Update 2015-03-15: As Antiplex mentioned in the comments, the resources are slighlty out of date. An update is pending
I use my laptop (Lenovo Z370, with Ubuntu 11.10) a lot in the college. Unfortunatly there aren’t enough plugs in the wall for all students and I’m not willing to bring a plug board with me every time. So my approach to the problem was to improve the energy consumption of my laptop. I already had an energy plan with display dimming after two minutes and deactivate bluetooth by default (I don’t have any bluetooth gadget, so why bother).
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Woe unto me! Earlier this day I debugged a korn shell script and were not able to find the culprit. With debugging mode
I was able to identify, that one of my variables were actualy not recognized as such. After a little bit of tearing my hair out I finaly found the little scallywag:
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Just for the guys who keep forgetting about the simplest commands in korn shell (like me…)
Anyone who is used to firefox under windows (and probably mac) is also used to the backspace key. under windows, firefox will go one page backwards if you hit backspace.
Under Linux if you hit backspace, there happens… nothing. Which is disgusting.
I found a website (german) which describes how to change the behavior:
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