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Jul
20
answered Ubuntu Gitosis init web folder
Jul
19
comment Alternative to grub
LILO is the other loader that gets a bit of attention. You could look into that.
Jul
19
answered Why is ssh-add adding duplicate identity keys?
Jul
18
comment What's a good way to reinstall (from the command line)?
Upgrading is simply installing new packages, and bumping the version on old ones. Backing up is fairly simple, make a copy of your home folder, including its hidden folders and you have most of your configs. Other things you may want to back up are config files for system services like ssh or samba if your using anything like that. And finally if you've configured system configs like fstab back them up as reference when you reconfigure them.
Jul
18
comment What's a good way to reinstall (from the command line)?
You cant reinstall the operating system from the command line, the command line is a key component of the OS, you could clean the OS to nearly the same state as a fresh install but it really isn't the same thing.
Jul
18
comment What are ssh keys and how to handle them?
In most cases its not necessary to create one for each site. If you loose your laptop your going to loose all those private keys so it doesn't really matter if its 1 or 10. The important thing is to remember what sites have your public key so you can remove it from them. Also its important to note that the public key doesn't need to be secure at all, if your friend bob knows it the worst thing he can do is grant you access to accounts on servers he controls.
Jul
18
answered Small non-native Firefox icons
Jul
18
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Jul
18
answered SCP not working with a .ppk key
Jul
18
comment How to open magnet links from firefox with deluge
the other thing to check is in firefox's preferences under applications, if there is already an entry for magnet.
Jul
18
revised What are ssh keys and how to handle them?
added more about multiple keys.
Jul
18
answered What are ssh keys and how to handle them?
Jul
18
comment How to open magnet links from firefox with deluge
Strange, worked for me. I've added the steps for changing gnome's default url handling, dont think firefox takes any notice of it but its worth a try.
Jul
18
revised How to open magnet links from firefox with deluge
added gnome url-handlers config
Jul
18
revised How to open magnet links from firefox with deluge
added what to do when prompted for app.
Jul
18
answered How to open magnet links from firefox with deluge
Jul
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Jul
17
revised How to remotely control Banshee via SSH?
added the fix that I'm currently using.