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iCloud beta released

Date: 2011-08-02 00:00:00 -0400

iCloud Beta released

Varnishlog filter the records for debugging

Date: 2011-07-25 00:00:00 -0400

Varnish Logs Varnish is a powerful reverse proxy that can balance the load of multiple web servers, and cache the required pages at the same time. You can read more about it at its home page Now we all know that debugging is an important part of installing, configuring and...

Remove spaces from file names with Linux

Date: 2011-07-25 00:00:00 -0400

I've been using this line to remove spaces from file names in Linux. Usually Windows users like to add spaces in the file names, I prefer dashes (-) or under scores (_) instead, they are easy to manage in the console. I've found this command a long time ago in...

Use varnish to avoid hot linking or image leeching

Date: 2011-07-24 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction Hot Linking From Wikipedia we have: The technology behind the World Wide Web, the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), does not make any distinction of types of links—all links are functionally equal. Resources may be located on any server at any location. When a web site is visited, the browser...

Secure Apache and PHP, hide version numbers

Date: 2011-07-21 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction You may be concerned about security on your LAMP server, and you should hackers are always trying to break into your or anyone’s else system. After finding this in slashdot, I have decided to show you how to to stop Apache and PHP sending their versions and other valuable...

Create, edit and manage PDF documents really with Linux

Date: 2011-07-17 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction Whenever you need to work with PDF documents, like when you need to merge documents, rotate them or put a lot of documents together in a single PDF file, you may need to work with PDF Mod, this great tool will let you do those things and more. This...

My new personal blog

Date: 2011-07-11 00:00:00 -0400

I'm thinking about letting go2linux as a place only for tutorials and how to. All my opinions editorials may be moving to my personal blog. I think that will may easier to anyone only interested in my tips and tutorials not to be messed with my opinion posts. What do...

Drupal and Wordpress first impressions

Date: 2011-07-11 00:00:00 -0400

Well, I now have two sites, this one and http://garron.me. This one is using Drupal, and the other is with Wordpress, I'll write about them later, but my first impressions are: Wordpress is easier...

Drupad module and iPhone app

Date: 2011-07-11 00:00:00 -0400

If you blog on drupal, you'll really love this module and drupad app for the iPhone and iPod touch.

Wordpress dashboard problem with Ajax, CSS and Javascript

Date: 2011-07-09 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction I'm still kind of playing with http://garron.me and for the last three days I've been switching from Movable Type to Wordpress, but I have faced a weird problem. And while searching in the forums and using Google to solve it, I've found that a lot of people is facing...

Share your music library using a Linux server, with DAAP and iTunes

Date: 2011-07-07 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction If you want to share you iTunes library with your family or maybe (for private use) in you office, you can set up a Linux server with mt-daap, it uses the DAAP protocol to share music within your network. As far as I know the music can not be...

Dropbox for Debian

Date: 2011-07-07 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction Dropbox is according to Wikipedia: Dropbox is a Web-based file hosting service operated by Dropbox, Inc. that uses cloud computing to enable users to store and share files and folders with others across the Internet using file synchronization. It was founded in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi...

Burn an ISO image in Mac OS X

Date: 2011-07-07 00:00:00 -0400

If you are new to Mac like me, you may find it hard to do a simple task like burning an ISO image. To do it in a Mac, just follow these steps. Insert a blank disc. Start Disk Utility. (Under Applications/Utitilities) [img_assist|nid=1111|title=Mac disk utility|desc=|link=none|align=center|width=145|height=128] From the File menu, choose...

Install, list, uninstall, delete perl modules with easy

Date: 2011-07-06 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction A Perl module is a discrete component of software for the Perl programming language. Technically, it is a particular set of conventions for using Perl's package mechanism that has become universally adopted.[discuss] A module defines its source code to be in a package (much like a Java package), the...

How to flush / clear Varnish cache

Date: 2011-07-06 00:00:00 -0400

If you are new to Varnish, here is what Wikipedia says about ti: Varnish is an HTTP accelerator designed for content-heavy dynamic web sites. In contrast to other HTTP accelerators, such as Squid, which began life as a client-side cache, or Apache, which is primarily an origin server, Varnish was...

