If you’re running Fedora or RedHat and you download the plugin required from Google to make voice calls from inside gmail, you’ll need to convert it to an RPM before you can use it. Alien will convert RPMs to Debian .deb packages and vice versa. Download and unpack. You don’t even need to compile or install to use it.
Perform an inception. Mount the install img from inside an iso to see whats available in kickstart pre installs
Perform an Inception. Mount your iso, then mount the image found inside. Go inside the second image to see what is available during the pre install section of a kickstart. Use isomaster to rebuild the install.img and plop that inside the the outer iso, rebuilding that one too.
Little Big Planet was easily one of the most original games created in the last decade. If you haven’t given it a try, you’re missing out. While you could pull and grab a hold of other players in the original game, there was one area that many users are hoping to see repeated and expanded upon in the sequel, Little Big Planet 2.
Want a password hash that has a special word or set of characters in it just because? Why? Well, why not!? If you have access to a number of networked machines with shared ssh authorized_keys, you could give each one a nice cpu burn in test and try to find something complicated.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the stream editor sed. Pattern matching, delimiters, deletion, ranges, grouping, all explained.
At a Technology conference in Lake Tahoe, Bill Gates made a prediction that the best education will come from the web in 5 years. Nicholas Negroponte also said that the physical book will be obsolete in 5 years. He compared paper books transition to their digital counterparts to the music and film industry of a few decades ago.
In almost all high level languages you can do something similar to x++ to increment an integer counter. Bash doesn’t have an incrementer, but you can still make your own integer counter using back-ticks and expr.