7 posts tagged with "linux"

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Setting up colourised svn diffs

27 June, 2019 - 90 words
This is mundane, but something I will no doubt forget, and so for my own posterity: The svn diff is monochrome by default. Let’s install colordiff and change that. sudo apt-get install colordiff vi ~/.subversion/config In the [helpers]

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Forgotten predictions

03 July, 2011 - 17 words
September 2008: I look forward to the first Linux build which runs Chrome as its window manager.

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Sending files to Ubuntu Intrepid over bluetooth

23 March, 2009 - 262 words
Out of the box you cannot send files over bluetooth to a computer running the latest stable version of Ubuntu, Intrepid Ibex, 8.10. This is a bit of a problem for me since my main camera is my trusty Nokia N95. What you can do is send files to your phone, and browse its filesystem, just not receive. As you can imagine, there are some

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The point of distraction

24 January, 2008 - 175 words
It turns out that I hate having the mouse cursor visible in my working window. I didn’t really know about this until I used a colleague’s dual-monitor machine. He has set the window focus to follow the pointer and I consistently selected the window I wanted to type in and one whoosh of the mouse later was happily typing code into Firefox. It turns out that this doesn’t really work 🙂 ...

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