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Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr on MacBook Pro Retina 2013

First of all, there is NO need to have Ubuntu Desktop specific for Mac. I just successfully installed standard Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trust Tahr 64 bit downloaded from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop . Here are the steps that I went through (Optional) Install Mac … Continue reading

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Linux Command Test to New Hire @ Company :)

I was asked by my manager & team to compose a tiny test of Linux command line for new hire @ development. Share it here: ssh -X: what does “-X” mean? Answer: enable X-window forward over SSH on port 22 … Continue reading

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Install Ubuntu in Personal Way

One of my colleagues was impressed by the 3D desktop, driven by CompizConfig on my Ubuntu 10.04. He then asked me how to install one on his ThinkPad T43 machine. Giving the steps: Find a 2G USB key. Click Download … Continue reading

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What does the string @ site subject mean?

91d437f0fb56cfb5b64de81b60bd6738 -> $ echo “a man on linux” | openssl dgst or $ echo “a man on linux” | md5sum

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Nokia E71 Smartphone doesn’t need a cable

I’m using Linux as my primary desktop. And in the contrast, currently Nokia doesn’t supply application(s) to support Linux. I have to find a way to get rid of USB cable… The first application I need is SIC!FTP. With this … Continue reading

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Innovative Handwriting Font

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