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Sep
26
comment Server keeps asking for password after I've copied my SSH Public Key to authorized_keys
I triple checked permissions and sshd_config. Banged my head against the wall for a half hour. This was my mistake! Somehow, I've gotten into the habit of ending all files I hand edit with an extra linebreak. Even with one key and a carriage return at the end, it's enough to mess up authorization.
Sep
11
comment How to properly remove packages
Sometimes --purge doesn't work as I would expect. It's probably a good idea to run dpkg -S $(which PROGRAM) where program is the binary you're trying to uninstall. That'll tell you what packages to aptitude remove.
Sep
3
comment Is there any API Document Browser like Dash on Ubuntu?
This doesn't really answer the OP. Dash is a native desktop client that provides useful search features, and it downloads docsets or uses local docsets.
Apr
16
comment How to remove desktop environments?
@EliahKagan I'm not sure. I don't have a system to test that on at the moment.
Jul
9
comment Unable to install Emacs 24 from ppa:cassou/emacs
By "out-of-the-box", do you mean on a fresh install? Is emacs already present when you installed emacs-snapshot?
Jun
26
comment Unable to install Emacs 24 from ppa:cassou/emacs
I agree it isn't desirable to do that blind. I've edited my answer to suggest checking the output of apt-cache search emacs before proceeding. For me, this was the only solution that fixed the problem. I don't recall having to reinstall anything, but if you make an error, it should be easy to correct with the package manager.