make terminator the default console

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.default-applications.terminal exec terminator

no-ip Ubuntu 14.04

sudo apt-get install noip2 could not found the package in a repository. So, to install noip2 you have to:
sudo -i
cd /usr/local/src/
wget http://www.noip.com/client/linux/noip-duc-linux.tar.gz
tar xf noip-duc-linux.tar.gz
cd noip-2.1.9-1/
make install
rm /usr/local/src/noip-duc-linux.tar.gz

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normal scroll bars for gnome windows

Disable overlay scroll:
gsettings set com.canonical.desktop.interface scrollbar-mode normal

Return to default:
gsettings reset com.canonical.desktop.interface scrollbar-mode

right side for gnome windows buttons

move buttons on the right side of a window:
gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences button-layout ':minimize,maximize,close'

return to default:
gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences button-layout ':minimize,maximize,close'

source: http://askubuntu.com/

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) has released

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) has released

HandBrake in Ubuntu 13.10

so far there is no release for 13.10 so I use release HandBrake for 13.04. First to add repository:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:stebbins/handbrake-releases

and change in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/stebbins-handbrake-releases-saucy.list “saucy” to “raring” like that:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/stebbins/handbrake-releases/ubuntu raring main
then standard installation:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install handbrake-gtk

source: HandBrake the open source video transcoder
source: HandBrake Releases PPA
source: How do I download and install Handbrake?

Alt+Shift keyboard layout in Ubuntu 13.10

For 64bit works only under Unity. So switch to Unity set Alt+Shift_L and return back to gnome Fallback or Cinnamon. For 32bit works as a charm.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:attente/modifier-only-input-switch
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo reboot

source: How to use Alt+Shift combo to switch keyboard layout

install Terminator gnome

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome-terminator
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install terminator

terminator

gnome terminator 0.97


source: Terminator the robot future of terminals

create file of a given size

Windows
fsutil file createnew 2M.file 2097152

Linux
dd if=/dev/zero of=2M.file bs=2M count=1

W32Time Parameters NtpServer

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\W32Time\Parameters\NtpServer
The registry key NtpServer is a space-delimited list of ntp servers what you a going to use as source of correct time.

time.windows.com pool.ntp.org
And they could have an optional flags:
,0×01 SpecialInterval
,0×02 UseAsFallbackOnly
,0×04 SymmatricActive
,0×08 Client

time.windows.com,0x02 pool.ntp.org,0x01

source: The official blog site for the Windows Time Service
source: Windows Time Service Tools and Settings
source: Настраиваем NTP

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