Exclude Packages from being Installed and Upgraded in Debian/Ubuntu

Package - http://www.sxc.hu/photo/918252

Package managers make life on Linux a whole lot easier. Instead of managing bits of software by yourself and sorting out the inevitable dependency hell, where one package depends upon another and that depends upon yet another and so on, you can have a clever bit of software do all the work.

Debian, Ubuntu and other derivatives use the .deb package format and Aptitude (Apt for short) as the package ...

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Video Tutorial - Getting Started with GNU Screen

Peter Upfold takes a look at GNU Screen and gives a tutorial on how to use its multi-session capabilities, as well as renaming your sessions and using detaching and re-attaching.

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Write Unicode characters with a Compose key

Caps Lock key

I think we all can agree: Caps Lock is a useless key, and should be removed from keyboard models. Until that time comes, there is still a use you can assign to the massive spacetaker above Shift. It might renew your faith in typing.

Say you are working on a document that has a lot of trademark symbols. In many cases, you could just press Ctrl+Shift+U and then ...

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