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Tucan: il download manager per Megaupload e simili

The objective of Tucan is to provide a convenient graphical interface i downloaded the multipli per da Megaupload, Rapidshare, 4shared, Badongo and similar.

Directly from the site: "Tucan to experiment with a new experience to users discouraged by other methods of file sharing, as the p2p. “Tesseract OCR” – ed: OCR software used by Tucan – combined with the library in GDP, Tucan grants to solve any captcha without user intervention. Tucan also bears the expectations between the user download removing any hassle ". (more…)

Linux4one: project suspended indefinitely

And’ A few days ago the news of cessation of development activities for the distribution Linux4One“, based deployment ubuntu 8.04 (up to the latest release) optimized for netbook. It seemed that the version 2.0 was almost at its birth, but by what is now the law in the first page’hardware of the most popular netbooks supported the major GNU / Linux distributions, also seems that the developers did not have more time to devote to the project. (more…)

Install the operating system via USB, with Unetbootin

Unetbootin is a software open source relatively recent, but surely mature. It is a single executable (the version for GNU/Linux) which ensure the execute permissions. The software in question is a normal USB stick a USB USBBootable“. For operation are not necessary dependencies. Unetbootin uses qt4 statically linked, he does not need another.

As is clear from the screenshot below the operation is very simple. It choose a distribution (if we have the iso well, otherwise he proceeds to automatically download), you choose the mountpoint on which is mounted the exhibition USB mass storage and proceeds with installation. (more…)

A gui for “lshw”

Using GNU/Linux often we should be familiar with the terminal and in many cases this makes our lives easier, but is not always essential. The program we are dealing with in this article is “lshw-gui“, an optional package for “lshw“, the famous tool for listing hardware resources. (more…)

NoMachine NX, remote login

Many people Il logo della NoMachinereaders of the blog will know almost certainly VNC, the remote access software to display (the operare) the remote computer. Today, however, we are talking about NoMachine NX, software developed by NoMachine which deals with the “login” remote. A differenza di VNC non avremo la possibilità di vedere le operazioni eseguite dall’utente in remoto, ma la possibilità di loggarci come se fossimo un’utente della macchina a cui ci colleghiamo. (more…)

Alien will turn to “deb” in “rpm” and vice versa

Today we see a small handbook for the operation of "alien”, application that converts archives "deb"To Debian in “rpm"To RedHat, and vice versa. Clearly available only for GNU / Linux. Although it is a stable software and regularly updated, “alienshould not be used for the installation of packages important for the system. Alien offers an alternative if they do not exist compiled packages for your distribution, is not suitable to replace the system libraries. (more…)