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Debian Jessie - 3 weeks in

Posted 09-07-2015 at 12:33 PM by WestCoastSunset
Tags 8.1, jessie

Well, I've been using Jessie for about 3 weeks now and after a rocky start, everything is going smoother. Samba was not a big all night process this time since I backed up my /etc folder before doing a fresh install (along with my home folder of course).

Cinlerra & Firefox installed without a hitch since as of right now they are just downloadable binaries. Audacity, and Avidemux would not install without first upgrading some libraries. I believe this might have been due to an...
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Adding a "copy image to clipboard" editor (not really) to geeqie

Posted 09-07-2015 at 01:22 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 11-17-2016 at 03:46 PM by the dsc (UPDATE!)

Edit: I've just found a method that seems much simpler and more lightweight

The copy to clipboard editor can be just xclip! (Therefore one of my first statements in the first version of this post is probably false, and possibly was wrong even then).

Code:
xclip -selection c -t image/jpg < "%f"
It doesn't matter that the source isn't a jpeg, you can even replace it for png, it's probably an on-the-fly reencoding or something, I'm not sure.
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idiosyncrasy (?) with gnuplot -- or just pilot error?

Posted 09-06-2015 at 10:56 AM by flshope

I just ran into the damnedest idiosyncrasy with gnuplot (http://www.gnuplot.info/). I was doing my routine spending/budget plots when suddenly gnuplot bombed with a cryptic message. I spent all morning figuring out what was wrong. In the end, as usual, it was pilot error ...

I am plotting a data file with up to 12 blocks of data (counted as 0, 1, 2, ..., 11), where each block is separated by a blank record. The command

Code:
plot "datafilename" every :::07::07
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Member response

Posted 09-03-2015 at 03:40 PM by onebuck

Hi,

Days before Labor Day holiday and the forecast is for July temps in September. In central Illinois when the temps get near 90 with the humidity above 80% it can be unbearable. Our golf league has moved our start times to 10:00 a.m. That helps a bit and we are not wasting time to get a round in. Today we got nine holes in 1 hr 20 minutes for a five-some. Consolidated the teams to get in before it got to hot.

My putting has gone to the pits lately. Practice, practice...
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My Favorite LQ Quotes

Posted 09-03-2015 at 12:51 PM by Habitual (Spock's Brain)
Updated 01-06-2017 at 06:32 AM by Habitual

Things that made me laugh
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I try to lead by example throughout my daily life, no different here at LQ. Sometimes my response can seem terse but not intended.
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Unfortunately, in today's lazy society convenience supersedes all other factors: security, health, finances and common sense.
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I have a problem knowing what a human being across from me is thinking.
Let alone how a alien thought processes work.
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Originally Posted by rokytnji View Post
If the
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