Konqueror power tip - split displays

If you thought tabbed file management in Konqueror was good (and it really is brilliant), then this will be a neat discovery.

If you need to work with two different locations at once, whether they be folders - a local and remote copy of something, two web pages or any two resources side-by-side, then you can split your Konqueror window into two so you can see both at a glance, instead ...

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Linux tip - have items open on login

In Windows, if you want a particular program to start at login, you drop a shortcut (or the program, or a document) into your Startup folder in the Start Menu > Programs folder.

Well, today's tip will replicate that behaviour under Linux - specifically any Linux distribution using Gnome (we use Ubuntu 6.10 for this example).

Head over to System > Preferences > Sessions on the menu and click the Startup Items ...

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Don’t be an idiot like me when connecting remotely

Just thought I would share a neat little tip for anyone who connects to a remote machine and does stuff.

I learnt this tip the hard way - what I was doing was connecting via SFTP to a server, using Konqueror, my favourite all-purpose file manager. I put sftp://myserver into the location bar of Konqueror.

It then asks me for the username and password, and I would have the correct ...

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Jeremy Allison resigns from Novell

Ars Technica is reporting that top Samba hacker Jeremy Allison has resigned from Novell over the recent deal with Microsoft.

In case you're not aware, Samba is probably the most important open source project with regards to Windows interoperability. Samba powers Windows file sharing in virtually all flavours of Linux and most other Unix operating systems (including the Mac) and an immeasurable number of embedded devices (like Storage Area ...

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