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In ubuntu 14.04 the DBus event for screen lock unlock has changed and the new script for binding to screen lock and unlock events looks like the following dbus-monitor --session "type='signal',interface='com.ubuntu.Upstart0_6'" | \ ( while true; do read X if echo $X | grep "desktop-lock" &> /dev/null; then SCREEN_LOCKED; elif ...


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You might find this thread and this one pretty useful. If your wifi network uses WEP encryption, then # turn wireless card on: ifconfig wlan0 # wlan0 is your wireless interface # connect to network iwconfig wlan0 essid <name> key <password> # Here # <name> -- your access point name # <password> -- your password # Then ...


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NTFS is a proprietary file system (MS). Everything ntfs-3g is able to do was achieved by reverse engineering. Considering the above, I would not expect a proprietary file system to be as fast as an open file system (under linux). Now, if NTFS should be only 20% slower than ext4 (instead of 50%) in your case, i do not know, but i'm sure you can have a clean ...


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Linux has multiple virtual consoles. Ctrl+Alt+Fn switches between these consoles. When you switch from console 7 to console 2, the input and output peripherals are re-routed from console 7 to console 2. When console 7 is inactive, it has no access to the input/output peripherals: the display isn't shown on the screen, the applications don't receive keyboard ...


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A while back, people used computer terminals to input data into, or display data from, a Unix mainframe. If any of this terminal users wanted to, let's say, cat /dev/zero, the output was not broadcasted to all terminals/users connected to the same mainframe (that's because it was a multi user system, and each user could run it's tasks without affecting other ...


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I've just finished installing gcc-3.4.6 and gcc-2.95.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 using the steps from the following tutorial. It doesn't make much sense for me to post the steps here because you also need to download some patch files from that page. For both compilations I had to add -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=0 to the CFLAGS in all the Makefile from the gcc build directory ...



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