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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. I had completely forgotten about answering that question until today when I was…

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I’m switching from OSX to Ubuntu, and I’d like to be able to play my favorite game. Playonlinux has an install script for League of Legends, but it hasn’t been maintained in awhile, and there are some show stopping bugs. Here is how I got League of Legends to run on Ubuntu 14.04 in September…

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Loading fog/os/ubuntu/12.04/i386/linux…………..[…] Loading fog/os/ubuntu/12.04/i386/initrd.gz………..[…]….ready. This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot – please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU. I keep coming across this issue on my eeePC. I’ve solved it more than once, but I never make note of how I solve it. The issue…

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Just putting my notes here. Prereqs: cgminer openCL scrypt git Get openCL sudo apt-get -y install opencl-headers Move to temporary directory and get cgminer cd ~/tmp git clone https://github.com/ckolivas/cgminer enter cgminer directory and run autogen cd cgminer ./autogen.sh configure with scrypt enabled ./configure –enable-script compile! make  

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I had this error on nagios for the longest time. “NRPE: Command ‘check_disk_root’ not defined” This problem server, called derp is running NRPE under xinetd. Today I solved the issue! Big thanks to this answer on stackoverflow. In this answer by Jim Black, Jim says, “Be sure you killed off all the old daemons, including…

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