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How to close Firefox from the Ubuntu command line

About five years ago I answered a question on Superuser.com — Can I close firefox browser tab or firefox browser from ubuntu terminal? My answer to this question was to use wmctrl, a CLI program to interact with an X Window Manager. For closing the browser gracefully, wmctrl should do…

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AGENTS of D.E.C.T.I.L.E: The Rotchford Incident

This is a mirror of the original announcement post on ludem dare game compo. It details a game I made in 72 hours during a game making competition. It is not playable at the moment because I took the servers down. My game is a mystery/paranormal/clue finding/deciphering game inspired by…

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Nagios snmp_get CRITICAL – Plugin timed out while executing system call

I started up a new Naemon (Nagios fork) server, and I came across this error while monitoring a Cisco switch. chris@machine:/usr/lib/nagios/plugins$ ./check_snmp -H 192.168.1.62 -C public -o sysUpTime.0 CRITICAL – Plugin timed out while executing system call I researched a bit, and found lots of unresolved forum and mailing list…

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DYMO 4XL on Ubuntu 14.04

Prerequisites sudo apt-get install build-essential libcups2-dev libcupsimage2-dev Set up CUPS driver Download the Linux toolkit from DYMO Extract tar xvf dymo-cups-drivers-1.4.0.tar.gz change to directory of extracted files cd dymo-cups-drivers-1.4.0.5/ configure the CUPS driver ./configure compile the driver make install the driver sudo make install Now you can go to http://127.0.0.1:631…

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