Posts Tagged ‘ubuntu’

For some reason Unity in Ubuntu 16.04 and the SublimeText deb package don’t play well together and the integration is not quite right – for one the launcher says “UNREGISTERED” even after entering a valid licence key, and SublimeText does not appear in Nautilus context menu as an option to open files. Here’s the workaround […]

Sunday, August 7th, 2016 at 15:40 | 0 comments
Categories: Linux

Great post on Stack Exchange, How to correctly add a path to PATH?.

Friday, July 15th, 2016 at 06:17 | 0 comments
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Lots of issues with Network Manager in Ubuntu 16.06 LTS, in particular connecting to wifi after suspend/resume. Restarting the Network Manager service seems to work for me.

Friday, July 15th, 2016 at 06:12 | 0 comments
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Here’s the fix for a problem where Nautilus shows hidden files by default. $dconf-editor org -> gtk -> settings -> file-chooser Uncheck show-hidden Close Nautilus and open again

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 at 04:05 | 0 comments
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FPrint is a PPA with packages for fingerprint-based authentication. Website includes good documentation on how to install and set it up.

Friday, October 25th, 2013 at 04:56 | 0 comments
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This is a great one-liner which removes old kernel images and frees up space in your boot partition:

This comes from the top answer to a question on ask ubuntu.

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 at 08:39 | 0 comments
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Most digital cameras store Exif data in the JPEG photo files. This includes things like date and time, camera model and camera settings and in some cases even GPS coordinates. jhead is a very useful command line utility which can read and edit the Exif data. For example, you may wish to remove the data […]

Saturday, August 11th, 2012 at 05:41 | 0 comments
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Steps to install Oracle Express Edition (XE) database 10g on Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric). Download the Oracle XE deb package (free registration is required). Double click the downloaded file and select to install it. In terminal run sudo /etc/init.d/oracle-xe configure. You will be prompted to enter the following parameters: HTTP port number, database listener port number, […]

Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 11:21 | 0 comments
Categories: Database, Linux
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If you use TrueCrypt under Ubuntu 11.04 Natty you would have noticed an annoying behaviour. Under previous versions an icon is present in the system tray which remains there whilst a volume is mounted even if the TrueCrypt window is closed. Under Unity the tray icon is not shown. If you accidentally close the window […]

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 at 02:16 | 0 comments
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After finally getting some time to fully read up on Mono (especially on the excellent The Source) I have decided it is best to remove it from my system. The Open Sourcerer has a nicely written up set of instructions for 10.04 Lucid Lynx and 10.10 Maverick Meerkat.

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 at 00:49 | 0 comments
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