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GNU/Linux

Server DLNA per linux: which one to choose?

Linux from the media point of view has always remained a step behind the competition. With few exceptions the best multimedia software, are photo editing or video editing, They are developed exclusively (the quasi) for Mac or Windows. Linux is however unbeatable, and for many years the most widely used system, for everything about the servers. Today we deal with DLNA media server: particular file server that can be accessed via DLNA compatible client. (more…)

By TheJoe, ago
Software

CodeLobster PHP Edition: free PHP editor, Javascript, HTML, CSS

CodeLobster PHP Edition It is cutting edge software for working with web programming languages. It 'been around a long time and has many users. In this article, I'll tell you all you need to know to become familiar with this tool. With Codelobster can change files easily PHP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript. The function of highlight syntax along with suggestions for features, their parameters and tags make the experience of efficient coding. If your file has mixed content, You do not have to worry because the tool handles them easily. For example, if you add PHP code to an HTML template, Codelobster highlight accurately both written in PHP functions that HTML tags separately, allowing you to distinguish them. The same applies to the CSS or JavaScript code that is often contained in a HTML file. (more…)

By TheJoe, ago
GNU/Linux

Delete the silence at the beginning and end of an audio file with SoX

SoX It is a tool for Editing audio files via the command line in Linux. Some past projects will allow the use through GUI, but they were in time abandoned all and there remained only the command line (not that I mind). Often the audio file is set to a silent too long beginning or end of the file. HE, as in my case, the files are queued in audio player, or on a CD the wait is nervous. SoX well as do virtually anything with audio files, It allows you to remove the silence in the input and output, returning a file ready to be queued or burn (and often much lighter original). (more…)

By TheJoe, ago
GNU/Linux

VeraCrypt: the successor of TrueCrypt

In 2009 I wrote an article on security. The best that I could find online to encrypt their files was TrueCrypt, at the time was a safe & software. I can not say the same thing seven years later. The development has been arrested in 2014, but good news there. I could recommend a list of software that do the same thing, but I would not do is leave open questions and invite people to spend time (time that I have already spent). For this reason I will not go further and recommend a project fork that has been followed to the present day. It's called VeraCrypt (the latest release to date is dated October 2016). (more…)

By TheJoe, ago
Updates

M5S: we need an open source software

With today's article I'm going a bit 'out of the sow, but do not want to open a flame with the subject Movement 5 Location, I just simply observe the facts. I see today that expelled through an online vote, with the 65% majority, Adele Gambaro, a senator of M5S with which I have no ties of any kind. Perhaps not everyone knows that if the Gambaro did not want to resign could continue to occupy the chair that already occupies, although consistency wants you to resign. My purpose is to be political judgment will not, but only a reflection (more…)

By TheJoe, ago
GNU/Linux

Working with Google docs, as if we were working in local

In today's article we see a little hack to access our Google docs as if we were working in local. In practice "'ll mount" the cloud of our documents made available by Google to a local folder. We can browse between the files as locally, rename, move, copy, As if they were on our pc. The software that will handle the sharing is called "google-docs-fs", a small script in Python with API Fuse, available for Linux and Mac. (more…)

By TheJoe, ago
GNU/Linux

Mount a remote device in tunneling “sshfs”

Several articles ago I explained how to mount a remote machine via FTP, so that the PC on which we operate is seen as a directory locale. The program used to establish the connection between the two machines is unpronounceable: "curlftpfs". Today we will do the same thing, but the protocol used will be the 'SSH. We will find a number of similarities with the article previously developed, one in all the impronunciabilità the software used: "sshfs". How much of the useful software, "sshfs" is directly installed via repository. It will be enough to look inside the graphical tool in use at the distribution. (more…)

By TheJoe, ago
Software

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…)

By TheJoe, ago