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Weather Satellites

Posted 04-02-2009 at 09:29 AM by uinseann

A few years ago now, I bought a Bearcat hand held scanner for listening to radio hams etc. While scanning in the 135mhz band, I came across a noise rather like a clock ticking and a faint bell sound.I couldn't work out what it was so I bought a book with all the frequencies in. It turned out I was hearing NOAA sun synchronous Weather satellites.

I only ever heard these signals rarely, just by chance, because they had to be very close before you could pick them up, and at the time...
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Evolution - notification and RSS

Posted 04-02-2009 at 07:57 AM by avarus (Tim's Bio-Linux tips)

Better late than never, some more tips based on my Experience of running the Ubuntu-based Bio-Linux 5. I promised to say something about the Evolution mail client, so here goes.

I use my e-mail client a lot, so I think it's worth setting it up to work just right and learning some of the more advanced features that can save time and annoyance. The default e-mail client on Bio-Linux is Evolution, but if you prefer Mozilla Thunderbird, or Mutt, or even NMH, then they can be installed...
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error: possibly undefined macro: AM_GCONF_SOURCE_2

Posted 04-02-2009 at 01:37 AM by akbarbasha

HI ,
I am trying to build trayicon0.13 .While building
trayicon0.13,i get the following error as given below,


Running autoconf...
configure.ac:67: warning: AM_NLS is m4_require'd but not m4_defun'd
aclocal.m4:450: IT_PROG_INTLTOOL is expanded from...
aclocal.m4:636: AC_PROG_INTLTOOL is expanded from...
configure.ac:67: the top level
configure.ac:36: error: possibly undefined macro: AM_GCONF_SOURCE_2
If this...
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Grisbi Personal Finance Manager in openSUSE

Posted 04-01-2009 at 04:40 PM by rbkumaran

Grisbi is a freee opensource personal accounting software for Linux and Windows released under GPL. Grisbi is a simple and intuitive software for basic use, and still very powerful once setup. Grisbi can manage multiple accounts, currencies and users and manages third party, expenditure and receipt categories, as well as budgetary lines, financial years, and other informations Read More
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ccrypt

Posted 04-01-2009 at 03:26 PM by uinseann

I never thought I would like using the command line; But, I tried ccrypt and I couldn't believe how easy it is to use. Say I had a file called "me.txt" in my documents folder. I open a terminal, navigate to my documents folder (I always type "ls" to list whats in there, because then I can copy and paste), I then just enter "ccrypt --encrypt me.txt" It asks for a password which I create,it asks again, then thats it; me.txt.cpt.

To decrypt it's just the...
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