Sync completely two ubuntu machinesview story

http://askubuntu.com – Is there any software to sync files-folders and software between two pc.For example if I install program 'A' to my desktop I want to be installed to my laptop as well if I have synchronized these two.I want the same with my files and folders.If I change something to my desktop I want the changes to effect my laptop too(I exclude Ubuntu One as a solution). Thanks for your time and patience! (HowTos)

Comparing directories in Emacsview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I am experimenting with ediff-directories, but I am not sure I am using it correctly. I read in the documentation that, once I supply two directories to ediff-directories, if I press == Emacs compares them recursively. However, if I press == I only get folders with = signs (meaning that the two folders have identical contents) on the level where I run the command. (HowTos)

How To: Fix Samsung Galaxy Nexus MTP File Transfer for Ubuntu GNU/Linux 11.10view story

http://www.humans-enabled.com – So I've been so lucky as to have gotten my hands on a spankin' new Samsung Galaxy Nexus phone with Android Linux "Ice Cream Sandwich" version from Verizon!I have to tell you, I am thoroughly enjoying this phone! I'm loving it! (HowTos)

How to add an item to desktop right-click menu?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I'm trying to add an item to the nautilus context menu that would launch gnome-tweak-tool. Using Nautilus Actions Config Tool I've managed to add the item, however I want it to appear only when I right-click on the desktop, not in all folders. Could anyone please help me? (HowTos)

General internet slow on Ubuntu 11.10 if running standalone but not inside VMview story

http://askubuntu.com – I got a new machine for work and was already using Ubuntu before that with a chain loader setup to load Windows 7 on another disk. My employer likes that cause he can just rip out the ubuntu disk and no trace is left of it. My most recent problem is that he wanted to limit the reboots from Windows to Ubuntu so he asked me to setup myself as a VMWare VM. (HowTos)

How to Migrate From Windows to Linuxview story

http://linux.bihlman.com – By Mario Pesce Introduction When a few years ago I decided to move from Windows to Linux (I created on my machine separate partitions for Linux and booted from Lilo or Grub either into Windows or into Linux, according to job requirements. I normally used my laptop PC during the day in a company that had a Windows based LAN and therefore I normally had to boot in Windows during the day whereas I wo (General)

KDE Commit-Digest for 27th November 2011view story

http://dot.kde.org – In this week's KDE Commit-Digest Andrew Lake writes about the Bangarang project and recent improvements. As usual there is also a list of updates: Kdelibs change that improves storage of passwords in a webdav share Folders panel fixes in Dolphin Calligra sees updated support for DOCX and PPT and many bugfixes read more (Software)

Social bookmarking is a method for Internet users to organize, store, manage and search for bookmarks of resources online.view story

http://linuxlandit.blogspot.com – Social bookmarking is a method for Internet users to organize, store, manage and search for bookmarks of resources online. Unlike file sharing, the resources themselves aren't shared, merely bookmarks that reference them. Descriptions may be added to these bookmarks in the form of metadata, so users may understand the content of the resource without first needing to download it for themselves. (HowTos)

Globbing with brackets and variables in zshview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I wrote the following snippet to delete several subdirectories selectively from a common ancestor. It doesn't work, but I can't tell why. for x in *; do rm -r "$x/foo/bar/{a*,b,c,d,g*}"; done I get "no such file or directory" errors when I run it, even though I know that the folders exist. (HowTos)

Unable to add new munin node to existing munin masterview story

http://serverfault.com – I'm trying to add a node to an existing munin master (which I didn't setup but which seems to be working fine as it shows graphs for 8 existing nodes) and I'm having some troubles. (HowTos)