Install Firefox 3 in Debian Etch

If you downloaded fresh Firefox 3 installation e.g. from here and tried to install it in Debian Etch, you might notice that latest version of the popular browser requires GTK+ 2.10 while Etch contains only 2.8: We’re sorry, this application requires a version of the GTK+ library that is not installed on your computer. You have GTK+ 2.8.This application requires GTK+ 2.10 or newer.Please upgrade your GTK+ library if you […]

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Mount your Flickr account as regular Linux drive

Flickr is an extremely popular image/video hosting website, web services suite and an online community platform. It was one of the earliest Web 2.0 applications. In addition to being a popular Web site for users to share personal photographs, the service is widely used by bloggers as a photo repository. It hosts more than two billion images. Now it is possible to mount your Flickr account on Linux PC as […]

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ptunnel: send/receive TCP traffic via ICMP reliably

Yes, it can be useful sometimes. For example, you have access to Wi-Fi network but you’re not allowed to access Internet via TCP/UDP as these protocols are blocked. At the same time ICMP is opened and you can ping everything alive in Internet. So, to check your email just have ptunnel installed and work around the restrictions set by the Wi-Fi network sysadmin easily. Ptunnel is an application that allows […]

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KDE on Nokia Internet Tablet n800 and n770

The Nokia N800 Internet Tablet is a wireless Internet appliance from Nokia. The N800 was developed as the successor to the Nokia 770. It is designed for wireless Internet browsing and e-mail functions and includes software such as FM and Internet radio, an RSS news reader, image viewer and media players for selected types of media. TY: KDE and all it’s supporting programs have been compiled for the Internet Tablet, […]

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Web server oneliner with bash

It’s amazing but it’s possible to write little web server on bash shell script. Here is it’s source code: :;while [ $? -eq 0 ];do nc -vlp 8080 -c’(r=read;e=echo;$r a b c;z=$r;while [ ${#z} -gt 2 ];do $r z;done;f=`$e $b|sed ‘s/[^a-z0-9_.-]//gi’`;h=”HTTP/1.0″;o=”$h 200 OK\r\n”;c=”Content”;if [ -z $f ];then($e $o;ls|(while $r n;do if [ -f "$n" ]; then $e “`ls -gh $n`”;fi;done););elif [ -f $f ];then $e “$o$c-Type: `file -ib $f`\n$c-Length: `stat […]

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