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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.


Jul
29
revised Photo manager that organises by folder structure
updated answer
Jul
26
revised Ubuntu 14.04.1 howto set a short non complex password for very kiddies?
added 10 characters in body
Jul
18
revised How do I delete files on Ubuntu?
+warning about sudo nautilus. Beginners should probably not do that at all ;)
Jul
16
revised How to upload brushes to Gimp
+comment
Jul
2
revised How to launch a script inside a VM from the host?
title to better reflect question
Jul
2
revised Mounting virtual shared folder - mount succeeds, but any access to folders hangs
+dkms
Jul
1
revised How to change volume of pulseaudio playback-apps / -streams that aren't currently in use?
updated answer for newer releases
Jun
26
revised Stuck to login loop
-private e-mail -minor typos
Jun
4
revised Add Virtualbox Shortcut in Unity Launcher to boot to a VM
edited body
Jun
2
revised Virtual Box does run 64-bit guests on 32-bit host?
added 189 characters in body
May
14
revised Can't play .TS format from a Samsung TV recording
added 7 characters in body; edited title
May
13
revised Why is BubbleUPnP not connecting to my minidlna server?
added 205 characters in body
May
13
revised Virtualbox Windows 8.1 USB issue
+shot -minor typos
May
13
revised Ubuntu 14.04 as guest in Windows 7 VirtualBox: error occurs after installing guest additions
format
May
10
revised Change gnome-screenshot auto-save-directory in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04
edited for the 14.04-way using dconf
May
9
revised How can I install on a non-PAE CPU? (error “Kernel requires features not present on the CPU: PAE”)
-reference to specific hardware
May
8
revised How can I install on a non-PAE CPU? (error “Kernel requires features not present on the CPU: PAE”)
+edit to avoid confusion after the answer was merged to here.
May
8
revised How can I restart pulseaudio without logout?
+updated link
May
6
revised How do I change keyboard geometry from 104 to 105 keys?
title better reflect issue and make question + answer more useful for search engines.
May
6
revised How do I change keyboard geometry from 104 to 105 keys?
added 250 characters in body