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My Free and Open Source Photography Workflow

Doing digital photography in Linux isn’t hard but this batch of applications and the work flow they support may be better than what you’re using right now.

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This is something I’ve done in the past and need to be able to do in the future so here it is, thanks to stuffman at instructables.

Schedule Streaming Audio Recordings in Ubuntu

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Net neutrality anyone?


Here’s some additional info on testing your Netflix speed from Pretzel Logic and The Best Of Netflix and a similar piece from Wired.


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Good info.

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This should come in handy for netbook users that have smallish (4G) primary drives. We’re always running out of space during version upgrades.

Ubuntu Genius's Blog

Unless you have a totally fresh install of Ubuntu, you have probably noticed that each time you boot up, the GRUB boot menu lists a bunch of previous Linux kernels which you can boot into. While this can occasionally come in handy – like if you can’t boot into the new kernel after an upgrade – those previous kernels, images and modules are usually just wasting space.

While you can go into Synaptic, search for all the bits and pieces of previous kernels, and mark them for removal, here is a much easier method. In a terminal, simply paste the following command, and it will remove all but the current kernel (if you’ve upgraded your system, or had an update with a new kernel, please reboot your machine before running this):

dpkg -l 'linux-*' | sed '/^ii/!d;/'"$(uname -r | sed "s/\(.*\)-\([^0-9]\+\)/\1/")"'/d;s/^[^ ]* [^ ]* \([^…

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That’s the article from Pocket-Lint via News Republic. Here’s the link to the site hosting the project.


Looks like one of my Linksys routers can handle this. Something to do during retirement I guess.



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