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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
6
comment File sharing from GUEST VirtualBox ( 12.04 ) to HOST ( 10.04 )
Where does the command mkdir come in? For shared folders see these questions: askubuntu.com/questions/30396/… askubuntu.com/questions/52328/…
Sep
5
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
4
comment How can I open an application without making it appear (at all) in the Unity launcher?
Hmm - no further idea at the moment, sorry.
Sep
4
revised How can I open an application without making it appear (at all) in the Unity launcher?
added 11 characters in body
Sep
4
comment How can I open an application without making it appear (at all) in the Unity launcher?
What happens when you add the following line to the .desktop file Icon= (just nothing after that)?
Sep
4
revised How can I open an application without making it appear (at all) in the Unity launcher?
+shot
Sep
4
answered What is the purpose of the -9 option in the kill command?
Sep
4
reviewed Approve How to let maas' cloud-init client select internal mirror?
Sep
4
reviewed Approve Differences between Qt and GTK programs?
Sep
4
reviewed Approve How can I assign hotkey for a keyboard layout?
Sep
4
reviewed Approve Setup suspend-on-lid-close/Fn+F4 outside of KDE/Gnome?
Sep
4
reviewed Approve Typematrix – Colemak – Norwegian layout. Finding < and >
Sep
4
reviewed Approve How can I change the hotkey to Firefox's Search Engine field (next to the address bar)
Sep
4
reviewed Approve Centrino Advanced-N 6230 and bluetooth wireless problems with Dell XPS 15z
Sep
4
reviewed Looks OK How to Make Permanent Changes to Default user-dirs.dirs?
Sep
4
reviewed Delete How to set up virtualization servers?
Sep
4
reviewed Looks OK Ubuntu One windows Uninstall.exe file missing
Sep
4
reviewed Looks OK Wubi: Permission denied: 'C:\\boot.ini'
Sep
3
reviewed Approve How to map Ctrl/Shift to thumb buttons of Mouse?
Sep
3
reviewed Approve How to unbind Shift-Alt Up shortkey in 12.04?