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Simple Mass File Renamer & Deleter [Python]

Posted 09-17-2008 at 12:01 PM by ghostdog74

I am so bored today, that i started creating a command line batch file renamer, tested on Linux with Python 2.4.
Some of the simple things it can do is:
1) Change upper case to lower case and vice versa
2) Change file names by pattern substitution
3) Change file names by number sequence
4) Insert pattern in front of files
5) Insert pattern at the end of files.
6) Simple sort by number.
7) Manual revert of changed files.
8) Deletion...
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aMSN - opensource MSN messenger client for openSUSE

Posted 09-16-2008 at 05:05 PM by rbkumaran

aMSN is a free open source MSN Messenger clone for Windows,Linux,Unix & Mac with features like offline messaging, voice clips, picture display, custom emoticons, webcam support, full speed file transfer, chat logs etc
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Coexisting Fedora, Ubuntu, and Windows Server 2008

Posted 09-16-2008 at 01:14 PM by chaimarnstein

I recently purchased a new machine - Dell Desktop Inspiron - 250GB HD, 2GB RAM, to serve as a lab machine - basically, teach myself, at least at a basic level, some new technologies that I don't get to work on in the office, where I do internet/intranet infrastructure work.
My first goal is to get get Fedora, Unbuntu, Windows Server 2008 installed on this machine, and bootable to either one.
The machine originally came with most of the HD assigned to the Logical Volume Manager, and...
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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)


awk  'BEGIN{
    while (1) {
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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.
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