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Oct
9
comment Any way to manually make a bootable USB from ISO?
isohybrid is a useful command for this purpose: superuser.com/a/592656/45927
Sep
24
awarded  Autobiographer
Aug
30
comment Is it possible to get a list of most recently installed packages?
I'm not sure how wajig helps for listing the latest packages. I don't see a command for that after a cursory look through the commands. Do you know what the command is?
Aug
11
awarded  Necromancer
May
7
comment How to install new tmux 1.8 on Ubuntu 12.10 or 12.04?
This pi-rho fellow is fantastic. Packages are still maintained and up to date, even a year later. The PPA even supports 14.04. Thank you, whomever you are.
Apr
27
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
29
awarded  Yearling
Mar
27
comment Disable auto-open for a specific device
in Ubuntu 14.04, it is Dash Home > System Settings > Details > Removable Media. More info at superuser.com/questions/556674/…
Mar
25
comment Workaround for volume settings going to maximum after reboot
You can run ponymix locally without using sudo, just to let you know. This also works on later versions of Ubuntu, presumably from 12.04 all the way up to 14.04 (which is what I'm using).
Mar
16
comment Why does exclamation mark within double quotes cause a Bash error?
It's better to rely on escaping the exclamation mark than blanks, though.
Mar
3
comment What are the packages/libraries I should install before compiling Python from source?
For Ubuntu 12.04, you'll want to change libreadline5-dev to libreadline-dev
Feb
18
comment How to disable the CapLock?
You can look at a list of other options at in /usr/share/X11/xkb/rules/base.lst
Feb
18
awarded  Caucus
Feb
5
comment How to set up an apt-cacher server?
+1. Definitely along the lines of zero-configuration. squid-deb-proxy is fantastic and for the average user, should be preferred over apt-cacher and friends.
Feb
5
comment How do I find the amount of free space on my hard drive?
For a command line option, there's ncdu.
Feb
5
awarded  Necromancer
Feb
4
comment How to keep apache and mysql from starting automatically
Can you use update-rc.d on MySQL?
Jan
22
answered How do I remap the caps lock key?
Jan
22
comment How to disable the touchpad?
@Lekensteyn Don't you mean --disable and --enable, with 2 dashes each? That's what I do with xinput --disable 11
Jan
22
comment How do you remap a key to the Caps Lock key in Xubuntu?
This is beautiful; how long has XKBOPTIONS been around for?