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Resize multiple images in one go

Resize Images, since the photo editing programs have become part of the routine of the average, is a task as simple as trivial. It is used especially for smaller size is available save bandwidth on the transfer of the file: smaller image will load faster and also to use the images on the web is not the high resolution needed. The problem arises when we have a considerable number of images to be resized, open them one by one can become quite long and tedious. (more…)

Alarm-clock: An alarm clock for Linux

If we have no desire or time to configure cron with the terminal, we can use “alarm-clock“, an alarm clock by which you can set of events at fixed times for Linux.

Alarm-clock” is a small and simple package already present in the repository Ubuntu and Fedora. Ubuntu is installed with the most classic:

$ sudo apt-get install alarm-clock

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FocusWriter: a text editor, for those who are too distracted

FocusWriter is a program designed to those who want or need to sccrivere, but he can not disrarsi. It is open source and available on the net for all operating systems. Sometimes you need to necessarily produce texts, that are the thesis, the pages of a novel o la shopping list, and at any time we run the risk that some Gmail notification, a icon too attractive or simple computer menu manage to distract us from the main job. (more…)

Tutorial: stained effect / burned with Gimp

The tutorial for today came a little’ per case and a powder’ because I was trying another effect to apply to your photo. The final effect will be staining of the picture (stains confused with burn marks) I think responding to reality, but let you judge users.

First open a photo you might pay at work. We'll turn it in a few easy steps. (more…)

“Prey” for your laptop

In the previous post we have already talked about how important it is to maintain a certain amount of security on your PC, especially if there are within sensitive data the Personal Information we do not want to disclose.

As already said Prey is the best program that I have been able to find among the programs for tracking stolen pc. E’ un software open source, released under the GNU Public License v3.0 and developed natively for Linux, but also supported by Microsoft and Mac OS X. Prey helps us to rediscover our computer stolen sending emails to our address containing a real "photography"The status of the pc. Prey sends us information about: (more…)