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Installing MEGA Sync Client on Ubuntu

I really like MEGA. From the About us page: When we launched MEGA early 2013, global mass surveillance by rogue governments under the pretext of fighting terrorism was still a wild conjecture and its proponents were often touted as conspiracy theorists. From Wikipedia: Mega is a cloud storage and file hosting service produced by Mega Limited. The New Zealand-based website was launched on January 19, 2013, by Kim Dotcom.

What to do after installing Ubuntu 17.04

This guide serves as a reminder for me when I go to install Ubuntu again. I am not going to show how to install Ubuntu, that is available all over the net. What I will describe is what I did after install to get my workstation back up and running with what I need to do Python development. For me, a sub-average long-time software developer, Ubuntu is a great operating system.

USB Reset On Wake From Sleep

Despite a few major short-comings of my Lenovo laptop I still really love it. I am currently traveling a lot so the 3K monitor on a small form-factor and rugged SSD make it a good choice. The one thing lacking is good network support. It has no Ethernet port perhaps because it is too thin; which, is not such a big deal; but I’ve had lots of trouble with the WiFi card.

Lenovo Yoga Ultrabook SSD Tweaks

My Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro 13 is a wonderful machine and I want to take care of the solid state device a.k.a. “hard-drive”. Basically I want to reduce unnecessary writes, for example by configuring the tmp dir to reside in memory. System used: Grub | Linux | GNU | Debian | Ubuntu Ignore Access Time Use the noatime flag to tell the OS not to update the journal access time for files or directories.

What to do after installing Ubuntu 16.04

This guide serves as a reminder for me when I go to install Ubuntu again. I am not going to show how to install Ubuntu, that is available all over the net. What I will describe is what I did after install to get my workstation back up and running with what I need to do Python development. For me, a sub-average long-time software developer, Ubuntu is a great operating system.