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Simple Hangman Game

Posted 09-16-2008 at 06:35 AM by ghostdog74

I was so bored today, that i created this simple hangman game to entertain myself. Makes use of a dictionary file called "english" to get random word to guess. No fancy stuff like drawing the man, only number of tries (set to 10)

Code:
#!/bin/bash

awk  'BEGIN{
    dictfile="english"
    l="abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz"
    while (1) {
        srand()
        lm=split(l,letters,"")
...
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Stellarium - Free opensource planetorium on your computer

Posted 09-15-2008 at 05:14 PM by rbkumaran

Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. It is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your coordinates and go.
<a href="http://www.susegeek.com/general/stellarium-free-opensource-planetorium-on-your-computer/" alt="Stellarium - planetorium on your openSUSE">Read at SuseGeek.com</a>
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Pytube - Best YouTube,Google manager, downloader and video converter for Ubuntu Linux

Posted 09-15-2008 at 12:44 PM by sridhar11

PyTube is a GUI for various command-line tools such as:youtube-dl, sox, mplayer, mencoder, ffmpeg and others.It allows you to resize, rotate, apply an external mp3 into a video, generate a 10 to 30 seconds mp3 ring tone.

<a href="http://www.ubuntugeek.com/pytube-best-youtubegoogle-manager-downloader-and-video-converter-for-ubuntu-linux.html">Full Story</a>
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How to: Debian Installation on Acer Aspire 7520 Series!

Posted 09-15-2008 at 12:43 PM by sridhar11

After buying my new Acer Aspire 7520G and to be honest I have been using its default OS for 4 month! That is a Windows using record for me and I am not happy with it since Acer been joking around with the CD-ROM player since it was requested on order. Alright to get to work with Debian I had to replace the OEM CD/DVD Player.

<a href="http://www.debianadmin.com/how-to-debian-installation-on-acer-aspire-7520-series.html">Full Story</a>
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tratando_as_excecoes_da_nova_regra_para_o_Horario_de_Verao_Brasileiro

Posted 09-15-2008 at 06:19 AM by marozsas

(This blog entry is in portuguese since it matters only for Brazil)

A partir de 2008 os dias em que começam e terminam o horário de verão no Brasil serão fixos, válido pelo menos até quando o "Grande Colisor de Hádrons" produza um buraco negro que saia do controle e "engula" o planeta ou talvez até o inicio do mandato do próximo presidente, o que ocorrer primeiro.

Segundo publicado no diário oficial da União, o horário de verão começará sempre no...
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