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Archive for November, 2008

“trash-cli” lets you move files to the trash from the command line (and shell scripts)

Friday, November 28th, 2008

I know hardcore Linuxers use rm for everything and think the trash on a computer is for babies who also like such poo-poo things like the mouse and GUIs. However, I’ve just deleted one too many files using rm from a shell script, especially since I like doing rm -rf on directories … confirming every […]

How to add a custom welcome message to your Xubuntu or Ubuntu login screen

Friday, November 28th, 2008

I like the graphical login screen on my laptop to display my e-mail address. In case I lose the laptop and an honest person finds it, they should at least have the possibility to return it. In the latest versions of Ubuntu or Xubuntu, you can change the welcome message via the settings menu for […]