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Apr
19
comment Make screen work like a terminal (scrolling + alternate screen)
Does it have to be screen? For example tmux has mouse scrolling support.
Apr
13
comment Debian Wheezy VirtualBox error: Kernel driver not installed
The xboxdrv is used for XBox (360) controllers. Do you have one plugged in?
Mar
3
comment Cannot remove <file>: No such file or directory
Is it an option to remove the complete directory?
Sep
7
comment What does the Broken pipe message mean in an SSH session?
@AwQiruiGuo Yes, you should create the directory (~/.ssh) first. So mkdir -p ~/.ssh; chmod 700 ~/.ssh; touch ~/.ssh/config
Jun
9
comment backup script to copy files by its extension
Is it possible the file was edited on Windows (or an old mac)? It looks like there are \r which probably points that there are wrong line-endings in the file.
May
26
comment Settings environment variables from a file
Sometimes there's a very elegant solution. Thank you!
May
11
comment Inactive cursor with my touchpad
is it after boot or only after the computer went to sleep?
Feb
5
comment “Last resort” Linux terminal command to reboot (over ssh) in case of a kernel bug?
@sdaau it's possible you first need to enable sysrq. Begin the sequence with echo 1 > /proc/sys/kernel/sysrq
Aug
7
comment Port 80 refused by Linux (Ubunt 12.04)
Are you sure apache was running? ps aux | grep apache or service apache2 status
May
14
comment What live distribution is well-suited for presentations?
Can you run a live CD/DVD in the classroom? Most schools I've been to (for IT support) won't allow booting anything else but the hard drive.
Apr
18
comment How can I upgrade pip on Ubuntu 10.04?
I would use easy_install pip instead of the curl command.
Apr
13
comment How do I install hgview on Ubuntu?
What Ubuntu version are you using? I want to try to replicate it.
Jan
9
comment Why does btrfs allow to create a raid1 with mismatched drives?
So it's more or less thin provisioning? If your disks are full, you could add more disks to the pool and just keep on going.
Dec
18
comment Upgrade to Debian testing shows only white noise
When booting with the 2.6.32-5 (instead of 3.1.0-1) kernel it works without a problem.
Dec
18
comment Upgrade to Debian testing shows only white noise
I've copied /var/log/syslog
Dec
17
comment Upgrade to Debian testing shows only white noise
I haven't install X yet. All TTYs show the same.
Nov
24
comment Only use mtime comparison with rsync?
If you want to get the exact same behavior as cp --update, you'd need to transfer the whole file. Although I know of no reason why you wouldn't want to speed-up your transfers.
Jun
25
comment Choosing filesystem for a 16TB Raid
Might be worth noting, that if you plan to grow your RAID later on, ext4 is limited to 16TiB volume (according to wikipedia).
May
5
comment How to do a text replacement in a big folder hierarchy?
@balki that's a "formatting" problem. Fixed it
Apr
14
comment Are there any desktop email clients that implement gmail style conversation view?
@Wolf what @alex said