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fish is a new, extremely friendly shell for *nix-like operating systems.
development  tools  cli  osxcli  software  opensource  linux  unix  productivity  freeware  programming 
august 2008 by ulrichp
Hans Reiser seeks a reduced sentence, leads cops to body in deal with D.A.
(07-07) 20:11 PDT OAKLAND -- Convicted killer Hans Reiser led police Monday to what he said was the body of his wife in the Oakland hills just two days before he was to be sentenced for first-degree murder, authorities said.
linux  crime  news 
july 2008 by ulrichp
pidgin-facebookchat - Google Code
This is a Facebook chat plugin for Pidgin and libpurple messengers. It connects to the new Facebook Chat IM service without the need for an API key.
facebook  freeware  google  im  linux  project  software  windows 
june 2008 by ulrichp
Blender 3D: Noob to Pro - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
A great starter on Blender. I've learned quite a bit in just an afternoon.
art  books  computers  diy  ebook  freeware  howto  linux  mac  windows  opensource  todo  tools  useful  video 
april 2008 by ulrichp
Running Windows as a VM on Linux with VMware Server
Interesting - this is almost like the 'Convergence' mode in Parallels Desktop, only for Linux/Windows integration. Too bad a crucial portion of this is a commercial product.
howto  linux  windows 
march 2008 by ulrichp
perl.com: Data Munging with Sprog
Sort of an interesting GUI way to do Perl scripting without ever actually writing any Perl.
development  programming  howto  interesting  linux  opensource  perl  software  tools  useful 
october 2007 by ulrichp
xu4 - Ultima IV
This is so gotten. A multi-platform remake of Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar, my personal favorite in the series.
freeware  games  opensource  linux  mac  windows  pc  rpg  software 
october 2007 by ulrichp
"Inconsolata will be my first serious original font release. It is a monospace font, designed for code listings and the like, in print."
development  fonts  osx  programming  useful  unix  windows  linux  freeware  todo 
october 2007 by ulrichp
Cube Engine Games
Cube is an open source multiplayer and singleplayer first person shooter game built on an entirely new and very unconventional engine. Cube is a landscape-style engine that pretends to be an indoor FPS engine.
games  linux  osx  windows  opensource  programming  todo  videogames 
september 2007 by ulrichp
Beware of the Dog | Wackyd / ReadMe
Wackyd was a prank which became a notification system. It's a daemon that controls the LED lights on your extended keyboard. It listens for instructions to change the blinking pattern on your extended keyboard.
interesting  linux  unix  freeware 
june 2007 by ulrichp
Hackszine.com: HOW TO: Remote desktop to a Windows server through a firewall with Putty
I can never remember how to do this when I need to; luckily, Hackszine remembers for me.
howto  windows  linux  security  interesting  work  computers  internet 
may 2007 by ulrichp
Under the Spreading Chestnut Tree: Ripping Vinyl with GNU/Linux
Not 100% applicable to me since I don't use Linux, but some of the tools should still be usable in OS X, I think.
hardware  howto  linux  music  useful  todo 
april 2007 by ulrichp
2 Blocks away: » The Perfect VMWare server setup (Multi User and Multi Environment…FAST)
Setting up an Ubuntu 6.10 Server to function as a VMware server. I didn't realize Ubuntu Server had such a low memory and hard disk footprint; I'm impressed.
howto  linux 
march 2007 by ulrichp
Fun UNIX Commands
An interesting list. Most interesting to me is how to un-kill the OS X Dashboard, because I killed it on my Mac mini and couldn't remember how to bring it back on my MacBook. Whoops.
apple  mac  unix  linux  software  interesting 
march 2007 by ulrichp
Involution » Rails on Red Hat Enterprise Linux HOWTO
Covers Apache, Rails, Mongrel, Pound, Ruby... pretty much everything except what I need, unfortunately.
