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Ch.2: Working with the Linux Shell -- Managing Shell Configuration Files

Posted 09-07-2013 at 09:12 PM by nobahn (Learning Linux on OpenSUSE 12.3 (and seeking help!))

So, OK: The below text comes from LinuxMint 15; but the problem's the same. I'm trying to look at /.profile with $ vi /.profile but what I get is a new file with that name. WTF?!

~ $ ls -a
. Documents .icons .sane
.. Downloads .linuxmint Templates
.adobe .gconf .local .themes
.bash_history .gimp-2.8 .macromedia .thumbnails
...
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A runc script to create a debian repository

Posted 09-07-2013 at 06:25 PM by rainbowsally
Updated 09-07-2013 at 06:29 PM by rainbowsally (added link)

Today's Features
  • A debian package repository creator.
  • Testing runc as a shell function (direct execution of C/C++ code).

[See also "Run C/C++ code as a script" http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...script-35691/]

I took kubuntu for a spin (installed on an old computer) to see if I could convert it to mint after kubuntu was installed. The kubuntu installer was a little better.. by a mainingful notch, at least for the...
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A stitch in time saves nine!

Posted 09-07-2013 at 08:00 AM by TheIndependentAquarius
Updated 09-07-2013 at 08:02 AM by TheIndependentAquarius

I always tend to learn my lessons the hard way!

:sigh:

Latest lesson learnt:
A stitch in time saves nine.

Background story:
A year back a part of my grinding tooth broke off! I took it
lightly and kept on ignoring it for many months. Slowly the part of
the tooth, now exposed, developed cavity! I didn't feel any pain
(probably because the cavity was in its early stage) and therefore
kept on ignoring it thinking...
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Using SQLite on a Raspberry Pi

Posted 09-06-2013 at 07:54 AM by Pyplate

I've written an article on my site about using SQLite on a Raspberry Pi. I've only covered the bare essentials, but it's enough to get started.

I've used examples based on a database that could be used to log temperatures. I've already covered the use of a DS18B20 sensor, so I may as well build a temperature logging system.
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News: Konqueror file manager is as awesome as it was before

Posted 09-05-2013 at 04:44 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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