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  • Electronic engineering major. (MSc. holder, PhD. candidate)
  • (No longer) Doing Linux sysadmin stuff for lack of someone better.
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answered How do I configure a preseed to skip the language support question?
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revised Using filename substitution — How to search for files with letters in this order?
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answered Using filename substitution — How to search for files with letters in this order?
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comment How to write a shscript to kill -9 a pid which is found via lsof -i
If you're sure you only have one tomcat process open, you can use killall -9 tomcat
Sep
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revised Mountpoints, file permissions
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Sep
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answered 12.04 wireless not working
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revised Apt-get problems and errors : VIM
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answered How to delete sub-folders but keep all the files?
Sep
11
revised Wake-on-LAN works with Windows 8 but not with Ubuntu
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revised Wifi drivers wont turn on
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10
comment Chrome suddenly works very bad
Does mv ~/.config/google-chrome{,.bak} help?
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comment permanently removing read only option
@Frank It's probably not a good idea. This parameter is there for a reason: it's so that filesystem consistency check (fsck) utilities can work safely on the root device at boot time. Your /etc/fstab then ensures that it will get remounted rw. See man bootparam.