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News: Konqueror file manager is as awesome as it was before

Posted 09-05-2013 at 05:44 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)

KFM is the best filemanager known to man. It may not be obvious to many because the defaults don't fully exploit its potential. But once you tweak it, and get used to it, you realize that everything else comparatively sucks.

In recent updates it had some feature reversals, losing italics for symlinks on the "normal" file listing, the instant dir filter, and in-line renaming, but all these features are back again, in recent Debian testing updates.

The only...
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Run C/C++ Code As Script

Posted 09-04-2013 at 12:36 PM by rainbowsally
Updated 08-06-2014 at 08:13 AM by rainbowsally (new version)

runc update Sept 27, 2013

http://rainbowsally.org/rainbowsally...-rs-1.2.tar.gz

Changes slist_count() to standard objlist syntax and removes slist_getCount()
Removes destructor functions from objlist so that each class explicitly free anything memory they allocate.
Added atexit() function to tmpmem/tmpstr functions.
Most of these changes address memory leaks and/or memory that remains accessible after the apps close.

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Gnome 2/MATE leave message

Posted 09-04-2013 at 11:18 AM by drask

I've been using the MATE screensaver instead of xscreensaver just because when you lock your screen someone can leave you a message. However, I was having a problem where if I actually try leaving myself a message, it never showed up. I got the answer for this from the following wiki page: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php...me-screensaver

Basically, you must install the "notification-daemon" package. Then if someone leaves you a...
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Explain Shell

Posted 09-04-2013 at 01:35 AM by Pyplate

I found a great site for decoding Linux commands: http://explainshell.com/explain/ls?args=-la

You can type in commands and arguments, and it tells you what the options do.
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Tooling Up In LinuXMint/KDE

Posted 09-03-2013 at 08:12 PM by rainbowsally
Updated 08-06-2014 at 08:15 AM by rainbowsally (statement error)

[Correction. The mint version of the url to a local (on your hard drive) repository seems to work, but it's not really right.

After doing this in Kubuntu, it became clear that the two last fields (see below) are subdirs of the third to last field. Still working this out from examples rather than official 'docs' but take a look at this if you are interested in making offline repositories you can modify easily.
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ository-35696/...
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