Here’s a quick and easy way to have Thunderbird in the tray, use FireTray!
FireTray is for Firefox but it works perfectly with Thunderbird 2.
When you are on the module page, just drag and drop the download button into Thunderbird’s addon window. And restart it.
That’s amazing everything you can do under linux, you don’t even need to open your internet browser to download a file. Well, when you are connected to your dedicated or private server through ssh, you don’t have any desktop.
wget will provide you functions to do almost any kind of HTTP/FTP downloads.
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This tutorial will show you several ways on how to redirect an URL without any www at the beginning.
For example, you go to:
You’ll be redirected to:
I’ll show you how to do this using .htaccess file, and then using conf files.
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Getting bored under Linux? How’s that even possible? You can do almost anything under Linux. But if you need to have some fun, try these things!
In this tip, I’ll show you: cowsay, cowthink, star wars using Telnet, the fun man pages, cmatrix, bb, aafire, pacman4console.
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This tutorial will help you learn how to find files, or find files containing a given text using the terminal. We will use commonly “built-in” commands, such as : find and grep.
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Still using that plain old black and white Terminal? how boring!
Follow these steps if you want your terminal to be more colorful!
Continue reading “Use .bashrc to activate colors and aliases in terminal”
On widescreen LCDs, gnome-terminal looks so tiny. Aren’t you sick of resizing it everytime you do a ls -al ?
Continue reading “How to change the gnome-terminal default size (ubuntu & xubuntu)”
If you are totally sure to trust every one who can access your computer, you can follow this tip to remove the login prompt / activate the automatic login.
This might only work for Ubuntu/Gnome.
- Go to System > Administration > Login screen setup.
- Click on the Security tab.
- Check the Enable Automatic Login box.
- Choose/Type the user that you want.
- Close the window.