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KDE Plasma Activities – A change in workflow?

http://hanschen.org

In this post I’ll instead write about my personal vision of how I hope activities will change my workflow. It’s based on my own experience and what I’ve read about activities. Note that it doesn’t necessarily coincide with the vision of the Plasma team...

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KDE KRunner Position Trick

http://k3v.in

KDE users get a nifty little app called KRunner that allows them to run all sorts of actions on a number of different resources available to the current user. Actions vary in a number of ways, allowing users to do things like launch applications, open web pages, play music, open documents, search for files, and so on.

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8 More Bash Tips for Working Faster With the Shell

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This is the second article in this series, and brings eight additional tips for working faster with the shell. Here is the first article of the series, containing 10 tips.

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10 Bash Tips for Working Faster With the Shell

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Here are 10 Bash tips for making working a terminal faster and more productive.

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How To Expand Usable Storage Space In Ubuntu

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For partitions created on Logical Volume Manager (LVM) (Linux feature) at install time, they can be resized easily by concatenating extents onto them or truncating extents from them over multiple storage devices without major system reconfiguration.

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Collection of 18 Popular APT & DPKG Tips for Debian and Ubuntu

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

This is a guide containing the most popular and useful ways of using the APT and DPKG commands, and it applies to both Ubuntu and Debian (and their derivatives). I mentioned where super user privileges are required, the ones without a mention can be executed as normal user.

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How to remove files with special characters in Linux

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

To remove a file with dashes, slashes or other special characters, the easiest way is to access the file using its inode. To get the inode of a file, just do a ls -li. When you have that number, use find to delete the file using the following command.

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Top tips for a successful open source project

http://osswatch.jiscinvolve.org

Damien Katz, whose Apache CouchDB recently hit 1.0, provides some excellent tips on creating a successful open source project in his blog Getting your open source project to 1.0.

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How To Enable The Ctrl-Alt-Backspace Combo In KDE 4

http://blog.abhitux.com

The Ctrl+Alt+Backspace combo, which allowed killing the X server is now disabled by default in many major Linux distributions. Here's how to enable it in KDE.

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Ubuntu Tip: Turning PulseAudio On and Off

http://www.linuxplanet.com

PulseAudio was supposed to cure desktop audio in Linux. But for many Ubuntu users it has been a vexation. Carla Schroder shows us how to turn it on and off so that it runs when we want it to, not when it wants to.

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[Tip] PostgreSQL Tip of the Day - mass modification of sequences

http://blog.credativ.com

Someone posted a dilemma to the pgsql-sql list today that involved many if not all of his sequences getting out of sync with their respective "serial" columns. In other words, something like "SELECT max(id) FROM sometable" yields 42, but the sequence nextval for sometable.id is currently set to 36. This is obviously bad (for reasons left as an exercise for the reader).

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Old school Linux tips

http://www.ghacks.net

Some times you just have to pull some tricks out of the vault. These tips can be timeless, classic, or just retro. But generally speaking they still apply to users today. Naturally, since these are mostly old school tips, they are going to be command line tips.

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10 Git Tips and Tricks for Beginners

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Like many technologies, Git's shallow learning curve encourages adoption, yet it offers so many features and options that it can easily overwhelm beginners.

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Five tips for helping your users switch to Linux

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You can make the transition to Linux a smooth one, even for your least technical users. Here are some ways to anticipate their concerns and help them feel at home in their new environment.

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Another Ten One-Liners from CommandLineFu Explained

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Another week and another top ten one-liners from commandlinefu explained.

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