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Schedule Bittorrent downloader


Want to schedule torrent downloads to occur when you are not busy using the computer?
Or are you on an internet plan where you have separate peal and off-peak quotas and would like to do your downloading during the off-peak period?
A scheduled torrent downloading program might be what you are looking for.
Here’s a handy scrip to schedule your torrent downloads while you sleep.

Forward root mail to a user inbox

e-mail linux

Forward emails sent to the computer’s root account to a different username.

Pushing and Poping Working Directories


How to use pushd and popd for switching between working directories when working in a command line editor.

Debian apt-get packages kept back


Sometimes when using the apt-get command to upgrade, you may have packages that are being kept back.
use apt-get dist-upgrade instead.

Samba symbolic links do not work

If you are having problems accessing certain directories in your samba share, you might not have follow symbolic links enabled. Here’s a handy tip to show you how to do that.