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Migrating from WinXP to Ubuntu 9.10

Posted 03-01-2010 at 01:08 PM by SrDorothy

Finally!...I'm spending most of my time working in the Ubuntu half of my computer (multiboot). I gave up wishing the GUI networking stuff would work, and mounted my docs from the server using the command line; then automounted by editing /etc/fstab I had heard about this in my Linux group, but got the details by searching on the Internet.

I also have changed, mostly, the applications I use to those I can use in Ubuntu 9.10. There are still a couple of newsletters I am doing in Windows...
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Simple shell script to create playlists from file structure

Posted 03-01-2010 at 11:28 AM by invalidid
Updated 12-03-2013 at 03:15 PM by invalidid

Hi everybody!
In my first post on this blog I want to publish something simple but useful for guys who prefer to use applications like xine, mplayer or totem for playing music. It's a bash script, which creates playlists using the unix tool "find". Basic documentation can be found in the header of the script file.

I hope you find it useful and comfortable. Have fun with it!

Code:
#!/bin/bash
# mkpls.sh - Create a playlist from a bunch of files.
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Lucidor - Simple eBook Reader

Posted 03-01-2010 at 05:25 AM by sridhar11

Lucidor is a computer program for reading and handling e-books. Lucidor supports e-books in the EPUB file format,
and catalogs in the OPDS format.Lucidor runs on the GNU/Linux, Windows and Mac OS X platforms.

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Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid) Alpha 3 Screenshots Gallery

Posted 03-01-2010 at 05:24 AM by sridhar11

The Ubuntu developers are moving quickly to bring you the absolute latest and greatest software the Open Source community has to offer. The Lucid Lynx Alpha 3 is the third alpha release of Ubuntu 10.04, bringing with it the earliest new features for the next version of Ubuntu.This Screenshots Gallery includes installation process and what is new in ubuntu 10.04

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Simplicity, The Art of Unix Programming, and Taekwondo

Posted 02-28-2010 at 05:15 PM by bartonski

My former Taekwondo had a saying "Never do anything in which does not give you an advantage, or reduce your disadvantage". The theory being that doing anything else wastes time and energy, and leaves your opponent open to increase his or her advantage.

Eric Raymond writes in The Art of Unix Programming

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Rule of Simplicity: Design for simplicity; add complexity only where you must.

Many pressures tend to make programs more complicated (and therefore
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