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I code therefore i don't know ...

Note To Self :: RTFM


Feb
5
comment How can I fix/repair a corrupted PDF file?
Ghostscript does a fantastic job of rendering pdfs ... I regularly use gs to rebuild pdfs to improve font quality.
Feb
2
comment How can I enable PAE on Windows 7 (32-bit) to support more than 3.5 GB of RAM?
The 'patch' is quite simple to do yourself and you don't need 'easybcd' to fix your boot records :: it's quite trivial to fix your boot record with bcdedit.exe ... RTFM
Jan
28
revised Windows 7 Explorer keyboard shortcut: set focus to files/folders/content area?
added 230 characters in body
Jan
27
revised In Firefox 13, how can I increase number of thumbnails in the new tab page?
added screenshot
Jan
27
answered In Firefox 13, how can I increase number of thumbnails in the new tab page?
Jan
24
comment bash aliases equivalent for powershell?
@SantoshKumar Your solution requires the '/d' flag to change DRIVE then directory || "cd /d D:\xampp\htdocs"
Jan
22
comment Can't assign to PS1 on OS X bash
There's a Solution on StackOverflow :: Appending Git Branch Name to Bash $PS1 ...
Jan
22
answered Windows 7 Explorer keyboard shortcut: set focus to files/folders/content area?
Jan
16
comment How can I get (g)Vim to display the character count of the current file?
Nice I keep forgetting to use !bang commands in Vim
Dec
21
comment How to install the real Firefox on Debian?
This really is a testament to the beauty of Debian ... there's many ways to tweak your build ... I ♥ Debian ... ;-)
Dec
6
awarded  Yearling
Dec
6
comment Create an alias in Windows XP
I'm really surprised no one has suggested PowerShell it's pretty damned good.
Nov
28
answered Using Windows Explorer, how to find file names starting with a dot (period), in 7 or Vista?
Nov
27
comment Using Windows Explorer, how to find file names starting with a dot (period), in 7 or Vista?
+1 For a new toy.
Nov
27
comment Using Windows Explorer, how to find file names starting with a dot (period), in 7 or Vista?
There are not one, not two, but three tags on this post mentioning windows and yet you provide a mac solution.
Nov
18
answered Save file in Windows protected folder
Oct
20
comment MinGW Bash profile
What you're saying doesn't jive ... ~ means the users home directory ... then your stating c:\MinGW\msys\1.0\home ... that doesn't make any sense the tilde is a reference to the USERS home ... on windows that %userprofile% ...
Oct
18
awarded  Commentator
Oct
18
comment ConEmu: how do I delete items from the “Create new console” dropdown?
+1 TY ... couldn't figure out the 'alt-space' trick ... :-)
Oct
18
answered Is there a shortcut command in Windows command prompt to get to the current users home directory like there is in Linux?