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find command examples
· โ˜• 3 min read · โœ๏ธ Sathya
I’ve used find extensively and always wanted to writeup a nice post on this, but the linked post trumps my effort!ย Copy pasted from his blog, as the person’s allowed to do so. Also, as a general note - before using exec with the actual command, do preview it! ` —————————————————————————————— remove empty directories —————————————————————————————— find . -depth -type d -empty -exec rmdir ` —————————————————————————————— change various file attributes ——————————————————————————————

Mounting file system created by Wubi in other Linux distros
· โ˜• 1 min read · โœ๏ธ Sathya

I wasn’t aware of this tiny little thing ย - the filesystem in the ย file created by a Wubi install can be easily mounted as a loop device.


[How-to] Make nVidia settings persistent and retain the settings in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala
· โ˜• 2 min read · โœ๏ธ Bharath

Nvidia Proprietary Drivers need nvidia-settings to set screen resolution and change other settings. In previous versions of Ubuntu and in other distros to make them permanent (used in every session) you click the “Save to X configuration file”. From Karmic on there is no xorg.conf by default!

As a result, nvidia-settings is not able to save the settings and every time I logged in I hadย  to change the resolution (Phew!!!). Then Sathya helped me. He gave me aย link from Ubuntu Forums{#aptureLink_MZsWFB9Cv4}. Then I did the following to fix the problem: