Create a launcher script for Linux desktop

Using i3wm, I’m very pleased with the fact that at startup I can found all my everyday applications opened and placed on the relative workspaces. Anyway, sometimes I need different configuration (especially on the netbook) and I fit better with a manual launch of the programs. Bash, bin and nohup to make an easy starter script With nohup we can[…]

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How to rotate videos taken from smartphone

Landscape on the phone, portrait on the PC I recorded some videos with my smartphone and, incredibly, after the import on the PC, I found them rotated in the wrong mode. Landscape to portrait, or viceversa. Not ever, not at all, but sometimes it happens. So I was looking for a way to rotate those videos. I shot videos with[…]

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How to create custom screenshot shortcuts

Unity, Gnome and gnome-screenshot over scrot I’m really satisfied with the default Gnome screenshot system. Easy to use and very responsive. Simple press Prt button for a whole screen grab, just Shift+Prt to catch an area or Alt+Prt to get a window saved. Easy, fast and reliable. It’s Gnome Screenshots and screencasts. But what if you need to customize it?[…]

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Samba share shakes like a tango

Samba, the right way is ok On GNU/Linux systems, sometimes it happens that simple things become complicated things. Personally, I have founded that Samba Share (SMB) is a nice way to share files, but with some frustrating issues. Samba is easy to configure and doesn’t need much work from the clients to access, supposed to be based upon standard conditions.[…]

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