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bio website matthiaslee.com
location Boston, MA
age 26
visits member for 3 years, 9 months
seen Sep 8 at 15:48

I an avid linux user and recreational linux admin. For work I mainly work with high performance computing and cluster setups.


Oct
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awarded  Notable Question
Dec
23
answered How do I make Ubuntu recognize my WiFi network card?
Dec
23
comment MySQL broken on localhost since update
I ran into a similar issue, what happens when you try to log in with the commandline client? mysql -u <username> -P
Dec
23
comment Why doesnt the “Script” option show up on right clicking in the desktop in Ubuntu 12.10? How to make it appear?
you just want to edit the right-click menu?
Dec
23
answered Wireless card not supported on Ubuntu
Dec
23
awarded  Critic
Dec
19
comment Compiz takes too much resources
what distro are you running compiz on? is this performance degrade a recent change? what kind of specs does this machine have? quantify "taking an awful lot of resources"
Dec
19
revised Building and migrating to software raid 5 array
formatting for easier reading
Dec
19
comment Building and migrating to software raid 5 array
The minimum number of disks for RAID 5 is 3 disks, to migrate to this raid, I believe you will need to move your data to another location before you can drop it onto your raid array. As far as I know in-place transition is not supported
Dec
19
suggested suggested edit on Building and migrating to software raid 5 array
Dec
19
awarded  Yearling
Dec
18
answered How can I hide or show a different IP to a website?
Dec
18
awarded  Teacher
Dec
17
awarded  Commentator
Dec
17
comment Hdmi resolution problem
this may be a stupid question, but are you certain your TV supports 1920x1080?
Dec
17
comment USB devices and Flash disks mount as root instead of the user
do you have any entries for flash drives in /etc/fstab?
Dec
17
comment Do I need nvidia driver for Dell Inspiron 5720?
correct, if you want certain applications to always run on the Nvidia GPU, you could use a command-line alias. See doc here: hypexr.org/bash_tutorial.php#alias
Dec
17
comment How do I debug xorg/fglrx related system freezes on Ubuntu 12.10?
Which GPU flags are toggled under chrome://flags? Try disabling "GPU compositing" and and enable "Disable GPU VSync".
Dec
17
revised unable to use apt-get or cpan
formatted text
Dec
17
suggested suggested edit on unable to use apt-get or cpan