Smart Bookmarks is an extension for the Epiphany browser. Admitedly, its name or description in the browser extensions panel does not help the user understand what exactly it is about. What is a smart bookmark after all?
A few days ago, I had written a post about the difficulties I had encountered in an attempt to capture an image of a menu under GNOME. A reader, “mysurface“, who, by the way, has written an article about taking screenshots, was 100% positive that, after issuing ImageMagick’s
import command, it is still possible to switch between running applications with
Alt-Tab and trigger menus with
Alt, before using the mouse cursor to select the area that will be captured.
Reading a man page using a terminal application is easy, but I doubt if it would ever win a convenience award. Sometimes, it is necessary to print the man page. I can recommend two ways of doing this.
This article deals with the various methods that can be used in order to achieve more effective and productive management of email messages which originate from mailing lists.
Probably, you have noticed that I rarely include images in my posts. There are times though that a screenshot is required in order to avoid lengthy descriptions. A picture is like one thousand words…
As it is known, beagle does not work out-of-the-box in FC6 due to a small bug, which causes the beagle daemon to hang just a few seconds after it is started. So, no desktop-searching is possible at this time, at least until this problem gets fixed. Fortunately, a patched build (0.2.10-7.fc6) has been pushed in…
Well, it took me several months, but, finally, I found out how to turn off those animations when minimizing windows in the GNOME desktop. I intended to set Metacity as the window manager in a VNC session to see if it’s usable and accidentally, while checking its options in the configuration editor on my current…
I was aware that a non-encrypted VNC session could be recorded and then reproduced, but I had never searched for utilities that could do that job. The recorded sessions can be perfectly used to show others how to accomplish a task and, generally, can serve as excellent training videos. There is a very good HOWTO…
Today, while searching the web for any potential extra Epiphany plugins, I came accross a couple of blog posts, which, when combined together, they make a great review of my beloved web browser. Until today, I thought that falling upon Epiphany reviews was one of the rarest things to happen to me, so I decided…
Secure your data in encrypted partitions and removable volumes, or even volumes within a file, using dm-crypt and the flexibility of LUKS. In this article I describe how I encrypted a ZIP diskette and a partition contained in a file.