A Blog about technology, linux, peer2peer, cool new downloads and software development.

Saturday, May 31, 2008

Free video encoders for iPod

Essentials downloads after installing Hackintosh : FCE, Aperture, iLife

Enabling dns cache on ubuntu

# apt-get install dnsmasq

Add to the top of /etc/resolv.conf

# cat /etc/resolv.conf

To check that its working do:
$ dig google.com
$ dig google.com

Note - for machine with fixed IP

Saturday, May 24, 2008

andLinux beta 1 released

run ubuntu inside windows :

X server for windows

Xming :

configuring xterm to run with VT100 font and other tweaks

cd ~
cat > .Xresources
!xterm*font: -dec-terminal-medium-r-normal-*-14-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-*
xterm*font: 8x13
xterm*font1: -*-*-*-*-*-*-2-*-*-*-*-*-*-*
xterm*font2: -misc-fixed-*-r-normal-*-8-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-*
xterm*font3: -b&h-lucidatypewriter-bold-*-*-*-12-*-*-*-*-*-*-*
xterm*font4: -*-screen-bold-r-normal-*-16-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-*
xterm*font5: -*-lucidatypewriter-medium-*-*-*-18-*-*-*-*-*-*-*
xterm*font6: -*-lucidatypewriter-medium-*-*-*-20-*-*-*-*-*-*-*
xterm*font7: -*-fixed-medium-r-*-*-18-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-*

XTerm*background: black
XTerm*foreground: yellow
XTerm*pointerColor: yellow
XTerm*pointerColorBackground: black
XTerm*cursorColor: yellow
XTerm*internalBorder: 3
XTerm*loginShell: true
XTerm*rightScrollBar: true
XTerm*saveLines: 2000
XTerm*multiClickTime: 250
XTerm*Geometry: 128x50
XTerm*charClass: 33:48,37:48,45-47:48,38:48
XTerm*cursorBlink: true
XTerm*visualBell: false
XTerm*jumpScroll: true
XTerm*multiScroll: true
XTerm*scrollTtyOutput: false
XTerm*scrollKey: true
- - - - - - 8< - - - - - - 8< - - - - - -

xrdb -merge .Xresources

Downloads Update

Friday, May 16, 2008

Downloadsd Update

Azureus (Vuze) for Windows
IcoFX 1.6.1
Notepad++ 4.9.2
eMule 0.49a - Final
Nav n go iGO My way v8.0 Final
doPDF 6.0.260
IsoBuster 2.4 Beta
Defraggler 1.01.073 Beta
UltraVNC 1.0.4 RC16
foobar2000 Beta 1

creating fedora 9 persistant live image on usb

- burn the live image iso file to a cd
- copy the iso file to a disk on key
- boot the live cd
- mount the harddisk : mkdir /mnt/sda1; mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/sda1
- plug the disk on key and check where it is mounted : mount
- copy the iso from the disk on key to the harddisk : cp /media/???/fedora9.iso /dev/sda1/
- delete all the files from the disk on key : rm -vr /media/???/*
- find the livecd-iso-to-disk.sh script : find / -name livecd-iso-to-disk.sh
- run the script : .../livecd-iso-to-disk.sh --overlay-size-mb 1024 /path/to/iso /dev/partition_of_your_usb_stick
for example if the disk on key is 2Gb then the overlay size is 1900Mb-700Mb :
livecd-iso-to-disk.sh --overlay-size-mb 1200 /mnt/sda1/fedora9.iso /dev/sdb1
- follow the onscreen instructions of the install script

Windows Mobile updates

New beta - DivX Video on Your Phone : http://labs.divx.com/MobileCommunity
New beta - SkyFire Browser : http://www.skyfire.com/

Thursday, May 8, 2008

Best free editor(s) for remote PHP developments

The only editors that i found which has the ability to open remote files via sftp and also have completion for smarty are:
1. Komodo Edit - FREE
2. UlrtaEdit + the Smarty plugin ftom the extras page