I am running a virtualized Windows 8 installation on VMware Worlstation in Ubuntu 12.10 and this can be confusing since the window manager uses the same key as my Windows machine to open the launcher. Therefore I use to disable the super key in Ubuntu so that only my Windows machine responds to the key. [...]
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This is just a short note on how you can mount a UDF ISO-file in a Ubuntu console window. # sudo mount -t udf,iso13346 -o loop ISO-filename.iso mountpoint Remember to create the mountpoint folder before you try to mount the ISO file.
This is a short one liner bash script to delete files in a file. The script also handles filenames with space in them. # while read file; do rm “$file”; done < filename.txt To generate a filename.txt file by searching for a specific pattern you can use the following command # find / -type f [...]
This is my short script to rotate and rename image files accoring to date captured based on their EXIF info. You need jhead and exiv2 to run this. These two programs are also available in Windows and only require you to make small changes to work there as well. #!/bin/bash -x echo Rotating JPEG file(s) [...]
This post describes short how to use rsnapshot as a remote filesystem snapshot utility, based on rsync that I use as my personal backup tool. I have started using rsnapshot after using rsync and rdiff-backup and lost files because of file corruption. rsnapshot is a great backup utility because it hardlinks files if they already [...]