Category Archives: Ubuntu

Saving Space in Rsnapshot Archives with Hardlinks

The hardlink package is quite handy on Linux systems. It appears to do a nice job saving disk space in my local rsnapshot archives (25 GB reported as “saved” after today’s run on a week of daily snapshots). The stress … Continue reading

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Awesome WM in Ubuntu 12.04

I’ve been using awesome and other tiling window managers for a while now. I find it more comfortable when programs are using as much screen space as possible, and I like organizing my open windows in “workspaces” instead of having … Continue reading

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sudo hints and ~/.hushlogin in debian or ubuntu

My work laptop runs Ubuntu Linux. After using Ubuntu for more than a month now, I can definitely agree that it is a really nice Linux distribution. Most of the things I have to do as part of my every-day … Continue reading

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Full Circle, Issue #30

Το περιοδικό Full Circle, το οποίο ασχολείται κυρίως με την οικογένεια διανομών Ubuntu, ανακοίνωσε το τεύχος #30: Με ενδιαφέροντα άρθρα, όπως την ιστορία μιας συνταξιούχου κυρίας η οποία όχι μόνο έμαθε να χρησιμοποιεί το Ubuntu Linux αλλά το διαδίδει πλέον … Continue reading

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