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Shell: Download a website with wget

In today's article we see how a site to download full with the command "wget".

Wget is a download manager open source, included in major Linux distributions. It is a tool command line, of which there is a gui for Gnome ("wget") and a gui for Windows ("wgetGUI"). Today we see some simple instruction, but for those who want to delve into the manual is always available from the terminal by typing "man wget".


Data Recovery con TestDisk

Stumble this useful Software OpenSource

Key Features..

  • Repair the partition table, recover deleted partition
  • Recover the boot sector of a FAT32 partition from its backup
  • Rebuild the boot sector FAT12/FAT16/FAT32

Cambiare lingua a Firefox

With the latest update from Mozilla, my fox computer (or should I say "my Panda rosso") is back to talk in inglese. I do not know why this happened, is probable that the langpack have not been included in the updates released by Canonical, the fact is that to return to Italian steps are few, Simple and (I hope) clear.

  • First you need to go on Mozilla mirror, that being open source is always available on the network,

Lighting effects to images with Gimp and the pack “Lomo Light Leaks”

Today I report an interesting site from which I often take inspiration for the writing of my tutorials. The site is, and as you can easily guess from the name of the domain is a site full of resources for PhotoShop, usable for most of the cases even with Gimp.

Today we see the "Lomo Light Leaks" pack, a collection of effects to add to their photos to make them look old. In pratica si tratta di 71 different images with the effect "flare" or reflex lenses. To apply the effect to the picture you want, simply open the "Light Leak" as a new layer overlaid on the main and change the mode from "Usual" a "Screen". I also recommend you to resize the "Leak" to be applied to the size of the main image.


Tips: Open an EPS file with Gimp on Windows XP

The version of Gimp for Windows is nothing more than a port of the most complete version for Linux. By itself Gimp on Windows has nothing to envy to the Linux version, it was not for some small additional packages that are enabled natively on Linux. One of these is Ghostscript.

The Wikipedia

Ghostscript is a collection of free programs based on an interpreter of page description languages PostScript and Portable Document Format, both of the Adobe.


Rebuild the database YUM on Fedora 15

I apologize to readers if these days there have been regular updates on the blog, but it was a period a little 'challenging and the blog has taken a back seat.

Today we talk about GNU / Linux, in addition to Fedora 15 This procedure also applies to older versions of well-.

It may happen that the database is corrupt YUM, happens especially when we install the packages outside of YUM (using "rpm --install <pacchetto.rpm>" or other). The procedure to restore everything to normal is as follows: