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Archive for April, 2008

AnyClient: a no install Browser-based FTP client

By • Apr 30th, 2008 • Filed under: Firefox, Linux Packages, Linux Tips and Tricks, Ubuntu

If you suddenly need an FTP client, maybe your friend needs a hand, and you don’t have your usb key with one of those portable FTP clients on it, then you’ll certainly go searching Google for one. Fortunately there are many out there, starting from Filezilla, the most renowned Open Source FTP client, to others […]

Switch between Desktop and Command-line with Dragbox

By • Apr 22nd, 2008 • Filed under: Linux Packages, Linux Tips and Tricks, Ubuntu

What could be the easiest way to move files and directories from our Desktop, to the Terminal – – Dragbox (could be the answer). Even though one can directly drag and drop lines from a webpage or files from the desktop directly on the Terminal, Dragbox can be used as a clipboard to momentarily keep […]

Ease your WiFi connections with WiFi Radar

By • Apr 18th, 2008 • Filed under: Linux Tips and Tricks, Ubuntu

If you are always on the move, then grasp Wifi Radar – a simple GUI utility for managing WiFi profiles and make easier wireless connections from one wireless access point (AP) to another. Install on Ubuntu with sudo apt-get install wifi-radar When you run it, it displays all available wireless networks your Wi-Fi can grasp, […]

VirtualBox Exploit – How to Share your USB key between Ubuntu and Windows

By • Apr 8th, 2008 • Filed under: Linux Packages, Linux Tips and Tricks, Ubuntu

A simple way to share your files between your Ubuntu Desktop and Windows is by using Samba file sharing. It creates a common “workgroup” with Windows that makes file transfer between these two systems easy to carry out. Now, if you use VirtualBox (the open source answer to visualization, and also direct competitor to the […]

Erase and Rewrite your CD-RW with k3b

By • Apr 4th, 2008 • Filed under: Linux Packages, Linux Tips and Tricks, Multimedia

If you have to try out new Linux distributions you’ll certainly have to spend on CDs to burn most of the ISO files or you can simply get a few CD-RWs and use them again and again, erasing and rewriting, with the popular K3b — CD and DVD burner, that has little or maybe nothing […]