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Posted 08-20-2012 at 08:44 AM by leosubhadeep

There was a period of around 12 years, I used Windows-based system, even a HTC handheld with Windows installed. I thought, and perhaps think even now, that Microsoft treats you as a teenager and act like a 'big bro' which is good when your primary business is not with devices. Linux, on the other hand, gives you more credit than Windows do. The main reason of my being with Windows platform was I focused on productivity, keeping aside my self customized environment.

Nowadays I work
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Improve nano and make it work with shortcuts used in windows

Posted 08-14-2012 at 04:15 PM by deskt0plinux
Updated 08-14-2012 at 04:19 PM by deskt0plinux (added note about keybinding working only for 2.x)

I use these lines in a file .nanorc in my home directory - eg:
/home/deskt0plinux/.nanorc
Code:
set autoindent
set boldtext
set brackets ""')>]}"
set const
set historylog
set matchbrackets "(<[{)>]}"
set mouse
set multibuffer
set regexp
set smarthome
set smooth
set suspend
set tabsize 4
set wordbounds
set softwrap

bind ^S writeout main
...
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How do I learn?

Posted 09-06-2011 at 04:11 AM by m3rl1n

In my last (b)log I mentioned how fast my family adapted from Windows to Linux, and how time consuming it is to catch-up on Linux command-line jargon, GUI stuff, gizmo's, distro's and what is there not....

I finally discovered a nice website and educational program that will gradually teach me Linux. Nostalgia creeps upon me for what I have read so far. I am talking about Ian Shields LPI exam preperations: Junior Level Linux Administration, found at: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/li...101/index.html...
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7 reasons why Ubuntu is so successful

Posted 07-06-2011 at 04:01 AM by dEnDrOn

1) A good start: Ubuntu started with a strong background. It wasn’t “yet another” distribution, it was a distribution that had a vision and enough people and money behind it to support that vision.

2) Easy and straightforward installation: From the text-based installer of the first few versions, to the point&click installer of today, ubuntu always had a very straightforward and simple installation. Every step of the installer was explained in a short, yet clear manner that made...
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get rid of GNOME 3 recent items ......

Posted 07-02-2011 at 03:37 AM by dEnDrOn

when u press windows key and search for anything.......some recently used items too pop up and they may sometime really risk the privacy.....
all you have to do is just delete this file--->
Code:
.local/share/recently-used.xbel
and then restarting computer(or ALT+F2+r+ENTER) removes recent items but they are again visiible......to help you again
could have been much simpler...
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