KDE Tip - Switching NumLock On at the KDE Login Screen

Back last month I covered a quick KDE tip on how to set the Num Lock key on when you log in to KDE.

While that generally works, it doesn't cover the KDE login screen (or KDM).

You might wonder why this is an issue, but I have found that on my Kubuntu Hardy system, if you don't have Num Lock on at the KDM screen, the keyboard ...

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Set Up a Custom Worksheet with KSysGuard

The KDE System Guard at first glance just looks like a simple system monitor application which lets you take a look at the System Load and Processes running on your machine.

It is actually capable of a lot more monitoring than that, and if you delve deeper into it, you can customise the way it works to show you information about your system that you are interested in.

So, let ...

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Quick Command Line Tip - Recursively Delete Files of a Certain Type

Applications can create a lot of temporary files sometimes, and these files aren't always cleaned up automatically.

An example of this is when you run Python applications. Particularly if you're a Python developer, your source code directories stack up with a .pyc version of each file, which is the cached compiled copy of the script.

To clean up (especially if you're going to do a source commit ...

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