I decided that before I did any more work on the applet, I would improve its installation process to make it easier for people to try it out. So, the process to get and build the source now looks like this: Download Browse source here. Download the source: bzr branch http://stevenbrown.ca/src/FileListApplet Install Install dependencies (Ubuntu… Continue reading File List Applet – now with more autotools!
Update 2008/11/18: Use xargs 😛 Here’s a bash script that you can pipe output into and tell it to run a specific program with the output as arguments. I’ve named it open-with and placed it in my personal script directory: /home/steve/bin/. Look within the script at a couple of the examples for how to use… Continue reading open-with for the command-line
At my current job, my computer is a laptop which sits in a docking station is connected to an external monitor, keyboard, and mouse. If I wanted, I could take the laptop home with me. That would be great, but I have no desire to use this PC outside of work for a few reasons:… Continue reading Huge Piece of Crap
Within the last 20 minutes, I have received two different phone calls with recordings saying I’ve won an all-inclusive vacation, and I just had to push a number on the keypad to accept it. Is it just a matter of time before an automatic filter can be applied to incoming calls? People shouldn’t be able… Continue reading Phone Spam