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Oct
21
comment Should Windows 7 home premium have chgport?
Hmm - seems like I may genuinely be missing it - although this makes no sense for a fresh install. Going to look around.
Oct
21
comment Web browser is playing the video clips very quickly
what flash plugin do you have installed?
Oct
21
asked Should Windows 7 home premium have chgport?
Oct
5
comment How to get Windows XP to snap windows to desktop like Vista?
Worth mentioning - that software is free, with CC by-nc-nd 3.0 - so you can install it anywhere, but not put it on a disk and sell it.
Jun
5
comment Why does MDS run wild in Mac OS X 10.6?
Hmm - since spotlight seems to be trying to be clever in the UI when disabling time machine backups (it notifies it will still be indexing parts of the drive) - I've resorted to command line stuff from here- mikesel.info/disable-spotlight - to try and stop it hitting it,
Dec
10
awarded  Yearling
Dec
3
comment Why is “Everything is a file” unique to the Unix operating systems?
Hmm - you know, I've been meaning to look it up for ages since finding out through an Eric Raymond book years ago... You've actually finally got me over the "get round to it" hump, I've downloaded the ISO and trying it out.
Dec
3
comment Why is “Everything is a file” unique to the Unix operating systems?
Plus 1 for mentioning plan 9. IMHO Fuse brings plan 9 closer to an implementation through ad-hoc and iteration.
Nov
6
comment SSH from mac to linux -> start gnome-session -> X11 keyboard mapping all messed up
Justin - that answer worked for me, can you perhaps mark it as the correct answer?
Nov
4
comment Can I save my Firefox tabs?
I've forced myself into the habit of using a task list to add pages that I will want to read later, instead of leaving the tabs open. I try to close my browser at the end of each day. I say try - because I often still end up leaving stuff open over the weekend.
Sep
27
answered After installation of Nvidia proprietary driver, when login starts I can hear the Ubuntu startup sound, but screen remains blank
Sep
27
awarded  Commentator
Sep
27
comment After installation of Nvidia proprietary driver, when login starts I can hear the Ubuntu startup sound, but screen remains blank
The log doesn't actually show the nvidia driver being loaded - it has already started on the internal card - hence a blank output on the other. Are you sure the xorg conf is even being read/used?
Sep
25
comment “Program terminated by uncaught signal” when running Python from TextMate
@slhck - perhaps you could add that as an answer.
Sep
25
comment How to set up Mac Os X like dragging behaviour on Linux
Does that mean your question is answered? Care to add that as a solution and mark it as such?
Sep
25
answered How to do compile make make install as permanent install so that it does not give this error?
Sep
25
revised How Do I Investigate a CPU Usage Spike Without Being Present?
Swapped out the tag system-administration for Windows - seems more relevant
Sep
25
answered How to stop Bash appending history
Sep
25
awarded  Analytical
Sep
25
awarded  Autobiographer