I have 256 colors working just fine in konsole,. I thought I'd give tmux a try because, unlike screen, it seems to support vi mode. However I find that the colors of my prompt show up and this is ...
I want to put my home directory (~) under source control (git, in this case), as I have many setting files (.gitconfig, .gitignore, .emacs, etc.) in there I would like to carry across machines, and ...
I don't remember why they did this, but at one point X.org decided that disabling CtrlAltBackspace to kill it was a good idea. I know there's a way to re-enable it but I don't remember how. Can ...
How do I set up my Ubuntu machine to allow other computers to print to it? The set up is: All computers are connected to the network 1 dual Ubuntu/Windows 7 netbook 1 multibooting ...
What is the difference between ~/.profile, ~/.bashrc, ~/.bash_profile, ~/.gnomerc, /etc/bash_bashrc, /etc/screenrc …?
Answers to the questions on SO and askubuntu, along with poking through (and reading headers of) $HOME and /etc/, indicate a number of files that can be used to set environment variables, including: ...
set and shopt are both shell builtins that control various options. I often forget which options are set by which command, and occasionally which option sets/unsets (set +o/-o, shopt -s/-u). Why are ...
I would like to deploy the following swapping policy: By default all pages in memory should also be in swap space. When a page in memory is changed (i.e. dirty), the page should be written out as ...