Crossposting from posterous to Drupal and Movable Type

Date: 2011-07-06 00:00:00 -0400

I just wanted to test how auto post from Posterous to both Drupal and Movable Type works. This short post should appear at: http://g.garron.me http://www.go2linux.org/blogs/guillermo.html http://garron.me/blog/ How good or bad crossposting is to SEO? well there is a lot of debate about that out there. One more thing, I’m using...

Arch Linux perl upgrade problems

Date: 2011-07-06 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction Yesterday, while upgrading Perl in Arch Linux to host my Personal Blog, I run into some errors. While installing I've got this warning. - The directories /usr/lib/perl5/current, /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/current, /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.10.1, and /usr/share/perl5/site_perl/5.10.1 have been removed from @INC. - The script/binary directories are now /usr/bin/*_perl instead of /usr/lib/perl5/*_perl/bin which will be...

Save laptop battery with Linux and bumblebee (Nvidia Cards)

Date: 2011-07-04 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction We all know that one of the biggest problems with equipments that work with batteries is the need to charge them usually more often that we would like to do it, this applies to smartphones and laptops. The problem is more or less the same with them both, and...

Reeder first class news reader, for the iPhone/iPad and the Mac

Date: 2011-07-04 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction What do you do first time in the morning?. Let me guess, no, I'm not going to go into your private life, I mean what do you do first time in the morning technologically speaking. I think you check your tweeter stream, and check your RSS list to find...

iPad changed a nine-year old girl life

Date: 2011-06-30 00:00:00 -0400

[img_assist|nid=1100|title=Holly Bligh|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=500|height=282] We all remember how just a simple difference in our clothes or look may be such a big problem in school. Kids tend to put aside anyone who is a little bit different from the group. Now imagine how hard it is for a nine year old girl...

Farewell to Microsoft

Date: 2011-06-28 00:00:00 -0400

Disclaimer: This is based on my own experience, and your needs and experiences may vary [img_assist|nid=1097|title=good bye microsoft|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=500|height=375] Introduction I have been using Microsoft Operating Systems since 1990, first exclusively, and later as a dual boot with Linux, I hope today to be the day I will finally be able...

Varnish and virtual Hosts configuration (Apache and Nginx)

Date: 2011-06-27 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction If you want to use Varnish with Virtual Hosts, you may face the problem of Varnish showing only the default site and not all other virtual sites. Do not try to fix it tweaking Varnish, as this is something you need to solve in Apache or Nginx configuration, depending...

Newsbeuter - Read your news feeds from the command line terminal

Date: 2011-06-26 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction A lot of people is saying that maybe RSS is dying, but what it seems to be happening is that maybe, while more and more people come on-line the majority of them are not that "geek" guy that knows how to use RSS. Well I'm sure that most of...

Home, End, Page Up, Page Down keys on a Mac's keyboard

Date: 2011-06-26 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction If you are starting with a Mac you may be missing some keyboard keys, some like... "Home", "End", Page Up" and "Page Down" right? Well they are all there, but they are hidden, :), no really, you need some short cuts to get them. Home key Mac The Home...

Copy / Paste from shell (Terminal / Console) to clipboard in a Mac

Date: 2011-06-26 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction Being a Linux user and starting now with Mac, I am constantly looking for equivalent ways to do the same job. One of those things I need is to copy large amounts of output in the console (terminal window) to the clipboard for later use. In Linux I use...

Unity and Gnome 3: What is good and what is evil?

Date: 2011-06-25 00:00:00 -0400

Unity and GNOME 3: What Is Good And What Is Evil? With two recent releases of Linux operating systems, Ubuntu and Fedora, new age of desktop environments began. These two operating systems bring you new user interfaces: Unity in Ubuntu 11.04 and GNOME 3 in Fedora. Are these new interfaces...

/etc/raddb/eap.conf[17]: Instantiation failed for module "eap"

Date: 2011-06-25 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction The other day while trying to install freeradius on a Linux server I stepped into an error. It could just not start, and while using radiusd -X to start freeradius in debug mode, it let me know what the problem was, but I was just not able to understand...

LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory

Date: 2011-06-19 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction Today I have installed a new server at linode, and I put Arch Linux on it. I've also installed LAMP on it, but as soon as I tried to start Apache I run into some errors. LCCTYPE: cannot change locale (enUS.utf8): No such file or directory These are the...

PHPinfo script to test your PHP and Apache server

Date: 2011-06-18 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction If you have just installed your LAMP server on your favorite Linux distribution, you may want to test a few things, one of the them is PHP running. To me the best way to do it is creating a small php script that will display the info about PHP...

Spell check your documents from command line

Date: 2011-06-12 00:00:00 -0400

[Edit 06/12/2011] Sorry for not giving you new content, but was a difficult week on a trip. So I'm re-editing this old post. I'm also using this option to give you the link of this other way to spell check your documents on Linux. Use vim to spell check your...

mysql-bin MySQL logs takes your disk space

Date: 2011-06-05 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction Yesterday Go2Linux was down, and all the problem was disk full, but how that happened? Well, it was MySQL fault, the files like mysql-bin.000001 mysql-bin.000002 mysql-bin.000003 mysql-bin.000004 mysql-bin.000005 .... mysql-bin.00000n They were taking thousands of megas of disk space, let's see now why they are there, and how you...

Comparing the iPhone, Blackberry and Android

Date: 2011-05-30 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction I'll start saying that I actually do not own an iPhone, but I do have an iPod Touch 4th generation, and owned before one of the third generation, so I'll use my experiences with it for this comparison. I know that might not be a fair comparison, also with...

Fail2ban protect web server http DOS attack

Date: 2011-05-29 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction D.O.S. or (denial of service) attack is according to Wikipedia: A denial-of-service attack (DoS attack) or distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS attack) is an attempt to make a computer resource unavailable to its intended users. Although the means to carry out, motives for, and targets of a DoS attack may...

sl Linux, what if miss type ls

Date: 2011-05-28 00:00:00 -0400

If you type fast, you know that it is easy to miss type some commands in Linux, that usually gives you an error like this: bash: asdfaf: command not found but there are always developers with good sense of humor, that create commands to be executed when you miss type...

Skype for Linux, with little to no support from Microsoft

Date: 2011-05-28 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction Some weeks ago Microsoft acquired Skype, and a lot of blogs (including this) started to talk about skype support for Linux, we all know that even when Skype was not a Microsoft product, the support for Linux was far behind the support for Mac or Windows, so you may...

Bash prompt, five examples to set your own

Date: 2011-05-22 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction This is a compendium of five good bash prompts I've found all over the web in a long time frame, and have been archiving them and using one and other though the time. I want now to share them with you, you may probably know some of them as...

wget with username and password: access password protected sites

Date: 2011-05-21 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction wget is a wonderful tool, specially when you need to download files on remote servers / machines. On remote computers you do not have access to the GUI, and if you want to download a file in the remote filesystem from the Internet your best option is: The command...

iWeb save to a folder

Date: 2011-05-19 00:00:00 -0400

By Default iWeb tries to upload your sites created on iWeb to the mobileMe site, using your account, but what if you do not have and do not want an account after all you may already have your own server. So, you can save your site to a local folder...

How to take screenshot in a Mac

Date: 2011-05-19 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction Taking screenshots is something you will need sooner or later, is is mostly used to show an error dialog you may find, or to prepare some guide for someone who you need to explain how to perform some task. Or just for something as simple as to show how...

How to download a file in Mac OS X using the terminal

Date: 2011-05-19 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction If for some reason while using a Mac, you may want to download a file using the terminal, you'll really have to love the terminal to it, but let's assume you want to it that way. Mac as a Unix based system has a lot of resources to accomplish...

Gnome a new OS or just taking advantages of some systemd features?

Date: 2011-05-19 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction The Gnome project is making a lot of noise in the Internet these days, because it seems like they are planning to become a whole new Linux distribution, or maybe we are just not fully understanding things. Gnome a new OS? Let's see what some important sites are saying...

Are netbooks good?

Date: 2011-05-19 00:00:00 -0400

Aren't Netbooks good at anything? [img_assist|nid=1075|title=Jobs gates netbook|desc=|link=none|align=center|width=454|height=865] Source: Reddit

Meeting the Mac Book Air

Date: 2011-05-17 00:00:00 -0400

The MacBook Air 11" is a great Laptop, it shows us how fast the technology advances I can still remember my Atari Computer, I had to buy an externa floppy disk drive and it was a 5 1/4" one, I liked to write basic programs for it. Usually simple ones,...

