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… Read More »Lingvo dictionaries with Stardict
Ubuntu newbies sometimes ask how to add certain program into startup or autostart. Actually it usually happens with ex-Windows users 😉 Answer: To make program start just after user logins Gnome, go to “System” menu, then choose “Preferences” and select “Sessions”: Then press button “Add”,… Read More »Autostart programs in Ubuntu
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… Read More »Make linux shell scripts encrypted
Few will deny that everybody who installs Fedora or other Linux distributions on a regular basis will realize one day that the installation can be done without user intervention. There is no doubts that it could at least save installer’s time. Let me describe how… Read More »Fully automated Fedora Linux installation manual (create custom installation cd)
It’s rather trivial task to make some changes into already burned installation or live CD. It may be performed to add some files to this CD or edit files on it. In any case it’s impossible to loop mount .iso file and then save it… Read More »How to create custom linux ISO image?
Ubuntu now works perfectly at my just bought Dell Inspiron 1501 laptop that has the following characteristics: AMD Turion 64 X2 1600 Mhz, 512 Mb RAM, 80 Gb HDD, Broadcom Wi-Fi adapter, 15.4” wide screen display… 32-bit Fiesty has been installed without any problems and… Read More »Ubuntu Feisty Fawn at Dell Inspiron 1501
Q: How can I open .daa in Ubuntu or other Linux distribution? A: DAA file is PowerISO Direct-Access-Archive and should be opened with PowerISO for Linux or AcetoneISO. In order to install PowerISO do the following: cd /usr/src wget http://poweriso.com/poweriso-1.3.tar.gz tar -xvzf poweriso-1.3.tar.gz It comes… Read More »FAQ: How to open files .daa in Ubuntu