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Positional Parameters in the Bash Shell

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The positions of variables in a Bash Shell script may be used by the script as a reference. These built-in parameters are useful methods for building scripts.

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Created by aweber 3 years 29 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 29 weeks ago
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Digg-ing Deeper for Linux News and Links

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Apparently there’s some sort of conspiracy keeping Linux-related links off the front page of the popular link-sharing site Digg.com — or at least that’s what a recent Computerworld editorial would have you believe.

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How to get rid of annoyances of Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope – A compilation of fixes

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Latest release of Ubuntu 9.04 codenamed Jaunty Jackalope has few annoyances for experienced users such as Indicator applet, No default Compiz/desktop effects for some Intel based motherboards, Update manager nagging continuously for updates, cant restart X server by Ctrl+Alt+Backspace key combination etc. This article will enlist the fixes or workarounds for these annoyances.

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Created by enli 5 years 8 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 8 weeks ago
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Ventures in upgrading (k)Ubuntu: Fix DVD Playback and Locale Issues in (k)Ubuntu 8.04

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We have been using kUbuntu for about 3 years now and have always been slow to upgrade to newer versions, fearing the impending bug, broken configuration with hardware, or grub issues. So when 8.04 rolled out, having been using a 'fairly' stable 7.10, we were quite hesitant to change.

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Created by xiao_haozi 5 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 42 weeks ago
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How to Reset Ubuntu/Gnome Settings to Defaults without Re-installing

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As a new user, there comes a time (or there will come a time) when you are playing around with Ubuntu/Gnome, trying different themes, different engines, different window managers, etc, and all of a sudden you run into a problem that you can’t seem to find a way to fix it.

You keep thinking, "I wish I could just reset it back to its defaults, like a clean install, without losing all my applications and data."

Well, you’re in luck. There is a way to reset your Desktop settings back to their defaults.

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Created by Leonivek 6 years 29 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 29 weeks ago
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