Ubuntu Phone goes global – cheap and special, but do you really want one?

Ubuntu Phone! They’re a new thing this year, and they just got viral globally. It appears that the smartphones are finally set to launch everywhere, not just in Europe and China. The Spanish manufacturer BQ will start shipping the Aquarius E5 Ubuntu everywhere, and other manufacturers using the OS on their phones may soon follow. […]

Sample apt.sources file with

Remove the us. part if you arent on a US server. change the word precise to whatever your version of ubuntu is.    

 

dpkg-divert local redirection of bins in Ubuntu

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Remove all old installed but unused kernels

I just noticed I had 8 kernels installed on a machine. dont need but one…. so I rebooted to make sure I was using the newest, and removed all the old ones via these simple commands :   Ubuntu / Debian / dpkg / Apt:

Thats a one liner, so just copy paste the […]

secure copy ( SCP ) howto 102

Secure Copy (SCP) provides a secure and authenticated method for copying files between hosts. SCP relies on Secure Shell (SSH). Copy the file “somefile.txt” from a remote host to the local host

Copy the file “somefile.txt” from the local host to a remote host scp somefile.txt [email protected]:/some/remote/directory Copy the directory “somedir” from the local […]