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Former Kubuntu desktop user, now using Arch Linux. Open-source enthusiast, programmer.

Interests: network protocols, Linux kernel, server administration, Android, breaking & fixing stuff.


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comment Notebook for ubuntu 14max 150€
€ 150 is pretty on the low side, you won't get much quality for that. Have you looked at used laptops already?
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comment Notebook for ubuntu 14max 150€
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about shopping questions.
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answered grep to get compile error
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comment Why is Rsync copying the same subset of (unchanged) files every time?
Aw, fix that destination filesystem then :D Perhaps the --fuzzy option will also help here since the file sizes are identical.
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comment Why is Rsync copying the same subset of (unchanged) files every time?
@NickTheSwede The -c option must obtain a checksum of a file so it has to read the full file rather than just look at the size and date. Perhaps you could combine it with the mtime/size comparison, have a look at the manual page. Are you really sure that the files are not modified? What happens if you run the command twice in a row?
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comment Why is Rsync copying the same subset of (unchanged) files every time?
I encountered similar issues when syncing from my phone, or to an external disk. Is the filesystem always unmounted normally? If you remove the drive early, it is possible that not everything is written to disk. Oh, another possibility is hardware failure (bad sectors, bad RAM). By the way, you can use --exclude='**/.AppleDouble/' to ignore that directory.
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answered Why is Rsync copying the same subset of (unchanged) files every time?
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comment Linux headers generics
menu.lst is GRUB 1, modern versions of Ubuntu use GRUB2. Try reinstalling your bootloader and it should pick up grub.cfg with the newer kernel.
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answered Linux headers generics
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comment Where does gnome-power-statistics get its data from?
Here is a command example to call the method: qdbus --system org.freedesktop.UPower /org/freedesktop/UPower/devices/battery_BAT0 org.freedesktop.UPower.Device.GetStatistics charging. Another example: dbus-send --print-reply --system --dest=org.freedesktop.UPower /org/freedesktop/UPower/devices/battery_BAT0 org.freedesktop.UPower.Device.GetStatistics string:charging
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revised Can I use nginx and GnuTLS together?
Fix dead link, updated sources, rewording, update reference to OpenSSL
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answered awk command while ((getline < “gpsoutput.tr”) > 0 for constantly updating file contents
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comment What is the recommended way to empty a SSD?
For the interested, the various IOCTLs are documented in this blog post: rwmj.wordpress.com/2014/03/11/…
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comment How do I free up more space in /boot?
@byf-ferdy The kernel is an essential part of the OS, if the newest version somehow does not fully work with your hardware, then you can still select a different one to boot from. A nice feature would probably be something that removes all automatically installed kernels older than a month (except for the latest two).