Konqueror Tip: Saving the Window Size


I always found it strange that I could open Konqueror, resize it, and close it; only to have it appear again at the original size the next time it launched. I had checked the Configure Konqueror options under the Settings menu before, but never found anything. It was only after reinstalling Kubuntu this weekend due to a failed hard drive that I discovered why window size wasn't being saved.

The solution is under the Settings menu, but through Configure View Profiles. Simply select "Save window size in profile", hit Save, and you're d

OpenSUSE 10.3 Repositories

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I finally got around to getting the database completely synced with the OpenSUSE 10.3 repositories. You should now see a link to those files from the RPM section for each package that is included.

New Filter Option

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I added a new option for filtering results. Previously, anything that used a terminal interface was grouped under the command line interface umbrella, but now it has been separated out into command line and Ncurses. For those of you unfamiliar with Ncurses, it is a graphical interface for a terminal environment. Because this is a new distinction, there are undoubtedly still some apps listed incorrectly as command line when they actually use Ncurses, and some will have both interfaces available. Please comment if you find any that need to be corrected. I plan to update them over time as they are found.

Create Video for an iPod Using Thin Liquid Film

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Thin Liquid Film is specifically designed for converting videos to an iPod compatible format. It also supports transfering files to an iPod. I've been aware of it for a while now, but only recently got around to giving it a try, and I must say that I'm impressed. If you own a video iPod then Thin Liquid Film is a must have app.

Post Comments Without Registering

Anonymous visitors can now post comments. I used to have this enabled, but changed it when there was too much spam being posted. Now a spam filter has finally been implemented to deal with that problem, however, it may take a little while for me to get it trained.

Rediscovering Betrayal at Krondor Using DOSBox

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While I was in high school a game I really enjoyed was Betrayal at Krondor. It's based on a fantastic series of novels by Raymond E. Feist. I've been re-reading them this summer and it made me nostalgic for the game as well. In looking for my copy of the game I came to discover that it has since been released as freeware and can be played on Linux using DOSBox.

Video on the Web: Browser Support

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While researching the plug-ins piece of this series a problem with browser support became very obvious. My original intention was to test the websites with multiple browsers and report any differences, but quickly determined that my plan wasn't going to work. The sad fact was that Firefox (and presumeably Mozilla as well) was the only one to use the plug-ins properly.