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Add the following line to “~/.wine/user.reg”:

[Software\\Wine\\X11 Driver] 1210627404 “ClientSideWithRender”=“N”

GUI Front End for Samba

Useful e.g. if you are using XFCE instead of GNOME:


How to install XFCE (GNOME replacement for Ubuntu)

Slow display with Ubuntu on IBM Thinkpad T41

Enable graphics acceleration mode by adding the following line to /etc/X11/xorg.conf in section “Device”:

Option “AccelMethod” “XAA”

Install Tool to check power consuption and tune

sudo apt-get install powertop

Run: sudo powertop

Run GConf Configuration Editor

gksudo gconf-editor

Move directory to another disk

Remove Old Kernels in Ubuntu

Dropbox install & autostart

Mount Boxcryptor drive

Interactive: Cryptkeeper Command Line: http://obensonne.bitbucket.org/blog/20100130-encfs-keyring.html dafür Password in Gnome-Keyring speichern: http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/GNOME_Schl%C3%BCsselbund

Save SSH Passwords in Keyring

Mount SMB shares and hide password

iPad Charge (like Asus UI)

Getting Midnight Commander (mc) to list files in zip archives

The solution is simple: edit the file /usr/share/mc/extfs/uzip search for the following line:

my $op_has_zipinfo = 0; and change it to my $op_has_zipinfo = 1; And that's it. You might need to restart Midnight Commander, but browsing zip archives should be working now.