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Former Kubuntu desktop user, now using Arch Linux. Open-source enthusiast, programmer.

Interests: network protocols, Linux kernel, server administration, Android, breaking & fixing stuff.


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comment WMI-based hotkeys on not working
@MartinVegter Since it worked with Ubuntu 12.04, can you verify from a Ubuntu 12.04 Live USB/CD whether it still works in there? If so, could you repeat this with 14.04? If it is not working anymore, then a regression slipped in somewhere.
Oct
3
comment How do I open an incognito bash session?
unset HISTFILE has a similar effect. I have a function for this: n() { HISTFILE=; PS1="~${PS1#\~}"; }. That way I can clearly see whether I am in "incognito mode" or not.
Sep
30
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Sep
30
awarded  Popular Question
Sep
6
revised Why is there Apple copyright on lpadmin, lpq and lpstat pages?
fixed spelling
Sep
4
revised Can I “export” functions in bash?
missing 'user@host'
Aug
29
comment How to diff files ignoring comments (lines starting with #)?
vimdiff supports three-way merges, might be worth looking at.
Aug
23
comment How to diff files ignoring comments (lines starting with #)?
Your unified diff fails to apply due to the context differences. You can use diff -U0 one two to disable the context. For patching, there are a bunch of tools that may be better suited such as kdiff3.
Aug
22
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Aug
17
answered Is it possible to use the meta-files in rtorrent?
Aug
10
comment load module via /etc/modules
@Gilles It is necessary. If the module does not exist in the initrd, then init can obviously not load it when it has not yet mounted any filesystems.
Aug
8
answered load module via /etc/modules
Aug
6
answered Can I “export” functions in bash?
Jul
30
comment How Debian package should create user accounts?
When adduser is used, it also needs to be depend on the package. See: lintian.debian.org/tags/…
Jul
19
comment How to run a specific program as root without a password prompt?
This advice is insecure. The sudo part of sudo chmod u+x create_dir.sh is unnecessary as the user has (presumably) ownership over his/her home dir. Since the user can write to create_dir.sh, you have effectively given a free root shell to that user.
Jul
16
comment How do I share an internet connection through USB?
@Gagan Your smartphone can act as both a host and device (USB OTG), your laptop doesn't. It's easier to insert an Ethernet cable in between.
Jul
16
answered Delete whole line if after “:” less than 4 chars
Jul
11
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Jul
8
comment Make Linux load specific driver for given device (Realtek NIC)
By the way, for testing network throughput you should use iperf. On one side of the link, run iperf -s, on the other one iperf -c 10.1.2.3 (where 10.1.2.3 the IP address of the server side).