Making KDE dialogue boxes appear from shell scripts

Providing graphical feedback in the form of dialogue boxes when you're writing a shell script isn't really that easy to do yourself. If you're a KDE user, though, and want to write a shell script that gives you feedback in the form of one of these.

FOSSwire KDialog

This could be really useful if you want to set up a script that you want to be able to run ...

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Firefox 3.0 Beta 2 Is A Win For Linux

Mozilla has released the latest beta of Firefox 3 today, and the Linux efforts behind it are starting to show even more. This release, being a beta, is surprisingly stable. Here's the killer that makes this beta release amazing: more GTK support.

firefox3b2_theme.png

firefox3b2_icons.pngLook at those tabs. They match perfectly with the default Clearlooks theme. It isn't true GTK like Epiphany, but it sure looks like it now. Instead ...

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Speed up Amarok with MySQL

Amarok logo So you've got a MySQL database server set up and running and you use Amarok for your music. You'd think those two things are quite separate from each other and wouldn't really combine right?

Now Amarok is a brilliant music jukebox and player and one of its features is that it can use several different types of database to store your music information. One of the database ...

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