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Jun
18
comment How can I create a file with a specific size from a command line?
This seems to create a sparse file, whereas the below answer (that uses "dd") doesn't. I don't know if the difference is important to you, but I figured I'd point it out
Dec
30
comment Mac OS X: Command-Tab doesn't switch back to fullscreen app
Man, you just saved my life. Thank you :)
Oct
6
comment In Emacs how can I search a directory and all subdirectories for a filename?
You're right; it works for me, too. I never noticed that!
Oct
5
comment In Emacs how can I search a directory and all subdirectories for a filename?
This doesn't work for me -- I suspect it requires some library that isn't loaded by default.
Apr
24
comment Thinkpad X30 middle-click
Thank you! This has been annoying me for months.
Feb
3
comment Ubuntu: Run X server on a remote server
Nuts, I don't see a security tab in that menu. Editing /etc/gdm/gdm.schemas in the obvious way, then restarting gdm, seems to have worked.