Here‘s a quick explanation of how to do one of my inkscape tricks. Especially nice for beginners.
Plan 9 from Bell Labs was meant to be the successor of unix. Unfortunately, it is hard to make users replace something that is good enough by something better. It is free software. Plan 9 has a really nice text editor called acme. It has been ported to unix/X11 in Plan 9 from User Space, […]
Every once in a while there comes a situation where a file is too big for a CD, or you want to store a file larger than 2GB on a FAT partition, or you want to make a backup of data with UNIX-style permissions (almost a 100% necessity if backing up a $HOME folder with […]
Did you know that you don’t necessarily need flash to view YouTube videos? You don’t actually need to even visit YouTube to be able to watch a cool video that a friend gave you a link to. All you need is youtube-dl, a neat program written and actively maintained by Ricardo Garcia Gonzalez which allows […]
I’m currently trying out LFS again. I’m using BLAG (basically FC5) as the base, and I’m reminded once again at how slow doing things with source is. I hear people complain about how slow YUM is, but compared with using source AND using all the test kits it is extremely fast. In a few days […]