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Sep
5
answered How do I make vim automatically apply c++ syntax highlight on Arduino files (.ino/.pde)?
Sep
4
revised How can I copy text in one screen window running vim and paste it to another without traditional copy and paste?
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Sep
4
comment Nothing happens when trying to upgrade from Linux Mint 12 to 13
You have to configure the new repositories in /etc/aptsources.list`
Sep
4
answered How can I copy text in one screen window running vim and paste it to another without traditional copy and paste?
Sep
1
answered How can I combine non-identical disks efficiently?
Sep
1
comment Remap Super+arrow key to home/end
If you use X, have a look at xmodmap.
Aug
31
comment How to run UNetBootin (or similar) on Linux?
Did you try to install it using the package manager (e.g. apt-get install unetbootin) and simply run unetbootin from the shell?
Aug
7
comment A virusproof (ransomware…) strategy for backup on a NAS?
@Plouff You're right, of course. It was a typo, I corrected.
Aug
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revised A virusproof (ransomware…) strategy for backup on a NAS?
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Aug
6
revised A virusproof (ransomware…) strategy for backup on a NAS?
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Aug
6
comment How do you stop Google Chrome trying to open RSS feeds instead of showing the xml (which is what I want)
I would love to have it the other way round. Now I see the XML in the browser, but I'd like to add the RSS to my reader.
Aug
5
comment A virusproof (ransomware…) strategy for backup on a NAS?
Do it the other way round. The (possibly infected) clients should not have arbitry write access on the NAS. The backup server (might also run on the NAS) should pull the data from the clients and save it on the NAS.
Aug
5
comment A virusproof (ransomware…) strategy for backup on a NAS?
If you implement an overly complicated solution, as the proposed one, it's not unlikely that you don't backup as often as you should. A backup should be as easy as possible, in the best case fully automatic. A simpler solution would be to export the hard drive and let the backup server simply grab the data via LAN. This way the client (and its malware) does not need to have write access on the backup server.
Aug
5
comment How can I determine if a GPU will play 1080p before purchasing it?
Can you give any reference for “Intel drivers tend to be less optimal”? My experience with NVidia and Intel is just the other way round.
Aug
5
answered A virusproof (ransomware…) strategy for backup on a NAS?
Aug
5
comment Linux - turn off externally powered drive
On my system I successfully use sdparm --command=stop /dev/disk/by-label/mydisk to spin down the drive immediately.
Aug
5
comment Live Linux Distro for text only mode
You can have a look into TinyCore, it's just 8MiB
Aug
4
comment Prevent vim from indenting numbers wrongly
What configuration do you use? When I start vim with ´-u NONE` and set the textwidth to some value I do not observe the behaviour you're describing.
Aug
4
comment Install Ubuntu 12.04 in UEFI mode on a HP Pavilion dv6-6c40ca
It's possible. Here is described how: unix.stackexchange.com/questions/31199/…
Aug
3
comment tmpfs and debian - trash folder
Don't you think it's easier to wipe the trash folder on logout? Consider what would happen to your ram disk when you delete a 50 GiB file?