First time on a Mac and loving it!

Date: 2011-05-17 00:00:00 -0400

This is the very first time in my 37 years living on this big rock (the earth), that I use a Mac, in and the lucky one in my hands now is the Apple MacBook Air 11". God, what a great computer, I'm loving it, and I've just spend two...

Restart sshd linux (service, daemon)

Date: 2011-05-15 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction This is an easy one, but anyway if someone, sometime need it, I'll write here how to restart the ssh service or the sshd daemon First, sshd is: Secure Shell or SSH is a network protocol that allows data to be exchanged using a secure channel between two networked...

Linux command History file united

Date: 2011-05-15 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction If you open a lot of terminal screens at once while working on Linux, you may have noticed that the commands you type in one terminal are not available in the other, and usually once you close all terminals, and open another again, you will see that only the...

Clear bash history

Date: 2011-05-15 00:00:00 -0400

Clear bash history If you want for some reason (Actually I can't find a real good reason to do it), clear your bash history in Linux, just enter this command: history -c Voila, your bash history is history :).

Change web server identification with Varnish

Date: 2011-05-15 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction Your Web Server Identification is on the headers of every page server by it, so anyone can know which server and what version you are running, in an ideal world this may in no way harm you, but we know we are not in an ideal world, so publishing...

Microsoft acquires skype, alternatives for Linux users of Skype

Date: 2011-05-14 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction By the time you are reading this, you may have already hear that Microsoft acquired Skype for 8.5 Thousand million dollars (8.5 billion for U.S. citizens) a lot about the future of Skype for Linux have been written and after reading some of those articles I would like to...

Fedora Community, Is freenote really that bad?

Date: 2011-05-14 00:00:00 -0400

After reading a pair of post from Jeff Hoogland (Author of bodhi Linux) I've started to ask myself if freenode or specifically #Fedora in freenode is really that bad. Here are some parts of those posts: I discovered this evening much to my dismay that the year and a half...

Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib/php/modules/curl.so'

Date: 2011-05-12 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction While trying to install purge module, in my Drupal site, I got this error while trying to enable the module. Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib/php/modules/curl.so' That was in my /var/log/messages file. Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib/php/modules/curl.so' | How to solve it First install the php-curl package, (This...

The real cost of free

Date: 2011-05-11 00:00:00 -0400

This is an old post, but I would like to share it. http://m.guardian.co.uk/technology/blog/2010/oct/05/free-online-content-cory-doctorow?cat=technology&type=article

Php redirect, redirect url using php script

Date: 2011-05-10 00:00:00 -0400

Url redirects With URL redirects, incoming links to an outdated URL can be sent to the correct location. These links might be from other sites that have not realized that there is a change or from bookmarks/favorites that users have saved in their browsers. The same applies to search engines....

Linux, History, Contributors and Thanks

Date: 2011-05-10 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction I Have been writing about Linux for almost 4 years now, but I have never wrote an article about Linux itself, I mean the Linux Story and some stuff like that. I think it is time to dedicate some space in this blog to the great operating system Linux...

HTML redirect, a guide to use it

Date: 2011-05-10 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction There are a lot of ways to perform url redirects, one of them is the HTML redirect it is maybe not the best one, but it certainly is one of the easiest. How to do a HTML redirect Here is a simple example of a HTML redirect: <META HTTP-EQUIV="refresh"...

Firefox Profile - privacy, or have two Google accounts at once.

Date: 2011-05-10 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction Firefox Profiles are specially useful when you need to open two Google accounts at once, or when you want to have some privacy. You can have as many profiles as you want or need, so you can have one for your Google Apps account, and another for your personal...

Recover Grub2 after windows installation

Date: 2011-05-09 00:00:00 -0400

I have found this in the Ubuntu forums, and the original source is not longer online. So, I'll put it here to me and anyone. Howto Recover Grub2 After Windows Installation Posted by Binbash on Jun 21, 2009 Labels: grub2, Howto, jackalope, jaunty, karmic, koala, linux, recover, ubuntu, windows Today...

Laptop vs iPad and why I'll buy a Lenovo X220 and not an iPad

Date: 2011-05-09 00:00:00 -0400

I was almost sure about buying an iPad, I was going to use it mainly for my trips. I need mainly email, office apps, and blogging tools, I also need twitter apps to read and follow news. But because I need to blog about Linux, and I need to test...

Should I get a VPS? Some hints that will guide you

Date: 2011-05-08 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction V.P.S. stands for (Virtual Private Server), from Wikipedia we have: Virtual private server (VPS) is a marketing term used by Internet hosting services to refer to a virtual machine for use exclusively by an individual customer of the service. The term is used to emphasize that the virtual machine,...

How to get Linux CPU info

Date: 2011-05-08 00:00:00 -0400

CPU defition I'm sure you all know, but just in case, here is the definition of CPU in Wikipedia: The central processing unit (CPU) is the portion of a computer system that carries out the instructions of a computer program, and is the primary element carrying out the computer's functions....

Get your Slackware T-Shirts if you want to support Slackware

Date: 2011-05-08 00:00:00 -0400

If you want to support the Slackware project, you can order this T-shirt, from the slackware store Here is an example of the Slackware T-shirt. [img_assist|nid=1044|title=|desc=slackware t-shirt|link=none|align=left|width=500|height=235] And here a zoom of the back of it [img_assist|nid=1045|title=|desc=slackware t-shirt zoom|link=none|align=left|width=500|height=375] Support the project get yours.

Drupal for android

Date: 2011-05-08 00:00:00 -0400

If you use drupal and have an android phone, go to the market and look for the drupal app. It is great, I'm happy I have found it, now I can blog from any place.

Cron Job Linux | How to, guide, syntax and examples

Date: 2011-05-08 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction Cron jobs are added tasks to the cron daemon, for it to run them periodically, at specific times. You usually want your jobs or tasks executed every, Monday, or every day at 5 pm, etc. Cron is very powerful and flexible, so you can tweak it a lot. Let's...

Arch Linux review translated to Persian ( Farsi )

Date: 2011-05-07 00:00:00 -0400

My article about Arch Linux was translated to Persian ( Farsi ) and published here: http://linuxreview.ir/1390/02/arch-quick-overview/ here is the original: http://www.go2linux.org/mt/linux-ht/2010/10/arch-linux-review-1.html

Why should you choose and iPad?

Date: 2011-05-04 00:00:00 -0400

[img_assist|nid=1040|title=ipad unboxing|desc=Unboxing the ipad|link=none|align=right|width=500|height=316] I'm reading, and reading and reading about iPad to be sure that it is what I need to increase my productivity. I'm pretty convinced now, but still reading about it, until I buy mine, today I've found an article about why it is great for bussiness,...

Why I still do not contribute to open source

Date: 2011-05-03 00:00:00 -0400

The fact is, I actively contribute in some fashion or other in several open source projects. But I still feel very much like an outsider, as my contributions aren’t typically code-related. ...I would like to share some objections that I feel may cause new(ish) devs to shy away from contributing...

Unzip multiple zip files at once *.zip in Linux

Date: 2011-05-03 00:00:00 -0400

If you want to list on the screen a lot of files at once in Linux, you just run: cat *.txt That will list all files with txt extension in your screen, but if you enter this command: unzip *.zip You will have this error: Archive: CoolWater11.zip caution: filename not...

Ubuntu and Slackware, important distributions released new versions

Date: 2011-05-03 00:00:00 -0400

Ubuntu and Slackware Some days ago on April 28th Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal, was released with all the bells and whistles that we are used to see every six months. And that it has to be, Ubuntu is the most popular distribution, and it has contributed a lot to Linux,...

Microsoft is not the answer ...

Date: 2011-05-03 00:00:00 -0400

Microsoft is not the answer Microsoft is the question No (or Linux) is the answer.

Linux: the operating system with a CLUE

Date: 2011-05-03 00:00:00 -0400

Linux: the operating system with a CLUE Command Line User Environment

Linode now offers IPv6 support, for its VPS solutions

Date: 2011-05-03 00:00:00 -0400

Over the past 25 years the Internet has experienced astronomical growth – far more than the original architects imagined. As a result, the pools of unallocated IPv4 blocks have been accelerating toward exhaustion. In fact, on February 3rd, 2011 the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) allocated the remaining pool of...

