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    (Original post by alexsheppard11)
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/london/8685486.stm
    :lolwut:

    2 staircases, sweeping back roof, platform on the back...
    that must mean, it can hold around 10 people?!
    It lost me at the word "beautiful".
    I mean...it's a bus?

    Edit: oh god it gets worse - "...green heart beating beneath its stylish, swooshing exterior"
    Get a grip man :facepalm:
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    It's just a new shape bus. People are odd.
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    2nd exam in just over an hour.

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    (Original post by alexsheppard11)
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/london/8685486.stm
    :lolwut:

    2 staircases, sweeping back roof, platform on the back...
    that must mean, it can hold around 10 people?!
    They do look rather nice, though I think the money could be spent on the Underground instead. Boris Johnson is such a WUM though.
    "I expect to eventually have hundreds of these on London's roads, and for cities around the globe to be beside themselves with envy for our stunning red emblem of 21st Century London."
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    (Original post by ish90an)
    They do look rather nice, though I think the money could be spent on the Underground instead. Boris Johnson is such a WUM though.
    wumwumm...wumwumwummmm.....wwwrr rRRRUUUMMMMM!!!


    Sorry, couldn't resist.
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    First post of the day. :hi:

    Does anyone know the function of ls -la, I don't understand what the man page is telling me.
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    (Original post by spikeymike)
    First post of the day. :hi:

    Does anyone know the function of ls -la, I don't understand what the man page is telling me.
    "ls" lists the directory contents, so files etc., and the parameters "l" and "a" means it uses the long-listing format (shows more information) and does not ignore files beginning with ".", respectively.
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    (Original post by secretmessages)
    "ls" lists the directory contents, so files etc., and the parameters "l" and "a" means it uses the long-listing format (shows more information) and does not ignore files beginning with ".", respectively.
    Oh is that what it meant... :ta:
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    oh mike, something you quoted me on in tech soc 19hours ago, has been removed.
    what was it?:teeth:
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    Know what I hate? Videos that you can't skip through - you actually have to watch the whole thing through in sequence, waiting for the whole thing to buffer instead of just watching the good bits
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    (Original post by secretmessages)
    Know what I hate? Videos that you can't skip through - you actually have to watch the whole thing through in sequence, waiting for the whole thing to buffer instead of just watching the good bits
    :rofl:

    Rage comic?
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    (Original post by secretmessages)
    Know what I hate? Videos that you can't skip through - you actually have to watch the whole thing through in sequence, waiting for the whole thing to buffer instead of just watching the good bits
    Let it buffer in the background and do something else?
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    Wish I had VirtualBox installed...

    Guise... if i wanted to to change old.txt to new.txt - would it just be 'rename old.txt new.txt' ?

    Rename: man page
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    (Original post by secretmessages)
    Know what I hate? Videos that you can't skip through - you actually have to watch the whole thing through in sequence, waiting for the whole thing to buffer instead of just watching the good bits
    You'd be surprised how hard it is to implement that for Flash video. :holmes:

    (Original post by spikeymike)
    Wish I had VirtualBox installed...

    Guise... if i wanted to to change old.txt to new.txt - would it just be 'rename old.txt new.txt' ?

    Rename: man page
    $ mv foo.txt bar.txt always works for me. WRT VirtualBox, why don't you just install one? Actually, why not just SSH into a random Linux box if that's what you need?
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    (Original post by Dez)
    $ mv foo.txt bar.txt always works for me. WRT VirtualBox, why don't you just install one? Actually, why not just SSH into a random Linux box if that's what you need?
    :holmes: Will look into mv... :ta:

    I like to be able to work in Ubuntu and in Windows. :erm: I dual booted at first, but I couldn't get my wireless to work.

    What's SSH? Random linux box?
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    SSH is basically where you log into a command-line shell remotely. Using a Windows utility like PuTTY, you can access the Linux command line of another computer rather easily.
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    (Original post by spikeymike)
    :holmes: Will look into mv... :ta:

    I like to be able to work in Ubuntu and in Windows. :erm: I dual booted at first, but I couldn't get my wireless to work.

    What's SSH? Random linux box?
    Protip: Use "cygwin" to get a bash shell in Windows, so you can practice or whatever you want in Windows, but as if you were actually in Unix :sexface:
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    Exams and 3rd year done. A whole month of doing nothing to look forward to :yep:
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    (Original post by ish90an)
    Exams and 3rd year done. A whole month of doing nothing to look forward to :yep:
    :five:

    Once my exams are done... (last one on Friday), I'm going to format my laptop. :p:
 
 
 
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