Monthly Archives: October 2009

“Album” by Girls

Interesting album I’ve just started listening to… spotify link free mp3 from last.fm [amtap amazon:asin=B002JMLJ7U] Also am looking forward to this coming out [amtap amazon:asin=B002LGSK4O]

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Remove log statistics lines from /var/log/messages

If you use syslog-ng, you might find /var/log/messages has lots of lines like Oct 18 17:42:06 stairs syslog-ng[2391]: Log statistics; processed=’center(queued)=468′, processed=’center(received)=468′, processed=’destination(hosts)=0′, processed=’destination(d_boot)=0′, processed=’destination(d_auth)=42′, processed=’destination(d_cron)=256′, processed=’destination(d_mlal)=0′, processed=’destination(d_kern)=0′, processed=’destination(d_mesg)=100′, processed=’destination(d_cons)=0′, processed=’destination(d_spol)=0′, processed=’destination(d_mail)=70′, processed=’source(tcpgateway)=0′, processed=’source(s_sys)=468′, processed=’source(gateway)=0′ This is because it is … Continue reading

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View pdfs from mutt

Install pdftohtml Create a script /usr/local/bin/viewpdf (also usable as a commandline pdf viewer) #!/bin/bash # viewpdf FILE=`mktemp` /usr/local/bin/pdftohtml -q -noframes $1 $FILE.html lynx -dump -force_html $FILE.html rm -f $FILE.html Create a ~/.mailcap entry application/pdf; /usr/local/bin/viewpdf %s ; copiousoutput Inspiration from … Continue reading

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Want 2 finger scroll on your windows laptop?

Be jealous no longer of all those macbook owners… you now have your own gesture: Downloads – two-finger-scroll – Project Hosting on Google Code

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Windows 7 on the Lenovo s10e

Windows 7 installs without a hitch and wireless etc just work. To get OSD working, you should follow the advice on the msgoodies blog (install Lenovo Energy Management 3.1.5.2). To get gestures on the trackpad working, install the latest Synaptics … Continue reading

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Virus, Spyware & Malware Protection | Microsoft Security Essentials

Virus, Spyware & Malware Protection | Microsoft Security Essentials Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. Microsoft Security Essentials is a free* download from Microsoft that is simple … Continue reading

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Blazing Fast – Firefox Optimized Distributions

Blazing Fast – Firefox Optimized Distributions Latest firefox builds (at time of blog 3.5.3) built for Intel SSE & SSE2 CPU sets. Windows only. Will be trying these on my netbook.

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Spotinews

Spotinews New albums on spotify that are worth listening to…

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