Archive for the 'Linux' Category

Activating Full Mode on the Asus Eee PC

Merry Christmas! Today I received an addition to my geek arsenal: an Asus Eee PC.

Eee In Easy Mode
The Eee’s default interface: Easy Mode.

They really are telling the truth in their slogan; it is indeed “Easy to Learn, Work, and Play.” But if you’re like me and require that default-looking desktop environment to satisfy your needs, probably want to activate the Eee’s Full Mode.

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Patching Files in Linux / Unix

This post applies to any Linux, Unix, or Mac-terminal users.

A patch file is one of the best methods to do what you think it would do—patch things. This short guide will teach you how to create patch files, and apply them to your files.
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Unix Tip – Shortening The Abbreviations

Even for us fast typists, our hands start to complain after a few hours or more of banging on our keyboards. Sometimes the best thing to do is what is really the only apparent chance of survival—shorten all these abbreviations even more.Please note, this guide is intended to be used by Linux and Unix users. Yes, Mac users… if you can believe it, Mac is all Unix on the inside.

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gEdit Template Plugin :: Basic Templates

Eckhard Jäger released a plugin for gEdit last Monday which allowed you to create your own templates, and then create files from those templates. I really liked the idea of this plugin, so I’m going to help it out a bit. Here is a quick archive of a few useful templates for web developers.

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Installing A Wireless Driver With NDISWrapper

This short tutorial will guide you through the installation of NDISWrapper, and how to set it up to work with your specific wireless adapter.

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Firefox 3 Beta Release (Candidate)

Firefox 3 Beta 1 has now been officially released. You can download the beta here, in a lot of different languages. You can still view some screenshots below if you would like.

A new article has just sprung up on Digg, giving a few links to an early release of Firefox 3 Beta. It’s really actually a release candidate, so that Digg article isn’t completely valid. But anyway, I’ll give a rundown of the new Firefox, and the main new features I can see after 2 or 3 minutes of playing with it…

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Linux Virtualization Project: OpenSUSE

Yay! Part 1 of the Linux Virtualization Project. By the way, I’ve switched from Microsoft Virtual PC to VMWare. Because I said so. Continue reading ‘Linux Virtualization Project: OpenSUSE’