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 […]
If you are a system administrator then you would have definitely used the top or htop command to analyse CPU or memory consumption by processes in real-time. But, there are situations where you require a utility that could provide a real-time view of the process I/O in order to answer questions like – Why is […]
For copy and rename operations, standard command line tools like cp and mv are mostly used. But did you know that there are some command line utilities that can help you to do the standard copy and rename operations even more easily and quickly. In this article, we will discuss two such command line utilities […]