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Master Command history in Linux Bash

Posted 04-19-2012 at 08:16 PM by stretchedthin
Updated 04-19-2012 at 09:35 PM by stretchedthin

Before you learn any commands in Linux, get to know how you can make the most of the history functions in Bash. This will save you and your fingers a lot of wear and tear. Learning this and making sure your working in a terminal emulator that has good copy past functionality and your going to find the command line a pretty comfortable place.
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Mount Iphone/Ipod touch in Linux

Posted 04-17-2012 at 04:31 PM by stretchedthin

Mount Iphone/Ipod touch in Linux
This tutorial is thanks to a request from a subscriber on the Youtube channel. The tutorial addresses the steps necessary to get the newer Apple iPod Touch and iPhone devices to mount so they can be accessed by your Linux box. Even if your Linux distribution can do this out of the box, you may find it helpful to know what is at work, so you can address the situation if something goes wrong.

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Window manager's in Linux, Sawfish

Posted 04-16-2012 at 02:20 PM by stretchedthin

There is plenty to choose from in the way of Window Managers in Linux, so what makes Sawfish special. Once the default window manager of the Gnome desktop environment. Sawfish is now an independent window manager.

Here is the screencast...
Window manager's in Linux, Sawfish
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Tiling window management the easy way.

Posted 04-14-2012 at 08:07 PM by stretchedthin

Been a couple days but here's a new one. As a bonus you get to see what I look like. (Well maybe bonus is the wrong word.)
The floating desktop metaphor has dominated the modern desktop. It has it's strengths, but it's weakness make it more time consuming to resize, and work in multiple windows. Tiling window management addresses these issues.

Tiling Window management, the easy way.
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A surprising opensource PDF editor.

Posted 04-10-2012 at 12:38 AM by stretchedthin

I started this tutorial in response to a question asked on one of my other videos. Someone wanted to know what I would suggest as a PDF editor in Linux. I had every intention of showing PDFedit version 0.4.5, which is a little old now, having been released in May of 2010. However, I ended up finding totaly different application which was a bit of a surprise to me and the application did a great job editing a PDF. Better yet it's probably on your system right now, if not, it is definitely in your...
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