Installing Oracle's JAVA on Debian

April 16, 2014
tagged: JAVA, Debian

There are many solutions floating around to install Oracle's JAVA on Debian based systems. Most of them involve too many manual steps. Here is one that does not, and it simply works! ...

Revive and old Smartphone with Cyanogenmod!

April 13, 2014
tagged: Linux, Cyanogedmod

I recently installed Cyanogenmod on an old Samsung Galaxy II and I just wanted to share my thoughts. ...

Quick Tip - Tiling Windows manager in Mate-Desktop

January 11, 2014
tagged: Linux, Mate-Desktop

Here is how you can achieve Tiling windows management without leaving a full blown Desktop Environment such as Mate-Desktop using x-tile ...

Dell is not serious about Linux

December 09, 2013
tagged: Linux, Windows, Hardware

How serious Dell is about Linux? I think it is not that serious, and it is using Ubuntu fans as free advertising platform ...

Git tip - git describe

December 08, 2013
tagged: git, Programming, pwman3

Earlier I posted a tip how to count commits between tags, this post suggests a better way to do it ...

Git tip - Count commits between tags

September 10, 2013
tagged: git, Programming, pwman3

Once every N commits I would like to release a new version of pwman3, so here is how to keep a track of this number between releases ... ...

Localizing applications with gettext

August 04, 2013
tagged: Python, Programming

I was always interested in how I can add translations to pwman3 or to my little PyGTK tutorial, these are summerizing of my gettext experiences ...

PyGTK CD Ripper Tutorial - Part 7

June 02, 2013

Part 6 of this tutorial completed the Preferences dialog and introduced gtk.Frames and gtk.Expanders. This part of the tutorial will add some more polish to th UI, introducing icons and completing the About Dialog ...

PyGTK CD Ripper Tutorial - Part 6

February 27, 2013

Part 5 of this tutorial added a gtk.Notebook and other widgets to the Preferences dialog. This part of the tutorial introduces the gtk.Frame and gtk.Expander widgets and completes the Preferences dialog. ...

PyGTK CD Ripper Tutorial - Part 5

February 11, 2013

The last part of this tutorial added some polish to the main window of the CD Ripper, and showed how to create an empty Preferences dialog. This part of the tutorial will complete the Presences exploring gtk.Notebook and other widgets. ...