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Mathematical Physics researcher. Linux user from 1996. C programmer from 1996 to 2002. Mainly oriented to shell programming, package management tools and in general to command line.


Oct
11
comment Flash player not detected for some sites and youtube videos in Chromium
yes, I can, with pepper flash installed. Try to sudo apt-get remove pepperflashplugin-nonfree, then reinstall it with sudo apt-get install pepperflashplugin-nonfree
Oct
10
comment Flash player not detected for some sites and youtube videos in Chromium
The package pepflashplugin-installer does not exist, its name is pepperflashplugin-nonfree. Also, the file /usr/lib/pepflashplugin-installer/pepflashplayer.sh does not exist. What version of Ubuntu are you using?
Oct
10
comment Flash player not detected for some sites and youtube videos in Chromium
Are you using pepperflash plugin?
Sep
19
comment Does pastes made on Ubuntu Pastebin Service get deleted?
I use pastebin.ubuntu.com form 2008, this cannot be the first post.
Feb
22
comment Command to list the largest 3 directories/files in my home
+1, but I suggest to reset dotglob to its default value after the command.
Feb
6
comment Recursive grep fails for *.c files
@NathanJones: grep requires one or more filenames or directories in which to search. The dot says: search in the current directory
Feb
6
comment How can I copy the contents of a folder to another folder in a different directory using terminal?
@Funzies: probably your command should be: cp -a ~/Downloads/textext/. ~/.config/inkscape/extensions/
Jan
23
comment How to reduce the command line prefix length in Bash
None of the AU answers there point to the real solution, as the SU question does: use \W. So I vote to reopen the question.
Dec
21
comment rc.local not executing command
You cannot use xbacklight in rc.local, that is run from root at boot time, and hoping to have it work in a user X session.
Dec
21
comment SSH keys don't work on KDE
This a strange behavior, I use ssh keys under KDE without problems. Use the -v option to ssh to see what's going on.
Dec
21
comment Problem adding shell to new user
What procedure are you using to add a new user?
Dec
21
comment OpenVPN will not connect
Why the title OpenVPN? That page talk about PPTP and not at all about OpenVPN.
Nov
3
comment Script to close and reopen a program every hour, loop not working
also, you misspelled the process name in the second killall
Nov
2
comment Delete directory by referencing symbolic link
instructive, but too much work to take into account for an improbable newline in a filename. Worth to take care of for a production system, but not for a casual user.
Nov
2
comment Additional Workspaces
in xubuntu you can get up to 100 ws
Nov
2
comment How can I do to change my SHELL from tcsh to bash?
How do you switched to tcsh? It is not used by default.
Oct
3
comment How do I create a file and mount it as a filesystem?
Now mount does not need the -o loop option anymore, it can understand by itself we it need it.
Oct
2
comment Can I virtualize a pre-installed Windows 7?
@Dilawar: see section "9.8 Advanced storage configuration" of /usr/share/doc/virtualbox/UserManual.pdf.
Sep
20
comment How to get sed to substitute for all but one character
@sosytee: see updated answer
Sep
20
comment How to get sed to substitute for all but one character
@sosytee: if you mean that you only want the single char in the second pair of brackets, you can have it with echo "atPhysAddress[1][1.10.0.0.98]" | sed 's/.*\]\[\(.\).*\]/\1/'