FYI …

Up until the Lucid Lynx edition, Ubuntu used to be a mighty fine OS. 😉 And then … this happened. After following the instructions that applied to my situation, I was left with a console only system. Da Fuck ! Fortunately for me, I always keep a backup package list available. Now why this didn’t fully restored … Continue reading

How to configure gpg to enter passphrase only once per session ?

Reblogging : Because the following has made my life — at the console, and beyond — a lot easier. 😉 How to configure gpg to enter passphrase only once per session Install gpg-agent and pinentry program : sudo apt-get install gnupg-agent pinentry-curses Add the lines below to ~/.profile. Any POSIX-confirming shell should include this file. This little script will be activated … Continue reading

About: custom user directories.

Custom user directories. If there’s one thing I don’t like — while using nautilus for example,  then it’s overcrowded folders. I’m the type of person who prefers to have a neatly organized home folder, where the sub-folders relate to their parent, and if possible : Not hundreds of them. 😀 So why am I nitpicking here. 😉 Well, … Continue reading

How to install Linux Mint via USB — Part II.

How to install Linux Mint via USB — Part II.

 — Get it here. *smallish update* ↑ Yesterday I wondered what had happened to my screenshots, and scribbles I thought I had placed them on my /home/me drive, but apparently I forgot that ecryptfs works “ transparently. ” That is, when I’m logged into my box it overlays my regular home, with a ‘ secretive ’ one. 😀 Anyway, there … Continue reading