Elementary OS

xkill

xkill is great for killing a process by pointing to it’s window

When Scratch Editor hangs because of previously opened files

You can open dconf-editor and go to: org -> pantheon -> scratch -> settings and change the value of “opened-files” field. There is list of files that scratch tries to open. And it probably that one of them has too big size. You have just to remove this file from list and relaunch scratch. (source: https://bugs.launchpad.net/scratch/+bug/1202886)

‘Alt-Tab’ alternatives(CMD+pijltjes toets naar beneden geeft een overzicht waarbij je wel met pijltjes toetsen kan wisselen)

install processing on elementaryOS(not success yet)

  • https://github.com/processing/processing/wiki/Supported%20Platforms

install java on elementaryos```

sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install python-software-properties sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer


# install ElementaryOS os MacbookPro* http://askubuntu.com/questions/462360/macbook-air-how-to-install-a-dual-bootable-ubuntu-14-04-lts

# right click on MacBook* https://www.reddit.com/r/elementaryos/comments/2x259t/i_cant_right_click/

# screen dpi  gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface scaling-factor 1

# replace 'Files' by nemohow to install nemo and more tips here: https://www.linux.com/learn/tutorials/836297-7-elementary-os-freya-tweaks-to-make-the-platform-even-better

no desktop window:
  gsettings set org.nemo.desktop show-desktop-icons false


# teamviewer[[http://linuxg.net/install-teamviewer-on-ubuntu/|this]] worked for me:

sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gdebi wget http://download.teamviewer.com/download/teamviewer_i386.deb sudo gdebi teamviewer_i386.deb


# terminal colorshttp://mayccoll.github.io/Gogh/

# aliasesedit/create `~/.bash_aliases` and add your alias like this `alias dir="ls -al"`

# keyboard mapping Ctrl/Cmd* System Settings > Keyboard > Options > [x] Control is mapped to Win keys (and the usual Ctrl keys)

# autostart apps`Settings > Applications > Startup`
and or run `gnome-session-properties`
see also folder: `~/.config/autostart`

globe4d@Globe4D-Leiden:~/Documents/of0093/apps/Globe4D/Globe4D/bin$ cd ~/.config/autostart globe4d@Globe4D-Leiden:~/.config/autostart$ ls custom-command1.desktop Globe4D.desktop globe4d@Globe4D-Leiden:~/.config/autostart$ cat Globe4D.desktop [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Exec=/home/globe4d/Documents/of0093/apps/Globe4D/Globe4D/bin/Globe4D Hidden=false NoDisplay=false X-GNOME-Autostart-enabled=true X-GNOME-Autostart-Delay=2 Name[en_US]=Globe4D Name=Globe4D Comment[en_US]= Comment= globe4d@Globe4D-Leiden:~/.config/autostart$ cat custom-command1.desktop [Desktop Entry] Name[en_US]=Globe4D Driver Comment[en_US]=/home/globe4d/Documents/of0093/apps/Globe4D/Globe4D-Driver/bin/Globe4D-Driver Exec=/home/globe4d/Documents/of0093/apps/Globe4D/Globe4D-Driver/bin/Globe4D-Driver Icon=application-default-icon X-GNOME-Autostart-enabled=true Type=Application Name=Globe4D Driver globe4d@Globe4D-Leiden:~/.config/autostart$ ```

startup delay* http://www.webupd8.org/2014/05/how-to-delay-startup-applications-in.html