Archive for the 'Linux' Category

Dont trust facebook to keep you photos safe

Friday, July 1st, 2011

If you upload photos to facebook, perhaps you should make sure you have a backup of them.

In a post in my RSS feed today, there was a problem with digikams plugin that uploaded pictures to facebook. (more…)

svn frontend for kubuntu

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

I mostly uses svn from the command line, but sometimes its nice to se a graphical view of a svn tree so I installed kdesvn today.

This is a nice GUI frontend to SVN.

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EVE Incursion and Wine and pulseaudio

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

Last week has been – lets say – full of work. So after a long sleep in, in the morning, I decided to start up my old friend EVE. And I remembered that the on Tuesday the 21:th it is time for Incarna. So I read a bit about it on the forums and it seems that I needed to patch wine. But to be sure I started EVE on Sisi and downloaded the patch and tested.

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iphone in a linux world

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

So for some time ago, well its now almost 4 month ago, I decided to take the jump and start using IOS on a iphone 4. My old trusty palm tungsten was getting on the old side and it was time for something new. SO this series I start here will be a not of how to get it working on Linux and then the top applications I found necessary for me and my work. (more…)

Installing google earth in kubuntu 10.10

Friday, June 10th, 2011

Yesterday I was going to look at google earth to check a thing, and found out that I had not installed it since i moved up to the new version of kubuntu.

So I went into the system and did a apt-get install googleearth. That did not work. Did some extra checks and found that I did not have it in the repositories.

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kopete and videochat

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

I was chatting with a friend on yahoo yesterday and we started to talk about vidochat. Kopete should support it. So I tried to get it working.

But it failed. So I spend some time with mister google.

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Installed umplayer

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Most of the time I have been using mplayer or the gnome version of it.

Today i found a nice new player, also based on mplayer, but it seems to have some nice features. Its called UMPlayer.

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Fist victim in Skype/Microsoft take over

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Well there has been a lot of discussion about Microsoft take over of Skype. Will it end the Linux part of skype, and wjat will it do for the Open Source world that isn’t running windows.

Well in the rss feed today was a story about Skype for Asterisk. I have not used it myself but I did know it was there, and it was a nice feature that we have discussed to include in our pbx, but not come around to do it.

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TermKit – new terminal windows?

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Found this in my RSS reader today.

TermKit is a re-think of the storied Unix terminal, where human views, input and data pipes are separated. Output viewers render any kind of data usefully. It may not be a new idea, but it’s certainly a new take on it.”

A wounderfull new take on the old terminalwindow – perhapes



Turn off higligting search result in vi/vim

Friday, May 20th, 2011

As a old Unix/Linux programmer I spend a lot of time in vi. Or vim nowadays. And i like the way it highlights search result.

But when I have done what I need with the search i what it to go away.

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