GNU/Linux


This page presents the list of all published posts in alphabetical order about the category “Linux”, with the title (it’s a link to the post) and a short abstract.

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  • Bash: loop on files in folder
    This is a simple trick to process files inside a folder, when the * command fails because the argument list (the number of the files) is too long.

 

  • CLI markdown viewer
    A little post to advice to you a markdown viewer: Terminal Markdown Viewer, with a guide to install it on ArchLinux.

 

  • Compress pdf files via CLI
    If you have a pdf file too big or you just need to compress a pdf file, this is a simple article that explain how to do using Ghostscript via CLI.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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  • Enable/Disable Touch-Screen on Arch Linux
    Nowadays, many pcs have a touchscreen. This post is useful if you want to manage this type of device under a GNU/Linux OS, to enable and to disable it via command line.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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  • Print psswd protected pdf files
    Sometimes you might need to print psswd protected pdf files. Of course you cannot unencrypt the file, but ghostscript helps you in printing it.

 

 

 

  • Statusbar configuration of wmfs windows manager
    A useful guide that can help you for setting up the status bar for the Window Manager wmfs for your linux distro. All the bash commands used are well explained, and can be useful also for other purposes.

 

  • Skype: webcam not working
    This post explain how to preload the V4L library for use Skype webcam, that doesn’t support the new V4L2 library.

 

 

 
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  • Terminal: date command use
    How to use the date command. This post was written as support for the post “Statusbar configuration of wmfs windows manager”.

 
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  • USB controller on Virtualbox VM
    Enabling the USB controller on a Windows guest virtualized OS is not an easy task. Here you can read how to do that. However we are still looking for enabling the USB 3.0 controller because it still doesn’t work.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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