Simple trick of how to split and merge back large files on Linux using split and cat commands. split and cat commands belong to the GNU core utilities which are expected to exist on every Linux operating system. Means, every Linux distro is already prepared for split/merge files and you only need to know how.
Post describes how to copy installed virtual machine from Fedora to another RedHat family host. This procedure consists of disk image copy and VM configuration in few steps. In other words, guest OS can be very easily copied or cloned to the new.
I have been unable to send a company email from my HTC Android. The solution was to install and configure own outgoing mail server instead of using mobile providers servers. Now I can send an email quickly and easily, using whatever Internet connection is available – home, work, friends wireless connection, wireless hotspot or 3G dongle.
Post describes how to create init script for urlsnarf and start it as a daemon on Fedora Linux. Process is simple, install dsniff package and create init script inside /etc/init.d/ directory. After activation with chkconfig, urlsnarf will start up on Linux boot.
This tutorial describes how to install OpenShot 1.3 on Fedora Core 14. OpenShot is a free, open-source, non-linear video editor, based on Python, GTK, and MLT. It can edit video / audio files and use Blender 2.56 to create animated titles. Multiple layers of video and audio can be mixed and render the output in many different formats.
Steps to install Blender 2.56 on Fedora Core 14. FC14 can easily install Blender 2.49b from repository, but new OpenShot 1.3 requires newest blender if you want to create and use animated titles.
Default VPN connection on Fedora will route all traffic to ppp0 device. Sometimes it is not the best solution. This post will show how to route only 10.0.0.0/8 (class A) network traffic to VPN and the rest to go through eth0 (via normal ISP) – in few clicks and without scripting.
Small tips of how to watch DVB-T channels with WinTV-HVR-3000 PCI card on Fedora. After few hours of configuring, I was finally able to watch and record DVB-T channels. CPU usage of Me TV is minimal and picture quality is fine.
Nautilus, the file manager for the GNOME desktop has a cool feature of playing music whenever the mouse is over an icon representing an audio file. To enable sound preview, you will have to install GStreamer Ugly Plug-ins and turn on Preview sound files in Nautilus.
How to popup a window on remote Linux desktop or make remote Linux to speak. In this post I will show you harmless tricks that can be really funny. Among helping, fixing and upgrading Linux systems there should be time for joking. So sit back, relax and open your terminals.
This post speaks about blocking ad sites without installing any kind of software (net filter, local proxy, browser add-ons …). Browsing without ads should be faster because browser has less content to render. It is can be used on Windows, Mac OS X, BeOS, Netware and so on. The trick is to define ad sites in the hosts file with localhost IP address. This way, browser will not be able to resolve real IP address and ad will not be loaded.
Before mplayer-gui installation in Fedora Core 12, you will have to add RPM Fusion repositories. After that, yum will resolve all dependencies and mplayer will be installed in a minute.