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Get remote X Windows working in Ubuntu Karmic

One thing that troubled me moving to Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala: my remote X applications stopped working with the error X11 connection rejected because of wrong authentication

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Emacs Power: remote servers and shell commands

Emacs file and directory browsing Emacs has Dired, a great method for browsing directories; especially in combination with ido-mode, I prefer it to Windows Explorer, OS X Finder, Gnome Nautilus, or anything else I’ve used over the decades to browse

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How I became a programmer (thank you, Captain Kirk)

With JJ Abrams rocking our worlds with new Star Trek energy, I thought I would give thanks to the Trek franchise for helping me find my vocational path.

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One-button website publishing using WordPress-mu

I’m kinda loving on WordPress MU. One of my recent projects required building web sites that pulled from a shared database. WordPress MU allowed me to create a one-button website builder for my client. WordPress MU calls them blogs, but

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