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I build bits of the internet when I can.
Apparently I'm now a network guy.
Open Uni, Computer Science.


Jan
25
comment how to install picasa on ubuntu 12.04
Why did you have to install IE8?
Dec
17
comment Hard drive light is constantly on. What's using it?
@AvinashRaj While there have been several releases since 10.04 that would be preferable in most situations, it remains a supported release.
Dec
7
comment unity-service-panel.log taking 18+ GB
Try opening the file again soon so it is still very small, and add (some of) the output to your question.
Dec
6
comment Using Git as off-line alternative for Dropbox
@Braiam I think the implication was that the snapshot and revision capabilities Btrfs supplies would be natively capable of replacing a more software-based solution.
Aug
31
comment Mouse speed faster vertically than horizontally
For the record, mine behaves in the opposite way. That is, its speed is proportional to the dimension by default.
Aug
29
comment Ubuntu 13.04 doesn't see my 2TB hard drive
Sorry, i meant the gparted package, which is what i use to access my 2TB External Hard Drive.
Aug
29
comment Safe to exclude ~/.local/share/zeitgeist in a home folder backup?
Note that under the Privacy section of Systems Settings, you can manually edit what is logged.
Aug
28
comment Ubuntu 13.04 doesn't see my 2TB hard drive
Is the drive mounted and showing empty, or will it not mount?
Jun
14
comment Auto upload on ftp when file saved
Note: If you choose edit in Filezilla, by default it watches that file for changes and prompts you to upload. However, this requires manual confirmation for each file every time.
Jun
7
comment Is this normal CPU/Memory usage for a system that runs nothing but Ubuntu as they start up?
This is about the same as my laptop. except i tend to have one cpu run at around 10 with the rest doing next to nothing, then switch to another, and so on.
Feb
11
comment No wireless networks listed Ubuntu 12.10
Try the procedure detailed in this answer.
Feb
10
comment No wireless networks listed Ubuntu 12.10
Unfortunately, you're going to have to provide some hardware details for anyone to recommend a fix. I suggest trying to find out what wireless chip you have (usually the manufacturer will do), and you may find more help.
Dec
4
comment How do I remove mounted drives from the unity launcher?
@RickGreen how can it be a duplicate of something that was posted after this?
Nov
17
comment Can't install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 12.04
Are you trying to install a 32bit copy onto a 64bit machine?
Sep
28
comment Trying to Install Spotify but it says I need a non administrator account
I use the native Spotify, and have had two crashes in maybe six months. spotify.com/uk/download/previews
Sep
28
comment What open-source video editors are available with 4k capabilities?
I will accept an answer the day before the bounty expires, just in case something amazing appears.
Sep
28
comment Software Sources not found in Unity Dash Search
There's another way here, that will enable it for everyone (red section) : howtoubuntu.org/how-to-edit-dash-application-results
Sep
25
comment GRUB can't access my linux partition?
Is this still a problem? I can add a bounty if it is.
Sep
19
comment GRUB can't access my linux partition?
I would recommend repairing grub: howtoubuntu.org/…
Sep
19
comment Prevent gedit from creating files with the '~' (tilde) suffix
I like it, but is it even implementable?