May 112012
 

Article by Giuseppe Sanna

We all know and love Linux and its distributions. Operating Systems that are lightweight, fast, highly customizable, free, advanced … These are just some of the thousands of qualities that our OS Linux have! But as we are also humble users and Linux users … not cocky, we recognize the limits of our sweet penguin, there is a cons we have to remember that this operating system gives to us! Perhaps this is the only … A penalty that surely does not affect all, me for first ! On our beloved Linux Box, in fact, is really difficult to find games with appealing graphics. Maybe you can find some games, but not one of the highest successful video games like GTA, NFS and so on …

At least so far…
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Mar 172012
 

After the last article of Dropbox I thought it was useful to show how you can use Dropbox also on a server without a GUI, this useful article by David Feinberg was published on http://ubuntuservergui.com/

This post will help you install the Linux Dropbox client on your headless Ubuntu Server and link it up to your Dropbox account. Unlike the process of mounting an S3 bucket we looked at before the Dropbox approach is a much better solution for sharing files. If you’re a daily Dropbox user you’ll quickly get hooked on the convenience of having your servers in the same file sharing loop as all your other Dropbox connected devices!
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Jan 312012
 

Miro, a new application for Internet video has been designed to be an easy app that will give users an amazing full-screen show. With over thousands of free videos that can be viewed from the Internet, Miro gives the user the ability to download all the chosen videos they enjoy as soon as they are released.

Miro, first launched in 2005 then revamped in 2007 (it was first launched as Democracy Player), is written in Python. Miro has an embedded WebKit for Linux and(Mozilla Gecko/XUL until 3.0.2). With the updated version of 3.0, Miro offers GTK for new Windows and Linux systems.

Samples? Yes Please!

Unlike some media sharing programs, Miro has a function that allows the user to preview shows and music, before downloading or making a final purchase. By having this special feature, Miro can save Internet browsers time, effort, and computer space.

Upon downloading, Miro sorts all music and videos by genre, popularity, age, language, and rating. A good tool for keeping files sorted without having to manual do all of the work.
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Speak Up In Linux Using eSpeak

Speak Up In Linux Using eSpeak

Article by Ankur Aggarwal, owner of the Blog http://flossstuff.wordpress.com Sometimes we want our Linux box to speak to/for us.This ability is very useful to make announcements and alerts in case of many critical events in our machines or can be used just for sheer fun. There exists a command line synthesized known as eSpeak that [...]

Doing calculations using bash

Doing calculations using bash

Sometimes in my small shell script i’ve to do some math, usually nothing too complex but it’s useful to do the math inside the bash script. Bash it’s really complete and among the many builtin functions there are also some mathematical functions. Using the syntax $((expression)) you can evaluate the expression. Operations allowed are quite [...]