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Useful Linux tips

Or how to start a background process, how not to have a window of process open along with th terminal from which the process was started…. 1. nohup means: Do not terminate this process even when the tty is cut … Continue reading

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LibreOffice tips

1. How to insert Times New Roman font : # wget http://www.my-guides.net/en/images/stories/fedora12/msttcore-fonts-2.0-3.noarch.rpm Install the package, and restart LibreOffice (best to reboot the whole machine). Link. 2. How to set up a different page setup from the certan page onwards (portrait … Continue reading

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XUbuntu tips and tricks

*Interface definition is in u /etc/network/interfaces, and in this form (for a fixed address) : auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.50.2 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 192.168.50.1 To have this change “stick”, you need to do a reboot of the … Continue reading

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Ubuntu tips part 1

So I have started with Ubuntu, just to see what it is like. And got stuck at the very beginning. So here are a few tips for working with Ubuntu, for newbies (which is me, also…), and if you do … Continue reading

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