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bio website andrey.vihrov.name
location Riga, Latvia
age 25
visits member for 3 years, 5 months
seen Dec 16 at 19:03

I study computer science at the University of Latvia. I have interest in Linux, anime, Quake and, of course, TeX. I am the author of the fixlatvian package.


Nov
24
comment Windows batch equivalent of bash's set -e
You can put || exit /b 1 after every command. It seems there is nothing better than this.
Nov
27
comment What stops an internet router from sniffing my traffic?
@FrankThomas: Just scroll down to the "Implementations" section…
Nov
27
comment What stops an internet router from sniffing my traffic?
@FrankThomas: It is possible to generate a secure key over distance, or abort communication if someone is eavesdropping: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_key_distribution
Sep
13
comment Why is hibernation still used?
Hibernation on desktop is also useful: it allows the computer to restore its state even if a power failure occurs. Combined with suspend-to-RAM for fast resume, this is probably the best combination for a desktop (Windows' hybrid sleep option does this).
Dec
11
comment Typing an ellipsis on Windows
Just for reference: on Linux/X11 it is <Compose>, period, period.
Feb
19
revised Files to remove from Windows XP to save space
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Feb
19
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Feb
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Feb
19
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Feb
19
answered Files to remove from Windows XP to save space
Jan
31
awarded  Scholar
Jan
31
accepted Laptop turns on spontaneously
Jan
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answered Laptop turns on spontaneously
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31
revised Laptop turns on spontaneously
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Jan
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