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add virtual memory for one-off task

Has it ever happened to you that you are lacking “just 4 more gigs of RAM” for running a memory-hungry process? You can add more swapspace without rebooting or changing volume size.

Mar 23, 2016   #linux  #workarounds  #memory 

hexdump of a file

To view a nice hex dump of some file use GNU od or hexdump utility.

Mar 22, 2016   #GNU  #cli  #unix  #linux 

selecting text using shift + numpad keys on Ubuntu

Have you ever wondered why Home/End keys on your keypad all of a sudden work really strange if you hold Shift?

Mar 21, 2016   #Ubuntu 14.04  #bash  #fix  #workaround