tags → linux

  • Try xkcdpass

    Try xkcdpass

    Jul 30, 2019

    Tools · linux · security ·

    tl;dr: Use xkcdpass to generate more secure passwords, like “correcthorsebatterystaple”.

  • Cinnamon Screenshot Shortcuts

    Cinnamon Screenshot Shortcuts

    Jan 1, 2017

    Tools · linux · cinnamon ·

    TL;DR: Cinnamon screenshot and recording shortcuts are in Settings -> Hardware -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts -> System.

  • My Ubuntu Setup

    Sep 17, 2014

    Tools · linux ·

    I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a partition of my laptop today. This is not a novelty. What is unusual is the fact that today I decided to track what I installed before I felt like I had a “Minimum Viable Linux.” Turns out there was quite a bit.

  • VMWare installed

    Nov 27, 2007

    Blogspot · linux · rebol · vmware · windows ·

    Okay, now I feel good. I’ve got VMWare installed with Windows XP as the guest OS. That means Office and who knows how many other apps are readily accessible for me. REBOL, for starters. It’s supposed to be cross-platform, but REBOL is happiest by far under Windows.

  • xcb_xlib_unlock issues - Java on Fedora

    Nov 26, 2007

    Blogspot · linux · java ·

    I decided to install the Sun JDK on my new Fedora install today. Tried downloading the JDK/NetBeans self-installing bundle. It didn’t work. I got an error in xcb_xlib:xcb_xlib_unlock - something about a failed assertion. While running the installer. Drat.