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I am an aerospace engineer and software developer.


Feb
10
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Jan
27
awarded  Nice Question
Dec
14
comment ubuntu 10.10 - Get rid of the Desktop directory in home
Thanks Gilles, I did just that and it works. I'm concerned however that some day I accidentally drop something on the desktop and wonder where it went because I don't remember where I hid the folder:-).
Dec
14
comment ubuntu 10.10 - Get rid of the Desktop directory in home
Thanks pootzko. Apparently there was a bug report and subsequent fix in 2007 (--no-desktop). Unfortunately it doesn't work anymore.
Dec
13
comment ubuntu 10.10 - Get rid of the Desktop directory in home
It's probably nautilus, but how can I turn it off?
Dec
13
asked ubuntu 10.10 - Get rid of the Desktop directory in home
Oct
1
awarded  Enlightened
Aug
5
comment Ubuntu memory usage
"SWAP is only used when absolutely necessary." - sorry, no, that's not the case: kerneltrap.org/node/3000
Aug
1
comment How do I convert a Linux disk image into a sparse file?
What about cat then? There is nothing in the man page about sparse files, so I assume cat /dev/zero > zero.file is perfectly OK to fill empty space with zeros?
Jul
17
answered My " and ' keys started behaving strangely - multiple key presses needed for them to appear on screen
Jul
16
awarded  Yearling
Jul
10
comment Been away from linux for 10 years. Which commands have I missed?
You use git more often then cd. That is kind of cool.
Jun
26
comment Movie colors are off on ubuntu
This solved the problem for me, except that hue slider position is the exact oposite. I'm pretty sure that the hue slider is on the left per default. In my case colors are OK when I move the hue slider to the middle.
Jun
24
accepted How can I verify that a downloaded Debian ISO image is correct?
Jun
24
comment How can I verify that a downloaded Debian ISO image is correct?
Thanks Josh, it's really there and the md5 matches the file I downloaded:-)
Jun
24
comment How can I verify that a downloaded Debian ISO image is correct?
I must be blind. Where exactly is the MD5SUM file? It's not in cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/5.0.4/i386/bt-cd
Jun
24
asked How can I verify that a downloaded Debian ISO image is correct?
May
27
revised Linux distro structure
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May
27
answered Linux distro structure
May
17
revised Getting a Cross-Section from Two CSV Files
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