Category: cool GNU Linux Apps


This thing does it all: thank you „Microsoft is the Empire. Apple is the Rebels. We are the Ewoks.“ # tested on cat /etc/debian_version 8.6 uname -a Linux debian 3.16.0-4-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 3.16.36-1+deb8u1 (2016-09-03) i686 GNU/Linux # […]


YYEEEEEEAH! LOVELY! 🙂 you can download it here: Installing Compiz 3D Desktop on Debian 6 „squeeze“ unfortunately it seems like there is no easy way getting it to work with newer versions of Debian… but if you wanna stick […]


usually iphones/smartphones take pictures with 2-3-4-5MByte which can fill your harddisk/webserver pretty fast. It is wiser to shrink them down before upload. While under Windows i would recommend you Under Linux you can do that with ease 😀 apt-get […]


echo "deb wheezy main non-free" >> /etc/apt/sources.list apt-get update && apt-get install rar rar RAR 4.00 beta 3   Copyright (c) 1993-2010 Alexander Roshal   17 Dec 2010 Shareware version         Type RAR -? for help […]


installing ffmpeg on debian is rather tricky (you will need to compile from source). so a command that works as „substitue“ is avconv. sudo bash; apt-get update; apt-cache search libavcodec libavcodec-extra – Libav codec library (additional codecs meta-package) libavcodec-extra-56 – […]


It’s as simple as cool as linux… the „player“ software VLC is also a recorder or a streaming-station 😀 you can try to automate this process: This one-liner worked for me, with audio and video: cvlc v4l2:// :input-slave=alsa:// :v4l-vdev="/dev/video0" :v4l-norm=3 […]


tested on: Linux laptop 3.16.0-4-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 3.16.7-ckt20-1+deb8u2 (2016-01-02) i686 GNU/Linux if using one core is enough: apt-get update; # install image manipulation programs — binaries apt-get install imagemagick; for i in *.png ; do convert "$i" "${i%.*}.jpg" ; […]


sudo apt-get install calibre To actually convert the EPUB file you can use the following command: ebook-convert file.epub file.pdf (For details, check this other answer)


„So it appears that the unexpected (putting it mildly) disappearance of and the startling disavowal of TrueCrypt’s bullet proof security will turn out to be a brief disturbance in the force. We should know much more about a trustworthy […]


Checkout: IceCat QupZilla 1.6.6 on Debian-Gnome3 install debian linux apt-get update; # you know what this does apt-get install qupzilla; # install qupzilla Screenshots Import Bookmarks.html it’s nice that Arora and QupZilla (the naming is terrible 2 remember :-D) allow […]


Checkout: IceCat Which browser to surf freely? # 2 Independent this question immediately brings another question along: What html rendering engine should i use? (can i trust) A web browser engine (sometimes called layout engine or rendering engine) is a […]


Checkout: IceCat it’s always a good idea to try out alternatives. 🙂 Welcome to Arora: (under Debian-Gnome3) Arora is a lightweight, cross-platform, free and open-source web browser developed by Benjamin C. Meyer.[2][3][4][5]  Benjamin C Meyer (icefox) Waltham, MA benÄTmeyerhomePUNKTnet Joined on […]


Source & Creditz: if you are running Debian Linux on a Laptop with only 1GB of RAM and want to use things as Virtualization… lightweight is important. There are Linux-Desktops out there consuming less than Windows 98!


tested under: Linux laptop 3.16.0-4-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 3.16.7-ckt11-1 (2015-05-24) i686 GNU/Linux vim /etc/apt/sources.list; # open software package repository list # and add at the end deb jessie main deb-src jessie main apt-get update; # you will get […]


get a terminal-bash-shell… apt-get install libgtk-3-dev; # install gnome3 header files mkdir -p /projects/c/guigtk+; # create project directory cd /projects/c/guigtk+; # enter project directory vim gnome3gui.c; # create new file # fill it with that content #include <gtk/gtk.h> static void […]