KDE Tip - Switch NumLock On at Startup

I personally like the num lock key to be switched on by default once I've logged in to KDE. For me, it's much more useful to have access to the numeric keypad as, just that, a numeric keypad, than it is to have a glorified arrow key navigation pad.

If, like me, you want to have NumLock on as soon as KDE starts, the option is a pretty ...

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Wormux 0.8

Back in December, I looked at Wormux, a crazy turn-based battle game where you pitch (FOSS-inspired) animated characters against each other to find the last man standing.

Recently, the team announced the release of the new 0.8 version of the game. The new release boasts a new network play feature as well as loads of new maps, several additional weapons and other upgrades.

The new network multiplayer option allows ...

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Quick Command Line Tip - Whois from the Command Line

A very quick command line tip today, for users of pretty much any Unix-based operating system, including Linux distributions.

When you're looking up information on a certain web site or domain name, you might be used to using whois functions on websites such as DNS Tools to see who owns a domain.

However, in most cases there is a much quicker way to get the same information, which is ...

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Extract Mac Font Files (.dfont) into .ttf Files

Have you ever been in a situation where you desperately need a copy of a font for something you're working on, but you can only seem to find a copy in the wrong format? Often this can happen, and you have the font elsewhere, but it's not in the standard .ttf format you expect.

If you're dealing with a font that has originated on a Macintosh, it ...

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