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A long time stackoverflower who owes a lot to this site and tries to give back as much as he can. :-)

I am mainly active in the Scala tag, but sometimes also participate in other tags, especially the ones related to programming languages and functional programming.

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Jan
30
comment Kubuntu 14.10 crashing frequently
Hi Ari. I have been using the same work-around. Yes, that does it, but as you said, it is annoying.
Jan
11
comment Dual-boot with UEFI borked. Help!
I reinstalled with UEFI mode as suggested by @codegagan. The "hold Shift during restart" was what I was missing. The issue is now resolved. Thanks for all the help!
Jan
11
comment Dual-boot with UEFI borked. Help!
I reinstalled with UEFI mode as suggested by @codegagan. The "hold Shift during restart" was what I was missing. The issue is now resolved. Thanks for all the help!
Jan
11
comment Dual-boot with UEFI borked. Help!
That worked. Thanks so much! :)
Jan
10
comment Dual-boot with UEFI borked. Help!
@ubfan1, I tried applying your suggestion of boot repair. It didn't work. I have added more details in the question.
Jan
10
comment Dual-boot with UEFI borked. Help!
How to reinstall Ubuntu in the UEFI mode? I could not find anything on that.
Jan
10
comment Dual-boot with UEFI borked. Help!
@SachinKamath, various sources seem to suggest that Ubuntu can be installed with EFI. I am simply not able to decipher any of the sources sufficiently.
Jan
10
comment Dual-boot with UEFI borked. Help!
@SachinKamath, thanks for your comment, Sachin. Please see my edit.
Dec
23
comment How do I install Oracle JDK 6?
The .bin files seem unavailable on the Oracle site now. :(
Dec
23
comment How do I install Oracle JDK 6?
The .bin files seem unavailable on the Oracle site now. :(
Oct
10
comment What Application Indicators are available?
Could you please include a link to the wallpaper you are using? I am sure I have seen it somewhere before but cannot recall where.
Sep
30
comment Recommendation for a dictation software
Okay. Do you have recommendations for commercial tools that feature a graphical front end?
Sep
29
comment Recommendation for a dictation software
IOW, how do I launch the app?
Sep
29
comment Recommendation for a dictation software
I did that already but I cannot find any new installed app in the menu.
Sep
28
comment Recommendation for a dictation software
I cannot figure out how to install this.
Sep
27
comment More helpful network error
Thank you. By any chance, is this information available via the some graphical front end, for users who don't want to do it at terminal? (asking for a friend)
Sep
12
comment Synchronize KMail and KOrganizer with my Google data
Thanks. The third para is scary, and makes me not want to do it.
Sep
11
comment apt-get update not solving the issue
@JorgeCastro, please see the update.
Sep
3
comment wine: can't connect to server
Thanks for the libssl tip. I'll try that.
Sep
3
comment wine: can't connect to server
Will it help if I install wine 1.5? I am currently using 1.4.