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Archive for March, 2008

How to change your default applications (Mail Client) in a Gnome Desktop

By • Mar 27th, 2008 • Filed under: Email, Firefox, Linux Tips and Tricks, Ubuntu

The Gnome desktop comes with a couple of default applications like Evolution Mail, Rhythmbox Music Player, GNOME Terminal and others, but many users give-them-up for other “better” applications. In most cases the non expert Gnome user continues to maintain as default those applications they don’t even use. Examples of users with Evolution Mail as default […]

After 15 years Wine finally releases version 1.0

By • Mar 26th, 2008 • Filed under: Linux Packages, Open-Source

After 15 years of beta releases, the Wine (Windows on Linux) project finally releases version 1.0. Presently there are 1,241 Windows applications that install and run on Wine – these are found under the Platinum category; the other categories are; Gold – Applications that work flawlessly with some DLL overrides or other settings, crack, Silver […]

Test how secure are your passwords with Password Meter

By • Mar 26th, 2008 • Filed under: Security, WordPress

Find out how secure are your passwords with this online tool called Password Meter. It would tell if your mother’s surname you use as password is secure enough. This tool able to show you exactly where your password “fails” and where it “excels”. Putting together Uppercase and Lowercase Letters, Numbers, Symbols makes a better password, […]

Make client-side blogging easier with Thingamablog

By • Mar 26th, 2008 • Filed under: Blog World, Open-Source, Web Hosting

Thingamablog is an open source cross-platform blogging application that helps you publish, update and maintain more than one blog at a time from the client side. All you need to get started is, locally installed Java Runtime Environment, a Web Server, and the rpm package of Thingamablog for Linux to transform it into a .deb […]

17 month old geek baby reading

By • Mar 25th, 2008 • Filed under: Extras

Woow… It is very delightful and amazing to see a 17 month old baby read so well. She’s so cute, so innocent that it seems she is not aware of what she is really doing. Her parents should be very proud of her.