Creating Aliases with .bashrc

Creating Aliases with .bashrc

Using Kubuntu 13.10 x64 and OS X 10.9. Want to be able to launch several commands at once or at least shorten some already esiting commands? We can do that by creating aliases. I like to use nano, but any text editor will do. [OPTIONAL] Install nano### Ubuntu sudo apt-get install nano OS X installs nano with Xcode. Here we're editing .bashrc with nano, but keep in mind it won't be pre-installed on all systems. Edit .bashrc or .bash_profile### Ubuntu. Edit/create .bashrc. nano .bashrc OS X. Edit/create .bash_profile. nano .bashrc Go to the bottom…

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LibreOffice SpellCheck Not Working

LibreOffice SpellCheck Not Working

Kubuntu 13.10 x64. I've found that LibreOffice often claims to be spellchecking, but comes up empty for Canadian, British and Australian English. That's usually because no spellchecker is actually installed. Install one of these for your language. hunspell aspell myspell Here's how to install Canadian English in *Ubuntu. sudo apt-get install hunspell-en-ca Close/reopen LibreOffice and that's it! :D…

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Setting Up Ghost on OpenShift using Ubuntu

Setting Up Ghost on OpenShift using Ubuntu

DEPRECATED - Red Hat has retired OpenShift v2### The silver plan, paid by use, has been replaced with a $50/month pro tier. Now I'm using Heroku, whose paid plans start at $7 US/month. Using Kubuntu 13.10 x64, revised for Ubuntu 14.04. Insert your own values for `**CAPITALS**`. ###Initial Setup### Sign up with OpenShift.com Setup Ruby and Git by cmd, for Ubuntu/Kubuntu 14.04. sudo apt-get install ruby-full git-core Setup Ruby and Git by cmd, for Ubuntu/Kubuntu 13.10 and earlier. sudo apt-get install ruby-full rubygems git-core Verify Ruby and Git have installed properly.…

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Disable Stupid Blue Glow in KDE

Disable Stupid Blue Glow in KDE

I can't stand KDE's default blue glow. Here's how to disable it. I'm using Oxygen for window decorations, but the procedure should be the same for everything else. System: Kubuntu 13.10 x64, KDE: 4.11.2 Start/K Logo > System Settings Workstation Appearance, under Workstation Appearance and Behaviour Window Decorations > Configure Decoration The decoration in use is highlighted Shadows (tab) Active Window Glow (uncheck) OK and close out of any remaining windows And here is the same window without the glow! {<2>}…

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