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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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[Ubuntu] Packages auto-purging script

Here is my script for auto-purging of removed packages (the script deletes remaining configuration files of package) in Ubuntu: #!/bin/sh for i in `dpkg -l | grep ^rc | cut -f 3 -d ‘ ‘` do dpkg -P $i; done#!/bin/sh … Continue reading

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[Ubuntu] Nice Amarok-like music Player

I’ve used Amarok for a long time. Unfortunately, interface of Amarok 2 has  been remarkably changed.  I like “old” Amarok’s interface so I’ve found Exaile – Amarok like music player for Gnome written in Python.

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[Linux] How to execute SQL query on Firefox history

1. If you don’t know anything about SQLite, please read: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SQLite 2. Install sqlitebrowser: sudo apt-get install sqlitebrowsersudo apt-get install sqlitebrowser 3. Run sqlitebrowser 4. Open file: /home/your username/.mozilla/firefox/your profile/places.sqlite It’s a SQLite database where firefox stores information about history. … Continue reading

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[Ubuntu] High frequency of load/unload cycles after suspend to RAM

There is a known problem in Ubuntu connected with high frequency of load/unload cycles on hard disk. Here are useful links: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DanielHahler/Bug59695 http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=3675960&postcount=26 http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=5031046&postcount=3 I used approach from Ubuntu forums and Load_Cycle_Count stopped increasing. Unfortunately, everytime when I woke up … Continue reading

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