Tag Archives: Linux

Rounding function for bc

bc doesn’t include a way to round floating point values to the nearest integer, but you can write one yourself. Just type this in: If you don’t feel like typing this in every time, you can add it to a … Continue reading

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No sound for Flash in OpenSuse 11.2

I installed OpenSuse 11.2 on my laptop and everything was working fine. except I wasn’t getting any sound out of Flash (e.g. Youtube). Sound was working fine in other programs, so I knew my sound card was working. The problem … Continue reading

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Convert mkv files to xvid for Xbox 360

Ushare is an excellent media server that allows you to watch videos, listen to music and view pictures on your Xbox 360 that are stored on another computer. Unfortunately, the Xbox can be somewhat finicky about which formats it supports … Continue reading

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Using Javadoc with Eclipse in Ubuntu

When you’re using Eclipse to program in Java and you hover over a keyword (like a function name, a package, or a class), some Javadoc will be displayed, showing what the keyword does and how it is used. The default … Continue reading

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Booting multiple LiveCD’s from a single USB stick

I love LiveCD’s – they let you try out an operating system or Linux distro without messing with your current installation. Recently, I’ve become hooked on LiveUSB distro’s that allow you to boot off of a USB stick rather than … Continue reading

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