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I am currently a software developer at a large market research company at an undisclosed location which rhymes with Newark.


May
29
comment Which filesystems has first class support on both Linux and Mac OS X
I've used an ext3 formatted drive as my time machine backup disk without having to do anything "funky"
May
29
comment Which filesystems has first class support on both Linux and Mac OS X
I wouldn't use fat32 because it is not case sensitive. Both OSX and linux are. This can cause conflicts.
May
6
comment How can I back up data from MSN 6?
Apparently there was something buried in settings that could do it.
Apr
9
comment Parse and remove parts of strings between delimiters
@barlop I know, this was a quick and dirty solution for the data at hand.
Apr
5
comment How to make vim display unicode
Shows fileencoding=utf-8
Apr
5
comment Can't mount old IDE hdd using an USB adapter
Stupid question, but are the master/slave pins on the drive set correctly?
Apr
5
comment How to make vim display unicode
That clicked after you told me to check if my terminal could display unicode. It can, and so can vim (alas no right to left support). Issue seems to be limited to html and xml files. Updating question to reflect that.
Apr
5
comment How to make vim display unicode
Yes, but not the file I'm trying to work with. Time for a little more testing, thanks.
Mar
25
comment How do I preserve ownership permissions when copying to an external volume?
Worked, didn't think of that. Thanks!
Mar
20
comment Where to find a plain vanilla GNOME 2.x
Try here. They seem to have everything. old-releases.ubuntu.com/releases
Mar
16
comment Is there a way to do rich text formatting with regexes?
hmmm... And then save it as an rtf? That could work. I'll try that
Mar
15
comment Is there a way to do rich text formatting with regexes?
Sure. It's in Hebrew though.
Jan
10
comment Could not open libreoffice “general error in central configuration file”
Worked. If you make that an answer I'll accept it. Thanks!
Jan
10
comment Can you do any damage with “rm -R *” on a Mac?
Right you are. My mistake.
Jan
10
comment Copy/Paste (Clipboard like) functionality from a VNC desktop
If you copy text from a VNC window, it goes onto your local clipboard, no? Try it and let me know if it works.
Jan
10
comment flash plugin for firefox 9.0.1 Ubuntu 11.10
Thanks, it worked when I removed both and just installed gnash. Please put the comment about conflicting players in your answer just to clean things up a bit.
Jan
8
comment flash plugin for firefox 9.0.1 Ubuntu 11.10
did that before asking.
Jan
6
comment flash plugin for firefox 9.0.1 Ubuntu 11.10
Sorry about that. Added update.
Dec
29
comment Ubuntu 11.10 login screen acting strange after installing alongside windows
Nope, I got it. Somehow a line got deleted from grubs conf file so I just pasted in a standard file I got off somebody's blog.
Dec
28
comment Can't connect with putty to a Linux server
Can't help you there, sorry. Windows networking is a woeful (or not) gap in my education.