Monday, June 11, 2007

7 Habits For Effective Text Editing

Bram Moolenaar talks about effective ways of text editing.

Friday, June 08, 2007

Ubuntu full circle magazine issue 1.


Install Ubuntu Feisty Fawn, step by step

  • Linux Directory Structure
  • MythTV Intro
  • Scribus (desktop publishing) Part I
  • Add/Remove Software
  • Review: GRAMPS geneaology software
  • Interview: Deluge BitTorrent Client developer
  • News, “Top 5″, Letters, Desktops, and much moreDownload here

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

An alternative way to notify, in kopete

  1. First install X onscreen display: sudo apt-get install xosd-bin
  2. From kopete menu goto Settings>Configure Notifications
  3. Select "A contact has come online"
  4. Click "Advanced" button
  5. Deselect "show message in pop up"
  6. Select "Execute a program"
  7. Paste the following:

echo %s | sed -r 's/<qt><i>(.+)<\/i>(.+)<\/qt>/\1 \2/g' | osd_cat -f -*-arial-*-r-*-*-15-*-*-*-*-*-*-* -p bottom -A right -c yellow -s1

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

eyeOS 1.0

eyeOS is an open source web Desktop Environment.