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Lubuntu conky and compton

Posted 07-20-2014 at 10:13 PM by t1nm@n (Tux and Me)
Updated 07-21-2014 at 01:00 AM by t1nm@n (To add category)

Getting a good desktop with effects like shadows and stuff is the challenge here. After some fiddling around (conky doesnot play well with compton), I was able to get a working setup.

1. Installing compton
Code:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:richardgv/compton
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install compton
2. Open /home/<user>/.config/compton.conf, create one if it doesnot exist. Put these in
Code:
# Shadow
shadow = true;			# Enabled
...
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Windows PowerSh**

Posted 08-12-2014 at 11:40 AM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 08-12-2014 at 12:15 PM by rocket357

grep is such a simple concept. You have a stream of text lines, and you look for lines in the output that match a pattern. Really, really simple.

Take the following, for example:

some-command | grep 'pattern'

I know this is difficult to understand because it's overly complex, but that's how things work on *nix.

Try doing that on PowerShell. You end up with something like:

(some-command|out-strings -stream) | select-strings...
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Preplogic.com - I like it. Makes me feel smart.

Posted 04-12-2009 at 09:14 AM by jaymarting (The messy world of technology)
Updated 02-15-2010 at 10:55 AM by jaymarting (updated for progress)

About five months ago, I decided to for my CCNA. And I decided to use Preplogic.com to train for it. Preplogic has a fantastic program for networking wannabes (and networking already bes). For those of you only interested in the technology side of things, the CCNA is a decently high level certification from Cisco: Cisco Certified Networking Associate. My career in the networking field has been short for many but lengthy for me. Most of my 4 years have been spent as a Jr Network Admin at a small...
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Simple Mass File Renamer & Deleter [Python]

Posted 09-17-2008 at 01:01 PM by ghostdog74

I am so bored today, that i started creating a command line batch file renamer, tested on Linux with Python 2.4.
Some of the simple things it can do is:
1) Change upper case to lower case and vice versa
2) Change file names by pattern substitution
3) Change file names by number sequence
4) Insert pattern in front of files
5) Insert pattern at the end of files.
6) Simple sort by number.
7) Manual revert of changed files.
8) Deletion...
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GOOD DECISIONS: PMP & PREPLOGIC

Posted 06-23-2009 at 11:06 PM by pereb
Updated 03-01-2010 at 03:14 PM by pereb (more relevant links)

Last month I wrote about the crossroads I was at in my career. Well, I decided it was time to take some action. Since Iím new to certifications, I talked to some friends in the field and did some looking around online, and decided to pick up PMP video training from PREPLOGIC.COM (here: http://www.preplogic.com/products/vi...s.aspx?eid=391). I love it. I bought the PMP practice exam from PrepLogic, too but Iíve really just started looking at that.

I looked into...
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