Better windows VM experience on Qemu
With Qemu resize and copy-paste option, Windows VM seems to be lacking all this. This can be fixed by installing the spice tools in Windows VM. To do this, head over to spice space and download the …
Windows Vs Linux – One more time
Image via Wikipedia […] One of the most written and commented articles has to be Linux vs Windows (of course there are competitors like vim vs emacs) but none has been covered so much as Linux …
vim mappings – easy way to do things.
You can use vim mappings to make some of your editor tasks very simple. Here I am giving you just a example, but you could always let your imagination run wild. :nmap ,b Oj0c$**hP And what do we do …
sxiv – image viewer
sxiv is a nice alternative to feh. It is very light weight and quite useful. Here is the description: […] Description : sxiv is an alternative to feh and qiv. Its only dependency besides xlib …
cksum – compare for multiple files.
If you have to compare cksum for couple of files, the you know how cumbersome it is. So, I wrote a simple script, wherein you can create a file called cksums in the current directory and copy paste …
IE8 – Developer Tools
Don’t start banging me for this, but I had to test something on Windows and thus found out this. I f you need to debug or test something on IE8 on Windows, then you can simply press “F12” and this …
slow ssh connection
If you are experiencing slow ssh connections, then possibly your system is trying to do reverse lookup of the IP address. If that is the case, then you can add the below to “hosts” line in …
vim mappings for multiple files.
If you open multiple files in vim with command line option. Then the only way to move between the files is “:n” and “:N”. There is a easier way to do this. Just add mappings for this in vimrc. Here is …
rpmconf – Tool to handle rpmsave and rpmnew files
Install the utility: sudo yum install rpmconf Description: […] And finally run the utility: sudo rpmconf -a and if there is a conflict or rpmsave or rpmnew file, then you will see something …
qemu manager for Windows to run your linux distribution
If you are into virtualization, then you must have heard about Qemu. And if you are on windows then this is a must: http://www.davereyn.co.uk/download.htm
quadkonsole – multiple consoles to make your life easier
First lets install quadkonsole: yum install quadkonsole Now, to launch the quadkonsole, just type quadkonsole in the run box (appears with Alt+F2). You will by default see 4 console windows in single …
Compare files excluding certain lines.
Quick tip, you can use any expression for the sed commands in the (). With this trick you can redirect the stdout of 2 commands to the diff command. This might become very useful, if you want to …