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Posted 04-18-2011 at 01:56 PM by myklmar (Linux Gimux)

Open a text file in CLI

If you are working on the command line and you want an application to open a text file, do it
running a command.
However, this requires you to know the name of the application, which can be difficult to remember,(bad memory!) Especially if you don't know what application it was written in! But Linux has a solution for people like us. Its called gnome-open.

Gnome-open actually makes use of the gnome file handlers to decide what kind...
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Why didn't I do that?

Posted 04-11-2011 at 11:45 AM by myklmar (Linux Gimux)
Tags tips, tricks, ubuntu

If you want an excuse and can't think up a witty one, try this:

Type the following or copy and paste, into a terminal:

echo `telnet 666 2>/dev/null` |grep --color -o "Your excuse is:.*$"
(this is an excerpt from Linux Gimux.pdf)
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Linux Gimux...Amazing Collection

Posted 04-11-2011 at 11:36 AM by myklmar (Linux Gimux)

So I'm pretty sure that THIS link now works, (this is soooooo embarassing!)
Again, sorry to everyone; try the following:

Hope you find it worth it!
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Amazing collection

Posted 04-04-2011 at 01:58 PM by myklmar (Linux Gimux)
Updated 04-09-2011 at 03:21 PM by myklmar

Linux Gimux Vol 1.

This is a 28 page PDF e-book of collected "tips, tricks, scripts and bits "

I have found these to be extremely helpful and so have collected them into one document, so that whenever I forget how to do something......there it is!
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USB stick with Ubuntu Live system doesn't boot - why?

Posted 01-19-2011 at 05:17 AM by bittner (Notes on Linux)
Updated 01-19-2011 at 05:39 AM by bittner

Creating an installation stick with Ubuntu seems to be a piece of a cake nowadays. Ubuntu does provide a tool, the "Startup Disk Creator" (System > Administration > Startup Disk Creator) which frees novice Linux users from knowing operating system level details. At least it seems.

I regularly notice, either in my Linux courses or in discussions with other proficient Linux users, that the tool on Ubuntu typically doesn't make sticks boot out-of-the-box. Usually, this...
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