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May
9
comment Convert any PDF to an ebook?
It won't be reliable, because converting text to pdf is a lossy operation. Especially if you have scans and need OCR.
May
9
revised How can I search for a specific file on a Windows LAN?
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May
9
revised What's the difference between proxy and firewall?
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May
9
answered What's the difference between proxy and firewall?
Feb
28
comment local git code browser
And the git instaweb command is good for one-off sharing.
Feb
24
comment Launch application from bash terminal then kill terminal while leaving application running
Whoops, I should have been quicker to fact-check.
Feb
24
answered Launch application from bash terminal then kill terminal while leaving application running
Feb
10
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Dec
15
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Dec
5
answered Linux: 64-bit, 32-bit hybrid + virtualization?
Dec
3
answered Slow PC - should I upgrade (and what)?
Dec
1
comment How can I override website themes to surf with a 'dark' theme
Some Stylish themes are enabled for all sites as well. Maybe an extension could do better using colour profiles or a graphics layer, but this one is just on par with a good userstyle.
Nov
30
comment RAID recovery - planning for the worst
I think QNAP uses linux raid with a slightly modified on-disk format; it should be possible to recompile a kernel that supports it, using the sources QNAP provide.
Nov
29
comment Find all packages that uses a given File in Ubuntu?
-sy is in fact simulating an uninstall, and tells you what depends on the package. It runs without root privileges.
Nov
28
revised Find all packages that uses a given File in Ubuntu?
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Nov
28
answered Find all packages that uses a given File in Ubuntu?
Nov
28
comment PulseAudio troubles (audio skipping, interface lag)
How does system load look? You can use atop -Am to pinpoint what is slowing things down.
Nov
28
answered Perform bad blocks scan on root partition in Linux
Nov
24
comment How does a free-up RAM utility free up RAM?
This is a sensible design, and might be going into the kernel at some point: lwn.net/Articles/397574
Nov
22
revised Ubuntu 10.10 restarting while booting up sometimes
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