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Where does 'Spider Extensible Death' (SpiderXDeath) get the name spider; what is it?

Well I know those twins James and Jessica pretty well when we where growing up young punks in Hornsby the place that added S for Stalin too Hornby, 2077 in Sydney NSW and James get the nickname Spider from a Milkshake Spider for not a particular reason apart from that is what he would always order; endlessly; couldn’t spare an order of toast or a burger just a Spider.


Linux: Returning to Windows

This post continues this earlier post.

It is with great regret that I abandon the Linux ship. I have returned to Windows following a week or so of piling issues faced by my ThinkPad E460, from the graphics processor to the SD card slot and the power management. 332 more words


How to solve Google Chrome Flickering on Ubuntu 16.04

Just do the following two steps:

  1. sudo nano /usr/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop

  2. Scroll down to the “Exec” line
  3. Add two additional parameters, so that it looks like this:
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Ubuntu Kernel Live Patching

You can now apply kernel patches on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS without re-booting by using the Canonical Live Patching service.

You need to be aware of the following, if you want to use this service in production. 183 more words


Way to Change text colour of icon on Desktop|Ubuntu 12.04 desk

If you are jaded with text color of your icons on desktop, then you just need to make few changes. Here are steps:

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How to check hard disk health on Linux using smartmontools

If there is something that you never want to happen on your Linux system, that is having hard drives die on you without any warning. … 1,461 more words


How to install and use vnstat (Network Traffic Monitor) in linux

vnStat is a console-based network traffic monitor for Linux and BSD that keeps a log of network traffic for the selected interface(s). It uses the network interface statistics provided by the kernel as information source. 474 more words