Gedit is one of my favourite GUI-based text editor in Linux, I really like its simple UI. But, I always felt the need of a better alternative or rather quicker alternative to open files especially when it is required to be done frequently. This was the situation until I stumbled upon Quick Open, a gedit […]
In one of our earlier article, we covered Cairo-Dock — a MAC OS X style desktop interface that provides a graphic rich dock for launching applications. But, the fact is that not everybody wants animation-rick dock, especially if you are working on lean desktops like XFCE. In this article, we will discuss Plank — a […]
Switched to a Debian-based Linux distribution and looking for a Mac OS X style launcher? Check out Cairo Dock. It is a light, fast and customizable desktop interface that takes the shape of docks, desklets, panel, etc. In this article, we will discuss the installation and configuration details of this desktop interface.
Reddit is a popular social news website where users submit interesting content in form of text or links and fellow users up-vote or down-vote the submissions according to their liking. The website has one of the largest following on internet and is also known as the ‘Front Page of Internet’. In this article, we will […]
Today, I was looking for a way to permanently remain online in Gmail chat even if the window is not active. I stumbled upon a suggestion to install an internet messenger like Pidgin and connect it to Gtalk in order to remain online. I decided to download, install and use Pidgin to solve my problem […]
If you are a software programmer (experienced or newcomer) who works with C/C++ programming languages then you’d be happy to know that there exist a couple of command line utilities — cdecl and c++decl — that help in encoding/decoding C/C++ declarations. This way you can learn, debug and verify simple as well as complex declarations […]
In one of our recent articles, we discussed about qmv/qcp commands. These commands provide a quick alternative to the standard mv/cp commands when bulk copy/rename is required. But, did you know, there exist another set of commands that can be used to rename or copy a single file quickly and easily? In this article, we […]