ZIM: text editor with wiki concepts

As it comes from project’s site Zim is a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) text editor written in Gtk2-Perl that brings wiki concepts to your desktop (every page is saved in wiki format). Nice hint is that pages can contain links to other pages (to create file it’s enough to link to non-existent one). Pages are ordered in a hierarchical structure that helps you to keep track […]

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Utorrent in Ubuntu with Firefox support

1. Install Wine: To get latest version add Wine’s repositories to your source list: sudo wget http://wine.budgetdedicated.com/apt/sources.list.d/feisty.list -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/winehq.list Add the repository key: wget -q http://wine.budgetdedicated.com/apt/387EE263.gpg -O- | sudo apt-key add – Update apt-get: sudo apt-get update Install Wine: sudo apt-get install wine 2. Download utorrent: sudo wget http://download.utorrent.com/1.7.2/utorrent.exe -O ~/.utorrent To launch utorrent use the command: wine ~/.utorrent To get Firefox to automatically open utorrent when clicking on torrent […]

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Lingvo dictionaries with Stardict

I think that the best open source off-line dictionary is Stardict. It’s absolutely free, it’s very user friendly and, of course, it supports a huge amount of dictionaries which allow to translate words and phrases into many directions. Few will deny that there is no better Russian-English and English-Russian dictionary than Lingvo, but shame on it’s developers — it’s for Window$ only. This problem can be solved rather simply by […]

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