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locate: can not open

Posted 10-21-2009 at 12:35 PM by rcmonroig

Originally Posted by lutusp View Post
Try this:

# updatedb (as root) (if you have problems locating something you know exists)


$ locate "*.h"

Note the quotes -- this will prevent shell expansion of your argument, so "locate" sees it as you intended regardless of the content of the current directory.

This solved the problem.
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List of PDF Editing tools for Linux

Posted 10-21-2009 at 10:56 AM by sridhar11

Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format created by Adobe Systems in 1993 for document exchange. PDF is used for representing two-dimensional documents in a manner independent of the application software, hardware,and operating system.Each PDF file encapsulates a complete description of a fixed-layout 2D document that includes the text, fonts, images, and 2D vector graphics which compose the documents.

This is the list of free and open source tools for manipulating PDF documents...
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Lazy administrators!

Posted 10-20-2009 at 03:08 AM by rich_c

I had a support call yesterday that I'm filing under the catagory of "Helping a user work around the limitations of the software." Oops, breached the EULA there! A friend wanted to do a presentation at work but was unable to put the required file on a USB drive due to their being a site policy of no USB drives. Because of an IT security policy presumably, i.e. they donít want a nasty virus. So, my friend had to work around this limitation by burning a CD. Not a very common task for...
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How to install Opera Web Browser in Ubuntu including flash,Java Plugins

Posted 10-18-2009 at 02:58 PM by sridhar11

Opera is a web browser and internet suite developed by the Opera Software company. The browser handles common
Internet-related tasks such as displaying websites, sending and receiving e-mail messages, managing contacts, IRC
online chatting, downloading files via BitTorrent, and reading web feeds. Opera is offered free of charge for
personal computers and mobile phones, but for other devices it must be paid for.

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Lusus project underway

Posted 10-18-2009 at 03:40 AM by CoderMan

Lusus is a project I recently started working on. It is supposed to be set of games to help teach beginning Latin. I /just/ integrated in a very rough ClanLib GUI for one game. Improvements to the interface and attractiveness, plus more games, should be coming shortly.

Source code (no binaries) available at:
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