Category: cool tested GNU Linux Apps

18.06.2016

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 […]

18.04.2016

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" ; […]

31.03.2016

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)

26.02.2016

„So it appears that the unexpected (putting it mildly) disappearance of TrueCrypt.org 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 […]

16.02.2016

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 […]

16.02.2016

update: 2018.04 PaleMoon (Mozilla code base) was just updated and released https://www.palemoon.org/releasenotes.shtml It is based on Firefox 27.9 (?) and pretty fast UserAgent from header Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:52.9) Gecko/20100101 Goanna/3.4 Firefox/52.9 PaleMoon/27.9.0 youtube works uBlock works and comes […]

16.02.2016

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 http://benjamin-meyer.blogspot.com/ Joined on […]

04.01.2016

Source & Creditz: https://l3net.wordpress.com/2013/03/17/a-memory-comparison-of-light-linux-desktops 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!

02.01.2016

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 http://apt.jenslody.de/stable jessie main deb-src http://apt.jenslody.de/stable jessie main apt-get update; # you will get […]

02.01.2016

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 […]

11.08.2015

Sware Iron runs well on: Linux DebianGiada 4.0.0-2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.0.8-1 (2015-07-11) x86_64 GNU/Linux but on a Virtual Machine running: Linux debian7 3.2.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.2.68-1+deb7u1 x86_64 GNU/Linux i get: /usr/share/iron/iron: symbol lookup error: /usr/share/iron/iron: undefined symbol: g_type_class_adjust_private_offset […]

31.07.2015

find your usb stick lsblk NAME   MAJ:MIN RM   SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda      8:0    0 111.8G  0 disk ├─sda1   8:1    0 107.2G  0 part / └─sda5   8:5    0   4.6G  0 part [SWAP] sdb      8:16   1  29.1G  0 disk └─sdb1   8:17   […]

20.07.2015

gui-way: DO NOT USE ANY OTHER HARDDISK FORMAT THAN THE DEFAULT QCOW2!!! with VirtualBox it’s the same. THEORETICALLY they support Micro$oft’$ HYPER_V_DISK_IMAGE.VHD BUT PRACTICALLY THINGS WILL FALL APART QUICKLY! (broken/corrupted disk image) So just stick to the defaults and you […]

17.07.2015

DUFF apt-get update; apt-get install duff; # install duff Examples Normal mode Shows normal output, with a header before each cluster of duplicate files, in this case using recursive search (with the -r flag) into the images directory. elmindreda@balthasar~$ duff […]

17.07.2015

update: 2018: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vivaldi_(web_browser) Vivaldi is a freeware, cross-platform web browser developed by Vivaldi Technologies, a company founded by Opera Software co-founder and former CEO Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner and Tatsuki Tomita. The browser was officially launched on April 12, 2016.[8][9] […]

17.07.2015

Safari and Firefox both run the WebKit HTML-rendering engine – forked from KDE-KONQUEROR! Konqueror is the original WebKit browser. Long before Apple released Safari, there was Konqueror and the KHTML rendering engine. Apple liked what they saw in KHTML and […]

13.07.2015

vim /scripts/splitMP3.sh; # create new script and fill it with (copy & paste) #!/bin/bash BIG_AUDIO_FILE=$1; echo „trying to split „$BIG_AUDIO_FILE; # split the mp3 audio above into 30min files mkdir split; X=0; while( [ $X -lt 5 ] ); do […]