How to find list of available shells by command-line? Example: How to check which shell you are using? How to check which is the default shell for you? $SHELL gives you the default shell. $0 gives you the current shell. Terminal command for listing available shells. Example: Reference: http://askubuntu.com/questions/590899/how-to-check-which-shell-am-i-using http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/140286/how-to-find-list-of-available-shells-by-command-line http://askubuntu.com/questions/625601/terminal-command-for-listing-available-shells Disclaimer: As with everything […]
~ $ sudo apt-get update E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock – open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/ Absolute Solution: This should be used as last resort. If you use this carelessly you can end up with a broken system. Please try the other solutions before doing this. You can […]
To add read and write permissions for the owner and group on folder, open terminal and type: Add the -R option to recursively change the permissions of the folder and all files and sub-folders: Example: When you’re inside the folder, remove “folder name” and replace it with . If you want to have all of […]
Problem: Desktop theme and icons turned to 98ish look? Desktop background isn’t working and turned to black? Switching themes, icons, colors, cursors from Menu>Preference>System Settings isn’t reflecting the changes? Possible Sources of the problem: Using Dual Monitor? Recently updated graphics driver? Hybrid graphics, likely Intel with Nvidia? Recently set Nvidia as default graphics driver using […]
Create a file named .hidden in the directory where you want to hide the files.
List all the file names you want hide in the newly created file .hidden using a text editor. Just the file names, not the path with it.
Save the file.
Refresh/restart Nemo file browser.
.url files are Internet Explorer shortcut created on Windows desktops. Linux counterparts are .desktop files. No idea about Mac, yet. The solution below is suitable for you if double-clicking the .url opens in Firefox serves your purpose. I’m hardcore fan of Firefox despite its annoying and degrading performance each day. .URL Windows shortcut file looks […]