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revised How to connect to Wi-Fi AP through WPS?
Removed pointless rant.
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May
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comment Maximum time for which a Linux PC can be UP?
I have successfully kept an embedded Linux instance up for 3+ years.
Apr
12
comment How to kill a single thread from Terminal in Ubuntu?
What do you expect to happen if you were able to kill one thread of an application? Multithreaded programs work as a whole, and unexpected termination of one of its threads would almost always lead to undefined results, usually crashing the application. Also, do not worry it a program uses that many threads, it's perfectly fine - and the number of threads is not strictly correlated with resource usage. So unless many of these threads perform costly operations, your system should be just fine with them.
Feb
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Dec
10
comment How to monitor DHCP leased ip address
Is gedit really the best way to peek into that file? First, it requires a desktop environment, which is usually not present on a server installation. Second: launching an editor suggests this file could be modified, but I'm pretty sure that editing it can cause nothing but trouble.
Nov
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Oct
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comment How do I type umlauts etc in Xubuntu 14.04?
So my guess is that you might be happy with installing multiple keyboard layouts, switching between them using the indicator (or with keyboard shortcuts), and occasionally displaying character map for given keyboard layout (if you need to learn how to type a particular rare latter like щ). Does this sound good?
Oct
4
answered Slow Facebook scrolling on Firefox
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Sep
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reviewed Approve Wifi, Bluetooth neither wired ethernet aren't working on my Dell Inspiron-7420
Sep
8
revised User in sudo group cannot use sudo command
The original title was misleadingly general
Sep
4
comment How do I type umlauts etc in Xubuntu 14.04?
Also: you do not need a "Compose" key on your keyboard. By default, you can use Ctrl+Shift+U to compose a character. Press and hold Ctrl+Shift+U (an underlined 'u' should appear). Keep Ctrl held, but release Shift and U. Type in a hex unicode number for desired character (e.g. e4 for ä), then release Ctrl, and the character will appear.
Sep
4
comment How do I type umlauts etc in Xubuntu 14.04?
It may be helpful to add whether you wish to write such characters occasionally, or whether you'd prefer to customize your keyboard layout. I mean: are you German, do you expect to use umlauts in your primary language? Or do you need to type such character just once in a while?
Sep
4
comment hello i want to mine with minerd, i have the file, but i don't know the OPTIONS
I reccomend you to read the documentation of that command you are using (you can start with minerd --help), as this issue is not ubuntu-specific and neither ubuntu-related - you probably need to add some command line arguments when launching that program.
Sep
4
comment Remove the first part of a string using sed
Knowing how to use a tool is just as important as knowing which tool to use.