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comment Why distros don't have a unique version which continously provide updates?
How do rolling releases work ?
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comment keyboard shortcut for inserting text
Try like this: use the command e.g. sleep 0.2 && xdotool type --clearmodifiers '.net' in a script in your PATH and have gnome keyboard settings run the script when you press CTRL+ALT+N instead of running directly the command. Also, you need that sleep invocation otherwise the "." and possibly the "n" would not show up (no idea why).
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answered Non-graphical boot with systemd
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comment Installing Matlab from an ISO image
Run umount /mnt/disk to unmount /mnt/disk.
Oct
21
comment Vertical lines connecting blocks in Gedit
Those are called "indent guides". Unfortunately, gEdit doesn't support this feature. If you absolutely need it you have three options: 1. request this feature on gedit mailing list (don't hold your breath though); 2. write a gedit plugin (if you know python); 3. switch to another editor, more feature rich.
Oct
20
answered What are the bash shell length limitations for here-docs?
Oct
20
answered Can I scale GPU frequency?
Oct
19
answered Disable workspace switch overlay effect
Oct
18
comment What are the bash shell length limitations for here-docs?
It fails with my xterm(293) (archlinux, kernel 3.9.1) - line 55 is truncated (same with gnome-terminal).
Oct
18
awarded  Revival
Oct
17
answered Advantages/disadvantages of increasing “commit” in fstab
Oct
17
comment How to launch multiple instances of a program in parallel using parallel?
The problem with your command is that parallel lacks input. A quick google search reveals there's already a very nice answer here along with Ole's recommendation to read the appropriate man section (which is exactly what my first comment was about). I don't see the point to write a similar answer here since there's not much to add to jwfearn's answer. HTH.
Oct
16
comment systemd slow boot - systemd-tmpfiles-setup
Switch log level to debug to see what it's doing. Add Environment=SYSTEMD_LOG_LEVEL=debug to the [Service] section of /lib/systemd/system/systemd-tmpfiles-setup.service
Oct
16
comment How can I echo dollar signs?
Similar question here.
Oct
16
comment How to launch multiple instances of a program in parallel using parallel?
How many times is "multiple times" ? man parallel, scroll down to examples > Run the same command 10 times in parallel
Oct
16
comment Gnome: How to disable or enable the “add to favorites” context menu
"not available" doesn't mean "not possible". You might be able to pull this off if you make your own launcher that opens a terminal and executes a certain command. Once you have a launcher that does what you want it's trivial to add it to favorites. Give us more details about the CLI app you're using there or even better, ask a new question explaining your requirements and the expected result.
Oct
15
comment Gnome: How to disable or enable the “add to favorites” context menu
@geedoubleya - Nautilus-action deals with Nautilus context menu not with gnome-shell context menu. The context menu is application-specific (in Gnome at least). @Marcin - the default behavior is described here. If it doesn't show up on your system then something is wrong with gnome-shell on your side. Are there any errors in your log (journalctl -b)?
Oct
15
comment Gnome: How to disable or enable the “add to favorites” context menu
I don't remember that context option for the top-bar. It's only available in the Dash context menu (that is, you right click on your running app/program icon in the left bar and you have the option to add it to favorites or remove it from favorites, depending on its status; same thing can be done if you're in overview and you drag the icon onto the Dash).
Oct
14
revised Is it possible to add an item to the Nautilus right click menu?
There is no "Gnome right click menu". The right click menu is application-specific.
Oct
14
revised What mount option to use for ext3 file system to minimise data loss or corruption?
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