Ever opened a file vim but didn’t notice it was read-only until you try to save? Don’t exit and run sudo in front of the same command again. Try this instead.
If you have two or more monitors, whenever you first open your terminals, you may find yourself opening more than one and rearranging their placement. Over time you may notice you’re performing the same repetitive task of relocating each window to it’s rightful place. It only takes a minute or two to create panel icons for opening each window using geometry settings defining width, height, and upper left hand coordinates for future placement. If you keep your panel icons in order, whenever you want to open a new one, you’ll know exactly which button to press.
nstallation is easy. Just put the .vim file in ~/.vim/after/ftplugin/ and put the dictionary file somewhere else. Then add two lines to your .vimrc and that’s it. Just hit tab and it will give you a drop down menu allowing you to auto-complete if your cursor is sitting just after a keyword.
Finally, a 64-bit flash player plugin from Adobe. And it’s simple to install too… Go to your browser’s plugin directory, delete the libflashplayer.so or the link to it, then copy in the libflashplayer.so from the tarball you just downloaded.
Here’s how to make GDM stop showing *every* user account at login screen by default. I don’t know why they released gdm with the broken gdmsetup and showing all accounts in the window by default.
Win32 namespaces for accessing devices instead of file systems and for disabling string parsing can be helpful but not all APIs support their use.
After October rolls by, this shouldn’t be a problem as the updates to 10.04 LTS will fix the acpi problem. However, if you need Ubuntu to run on a twitchy laptop that crashed during bootup or fails to install at all, the Maverick Ubuntu Meerkat 10.10 beta is out now.