luni, 27 februarie 2012

The LightScribe - without labels and handwriting.

LightScribe is an innovative technology that uses a special disc drive, special media, and label-making software to burn labels directly onto CDs and DVDs.

Download the packages from here.

Use the root account and install this packages :

# rpm -ivh lightscribe-1.18.24.1-linux-2.6-intel.rpm 
Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
   1:lightscribe            ########################################### [100%]
# rpm -ivh lightscribeApplications-1.18.15.1-linux-2.6-intel.rpm 
Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
   1:lightscribeApplicationswarning: group admin does not exist - using root%)
warning: group admin does not exist - using root
########################################### [100%]

The path application is /opt/SimpleLabeler/

See the files:

$ ll
total 332
drwxr-xr-x. 4 root wheel   4096 Feb 27 14:10 content
-rwxr-xr-x. 1 root wheel   2980 May 19  2010 launchBrowser.sh
drwxr-xr-x. 3 root wheel   4096 Feb 27 14:10 plugins
-rwxr-xr-x. 1 root wheel     43 May 19  2010 qt.conf
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root      16 May 19  2010 qttr.qm
-rwsr-xr-x. 1 root wheel 314088 May 19  2010 SimpleLabeler
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root      16 May 19  2010 simplelabelertr.qm

Run the SimpleLabeler , and you see this :

Insert the special media in the special disc drive with the face down.

This is a way to not use labels and handwriting.

sâmbătă, 18 februarie 2012

G'MIC plug-in for GIMP.

GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program and it has many capabilities.
One best feature is plugins system. Plugins may be stored in different locations depending upon your distribution.
The author of G'MIC plug-in tell us: The G'MIC plug-in for GIMP proposes a set of various filters to apply on your images, including artistic effects, image denoising and enhancement algorithms, 3D renderers, etc.. It is a quite large plug-in, integrating a lot of different effects.
You can download the G'MIC plug-in from here.
Unzip the file and go to folder where is the gmic_gimp file.
Use this command to copy the file in the plug-ins folder.

$ cp  gmic_gimp ~/.gimp-2.6/plug-ins/
Once you have installed the plugin just restart the GIMP.
The G'MIC will working just if you have open an image.
You can find it on menu : Filters->G'MIC.... Also , the G'MIC plug-in has available 284 filters.

luni, 6 februarie 2012

The latest Linux tutorials written by me.

Meanwhile I managed to write some tutorials: Using piped examples with tee and xargs. Send emails from linux terminal. Linux command execution using WinSCP. and more... Here are the latest Linux tutorials written by me.

miercuri, 1 februarie 2012

New firefox mozilla 10

On January 31, 2012 Mozilla released version 10 of the popular browser Firefox. Some important bugs have been corrected and other facilities were launched. I name a few of them:
  • Anti-Aliasing for WebGL is now implemented
  • CSS3 3D-Transforms are now supported
  • The forward button is now hidden until you navigate back
  • Full Screen APIs allow you to build a web application that runs full screen
List of bugs fixed you can view here.