Useful Ubuntu Stuff

24 May 2010
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This post is a dumping ground for useful Ubuntu bits and pieces that aren’t worth a full post on their own.

Useful Packages

Useful Commands

dpkg -r <_package>_remove a package

dpkg --purge <_package> _remove all traces of a package

more at What to do when apt-get fails

Stop the screen from going off when the laptop is shut

Run gconf-editor

Go to  apps–>gnome-power-manager–>buttons ,  set lid_ac and/or lid_battery to “nothing”