Google phone (GPhone) rumors

LinuxDevices.org: “Google’s first mobile phone will run a Linux operating system on a Texas Instruments “Edge” chipset, and will likely ship to T-Mobile and Orange customers in the Spring of 2008, according to unconfirmed reports. “GPhone” call minutes and text messages reportedly will be funded by mobile advertising… News of the so-called “GPhone” or “G-Phone” broke quietly about two weeks ago in the island nation of Singapore, where Jennifer Tan […]

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Google calendar and Linux Evolution sync

As we know Evolution is a default mail client program of Gnome Desktop manager. Here is a good article about how to sync Google Calendar with Evolution one.

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Keep ssh session saved (Unix “screen” utility)

Unix screen utility is very useful when you’re managing remote unix server by means of ssh. This utility allows to save session opened and come back to it after being disconnected… Let me describe the certain situation: you’ve started dump/restore backup operation for full filesystem mirroring to another hard drive remotely by ssh. It works fine and more than 50% is completed but after power outage or your internet supplier […]

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Mobile phone contacts, calendar and messages online backup

I’m using different mobile phones and it’s very important for me to keep my contact list as well as calendar entries backed up and to be sure that all this data can be restored in case I’ve lost my phone or it’s broken or so… As it usually seems annoying for me to get phone connected to PC via usb cable, bluetooth or etc. I’m using FREE online backup service […]

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Make linux shell scripts encrypted

One day it came to my mind that bash scripts I was developing for a long time (approximately 5000 lines) should be encrypted in order not to be viewed by everyone… Thanks to heaven there is utility written by Francisco Javier Rosales García SHC that allows to create a stripped binary executable version of the script. This utility is included into many Linux distributions’ repositories (I’ve used it in Ubuntu […]

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