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Get your Desktop Icons BACK on Ubuntu 19.04 with Nemo

Gnome disabled OOTB support for managing Desktop icons, and is now handled via a gnome shell extension that is missing many features and not quite usable. The best solution I found so far was to install nemo (file manager on … Continue reading

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Securely delete files/folders in Ubuntu

In brief, you should NEVER trust your HDD before handing it over to someone else! The solution to this would be either wipe the whole HDD or at least wipe the files/folders that you need to keep out of reach. … Continue reading

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Two Simple Methods to Move/Rename Oracle DB Data Files

First Method (must be done as sysdba): 1. First, shut down the database: “shutdown immediate;” 2. Rename and/or move data files to new destination using OS commands (e.g. mv for linux) 3. Startup DB in mount mode: “startup mount;” 4. … Continue reading

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Solution to Virtualbox Shared Folders “request not supported” error when accessing/copying files on Windows Guests

Just disable the “Offline Files” Open Windows Explorer -> Tools -> Folder Options -> Offline Files Remove the tick from “Enable Offline Files” There you go! Source: http://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=27062&p=188821#p188821

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