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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Video - installing Mplayer and the binary codecs

Mplayer and the binary codec package is a potent combination for pretty much all your internet video needs on Linux. In this tutorial, Peter walks you through the installation on an Ubuntu system.

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Open Any Folder from Your GNOME Desktop

Today we have a quick tip for productivity in your GNOME desktop. This is not a well-known technique, but it is very fast and a quick way to open any folder.

While on your desktop (either with no windows open or with the desktop focused) type / (forward slash). Now type in a folder path and hit Enter. The directory will be opened in a new Nautilus window. On top of ...

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