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I'm a freelance web developer, pythonista, open source contributor, Linux user and I also run thepcspy.com. You can usually find me (or just my computer) lurking in #ubuntu and #ubuntu-uk under the handle Oli or Oli``.

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answered Why does a program need 64MB to install but frees up 3.5 MB when it is removed later in Ubuntu?
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answered How can I redirect the contents of a file to the pastebinit command?
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answered Updated to 14.04 and now my basic terminal commands such as “ls” dont work?
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comment How to start a Firefox from cron?
@fadabiNawi An easier way of managing that would be to install the cron line into the correct user's crontab. Log in as who you want, and crontab -e
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comment using curl command to download file in parts from different interfaces and to run the commands simultaneously from a script
What's the problem with what you've got?
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answered How to start a Firefox from cron?
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revised Lenovo Bluetooth keyboard not pairing on Ubuntu 14.04
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comment Karma start not working
The Cannot find module line should be fairly self-explanatory. Install the module it wants. And running things as root in a user's homedir is usually a fairly terrible idea.
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comment How to get rid of the “scanning for btrfs file systems” at start-up?
unix.stackexchange.com/questions/78535/…
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comment Why is there a man entry in /etc/passwd
@ThomasPadron-McCarthy Thorough enough?
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