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I am a former postdoctoral research mathematician, and now a C++ software developer on Linux and Windows.


Jul
31
asked How can I find out if a particular package has been updated (or not)?
Sep
18
asked Can command line arguments be masked or hidden instead of appearing in the process list?
Sep
2
asked Where are PEM files stored for validating SSL certificates?
Aug
12
asked Can I remove Compiz and still run Gnome desktop?
Jul
31
asked What options are available for C++ GUI development with Ubuntu?
Jul
25
asked System volume setting muted when headphones unplugged, but normal with headphones in?
Jul
21
asked Why doesn't Cryptkeeper work in 12.04?
Jul
21
asked How do I encrypt files after skipping the option during installation?
Jul
19
asked Why the need for sudo when I have only one account on machine?
Jul
18
asked Problem removing 3G mobile broadband dongle on 12.04
Jul
18
asked What exactly are items in the /dev directory?
Jul
18
asked How can I ensure that my custom written C application runs at startup?
Jul
17
asked How resilient is Ubuntu to repeated “power-off” shutdowns?
Jul
17
asked Ubuntu hardware recognition and driver loading - how does it happen?
Jul
17
asked Environment variables - where are they stored by linux, how do I change them and is it safe to do so?
Jul
13
asked Which device drivers are built into the kernel?
Jul
13
asked How do I find what version of libc my application links to?
Jul
12
asked What exactly is a chroot? Is it similar to a simultaneous dual boot?
Jul
12
asked Changing default software for opening video files not working - any ideas?
Jul
12
asked Are libc versions tied to kernel versions?