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KB3185330 Windows 7 Update failing

October 2016 security monthly quality rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 If KB3185330  is failing to install and keeps getting rolled back, chances are your machine is dual-booting Linux and uses GRUB as a bootloader. … Continue reading

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SSL Proxy :: Add-ons for Firefox

SSL Proxy :: Add-ons for Firefox. This allows you to configure an http proxy (eg squid using https_port) that you connect to via https. Obviously ongoing http requests from the proxy will still be in plain text.

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Radio Tray

Radio Tray is an online radio streaming player that runs on a Linux system tray. Its goal is to have the minimum interface possible, making it very straightforward to use.Radio Tray is not a full featured music player, there are … Continue reading

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ssh-keyscan

ssh-keyscan is a utility for gathering the public ssh host keys of a number of hosts.  It was designed to aid in building and verifying ssh_known_hosts files.  ssh-keyscan provides a minimal interface suitable for use by shell and perl scripts. … Continue reading

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Keep Your Browser Profiles In tmpfs (RAM) For Reduced Disk Writes And Increased Performance With Profile Sync Daemon ~ Web Upd8: Ubuntu / Linux blog

Profile Sync Daemon is a tool to move the web browser profile to RAM, using tmpfs, which has the advantage of reducing disk writes (useful for SSDs, some would say), increased speed and responsiveness. via Keep Your Browser Profiles In … Continue reading

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Meet Synapse – the super fast new GNOME Do replacement | OMG! Ubuntu!

Meet Synapse – the super fast new GNOME Do replacement | OMG! Ubuntu!. For some reason, gnome-do sometimes won’t start automatically, that and the fact it was written in mono, I’m giving synapse a go… Don’t worry about adding the … Continue reading

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AltSQL

AltSQL. AltSQL is a way to improve your user experience with mysql, sqlite3, psql and other tools that Perl has DBI drivers for. Currently written for MySQL only, the long term goal of this project is to provide users of … Continue reading

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SmoothWheel :: Add-ons for Firefox

SmoothWheel :: Add-ons for Firefox. Take precise control of scrollwheel behaviour – I find the default not sensitive enough and am bored with editing about:config.

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Extract a tar file and change user ownership

gtar -x -f gpg.tar -v –owner=newuser

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Viewing .doc & .docx in mutt

First, install doc2txt & antiword. Secondly, add application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document; cat %s|/usr/local/bin/docx2txt.pl; copiousoutput application/msword ; antiword %s ; copiousoutput to ~/.mailcap Now ‘v’ to view the word attachment should work

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