The default console resolution can be changed by passing the “vga=value” parameter from GRUB. You can do this at the boot screen or by editing the /boot/grub/grub.conf file. For example:
Ever had the need to change the console font in fedora? I did because using the default font greek characters were completely unreadable. So, here is how to do it.
SED is powerful. It can, besides many other things, substitute, append, remove characters or groups of characters or whole lines in a text file or the console output. You may find it difficult to use, but here is an excellent web page that will help you get going:
I was reading the Lynx man page the other day and I came across the –dump option. The output of:
I use some custom scripts to store data on my ZIP diskettes. I have a dozen of them and when I insert them into the drive they automatically mount. I like this. The problem is that the mount-point gets its name everytime from the diskette’s label, so I have to make my scripts find out…
Yesterday I was messing around with UDEV. I own some usb storage devices which are not plugged into my main computer all the time, but only when I need them. In a such situation, the order you plug in the devices has an effect on the way their nodes are created in /dev. For example,…
…when an application does not work as expected is to give weird and unhelpful error messages. This is what happens with cdrwtool, part of udftools.
Have you ever heard of GARNOME? It’s an easy way to install the latest stable or CVS GNOME release without affecting the operating system. For example, a user can download GARNOME and build the whole GNOME desktop with some extra applications.
Gnome-blog-poster works, but there seems to be a bug (or a feature ;-)?): If I select “Self-Run WordPress” as a Blog-Type it always appends “wordpress/xmlrpc.php” at the end of the XML-RPC URL resulting in an error message about the URL being wrong.
If this post appears on the blog, this will mean that gnome-blog-poster actually works. Let’s see…