An excellent tutorial on free commandline tools that help improve your writing. There’s more to it than spellchecking. (free IBM account required)
Ken Starks and Bob Moore are trying to raise money to put the GNU/Linux advertisement on one of the cars that will be participating in the biggest racing event on the planet, Indianapolis 500. The project is known as “Tux500” and is described as a “Community Powered Linux Marketing Program”. The motivation behind the project […]
Recently I came across the command Ctrl-R in the bash shell. It allows you to search and browse your bash history. For instance you ssh into your server every day, in between each ssh you do a bunch of other things, this makes in impractical to use the Up arrow key to go through your […]
While using Gtk+ based applications you can use the middle mouse button on the scrollbar to move directly to that point, instead of moving to the point a page at a time.
I guess we all remember Jurassic Park, and especially one feature of this movie: The “Unix-system” with that cool 3D file-browser. Well that file-browser was SGI’s 3D File System Navigator, which also helps us to know what that “Unix-system” really was, Irix. For everybody who also wants something like this on his box I’d suggest […]
With EnGarde Secure Linux Guardian Digital brings a Linux-distribution target at the use as a server which claims to be “secure by design”. Unlike most other distributions it contains SELinux by default which enhances Linux’s security-capabilities. The free Community Edition can be downloaded on engardelinux.org. You have to register before the download in order get […]
http://blog.mikeasoft.com/2006/11/24/playing-youtube-videos-without-flash/ I just saw this link on debian-user and thought it might interest some of you. This replaces the youtube default flash-based player with mplayerplug-in or VLC or something in IceWeasel or similar lizards with the Greasemonkey extension.
OTRS is an Open source Ticket Request System (also well known as trouble ticket system) with many features to manage customer telephone calls and e-mails. The system is built to allow your support, sales, pre-sales, billing, internal IT, helpdesk, etc. department to react quickly to inbound inquiries. Full Story
The second most popular web browser in the world, Firefox, is a beautiful, but heavy machine. Its biggest attraction are tabs, flexible bookmarks and RSS management, and extensions. However for people who are still using systems with no abundance of main memory it can be a pain intensively using Firefox throughout a day or longer. […]