Posts Tagged ‘kubuntu

04 Jul, 2019

Software I use

Posted by: admin In: hints & tips|linux, open source & software

I found a list of software applications I recommended in 2007 and thought it would be fun to look at the list and see what I’d recommend now, in 2019, instead. Of course we call them apps now …

gvfsd-metadata seems to be hogging a lot of CPU time … why? What is gvfsd-metadata ps to the rescue? $ ps aux | grep gvfs pandfi    2315  0.0  0.0 192348   104 ?        Sl   Feb10   0:00 /usr/lib/gvfs/gvfsd pandfi    5205  0.0  0.0 285952  2304 ?        Sl   Feb10   0:00 /usr/lib/gvfs/gvfs-udisks2-volume-monitor pandfi    5210  0.0  0.0 281496   620 ?        Sl   […]

Have I found the Sang Real of wifi adapters for my Linux box? It looks like it! Plug and play wifi for Ubuntu It just works. My ISP offered an updated router and the old one was only just holding it together and giving us some pretty poor speeds. The problem really was the RJ11 […]

Quick install tip for Steam’s beta linux client on Ubuntu/Kubuntu AMD64 system. Installing Steam client Download linux installer Linux installer is available at http://repo.steampowered.com/steam/; which gives me the steam_latest.deb (on 21 December 2012). Install package and dependencies So I run (bold commands are those entered, you shouldn’t need the first bit if you’re on a […]

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Thunderbird interaction log Record HTTP, IMAP and SMTP connection details Simple one-liner (well 3 in 1) to enable logging for Mozilla Thunderbird on Linux (I’m using Kubuntu 12.10 Quantal at the moment): export NSPR_LOG_MODULES=timestamp,imap:5,smtp:5,nsHttp:5,nsHostResolver:5; export NSPR_LOG_FILE=~/tmp/imap$(date +%s).log; thunderbird

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20 Nov, 2012

Install MSTTcorefonts in Kubuntu 12.10

Posted by: admin In: Uncategorized

Having problems getting the msttcorefonts / ttf-mscorefonts-installer 3.4ubuntu3 package to complete the installation of the MS Corefonts? Try installing pdns-recursor! Worked for me.

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