Ubuntu – gnome panels hanging randomly after using “Connect to Server” (gvfs)??

For ages I put up with random hangs and where some or all of my panels would stop responding, and completely rebooting was the only solution (killall gnome-panels wouldn’t unfreeze things either; all the hung panels disappear, but then nothing comes back in their place)… I knew it had something to do with connecting to […]

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ruby gotcha: exec command

Surprisingly small amount of documentation on the net about this…. When using the exec command, don’t expect any of your ruby code after it to execute! This is because the command you run using exec replaces the currently executing script! Use the system command instead, or the “ trick

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