 12.04
Dec
19
comment How do I optimize the OS for SSDs?
@lsiden: the article does mention "Later:- in May 2008" part way through. And you are correct that you shouldn't worry about all the other stuff in the first article. Just enable TRIM and enjoy the speed :)
Dec
3
comment Copying photos from camera stalls - how to track down issue?
Thanks for the workaround - that had occurred to me, though I don't currently own a card reader. Research also suggests that the Canon 40D doesn't do mass storage mode, only PTP. Other googling has suggested go-mtpfs.
Dec
2
comment Copying photos from camera stalls - how to track down issue?
Is that something I do via Ubuntu or via the camera? If via Ubuntu, how do I do that?
Nov
4
comment How to set keyboard shortcuts from a script
Excellent - that did it :) Thank you.
Nov
4
comment How to set keyboard shortcuts from a script
are you sure compiz/unity actually use gconf for these settings?
Nov
4
comment How to set keyboard shortcuts from a script
Turns out the gconf settings are actually all correct, but the keybindings still don't work :/ Time to go update the bug.
Nov
4
comment How to set keyboard shortcuts from a script
Nice try, but the /apps/metacity/window_keybindings/switch_to_workspace_up doesn't seem to exist. I'm browsing around using dconf-editor to see where the shortcut might be.
Nov
4
comment Ubuntu 12.10 upgrade
Can you edit your question to show exactly what error messages you are getting? This question might help you.
Oct
1
comment Is there an application for reading mobi files?
@DarrenCook: thanks for that catch - fixed the answer