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Midnight Commander: go to parent directory with Backspace

Total Commander has a nice feature: if you press Backspace, it steps back to the parent directory. How to have this shortcut in Midnight Commander? 148 more words

The Open Source Latest News of September 6, 2014

The Open Source Latest News over the past week

Dear readers, today we offer you a selection of the latest news in the field of Open Source over the past week: Released LeoFS v1.1.2, File manager Midnight Commander 4.8.13 is available, Wine 1.7.26 is now available, Gentoo Linux announced the availability of a new LiveDVD, and Tribler 6.3 – the decentralized and anonymous BitTorrent client saw the ligh.

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Environment variable, bashrc and inputrc in Midnight Commander subshell

I noticed mc doesn’t have ~/.local/bin, which I have set it in my normal shell.

According to manpage:

If you are using bash you can specify startup commands for the subshell in your…

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mc - midnight commander - create directory hotlist

The hotlist file resides inside of ~/.config/mc/hotlist

ENTRY "alias" URL "sh://root@"
ENTRY "alias2" URL "sh://root@"

access the hotlist with CTRL + \


Introduction into Linux gaming – part 4: Troubleshooting

Sometimes it may happen you can not start game even if you are doing everything fine and there is no error message showing up, steam’s verify game cache option reports all file as correct, what to do in this kind of situation? 266 more words