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Linux FAQs and Tips

Can I connect to my computer via ssh?
Problems with renaming files to a different case
What is the purpose of the "ln" directory in home?
How can I access files in my home directory from off campus?
Updating your homepages.warwick.ac.uk site
Why aren't my permissions what I set in my home directory?
How do I encrypt with a gpg key on the new system?
My computer is sometimes booting twice and says “updating”.
Can no longer save files to the root of /local
Quickly reference or change to localhome
GNOME Shell Extensions - Change Gui Behaviour
Frippery panel favourites
Gnome SuperKey
MATLAB using a large amount of quota
What happened to the weather applet next to the clock?
Why does my desktop session preference not follow me from machine to machine?
Why isn't that file I put in the Wastebasket in the Wastebasket any more?
How do I make sound come out of my USB headset?
Why can't I hear any sound?
How can I add an application to the Favourites in the Applications menu?
How can I change which application a file opens with when I double click its icon in the Nautilus file manager?
How can I make the Nautilus file manager show files and folders whose with names beginning with . (dot)?
How do I change my wallpaper?
If I delete a file from the command line using the rm command does that go to the Wastebin?
How can I burn a CD or DVD?
I get a message saying "Firefox is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart your system."
I get a message saying "Thunderbird is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Thunderbird process, or restart your system."
How do I set my default printer?
Is there any Antivirus protection?
Why does lpq show no jobs in the queue when what's coming out of the printer indicates that there were several jobs ahead of mine in the queue?
Notes on Pine
Notes on Thunderbird
How can I delete my existing Thunderbird settings?
How can I open .docx files produced by Microsoft Word 2013?
Useful Keyboard Shortcuts and Tips
How can I force single sided printing with lpr?
How do I enable X forwarding over an ssh connection?