Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back > Blogs
User Name


Rating: 48 votes, 4.92 average.

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...
Senior Member
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 9161 Comments 0 ghostdog74 is offline

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
<a href="" alt="aMSN MSN Messenger client in openSUSE">more at</a>
LQ Newbie
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 878 Comments 0 rbkumaran is offline

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...
LQ Newbie
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 748 Comments 0 chaimarnstein is offline
Rating: 2 votes, 3.00 average.

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) {
Senior Member
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 1897 Comments 0 ghostdog74 is offline

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="" alt="Stellarium - planetorium on your openSUSE">Read at</a>
LQ Newbie
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 559 Comments 0 rbkumaran is offline


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:49 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration