Surely you have witnessed this feature on a Linux system before: with a simple key combination the user is able to switch between multiple instances of the same desktop to reduce the clutter that you get when you open everything on just one desktop. That way, you can have your mail client open on one ... Read more
Usually you only have one browser profile that you use for everything - you have your passwords on it, save your tabs and bookmarks there and also pile up history and cookie data. If for some reason you want to divide some of this stuff between user profiles and use those with different command line ... Read more
With the rename function of Windows that is called with F2 you can rename great amounts of files simultaneously. This is done by selecting all files at once and pressing F2. You are then asked to rename one of the files, but the input will apply to all selected files - to distinguish between the ... Read more
If you need to have multiple commands in one line in MS Windows' VBScript, you can accomplish that by using the colon (:) operator. The following line of script will display two message-boxes after each other: Msgbox"Hello." : Msgbox"Hey!" You can leave as much space as you want between the commands and the colon.
To be able to copy and paste multiple entries with Control + C and Control + V there is an applet for the GNOME desktop panel called Glipper which is a clipboard manager and is available in the default Ubuntu repositories. If it does not show up in your list of applets after installation, restart ... Read more