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Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Meter

A centimeter? If any centimeters come crawling into this room, I'll step on 'em!

Sally, Peanuts

Before explaining why you should learn to love the metric system, we should give the traditional measurement systems a fair hearing. They do have a…

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This is what I had to do to get Cairo Composite Manager working to get expose-like behavior for normal Gnome.

Sergey Davidoff has a working version in his ppa. Follow directions here.

Because I have no idea what I'm doing, this advice should be taken with a grain of salt. I make no claims that follo…

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This is what I had to do to compile xbindkeys-1.8.5 on Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwahl).

The xbindkeys-1.8.3 available in the current ubuntu repositories crashes after pressing 7 listened for keys.

Because I have no idea what I'm doing, this advice should be taken with a grain of salt. I make no claims…

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Death, then, being the way and condition of life, we cannot love to live if we cannot bear to die.

William Penn

I just realized that even if cryonics made sense and was 100% effective. I have 0 faith in 20 generations of people to be even slightly responsible.

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Hey, as long as he's got eight fingers and eight toes, he's fine by me.

Homer Simpson

I've seen ways to count to 6, 10, 15, and even 31 on one hand.

I've found the most natural method to be one that counts to 20 taught to me by my friend Romie. Instead of counting fingers or memorizing hand positi…

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