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bio website launchpad.net/~takkat-nebuk
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My computing experience dates back to the eighties when DOS was brand new and home machines ran on CP/M. From building my own systems I have some understanding in hardware and other complicated things but it is my believe that an OS has to be easy to use and to configure. That's why I use Ubuntu.


Sep
26
accepted How do I shrink a dynamically growing VDI disk from VirtualBox?
Aug
31
accepted How do I restrict my kids' computing time?
Jun
6
accepted My Launchpad bug was marked as a duplicate of another unrelated bug. What should I do?
Mar
1
accepted What are the risks of running Nautilus as root?
Mar
1
accepted How do we get traditional Ubuntu windows buttons?
Sep
28
accepted How do I purge the Steam Installer?
Jun
1
accepted How to program a status icon that will display in Ubuntu as well as in other distributions?
Mar
5
accepted How do I prepare my music for syncing with a cloud service?
Jan
21
accepted What does the count on the Chromium Launcher Icon tell?
Dec
3
accepted Can I have a .desktop Launcher for both Python2 and Python3 depending on version installed?
May
6
accepted How do I send a notify OSD message to a remote user via ssh?
Feb
29
accepted How do I switch to another audio output sink in XFCE?
Jan
18
accepted How do I boot into a root shell?
Oct
16
accepted How do I completely turn off screensaver and power-management?
Jul
5
accepted How do I change my username?
Jun
3
accepted Which keyboard layout do I choose on installation
Jun
3
accepted How do I install an application by DEB file for a single user only?
May
24
accepted How do we install Unity-2D and dependencies offline?
May
15
accepted How do I get my windows controls back?
May
8
accepted Why is the data transfer rate so slow on my external USB 2.0 drive?