Dragon dictating for blogging

Date: 2011-05-03 00:00:00 -0400

Testing Dragon dictating as a tool for blogging, from iPhone / iPod / iPad.

Usama Bin Laden is dead, Osama was Killed in Firefight With U.S. Special Ops Team in Pakistan

Date: 2011-05-02 00:00:00 -0400

Declaring “justice has been done,” President Obama announced late Sunday that Usama bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces in Pakistan, marking the end of the worldwide manhunt that began nearly a decade ago on Sept. 11, 2001. This is the shocking news we found on TV today since we...

“Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical.”

Date: 2011-05-02 00:00:00 -0400

“Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical.” Blaise Pascal A real true.

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.

Date: 2011-05-02 00:00:00 -0400

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others. — Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC-43 BC), Pro Plancio (54 BC)

Small tip | Search for multiple patterns / expressions using grep

Date: 2011-05-01 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction If you want to search for multiple expressions while using grep you can do it, grep will use all expressions you pass to it, and will apply a logic or to them. So, if any of them is present the line with that occurrence will be printed. Specify multiple...

Noscript / Notscript extension for Google Chrome

Date: 2011-05-01 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction You may have already heard about Firefox NoScript extension, you may have even tested it. Well you may also know that what it does is to blog scripts from executing in your browser. Well, now we have also the option to install something similar in Google Chrome, but this...

Move a window when the title bar is not visible | over sized |

Date: 2011-05-01 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction If you ever happen to open a window, and it is oversized so, the Title bar of the window itself is not reachable, you will not be able to pick it with the mouse and move it, so one way that works on KDE, GNOME, Fluxbox and others is:...

More favorable Linux Mint reviews

Date: 2011-05-01 00:00:00 -0400

I will really have to start using Linux Mint, I'm reading everyday more and more favorable reviews of Linux Mint, all over the Internet. This time I would like to share with you this one: Two years ago to the day was the first time I installed Linux on my...

Map users UID while mounting a file system over ssh / sshfs / fuse

Date: 2011-05-01 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction You can use sshfs, to mount a remote file system on your local computer over ssh, then you can work with it as it were your local file system (provided you have enough bandwidth :) ). But you may run into permissions problems, to solve that, use the option...

Kubuntu is back

Date: 2011-05-01 00:00:00 -0400

With so many people thinking that Unity is not yet ready for the public, Ubuntu fans may give Kubuntu a try. Kubuntu is Back! Kubuntu used to be my main distribution for a long time, until I found Arch. Kubuntu has generally been a disappointment since the debut of KDE...

Keep working out even if you have no time

Date: 2011-05-01 00:00:00 -0400

I've been working out for 3+ years now, I've started with Spinning, then Spinning and weight lifting, then weight lifting and jogging. During these three years I have had a wrist surgery that let me out for five months. Now because of the job, I've almost left the gym, but...

How to use scribefire

Date: 2011-05-01 00:00:00 -0400

This video shows you how to use scribefire, this is really a great tool for bloggers, you will be able to blog to Drupal, Wordpress, Blogger, Posterous, and others from your browsers, without having to log or go to your blog page. You may want to check this out: http://www.scribefire.com/help/getting-started/  ...

How to read a multi session CD in Linux

Date: 2011-05-01 00:00:00 -0400

If you have a multi session CD and you want to read some specific session of it, mount it with this command: mount /dev/cdrom /mnt -t iso9660 -o session=0 From the man page session option is used for: Select the CDROM session to mount. Defaults to leaving that decision to...

error: No such file or directory (While compiling in Debian)

Date: 2011-05-01 00:00:00 -0400

If you are compiling something from sources in Debian, and you see something like this: error: somefile.so No such file or directory You will have to look for a package that contain that library, the best way to do it in Debian is using apt-file, so let's install it: apt-get...

