Category: cool tested GNU Linux Apps

16.09.2016

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 http://www.irfanview.com/ Under Linux you can do that with ease 😀 apt-get […]

07.09.2016

echo "deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian 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 […]

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   […]