500 reputation
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bio website askubuntu.com/users/25130/…
location South Africa (allegorically)
age 25
visits member for 2 years, 7 months
seen 14 hours ago

First experience with Linux in 2003. Saw someone else using Knoppix and was utterly enthralled. Later was sent a Dynabolic disk by a friend and was extremely excited by that. Sometime in 2004 or 2005 had my first experience with Ubuntu. Have tried out many, many other flavors of Linux since then but mostly stuck to Ubuntu where I had a choice.

However, the latest I view the shopping lens of Unity as a symptom that Ubuntu is heading in the wrong direction. I have begun to look into other distros again.

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The birthdate I entered is farcical, as I prefer not to identify myself in any way online, but the age is in the ballpark.


Jul
3
accepted Bash autocomplete gives different file name than ls
Jul
3
comment Bash autocomplete gives different file name than ls
Wow! Yes, I was trying to copy it to my home directory... I'm shocked you figured that out given how many extra keys I hit! The other answers were good, but this is excellent. +1
Jul
3
revised Bash autocomplete gives different file name than ls
Added "rm" problem
Jul
3
asked Bash autocomplete gives different file name than ls
Jun
29
accepted Ksh features incorporated into Zsh?
Jun
28
accepted Resize window to half screen width in KDE 3.5
Jun
27
asked Ksh features incorporated into Zsh?
Jun
22
asked Resize window to half screen width in KDE 3.5
Apr
5
awarded  Analytical
Dec
27
comment How does SSH connection survive a network restart?
+1 for saying Windows' implementation is "arguably boneheaded".
Oct
25
revised Does Printing a PDF to PDF degrade its quality?
General cleanup
Oct
25
suggested suggested edit on Does Printing a PDF to PDF degrade its quality?
Sep
24
awarded  Editor
Sep
24
revised Is the file table in the filesystem or in memory?
Removed now extraneous material
Sep
24
accepted Is the file table in the filesystem or in memory?
Sep
24
comment Is the file table in the filesystem or in memory?
This is an incredibly good answer.
Sep
23
asked Is the file table in the filesystem or in memory?
Sep
17
comment Does Printing a PDF to PDF degrade its quality?
@user unknown I tested it with a PDF that had text and images, but no other special features that I am aware of. I the "Print to File" that seems to be builtin to Gnome (I did it in Evince). (So I did not end up trying it with CUPS-PDF, tho I have that installed.) None of the visual quality seems to have been degraded after one save, and I can still select text. However, when I copy it, the text is corrupted. Example: "Schrödinger Wave Function" comes out like this: 􀀗􀀚􀀑􀀍􀁂􀀋􀀓􀀊􀀘􀀈􀀍􀀆􀀕􀀎􀀝􀀈􀀆􀀯􀀄􀀊􀀚􀀅􀀓􀀃􀀊
Sep
17
awarded  Supporter
Sep
16
comment Does Printing a PDF to PDF degrade its quality?
Thanks; not answering the question itself, but certainly providing very valuable information and addressing the problem behind the question. Will upvote when I get enough reputation...