Many X apps these days require a system tray. GNOME and KDE have system tray applets enabled in their panels by default. WindowMaker doesn't have a panel. It supports DockApps, which are, of course, much cooler. :-P
By Rowan Rodrik, 5 years ago, on April 08, 2009, at 22:04 |
When you have a raw disk image file, you may need to increase its size at some point. With dd, you can do this:
By halfgaar, 5 years ago, on April 03, 2009, at 10:04 |
mencoder, motion jpeg, xvid, canon a430
By halfgaar, 5 years ago, on March 31, 2009, at 19:03 |
During the ten years of my love-hate relationship with X-Windows, I've often tried and enjoyed using full-fledged desktop environment (starting with KDE and later sometimes GNOME too), but, given time, I always gravitate back to WindowMaker.
By Rowan Rodrik, 5 years ago, on March 30, 2009, at 13:03 |
Another one of those I-wish-I-had-blogged-about-this moments: I wanted to bulk-edit some pages in my Dutch Hardwood Wiki and I knew I had previously done some scripting using a FUSE filesystem for MediaWiki. However, I didn't remember the name of the filesystem I had used before. Searching for "mediawiki fuse" didn't help in any way.
By Rowan Rodrik, 5 years ago, on March 27, 2009, at 14:03 |
I wanted to convert an Flash Video (flv) file from YouTube to MP3. The first tip I found essentially streamed the original file into a different file:
By Rowan Rodrik, 5 years ago, on March 10, 2009, at 21:03 |
I have been wanting to protect a certain page on my Dutch 15Monkeys wiki for weeks. I could install the ReCaptcha extension already (the best Captcha there is), but it's just that one page that's being spammed. So far, I've been unsuccessful in regaining my Sysop right for that wiki. I need these rights if I'm going to protect these pages.
By Rowan Rodrik, 5 years ago, on March 09, 2009, at 14:03 |
Earlier today, I wanted to download all songs by this totally kick-ass rap outfit:
By Rowan Rodrik, 5 years ago, on February 23, 2009, at 21:02 |
I don't know why, but everything associated with Ruby on Rails seems to change all the time, without notice, or (in the case of URLs) without redirect.
By halfgaar, 5 years ago, on February 19, 2009, at 15:02 |
Wiebe uses his author Atom feed to generate a list of his blog posts here on his own website. WordPress feeds only display the latest 10 entries. He has written 16 so far. What he needs is a feed with all his entries.
By Rowan Rodrik, 5 years ago, on February 16, 2009, at 23:02 |