howto  linux  ruby  rubyonrails 
march 2007 by ulrichp
visualcomplexity.com | Windows vs Linux Server
"On April 14th, 2006, Richard Stiennon wrote an article in ZDNet entitled Why Windows is less secure than Linux. Stiennon starts by saying: "Many millions of words have been written and said on this topic. I have a couple of pictures."
apache  windows  linux  interesting 
february 2007 by ulrichp
Processing 1.0 (BETA)
Processing is an open source programming language and environment for people who want to program images, animation, and sound.
development  education  electronics  environment  games  art  interesting  java  javascript  linux  unix  windows  mac  science  math  music  tools 
january 2007 by ulrichp
Tweak ubuntu for speed - TVease Wiki
Not Ubuntu-specific, per se, but all handy nonetheless.
hacks  howto  interesting  linux  opensource  todo  tools  useful 
january 2007 by ulrichp
"SuperTux is a classic 2D jump'n run sidescroller game in a style similar to the original SuperMario games."
games  linux  opensource  software  videogames  development 
december 2006 by ulrichp
Monitor your Linux computer with machine-generated music
Use Perl and FluidSynth to create a real-time musical composition of your system status.
computers  lifehacks  linux  music  software  opensource  perl 
november 2006 by ulrichp
Battle for Wesnoth
A strategy game, FOSS, multi-platform, based on the KISS principle. Strong AI, simple gameplay. Looks like I'll have to check this out...
windows  linux  mac  games  freeware  opensource  rpg  videogames  todo  computers 
september 2006 by ulrichp
A gentle introduction to vim
I am forcing myself to learn to use vim/gvim, because my laptop chokes and dies on emacs (emacs is hueg).
linux  software 
september 2006 by ulrichp
Need to remember to get a Linux driver for my laptop's Winmodem before I head home this weekend. At least, I assume it's a winmodem...
computers  linux  software  freeware  opensource  internet 
july 2006 by ulrichp
The Croquet Project
I've seen virtual reality, and it is apparently written in Smalltalk.
architecture  computers  environment  games  groupware  internet  linux  mac  windows  work  tools  todo  technology  project  software  space  opensource  web3.0  development 
july 2006 by ulrichp
The website is down because someone removed the X-Box
'A couple of years back, an X-Box with some variant of Linux installed had been put in the server room to support a subject designed to teach computer-illiterate Philosophy students how to build their own web pages.'
linux  xbox  microsoft  education  philosophy  humor 
june 2006 by ulrichp
NINJAM - Novel Intervallic Network Jamming Architecture for Music - Main
NINJAM is a program to allow people to make real music together via the Internet.
freeware  internet  mac  linux  music  opensource  software  tools  windows 
may 2006 by ulrichp
VMware Player with your own Windows XP Professional Virtual Machine
How to get the free VMWare Player (Windows and Linux) to run Windows XP Pro.
emulation  freeware  hacks  howto  linux  microsoft  windows  os  software  opensource  tools  work 
april 2006 by ulrichp
XULRunner - MDC
A standaline XUL executable - run Mozilla-based apps without requiring Mozilla. Hurrah!
javascript  linux  windows  mac  software  technology  tools  todo  development 
february 2006 by ulrichp
linuX-gamers.net - How-Tos - Cedega CVS
How to install Cedega. In theory it'll work on almost any Linux version, and allow Windows games to be played. We'll find out!
games  howto  linux  opensource  software  todo  videogames 
february 2006 by ulrichp
conglomerate : Conglomerate: XML For Everyone
"Conglomerate aims to be an XML editor that everyone can use. In particular, our primary goal is to create the ultimate editor for DocBook and similar formats."
linux  opensource  software  writing  xml  development 
january 2006 by ulrichp
Linux Humor LG #45
If Operating Systems Ran The Airlines...
humor  linux  mac  software  unix  windows 
january 2006 by ulrichp
10 things you should know about every Linux installation
Very basic stuff, but still handy to remember. Covers the basic, basic, BASIC things: file hierarchy, package managers, et cetera.
linux  tools  useful 
january 2006 by ulrichp
TuxMobil: Linux Laptop and Notebook Installation Survey: Toshiba
Instructions and add-ons for running Linux on a Toshiba laptop. But really now, who's getting a Toshiba laptop? I wonder.
