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‘Nibbles’ The Terminal Password Manager

Nibbles The Terminal Password Manager Version 0.1 This is a Very Simple, Basic, Easy to use Command line based Password Manager written in C language. This program is intended for people who have the habit of forgetting the UserName and Password of the many accounts we manage.This is not a substitute for the available password … Continue reading

PuTTY for Symbian OS

PuTTY for Symbian OS is an SSH client and terminal emulator for mobile phone.It lets us connect to SSH servers, typically Unix or Linux machines, over the network.The latest version 1.5.2 can run on both S60 third edition : Nokia E61, N80, E90, N95, and others Series 80 v2.0 : Nokia 9300, 9300i, and 9500 … Continue reading

Wubi Boot Failure sh:grub> After Upgrade

  Today i upgraded my laptop which had ubuntu 10.04 installed using wubi to ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat ..the upgradation took abt 3 hours thanks to the ever slow Bsnl broadband connection….No problems or glitches with the upgrade …The problems started arising once the upgradation was done . I dont know whether all systems installed … Continue reading

Sharing Files Between Computers In Your Home Network

Now heres the scenario.. Off late my parents have started using  my laptop  ..Unfortunately my crave for data stored in my laptop coincides with my parents using it!! So here comes OpenSSH to the rescue .Here is a schematic of my home network.. I have 2 Computers at home 1) Desktop running ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick … Continue reading

Play Videos in ASCII Mode!! | Black and White !

This is very similar to the previous post but here the videos can be played in ‘ASCIIfied’ Black and White mode !! If u wanna play in color then read this post. I must accept this is not quite as good looking as that of the color one ..but its a silly geeky trick which … Continue reading

Play Videos in ASCII Mode !!

Bored of watching videos in HD ..Wanna have some fun?? Watch the same video in ‘ASCIIfied’ format.This can be done with MPlayer which is a Open Source software available under GNU GPL MPlayer makes use of ‘libcaca’ which is a Color ASCII Art library ..libcaca outputs text instead of pixels.It supports 2048 colors(Depends on the … Continue reading

How to Download YouTube Videos in Linux ~~For Noobs~~

You guys might be wondering as to why i have specified this post as “For Noobs” thats because if u feel u have sufficient skills to get your work done using terminal then read this post. This tutorial is for newbies who want to use GUI for downloading videos from youtube . Step 1 : … Continue reading

How to Download YouTube Videos in Linux ~~The Geek Way~~

Geeks have a passion or call it there signature move to do most of the activities via terminal ..So today i will show you how to download videos from YouTube  using CLI .. Believe me this process is much easier than using any GUI to download videos from YouTube…But if u feel GUI is the … Continue reading

Writing in kannada on GNU/Linux OS

Almost all Linux Distributions have support for ಕನ್ನಡ.So browsing ಕನ್ನಡ Unicode websites will not be much of a problem But if u have any doubts about the kannada fonts being displayed on your system then visit ಮುಖ್ಯಪುಟ of the kannada wiki page ..If the page is displayed properly  then u can rest assure that kannada … Continue reading

Enable root account in ubuntu 10.10

Ubuntu does not have the root account enabled by default ..the ubuntu distribution does not ask nor state abt the root account during installation where as some of the other linux distributions do ask for the root password to be set…The root account is required to perform some operations ..So once the installation is done … Continue reading