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Nov
27
comment Why do I need an SMTP server?
@ManuH: As per metrics in the fine answer, normal mail compromises 1/5 of the mail volume. As per metrics on my server, normal mail compromises 1/20 of the mail volume. It is a terrific trade off.
Nov
1
comment Reload a Linux user's group assignments without logging out
This really should be the accepted answer. Nice trick, thanks!
Nov
1
comment How to map the Caps Lock key to Escape key in Arch Linux
This is the correct, distro-agnostic and desktop-agnostic answer.
Oct
1
comment How to sort first directories then files etc… when using “ls” in Unix
@kenorb: Thank you, I've addressed your concern in an edit.
Oct
1
comment How to sort first directories then files etc… when using “ls” in Unix
Midnight Commander does sort by directories first, then files.
Jul
27
comment Firefox drawing some websites off the viewing area
@RogUE: Yes, I mention that Firefox is in Safe Mode for the two screenshots.
Jul
22
comment how to write in other languages in synergy?
Though not a dupe, the related question seems useful to the OP.
Jul
9
comment Load all images, even if page isn't scrolled to image location
@AFH: Thank you for the tips, I will investigate those addons and see what I can come up with.
Jun
4
comment Does a CPU heatsink need to cover the entire CPU package? (Xeon E5-1650, Arctic Freezer i11)
I booted an AMD Duron machine in ~2007 without connecting the fan by mistake. I always boot into the BIOS and check the temp, and this time it saved me. I saw 104 on the screen and yanked the plug. No damage, I was still using that machine when I moved house in 2010. Arctic silver paste, stock heatsink, typical consumer motherboard. I remember it well because only about a month prior I had an Intel (Core Duo I think) fry at 72 degrees while doing some heavy processing for a few hours.
May
22
comment Create a new directory in KDE Save As dialogue
That works so well that it also cd's into the new directory. Thank you!
May
5
comment Shortcut for expanding a collapsed tree in Tree-style-tab addon
This extension is not compatible with the Tree Style Tabs extension. When "hiding" the tab bar with this extension, the Tree Style Tabs sidebar goes blank (i.e. no tabs are shown) but it continues to occupy space on the screen.
Mar
30
comment There's no 'sudo' command in Cygwin
Looks like a good solution to me! Cygwin support has certain gotten better in the past five years!
Mar
21
comment Open only the first 10 lines of large CSV file in LibreOffice Calc
Thank you, beautiful solution! It is a rarity when a knowledgeable answer is posted over a year after the question!
Feb
22
comment How do you configure a Windows machine for a Linux user?
I was in this same situation once. Here is the Windows cheatsheet for Linux users that I wrote to help cope.
Jan
28
comment Is there really a “USB communication protocol”?
I hope that "Bonus question" means "Bounty" for you.
Jan
27
comment How do I insert a new row in Excel via the keyboard?
Thank you. This works in Open Office / Libre Office as well.
Jan
4
comment Might using Bluetooth headsets to output audio damage them?
Of course, I am listening to the proper music.
Dec
17
comment Firefox “Untrusted Connection” warnings when visiting reputable HTTPS sites when using child's account
This is a terrific answer. I've starred the question just to reference this answer. Thank you!
Dec
17
comment Opened up a USB stick and it looks a bit odd
Notice also the wear on the contacts. It does look like this device has seen usage, i.e. was once a working device (that as you note, has not had pieces removed).
Dec
14
comment What does `-n` option in sed do?
I see now, thank you. I very much appreciate your taking the time to help make the example explicit. Have a terrific week!