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Feb
8
comment How to install dracut on Ubuntu?
Wow - Congratulations! Thanks for persevering thru all that and writing it up!
Feb
6
comment How to install .bundle packages in Ubuntu?
It varies for different bundle files. On Trusty, file Downloads/VMw* says VMware-Player-7.0.0-2305329.x86_64.bundle: data Instead you can see what the file starts with via ` cat -vt ~/Downloads/V*|more` which shows it starts with a line indicating it is a shell script: #!/usr/bin/env bash
Feb
6
comment How to install .bundle packages in Ubuntu?
Thanks! Sigh. If VMware would only say this on their Download page.....
Feb
6
comment How to determine if CPU VT extensions enabled in bios?
Does it know how to distinguish lack of cpu support from not being enabled in the bios?
Feb
6
comment How do I enable hardware virtualization technology (VT-x) for use in Virtualbox?
See more details on distinguishing cpu support from bios support via th kvm-ok command in the qemu-kvm package. Read more at askubuntu.com/questions/103965/…
Feb
2
comment 'Insufficient permissions' error on `adb push` command on 12.04
This answer is risky since bugs in adb can take over the whole computer. The answer using udev rules by user84207, which is supported by the reference to the official Android developer documentation, avoids that problem.
Feb
2
comment 'Insufficient permissions' error on `adb push` command on 12.04
The answer by user84207, which is supported by the reference to the official Android developer documentation, is much better than the accepted answer by Anwar Shah, since we should avoid running daemons as root whenever possible. Running adb as root makes the computer vulnerable to more attacks.
Feb
2
comment 'Insufficient permissions' error on `adb push` command on 12.04
and/or you may need to disconnect and reconnect the device? But this answer did work for me, and is much better than running adb as root. Your Ubuntu user must also be part of the plugdev group. Run id to find out.
Feb
2
revised How can I find the location (on the desktop) of a window on the command line?
fix typo in name of tool
Feb
2
comment How can I find the location (on the desktop) of a window on the command line?
Thanks! But I agree with the first two comments. The second command, xwininfo -id $(xdpyinfo | grep focus | grep -E -o 0x[0-9a-f]+) shows me a child window (has no name) of my Terminal. When I just do xdpyinfo | grep focus I get focus: window 0x435b877, revert to Parent, and 0x435b877 is the id of the window returned by the first command (which does work for me). This is on Trusty 14.04.1 LTS
Feb
2
suggested approved edit on How can I find the location (on the desktop) of a window on the command line?
Jan
28
revised Windows move to external monitor when re-opening lid
get exact name of button (in Trusty at least), and improve formatting
Jan
28
comment What are Unity's keyboard and mouse shortcuts?
And can we get this via the command line, e.g. so we can get a sorted list of keyboard shortcuts? gsettings list-recursively shows a lot of window manager keybindings, but not the Unity ones. I'm looking for what bindings are unused and suitable for customization.
Jan
28
suggested approved edit on Windows move to external monitor when re-opening lid
Jan
28
revised What unused key combinations are available for use with AutoKey or other apps?
copyedit
Jan
28
answered What unused key combinations are available for use with AutoKey or other apps?
Jan
26
revised When will kernel 3.14 be available in the repositories?
note 14.10 timing trigger
Jan
26
answered When will kernel 3.14 be available in the repositories?
Jan
22
comment How to mount a zip file as a file system?
Intriguing - thanks. But this doesn't actually mount the file like avfs does. I.e. /proc/mounts doesn't change. Archive Mounter uses gvfs, which I guess lets you use gvfs-copy, gvfs-ls, gvfs-rm etc, but I see no way to use most commands, e.g. md5sum.
Jan
22
comment How to mount a zip file as a file system?
Very cool!! At the moment it supports floppies, tar and gzip files, zip, bzip2, ar and rar files, ftp sessions, http, webdav, rsh/rcp, ssh/scp. Quite a few other handlers are implemented with the Midnight Commander's external FS