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If you are constantly tweaking your setup the way I do, the login sound will drive you crazy after a short while. Of course, if you are constantly tweaking your setup, it’s very unlikely that you are reading this article because you already know how to do this.

Disable the Login Sound on Ubuntu


I dislike the system beep on any computer, anywhere, anytime. Here’s how to turn it off in Ubuntu.

Disable the System Beep on Ubuntu Edgy


In the Linux operating system, all filesystems are contained within one directory hierarchy. The root directory is the top level directory, and all its subdirectories make up the directory hierarchy. This differs to other operating systems such as MS-Windows which applies a separate hierarchy for each device and partition.

Linux or ubuntu Directory structure


I recently posted about the power of Vim and we also learned about some of Vim’s Sweet Moves. Today I wanted to talk about a few more advanced actions within Vim that can make your life easier. What are they? Find and Replace.

Something that we’ve all had to do at one time or another is use find and replace within a document. This is really easy within Vim.

Find and Replace with Vim : Ubuntu


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