Just came across smart ubuntu online radio client — radiotray. As it comes from its name radiotray sits in Ubuntu’s system tray and just plays online radio (see the screenshot taken on my Ubuntu Lucid Lynx). You can of course stop playing or select different… Read More »radiotray: online radio player for Ubuntu
If you use Ubuntu (or other Linux distribution) and you wish to download some video from youtube.com into .flv file you can try using youtube-dl command line utility. It just downloads videos without any online applications, converters or etc. Type the following command in terminal… Read More »youtube-dl: download youtube videos in Ubuntu using command line
Sh*t happens. There is no more applications to manage my 6th generation iPod Classic 160 GB under Linux/Ubuntu. I have to install Windows as the second operating system along with newly installed Ubuntu Lucid Lynx (it rocks but this is for another post) to run… Read More »Install Windows after Ubuntu Lucid Lynx
Update: as far as cryptoloop is vulnerable and is not maintained I don’t recommend using below approach for creating encrypted for for those of you who require strong security. Use truecrypt to create encrypted filesystem within a file instead. Today it came to my mind… Read More »16 GB encrypted candy file
I hope many of you will agree that sometimes it’s really good idea to have some small amount of RAM mounted as a filesystem. It may be necessary when running some bash or perl script that handles, say, thousands of small files so it’s much… Read More »Fastest way to create ramdisk in Ubuntu/Linux
Centos 5.5 official repository is rather outdated for today so the latest Ruby available there is 1.8.6. If you need a newer version e.g. 1.8.7 you should install if from sources: 0. Install prerequisites: sudo yum install gcc zlib zlib-devel 1. Download the latest version… Read More »Install Ruby 1.8.7 from sources in Centos 5.5
In order to use install man pages for various commands in Solaris it is necessary to get two packages: SUNWman and SUNWdoc. You can check if they are already installed using commands ‘pkginfo SUNWdoc’ and ‘pkginfo SUNWman’, or just try ‘man man‘. If they are… Read More »FAQ: How to install manual pages in Solaris?
Today Google has announced operating system Google Chromium OS. It still not ready to end users as is under deep development but now everyone can see its concepts, benefits and nature. Astonishing news as for me. There were a lot of rumors about Google OS… Read More »Google Chromium OS!
This could be an outstanding news by its significance. The next version of Ubuntu (Lucid Lynx or Ubuntu 10.04) won’t include GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) by default due to its user interface that is too complex… What a #@^*? Actually complex UI is not… Read More »GIMP to be removed from Ubuntu?
This post is dedicated to quality html editors for Linux and Ubuntu operating system in particular. You may think that nowadays nobody uses offline editors as there are so many content management systems (CMS) like Drupal (my favourite one), WordPress, Joomla etc. which contain embedded… Read More »Top 3 Linux HTML editors