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Sep
19
comment There are no interfaces on which a capture can be done
+1. It works on 14.04 too. Note: the docs say: "capturing USB packets is not enabled for non-root users by using Linux Capabilities. You have to capture the packets using the method described in I./a., setting the set-user-id permanently using dpkg-statoverride or running Wireshark as root."
Sep
19
comment Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after login
Try to install with nomodeset option - use desktop dvd (press F6 or something when you are shown the initial menu). After installation, configure to use proprietary nvidia driver, to avoid high cpu compiz usage.
Sep
18
answered Command for determining my public IP?
Sep
12
comment How would I speed up a full disk dd?
send USR1 signal, to get dd's progress. The disadvantage of dd is that it copies free space.
Sep
9
comment Blank screen after installing nvidia restricted driver
@NoBugs: yes, but following the steps still fixes the graphics on 14.04 after reboot
Sep
8
comment Problems with upgrade to Ubuntu 14
related: “Ignoring /etc/texmf/texmf.d/*.cnf during generation of texmf.cnf” when installing tex-common
Sep
8
comment Problem configuring texlive-base
related: askubuntu.com/q/454550
Sep
8
comment Command for determining my public IP?
you might not need curl
Sep
8
comment Command for determining my public IP?
here's a bash-only command: exec 3<>/dev/tcp/icanhazip.com/80 && echo -e 'GET / HTTP/1.0\n' >&3 && cat <&3
Sep
6
comment How do I combine hundreds of folders using command line
why would you use sudo here?
Sep
5
comment how to read time zone information
Creating ~/.env with UTC in it has no effect on the local timezone.
Aug
31
awarded  Necromancer
Aug
7
awarded  Yearling
Aug
3
answered How do I install packages with pip when there are multiple Python versions?
Jul
16
awarded  Necromancer
Jun
25
comment How to both display a command line's output on console and save the output into a text file?
you could use |& instead of 2>&1 | in bash
May
14
comment Piping with Moreutils ts
+1 for sed -u. It is a block-buffering vs. line-buffering issue.
Apr
30
revised How do you cd into the first available folder without typing out the name?
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Apr
30
answered How do you cd into the first available folder without typing out the name?
Mar
26
comment encrypting text editor
EasyPG is bundled with Emacs. To encrypt a file just save it with .gpg extension.