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I do software development for a living and as a hobby (examples). My favorite language (and ecosystem) is Python, and my OS of choice is Debian.


Feb
3
asked A page documenting usage of various package managers
Feb
3
answered Can I identify my RAM without shutting down linux?
Feb
3
revised How do major package managers differ?
rm needless quibble; improve question title
Feb
3
accepted How to check available package versions in rpm systems?
Feb
3
revised I added a user to a group, but group permissions on files still have no effect
edited body
Feb
3
accepted Why would anyone not set 'histappend' in bash?
Feb
3
accepted How to force 'yum search' to use local metadata/cache?
Feb
3
revised How do I learn what I can do with /proc and /sys
grammar
Feb
3
answered Debian = Always latest Packages = Best Practice?
Feb
3
awarded  Investor
Feb
2
comment How to make VLC play an iso file directly?
@kiz Actually I can. Check the update on the question (a comment).
Feb
2
comment How to stop Mod4-P from switching the display?
It was already done. See the comment to the question.
Feb
2
comment How to make VLC play an iso file directly?
update: this works on a fresh Debian install (right-click, select VLC, and voila!) ; I don't know what the fix is
Feb
2
revised How to speed my too-slow ssh login?
formatting; typo
Feb
2
comment How to make VLC play an iso file directly?
I just wanna right-click and hit play. No CLI.
Feb
2
comment How to make VLC play an iso file directly?
Does MPlayer even support menus?
Feb
2
comment How to make VLC play an iso file directly?
@asoundmove The path contains normal characters; I updated the answer.
Feb
1
comment Configure Atheros AR9285 wireless in Gentoo
I'm aware of the anchor. The point is, what were your initial settings? Did you lose them?
Feb
1
comment Configure Atheros AR9285 wireless in Gentoo
I'm interested only in the ones you changed --> "when I set this and that option to that and this, the problem got fixed". Don't make me read the whole thread :)
Jan
31
comment Am getting a blank screen during installation stage of Arch Linux
I get the same, except that at least I don't get a blank screen. That last line remains at [BUSY].