Category: linux

Things that have to do with linux

Sound in DOSBox

I installed DOSBox on a Kubuntu Karmic machine to play The Incredible Machine, but I couldn't get the sound working.  I read a ton of forum posts abou ...

Installing SongBird On Kubuntu Karmic

First let me just let me say that Amarok 2 blows!  Why they screwed up such a great program is beyond me.  You can always install Amarok 1.4, but why ...
Get Back Firefox’s Print Preview Buttons In Linux

Get Back Firefox’s Print Preview Buttons In Linux

Does it annoy you that the print preview window has been neutered in Firefox for Ubuntu?  You may have this problem in other Linux distributions or op ...

Kino Custom Export Tool Scripts

When you are  ready to export your edited video, Kino includes a number of canned scripts for transcoding it into a variety of formats such as flash v ...

Firefox Extension One-Two Punch: AutoCopy and Copy Plain Text

Lifehacker recently posted it's Top Ten firefox extensions for 2009.  Number ten on that list was Autocopy, an extension that automatically copies sel ...

Learning Inkscape

Since I switched our family completely over to Linux, I've been looking for a replacement for Publisher.  I've looked at Scribus, but although it is ...

GParted: Resize Partitions Easily

I'm restoring my laptop back to its orginal state with a new hard drive -- hopefully it'll speed the thing up.  I like to dual boot into Xubuntu on it ...

Adobe Reader Bogging Down My Hardy System

I've been having problems with Adobe Reader eating up all the available memory and taking tons of cpu cycles.   I really would rather use an open sour ...

A Site That Actually Lets Me Watch Reaper

My Mythbox only records HD stations and the CW doesn't come in all well at my house, so I'm lucky if I get a choppy version of the show.  Usually I ge ...

Tracfone Biased Against Linux And/Or Firefox Users

Why should I have trouble purchasing minutes for my tracfone on their website running Firefox on Linux?  Admittedly I didn't try Firefox on Windows or ...