Configure varnish logs (varnishnsca), logrotate and awstats

Date: 2011-05-01 00:00:00 -0400

Introduction OK, you now have varnish installed on your server and you started to catch the pages on it, so your webserver is now missing the hits to your pages. Well, that is great for your webserver load, but not too good for your statistics analysis, because /var/log/apache/access_log will miss...

Only variables should be passed by reference

Date: 2011-04-30 00:00:00 -0400

If you found this error while running Drupal behind a proxy or HTTP accelerator. Only variables should be passed by reference You will need to check this part of your settings.php file. 'reverse_proxy' => TRUE, 'reverse_proxy_addresses' => array('127.0.0.1'), Be sure to have 127.0.0.1 with IP of where your HTTP accelerator...

Go2Linux layout

Date: 2011-04-30 00:00:00 -0400

I have just changed the layout of go2linux from three columns to two columns, and took out some widgets. I hope you may see an improvement in the page load time, also those reading the blog from an iPhone or Android phone should get a better result with all the...

Sony Led TV

Date: 2011-04-29 00:00:00 -0400

OK, I have one more thing in my wish list. I do not why, but suddenly I realized I need a Led TV :) I'm thinking about a Sony one. [img_assist|nid=1010|title=sony led tv|desc=|link=none|align=center|width=470|height=300]

My favorite mountain Illimani

Date: 2011-04-28 00:00:00 -0400

[img_assist|nid=1008|title=illimani|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=500|height=395]

Kubuntu 11.04 released

Date: 2011-04-28 00:00:00 -0400

The Kubuntu team is proud to announce the release of 11.04 - codename Natty Narwhal: the latest version of our popular Linux distribution, based on Ubuntu and KDE's Plasma and Applications 4.6. With the combination of it's Ubuntu backbone, the amazing KDE Software Compilation, and a few unique extras, 11.04...

White iPhone or black iPhone?

Date: 2011-04-27 00:00:00 -0400

Which one do you prefer? [img_assist|nid=1002|title=white-and-black-iphone|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=334|height=252]

Thinking about buying and iPad

Date: 2011-04-27 00:00:00 -0400

I'm seriously thinking about buying an iPad. Why should I buy one?. Well I was trying to answer that question and give myself a reason about why I need the iPad. Here are some of my reasons, and this may help you decide too: I travel a lot, and need...

Sony is releasing two new Android Tablets to the market S1 and S2

Date: 2011-04-26 00:00:00 -0400

[img_assist|nid=998|title=Sony-s1-s2-android|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=500|height=264] Sony will release two new Android Tablets, they are the S1 and S2, and they will be coming with Android 3.0 From Wikipedia: 3.0 (Honeycomb), a tablet-oriented release which supports larger screen devices and introduces many new user interface features, and supports multicore processors and hardware acceleration for graphics.=...

Illimani - La Paz

Date: 2011-04-26 00:00:00 -0400

The Illimani mountain in La Paz, Bolivia [img_assist|nid=994|title=Illimani-La Paz|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=500|height=375]

How to rename a file or folder (directory) in Linux

Date: 2011-04-26 00:00:00 -0400

Another small how-to today, let’s learn how to rename a file or folder (directory) in Linux. The command you will need to rename is mv. It is used the same in files or folders: mv actual-file-name new-file-name This will change the name from “actual-file-name” to “new-file-name” It is the same...

Go2linux in the iPod touch

Date: 2011-04-26 00:00:00 -0400

[img_assist|nid=991|title=Go2Linux in the iPod|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=500|height=750]

Conky Screenshot

Date: 2011-04-26 00:00:00 -0400

Conky is a free software system monitor for the X Window System. It is available for Linux, FreeBSD, and OpenBSD I like Conky and use it a lot, I mainly use it to monitor my CPU, RAM, Disk and Eth. But some others use it with Xmms to check which...

Apple not interested in the iPod name

Date: 2011-04-26 00:00:00 -0400

[img_assist|nid=996|title=ipod-family|desc=|link=none|align=center|width=500|height=212] It seems that Apple is not longer interested in the iPod name. At least that can be seen from the Apple abandonment of the iPod name. That means that from now, you can use the word "ipod" in your products. Is this reflecting a bigger interest in the iTouch,...

Taylor swift picture

Date: 2011-04-25 00:00:00 -0400

The beautiful Taylor Swift, I like her songs a lot.