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Gnome 3 Tip - Quick Application Search

Posted 12-19-2011 at 12:07 PM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)

Gnome 3 will search the "comments" value of .desktop files when you start typing in the search box of the overlay screen. This search will include symbols and punctuation as well. This means that there are various ways to exploit the system and start grouping applications by symbols.

1. Copy your favorite applications' .desktop files from /usr/share/applications to ~/.local/share/applications
2. Edit the comments section to include a symbol for a group. E.G....
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playing around.

Posted 12-18-2011 at 05:28 PM by peonuser

Found a command line graphical web browser called Arachne. Used it with dos many years ago. Installed but having a devil of a time to work with my video card/monitor setup.

Also playing with qb64. It will compile my old qbasic code, but does not install properly. Need to do some research.

Found a neat hack where you can get your computer to sing with festival.

Fixing to hook up the power train to the robot.

Setup two machines with festival...
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RDP-redirect eth1 - LAN eth0 tunnel

Posted 12-18-2011 at 05:48 AM by routers

public server
[routers@lan1-pub.mars ~]$ ssh -f -L 3000:localhost:3389 routers@lan1.venus  sleep 2d
routers@sol-11:~$ ssh -f -L 3000:localhost:3000 routers@lan1-pub.mars  sleep 2d
rdp localhost:3000 will bring to lan1.venus server interface, but only user routers can login
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Apache : rewrite loop to localhost redir Apps

Posted 12-18-2011 at 05:24 AM by routers
Updated 12-18-2011 at 05:30 AM by routers (NOB)

In the pluto aka public
<VirtualHost *:80>
        RewriteEngine     On
        RewriteRule       ^(.*)$        http://localhost:8088$1 [P]
        UseCanonicalName On
        RewriteRule ^(.*)$ [L]
[root@pluto ~]# ps x |grep 8088
 4463 ?        Ss     0:00 ssh -f -L 8088:localhost:8088 root@lan1-pub.mars sleep 2d
In the...
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My misery with gnome3

Posted 12-17-2011 at 10:24 AM by MystikMitch
Updated 12-17-2011 at 10:28 AM by MystikMitch

I have tried to love this thing called gnome3. I liked gnome "2" on whatever distro it was running on. Gnome 3 feels like it does not allow me to do almost anything. This thing has control over me not me over it. I can't even hibernate out of the box and need to look for an extension silly just for such a function. Suspend turns my monitor off, drives become quiet, and lights continue to blink. Imagine if cars came without a steering wheel and you would need an extension for that. Hibernate...
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