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I'm a trained computer scientist, an experienced software engineer, and a practical system administrator.


Mar
5
comment How to close all apps before X-server goes down?
If you don't like xsm (and who does?), you can use another; how about rox.sourceforge.net/desktop/ROX-Session ? And there's always Approach #1.
Mar
2
comment How to close all apps before X-server goes down?
@MikhailMorfikov You're right, my answer wasn't too helpful if you didn't already use GDM. Is the updated answer any more useful?
Mar
2
revised How to close all apps before X-server goes down?
added a detailed summary of how and when to use xsm
Feb
28
comment How can I tell if PPP compression is enabled for modem?
This is Address/Control Field Compression, which is not what is usually meant by compression on a PPP link.
Feb
28
answered Is there any convenient way to run remote program on local data?
Feb
28
answered Same ftp upload issue on any live distribution I tried
Feb
28
answered How to close all apps before X-server goes down?
Feb
28
answered Bash script to signal a concurrently running instance (same script) about a condition and increment counter
Feb
28
answered curl does not return any thing for protected file
Feb
28
answered Automated test for install script
Feb
28
answered How to apply du (f.x.) to all sub directories except for some of them?
Oct
15
awarded  Yearling
Oct
28
comment map “Ñ” to “:” in vim
Which is the normal mode? Command mode or insert mode?
Oct
25
revised Filesystem writes seemingly lost
Give credit to the correct person
Oct
24
answered How to enclose in quotes if both single and double quotes are already used?
Oct
24
answered Filesystem writes seemingly lost
Oct
23
awarded  Enlightened
Oct
22
awarded  Nice Answer
Oct
20
answered How to make bash think `-mthreads` word as `-pthread`?
Oct
20
answered Different time in Windows and Linux Mint