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Feb
16
asked Why does clicking on links in external apps open new windows in Firefox?
Feb
10
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Jul
16
awarded  Yearling
Jan
28
comment Is there some difference between mv and {cp + rm the old file} on Unix?
atomicity? I don't really know if the mv command is atomic, though.
Jan
13
comment How to stop a repetitive alert box?
If you really must, you could use a different browser to open 'funny' webpages.
Dec
10
answered How to close all open windows at once?
Sep
30
answered kill -9 programs but they still hang on
Sep
18
awarded  Taxonomist
Aug
25
answered What rights does an employer have to the employee's computer?
Aug
19
awarded  Beta
Jul
29
comment Is there a consensus on keyboard shortcuts?
Hard to fault them, though: usually they've been using those keystrokes for years before Windows was even planned.
Jul
29
comment Is there a consensus on keyboard shortcuts?
...At least on Windows. Though Linux desktop environments are following those conventions at least to a degree, you'll find that many programs on Unix do strange things -or nothing at all- on Control C / V / S
Jul
28
answered What is the keystroke to quickly change a file's name in Windows?
Jul
27
comment What elements make you choose a browser?
-1 Another subjective, discussion-oriented question on SU
Jul
27
comment Ubuntu Linux: Can I paste plain text by default?
@Nathan: your analogy is faulty. You don't want formatting, but I'm not sure that most people copying text to a rich text Office program share your view. It's not so much 'hold the chocolate sauce' as 'hold the ketchup on those fries' (I really don't like ketchup)
Jul
24
awarded  Scholar
Jul
24
accepted Windows Explorer focus issue: pressing down arrow brings WE to focus
Jul
24
answered Windows Explorer focus issue: pressing down arrow brings WE to focus
Jul
24
comment how to set the mouse speed very low on ubuntu
Does changing the settings actually affect it? Do you notice the mouse going slower after changing them, or does it not work at all?
Jul
24
revised Windows Explorer focus issue: pressing down arrow brings WE to focus
added three new tries.