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Jun
26
answered How to convert multiple ISO8859-1 to UTF-8
Jun
25
comment How to convert multiple ISO8859-1 to UTF-8
It is also possible to use rsync to this task, with one advantage, you will keep a backup. If one of the converted files is already in the target codification you will mess it up. rsync -va --iconv=utf8,iso88591 /source/latin1/ /destination/utf8
Jun
21
comment How to fix missing GPG keys?
I have created a function do add needed keys adkeys (){ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys "$1";} And to remove duplicated or problematic keys I am use to do this: grep -ril "pattern" /etc/apt | sudo xargs rm -f
Dec
27
revised Most elegant way to check if a process is running, and start if not?
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Dec
27
revised change directory (cd) but by replacing a part of the path only
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Dec
27
awarded  Autobiographer
Jul
17
answered Acer Aspire 4349 backlight unable to dim, slider moves only with no effect, NON-BIOS controlled
Jun
19
revised Why does `cd downloads` fail with “No such file or directory”?
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Jun
19
comment Why does `cd downloads` fail with “No such file or directory”?
The answer seems perfect but we can also let the system indifferent to CASE setting the inputrc file, see answer below
Jun
19
answered Why does `cd downloads` fail with “No such file or directory”?
Oct
23
revised How to save font choice in gVim?
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Oct
13
awarded  Yearling
Oct
10
comment Firefox Slow Performance
Improve DNS lookups with dns speed addon: addons.mozilla.org/pt-br/firefox/addon/speed-dns see Author comment: I recently watched on how Chrome browser improved its performance by speeding up their DNS lookups. I wanted to do the same for Firefox and hence this add-on. You can read more about it here - chrome.blogspot.com/2009/12/… and view more here - youtube.com/watch?v=FhDDwmOyRmk
Sep
28
comment How can I improve Ubuntu overall system performance?
sed -i -r '1s/(^[^#])/#\1/g' /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/resume one line but only add comment if do not exist - good do add in script :)
Mar
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awarded  Necromancer
Nov
18
comment What developer text editors are available for Ubuntu?
Great article about vim: stevelosh.com/blog/2010/09/coming-home-to-vim
Nov
16
comment Cloning Textmate's functionality with Vim
Vim for php programmers And perl hacks on vim
Oct
26
answered How do I change the computer name?
Oct
26
answered How can I see folders from terminal?
Oct
25
awarded  Supporter