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How to scroll up and down in EFI shell
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Yes, you can scroll. Use PgUp or Shift+PgUp to scroll it up. I have checked it in EFI shell v1 and v2 in virtual machines and in a real machine, all variants are working.

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How to send Ctrl+Alt+F1 (and other special keystrokes) to X window?
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Let's call Ctrl+Alt+Fx (where Fx is one of function buttons: F1, F2, F3...) srvr keys. There is a way to disable/enable srvr keys on the fly. By disabling I mean that X11 do not swallow them, but ...

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chown -R exclude some directory
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chown -R admin $(ls -I content) ls -I will list all except specified pattern.

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Demystifying SATA hotplug
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I have bought a sata bay, which physically allows hot swapping. So I was wondering this question. Right now I got strange results. In linux that was booted from nvme, hot swap worked. But in linux ...

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Can I jump move the Microsoft reserved partition in Gparted?
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Short answer: Yes, you can move msr to another location with gparted, but you also will need to keep some conditions (described further), otherwise, Windows could not be booted. I explored which ...

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How to force partition to value out of range
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I get in the exact same situation. I wanted to extend an LVM partition of a virtual machine with the layout as shown in question (msdos style). While the author resolved it using parted instead of ...

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How to make KMail to show notifications of new emails only from specific folders?
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Yes, it is possible. First, you need to enable tray icon. Go to Settings -> Configure KMail. Go to Appearance category, choose General tab, in the System Tray block enable checkbox "Enable ...

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Can Gparted make a jump move of a partition?
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Short answer: yes As of gparted 1.1.0, there is no such function as “jump move” for partition. But you can do a copy paste of a partition with right click menu and then you can delete original ...

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How can I return to a named anchor after scrolling in Chrome?
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To supplement solution by @Noach, I wanted to add info about how to create a bookmarklet. Bookmarklets are browser bookmarks that execute JavaScript instead of opening a webpage. Unfortunately, it is ...

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In Windows 10, how can I make Internet Shortcuts show the URL extension?
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So even if show file extensions is set, there are still some super hidden extensions. See here The solution for ".url" extension: create a file named "show_url_extension.reg" with ...

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Programatically determine if an script is being executed on laptop or desktop?
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Another solution that does not require sudo: hostnamectl status | grep Chassis | cut -f2 -d ":" | tr -d ' ' Will output laptop or desktop.

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Move MSR partition?
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Since gparted 0.33.0 you can move the msr as any usual partition if there is a free space to the left or to the right of the partition.

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