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Ubuntu recovery mode mounting read only filesytem

I recently made some changes to my /etc/X11/xorg.conf file which backfired and Ubuntu (12.10 in this case) would crash while loading the operating system.

It should be simple enough to undo the last change you made to a …

How to stop Spotify on linux skipping

Spotify is a great application that lets you listen to any music they have (there’s an incredible amount on there) with the odd, almost unnoticable, advert thrown in to pay for the service. It works on windows or …

Temporarily disable touchpad while typing

In linux if you have a laptop with a trackpad just below the keyboard sometimes you can be typing away and then suddenly you touch the trackpad/touchpad and find your cursor appears elsewhere so you have to stop typing …