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    Xubuntu: Open Whisker Menu with the Windows key

    Menu: Settings Manager -> Keyboard -> Application Shortcuts: xfce4-popup-whiskermenu and click the Windows Key (Super_L)

    Xubuntu: Open Whisker Menu with the Windows key

    Menu: Settings Manager -> Keyboard -> Application Shortcuts: xfce4-popup-whiskermenu and click the Windows Key (Super_L)

    Python - processing GMail IMAP email

    Here is an example of processing your GMail IMAP email in Python. The script below will: login to GMail account using IMAP open your Inbox retrieve and print all messages close mailbox logout # Script adapted from Corey Goldberg# http://coreygoldberg.blogspot.com/2011/07/python-processing-gmail-imap-email.html#!/usr/bin/env python [Read More]
    Tags: python

    How to make Ubuntu Local Repository

    1. Open terminal. Install dpkg-dev ,apache2 and apt-mirror $ sudo su $ apt-get update && apt-get upgrade $ apt-get install dpkg-dev apache2 apt-mirror 2. Create a directory where you will keep your packages. For this example, we'll use /usr/local/mydebs. $ mkdir -p /usr/local/mydebs 3. Now copy your packages into the... [Read More]

    Send email via Linux Terminal[Ubuntu]

    After searching throught the web, I eventually found a simple way to send emails via linux terminal, by using a simple package called Postfix. This guide is tested with Ubuntu 12.04.I use a Gmail account as SMTP server on Ubuntu-Linux server. Reason as to why I needed to be sending... [Read More]

    ArchLinux4.0: Setting MTU with netctl

    First things first: Ive been encountering some serious internet problems,with either my gateway or the way the network was set. I always felt a huge drop in throughput. After some searching I found out, that netctl can handle custom mtu configurations as well. The 'ExecUpPost' entry in a connection profile... [Read More]
    Tags: Linux

    How do I find my optimum MTU setting?

    I haven't been updating my blog for the past few months, But hey I finally got to Marion Island(-47.876404, 37.861019), when I got there I found out the internet was a bit crappy, (1mbps Satellite link). So i was set on a mission to optimize my internet experience - I... [Read More]

    How to Disable HDD Formatting Option from My Computer

    Note for Beginners A while ago, I mistakenly Formatted my disk-drive confusing it for a USB drive, the Drive contained all of my personal information (pictures, documents, eBooks and school stuff).  And this was not the first time that happened by accident. The main problem is I manoeuvre around my computer rather FAST, ... [Read More]
    Tags: Windows

    Save to Dropbox from the Chrome right-click menu[Trick]

    The era of saving documents on memory cards/sticks is no more, This days everyone who is clued up is using cloud storage. I for one use dropbox for school and related, Google drive for pictures and skydrive for book storage and relevant materials.I have seldom found myself stuck at times... [Read More]