Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
A GUIDE TO SHIFT FROM WINDOWS TO LINUX EASILY, AND A LIST OF PROGRAMS YOU SHOULD NOT MISS.
This is a simple python script to create a transient desktop background with custom images and time interval in Ubuntu Karmic.
If your old games, like UT, Quake2, or Rune, won't start or don't have sound due to the error "can't find /dev/dsp" on your modern Linux systems, it's because they were made when OSS (Open Sound System) was the preferred sound system in Linux.
If you would like to cleanup regularly your System, we presenting the following Steps on openSUSE!
When you are laying out a new design for a web site, the last thing you generally want to do is create a ton of images for the layout. You might make a rounded corner or shadowed text in Photoshop, but that is wasted time if the client doesn’t like it or the website doesn’t turn out as expected.
I made a simple (should be) tutorial from creating of a project until releasing it on SourceForge.net
I made some tutorials how to use the Qt Creator and how to begin with Qt. Also a example how to convert binary numbers into decimal and back.
Ubuntu’s release cycle is 6 months. Though this seems to be aggressive cycle, it is not enough for someone who depends on bleeding edge kernel which may support some new hardware or damn smart feature. In this scenario you need to wait till next release of ubuntu, if you are not comfortable in downloading the vanilla kernel...
The latest Awn 0.3.2 has seen a few applets been removed, one of them being the good old AWN main menu. This is a quick guide to run it in the new 0.3.2
First, GRUB was erased. After fixing it, XP did not boot from GRUB owing to ‘ERROR 12′. Lastly, How I could fix both, rather discovered work-around for some part. I am a newbie yet and see if I've done justice to the solution.
When you start your Linux system, at boot time, the process may get terminated and you might come across with the following error message:
“Can't Locate Module ”
After this error message, the system does not boot and none of your data can be accessed from it.
"md5sum is a computer program that calculates and verifies 128-bit MD5hashes, as described in RFC 1321. The MD5 hash (or checksum) functions as a compact digital fingerprint of a file." ~Wikipedia
In simple words, if you download a Linux Distro and the md5sum result matches the one provided by the web site, your file has practically been downloaded OK.
So, how do we do this md5sum?
I have made several linux cheat sheets to speed up the learning process of some tools.
Recently I decided to put them on my blog.
Here is a link to all the cheat sheets on my blog:
cheat sheets at catonmat (my blog)
If i had to name one thing that i sincerely hate about openSUSE, it'd have to be YaST's package manager with its zypper backend, so, as you may have guessed from the title, i use Smart instead, and i don't think i'm the only one here.
I've been writing a Ruby computer programming textbook (the going is slow). Along with the book will be a series of instructional videos on CD showing video computer screen clips with audio narration.