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Gnome-open

Posted 04-18-2011 at 12:56 PM by myklmar (Linux Gimux)

Open a text file in CLI

If you are working on the command line and you want an application to open a text file, do it
running a command.
However, this requires you to know the name of the application, which can be difficult to remember,(bad memory!) Especially if you don't know what application it was written in! But Linux has a solution for people like us. Its called gnome-open.

Gnome-open actually makes use of the gnome file handlers to decide what kind...
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Pianobar - Console client for the personalized web radio pandora

Posted 04-18-2011 at 11:47 AM by sridhar11

pianobar is a console client for the personalized web radio pandora.

- play and manage (create, add more music, delete, rename, …) your stations
- rate played songs and let pandora explain why they have been selected
- show upcoming songs/song history
- configure keybindings
- last.fm scrobbling support (external application)
- proxy support for listeners outside the USA

<a href="http://www.ubuntugeek.com/pianobar-console-client-for-the-personalized-web-radio-pandora.html">Full...
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Buying open source?

Posted 04-18-2011 at 11:47 AM by williamfromtexas

Tell me, what's the difference between open source and commercial software?

If you'd have asked me not long ago, I'd say that there's a world of difference between the two, and that they both sat at opposite ends of the software spectrum. "Isn't it BAD," I thought, "to pay for software?"

No!, it seems. The correct answer is that it's perfectly OK to pay for software. (gnu.org) Open source software at it's heart is a philosophy: it is software which...
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Ruby: configuration file parsing utility

Posted 04-18-2011 at 10:12 AM by catkin

Netsearching found three options for Ruby to parse configuration files:So I rolled my own and offer it here for community use. I was delaying publishing because it is not finished (there are TODOs in the code) but it works well enough and may never be finished so better...
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installation in fedora 14

Posted 04-18-2011 at 03:21 AM by magicalshashank31

i have download some software of linux,,,,i want to install it manaually using terminal,,,,,,,,,i dont want to use yum or add/remove software to install pakages..

how can i do it...!!!
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