What I had to do to get it to work:
sudo apt-get install python-gdata sudo apt-get install python-webkit sudo apt-get install python-feedparser
I really like BloGTK as a quick blog posting app. Maybe I haven’t searched much for these things, but BloGTK seems to be the only one that allows you to set the category.
I’ve been struggling with trying to password protect documents so that they can’t be opened without the password but I finally found the solution.
Go to file >> save as, and mark the checkbox that says “save with password”.
There’s another option under Tools >> Protect, but that just protects the document from being modified [...]
I was getting a bizarre error message about autokey not initializing because of an insecure string pickle (whatever that means). No answer was in sight.
So I looked through my home directory and found the autokey config folder in .config/autokey.
I replaced the autokey.bin file with the backup autokey.bin~ file and lo and behold, it [...]
I have been experimenting with using Dragon NaturallySpeaking as a way to transcribe notes that are created by talking to my cell phone. I’m using an application called dictadroid, which has two versions: a free version and a paid version. Right now, I’m using the free version, but I may switch over to the paid [...]
Sox can speed up mp3s in linux. Use the stretch paramater.
sox infile outfile effect
stretch factor [window fade shift fading] Time stretch file by a given factor. Change duration without affecting the pitch. factor of stretching: >1.0 lengthen, [...]
[FMP width="384" height="192"]http://edwardshapard.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/macronwriting.flv[/FMP] Free Macron Writing/Typing Program for Windows and Linux… See Below Need a list of Latin Macrons? Looking for a Free Macron program for Windows?
When you’re learning Latin, there’s good reason to use macrons; lines above vowels that indicate that the vowel is long. Macrons are useful for [...]
Ted, the torrent episode downloader, does not like something about Ubuntu. You have to run him with the noTray option:
java -jar ted.jar noTray
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This blog and many other web-related applications were hosted on my trusty server Cerberus for several years. In the past I was able to reach them from my work computer, but sharing the address with others wasn’t always easy. So I’ve taken the plunge and put this thing up on UCV host. UCV host now [...]
The author calls this gutenflash. It is like ReallyEasyReader, but free, slim, and fast. I’m really happy about finding this as it can replace the somewhat buggy (but nice when it works) ReallyEasyReader. I’ve been looking for something like this for linux for a long time.
A little annoyance that pops up occasionally is that when the Mandriva kernel is updated, VMware stops working and you need to get the new kernel headers. The problem is, it’s not that easy to find the right ones. What you want is the package called. ‘kernel-desktop-devel-etc…’