Archive for the ‘Linux’ Category

How to install GScrot – Screenshot Tool

Update [  Feb 16 2009 ] – GScrot has been renamed to Shutter. GScrot is a popular screen-shot tool for Linux. GScrot is currently at version 0.64. It runs best on GNOME and has a good feature list. Capture a website, whole desktop, individual window or a custom selection. Support for delayed screen-shots. Plug-ins for […]

Deluge 1.1.0 released

Deluge 1.1.0 is out. Some of the major changes in the release; Labels. Proxy support. Authentication for the daemon. Per-tracker filtering. Magnet uri/hash. Improved file tabs with file/folder renaming functions. QOS support. For the full change list go to the changelog. Download here.

How to find the number of physical CPUs in Linux

With multicore CPUs it’s easy for newbies to get confused when faced with questions like; 1. How many physical CPUs does the server have? 2. How many cores on each CPU? Duo/Quad In Linux it’s actually quite easy to get this info. You could go through the /var/log/dmesg file or the /proc/cpuinfo file. For this […]

How to install Dropbox in Ubuntu 8.10

Dropbox is my favorite online storage solution. Here’s how to install it on Ubuntu 8.10 Interpid 1. Add the Dropbox repository for Ubuntu package source file. I use /etc/apt/source.list.d/dropbox.list file. deb http://linux.getdropbox.com/ubuntu intrepid main deb-src http://linux.getdropbox.com/ubuntu intrepid main Either manually add the lines above to the /etc/apt/source.list.d/dropbox.list file or run the commands below to do […]

Full Circle Magazine Issue 20

Full Circle Magazine Issue 20 is out. Read it online or download it here. What’s covered in this edition; Command and Conquer – The Daunting Terminal. How-To : Program in C – Part 4, Web Development – Part 1, Backup & Sync Your Music. My Story – Making Money With FOSS Book Review – Ubuntu […]

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