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bio website mikelward.com
location Mountain View, CA
age 33
visits member for 3 years, 10 months
seen Jul 19 at 15:45

Computer guy from Australia now living in the US.

Part sysadmin, part developer, part web developer.

My name is pronounced like "Michael".


Jun
1
comment Tell `ls` to sort by regular ASCII codes, not “intelligently”
This may have worked in the past, but it's not working on Ubuntu 12.04.
Jun
1
answered Problem using `sed` to colorize `ls` output (Tenth back-reference `\10` not working)
May
2
revised Compiz makes CPU run at 100% when in suspend mode in 12.04
added 244 characters in body
May
2
answered Compiz makes CPU run at 100% when in suspend mode in 12.04
Jan
26
comment Why have both /mnt and /media?
It says /mnt is for the system administrator. This implies that /mnt should not be used by the system itself. So if your computer automatically mounts a CD or DVD, it should mount it in /media, not /mnt.
Sep
5
awarded  Yearling
May
10
comment Super (windows) key no longer works in programs
See askubuntu.com/questions/34145/…
May
8
comment How to detect Bluetooth, without rebooting
hcitool and sdptool may help.
May
3
revised What does “whiteout” mean in a copy-on-write filesystem?
added 2 characters in body
May
3
answered What does “whiteout” mean in a copy-on-write filesystem?
May
2
comment Can I define keyboard shortcuts using the Super key?
Running gnome-terminal is recommended because you can't paste into the Alt+F2 dialog. Bug 736222.
May
2
answered Can I define keyboard shortcuts using the Super key?
Apr
26
awarded  Autobiographer
Apr
15
comment How to avoid openSSH showing authentication popup?
@Roland Taylor: Besides, nobody has starred this question, so if I had not started my comment with @username, he probably wouldn't have seen my comment or answer at all.
Apr
15
comment How to avoid openSSH showing authentication popup?
@Roland Taylor: My answer was directed to the Adam Matan; my comment was directed to EvilPhoenix. I think this is the logical thing to do.
Apr
14
revised problem with chmod command
linkify new user's links, use page titles
Apr
14
suggested suggested edit on problem with chmod command
Apr
13
revised organization of zoneinfo folder
added 541 characters in body
Apr
13
answered organization of zoneinfo folder
Apr
10
answered cabal install readline ask readline not found error