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For how long have I been using my computer?

Do you want to check how many hours you have been using your computer/laptop? Do you want to find out if that second-hand hard disk salesman is saying the truth? Are you about to buy a second-hand laptop that had been used only sparingly? You can figure out what’s going on, with the help of …

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Multimedia support in Ubuntu Linux 6.06

With Ubuntu Linux 6.06, it is much clear how to install those codecs in order to get broad multimedia file support. In Ubuntu, the multimedia infrastructure is handled by GStreamer; you install GStreamer plugins and any application that uses GStreamer can immediately benefit from the new codec support. A typical installation of Ubuntu will bring …

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Επιστροφή από GUADEC 2006

Σήμερα το πρωί επέστρεψα από το συνέδριο GNOME User and Developer European Conference (GUADEC). Το συνέδριο ήταν μια πολύ καλή ευκαιρία για να συναντηθούν τα άτομα που εργάζονται στο ίδιο το γραφικό περιβάλλον GNOME και αλλά σημαντικά έργα όπως το Xorg. Οι πρώτες δύο μέρες ήταν για warm up και υπήρχαν θέματα γενικά για το …

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How to easily modify a program in your Ubuntu?

Suppose we want to change the functionality of an Ubuntu application but we do not want to go into all the trouble of finding the source code, installing in /usr/local/, breaking dependencies with original versions and so on. Let’s change Character Map (gucharmap), and specifically change the default font size from 20pt to 14pt, so …

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Fedora in Greek #2

Fedora in Greek #2 Προέρχεται από τον simosx. Fedora Core 5 (Greek) when configured to use the DejaVu fonts as the main fonts. The DejaVu fonts are available from Fedora Extras (use the Package Manager to install). You then need to edit /etc/fonts/fonts.conf by replacing “Bitstream Vera” with “DejaVu”. This is 10pt, which is closer …

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Fedora in Greek #1

Fedora in Greek #1 Προέρχεται από τον simosx. Fedora Core 5 (Greek) when configured to use the DejaVu fonts as the main fonts. The DejaVu fonts are available from Fedora Extras (use the Package Manager to install). You need to edit /etc/fonts/fonts.conf by replacing “Bitstream Vera” with “DejaVu”. I am using font size 8pt which …

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