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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.


Jan
29
revised Distributed package repository for Linux?
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Jan
28
comment Inconsistency in behavior of 'rm' when a mounted volume is involved?
The mounted volume was an NTFS partition. I haven't tried with another filesystem, so I don't know if it has anything to with it.
Jan
28
asked Inconsistency in behavior of 'rm' when a mounted volume is involved?
Jan
28
accepted Where is the setting that disallows duplicate command history?
Jan
28
revised Task manager keyboard shortcut in Linux?
nicer formatting; corrections
Jan
28
comment Ubuntu Desktop lost
Even easier, use killall nautilus.
Jan
28
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Using nohup on Solaris 10
Jan
28
asked Where is the setting that disallows duplicate command history?
Jan
27
comment Distributed package repository for Linux?
Perhaps that's unique to src-based systems?
Jan
27
revised xorg memory leaks
edited tags
Jan
27
comment xorg memory leaks
Which OS? What version? Did you upgrade Xorg?
Jan
27
comment Distributed package repository for Linux?
I've never seen such a note. Also, that's the reason there are mirrors.
Jan
27
answered Why are underscores not allowed in usernames in some distros (Debian for example)
Jan
27
asked What's causing VirtualBox OSE to hang my machine?
Jan
27
revised Command-line-friendly full-text indexing?
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Jan
27
revised How to force 'yum search' to use local metadata/cache?
edited title
Jan
27
revised Command-line-friendly full-text indexing?
added 124 characters in body; edited body; added 20 characters in body
Jan
27
answered Command-line-friendly full-text indexing?
Jan
27
asked How to force 'yum search' to use local metadata/cache?
Jan
27
comment Why would anyone not set 'histappend' in bash?
Was history overwritten each time?