Reputation
Top tag
Next privilege 200 Rep.
See reduced ads
Badges
1 9
Newest
 Excavator
Impact
~20k people reached

Mar
31
comment how to configure compose key in 14.04
@DavidDossot simpler if and only if you want to choose your compose key from that 6 given. because FU, thats why.
Mar
31
comment how to configure compose key in 14.04
the key I want is not there among the options. what a stupid idea that I cannot choose any key.
Feb
24
comment How to disable touchpad tapping when typing on keyboard?
(see my simple answer using the same tool)
Feb
24
answered How to disable touchpad tapping when typing on keyboard?
Feb
24
comment How to disable touchpad tapping when typing on keyboard?
Avoid link-only solutions please, as links tend to rot with time.
Jan
30
comment Difference between `sudo su` and `sudo fish`
always remember the old commandment: thou shalt not claim root's name in vain!
Jan
30
comment Difference between “su”, “sudo -s”, “sudo -i”
always remember the old commandment: thou shalt not claim root's name in vain!
Jan
30
comment Difference between “su”, “sudo -s”, “sudo -i”
@Lekensteyn wow, great example. thx for the LOL :)
Jan
12
answered libre office copy formatting Ctrl+Shift+C alternative
Jan
6
awarded  Excavator
Jan
6
revised Is it possible to unbind or change the unicode input global shortcut?
'Ctrl+Alt+u' does not do what OP says, 'Ctrl+Shift+u' does
Jan
6
suggested approved edit on Is it possible to unbind or change the unicode input global shortcut?
Dec
4
awarded  Citizen Patrol
May
26
comment Switch encoding of terminal with a command
ah, now I see your point.
May
24
comment Switch encoding of terminal with a command
@joseph_morris let me point you to the third paragraph of the question being answered. the OP did know how to change the encoding using the menu commands of the terminal emulator (that you call the 'normal' way) but he was looking for a CLI alternative.
May
13
comment How to empty swap if there is free RAM?
“no reason to be concerned”, up to the point when I continue to use some application that was swapped out. then all hell breaks loose.
May
9
comment How do I change the default domain when browsing Windows shares?
sudoedit edits the file in your favourite $EDITOR, and it is also more secure then sudo vim (etc)
May
6
awarded  Necromancer
Dec
8
comment error: parsing file '/var/lib/dpkg/status' near line 55497 package 'indicator-displex'
you should use sudoedit instead of sudo vi, and anyway, vim instead of vi (when available)
Nov
8
comment How do I remove or hide old kernel versions to clean up the boot menu?
if you recommend to keep at least two kernels, you could have written your script to do exactly that ;) (I was just looking for a script that does that, but it seems that I’ll have to write it myself)