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I'm a coder at a company and working at my PhD at the University of Minnesota, as well as developing a bunch of projects on the side.

Aug
5
comment gitweb alternative for simply hosting source code
One reason that you might want to run something like gitweb or cgit is for an internal server, so that people can browse the source code on the internal network but it's not public like github is.
Mar
24
comment Best alternatives to recover lost directories in FAT32 external hard drive?
since you only use it in Linux, I assume you are looking for a Linux tool to recover the files?
Nov
19
comment How do I find the Serial Number of a USB Drive?
There isn't a dropdown for "serial number". Is it part of the "Device Instance Id"? Which part?
Sep
10
comment Pop-Up Notification when time reaches 4:00PM?
True, I forgot about that little annoyance.
Sep
9
comment Pop-Up Notification when time reaches 4:00PM?
I get off work at 4:00pm.. then again, I get in to work at 7am most days..
Sep
9
comment How to Speedup Printing PDFs?
What do you mean? Are you printing to the PDF file or are you printing a PDF that already have..
Sep
3
comment Fix Ubuntu Error: E: Couldn't find package “package name”
Some more information about how you got the error will help you get a much better answer. Please describe the situation that produces the error message.
Sep
3
comment What is a safe way to dispose of personal info on an old laptop and what to do with said laptop?
Destroying the hard drive physically is probably going to prevent him installing Ubuntu on it. I suggest this question's answers instead for wiping the hard drive: superuser.com/questions/4678/…
Aug
6
comment How to find a third monitor which will fit with existing ones?
My current panels (2001FP) is 16.1in by 12.1in, or at least that is what it says on the spec sheet. I can measure more accurately when I get back to them.
Aug
4
comment How can I identify fonts from an image?
+1 on WhatTheFont. I've used it to find a number of fonts I didn't know the name for, and it works well with a limited number of characters too (I've gotten the right answer with even 2 characters!)
Aug
2
comment Disabling all sounds and beeps on Linux
Note: this question is also a duplicate of superuser.com/questions/15770/… , which may need a retitle or something
Aug
2
comment Is it possible to back up Wii disks using a PC?
Yes, it's incredibly lame. Nothing like protecting pieces of plastic instead of having the ONLINE console just register the game with the Wii account or something.
Jul
30
comment Is there a chkdsk equivalent available for Ubuntu?
ext3grep worked in my case when it was a corrupted filesystem (not fully corrupted though, fsck could "undo" the damage on an image of the drive)
Jul
30
comment How to tell if my USB ports are 1.1 or 2.0 for different OSes?
my problem always seems to be identifying which ports on the case connect with which ones...
Jul
30
comment Is there a way to reposition an entire toolbar in FireFox 3.5?
edited this question to include a more complicated method of editing the XUL. warning: for advanced users only! you can totally screw up your browser with this method.
Jul
30
comment Bringing Google Docs to the Desktop
Click the "page" menu, the first menu item should be "create application shortcut..."
Jul
30
comment How do I make XTerm not use bold?
edited to add more things that could be wrong.
Jul
30
comment How do I make XTerm not use bold?
You should check if it is loading anyway. If it isn't, your window manager doesn't do resources correctly.
Jul
28
comment best way of moving files to a DOS machine?
edited to add usb to serial which I have used and works well with hyperterminal
Jul
24
comment To convert markdown -files effectively to HTML -files
the -s .markdown removes the .markdown extension, which makes it a 1.html instead of 1.markdown.html