Tag Archives: Linux

Default File Association in Gnome 3.0

This apparently holds true back to at least GNOME 2.12 or before, but more importantly it still holds true for GNOME 3.0. As a former primarily-Windows user, I always kind of expected to be able to change default file association …

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Fedora 14 DNS Name Registration to Windows DHCP

This is a problem that plagued me for quite while, and it required two fixes in my setup (which runs Server 2003; not sure how this affects 2008/R2). One of the fixes now lets the Windows Server 2003 DHCP service update DNS dynamically for any client that connects. The other fix is a problem with Fedora 14′s NetworkManager. More of a workaround, though.

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Video Pick: X Windows System Tutorial

I’ve begun work on a side project that I’ve been investigating for awhile involving wireless, Linux-based, low-cost, low-power, centrally-managed, long-lasting terminal computer devices for use inside of kiosks at my workplace. Since these machines will operate on low storage space …

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More Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts for Linux

Cycle through the windows on your current Gnome workspace using Win+1, Win+2, etc, like on Windows 7. Works on Compiz and Metacity.

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Aero Snap effect for Metacity

An easy way to get Aero Snap like functionality on Linux box – bind keyboard shortcuts to resize the active window to take up half of the screen. Works with Gnome / Metacity / Compiz.

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