Category Archives: Linux

[GTD] Astrid – excelent tool for Getting Things Done methodology

 Getting Things Done is a time management methodology, which I’ve started using several weeks ago. The basic idea of the methodology is to get every idea/task/etc out of head and store it in external storage ­čÖé For me it really … Continue reading

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[Ubuntu] Ubuntu 10.04 upgrade Nautilus, gnome-volume-control and Thunderbird issues

1. If you like having close, maximize and minimize buttons on the right in Nautlius, type : gconftool-2 -s /apps/metacity/general/button_layout -t string "menu:minimize,maximize,close"gconftool-2 -s /apps/metacity/general/button_layout -t string "menu:minimize,maximize,close" in your console. 2. If your new Mozilla Thunderbird 3.0 doesn’t read … Continue reading

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[Linux] Stallman kontra de Icaza

Richard Stallman zaatakowa┼é Miguela de Icaz─Ö twierdz─ůc, ┼╝e jest zdrajc─ů ┼Ťrodowiska wolnego oprogramowania: De Icaza odpowiedzia┼é na to: I want to say that God loves all creatures. From the formidable elephant to the tiniest ant. And that includes … Continue reading

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[Ubuntu, Freebsd] How to mount Freebsd 7.2 partition under Ubuntu 9.04

1. Be sure you have following options checked in your Ubuntu kernel: File systems -> Miscellaneous filesystems -> UFS file system support (read only) (UFS_FS) File systems -> Partition Types -> PC BIOS (MSDOS partition tables) support (MSDOS_PARTITION) -> BSD … Continue reading

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[Bash,Linux] Very fast disk shredding/data erasure script

Before I have setted up my encrypted partitions I had to fill them with random sequention of data. I’ve noticed that dd if=/dev/urandom of=DEVICE is very slow. It has 3-4 MB/second on my computer. I wanted to make it faster. … Continue reading

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