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Pet Peeve – Thumbs.db

Having moved from Windows XP to GNU/Linux, the trail of Thumbs.db files left behind in my home directory is really annoying. It reminds me of Windows and the files aren’t hidden on a unix filesystem. Here is a command I used to rid myself of this reminder (posted here mostly […]

Introducing people to new software

If ease of use was the only valid criterion, people would stick to tricycles and never try bicycles. – Doug Englebart (best known for inventing the computer mouse) This is one of the reasons I continually try to educate friends and family members about computers. When I introduce them to […]