Archive for 'Linux'
When I was installing Ubuntu Utopic 64-bit (14.10) inside VirtualBox, I was getting a messed up screen when booting from the ISO. At first, I thought I would have to update VirtualBox to get support for the new version of Ubuntu and I wasn’t ready to do that upgrade yet. After I finally got time […]
I have been using Synaptic to see the versions of packages at different repositories. I really want to do it from the command-line. I finally googled for it and found the following article: How to tell from what Ubuntu or Debian repository a package comes? Here is an example: $ apt-cache policy mono-sil mono-sil: Installed: […]
I didn’t realize that GEdit in Linux could have external tools. Here is an article about formatting XML and JSON in GEdit. http://www.connorgarvey.com/blog/?p=264
I like to do things with the keyboard when possible. I would rather not have to move my hand over to the mouse. In Windows 7, I had gotten used to using some new keyboard shortcuts. I also like having multiple monitors (three monitors is the best!). I got use to hitting WIN-SHIFT-LEFT ARROW (or […]