The Ultimate Blogging Client for Linux

How it all started Ever since i started a blog i had always wanted a wanted a application which would allow me do my blogging (preferably offline ) without having to use the web browser. One of the reasons for this was because i (as at then) did not have a…

How to Fix Pidgin and Yahoo Issues

Lots of people (including me) have been experiencing issues trying to connect to their yahoo messenger account via pidgin. The reason for this issues seem to be that Yahoo are updating their servers and are using a new authentication system? Thankfully i found a workaround Work around Open Pidgin and…

An easy way to Spilt or Merge PDF Files in Linux

I work as  the IT guy of a school that runs free software on all our computers. So far majority of our computing needs has been  met by free software. ( all of them if we exclude matlab and some freedom hating multimedia  codecs.) One area that has been quite shaky…

Give Ubuntu Jaunty An Apple Flavour

So this month i decide to give my laptop an apple flavor, God knows how much i hate Macs and some element of their interface, like  the lack of right click-right out of the box (i initially stated that right clicks doesn’t work out of the box because…

Use Identi.ca Notices as your Pidgin status message

While surfing the net feeling bored  (after waking up in the middle of the night and finding it hard to sleep. well that is quite another story) I found a cool pidgin plugin called pidgin-identica-status what it does is Use your  (or infact any ) Identica feed as your pidgin status…

Control PulseAudio streams with gnome-pulse-applet

Back in late 2007 i started seeing  news about some revolution that was coming to  sound in Linux . I remembered reading   about it being the: next generation sound server for Linux, making all sorts of “ear-candy” possible: from dynamically changing the volume of individual applications to hot-plugging support…