Software

Pimping Unity’s indicator panel

With Unity becoming Ubuntu‘s default desktop we had to say goodbye to all those nice applets we got used to (or at least I did) while running Gnome 2.x. I’m especially thinking about sensor-, CPU- and system-monitor-applets. Those applets are not available anymore for Unity. Instead it’s making use of indicators. So I just fired …

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Kernel-remover for Fedora

Once you have Fedora running for while you’ll gather a bunch of kernel updates on your harddrive – and it’s likely you’ll need none of the old ones anymore. So from time to time I tend to clean up and remove old kernel packages keeping only the two latest updates. This procedure involves checking for …

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“googlecl” RPM for Fedora

Recently Google released a command line tool to manage it’s many different services: googlecl. This might be handy for those who want to script some operations. It’s quite simple to use, i.e.: # google picasa post title <PHOTOALBUM> /path/to/photo.jpg would upload “photo.jpg” to the Picasa album <PHOTOALBUM>. Run # google –help for more options or …

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