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imz -- Ivan Zakharyaschev
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952 votes
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563k views

How to unfreeze after accidentally pressing Ctrl-S in a terminal?

43 votes
3 answers
6k views

Why is dmesg called dmesg?

26 votes
8 answers
37k views

command-line tool for a single download of a torrent (like wget or curl)

25 votes
2 answers
28k views

How to create a snapshot in btrfs, and then rollback to it after some work?

20 votes
3 answers
13k views

How to make bash abort the execution of a script on syntax error?

14 votes
2 answers
17k views

How to use libraries installed by nix at run-time?

14 votes
1 answer
11k views

How to create a read-only snapshot in LVM, and then rollback to it after some work?

13 votes
1 answer
4k views

Is disabling barriers for ext4 safe on a laptop with battery?

12 votes
3 answers
9k views

mounting dropbox (for exploring the files)

12 votes
1 answer
29k views

How to enable user_namespaces in the kernel? (For unprivileged `unshare`.)

11 votes
3 answers
3k views

Is there a convenient general way to "grab" the echoed result of a command in Emacs (of M-: or M-!)?

9 votes
1 answer
11k views

How to start the Xfce Terminal always maximized in Xfce?

8 votes
3 answers
7k views

How to commit a modified file if it wasn't locked by RCS beforehand (and I'm using Emacs VC mode)?

8 votes
1 answer
3k views

Can LVM snapshots be writable? (and used for temporary experiments)

8 votes
2 answers
10k views

working with filenames in a different encoding over ssh

7 votes
3 answers
11k views

How to create a read-only snapshot in btrfs?

7 votes
2 answers
6k views

How to achieve the effect of chroot in userspace in Linux (without being root)?

6 votes
1 answer
2k views

Disabling an Xorg server's extension at runtime (for new clients)?

6 votes
1 answer
3k views

What is screen's "Multi display mode"?

6 votes
2 answers
4k views

How to copy someone's else folders from public.me.com with a wget-like tool?

6 votes
1 answer
7k views

How to configure a filesystem+LVM for effective usage of SSD?

5 votes
1 answer
248 views

In Emacs, how do I inspect what has been modified in a buffer (before saving and overwriting the file)?

5 votes
2 answers
1k views

Is there a user interface in Emacs allowing one to "grab" the buffer's filename conveniently?

5 votes
1 answer
529 views

Can one disable tap-to-click in X server configuration without "InputClass" sections?

4 votes
1 answer
10k views

How can I install Skype in Ubuntu on ARM?

3 votes
1 answer
4k views

How much can the space allocated for an LVM snapshot be reduced?

3 votes
1 answer
750 views

How to convert .doc to ODF with a command line?

3 votes
1 answer
3k views

Can one disable tap-to-click in X server configuration, without synclient?

3 votes
0 answers
278 views

How to use a package revision not yet in the published nixpkgs (but described in the development branches of nixpkgs)?

2 votes
0 answers
885 views

Where are the default font preferences in a modern Unix desktop stored (those which affect the choice of the font by an uncustomized Emacs 24)?