February 2009 Archives

Feb 21, 2009

Some Really Useful Linux Command Line Tricks

Some Really Useful Linux Command Line Tricks Posted by in Featured, Linux 7 comments

Many people, especially users new to the world of Linux, are afraid of the command line. However, the command line is incredibly powerful, and in many cases can save time, and execute tasks much faster than GUIs. Personally, I love the command line, and what follows is a list of tips and tricks I find […]


Feb 10, 2009

Batch Export Amarok Album Art to the Album’s Containing Directory

Batch Export Amarok Album Art to the Album’s Containing Directory Posted by in Linux, Ubuntu 8 comments

Despite being a Gnome user, I’ve been using Amarok – a KDE application – as my main music player for some time, and love it. I’ve also spent a lot of time within Amarok downloading and importing Album art for almost all of my music, with the exception of a few obscure albums for which […]


Feb 6, 2009

10 Top 10 Lists for Linux

10 Top 10 Lists for Linux Posted by in Linux 1 comment

Update 10/02/09: I’ve made one more worthy addition to the list, making it a “list 0f 11 Top nn lists for Linux”, since this list contains 8, and the Games list contains 25… OK, it’s a little cheeky, but “Top 10” lists seem to be the in thing at the moment. So, here’s my Top […]


Feb 6, 2009

Install Adobe AIR 1.5 and the Google Analytics Reporting Application on Ubuntu

Install Adobe AIR 1.5 and the Google Analytics Reporting Application on Ubuntu Posted by in Featured, Linux, Ubuntu 8 comments

Sometimes, I’m just too lazy to browse to the Google Analytics site – all that bookmark clicking, logging in, choosing profiles etc. I just can’t be arsed. I could, of course, leave the page open, and click refresh every now and then, or even bookmark the profile/report and go back later. That’s too obvious, and […]