portables  linux  toshiba 
december 2005 by ulrichp
Install a touchscreen for Linux
Hacking a PSOne LCD to make a touchscreen. Yay!
electronics  games  hacks  hardware  howto  linux  project  development 
december 2005 by ulrichp
LinuxDevCenter.com: Installing and Configuring Ubuntu on a Laptop
The author's experiences are specifically with an Inspiron 9100. My tastes (as far as x86 laptops go) run more towards ThinkPads, but the advice is still good.
linux  portables  interesting  useful 
november 2005 by ulrichp
Transmission homepage
Simplistic. Pretty. BeOS, Mac, Linux, you name it. A minimal Bittorrent client.
freeware  internet  linux  mac  opensource  software  beos 
november 2005 by ulrichp
HOW TO: Ubuntu Linux for Novices at PaulStamatiou.com
A good getting-started guide. Since I've got a few friends who are just starting with Ubuntu, I figured I'd mark it.
howto  linux 
october 2005 by ulrichp
ratpoison: Say good-bye to the rodent
Potentially part of a full-screen text-editing solution, just in time for NaNoWriMo: X11 + ratpoison + emacs
linux  software  tools 
october 2005 by ulrichp
Videos of people doing usability testing on open-source software. Videos require feedback.
hci  linux  opensource  software  tools  video  development 
october 2005 by ulrichp
Tango Desktop Project
An attempt to make a single cross-platform UI experience for OSS. Includes a base set of icons, icon naming specs, and so on.
hci  icons  interesting  linux  opensource  software  development 
october 2005 by ulrichp
AnandTech: Building a Linux PVR Part I - MythTV Setup and Install
Goes through the process of installing MythTV on SuSE 9.1, which is interesting partially because SuSE doesn't play nicely with the Hauppage TV card.
gadgets  hacks  howto  linux  software  todo  tv  useful  project 
october 2005 by ulrichp
IBM ThinkPad X series with Linux pre-installed.
ThinkPad X41 with EmperorLinux installed, allowing full use of everything - even the X41's biometric fingerprint scanner. Only downside is it's a couple hundred bucks higher than an X41.
tablet_pc  portables  wishlist  linux 
october 2005 by ulrichp
Macworld: News: MIT to launch $100 laptop prototype in November
One of these costs less than my share of my apartment's rent. I'll buy one if only because (a) it's a Linux laptop that (b) can be used effectively outside. Hope it has WiFi.
wishlist  portables  interesting  linux  tools  useful 
september 2005 by ulrichp
HOWTO - Install Debian Onto a Remote Linux System
Seems intelligent enough, but it didn't work for me. (Couldn't find first_stage_install at all, ever... then randomly, debootstrap failed to download gcc-base. Ever. On any distro. From any mirror. What a delightful tool.)
howto  linux 
september 2005 by ulrichp
Open Letter to Alan Yates of Microsoft
"I understand your worries, but fortunately I am able to put your mind to rest: KOffice is in fact not related to StarOffice or OpenOffice."
xml  opensource  linux  windows 
september 2005 by ulrichp
The Game
Top-down, kill-all-the-aliens strategy game. Think Starship Troopers 4J.
games  videogames  java  linux  mac  windows 
september 2005 by ulrichp
Free Opera ticket - Giles Turnbull
Is Opera worth downloading? ... Well, Giles never really gets around to answering that.
blogging  webdev  internet  windows  unix  linux  mac 
september 2005 by ulrichp
welcome home : vim online
I think I am finally going to have to teach myself to use vim
howto  interesting  internet  linux  mac  news  opensource  osxcli  productivity  tools  unix  useful  windows  writing  development 
september 2005 by ulrichp
Must remember to subscribe to Make's podcast.
apple  books  electronics  geekery  howto  hacks  internet  linux  lifehacks  news  productivity  rss  tools  useful  science  development 
september 2005 by ulrichp
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