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gnome — send to USB drive / removable disk

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You can add a right-click able send to USB drive option in gnome with the “Send To” script available here: link; the target/ destination could be any writeable file-system mounted at /media.  . Such a feature is available in xfce, I was missing the same in gnome, I feel that it is a mighty nice feature to have.

You have to copy the link to ~/gnome2/nautilus-scripts and make it executable (chmod). Right clicking will thereafter present an option called ‘Scripts’ which is the required action.

Ack: I got this info @ this site: link.

Written by deepak

March 21, 2009 at 9:07 pm

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learn to touch type

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I think that touch typing is a useful skill to have, more so for people like me — slated to spend a considerable portion of their life @ coding. I have just started to learn — the tool I am using to learn touch typing is gtypist (GNU Typist) available here — link. Both linux and windows versions are available. It has just a plain text look, nothing fancy, but I liked the tool.

Written by deepak

March 18, 2009 at 11:14 am

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‘spice’ up linux

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To spice in linux I recommend ngspice (and post processor ngnutmeg).

# yum install ngspice

should install this (at-least on fedor10).

This page – link – tells what you need to know to get the tool-flow going — A ngspice / ngnutmeg basic how-to / tutorial.(explained in a simpler manner than in man pages)

Just a suggestion on top of link, entering stuff in nutmeg interactive session takes time, better type up a nutmeg command card file like

set hcopydevtype=postscript
hardcopy plot.ps i(vids)
quit

Then you can call it up as

ngnutmeg raw_file.raw < nutmeg_command_card_file

It is faster going this way or so I feel.

Written by deepak

January 14, 2009 at 12:33 pm

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blog stats

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I did not know, until a couple of minutes back that WordPress has this tie up with Quantcast, to provide ‘comprehensive’ statistics and projections for the wordpress hosted blogs. Quantcast site states that the service is free and can be used by anyone / any site just by the inclusion of a simple java-script (I have not personally tried inclusion since wordpress blogs are already listed). The service is a great help to the web publishers as it lets them know their reader demographics better, the break-up is very comprehensive.

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January 11, 2009 at 8:27 am

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