I was moving around 200+GB data from one WD external drive to another. Although the drives were connected to USB3 port the process was taking time. And I felt asleep and shutdown the system. Next day I connect hard drive and I see Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 13: $MFTMirr does not match […]
Category Archives: Linux
How to create custom keyboard shortcuts in Gnome3?
I upgraded my Debian Squeeze installation to Debian Wheezy. I did a fresh install and had almost everything up and running within hour. But Gnome3 is a pain to a new user. I had to spend hours to understand it and then I realised I can use Gnome Fallback Mode to minimise the “cultural shock”. […]
How to remove blank lines from text files or php files or js files or…
By running this command… egrep –include=*.php -lRZ “^$” ./ | xargs -0 -l sed -i -e ‘/^$/d’ Just two parts to it, search for all *.php files and use sed to replace new lines with nothing. That’s all.
Debian – The best Linux distro
When one of my friend introduced me to Ubuntu Linux I was impressed by its user friendliness. Till that day I had used Red Hat Linux, Fedora and Knoppix. They were not cut out for an average PC user. In my opinion a geek using Linux doesn’t make Linux popular. Its an average PC user […]
PyGTK Hello World or: How I learned to write my first GUI application on Ubuntu?
There are so many things I like about Ubuntu and I can write in extent about all those. My focus is in this post is Python. Python is easy to learn. So easy that one can write GUI apps in just 2 minutes. The title for the post has also indicated this(and is somewhat similar […]